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 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 15 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 36 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.05% 7.03% 7.16%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 39.39% 41.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 13
Average daily rate
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£310 £231 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.05% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £136 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £493 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 5
Average hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £11.72 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.40 £19.50
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 West Sussex region.

Applications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
60 66 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.08% 17.84% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 44
Average daily rate £340 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £145 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £495 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 9
Average hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -32.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £10.90 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £15.50 £20.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West 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
Crawley +5 13 £213 -28.57%
East Grinstead +2 2 £340 -1.80%
Horsham - 2 £418 -
Gatwick +1 1 £420 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - -
Haywards Heath - 1 £425 -
Chichester - - - -
Hassocks - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 62 (62.00%) Windows
2 60 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 46 (46.00%) Active Directory
4 36 (36.00%) MS Excel
5 29 (29.00%) Windows 7
6 26 (26.00%) ITIL
7 20 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 17 (17.00%) MS Visio
8 17 (17.00%) SCCM
9 16 (16.00%) MS Exchange
10 15 (15.00%) SQL
11 14 (14.00%) MS Project
12 13 (13.00%) TCP/IP
12 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (12.00%) Blackberry
13 12 (12.00%) Management Information System
13 12 (12.00%) Linux
14 11 (11.00%) SharePoint
14 11 (11.00%) iPad
15 10 (10.00%) iPhone
15 10 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
15 10 (10.00%) MCSE
15 10 (10.00%) MCP
15 10 (10.00%) Firewall
16 9 (9.00%) Mac OS X
16 9 (9.00%) SC Cleared
16 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
17 8 (8.00%) Incident Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 16 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.00%) IIS
4 4 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.00%) Documentum
6 1 (1.00%) CICS
6 1 (1.00%) Site Server
6 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.00%) Lync
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (17.00%) MS Visio
3 14 (14.00%) MS Project
4 10 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.00%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.00%) Firewall
3 8 (8.00%) Wireless
4 7 (7.00%) SAN
5 5 (5.00%) Internet
6 4 (4.00%) LAN
7 3 (3.00%) Intranet
7 3 (3.00%) VPN
8 2 (2.00%) WAN
8 2 (2.00%) SNMP
9 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.00%) DHCP
9 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.00%) Subversion
1 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.00%) Trac
General
1 7 (7.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Marketing
3 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (31.00%) Analyst
2 25 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 20 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (13.00%) Desktop Support
5 12 (12.00%) Support Analyst
6 10 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (10.00%) IT Support
7 7 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.00%) Security Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (4.00%) Project Support Officer
10 4 (4.00%) Information Manager
10 4 (4.00%) Project Officer
10 4 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.00%) Blackberry
2 12 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 11 (11.00%) iPad
4 10 (10.00%) iPhone
5 3 (3.00%) NHS
5 3 (3.00%) Informatics
5 3 (3.00%) CMDB
6 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.00%) Statistics
6 2 (2.00%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.00%) Open Source
6 2 (2.00%) Social Media
7 1 (1.00%) Telematics
7 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 62 (62.00%) Windows
2 29 (29.00%) Windows 7
3 20 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 12 (12.00%) Linux
4 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.00%) Mac OS X
6 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000
7 4 (4.00%) Windows Phone
8 3 (3.00%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.00%) Android
10 1 (1.00%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.00%) ITIL
2 8 (8.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (8.00%) Project Management
2 8 (8.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (8.00%) Coaching
3 7 (7.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (7.00%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (7.00%) Information Security
4 6 (6.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (4.00%) Migration
5 4 (4.00%) Service Management
6 3 (3.00%) CRM
6 3 (3.00%) ERP
6 3 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (3.00%) Validation
6 3 (3.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (3.00%) Data Architecture
6 3 (3.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.00%) VB
2 3 (3.00%) C
3 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.00%) MCP
2 10 (10.00%) MCSE
3 9 (9.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.00%) CEH
4 7 (7.00%) Degree
4 7 (7.00%) CCNA
4 7 (7.00%) CISSP
4 7 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.00%) ISEB
6 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) GAMP
2 2 (2.00%) GMP
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.00%) P3O
System Software
1 46 (46.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (17.00%) SCCM
2 7 (7.00%) Nessus
3 3 (3.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.00%) McAfee
2 7 (7.00%) Qualys
3 6 (6.00%) Citrix
4 4 (4.00%) Dell
4 4 (4.00%) SAP
4 4 (4.00%) Cisco
4 4 (4.00%) Lotus
5 3 (3.00%) Symantec
6 2 (2.00%) Apple
6 2 (2.00%) Facebook
6 2 (2.00%) Twitter
6 2 (2.00%) VMware
6 2 (2.00%) HP
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle
6 2 (2.00%) Avaya
7 1 (1.00%) Capita
7 1 (1.00%) Remedy