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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 20 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.93% 4.33% 5.18%
As % of the Applications category 26.32% 35.29% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 5
Average daily rate
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£415 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.84%
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
76 34 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 18.72% 12.27% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 27
Average daily rate £275 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £396 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.88 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.08% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £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 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

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 23 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 23 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
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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 -7 11 £415 +38.33% 2
Hove +5 1 £320 -11.11%
Hastings - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 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 21 (58.33%) Windows
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
3 12 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 11 (30.56%) Citrix
5 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (22.22%) ITIL
8 5 (13.89%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) Data Management
9 4 (11.11%) Banking
9 4 (11.11%) Change Control
9 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
9 4 (11.11%) Project Management
9 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
9 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.33%) DNS
10 3 (8.33%) SLA
10 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
10 3 (8.33%) QlikView
10 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.56%) ISMS
11 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
11 2 (5.56%) Retail
11 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (5.56%) Network Management
11 2 (5.56%) Information Security Management
11 2 (5.56%) Security Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) SNMP
4 1 (2.78%) VoIP
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) SSH
4 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.78%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) QlikView
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MS Access
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 12 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (30.56%) Support Analyst
4 9 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 9 (25.00%) IT Support
5 8 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 8 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
5 8 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (22.22%) Support Technician
6 7 (19.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 7 (19.44%) Desktop Analyst
6 7 (19.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
9 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 2 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
10 2 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.78%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
3 12 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) openSUSE
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
3 4 (11.11%) Data Management
3 4 (11.11%) Project Management
3 4 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Change Management
5 2 (5.56%) Information Security Management
5 2 (5.56%) Security Management
5 2 (5.56%) ISMS
5 2 (5.56%) Information Security
5 2 (5.56%) Network Management
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Validation
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.33%) SLA
3 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Citrix
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (2.78%) BT