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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 6.38% 3.98% 10.78%
As % of the Applications category 56.76% 35.71% 51.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 2
Average daily rate
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£407 £285 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.63% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £156 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £388 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -21.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £14.00 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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
37 28 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 11.25% 11.16% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 12
Average daily rate £420 £248 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.69% -29.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.88 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 11 £463 +54.16% 1
Lewes -2 6 £225 +109.30%
Bexhill-On-Sea +2 1 - -
Hove - 1 £413 - 1
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (65.38%) MS Excel
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 9 (34.62%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) MS Project
6 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
6 7 (26.92%) Data Management
6 7 (26.92%) Banking
6 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
6 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) Project Management
8 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
8 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
9 4 (15.38%) Citrix
9 4 (15.38%) Informatica
9 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 4 (15.38%) ITIL
10 3 (11.54%) ETL
10 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (11.54%) PowerCenter
10 3 (11.54%) Service Management
10 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (7.69%) Data Governance
11 2 (7.69%) Change Control
11 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (65.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (30.77%) MS Project
3 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (3.85%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Broadband
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (11.54%) PowerCenter
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Trac
1 1 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Service Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Data Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.85%) PDA
2 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
2 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Data Management
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) ETL
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.69%) Data Governance
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Validation
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
2 4 (15.38%) Informatica
3 2 (7.69%) AirMagnet
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) BT
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Teradata