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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.33% 8.54% 12.05%
As % of the Applications category 13.04% 48.57% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Average daily rate
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£320 £425 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +74.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £323 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £451 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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
46 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 17.83% 17.59% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 15
Average daily rate £400 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.78 £14.63 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.94% -36.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
7 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (8.33%) QlikView
7 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
7 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) iPhone
7 1 (8.33%) E-Learning

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
1 1 (8.33%) JMeter
1 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Trac
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) BT
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Apple