The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the West Sussex region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 5 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 58 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 16.07% 8.10% 8.20%
As % of the Applications category 55.24% 49.23% 52.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 19
Average daily rate
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£225 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £265 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.44 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -52.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year
- +4.67%
Applications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
105 65 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 29.09% 16.46% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 40 47
Average daily rate £300 £348 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.72 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -34.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £10.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £19.75 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Office
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +13 20 £120 -64.70% 3
Gatwick 0 10 £163 -53.06% 2
Littlehampton - 3 - -
East Grinstead -2 2 £340 +36.00%
Haywards Heath - - - - 2
Horsham - - - - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 1
Burgess Hill - - - - 1
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 58 (66.67%) Windows
2 56 (64.37%) Microsoft
3 41 (47.13%) Active Directory
4 35 (40.23%) MS Excel
5 25 (28.74%) ITIL
5 25 (28.74%) Windows 7
6 20 (22.99%) SQL
7 19 (21.84%) Windows XP
8 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (19.54%) Incident Management
10 16 (18.39%) MCP
10 16 (18.39%) MCSE
11 15 (17.24%) MS Visio
12 14 (16.09%) Linux
12 14 (16.09%) Firewall
13 13 (14.94%) SCCM
14 12 (13.79%) Finance
14 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
15 11 (12.64%) SAN
15 11 (12.64%) MS Exchange
15 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2
15 11 (12.64%) Wireless
16 10 (11.49%) IIS
16 10 (11.49%) McAfee
16 10 (11.49%) CCNA
16 10 (11.49%) CISSP
16 10 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (11.49%) Qualys
16 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (11.49%) Nessus

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (12.64%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.49%) IIS
3 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.60%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.30%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.15%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.15%) Documentum
Applications
1 35 (40.23%) MS Excel
2 15 (17.24%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.05%) MS Project
4 4 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.30%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) assyst
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) Firewall
2 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 11 (12.64%) SAN
3 11 (12.64%) Wireless
4 5 (5.75%) Internet
5 4 (4.60%) LAN
5 4 (4.60%) WAN
6 2 (2.30%) Network Security
7 1 (1.15%) DHCP
7 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.15%) Intranet
7 1 (1.15%) VPN
7 1 (1.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Subversion
2 4 (4.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.30%) PVCS
4 1 (1.15%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.15%) Trac
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.30%) Advertising
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (48.28%) Analyst
2 25 (28.74%) Support Engineer
3 17 (19.54%) Support Analyst
4 14 (16.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (13.79%) Desktop Support
6 10 (11.49%) Security Analyst
6 10 (11.49%) IT Security Analyst
7 9 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (10.34%) Help Desk Support
8 8 (9.20%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 8 (9.20%) Desktop Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) Help Desk Analyst
12 4 (4.60%) Programme Analyst
12 4 (4.60%) IT Support
12 4 (4.60%) Programme Office Analyst
12 4 (4.60%) Rollout Engineer
12 4 (4.60%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) Flash
2 1 (1.15%) HTML
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) Statistics
3 3 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.30%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.30%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.15%) iPad
5 1 (1.15%) CMDB
5 1 (1.15%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 58 (66.67%) Windows
2 25 (28.74%) Windows 7
3 19 (21.84%) Windows XP
4 14 (16.09%) Linux
5 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.75%) Mac OS X
8 4 (4.60%) Windows 2000
8 4 (4.60%) Mac OS
8 4 (4.60%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.30%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) ITIL
2 17 (19.54%) Incident Management
3 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2
4 10 (11.49%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (11.49%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (10.34%) Project Management
6 6 (6.90%) Service Management
6 6 (6.90%) Quality Management
6 6 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.75%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.75%) Information Security
7 5 (5.75%) Programme Management
7 5 (5.75%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (4.60%) QMS
8 4 (4.60%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.60%) ITSM
8 4 (4.60%) Financial Analysis
8 4 (4.60%) Change Control
9 3 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) VB
2 6 (6.90%) VB6
3 4 (4.60%) C
4 2 (2.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (18.39%) MCP
2 16 (18.39%) MCSE
3 10 (11.49%) CCNA
3 10 (11.49%) CISSP
3 10 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (11.49%) CEH
4 5 (5.75%) MCDST
5 4 (4.60%) Degree
5 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.45%) PMP
6 3 (3.45%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) MCTS
7 2 (2.30%) MCITP
7 2 (2.30%) MCSA
8 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (47.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) SCCM
2 10 (11.49%) Nessus
3 3 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 56 (64.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) McAfee
2 10 (11.49%) Qualys
3 8 (9.20%) Citrix
4 4 (4.60%) Lotus
4 4 (4.60%) Dell
4 4 (4.60%) Symantec
5 3 (3.45%) Apple
5 3 (3.45%) HP
6 2 (2.30%) SAP
6 2 (2.30%) Adobe
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle
6 2 (2.30%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.15%) VMware
7 1 (1.15%) Northgate
7 1 (1.15%) Business Objects
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £127.5 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £120 - £130 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £225 - £265 per day
Posted: 15 days ago