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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 31 61 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.21% 16.67% 8.54%
As % of the Applications category 47.69% 56.48% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 19
Average daily rate
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£200 £225 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -34.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £399 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.27 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £16.78 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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
65 108 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 13.03% 29.51% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 65 42
Average daily rate £324 £295 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.74% -15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.06 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.95 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 July 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
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 July 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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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
Worthing -11 10 £140 -47.66% 1
Crawley -13 10 £344 +186.45% 2
Gatwick -4 4 - -
East Grinstead 0 1 £275 -19.11% 1
Chichester - 1 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (48.44%) MS Excel
3 30 (46.88%) Windows
4 17 (26.56%) MS Project
4 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
4 17 (26.56%) Finance
4 17 (26.56%) Windows 7
5 16 (25.00%) Project Management
6 15 (23.44%) SharePoint
7 14 (21.88%) PRINCE2
8 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
9 9 (14.06%) ITIL
10 8 (12.50%) MS Visio
10 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 8 (12.50%) CSS
10 8 (12.50%) C#
10 8 (12.50%) HTML
10 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 8 (12.50%) .NET
10 8 (12.50%) Intranet
10 8 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 8 (12.50%) Office 365
10 8 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (10.94%) Windows XP
12 6 (9.38%) SQL
12 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
12 6 (9.38%) Change Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (23.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.25%) Lync
5 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (48.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (26.56%) MS Project
3 8 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.13%) Open Workbench
5 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) Intranet
2 4 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (3.13%) DHCP
3 2 (3.13%) VPN
3 2 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (1.56%) WAN
4 1 (1.56%) Wireless
4 1 (1.56%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) French Language
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (15.63%) Developer
2 10 (15.63%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) IT Support
7 4 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (4.69%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) HTML
1 8 (12.50%) .NET
1 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 8 (12.50%) CSS
2 5 (7.81%) Web Services
2 5 (7.81%) XML
2 5 (7.81%) XSL
2 5 (7.81%) WCF
3 4 (6.25%) SOAP
4 3 (4.69%) HTML5
4 3 (4.69%) CSS3
5 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.56%) SignalR
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.56%) jQuery
5 1 (1.56%) RESTful
5 1 (1.56%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.56%) Ajax
5 1 (1.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.69%) iPad
3 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.69%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) Telematics
4 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.56%) EPoS
5 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.88%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.94%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Vista
5 3 (4.69%) Linux
5 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) UNIX
6 2 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Project Management
2 14 (21.88%) PRINCE2
3 9 (14.06%) ITIL
4 8 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 6 (9.38%) Change Management
6 5 (7.81%) Programme Management
6 5 (7.81%) Document Management
6 5 (7.81%) Resource Management
6 5 (7.81%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.25%) Line Management
7 4 (6.25%) Time Management
7 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.69%) Migration
8 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.69%) Service Management
8 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.69%) Coaching
9 2 (3.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) C#
1 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.38%) SQL
3 5 (7.81%) VB
4 4 (6.25%) VB6
5 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) VBA
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.69%) PMP
5 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.56%) HND
6 1 (1.56%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) P3O
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) VMware
3 5 (7.81%) SAP
3 5 (7.81%) Citrix
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle
4 4 (6.25%) Adobe
5 3 (4.69%) HP
5 3 (4.69%) Google
5 3 (4.69%) LANDesk
5 3 (4.69%) Sophos
5 3 (4.69%) Toshiba
6 2 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (1.56%) Intel
7 1 (1.56%) BT
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