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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 40 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.79% 5.95% 4.86%
As % of the Applications category 10.14% 33.78% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Average daily rate
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£295 £368 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.72% +17.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £213 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £415 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £295 £260
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.73 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.54%
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
69 74 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.69% 17.62% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 26 23
Average daily rate £360 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.73 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.07% -47.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
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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 -10 4 £450 +8.43% 3
Lewes 0 2 - -
Hastings - 1 £135 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 16 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
3 11 (39.29%) MS Project
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) Banking
5 9 (32.14%) Data Management
5 9 (32.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (28.57%) Data Quality
6 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 8 (28.57%) MS Visio
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 6 (21.43%) Informatica
8 6 (21.43%) Project Management
9 5 (17.86%) PowerCenter
9 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (17.86%) ETL
9 5 (17.86%) ETL Development
9 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
9 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
10 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 3 (10.71%) ITIL
11 3 (10.71%) SAS
11 3 (10.71%) Citrix
11 3 (10.71%) Service Management
11 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (10.71%) Data Governance
11 3 (10.71%) Change Control

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) SAS
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (39.29%) MS Project
3 9 (32.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (3.57%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Broadband
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (17.86%) PowerCenter
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Informatica Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Finance Systems Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.57%) IT Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) PDA
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Data Management
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) ETL
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) ETL Development
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (10.71%) Data Governance
4 3 (10.71%) Change Control
4 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Informatica
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) BT
4 2 (7.14%) Teradata
4 2 (7.14%) AirMagnet
4 2 (7.14%) Sybase
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Remedy