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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.12% 4.68% 4.59%
As % of the Applications category 26.83% 40.00% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate
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£415 £300 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% +93.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.98 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.51% -3.57%
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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
41 20 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 15.36% 11.70% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 19
Average daily rate £222 £300 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.90% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £293 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £357 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.73 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 22 September 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 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 7 (38.89%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Data Management
7 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) Data Quality
8 3 (16.67%) Banking
8 3 (16.67%) QlikView
8 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Financial Institution
9 2 (11.11%) Project Management
10 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
10 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
10 1 (5.56%) Document Management
10 1 (5.56%) Retail
10 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (5.56%) Change Control
10 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (5.56%) VMware
10 1 (5.56%) E-Learning
10 1 (5.56%) Teradata
10 1 (5.56%) BT

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Help Desk Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Service Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
6 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Data Management
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Document Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) BT
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Teradata
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco