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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 43 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.02% 15.63% 7.65%
As % of the Applications category 42.57% 61.70% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £130 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £120 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £563 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £256
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £12.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £29.95 £15.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.54%
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
101 94 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.84% 25.34% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 39
Average daily rate £368 £260 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.34% -24.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £120 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 10
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £21.82 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Crawley -9 16 £344 +186.45% 5
Worthing -10 9 £225 -54.54%
Gatwick -2 4 - -
Burgess Hill - 2 £350 -
East Grinstead -2 1 £275 -21.42%
Chichester - 1 £425 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (65.75%) Microsoft
2 38 (52.05%) MS Excel
3 36 (49.32%) Windows
4 22 (30.14%) Active Directory
5 21 (28.77%) Windows 7
6 17 (23.29%) Project Management
6 17 (23.29%) Finance
7 16 (21.92%) SharePoint
7 16 (21.92%) MS Project
8 14 (19.18%) PRINCE2
9 12 (16.44%) Office 365
10 11 (15.07%) Windows XP
11 9 (12.33%) MS Visio
11 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
11 9 (12.33%) Intranet
11 9 (12.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
12 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (10.96%) Citrix
12 8 (10.96%) ITIL
12 8 (10.96%) Visual Studio
12 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (10.96%) Risk Management
13 7 (9.59%) VMware
13 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
13 7 (9.59%) CSS
13 7 (9.59%) .NET
13 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
13 7 (9.59%) C#
13 7 (9.59%) HTML

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (21.92%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.48%) Lync
3 4 (5.48%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 38 (52.05%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.92%) MS Project
3 9 (12.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.74%) Open Workbench
6 1 (1.37%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Office 365
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Intranet
2 5 (6.85%) Internet
3 3 (4.11%) WAN
3 3 (4.11%) DHCP
3 3 (4.11%) DNS
4 2 (2.74%) VPN
4 2 (2.74%) Wireless
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.37%) BT 21CN
5 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.37%) WLAN
5 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.37%) MSBuild
General
1 17 (23.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.11%) French Language
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Local Government
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Project Manager
2 14 (19.18%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.81%) Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Desktop Support
5 10 (13.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (12.33%) Developer
7 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Service Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Rollout Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) PMO Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Business Systems Manager
11 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Project Manager
11 3 (4.11%) Business Manager
11 3 (4.11%) SAP Manager
11 3 (4.11%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) HTML
1 7 (9.59%) .NET
1 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
1 7 (9.59%) CSS
2 4 (5.48%) HTML5
2 4 (5.48%) CSS3
3 3 (4.11%) WCF
3 3 (4.11%) Web Services
3 3 (4.11%) XML
3 3 (4.11%) XSL
4 2 (2.74%) SOAP
5 1 (1.37%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.37%) Ajax
5 1 (1.37%) Velocity
5 1 (1.37%) jQuery
5 1 (1.37%) RESTful
5 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.37%) SignalR
5 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) NHS
3 3 (4.11%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.11%) iPad
3 3 (4.11%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.37%) CPLD
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.37%) Telematics
5 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (49.32%) Windows
2 21 (28.77%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.07%) Windows XP
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.22%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.48%) Linux
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.74%) Android
9 2 (2.74%) UNIX
10 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Project Management
2 14 (19.18%) PRINCE2
3 8 (10.96%) Risk Management
3 8 (10.96%) ITIL
4 6 (8.22%) Change Management
5 5 (6.85%) Migration
5 5 (6.85%) Programme Management
5 5 (6.85%) Document Management
5 5 (6.85%) Resource Management
5 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.48%) Line Management
7 3 (4.11%) Coaching
7 3 (4.11%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.74%) Change Control
8 2 (2.74%) People Management
8 2 (2.74%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) C#
1 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
1 7 (9.59%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) VB
2 4 (5.48%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.74%) VB6
3 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.37%) VBA
4 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.37%) C++
4 1 (1.37%) Java
4 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.11%) PMP
5 3 (4.11%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.11%) Degree
6 1 (1.37%) HND
6 1 (1.37%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (30.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 48 (65.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) Citrix
3 7 (9.59%) VMware
4 5 (6.85%) SAP
5 4 (5.48%) Adobe
6 3 (4.11%) HP
6 3 (4.11%) Google
6 3 (4.11%) LANDesk
6 3 (4.11%) Apple
6 3 (4.11%) Sophos
6 3 (4.11%) Toshiba
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle
8 1 (1.37%) Lotus
8 1 (1.37%) EMC
8 1 (1.37%) Intel
8 1 (1.37%) BT
8 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.37%) Tableau