The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.33% 7.65% 9.35%
As % of the Applications category 40.91% 50.00% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £279 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -90.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +3.70%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Applications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
22 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 10.58% 15.29% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 10
Average daily rate £450 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -90.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Brighton region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Brighton region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) MS Project
3 6 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) Data Management
3 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (33.33%) Data Quality
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) ETL
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Informatica
6 3 (20.00%) PowerCenter
6 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
7 2 (13.33%) Change Control
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) SAS
7 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
8 1 (6.67%) Trac
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Engineering

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (40.00%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.67%) JMeter
1 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Trac
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Help Desk Support
2 6 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) PDA
2 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Data Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Informatica
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Teradata
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase