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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 39 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.22% 2.39% 8.77%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 15.09% 45.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate £200 £110 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -74.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £105 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £368 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £270 £238
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
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
20 53 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 8.44% 15.82% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 19
Average daily rate £259 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Average hourly rate £39.00 £22.04 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.95% +63.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.34
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -5.47%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Lewes - 2 £244 - 2
Hove - 1 £288 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows XP
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
4 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
4 9 (39.13%) Coaching
4 9 (39.13%) Mimecast
4 9 (39.13%) Wireless
4 9 (39.13%) AS400
4 9 (39.13%) Blackberry
4 9 (39.13%) HP
4 9 (39.13%) LAN
4 9 (39.13%) WAN
4 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
4 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
5 7 (30.43%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (30.43%) High Availability
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) Google Apps
9 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
9 3 (13.04%) HP SIM
9 3 (13.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.04%) Google
9 3 (13.04%) Banking
9 3 (13.04%) Project Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Mimecast
2 3 (13.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) LAN
1 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
1 9 (39.13%) WAN
1 9 (39.13%) Wireless
2 7 (30.43%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (13.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ERwin
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Service Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) IT Support
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) AS400
1 9 (39.13%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows XP
3 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Coaching
1 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
2 7 (30.43%) High Availability
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) CAFM
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Bourne shell
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
1 3 (13.04%) HP SIM
1 3 (13.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Avaya
3 3 (13.04%) Becrypt
3 3 (13.04%) Google
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos
5 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
5 1 (4.35%) VMware