Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 32 39
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 217 190 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.67% 5.39% 4.61%
As % of the Applications category 54.80% 54.13% 43.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 104 116
Hampshire median daily rate £308 £350 £312
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.14% +12.18% -0.81%
10th Percentile £114 £130 £130
90th Percentile £519 £463 £438
South East median daily rate £300 £324 £300
% change year-on-year -7.26% +7.83% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 35 21
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.62 £13.81 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.35% -21.11% +41.30%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.34 £9.20
90th Percentile £31.83 £43.75 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.02
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.44% +3.83%

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 396 351 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 10.34% 9.97% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 214 272
Hampshire median daily rate £326 £333 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +2.31% -7.80%
10th Percentile £148 £143 £176
90th Percentile £519 £488 £487
South East median daily rate £360 £344 £325
% change year-on-year +4.73% +5.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 45 30
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.56 £16.00 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.48% -16.20% +52.80%
10th Percentile £10.41 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £30.75 £43.75 £47.63
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +3.45%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Hampshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Office in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Hampshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Hampshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Hampshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Hampshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Hampshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor 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 25 May 2018. 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
Basingstoke -1 53 £195 -48.34% 4
Winchester +10 26 £114 -67.43% 2
Southampton -5 23 £388 +167.24% 6
Portsmouth +10 18 £500 +67.36% 3
Hook +14 13 £328 -3.53%
Fareham -4 13 £375 +36.36% 2
Farnborough -9 13 £400 -15.79% 7
Havant -4 9 £275 -40.54% 2
Andover +2 8 £300 -28.14%
Ringwood +1 3 £155 +7.83% 2
Petersfield -3 3 £160 +68.42%
Aldershot - 1 £425 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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.

1 150 (69.12%) Microsoft
2 100 (46.08%) Windows
3 59 (27.19%) Active Directory
3 59 (27.19%) Security Cleared
4 42 (19.35%) Windows 7
5 40 (18.43%) SharePoint
6 39 (17.97%) Office 365
7 38 (17.51%) SC Cleared
7 38 (17.51%) Windows 10
8 34 (15.67%) Windows Server
9 27 (12.44%) ITIL
10 25 (11.52%) Microsoft Project
10 25 (11.52%) Project Management
11 23 (10.60%) Finance
11 23 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (10.14%) DV Cleared
12 22 (10.14%) VMware
13 21 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (8.76%) Skype
14 19 (8.76%) PRINCE2
14 19 (8.76%) Microsoft Excel
15 18 (8.29%) Migration
16 17 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (7.37%) Internet
17 16 (7.37%) IIS
17 16 (7.37%) SharePoint Server
17 16 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (6.91%) PMO
18 15 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (6.91%) Telecoms

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 40 (18.43%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.37%) IIS
2 16 (7.37%) SharePoint Server
3 13 (5.99%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.99%) Skype for Business
4 7 (3.23%) Apache
5 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.38%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (11.52%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (8.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (6.91%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.38%) NUKE
5 3 (1.38%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.92%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.46%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.46%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (17.97%) Office 365
2 5 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (1.38%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.92%) IaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.46%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.76%) Skype
2 16 (7.37%) Internet
3 14 (6.45%) DNS
3 14 (6.45%) SAN
4 8 (3.69%) LAN
4 8 (3.69%) VPN
5 7 (3.23%) DHCP
5 7 (3.23%) Wireless
6 5 (2.30%) Firewall
6 5 (2.30%) WAN
7 4 (1.84%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.38%) Intranet
8 3 (1.38%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.92%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.92%) VLAN
10 1 (0.46%) Broadband
10 1 (0.46%) DMZ
10 1 (0.46%) Network Security
10 1 (0.46%) SSH
10 1 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.92%) DB2
4 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.46%) MS Access
5 1 (0.46%) QlikView
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Selenium
1 8 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.38%) Android Studio
2 3 (1.38%) JIRA
2 3 (1.38%) MSI
3 2 (0.92%) StarTeam
General
1 23 (10.60%) Finance
2 15 (6.91%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.76%) German Language
3 6 (2.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.84%) French Language
4 4 (1.84%) Retail
5 3 (1.38%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.38%) Electronics
5 3 (1.38%) Local Government
6 2 (0.92%) Military
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (12.90%) Analyst
2 21 (9.68%) Project Manager
3 17 (7.83%) Desktop Support
4 15 (6.91%) Developer
4 15 (6.91%) Support Engineer
5 11 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (5.07%) Build Engineer
5 11 (5.07%) IT Engineer
6 10 (4.61%) IT Support
7 9 (4.15%) Trainer
8 8 (3.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (3.69%) Architect
8 8 (3.69%) SharePoint Developer
9 7 (3.23%) Service Analyst
10 6 (2.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (2.76%) IT Analyst
10 6 (2.76%) IT Manager
10 6 (2.76%) Tester
10 6 (2.76%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (2.30%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.91%) .NET
2 9 (4.15%) .NET Framework
3 8 (3.69%) HTML
3 8 (3.69%) jQuery
4 4 (1.84%) Web Services
4 4 (1.84%) Web Services Management
5 3 (1.38%) XML
6 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.46%) COM
6 1 (0.46%) LDAP
6 1 (0.46%) Middleware
6 1 (0.46%) Sensu
6 1 (0.46%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.53%) Driving Licence
3 11 (5.07%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.15%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.15%) Fat Client
4 9 (4.15%) Smartphone
4 9 (4.15%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.69%) CMDB
6 7 (3.23%) PKI
7 5 (2.30%) e-Learning
7 5 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.84%) iPad
8 4 (1.84%) iPhone
9 3 (1.38%) CCTV
9 3 (1.38%) NHS
9 3 (1.38%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.92%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 100 (46.08%) Windows
2 42 (19.35%) Windows 7
3 38 (17.51%) Windows 10
4 34 (15.67%) Windows Server
5 21 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (6.45%) Unix
7 12 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.15%) Linux
9 7 (3.23%) Solaris
10 6 (2.76%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.84%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.84%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.38%) Android
13 2 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.92%) zOS
14 1 (0.46%) AIX
14 1 (0.46%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.44%) ITIL
2 25 (11.52%) Project Management
3 23 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (8.76%) PRINCE2
5 18 (8.29%) Migration
6 17 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (6.91%) Service Delivery
7 15 (6.91%) Service Management
8 14 (6.45%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.07%) Decision-Making
9 11 (5.07%) Regression Testing
9 11 (5.07%) Test Automation
10 10 (4.61%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (4.61%) Software Testing
10 10 (4.61%) Test Scripting
11 9 (4.15%) Change Management
11 9 (4.15%) DevOps
11 9 (4.15%) Scrum
12 8 (3.69%) Defect Tracking
12 8 (3.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 13 (5.99%) SQL
3 12 (5.53%) C#
4 10 (4.61%) C
5 4 (1.84%) Java
6 3 (1.38%) MATLAB
6 3 (1.38%) PHP
6 3 (1.38%) VBA
6 3 (1.38%) VBScript
7 2 (0.92%) COBOL
8 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (27.19%) Security Cleared
2 38 (17.51%) SC Cleared
3 22 (10.14%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.61%) Degree
5 9 (4.15%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (2.76%) PMP
7 6 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.30%) HNC
8 5 (2.30%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.84%) HND
9 4 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.38%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.92%) MCSE
12 1 (0.46%) APMP
12 1 (0.46%) CCNP
12 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.91%) PMO
2 11 (5.07%) QA
3 10 (4.61%) SLA
4 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.46%) GDPR
5 1 (0.46%) P3O
System Software
1 59 (27.19%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.15%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (4.15%) vSphere
4 6 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.46%) Firmware
6 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.46%) XenApp
6 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (5.99%) SCCM
2 9 (4.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (4.15%) vCenter Server
3 7 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (3.23%) SCOM
4 6 (2.76%) WSUS
5 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.92%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.46%) collectd
9 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.46%) Nessus
9 1 (0.46%) Nmap
Vendors
1 150 (69.12%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.14%) VMware
3 14 (6.45%) Cisco
4 11 (5.07%) HP
4 11 (5.07%) ServiceNow
5 10 (4.61%) Citrix
6 8 (3.69%) Symantec
7 7 (3.23%) EMC
7 7 (3.23%) McAfee
8 6 (2.76%) Adobe
8 6 (2.76%) Remedy
9 5 (2.30%) Altiris
9 5 (2.30%) Apple
9 5 (2.30%) Juniper
9 5 (2.30%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.30%) Tableau
9 5 (2.30%) Xerox
10 3 (1.38%) Autodesk
10 3 (1.38%) BMC
10 3 (1.38%) Spiceworks