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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 6 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 62 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 16.71% 8.79% 7.82%
As % of the Applications category 57.94% 51.47% 51.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 16
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£225 £343 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.30% +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £198 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.72 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.97% -47.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +4.51%
Applications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
107 68 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 28.84% 17.09% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 42 42
Average daily rate £290 £348 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.54% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £10.30 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £19.40 £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 31 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 31 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 31 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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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 +16 21 £260 -23.52% 7
Gatwick +1 11 £163 -53.06%
Littlehampton - 3 - -
East Grinstead -3 1 £350 +40.00%
Haywards Heath - - - - 1
Horsham - - - - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 1
Burgess Hill - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 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 61 (65.59%) Windows
2 58 (62.37%) Microsoft
3 44 (47.31%) Active Directory
4 38 (40.86%) MS Excel
5 27 (29.03%) ITIL
6 26 (27.96%) Windows 7
7 20 (21.51%) SQL
8 19 (20.43%) Windows XP
9 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (18.28%) Incident Management
11 16 (17.20%) MS Visio
11 16 (17.20%) MCP
11 16 (17.20%) MCSE
12 15 (16.13%) SCCM
13 14 (15.05%) Linux
13 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
13 14 (15.05%) Firewall
14 12 (12.90%) Finance
15 11 (11.83%) Wireless
15 11 (11.83%) SAN
15 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
15 11 (11.83%) MS Exchange
16 10 (10.75%) IIS
16 10 (10.75%) McAfee
16 10 (10.75%) CCNA
16 10 (10.75%) CISSP
16 10 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (10.75%) Qualys
16 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (10.75%) Nessus

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (11.83%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.75%) IIS
3 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.30%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.15%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.08%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 38 (40.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.20%) MS Visio
3 8 (8.60%) MS Project
4 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.15%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.08%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) assyst
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
1 14 (15.05%) Firewall
2 11 (11.83%) Wireless
2 11 (11.83%) SAN
3 5 (5.38%) Internet
4 4 (4.30%) LAN
4 4 (4.30%) WAN
5 2 (2.15%) Network Security
6 1 (1.08%) DHCP
6 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.08%) Intranet
6 1 (1.08%) VPN
6 1 (1.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Subversion
2 4 (4.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.15%) PVCS
4 1 (1.08%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.08%) Trac
General
1 12 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.15%) Advertising
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (47.31%) Analyst
2 28 (30.11%) Support Engineer
3 19 (20.43%) Support Analyst
4 17 (18.28%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (15.05%) Desktop Support
6 11 (11.83%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (10.75%) Help Desk Support
7 10 (10.75%) Security Analyst
7 10 (10.75%) IT Security Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) Desktop Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (7.53%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) IT Support
11 4 (4.30%) Programme Analyst
11 4 (4.30%) Programme Office Analyst
11 4 (4.30%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) Flash
2 1 (1.08%) HTML
2 1 (1.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) Statistics
3 3 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.15%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.15%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.15%) iPad
5 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.08%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.08%) iPhone
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 61 (65.59%) Windows
2 26 (27.96%) Windows 7
3 19 (20.43%) Windows XP
4 14 (15.05%) Linux
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.38%) Windows 2000
7 5 (5.38%) Mac OS X
8 4 (4.30%) Mac OS
8 4 (4.30%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.03%) ITIL
2 17 (18.28%) Incident Management
3 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
4 10 (10.75%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (10.75%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (9.68%) Project Management
6 6 (6.45%) Service Management
6 6 (6.45%) Quality Management
6 6 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.38%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.38%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.38%) Information Security
7 5 (5.38%) Programme Management
7 5 (5.38%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (4.30%) QMS
8 4 (4.30%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.30%) ITSM
8 4 (4.30%) Financial Analysis
8 4 (4.30%) Change Control
9 3 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 6 (6.45%) VB
2 6 (6.45%) VB6
3 4 (4.30%) C
4 2 (2.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (17.20%) MCP
2 16 (17.20%) MCSE
3 10 (10.75%) CCNA
3 10 (10.75%) CISSP
3 10 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.75%) CEH
4 5 (5.38%) MCDST
4 5 (5.38%) Degree
5 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.23%) PMP
6 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.15%) MCTS
7 2 (2.15%) MCITP
7 2 (2.15%) MCSA
8 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (47.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (16.13%) SCCM
2 10 (10.75%) Nessus
3 3 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 58 (62.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.75%) McAfee
2 10 (10.75%) Qualys
3 9 (9.68%) Citrix
4 4 (4.30%) Lotus
4 4 (4.30%) Symantec
4 4 (4.30%) Dell
5 3 (3.23%) HP
5 3 (3.23%) Apple
6 2 (2.15%) Kaseya
6 2 (2.15%) Adobe
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle
6 2 (2.15%) SAP
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco
7 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.08%) VMware
7 1 (1.08%) Northgate
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