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 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.75% 8.08% 8.65%
As % of the Applications category 35.29% 48.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £425 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +112.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £274 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £451 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +7.40%
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
34 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.63% 16.84% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 11
Average daily rate £400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £11.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 March 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 30 March 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 -19 6 £400 -5.88% 2
Lewes -3 4 £225 -18.18% 1
Bexhill-On-Sea +1 1 - -
Crowborough - - - -
Hove - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
3 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) MS Project
6 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
6 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
6 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (21.74%) Banking
6 5 (21.74%) Data Management
6 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
7 4 (17.39%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) VMware
9 2 (8.70%) AirMagnet
9 2 (8.70%) Data Governance
9 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) Wireless
9 2 (8.70%) BT
9 2 (8.70%) Informatica
9 2 (8.70%) PowerCenter
9 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
9 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
2 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (21.74%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Broadband
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.70%) PowerCenter
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.35%) JMeter
1 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) Trac
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Service Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (17.39%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support
4 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Informatica Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.35%) PDA
2 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Data Management
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Data Governance
3 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Informatica
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) BT
4 2 (8.70%) AirMagnet
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) Teradata
East Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Rate: £120 - £160 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago