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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 43 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 74 83 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.21% 4.18% 6.76%
As % of the Applications category 41.81% 39.71% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 68
Median daily rate £225 £315 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -5.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £148 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £426 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £288
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 29
Median hourly rate £12.06 £15.72 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.30% +25.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £52.50 £18.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.78 £16.50 £13.65
% change year-on-year -16.51% +20.90%  

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 177 209 286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 10.08% 10.52% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 130 148
Median daily rate £328 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.75% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 38
Median hourly rate £13.81 £19.44 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.96% +57.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -1 21 £225 +28.57% 4
Southampton +11 12 £145 -18.00% 3
Farnborough +7 8 £170 - 2
Winchester -2 7 £350 +3.70% 1
Portsmouth +1 5 £140 -30.86%
Fareham +1 3 £265 -14.51% 2
Andover +12 2 £418 -7.22% 2
Petersfield - 2 £95 -
Ringwood - 2 £144 - 1
Hook +4 1 - - 1
Havant -2 1 - -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 116 (61.05%) Microsoft
2 65 (34.21%) Security Cleared
3 62 (32.63%) Windows
4 48 (25.26%) Microsoft Excel
5 45 (23.68%) Active Directory
6 43 (22.63%) SC Cleared
7 30 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (15.79%) ITIL
8 29 (15.26%) Windows 7
9 27 (14.21%) SharePoint
10 26 (13.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 24 (12.63%) Project Management
12 23 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (11.58%) Finance
14 19 (10.00%) Wireless
15 18 (9.47%) VPN
15 18 (9.47%) Office 365
16 16 (8.42%) MS Visio
17 15 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (7.37%) Migration
18 14 (7.37%) Windows XP
19 13 (6.84%) Oracle
19 13 (6.84%) Microsoft Project
20 12 (6.32%) Telecoms
20 12 (6.32%) Management Information System
20 12 (6.32%) Business Analysis
20 12 (6.32%) Windows 10
21 11 (5.79%) DV Cleared
21 11 (5.79%) SQL
21 11 (5.79%) PMO

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 27 (14.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.16%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.63%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.05%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.05%) SAS
4 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.05%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.53%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.53%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 48 (25.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (13.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (8.42%) MS Visio
4 13 (6.84%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.05%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.05%) SPSS
5 2 (1.05%) SPSS Modeler
6 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Primavera
2 2 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.53%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.53%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.47%) Office 365
2 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.00%) Wireless
2 18 (9.47%) VPN
3 10 (5.26%) WAN
4 9 (4.74%) LAN
5 5 (2.63%) DAB
6 3 (1.58%) BGP
6 3 (1.58%) DNS
6 3 (1.58%) Firewall
6 3 (1.58%) Network Security
7 2 (1.05%) Extranet
7 2 (1.05%) IPsec
7 2 (1.05%) Skype
7 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.05%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (0.53%) DHCP
8 1 (0.53%) PBX
8 1 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.53%) VoIP
8 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.58%) MS Access
3 3 (1.58%) QlikView
3 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.05%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.05%) GIS
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.53%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.16%) JIRA
2 3 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.53%) StarTeam
General
1 22 (11.58%) Finance
2 12 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.63%) Advertising
4 4 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.58%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.58%) Legal
5 3 (1.58%) Marketing
5 3 (1.58%) Military
6 2 (1.05%) Back Office
6 2 (1.05%) Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Retail
6 2 (1.05%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.53%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (32.11%) Analyst
2 17 (8.95%) Desktop Support
2 17 (8.95%) Support Analyst
3 15 (7.89%) Business Analyst
3 15 (7.89%) Project Manager
3 15 (7.89%) Service Analyst
4 13 (6.84%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (5.79%) Architect
5 11 (5.79%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (5.79%) IT Analyst
5 11 (5.79%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.26%) IT Support
7 9 (4.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (3.68%) IT Engineer
8 7 (3.68%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (3.68%) Service Desk Support
9 6 (3.16%) Administrator
10 5 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (2.63%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.63%) .NET
1 5 (2.63%) HTML
1 5 (2.63%) XML
2 4 (2.11%) Velocity
3 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.53%) HTML5
4 1 (0.53%) PostGIS
4 1 (0.53%) REST
4 1 (0.53%) Sass
4 1 (0.53%) SOAP
4 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.32%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.16%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.63%) iPad
6 3 (1.58%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.05%) Life Science
7 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.05%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.05%) User Experience
7 2 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.53%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) IVR
8 1 (0.53%) PDA
8 1 (0.53%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 62 (32.63%) Windows
2 29 (15.26%) Windows 7
3 14 (7.37%) Windows XP
4 12 (6.32%) Windows 10
5 9 (4.74%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.68%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.16%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.58%) Linux
10 3 (1.58%) Unix
11 2 (1.05%) Android
11 2 (1.05%) Solaris
11 2 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.79%) ITIL
2 24 (12.63%) Project Management
3 23 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (7.37%) Migration
6 12 (6.32%) Business Analysis
7 9 (4.74%) Change Management
8 8 (4.21%) Economics
9 7 (3.68%) ITSM
9 7 (3.68%) Scrum
10 6 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.16%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.16%) User Stories
10 6 (3.16%) Waterfall
11 5 (2.63%) ETL
11 5 (2.63%) Identity Management
11 5 (2.63%) Mathematics
11 5 (2.63%) Programme Management
11 5 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.79%) SQL
2 10 (5.26%) C
3 4 (2.11%) Java
3 4 (2.11%) VBA
4 3 (1.58%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.58%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.05%) C#
5 2 (1.05%) C++
5 2 (1.05%) R
6 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 43 (22.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.79%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.74%) Degree
5 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.63%) A+ Certification
6 5 (2.63%) ISEB
7 3 (1.58%) HND
7 3 (1.58%) MCSE
7 3 (1.58%) PMP
8 2 (1.05%) APMP
8 2 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.05%) HNC
8 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.05%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.53%) CCSA
9 1 (0.53%) CCSE
9 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.79%) PMO
2 4 (2.11%) Def Stans
2 4 (2.11%) IEC 61508
2 4 (2.11%) ISO 14001
3 3 (1.58%) SLA
4 2 (1.05%) QA
5 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.53%) MiFID
5 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.05%) Samba
3 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.05%) vSphere
4 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) SCCM
2 4 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.53%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 116 (61.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.84%) Oracle
3 10 (5.26%) VMware
4 9 (4.74%) HP
5 7 (3.68%) Cisco
5 7 (3.68%) Remedy
6 6 (3.16%) Adobe
6 6 (3.16%) Citrix
6 6 (3.16%) Forcepoint
6 6 (3.16%) Juniper
6 6 (3.16%) SAP
7 5 (2.63%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (2.63%) Dell
7 5 (2.63%) Lotus
8 4 (2.11%) McAfee
9 3 (1.58%) Apple
9 3 (1.58%) Informatica
10 2 (1.05%) BMC
10 2 (1.05%) ESRI
10 2 (1.05%) Tableau