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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.95% 3.70% 9.09%
As % of the Applications category 45.83% 30.00% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate
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£463 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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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
24 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 10.81% 12.35% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 9
Average daily rate £450 £248 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -29.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £384 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 13 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) MS Project
2 7 (53.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 6 (46.15%) Data Management
3 6 (46.15%) MS Visio
4 5 (38.46%) Data Quality
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) Informatica
6 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) PowerCenter
6 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) ETL
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) SAS
7 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
7 2 (15.38%) Change Control
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (15.38%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) MS Project
2 7 (53.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (46.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) PowerCenter
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (7.69%) Axure RP
1 1 (7.69%) LabVIEW
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Trac
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Service Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Change Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Change Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) UX Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) PDA
2 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Data Management
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Informatica
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) Teradata
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe