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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 4 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 17 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 20.00% 6.11% 5.09%
As % of the Applications category 70.83% 30.56% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate
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£120 £168 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% -46.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £123 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £191 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £240 £252
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.28 £13.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.85%
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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
24 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 28.24% 20.00% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 20
Average daily rate £145 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.84% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £167 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.45%

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 October 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 October 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 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 25 (65.79%) Active Directory
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 17 (44.74%) Windows 7
5 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
5 16 (42.11%) ITIL
6 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
8 9 (23.68%) MCP
8 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (23.68%) Mac OS X
9 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (21.05%) Blackberry
9 8 (21.05%) Firewall
9 8 (21.05%) Linux
9 8 (21.05%) SCCM
10 7 (18.42%) Office 365
11 6 (15.79%) MCSE
11 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
11 6 (15.79%) iPad
11 6 (15.79%) iPhone
12 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
12 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
12 5 (13.16%) LAN
12 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
12 5 (13.16%) SQL
13 4 (10.53%) C
13 4 (10.53%) IIS
13 4 (10.53%) VPN
13 4 (10.53%) CCNA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) CICS
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) LAN
2 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
3 4 (10.53%) SAN
3 4 (10.53%) Internet
3 4 (10.53%) Wireless
4 1 (2.63%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
1 15 (39.47%) Support Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (18.42%) Support Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Deskside Support
7 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.79%) iPhone
2 6 (15.79%) iPad
3 4 (10.53%) CMDB
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Windows 7
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.68%) Mac OS X
5 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (21.05%) Linux
6 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.53%) Mac OS
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.53%) Release Management
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 4 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (10.53%) Coaching
3 4 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.63%) Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.63%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) MCP
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.79%) MCSE
3 4 (10.53%) CCNA
3 4 (10.53%) CISSP
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.53%) CEH
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) PMP
5 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCDST
5 1 (2.63%) MCTS
5 1 (2.63%) MCITP
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) P3O
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (65.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (10.53%) Nessus
3 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Symantec
2 4 (10.53%) McAfee
2 4 (10.53%) Qualys
3 3 (7.89%) Dell
4 2 (5.26%) Lotus
5 1 (2.63%) Kaseya
5 1 (2.63%) Northgate
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Remedy
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.63%) SAP