Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 43 34
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 209 160 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.64% 4.49% 5.22%
As % of the Applications category 57.10% 44.32% 45.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 91 123
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £114 £125 £112
90th Percentile £505 £460 £404
South East median daily rate £300 £313 £285
% change year-on-year -4.00% +9.65% -8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 34
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.22 £13.00 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.73% -33.11% +38.82%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.35 £9.25
90th Percentile £21.00 £43.75 £40.55
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.45% - +3.57%

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 366 361 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 9.88% 10.13% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 229 278
Hampshire median daily rate £361 £325 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.15% +2.99% -9.84%
10th Percentile £148 £135 £153
90th Percentile £489 £488 £469
South East median daily rate £373 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +6.57% +9.38% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 41 49
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.22 £13.81 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.46% -30.98% +37.93%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £9.24
90th Percentile £21.82 £43.75 £43.00
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +8.62%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +11 50 £250 -21.57% 16
Winchester +10 32 £195 -44.29% 3
Farnborough -7 21 £370 +117.65%
Southampton -18 21 £298 +105.17% 6
Portsmouth -3 19 £513 +43.86% 3
Havant +1 13 £394 -17.11% 1
Fareham -1 6 £425 +78.95% 3
Ringwood +2 4 £155 +7.83% 1
Hook +4 2 £291 - 2
Petersfield 0 2 £125 +31.58%
Andover -8 2 £425 +3.03%
Aldershot - 2 £333 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 151 (72.25%) Microsoft
2 100 (47.85%) Windows
3 53 (25.36%) Active Directory
3 53 (25.36%) Office 365
4 52 (24.88%) Windows 10
5 51 (24.40%) Security Cleared
6 44 (21.05%) SharePoint
7 38 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 37 (17.70%) VMware
9 35 (16.75%) Windows 7
10 34 (16.27%) Windows Server
11 31 (14.83%) Migration
12 27 (12.92%) Microsoft Project
12 27 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (12.44%) PRINCE2
13 26 (12.44%) Finance
14 25 (11.96%) ITIL
15 24 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
16 23 (11.00%) Citrix
17 21 (10.05%) IIS
17 21 (10.05%) SQL Server
17 21 (10.05%) Cisco
17 21 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (10.05%) SCCM
18 20 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
18 20 (9.57%) MS Visio
19 19 (9.09%) Data Centre
19 19 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
20 18 (8.61%) 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 44 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 21 (10.05%) IIS
3 18 (8.61%) MS Exchange
4 13 (6.22%) SharePoint Server
4 13 (6.22%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.35%) Apache
5 7 (3.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.91%) LiveCycle
7 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (12.92%) Microsoft Project
2 20 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (9.57%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.35%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.44%) NUKE
5 3 (1.44%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.48%) EViews
6 1 (0.48%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 53 (25.36%) Office 365
2 24 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.39%) IaaS
5 3 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (1.44%) PaaS
5 3 (1.44%) SaaS
6 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.13%) LAN
2 16 (7.66%) Internet
3 15 (7.18%) SAN
4 13 (6.22%) DNS
4 13 (6.22%) Skype
5 11 (5.26%) Firewall
6 9 (4.31%) WAN
7 7 (3.35%) DHCP
8 6 (2.87%) VPN
8 6 (2.87%) Wireless
9 5 (2.39%) NetScaler
9 5 (2.39%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.91%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.91%) VLAN
11 3 (1.44%) DMZ
11 3 (1.44%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.44%) OSPF
11 3 (1.44%) SSH
11 3 (1.44%) SSL
12 2 (0.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.35%) Power BI
3 7 (3.35%) Spotfire
4 6 (2.87%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.39%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.91%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.96%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.91%) Selenium
3 3 (1.44%) Android Studio
3 3 (1.44%) Fiddler
3 3 (1.44%) JIRA
3 3 (1.44%) MSI
3 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (12.44%) Finance
2 13 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.39%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.91%) Military
5 3 (1.44%) Retail
6 2 (0.96%) Electronics
6 2 (0.96%) German Language
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (17.22%) Analyst
2 30 (14.35%) Project Manager
3 14 (6.70%) IT Support
4 11 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (5.26%) Architect
4 11 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 11 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 10 (4.78%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (4.78%) Developer
5 10 (4.78%) Support Engineer
6 9 (4.31%) IT Manager
6 9 (4.31%) IT Project Manager
6 9 (4.31%) Senior Manager
6 9 (4.31%) Technical Manager
6 9 (4.31%) Technical Project Manager
7 8 (3.83%) Senior Project Manager
7 8 (3.83%) SharePoint Developer
8 7 (3.35%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.13%) .NET
2 15 (7.18%) jQuery
3 11 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 8 (3.83%) HTML
5 7 (3.35%) CSS
6 5 (2.39%) Web Services
6 5 (2.39%) Web Services Management
7 3 (1.44%) LDAP
8 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.48%) COM
8 1 (0.48%) Middleware
8 1 (0.48%) Sensu
8 1 (0.48%) Velocity
8 1 (0.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.74%) PKI
4 10 (4.78%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (4.78%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.35%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.91%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.44%) iPad
8 3 (1.44%) iPhone
8 3 (1.44%) Life Science
8 3 (1.44%) NHS
8 3 (1.44%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.96%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.48%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 100 (47.85%) Windows
2 52 (24.88%) Windows 10
3 35 (16.75%) Windows 7
4 34 (16.27%) Windows Server
5 20 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (8.13%) Linux
7 16 (7.66%) Unix
8 13 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (3.35%) Solaris
10 4 (1.91%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.44%) Android
11 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.48%) AIX
12 1 (0.48%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.83%) Migration
2 26 (12.44%) PRINCE2
3 25 (11.96%) ITIL
4 18 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (8.61%) Project Management
5 16 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (7.18%) Project Planning
6 15 (7.18%) Service Management
7 14 (6.70%) Programme Governance
7 14 (6.70%) Service Delivery
8 13 (6.22%) Mentoring
9 11 (5.26%) Decision-Making
10 10 (4.78%) Change Management
10 10 (4.78%) DevOps
11 9 (4.31%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.31%) Scrum
11 9 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.83%) Business Transformation
12 8 (3.83%) Collaborative Working
13 7 (3.35%) Antivirus Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.66%) C#
2 15 (7.18%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.78%) SQL
4 5 (2.39%) Java
5 4 (1.91%) C
5 4 (1.91%) VBA
5 4 (1.91%) VBScript
6 3 (1.44%) MATLAB
6 3 (1.44%) VB
7 1 (0.48%) PHP
7 1 (0.48%) R
7 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (24.40%) Security Cleared
2 38 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.18%) DV Cleared
3 15 (7.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (5.26%) Degree
5 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.39%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.91%) MCSE
7 4 (1.91%) PMP
8 3 (1.44%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.96%) CCNP
9 2 (0.96%) HNC
9 2 (0.96%) HP MASE
9 2 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.48%) CCNA
10 1 (0.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.61%) PMO
2 12 (5.74%) QA
3 10 (4.78%) SLA
4 5 (2.39%) P3O
5 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.48%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.48%) GDPR
6 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
System Software
1 53 (25.36%) Active Directory
2 21 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (3.35%) vSphere
5 4 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.91%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.91%) XenServer
6 2 (0.96%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (0.96%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.48%) Firmware
7 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (10.05%) SCCM
2 13 (6.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (5.74%) SCOM
4 10 (4.78%) vCenter Server
5 7 (3.35%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (3.35%) WSUS
6 3 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.48%) collectd
8 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.48%) Nessus
8 1 (0.48%) Nmap
Vendors
1 151 (72.25%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.70%) VMware
3 23 (11.00%) Citrix
4 21 (10.05%) Cisco
5 12 (5.74%) ServiceNow
6 11 (5.26%) HP
7 9 (4.31%) EMC
8 8 (3.83%) Remedy
9 7 (3.35%) Adobe
9 7 (3.35%) Juniper
9 7 (3.35%) McAfee
10 6 (2.87%) Oracle
10 6 (2.87%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.39%) Symantec
12 4 (1.91%) SAP
12 4 (1.91%) Tableau
13 3 (1.44%) Apple
13 3 (1.44%) Huawei
13 3 (1.44%) Trend Micro
13 3 (1.44%) Xerox