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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 10 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 41 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.17% 5.85% 5.98%
As % of the Applications category 59.42% 32.39% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 10
Average daily rate
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£235 £165 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.42% -41.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £102 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £201 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.22% -26.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -32.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £10.34 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £14.80 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+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
69 71 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.80% 18.07% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 39
Average daily rate £363 £418 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.17% +34.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £160 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £19.40 £21.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 26 November 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
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 26 November 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 +11 16 £145 -14.70% 2
East Grinstead +3 4 £290 -27.50%
Gatwick +2 2 £420 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £425 -
Horsham - 1 £410 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 67 (66.34%) Windows
2 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
3 48 (47.52%) Active Directory
4 36 (35.64%) MS Excel
5 34 (33.66%) Windows 7
6 27 (26.73%) ITIL
7 22 (21.78%) Windows XP
8 17 (16.83%) SCCM
9 16 (15.84%) MS Exchange
10 15 (14.85%) MS Visio
10 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (13.86%) SQL
11 14 (13.86%) Blackberry
12 13 (12.87%) MS Project
12 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (10.89%) Linux
13 11 (10.89%) SharePoint
14 10 (9.90%) MCSE
14 10 (9.90%) Mac OS X
14 10 (9.90%) TCP/IP
14 10 (9.90%) iPad
15 9 (8.91%) iPhone
15 9 (8.91%) Firewall
15 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (8.91%) MCP
16 8 (7.92%) Citrix
16 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
16 8 (7.92%) MS PowerPoint
16 8 (7.92%) Incident Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (15.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.95%) IIS
4 4 (3.96%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.98%) Documentum
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.99%) CICS
7 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (35.64%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.85%) MS Visio
3 13 (12.87%) MS Project
4 8 (7.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.99%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.99%) assyst
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.91%) Firewall
3 7 (6.93%) LAN
4 6 (5.94%) Wireless
5 5 (4.95%) Internet
5 5 (4.95%) SAN
6 4 (3.96%) WAN
6 4 (3.96%) VPN
7 3 (2.97%) Intranet
8 2 (1.98%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) PVCS
2 1 (0.99%) Subversion
2 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (4.95%) Marketing
1 5 (4.95%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Retail
3 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (33.66%) Analyst
2 28 (27.72%) Support Engineer
3 22 (21.78%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (15.84%) Support Analyst
5 14 (13.86%) Desktop Support
6 10 (9.90%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) IT Support
8 8 (7.92%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (7.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (5.94%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.95%) IT Security Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Help Desk Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Service Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) Web Services
2 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.86%) Blackberry
3 10 (9.90%) iPad
4 9 (8.91%) iPhone
5 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.96%) Statistics
6 4 (3.96%) CMDB
7 3 (2.97%) Informatics
8 2 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.98%) Open Source
8 2 (1.98%) Social Media
9 1 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.99%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.99%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.99%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.99%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 67 (66.34%) Windows
2 34 (33.66%) Windows 7
3 22 (21.78%) Windows XP
4 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.89%) Linux
6 10 (9.90%) Mac OS X
7 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.95%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.96%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.96%) Windows Phone
10 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.98%) Android
11 2 (1.98%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.99%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.73%) ITIL
2 8 (7.92%) Incident Management
3 7 (6.93%) Project Management
3 7 (6.93%) PRINCE2
4 6 (5.94%) Service Management
4 6 (5.94%) Coaching
5 5 (4.95%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (4.95%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (4.95%) Performance Management
6 4 (3.96%) Release Management
6 4 (3.96%) ITIL V3
7 3 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.97%) Data Architecture
7 3 (2.97%) Information Security
7 3 (2.97%) Programme Management
7 3 (2.97%) Migration
7 3 (2.97%) ITSM
7 3 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.98%) CRM
8 2 (1.98%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) SQL
2 4 (3.96%) C
3 3 (2.97%) VB
4 1 (0.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.90%) MCSE
3 9 (8.91%) MCP
4 7 (6.93%) Degree
4 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.95%) CEH
5 5 (4.95%) CISSP
5 5 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.95%) CCNA
6 2 (1.98%) ISEB
6 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.98%) MCDST
7 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) P3O
3 1 (0.99%) GAMP
3 1 (0.99%) GMP
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (47.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (16.83%) SCCM
2 5 (4.95%) Nessus
3 4 (3.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.92%) Citrix
3 6 (5.94%) Symantec
4 5 (4.95%) Qualys
4 5 (4.95%) McAfee
5 4 (3.96%) Cisco
5 4 (3.96%) Dell
5 4 (3.96%) Apple
5 4 (3.96%) Lotus
6 3 (2.97%) HP
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle
6 3 (2.97%) SAP
7 2 (1.98%) Avaya
7 2 (1.98%) VMware
7 2 (1.98%) Facebook
7 2 (1.98%) Twitter
8 1 (0.99%) Capita
8 1 (0.99%) Remedy