Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 2019 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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 38 33
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 162 204 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.54% 5.50% 5.18%
As % of the Applications category 52.09% 53.83% 53.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 93 101
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £318 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.24% -1.85% +3.69%
10th Percentile £173 £114 £128
90th Percentile £538 £513 £463
South East median daily rate £350 £300 £324
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.26% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 43 38
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £14.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +16.59% -21.92%
10th Percentile £9.64 £10.42 £10.37
90th Percentile £26.62 £25.06 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -5.08%

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 311 379 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 8.71% 10.22% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 199 212
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £197 £150 £143
90th Percentile £538 £513 £497
South East median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 49 46
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.13 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.36% +4.76% -32.26%
10th Percentile £9.64 £10.48 £10.40
90th Percentile £32.25 £26.60 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -5.51%

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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 2019. 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 26 £325 +46.07% 4
Winchester +5 23 £418 +201.48% 1
Farnborough +2 23 £423 +16.55% 4
Portsmouth -7 21 £180 -64.00% 1
Hook +6 15 £298 +50.63%
Havant +10 13 £321 +16.82%
Southampton -20 8 £350 -9.68% 3
Fareham -7 6 £338 -10.00% 1
Andover +8 5 £303 +0.83%
Romsey - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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.

1 102 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 66 (40.74%) Windows
3 47 (29.01%) Active Directory
4 40 (24.69%) SharePoint
5 36 (22.22%) Office 365
5 36 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 26 (16.05%) Microsoft Excel
6 26 (16.05%) Citrix
7 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (14.20%) Finance
9 21 (12.96%) Telecoms
9 21 (12.96%) Project Management
10 20 (12.35%) Windows 7
11 18 (11.11%) Skype for Business
11 18 (11.11%) Skype
12 17 (10.49%) ServiceNow
12 17 (10.49%) Security Cleared
12 17 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (10.49%) Cisco
13 15 (9.26%) LAN
13 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Project
13 15 (9.26%) Power Platform
14 14 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
14 14 (8.64%) PowerShell
14 14 (8.64%) Network Architecture
14 14 (8.64%) HP
14 14 (8.64%) Dell
14 14 (8.64%) VMware
15 13 (8.02%) Migration
15 13 (8.02%) Collaborative Working

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 (24.69%) SharePoint
2 18 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 12 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.85%) IIS
5 3 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.62%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.62%) Confluence
6 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (16.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.85%) Siemens NX
5 2 (1.23%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.23%) Mathcad
5 2 (1.23%) Simulink
5 2 (1.23%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Maximo
1 1 (0.62%) Primavera
1 1 (0.62%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.22%) Office 365
2 15 (9.26%) Power Platform
3 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.41%) PowerApps
3 12 (7.41%) ShareGate
4 7 (4.32%) Boomi
5 6 (3.70%) SaaS
6 3 (1.85%) IaaS
6 3 (1.85%) PaaS
7 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.11%) Skype
2 15 (9.26%) LAN
3 12 (7.41%) Firewall
4 10 (6.17%) WAN
5 8 (4.94%) NetScaler
6 7 (4.32%) DNS
7 5 (3.09%) SSL
7 5 (3.09%) Wireless
8 4 (2.47%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.47%) Internet
8 4 (2.47%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.85%) DHCP
9 3 (1.85%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.85%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.23%) DWDM
10 2 (1.23%) SDH
10 2 (1.23%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.47%) Power BI
3 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.62%) GIS
4 1 (0.62%) MS Access
4 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.62%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (6.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.32%) JIRA
3 3 (1.85%) Fiddler
3 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.62%) git-flow
4 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.62%) JUnit
4 1 (0.62%) Maven
4 1 (0.62%) Mockito
4 1 (0.62%) PVCS
General
1 23 (14.20%) Finance
2 21 (12.96%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.85%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.85%) French Language
4 2 (1.23%) German Language
4 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) Electronics
5 1 (0.62%) Local Government
5 1 (0.62%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (26.54%) Analyst
2 21 (12.96%) Service Analyst
3 20 (12.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (8.64%) 1st Line Support
4 14 (8.64%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.02%) Service Desk Support
6 12 (7.41%) Developer
7 11 (6.79%) IT Support
8 10 (6.17%) Coordinator
9 9 (5.56%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (5.56%) First Line Help Desk Support
9 9 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
9 9 (5.56%) IT Analyst
9 9 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (4.32%) Project Controller
11 6 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 6 (3.70%) Administrator
11 6 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.79%) HTML
1 11 (6.79%) jQuery
2 3 (1.85%) LDAP
3 2 (1.23%) CSS
3 2 (1.23%) WAP
4 1 (0.62%) .NET
4 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.62%) CSS3
4 1 (0.62%) Electron Framework
4 1 (0.62%) HTML5
4 1 (0.62%) JDBC
4 1 (0.62%) JPA
4 1 (0.62%) Node.js
4 1 (0.62%) React
4 1 (0.62%) Spring Integration
4 1 (0.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (0.62%) Web Services
4 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.94%) Smartphone
4 7 (4.32%) NHS
4 7 (4.32%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.09%) Fibre Optics
6 5 (3.09%) User Experience
7 4 (2.47%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.47%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.23%) PKI
9 1 (0.62%) Clustering
9 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.62%) Life Science
9 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (40.74%) Windows
2 36 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 20 (12.35%) Windows 7
4 9 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.47%) Unix
7 3 (1.85%) Android
7 3 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.62%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.96%) Project Management
2 17 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (8.64%) Network Architecture
4 13 (8.02%) Collaborative Working
4 13 (8.02%) Migration
5 12 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (7.41%) Test Scripting
6 10 (6.17%) Business Transformation
6 10 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (6.17%) ITIL
7 9 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.56%) Network Planning
8 8 (4.94%) Change Management
8 8 (4.94%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (4.94%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (4.94%) Regression Testing
8 8 (4.94%) Software Testing
9 7 (4.32%) Change Control
9 7 (4.32%) Performance Testing
9 7 (4.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.64%) PowerShell
2 8 (4.94%) SQL
3 3 (1.85%) C#
3 3 (1.85%) Python
4 2 (1.23%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.62%) C
5 1 (0.62%) Java
5 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (10.49%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.41%) Degree
2 12 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.47%) CISA
4 4 (2.47%) CISSP
4 4 (2.47%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.47%) ISACA
4 4 (2.47%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.47%) MCSE
5 3 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.23%) MCP
6 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.62%) CCNA
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.62%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.41%) PMO
2 5 (3.09%) QA
3 4 (2.47%) GDPR
3 4 (2.47%) ITGC
3 4 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.47%) SLA
4 3 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 47 (29.01%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 9 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 6 (3.70%) vSphere
3 6 (3.70%) XenApp
4 5 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.62%) Docker
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.62%) vCloud
7 1 (0.62%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (4.94%) SCCM
2 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.62%) SCOM
2 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 102 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.05%) Citrix
3 17 (10.49%) Cisco
3 17 (10.49%) ServiceNow
4 14 (8.64%) Dell
4 14 (8.64%) HP
4 14 (8.64%) VMware
5 7 (4.32%) Meraki
6 5 (3.09%) Apple
6 5 (3.09%) Fortinet
6 5 (3.09%) Oracle
7 4 (2.47%) Google
7 4 (2.47%) Juniper
7 4 (2.47%) Remedy
7 4 (2.47%) Workday
8 3 (1.85%) Symantec
8 3 (1.85%) Trend Micro
9 2 (1.23%) Avaya
9 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.23%) SAP