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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 34 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 7.56% 5.31% 7.13%
As % of the Applications category 46.58% 47.22% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 13
Average daily rate
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£290 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £140 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £505 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £12.46 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.45% -7.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.72 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.98 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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
73 36 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 16.22% 11.25% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 42
Average daily rate £330 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.58% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £165 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £507 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.46 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.46% -7.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.72 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +3 10 £306 -27.94% 4
Gatwick +2 1 £420 -
Horsham - 1 £425 -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Hassocks - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - - 2
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 53 (63.86%) Microsoft
2 52 (62.65%) Windows
3 42 (50.60%) Active Directory
4 32 (38.55%) MS Excel
5 27 (32.53%) Windows 7
6 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
7 19 (22.89%) Windows XP
7 19 (22.89%) ITIL
8 14 (16.87%) SCCM
9 13 (15.66%) SQL
9 13 (15.66%) MS Visio
10 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
11 11 (13.25%) MS Project
11 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (13.25%) iPad
12 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (12.05%) Blackberry
13 9 (10.84%) Wireless
13 9 (10.84%) SharePoint
13 9 (10.84%) iPhone
14 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
14 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
14 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (9.64%) Office 365
14 8 (9.64%) SAP
14 8 (9.64%) Citrix
15 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
15 7 (8.43%) Mac OS X
15 7 (8.43%) MCP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.84%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.02%) IIS
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.20%) Site Server
6 1 (1.20%) CICS
6 1 (1.20%) Documentum
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.20%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (38.55%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.66%) MS Visio
3 11 (13.25%) MS Project
4 6 (7.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) assyst
2 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.84%) Wireless
3 5 (6.02%) Firewall
3 5 (6.02%) SAN
3 5 (6.02%) LAN
4 4 (4.82%) WAN
5 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.61%) VPN
5 3 (3.61%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.41%) SNMP
6 2 (2.41%) Intranet
7 1 (1.20%) Internet
7 1 (1.20%) DNS
7 1 (1.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Subversion
1 3 (3.61%) LabVIEW
1 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.61%) Trac
General
1 4 (4.82%) Marketing
2 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.61%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Law
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Analyst
2 18 (21.69%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (9.64%) Desktop Support
5 7 (8.43%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (6.02%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) IT Support
8 4 (4.82%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Information Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Systems Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Deskside Support
9 3 (3.61%) Project Support Officer
9 3 (3.61%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) XSLT
2 2 (2.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) iPad
2 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.05%) Blackberry
3 9 (10.84%) iPhone
4 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.82%) NHS
6 3 (3.61%) Informatics
6 3 (3.61%) CMDB
7 2 (2.41%) Open Source
7 2 (2.41%) Social Media
7 2 (2.41%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.20%) Statistics
8 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.20%) Telematics
8 1 (1.20%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 52 (62.65%) Windows
2 27 (32.53%) Windows 7
3 19 (22.89%) Windows XP
4 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.43%) Mac OS X
5 7 (8.43%) Linux
6 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.61%) Android
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.20%) VMS
9 1 (1.20%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) ITIL
2 6 (7.23%) Incident Management
2 6 (7.23%) Coaching
2 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
2 6 (7.23%) Project Management
2 6 (7.23%) Validation
3 5 (6.02%) Information Security
3 5 (6.02%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (6.02%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (6.02%) Performance Management
4 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.61%) Programme Management
5 3 (3.61%) Migration
5 3 (3.61%) Regression Testing
5 3 (3.61%) ITIL V3
5 3 (3.61%) Test Strategy
5 3 (3.61%) Automated Testing
5 3 (3.61%) Software Engineering
5 3 (3.61%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) Python
2 3 (3.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) MCP
3 7 (8.43%) MCSE
4 6 (7.23%) Degree
5 5 (6.02%) CISSP
5 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.02%) CCNA
5 5 (6.02%) CEH
6 3 (3.61%) ISEB
7 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.20%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) QA
2 3 (3.61%) SLA
3 2 (2.41%) GAMP
3 2 (2.41%) GMP
4 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.20%) P3O
System Software
1 42 (50.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (16.87%) SCCM
2 5 (6.02%) Nessus
3 3 (3.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (63.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) SAP
2 8 (9.64%) Citrix
3 6 (7.23%) McAfee
4 5 (6.02%) Qualys
5 4 (4.82%) Apple
6 3 (3.61%) Avaya
6 3 (3.61%) Symantec
7 2 (2.41%) Facebook
7 2 (2.41%) Twitter
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco
7 2 (2.41%) VMware
8 1 (1.20%) Remedy
8 1 (1.20%) Capita
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