The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 8 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 13 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 11.40% 7.30% 8.67%
As % of the Applications category 68.42% 33.33% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
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£213 £298 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -14.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £153 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £513 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.93 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +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 Crawley region.

Applications Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
19 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 16.67% 21.90% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 22
Average daily rate £213 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £172 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £516 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Crawley region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Crawley region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
3 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (39.39%) ITIL
5 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
6 11 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (30.30%) iPad
7 10 (30.30%) iPhone
8 9 (27.27%) Mac OS X
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (18.18%) Office 365
11 5 (15.15%) MS Project
11 5 (15.15%) Linux
12 4 (12.12%) Project Management
12 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (12.12%) QA
12 4 (12.12%) SCCM
13 3 (9.09%) CMDB
13 3 (9.09%) Release Management
13 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
13 3 (9.09%) Mac OS
13 3 (9.09%) Service Management
13 3 (9.09%) Firewall

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.06%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (3.03%) CICS
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Project
3 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) VPN
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) SNMP
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Desktop Support
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Deskside Support
5 3 (9.09%) Project Officer
5 3 (9.09%) Programme Office Support
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support
5 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
5 3 (9.09%) Project Office Support
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 10 (30.30%) iPhone
2 10 (30.30%) iPad
3 3 (9.09%) CMDB
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (27.27%) Mac OS X
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
6 5 (15.15%) Linux
7 3 (9.09%) Mac OS
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Phone
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Service Management
3 3 (9.09%) Release Management
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCP
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) P3O
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Dell
2 3 (9.09%) Citrix
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Lotus
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy