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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 40 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.58% 1.45% 4.78%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 7.02% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £286 £295
% change year-on-year
-1.13% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+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
12 57 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 6.32% 20.65% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 42 9
Median daily rate £345 £360 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +63.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 20
Median hourly rate - £18.68 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.71%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) MVS
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) MVS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (20.00%) R
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft