Period
to 7 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 68 33
Rank change year-on-year +31 -35 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 107 150 193
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.51% 3.91% 5.20%
As % of the Applications category 44.03% 52.82% 54.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 82 77
Median daily rate £163 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.57% +9.38% -7.25%
10th Percentile £102 £160 £114
90th Percentile £423 £549 £519
South East median daily rate £250 £313 £300
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 49
Median hourly rate £14.51 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.62% -25.71% +34.62%
10th Percentile £11.63 £9.64 £10.40
90th Percentile £30.66 £26.62 £31.60
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.57
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.63% +11.18%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 243 284 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 10.24% 7.41% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 158 169
Median daily rate £350 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +19.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £120 £175 £150
90th Percentile £494 £540 £483
South East median daily rate £325 £365 £355
% change year-on-year -10.96% +2.82% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 58
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.18 £17.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.89% -18.93% +7.63%
10th Percentile £11.67 £10.18 £10.40
90th Percentile £35.75 £34.17 £27.00
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% +16.67%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Hampshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Hampshire

Microsoft Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in Hampshire over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Hampshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Hampshire

Microsoft Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Office in Hampshire over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Hampshire

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 7 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth +28 25 £120 -22.58% 6
Basingstoke +19 19 £149 -54.23% 10
Southampton +19 15 £350 +141.38% 3
Havant -6 14 £120 -71.34%
Fareham +25 10 £150 -55.56% 3
Hook +6 5 £315 +5.00% 1
Farnborough +2 5 £180 -46.67% 5
Aldershot - 4 - - 4
Winchester -6 3 £200 -53.49%
Eastleigh - 1 £375 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 77 (71.96%) Windows
2 63 (58.88%) Microsoft
3 62 (57.94%) Active Directory
4 36 (33.64%) Microsoft Excel
5 32 (29.91%) Windows 7
6 29 (27.10%) MS Visio
7 28 (26.17%) Windows 10
7 28 (26.17%) Windows Server
7 28 (26.17%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (25.23%) VPN
9 24 (22.43%) HP
9 24 (22.43%) SCCM
9 24 (22.43%) Office 365
10 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (21.50%) MS Exchange
10 23 (21.50%) Microsoft Project
11 22 (20.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 22 (20.56%) Remote Desktop
12 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (19.63%) ITSM
13 19 (17.76%) Migration
13 19 (17.76%) Internet
13 19 (17.76%) Remedy
13 19 (17.76%) Windows XP
13 19 (17.76%) Security Cleared
13 19 (17.76%) WebEx
14 18 (16.82%) Bomgar
14 18 (16.82%) Remedy ITSM
14 18 (16.82%) Windows Vista
14 18 (16.82%) Incident Management

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (21.50%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 17 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (10.28%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.74%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.74%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.93%) CMS
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 36 (33.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (27.10%) MS Visio
3 23 (21.50%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (20.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (16.82%) Acrobat
6 14 (13.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.93%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.43%) Office 365
2 14 (13.08%) Azure
3 3 (2.80%) Power Platform
3 3 (2.80%) PowerApps
4 1 (0.93%) Asana
4 1 (0.93%) Azure Stack
4 1 (0.93%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.23%) VPN
2 22 (20.56%) Remote Desktop
3 19 (17.76%) Internet
3 19 (17.76%) WebEx
4 11 (10.28%) VoIP
5 8 (7.48%) Skype
6 7 (6.54%) Firewall
6 7 (6.54%) LAN
7 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.61%) Wireless
8 5 (4.67%) IP Telephony
8 5 (4.67%) Unified Communications
8 5 (4.67%) WAN
9 4 (3.74%) Broadband
9 4 (3.74%) MPLS
9 4 (3.74%) SAN
9 4 (3.74%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (3.74%) VLAN
10 3 (2.80%) PBX
10 3 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) ClearCase
1 3 (2.80%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.87%) JIRA
2 2 (1.87%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) MSI
3 1 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 7 (6.54%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.87%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.93%) Automotive
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Military
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (14.95%) Desktop Support
2 14 (13.08%) Analyst
2 14 (13.08%) Windows Engineer
3 13 (12.15%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.48%) Deployment Engineer
4 8 (7.48%) Help Desk Support
4 8 (7.48%) IT Support
4 8 (7.48%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.54%) Windows Deployment Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.61%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (4.67%) Architect
8 4 (3.74%) 1st Line Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.74%) IT Technician
8 4 (3.74%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) Middleware
2 1 (0.93%) Ajax
2 1 (0.93%) CSS
2 1 (0.93%) ModSecurity
2 1 (0.93%) REST
2 1 (0.93%) SOAP
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) Blackberry
2 16 (14.95%) PDA
3 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.35%) NHS
4 6 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.67%) Smartphone
6 4 (3.74%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.80%) Clustering
8 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.87%) CMDB
8 2 (1.87%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (0.93%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.93%) iPad
9 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 77 (71.96%) Windows
2 32 (29.91%) Windows 7
3 28 (26.17%) Windows 10
3 28 (26.17%) Windows Server
4 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (17.76%) Windows XP
7 18 (16.82%) Windows Vista
8 17 (15.89%) Windows 2000
9 7 (6.54%) Linux
10 6 (5.61%) Android
11 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
11 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2016
12 4 (3.74%) Mac OS
12 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (2.80%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.87%) AIX
15 1 (0.93%) pSOS
15 1 (0.93%) Unix
15 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.17%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (19.63%) ITSM
3 19 (17.76%) Migration
4 18 (16.82%) Incident Management
5 16 (14.95%) ITIL
6 11 (10.28%) Project Delivery
7 10 (9.35%) Project Management
8 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.61%) Asset Management
9 6 (5.61%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.61%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.67%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (4.67%) Service Management
11 4 (3.74%) Coaching
11 4 (3.74%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.74%) Network Design
11 4 (3.74%) Product Management
11 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
1 4 (3.74%) VB
2 2 (1.87%) Java
2 2 (1.87%) SQL
2 2 (1.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (17.76%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (12.15%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.35%) Degree
5 8 (7.48%) MCSE
6 7 (6.54%) CCNA
6 7 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (5.61%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.80%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.80%) MCP
8 3 (2.80%) MCSA
9 2 (1.87%) APMP
9 2 (1.87%) CCA
9 2 (1.87%) CCEA
9 2 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.87%) ISEB
9 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.87%) MCITP
10 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) PMO
2 4 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.74%) SLA
3 2 (1.87%) GDPR
3 2 (1.87%) P3O
3 2 (1.87%) QA
4 1 (0.93%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.93%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 62 (57.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) XenApp
3 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.87%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.87%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 24 (22.43%) SCCM
2 18 (16.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 17 (15.89%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (3.74%) SCOM
5 3 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.80%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.87%) WSUS
7 1 (0.93%) Ansible
7 1 (0.93%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.93%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.93%) Netcool
7 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.93%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 63 (58.88%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.43%) HP
3 19 (17.76%) Remedy
4 18 (16.82%) Adobe
4 18 (16.82%) Bomgar
5 17 (15.89%) Peregrine
6 9 (8.41%) Cisco
7 6 (5.61%) Citrix
7 6 (5.61%) McAfee
8 5 (4.67%) ServiceNow
8 5 (4.67%) Symantec
9 4 (3.74%) Apple
9 4 (3.74%) IBM
9 4 (3.74%) Lotus
9 4 (3.74%) Progress
9 4 (3.74%) VMware
10 3 (2.80%) Oracle
10 3 (2.80%) Polycom
10 3 (2.80%) Sonus
11 2 (1.87%) Google