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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 22 50 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.16% 14.45% 7.36%
As % of the Applications category 32.35% 55.56% 45.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -36.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £123 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £14.05 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £16.23 £17.95
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
68 90 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.85% 26.01% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 54 32
Average daily rate £368 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £142 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £406 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.35 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £22.35 £20.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 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 3 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 -13 8 £120 -11.11%
Gatwick -6 5 £385 +71.11% 1
Crawley -20 4 £475 +111.11%
Chichester - 1 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 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 41 (66.13%) Microsoft
2 34 (54.84%) Windows
3 30 (48.39%) MS Excel
4 19 (30.65%) Active Directory
5 18 (29.03%) Windows 7
6 17 (27.42%) MS Project
7 15 (24.19%) Project Management
8 14 (22.58%) PRINCE2
9 13 (20.97%) Finance
10 11 (17.74%) ITIL
10 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
10 11 (17.74%) Windows XP
10 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
11 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
12 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
12 8 (12.90%) SAP
12 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
12 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (9.68%) Citrix
13 6 (9.68%) XML
13 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
14 5 (8.06%) Programme Management
14 5 (8.06%) Change Management
14 5 (8.06%) Document Management
14 5 (8.06%) XSL
14 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
14 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
14 5 (8.06%) CSS
14 5 (8.06%) C#
14 5 (8.06%) HTML

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (6.45%) Lync
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (48.39%) MS Excel
2 17 (27.42%) MS Project
3 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) assyst
1 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Intranet
2 4 (6.45%) Internet
2 4 (6.45%) Wireless
2 4 (6.45%) WAN
3 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.23%) VPN
4 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (1.61%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.23%) LabVIEW
2 2 (3.23%) Subversion
2 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) Trac
3 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Project Manager
2 11 (17.74%) Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Desktop Support
5 6 (9.68%) Developer
5 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Rollout Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) IT Support
8 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Business Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Business Systems Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (4.84%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) XML
2 5 (8.06%) XSL
2 5 (8.06%) HTML
2 5 (8.06%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.06%) CSS
2 5 (8.06%) WCF
2 5 (8.06%) Web Services
3 4 (6.45%) SOAP
4 2 (3.23%) XSLT
5 1 (1.61%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.61%) Ajax
5 1 (1.61%) Velocity
5 1 (1.61%) jQuery
5 1 (1.61%) RESTful
5 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.61%) SignalR
5 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Inversion of Control
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) iPad
2 4 (6.45%) NHS
3 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) Telematics
5 1 (1.61%) EPoS
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Windows 7
3 11 (17.74%) Windows XP
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.84%) UNIX
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Vista
5 3 (4.84%) Android
5 3 (4.84%) Linux
5 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) VMS
6 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Project Management
2 14 (22.58%) PRINCE2
3 11 (17.74%) ITIL
4 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
5 5 (8.06%) Change Management
5 5 (8.06%) Programme Management
5 5 (8.06%) Document Management
5 5 (8.06%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (8.06%) Resource Management
5 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.45%) Line Management
6 4 (6.45%) Time Management
6 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.84%) Validation
7 3 (4.84%) Migration
7 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.84%) Service Management
7 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) C#
1 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.45%) VB
2 4 (6.45%) VB6
3 3 (4.84%) SQL
4 2 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.84%) PMP
4 3 (4.84%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.84%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) MCDST
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.61%) MCP
6 1 (1.61%) HND
6 1 (1.61%) MCSE
6 1 (1.61%) ISEB
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) P3O
System Software
1 19 (30.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
1 1 (1.61%) SCSM
Vendors
1 41 (66.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) SAP
3 6 (9.68%) Citrix
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle
5 4 (6.45%) Apple
5 4 (6.45%) VMware
6 3 (4.84%) Google
6 3 (4.84%) LANDesk
6 3 (4.84%) Sophos
6 3 (4.84%) Toshiba
6 3 (4.84%) Adobe
6 3 (4.84%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) Intel
7 1 (1.61%) Avaya
7 1 (1.61%) BT
7 1 (1.61%) McAfee
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