The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 18 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.53% 4.04% 4.30%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 33.33% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
Average daily rate
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£415 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £253 £260
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.45 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
MS Office
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Applications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
72 33 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 18.14% 12.13% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 25
Average daily rate £274 £300 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £263 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £396 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.94 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £30.00 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.00 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -8 10 £415 +38.33% 4
Lewes - 6 £275 - 1
Hove - 1 £320 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
3 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
4 11 (31.43%) Windows XP
4 11 (31.43%) Citrix
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
6 8 (22.86%) ITIL
7 5 (14.29%) Finance
7 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Data Management
8 4 (11.43%) Change Control
8 4 (11.43%) Data Quality
8 4 (11.43%) Project Management
8 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
8 4 (11.43%) Banking
9 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
9 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
9 3 (8.57%) DNS
9 3 (8.57%) SLA
9 3 (8.57%) QlikView
9 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
10 2 (5.71%) ISMS
10 2 (5.71%) Network Management
10 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (5.71%) Change Management
10 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (5.71%) Thin Client

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) SNMP
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) SSH
3 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.86%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) QlikView
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MS Access
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Desktop Support
3 11 (31.43%) Support Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (25.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (25.71%) Service Analyst
4 9 (25.71%) IT Support
5 8 (22.86%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 8 (22.86%) IT Support Analyst
5 8 (22.86%) Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (22.86%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (22.86%) Support Technician
6 7 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 7 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 7 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (17.14%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
9 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 2 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
10 2 (5.71%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.86%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
3 11 (31.43%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) openSUSE
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) Data Management
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Change Control
4 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Information Security Management
5 2 (5.71%) Security Management
5 2 (5.71%) ISMS
5 2 (5.71%) Information Security
5 2 (5.71%) Network Management
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Validation
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.57%) SLA
3 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Citrix
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Teradata
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Dell
4 1 (2.86%) BT
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