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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
South East / West Sussex
Rank 36 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.73% 7.11% 8.04%
As % of the Applications category 25.53% 52.24% 50.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 13
Median daily rate £300 £313 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £168 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £459 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £23.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.68% +38.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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
47 67 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.71% 13.62% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 32
Median daily rate £367 £330 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.34% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 15
Median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +88.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +14 8 £300 +7.14%
Worthing -17 2 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
4 8 (22.86%) Project Management
4 8 (22.86%) Finance
4 8 (22.86%) Office 365
5 7 (20.00%) ISEB
5 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (20.00%) VMware
6 6 (17.14%) Benchmarking
7 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
8 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (11.43%) DHCP
8 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
8 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (8.57%) Firewall
9 3 (8.57%) ADSL
9 3 (8.57%) Cisco
9 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
9 3 (8.57%) Apple
9 3 (8.57%) VPN
9 3 (8.57%) DNS
9 3 (8.57%) SSL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.86%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DHCP
1 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) ADSL
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) NAS
2 3 (8.57%) Network Security
2 3 (8.57%) SSL
2 3 (8.57%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Process Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (11.43%) Business Improvement Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) IT Support
6 3 (8.57%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Support
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
1 1 (2.86%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.86%) Unix
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Project Management
2 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.14%) Benchmarking
4 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL
5 3 (8.57%) Network Design
5 3 (8.57%) SWOT Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Line Management
6 2 (5.71%) Resource Levelling
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.71%) User Stories
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.86%) MCSA
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) MiFID
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Apple
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) Palo Alto
3 3 (8.57%) SonicWALL
3 3 (8.57%) Veeam
4 1 (2.86%) Planview
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.86%) webMethods