Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 30 39
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 181 208 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.97% 5.64% 4.96%
As % of the Applications category 53.71% 55.47% 49.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 131 130
Hampshire median daily rate £300 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% - +23.81%
10th Percentile £113 £150 £127
90th Percentile £440 £460 £453
South East median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 30
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.22 £13.63 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.01% -14.84% +28.82%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.09 £10.91
90th Percentile £31.38 £32.50 £39.12
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 337 375 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 9.26% 10.17% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 222 262
Hampshire median daily rate £300 £324 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.48% -0.23% -2.99%
10th Percentile £138 £160 £163
90th Percentile £450 £488 £488
South East median daily rate £345 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.54% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 44 34
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.49 £17.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.39% +7.81% +28.00%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.74 £11.19
90th Percentile £30.75 £32.50 £44.67
South East median hourly rate £16.62 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.77% - +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -14 38 £200 -35.74% 5
Southampton +7 18 £388 +107.20% 8
Fareham +4 16 £165 -40.00% 5
Farnborough +4 16 £315 +4.13% 8
Havant -7 15 £275 -26.67% 2
Portsmouth +6 12 £111 -73.09% 4
Hook 0 12 £336 -1.18% 1
Winchester 0 11 £225 -29.69% 4
Andover +12 10 £300 +53.85% 1
Ringwood -1 3 £140 - 1
Fleet +9 1 - -
Petersfield - 1 £285 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 130 (71.82%) Microsoft
2 88 (48.62%) Windows
3 65 (35.91%) Active Directory
4 48 (26.52%) Windows 7
5 45 (24.86%) Security Cleared
6 35 (19.34%) SharePoint
7 34 (18.78%) ITIL
8 31 (17.13%) Windows 10
9 30 (16.57%) Microsoft Excel
10 28 (15.47%) Office 365
11 27 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (14.92%) SC Cleared
12 22 (12.15%) Project Management
13 20 (11.05%) Skype
14 18 (9.94%) Microsoft Project
15 17 (9.39%) Finance
15 17 (9.39%) DV Cleared
16 16 (8.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 14 (7.73%) Skype for Business
17 14 (7.73%) Migration
17 14 (7.73%) PRINCE2
18 13 (7.18%) Telecoms
18 13 (7.18%) Wireless
18 13 (7.18%) Time Management
19 12 (6.63%) Citrix
19 12 (6.63%) Windows Server
20 11 (6.08%) ServiceNow
20 11 (6.08%) iPad
20 11 (6.08%) Apple iOS
20 11 (6.08%) HP

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 35 (19.34%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.73%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.42%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.42%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.66%) Apache
4 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.66%) IIS
5 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) Kentico
6 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (16.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (9.94%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (8.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (6.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.10%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.55%) NUKE
6 1 (0.55%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.55%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.47%) Office 365
2 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.66%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.55%) Veeva
5 1 (0.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.05%) Skype
2 13 (7.18%) Wireless
3 10 (5.52%) Internet
3 10 (5.52%) LAN
3 10 (5.52%) VPN
4 8 (4.42%) DNS
4 8 (4.42%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.76%) SAN
6 4 (2.21%) DHCP
6 4 (2.21%) Firewall
7 3 (1.66%) Intranet
8 2 (1.10%) WAN
8 2 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.55%) Broadband
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.55%) DMZ
9 1 (0.55%) Network Security
9 1 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.10%) DB2
1 2 (1.10%) MS Access
1 2 (1.10%) QlikView
2 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.55%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Selenium
1 6 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.10%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.55%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.55%) MSI
General
1 17 (9.39%) Finance
2 13 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.87%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.76%) French Language
4 5 (2.76%) German Language
5 4 (2.21%) Retail
6 3 (1.66%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.10%) Electronics
7 2 (1.10%) Local Government
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (18.23%) Analyst
2 20 (11.05%) Service Analyst
3 19 (10.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (8.84%) Support Engineer
5 15 (8.29%) Build Engineer
5 15 (8.29%) Desktop Support
6 9 (4.97%) Developer
6 9 (4.97%) IT Engineer
6 9 (4.97%) Junior
6 9 (4.97%) Project Manager
6 9 (4.97%) Service Desk Support
7 8 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (4.42%) Architect
8 7 (3.87%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (3.87%) IT Support
8 7 (3.87%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (3.31%) Desktop Technician
9 6 (3.31%) IT Analyst
9 6 (3.31%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.87%) .NET
2 6 (3.31%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.21%) HTML
3 4 (2.21%) jQuery
4 3 (1.66%) XML
5 1 (0.55%) COM
5 1 (0.55%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.08%) iPad
3 8 (4.42%) CMDB
3 8 (4.42%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.87%) iPhone
5 6 (3.31%) e-Learning
5 6 (3.31%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.21%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.66%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.66%) PKI
7 3 (1.66%) User Experience
8 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.10%) CCTV
8 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.10%) PDA
8 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 88 (48.62%) Windows
2 48 (26.52%) Windows 7
3 31 (17.13%) Windows 10
4 12 (6.63%) Windows Server
5 11 (6.08%) Apple iOS
6 9 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.42%) Windows 8
7 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.42%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.66%) Solaris
9 3 (1.66%) Unix
10 2 (1.10%) Linux
10 2 (1.10%) zOS
11 1 (0.55%) Android
11 1 (0.55%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.78%) ITIL
2 22 (12.15%) Project Management
3 14 (7.73%) Migration
3 14 (7.73%) PRINCE2
4 13 (7.18%) Time Management
5 11 (6.08%) Service Management
6 10 (5.52%) Configuration Management
7 9 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.42%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (4.42%) Test Automation
8 8 (4.42%) Test Scripting
9 7 (3.87%) Change Control
9 7 (3.87%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.31%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.31%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (3.31%) Regression Testing
10 6 (3.31%) Scrum
10 6 (3.31%) Software Licensing
10 6 (3.31%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.08%) C
2 6 (3.31%) C#
2 6 (3.31%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.76%) SQL
4 2 (1.10%) COBOL
4 2 (1.10%) PHP
5 1 (0.55%) Java
5 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (24.86%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.92%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.39%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.87%) Degree
4 7 (3.87%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.21%) A+ Certification
6 4 (2.21%) HNC
7 3 (1.66%) HND
7 3 (1.66%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.66%) PMP
8 2 (1.10%) APMP
8 2 (1.10%) ISEB
9 1 (0.55%) CISSP
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.97%) PMO
2 7 (3.87%) SLA
3 3 (1.66%) QA
4 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.55%) GDPR
5 1 (0.55%) P3O
System Software
1 65 (35.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.76%) vSphere
4 3 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (4.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.76%) SCCM
4 4 (2.21%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.66%) SCOM
6 2 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.10%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.10%) WSUS
7 1 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.55%) Nessus
7 1 (0.55%) Nmap
Vendors
1 130 (71.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.63%) Citrix
3 11 (6.08%) HP
3 11 (6.08%) ServiceNow
4 10 (5.52%) Symantec
5 9 (4.97%) Cisco
5 9 (4.97%) VMware
6 5 (2.76%) EMC
6 5 (2.76%) Juniper
6 5 (2.76%) SAP
7 4 (2.21%) Altiris
8 3 (1.66%) McAfee
8 3 (1.66%) Spiceworks
9 2 (1.10%) Apple
9 2 (1.10%) Borland
9 2 (1.10%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.10%) IBM
9 2 (1.10%) Lumension
9 2 (1.10%) Tableau
9 2 (1.10%) Xerox