The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 25 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.83% 6.82% 10.75%
As % of the Applications category 36.23% 41.59% 57.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 16
Median daily rate £375 £350 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £173 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £255
% change year-on-year
-11.21% +21.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 16
Median hourly rate £9.25 £13.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.18% -17.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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 West Sussex region.

Applications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
69 113 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 13.32% 16.40% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 73 34
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £521 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £13.00 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £19.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the West Sussex region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the West Sussex region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +27 14 £375 +102.70%
Horsham +2 4 £130 -
Gatwick 0 1 £460 +2.79% 1
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.90%) Windows
3 20 (40.82%) Finance
4 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
5 13 (26.53%) VMware
5 13 (26.53%) Office 365
6 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
7 10 (20.41%) Project Management
8 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
9 8 (16.33%) ISEB
9 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.29%) ITIL
10 7 (14.29%) MS Visio
11 6 (12.24%) SAP
11 6 (12.24%) Benchmarking
11 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
11 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
12 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
12 5 (10.20%) SLA
12 5 (10.20%) Cisco
12 5 (10.20%) LAN
12 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
13 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
13 4 (8.16%) DHCP
13 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
13 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
13 4 (8.16%) Spreadsheet

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.16%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (4.08%) Open Workbench
6 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.04%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.04%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.04%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.04%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) LAN
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) DHCP
3 3 (6.12%) ADSL
3 3 (6.12%) DNS
3 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 3 (6.12%) NAS
3 3 (6.12%) Network Security
3 3 (6.12%) SSL
3 3 (6.12%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
1 1 (2.04%) LSMW
1 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Business Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Service Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Process Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (10.20%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Business Improvement Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Architect
8 3 (6.12%) IT Support
8 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Systems Support
8 3 (6.12%) Systems Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Middleware
1 1 (2.04%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.04%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.04%) Unix
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Project Management
2 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) ITIL
4 6 (12.24%) Benchmarking
5 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Line Management
7 3 (6.12%) Network Design
7 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.12%) SWOT Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) BPMN
8 2 (4.08%) Conflict Management
8 2 (4.08%) DevOps
8 2 (4.08%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (4.08%) Project Governance
8 2 (4.08%) Resource Levelling
8 2 (4.08%) SDLC
8 2 (4.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) PHP
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) ISEB
2 2 (4.08%) CCA
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) MiFID
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.53%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) SAP
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) Apple
5 3 (6.12%) Palo Alto
5 3 (6.12%) SonicWALL
5 3 (6.12%) Veeam
6 1 (2.04%) Planview
6 1 (2.04%) Remedy
6 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.04%) webMethods