Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 30 30
Rank change year-on-year -16 0 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 141 238 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.96% 6.11% 5.96%
As % of the Applications category 42.60% 52.65% 51.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 148 137
Hampshire median daily rate £265 £309 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.17% -5.00% +35.92%
10th Percentile £113 £132 £160
90th Percentile £437 £446 £450
South East median daily rate £275 £290 £300
% change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 51
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.44 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.11% +21.47% +33.33%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.29 £10.88
90th Percentile £20.07 £40.75 £25.50
South East median hourly rate £13.93 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.54% - -

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 331 452 516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 9.30% 11.61% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 261 268
Hampshire median daily rate £290 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -1.54% +7.26%
10th Percentile £133 £150 £163
90th Percentile £447 £513 £477
South East median daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.81% -1.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 56 66
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.51 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.46% +25.00% +28.82%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.63 £10.35
90th Percentile £23.63 £43.13 £26.80
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £16.38 £15.05
% change year-on-year -5.34% +8.80% +5.39%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -13 41 £313 +13.64% 1
Southampton +3 15 £350 +122.22% 7
Portsmouth +2 13 £400 +67.54% 5
Havant -2 12 - - 1
Fareham -5 11 £125 -30.75% 5
Farnborough +4 10 £171 +31.54% 1
Andover +6 6 £330 +5.60% 2
Winchester 0 4 £225 -29.69% 1
Ringwood - 3 £140 -
Fleet +8 1 - - 1
Hook -18 1 - -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 98 (69.50%) Microsoft
2 69 (48.94%) Windows
3 42 (29.79%) Active Directory
4 41 (29.08%) Security Cleared
5 38 (26.95%) Microsoft Excel
6 37 (26.24%) ITIL
7 35 (24.82%) Windows 7
8 29 (20.57%) Windows 10
9 28 (19.86%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (18.44%) SC Cleared
11 21 (14.89%) Office 365
12 19 (13.48%) Cisco
13 18 (12.77%) Project Management
13 18 (12.77%) Migration
13 18 (12.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 17 (12.06%) Telecoms
15 16 (11.35%) SharePoint
16 15 (10.64%) Finance
17 13 (9.22%) Wireless
18 12 (8.51%) LAN
18 12 (8.51%) PRINCE2
18 12 (8.51%) TCP/IP
18 12 (8.51%) Apple iOS
19 11 (7.80%) Citrix
19 11 (7.80%) Windows XP
19 11 (7.80%) Service Management
20 10 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
20 10 (7.09%) WAN
20 10 (7.09%) VPN
20 10 (7.09%) DV Cleared

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 16 (11.35%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.09%) Skype for Business
3 6 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.71%) Kentico
6 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (26.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (12.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (4.26%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.89%) Office 365
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.22%) Wireless
2 12 (8.51%) LAN
2 12 (8.51%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.09%) Skype
3 10 (7.09%) VPN
3 10 (7.09%) WAN
4 9 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (4.96%) DWDM
5 7 (4.96%) Ethernet
5 7 (4.96%) SDH
5 7 (4.96%) VoIP
6 4 (2.84%) DNS
6 4 (2.84%) SNMP
6 4 (2.84%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.42%) DHCP
7 2 (1.42%) Internet
7 2 (1.42%) Intranet
7 2 (1.42%) SAN
8 1 (0.71%) MPLS
8 1 (0.71%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (0.71%) MS Access
1 1 (0.71%) QlikView
1 1 (0.71%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) StarTeam
2 4 (2.84%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.84%) NetBeans
2 4 (2.84%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) Toad
General
1 17 (12.06%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.64%) Finance
3 3 (2.13%) Advertising
3 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.42%) Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Electronics
5 1 (0.71%) French Language
5 1 (0.71%) German Language
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (24.82%) Analyst
2 23 (16.31%) Service Analyst
2 23 (16.31%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (10.64%) Desktop Support
4 12 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (8.51%) Service Desk Support
4 12 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.38%) Architect
5 9 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 8 (5.67%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.96%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (4.96%) IT Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Desktop Technician
8 6 (4.26%) IT Support
8 6 (4.26%) Telecoms Manager
8 6 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.42%) XML
2 1 (0.71%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.09%) iPad
3 8 (5.67%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.26%) Driving Licence
4 6 (4.26%) iPhone
5 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.84%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.84%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.13%) NHS
6 3 (2.13%) User Experience
7 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.42%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.42%) PDA
7 2 (1.42%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.71%) Life Science
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Social Media
8 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 69 (48.94%) Windows
2 35 (24.82%) Windows 7
3 29 (20.57%) Windows 10
4 12 (8.51%) Apple iOS
5 11 (7.80%) Windows XP
6 7 (4.96%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.26%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.55%) Linux
9 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.13%) Unix
10 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.24%) ITIL
2 18 (12.77%) Migration
2 18 (12.77%) Project Management
3 12 (8.51%) PRINCE2
4 11 (7.80%) Service Management
5 10 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (7.09%) Time Management
6 8 (5.67%) Network Planning
7 7 (4.96%) Data Migration
7 7 (4.96%) ITSM
7 7 (4.96%) Software License Management
8 6 (4.26%) ITIL V3
8 6 (4.26%) SDLC
8 6 (4.26%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.26%) Software Licensing
9 5 (3.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.84%) Data Mapping
10 4 (2.84%) Programme Management
10 4 (2.84%) SAP Implementation
10 4 (2.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.55%) Java
2 4 (2.84%) C
2 4 (2.84%) C#
2 4 (2.84%) Lua
3 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.42%) SQL
4 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (29.08%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.44%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.09%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.38%) A+ Certification
5 7 (4.96%) Degree
6 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.42%) HNC
7 2 (1.42%) ISEB
7 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.71%) APMP
8 1 (0.71%) CCSA
8 1 (0.71%) CCSE
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.71%) HND
8 1 (0.71%) MCDST
8 1 (0.71%) MCSA
8 1 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) SLA
2 6 (4.26%) QA
3 5 (3.55%) PMO
4 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.71%) GDPR
4 1 (0.71%) MiFID
4 1 (0.71%) P3O
System Software
1 42 (29.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.13%) vSphere
4 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.96%) SCCM
2 6 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.84%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.42%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 98 (69.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.48%) Cisco
3 11 (7.80%) Citrix
4 10 (7.09%) ServiceNow
5 8 (5.67%) Juniper
5 8 (5.67%) VMware
6 6 (4.26%) SAP
6 6 (4.26%) Symantec
7 5 (3.55%) EMC
8 4 (2.84%) HP
8 4 (2.84%) Oracle
9 3 (2.13%) Informatica
9 3 (2.13%) Remedy
10 2 (1.42%) BMC
10 2 (1.42%) Dell
11 1 (0.71%) Adobe
11 1 (0.71%) Borland
11 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.71%) NetApp
11 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds