The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Brighton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 7.85% 10.08% 4.24%
As % of the Applications category 51.72% 43.33% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate £363 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.75 £135.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
29 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 15.18% 23.26% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 22
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £135.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.74% +800.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Office
East Sussex

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
3 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
4 15 (46.88%) .NET
5 14 (43.75%) Visual Studio
5 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
6 13 (40.63%) C#
6 13 (40.63%) SQL
6 13 (40.63%) Scrum
7 12 (37.50%) TDD
7 12 (37.50%) HTML
7 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 12 (37.50%) LINQ
7 12 (37.50%) jQuery
8 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 11 (34.38%) Hudson
8 11 (34.38%) SpecFlow
8 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
8 11 (34.38%) XML
8 11 (34.38%) NUnit
8 11 (34.38%) Subversion
8 11 (34.38%) WinForms
9 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
10 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
12 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
12 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
12 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (34.38%) Hudson
2 11 (34.38%) SpecFlow
2 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
2 11 (34.38%) NUnit
2 11 (34.38%) Subversion
3 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 7 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (21.88%) C# Programmer
4 7 (21.88%) Software Programmer
4 7 (21.88%) C# Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Programmer
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Programmer
5 5 (15.63%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (9.38%) IT Support
7 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
7 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (9.38%) Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 12 (37.50%) HTML
3 12 (37.50%) LINQ
3 12 (37.50%) jQuery
4 11 (34.38%) XML
4 11 (34.38%) WinForms
5 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.25%) COM+
7 2 (6.25%) WCF
7 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
3 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) SUSE
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Scrum
2 12 (37.50%) TDD
3 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) DSDM
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.13%) Customer Segmentation
8 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) C#
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) VB
4 2 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix