Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 44 29
Rank change year-on-year -9 -15 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 178 146 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.67% 4.10% 6.30%
As % of the Applications category 61.81% 44.51% 53.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 65 147
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £265 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.94% -15.20% -3.85%
10th Percentile £152 £113 £131
90th Percentile £538 £434 £460
South East median daily rate £275 £275 £300
% change year-on-year - -8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 38
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.70 £13.00 £18.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.38% -30.55% +16.98%
10th Percentile £9.93 £10.28 £11.29
90th Percentile £18.75 £20.04 £37.20
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00

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 288 328 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.55% 9.20% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 181 255
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £300 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.93% -2.90%
10th Percentile £158 £135 £141
90th Percentile £500 £450 £500
South East median daily rate £373 £345 £325
% change year-on-year +8.12% +6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 39 57
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.70 £13.02 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -34.93% +25.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £11.63
90th Percentile £24.90 £23.55 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -2 38 £450 +50.00% 5
Winchester +21 30 £425 +188.14% 3
Farnborough +4 23 £200 +16.28% 5
Southampton -9 17 £145 -52.85% 5
Havant -7 15 £413 -
Hook +6 10 £313 -40.76% 1
Portsmouth -24 10 £397 -0.75% 4
Fareham -10 5 £125 - 8
Ringwood +1 1 - -
Andover -10 1 - - 1
Fleet -13 1 £400 -
Aldershot - 1 £240 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 139 (78.09%) Microsoft
2 77 (43.26%) Windows
3 55 (30.90%) Active Directory
4 46 (25.84%) SharePoint
5 44 (24.72%) Office 365
6 34 (19.10%) Windows 10
7 33 (18.54%) Security Cleared
7 33 (18.54%) Microsoft Excel
8 30 (16.85%) Windows 7
8 30 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (16.29%) Migration
10 26 (14.61%) Microsoft Project
11 25 (14.04%) Project Management
12 24 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
13 23 (12.92%) PowerShell
14 22 (12.36%) PRINCE2
14 22 (12.36%) HP
14 22 (12.36%) MS Visio
15 21 (11.80%) jQuery
16 20 (11.24%) Finance
17 19 (10.67%) LAN
17 19 (10.67%) Citrix
17 19 (10.67%) SC Cleared
18 18 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
18 18 (10.11%) ITIL
18 18 (10.11%) VMware
18 18 (10.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 17 (9.55%) SQL Server
19 17 (9.55%) Wireshark
20 16 (8.99%) 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 46 (25.84%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.74%) IIS
3 10 (5.62%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.06%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.37%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (2.25%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.56%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 33 (18.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (14.61%) Microsoft Project
3 22 (12.36%) MS Visio
4 18 (10.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (3.37%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.12%) NUKE
6 2 (1.12%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.56%) EViews
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 44 (24.72%) Office 365
2 24 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.25%) IaaS
5 3 (1.69%) G Suite
5 3 (1.69%) Google Drive
5 3 (1.69%) PaaS
5 3 (1.69%) SaaS
6 2 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.67%) LAN
2 17 (9.55%) Wireshark
3 15 (8.43%) DNS
3 15 (8.43%) Firewall
4 14 (7.87%) Internet
5 13 (7.30%) WAN
6 12 (6.74%) OSPF
6 12 (6.74%) Wireless
7 11 (6.18%) IPsec
7 11 (6.18%) Multicast
7 11 (6.18%) SNMP
7 11 (6.18%) SSH
7 11 (6.18%) Telnet
7 11 (6.18%) VRRP
8 9 (5.06%) Skype
8 9 (5.06%) WLAN
9 6 (3.37%) DHCP
9 6 (3.37%) Kerberos
9 6 (3.37%) SAN
9 6 (3.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.06%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (3.37%) Power BI
4 6 (3.37%) Spotfire
4 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.12%) MS Access
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.12%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.37%) Fiddler
2 6 (3.37%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.69%) MSI
4 2 (1.12%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.12%) Selenium
4 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.56%) JIRA
5 1 (0.56%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.56%) Toad
General
1 20 (11.24%) Finance
2 11 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.25%) Military
5 3 (1.69%) Publishing
6 2 (1.12%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 35 (19.66%) Analyst
2 19 (10.67%) Support Analyst
3 15 (8.43%) IT Support
3 15 (8.43%) Project Manager
4 14 (7.87%) Developer
4 14 (7.87%) SharePoint Developer
5 10 (5.62%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (5.06%) Administrator
6 9 (5.06%) Service Analyst
6 9 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (5.06%) Service Desk Support
6 9 (5.06%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (4.49%) IT Analyst
7 8 (4.49%) Senior Manager
7 8 (4.49%) Senior Project Manager
8 7 (3.93%) Architect
9 6 (3.37%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (3.37%) SharePoint Analyst
9 6 (3.37%) SharePoint Support
9 6 (3.37%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.80%) jQuery
2 14 (7.87%) HTML
3 10 (5.62%) .NET
4 7 (3.93%) .NET Framework
4 7 (3.93%) CSS
5 3 (1.69%) Web Services
6 2 (1.12%) LDAP
7 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.56%) COM
7 1 (0.56%) SAML
7 1 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.56%) Velocity
7 1 (0.56%) WCF
7 1 (0.56%) Web Services Management
7 1 (0.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.74%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (5.62%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.62%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.62%) PKI
4 6 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.37%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.69%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.12%) Clustering
7 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.12%) Life Science
7 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.56%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 77 (43.26%) Windows
2 34 (19.10%) Windows 10
3 30 (16.85%) Windows 7
4 16 (8.99%) Windows Server
5 14 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.49%) Linux
8 6 (3.37%) Unix
9 5 (2.81%) Android
9 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.25%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.69%) Solaris
12 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.56%) AIX
13 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.29%) Migration
2 25 (14.04%) Project Management
3 22 (12.36%) PRINCE2
4 18 (10.11%) ITIL
4 18 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (8.99%) Programme Governance
6 15 (8.43%) Collaborative Working
7 14 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.87%) Project Planning
8 13 (7.30%) Business Transformation
9 12 (6.74%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.18%) Decision-Making
11 10 (5.62%) Network Management
12 9 (5.06%) Change Management
12 9 (5.06%) Mobile Device Management
12 9 (5.06%) Presales
12 9 (5.06%) Scrum
12 9 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (4.49%) Software License Management
14 7 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.92%) PowerShell
2 9 (5.06%) C#
3 5 (2.81%) SQL
4 4 (2.25%) C
5 2 (1.12%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.12%) VB
6 1 (0.56%) Java
6 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.56%) R
6 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (18.54%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.30%) DV Cleared
4 12 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (6.18%) HP MASE
6 10 (5.62%) Degree
6 10 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.37%) MCSE
8 4 (2.25%) A+ Certification
8 4 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.56%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.56%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.56%) MCSA
10 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.56%) PMP
10 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.99%) PMO
2 9 (5.06%) QA
3 7 (3.93%) SLA
4 5 (2.81%) P3O
5 1 (0.56%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 55 (30.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.18%) FreeRADIUS
3 10 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.81%) vSphere
5 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.69%) XenServer
6 2 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (7.87%) SCCM
2 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (4.49%) SCOM
4 5 (2.81%) WSUS
5 4 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.56%) Netcool
8 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.56%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 139 (78.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.36%) HP
3 19 (10.67%) Citrix
4 18 (10.11%) VMware
5 16 (8.99%) Cisco
6 11 (6.18%) Brocade
6 11 (6.18%) Fortinet
7 10 (5.62%) Oracle
7 10 (5.62%) ServiceNow
8 9 (5.06%) Aruba
9 7 (3.93%) Juniper
10 6 (3.37%) Trend Micro
11 4 (2.25%) EMC
11 4 (2.25%) Google
11 4 (2.25%) Huawei
11 4 (2.25%) McAfee
11 4 (2.25%) Remedy
12 3 (1.69%) Dell
12 3 (1.69%) IBM
13 2 (1.12%) Adobe