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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 43 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 2 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.80% 12.24% 13.77%
As % of the Applications category 5.71% 64.86% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 10
Average daily rate
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£360 £425 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +70.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £451 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £11.75 £79.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -85.12%
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
35 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.00% 18.88% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 15
Average daily rate £400 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £23.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% -52.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.76 £10.00 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £15.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 27 February 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) iPhone
4 1 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) Trac
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Trac
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
1 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) BT
2 1 (11.11%) VMware