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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 6 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 58 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.63% 7.56% 5.62%
As % of the Applications category 61.70% 48.39% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 14
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£130 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £171 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £363 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £251 £263
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.44 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.46 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £15.90 £23.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.98 £14.36 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.68% +2.57%
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
94 62 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.34% 15.62% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 39 44
Average daily rate £260 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.63% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £190 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.00 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £21.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +17 19 £120 -63.07% 5
Worthing -1 11 £495 +36.55%
Gatwick -4 9 £163 -50.00%
East Grinstead 0 5 £350 +40.00% 2
Littlehampton - 2 - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - - 1
Horsham - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 65 (62.50%) Windows
2 62 (59.62%) Microsoft
3 51 (49.04%) Active Directory
4 43 (41.35%) MS Excel
5 30 (28.85%) Windows 7
6 27 (25.96%) ITIL
7 23 (22.12%) SQL
8 19 (18.27%) Windows XP
9 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (17.31%) SCCM
10 17 (16.35%) Incident Management
11 16 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 16 (15.38%) MS Visio
11 16 (15.38%) MCSE
11 16 (15.38%) MCP
12 14 (13.46%) Linux
12 14 (13.46%) Firewall
13 12 (11.54%) MS Exchange
14 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2
14 11 (10.58%) SAN
14 11 (10.58%) Finance
15 10 (9.62%) Nessus
15 10 (9.62%) CEH
15 10 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
15 10 (9.62%) Qualys
15 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
15 10 (9.62%) Wireless
15 10 (9.62%) McAfee
15 10 (9.62%) CCNA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.62%) IIS
3 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.96%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.96%) Documentum
Applications
1 43 (41.35%) MS Excel
2 16 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 9 (8.65%) MS Project
4 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.96%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 14 (13.46%) Firewall
3 11 (10.58%) SAN
4 10 (9.62%) Wireless
5 5 (4.81%) Internet
6 4 (3.85%) LAN
7 3 (2.88%) WAN
8 2 (1.92%) Network Security
9 1 (0.96%) DHCP
9 1 (0.96%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.96%) Intranet
9 1 (0.96%) VPN
9 1 (0.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Subversion
2 4 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.92%) PVCS
4 1 (0.96%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.96%) Trac
General
1 11 (10.58%) Finance
2 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.96%) Advertising
2 1 (0.96%) Retail
2 1 (0.96%) Marketing
2 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (45.19%) Analyst
2 31 (29.81%) Support Engineer
3 23 (22.12%) Support Analyst
4 21 (20.19%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (13.46%) Desktop Support
6 11 (10.58%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (10.58%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (9.62%) IT Security Analyst
7 10 (9.62%) Help Desk Support
7 10 (9.62%) Security Analyst
8 8 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 8 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) IT Support
9 7 (6.73%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Help Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) HTML
1 1 (0.96%) XML
1 1 (0.96%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.85%) Statistics
3 3 (2.88%) Informatics
3 3 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.92%) iPhone
4 2 (1.92%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.92%) iPad
5 1 (0.96%) NHS
5 1 (0.96%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.96%) CMDB
5 1 (0.96%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 65 (62.50%) Windows
2 30 (28.85%) Windows 7
3 19 (18.27%) Windows XP
4 14 (13.46%) Linux
5 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.81%) Windows 2000
7 5 (4.81%) Mac OS X
8 4 (3.85%) Mac OS
8 4 (3.85%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.96%) Android
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.96%) ITIL
2 17 (16.35%) Incident Management
3 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2
4 10 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (8.65%) Project Management
6 6 (5.77%) Service Management
6 6 (5.77%) Quality Management
6 6 (5.77%) Programme Management
6 6 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.81%) Software Testing
7 5 (4.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.81%) Information Security
8 4 (3.85%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (3.85%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.85%) QMS
8 4 (3.85%) ITSM
8 4 (3.85%) ERP
8 4 (3.85%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.12%) SQL
2 7 (6.73%) VB
3 6 (5.77%) VB6
4 4 (3.85%) C
5 1 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (15.38%) MCP
2 16 (15.38%) MCSE
3 10 (9.62%) CCNA
3 10 (9.62%) CISSP
3 10 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (9.62%) CEH
4 9 (8.65%) Degree
5 5 (4.81%) MCDST
6 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.88%) PMP
7 3 (2.88%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.92%) MCTS
8 2 (1.92%) MCITP
8 2 (1.92%) MCSA
9 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (49.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (17.31%) SCCM
2 10 (9.62%) Nessus
3 3 (2.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 62 (59.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) McAfee
2 10 (9.62%) Qualys
3 9 (8.65%) Citrix
4 4 (3.85%) Lotus
4 4 (3.85%) Apple
4 4 (3.85%) Symantec
4 4 (3.85%) Dell
4 4 (3.85%) Cisco
5 3 (2.88%) HP
6 2 (1.92%) SAP
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle
6 2 (1.92%) Kaseya
7 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.96%) Adobe
7 1 (0.96%) Remedy
7 1 (0.96%) Avaya
7 1 (0.96%) VMware
7 1 (0.96%) Northgate
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