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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 4.85% 6.87% 5.22%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 37.50% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate £280 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £400 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £400 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
MS Office
West Sussex

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
24 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 14.55% 18.32% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 13
Average daily rate £280 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £313 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £419 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 £17.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -43.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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 12 February 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (13.33%) SCCM
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
6 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) Lotus
6 2 (13.33%) IBM Domino
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
7 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (6.67%) Office 365
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Apple

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Change Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Change Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) P3O
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Dell
2 2 (13.33%) Lotus
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) VMware