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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank - 40 16
Contract jobs citing MS Office 0 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 2.28% 9.05%
As % of the Applications category - 13.04% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate - £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £225
% change year-on-year
+13.37% +17.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
MS Office
East Sussex

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
6 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.90% 17.49% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 32 14
Average daily rate £300 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.78 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.04% +48.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

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
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 8 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) Google
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
2 3 (37.50%) Google Apps
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) SAS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (12.50%) ERwin
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C#

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ERwin
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) CAFM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle