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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-27 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.68% 8.91% 10.36%
As % of the Applications category 15.00% 49.09% 56.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
Average daily rate
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£110 £375 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.66% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £284 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £451 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £14.25 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +3.70%
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
60 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.86% 18.15% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 22
Average daily rate £360 £313 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 4
Average hourly rate £21.78 £13.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.35% -41.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £12.10 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.60 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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 -24 6 £320 -24.70% 5
Hastings - - - -
Hove - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
5 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
8 4 (17.39%) Banking
8 4 (17.39%) Data Management
8 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) QlikView
9 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
9 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
9 3 (13.04%) Project Management
9 3 (13.04%) SQL
9 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
10 2 (8.70%) Wireless
10 2 (8.70%) Validation
10 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
10 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
10 2 (8.70%) Python
10 2 (8.70%) Citrix
10 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
11 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
11 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
11 1 (4.35%) QA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.35%) Lync
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Wireless
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.35%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (4.35%) SSH
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) QlikView
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) Trac
1 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
1 1 (4.35%) JMeter
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Help Desk Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Service Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support
4 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
1 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) PDA
3 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) E-Learning
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) openSUSE
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Data Management
2 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
4 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Document Management
5 1 (4.35%) Logistics
5 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) Teradata
4 1 (4.35%) BT