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 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.24% 4.51% 2.31%
As % of the Applications category 20.37% 39.29% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Average daily rate
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£298 £374 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +16.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £240 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.45 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.92 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
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
54 28 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 15.88% 11.48% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 26
Average daily rate £274 £373 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.51% +58.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £265 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -21.42%
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 October 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 October 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 -6 6 £345 -9.21% 6
Lewes -7 4 £275 -26.66%
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 22 (59.46%) Windows
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 18 (48.65%) Windows 7
3 13 (35.14%) Windows XP
4 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
5 11 (29.73%) Citrix
6 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
7 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 5 (13.51%) Finance
8 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
8 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) Banking
9 4 (10.81%) Data Management
9 4 (10.81%) Change Control
9 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
9 4 (10.81%) Project Management
10 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.11%) DNS
10 3 (8.11%) SLA
10 3 (8.11%) VMware
10 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
10 3 (8.11%) QlikView
10 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
11 2 (5.41%) ISMS
11 2 (5.41%) Retail
11 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (5.41%) Network Management
11 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Lync
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Wireless
2 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) SNMP
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.70%) SSH
3 1 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) QlikView
2 1 (2.70%) MS Access
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Desktop Support
2 11 (29.73%) Support Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (24.32%) Service Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) IT Support
4 9 (24.32%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 8 (21.62%) Support Technician
5 8 (21.62%) Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (21.62%) IT Support Analyst
6 7 (18.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 7 (18.92%) Desktop Analyst
6 7 (18.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
9 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 2 (5.41%) Technical Business Analyst
10 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows 7
3 13 (35.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) openSUSE
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
3 4 (10.81%) Data Management
3 4 (10.81%) Change Control
3 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.41%) ISMS
5 2 (5.41%) Network Management
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security Management
5 2 (5.41%) Security Management
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.70%) Validation
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) ITSM
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
3 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Citrix
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Teradata
5 1 (2.70%) BT