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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 5 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 61 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.32% 7.32% 4.68%
As % of the Applications category 62.89% 39.47% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 10
Average daily rate
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£145 £288 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.56% -13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £355 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.90 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £15.60 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -4.46%
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
97 76 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 29.13% 18.54% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 37
Average daily rate £290 £348 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.54% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £148 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 8
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 £11.00 £9.70 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £22.75 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.19
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.54%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 19 £120 -40.00% 8
Worthing +4 10 £268 +10.88%
Gatwick +1 7 £163 -50.00%
East Grinstead -1 6 £240 -26.15% 2
Haywards Heath - 1 £425 - 1
Horsham - 1 £410 - 2
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 1 October 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 74 (66.07%) Windows
2 69 (61.61%) Microsoft
3 55 (49.11%) Active Directory
4 41 (36.61%) MS Excel
5 32 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 29 (25.89%) ITIL
7 22 (19.64%) Windows XP
8 20 (17.86%) SQL
8 20 (17.86%) SCCM
9 19 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (16.07%) MS Visio
11 16 (14.29%) MCSE
11 16 (14.29%) MCP
11 16 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.50%) Incident Management
13 14 (12.50%) Linux
13 14 (12.50%) MS Exchange
13 14 (12.50%) PRINCE2
13 14 (12.50%) Firewall
14 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (10.71%) Finance
16 11 (9.82%) Wireless
16 11 (9.82%) MS Project
16 11 (9.82%) SAN
16 11 (9.82%) Coaching
17 10 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
17 10 (8.93%) Qualys
17 10 (8.93%) Nessus
17 10 (8.93%) CEH

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.93%) IIS
2 10 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.79%) Documentum
4 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.89%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.89%) CICS
5 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (36.61%) MS Excel
2 18 (16.07%) MS Visio
3 11 (9.82%) MS Project
4 5 (4.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.89%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.89%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.50%) Firewall
3 11 (9.82%) Wireless
3 11 (9.82%) SAN
4 5 (4.46%) Internet
4 5 (4.46%) LAN
5 4 (3.57%) WAN
6 3 (2.68%) Intranet
7 2 (1.79%) VPN
7 2 (1.79%) Network Security
8 1 (0.89%) DNS
8 1 (0.89%) DHCP
8 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) PVCS
1 2 (1.79%) Subversion
2 1 (0.89%) Trac
2 1 (0.89%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Marketing
3 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (41.96%) Analyst
2 29 (25.89%) Support Engineer
3 22 (19.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (16.96%) Support Analyst
5 13 (11.61%) Desktop Support
5 13 (11.61%) Desktop Engineer
6 11 (9.82%) 1st Line Support
7 10 (8.93%) IT Security Analyst
7 10 (8.93%) Security Analyst
7 10 (8.93%) Help Desk Support
8 8 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) IT Support
9 7 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Help Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (0.89%) XML
2 1 (0.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.04%) Blackberry
3 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.57%) Statistics
4 4 (3.57%) iPad
5 3 (2.68%) iPhone
5 3 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.68%) Informatics
6 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.79%) CMDB
6 2 (1.79%) Social Media
6 2 (1.79%) Open Source
6 2 (1.79%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.89%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.89%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.89%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 74 (66.07%) Windows
2 32 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 22 (19.64%) Windows XP
4 14 (12.50%) Linux
5 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.36%) Mac OS X
8 5 (4.46%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.57%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.57%) Windows Phone
10 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.79%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.79%) Android
12 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.89%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.89%) ITIL
2 14 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 14 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 11 (9.82%) Coaching
4 10 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (8.93%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 7 (6.25%) Project Management
6 7 (6.25%) Service Management
7 5 (4.46%) Performance Management
7 5 (4.46%) Information Security
8 4 (3.57%) ITSM
8 4 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.57%) Financial Analysis
9 3 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.68%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (2.68%) Time Management
9 3 (2.68%) ERP
9 3 (2.68%) Migration
10 2 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.86%) SQL
2 4 (3.57%) C
3 3 (2.68%) VB
4 2 (1.79%) VB6
5 1 (0.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (14.29%) MCSE
2 16 (14.29%) MCP
3 10 (8.93%) CEH
3 10 (8.93%) CISSP
3 10 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (8.93%) CCNA
4 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.46%) Degree
5 5 (4.46%) MCDST
6 3 (2.68%) PMP
6 3 (2.68%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.79%) MCSA
7 2 (1.79%) MCTS
7 2 (1.79%) MCITP
8 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.89%) GAMP
3 1 (0.89%) GMP
System Software
1 55 (49.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (17.86%) SCCM
2 10 (8.93%) Nessus
3 3 (2.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 69 (61.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.93%) Qualys
2 10 (8.93%) McAfee
3 7 (6.25%) Citrix
4 5 (4.46%) Apple
4 5 (4.46%) Symantec
5 4 (3.57%) Lotus
5 4 (3.57%) SAP
5 4 (3.57%) Dell
5 4 (3.57%) Cisco
6 3 (2.68%) HP
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle
7 2 (1.79%) Avaya
7 2 (1.79%) Kaseya
7 2 (1.79%) Facebook
7 2 (1.79%) Twitter
8 1 (0.89%) Northgate
8 1 (0.89%) Capita
8 1 (0.89%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.89%) Remedy
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