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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.21% 7.53% 7.35%
As % of the Applications category 17.54% 50.00% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 9
Average daily rate
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£108 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.33% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £296 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £14.90 £13.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.93 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.70%
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
57 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 18.27% 15.07% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 23
Average daily rate £225 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £20.29 £13.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.29% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -13 6 £193 -53.04% 1
Lewes -3 1 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Hastings - - - -
Hove - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) Windows
3 16 (53.33%) Windows 7
4 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 10 (33.33%) ITIL
4 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.00%) Citrix
6 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 5 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (13.33%) Finance
8 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (10.00%) SQL
8 3 (10.00%) Banking
8 3 (10.00%) Data Management
8 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
8 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) QlikView
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
9 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.67%) Wireless
9 2 (6.67%) Project Management
10 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
10 1 (3.33%) Apple
10 1 (3.33%) NHS
10 1 (3.33%) Change Management
10 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
10 1 (3.33%) Perl
10 1 (3.33%) MS Access

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) Lync
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) SNMP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) QlikView
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) IT Support
4 6 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support
5 5 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Support Technician
6 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.33%) PDA
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) openSUSE
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (10.00%) Data Management
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) ITSM
4 1 (3.33%) Validation
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.33%) Document Management
4 1 (3.33%) Logistics
4 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Teradata
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) BT
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Dell