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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.11% 4.58% 5.49%
As % of the Applications category 5.36% 29.27% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£308 £415 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.90% +38.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £256
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.73 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.54%
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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
56 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 20.74% 15.65% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 10 9
Average daily rate £330 £222 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.46% -25.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 0
Average hourly rate £18.68 £15.73 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 (86.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (53.33%) MS Project
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 7 (46.67%) Data Management
3 7 (46.67%) Data Quality
3 7 (46.67%) MS Visio
4 6 (40.00%) Informatica
5 5 (33.33%) PowerCenter
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) ETL
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (33.33%) ETL Development
6 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Change Control
8 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
8 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (13.33%) Teradata
8 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) SAS
8 2 (13.33%) Sybase

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (86.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (53.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (53.33%) MS Project
3 7 (46.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (33.33%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Informatica Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Change Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Change Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) PDA
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Data Management
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
2 5 (33.33%) ETL Development
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Informatica
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Teradata
3 2 (13.33%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe