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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 5.80% 5.00% 9.04%
As % of the Applications category 30.77% 41.67% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Average daily rate
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£413 £380 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £188 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £251 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.45% -8.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +126.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
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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
26 12 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 18.84% 12.00% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 26
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £195 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
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 3 March 2015, 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 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
6 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 8 (33.33%) Blackberry
7 8 (33.33%) iPhone
7 8 (33.33%) iPad
8 7 (29.17%) Mac OS X
8 7 (29.17%) ITIL
8 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
9 6 (25.00%) MS Project
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (25.00%) Project Management
9 6 (25.00%) Office 365
9 6 (25.00%) QA
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (20.83%) LAN
11 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
11 4 (16.67%) SCCM
12 3 (12.50%) CMDB
12 3 (12.50%) Release Management
12 3 (12.50%) Telematics
12 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
12 3 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (12.50%) VPN
12 3 (12.50%) Symantec

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) CICS
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) MS Project
3 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
2 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Deskside Support
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Project Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Advisor
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Office Support
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Project Office Support
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 8 (33.33%) iPhone
1 8 (33.33%) iPad
2 3 (12.50%) Telematics
2 3 (12.50%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
4 7 (29.17%) Mac OS X
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Release Management
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (4.17%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Symantec
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee