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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 6 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 55 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.94% 6.40% 4.20%
As % of the Applications category 65.48% 33.75% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £108 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £355 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.75 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £9.90 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £15.60 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -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
84 80 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.35% 18.96% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 34
Average daily rate £350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £178 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.60 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.45 £24.50 £22.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -7.93%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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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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
Crawley +17 17 £120 -31.42% 7
East Grinstead +2 7 £290 -27.50%
Gatwick +1 6 £125 -52.38% 1
Worthing -2 5 £135 +5.88% 1
Haywards Heath - 1 £425 - 1
Horsham - 1 £410 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 75 (68.81%) Windows
2 67 (61.47%) Microsoft
3 56 (51.38%) Active Directory
4 40 (36.70%) MS Excel
5 35 (32.11%) Windows 7
6 32 (29.36%) ITIL
7 22 (20.18%) SCCM
8 21 (19.27%) Windows XP
9 19 (17.43%) SQL
10 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (14.68%) TCP/IP
11 16 (14.68%) MS Visio
12 15 (13.76%) MS Exchange
12 15 (13.76%) MCSE
12 15 (13.76%) MCP
12 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.84%) Incident Management
13 14 (12.84%) Linux
13 14 (12.84%) Firewall
14 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (11.01%) Blackberry
15 12 (11.01%) SharePoint
16 11 (10.09%) Wireless
16 11 (10.09%) Coaching
17 10 (9.17%) Vulnerability Management
17 10 (9.17%) Qualys
17 10 (9.17%) Nessus
17 10 (9.17%) CEH
17 10 (9.17%) Penetration Testing
17 10 (9.17%) McAfee

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 15 (13.76%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.01%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.17%) IIS
4 4 (3.67%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.83%) Documentum
6 2 (1.83%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.92%) CICS
7 1 (0.92%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 40 (36.70%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.68%) MS Visio
3 9 (8.26%) MS Project
4 5 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.92%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.92%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.84%) Firewall
3 11 (10.09%) Wireless
4 10 (9.17%) SAN
5 7 (6.42%) LAN
6 5 (4.59%) Internet
7 4 (3.67%) WAN
7 4 (3.67%) VPN
8 3 (2.75%) Intranet
9 1 (0.92%) Network Security
9 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) PVCS
1 2 (1.83%) Subversion
2 1 (0.92%) Trac
2 1 (0.92%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (7.34%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Marketing
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.92%) Advertising
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (39.45%) Analyst
2 28 (25.69%) Support Engineer
3 22 (20.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (15.60%) Support Analyst
5 14 (12.84%) Desktop Support
6 12 (11.01%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (10.09%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (9.17%) Security Analyst
8 10 (9.17%) Help Desk Support
8 10 (9.17%) IT Security Analyst
9 8 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) IT Support
10 7 (6.42%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 6 (5.50%) Desktop Analyst
12 5 (4.59%) Deployment Engineer
12 5 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 5 (4.59%) Service Desk Analyst
12 5 (4.59%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.92%) XML
2 1 (0.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.01%) Blackberry
3 8 (7.34%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.42%) iPad
5 6 (5.50%) iPhone
6 4 (3.67%) CMDB
6 4 (3.67%) Statistics
7 3 (2.75%) Informatics
7 3 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.83%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.83%) Open Source
8 2 (1.83%) Social Media
9 1 (0.92%) NHS
9 1 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.92%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.92%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 75 (68.81%) Windows
2 35 (32.11%) Windows 7
3 21 (19.27%) Windows XP
4 14 (12.84%) Linux
5 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.26%) Mac OS X
7 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.59%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.67%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.67%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.83%) Android
10 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.92%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.36%) ITIL
2 14 (12.84%) Incident Management
3 11 (10.09%) Coaching
4 10 (9.17%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (9.17%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (9.17%) PRINCE2
5 9 (8.26%) Project Management
6 7 (6.42%) Service Management
7 5 (4.59%) Information Security
7 5 (4.59%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.67%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.67%) Programme Management
8 4 (3.67%) Release Management
8 4 (3.67%) ITSM
9 3 (2.75%) Migration
9 3 (2.75%) ERP
9 3 (2.75%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (1.83%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (1.83%) Validation
10 2 (1.83%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.43%) SQL
2 4 (3.67%) C
3 2 (1.83%) VB
4 1 (0.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (13.76%) MCP
2 15 (13.76%) MCSE
3 10 (9.17%) CCNA
3 10 (9.17%) CISSP
3 10 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (9.17%) CEH
4 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.50%) Degree
7 4 (3.67%) MCDST
8 3 (2.75%) PMP
8 3 (2.75%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.83%) ISEB
10 1 (0.92%) MCSA
10 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.92%) MCTS
10 1 (0.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) GAMP
3 1 (0.92%) GMP
System Software
1 56 (51.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (20.18%) SCCM
2 10 (9.17%) Nessus
3 4 (3.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 67 (61.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.17%) McAfee
2 10 (9.17%) Qualys
3 7 (6.42%) Symantec
4 6 (5.50%) Citrix
5 5 (4.59%) Apple
6 4 (3.67%) SAP
6 4 (3.67%) Cisco
6 4 (3.67%) Dell
6 4 (3.67%) Lotus
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle
7 3 (2.75%) HP
8 2 (1.83%) Avaya
8 2 (1.83%) Facebook
8 2 (1.83%) Twitter
9 1 (0.92%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.92%) Remedy
9 1 (0.92%) Kaseya
9 1 (0.92%) Northgate
9 1 (0.92%) Capita
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