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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 60 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.77% 6.08% 7.67%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 46.15% 41.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 11
Average daily rate £200 £390 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.71% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £269 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £450 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £290 £240
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.38 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.79% +11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.67% -5.75%
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
84 78 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.10% 13.18% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 47 43
Average daily rate £413 £380 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +32.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.62 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £19.90 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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
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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 8 £200 -52.94%
Worthing -33 6 £135 +12.50% 1
Gatwick -1 2 - -
Horsham -5 2 - - 1
East Grinstead -2 1 £205 -
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 31 (54.39%) Windows
3 26 (45.61%) MS Excel
4 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
5 13 (22.81%) Windows 7
6 11 (19.30%) Migration
7 10 (17.54%) Finance
8 9 (15.79%) Change Management
8 9 (15.79%) Documentum
8 9 (15.79%) ITIL
9 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (10.53%) Project Management
11 6 (10.53%) VPN
11 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.53%) MS Project
11 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
11 6 (10.53%) SCSM
12 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Management
12 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
12 5 (8.77%) Conflict Management
12 5 (8.77%) Open Workbench
12 5 (8.77%) Office 365
12 5 (8.77%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (8.77%) VBA
12 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
12 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
12 5 (8.77%) EDRMS
12 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (8.77%) Risk Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 9 (15.79%) Documentum
2 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.75%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.75%) Confluence
5 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (45.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) MS Project
3 5 (8.77%) Open Workbench
3 5 (8.77%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) VPN
2 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.51%) ADSL
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) 3G
4 1 (1.75%) Broadband
4 1 (1.75%) IPsec
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) PBX
4 1 (1.75%) VoIP
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
1 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Support Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Support Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Service Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) IT Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) IT Support
5 7 (12.28%) Applications Support
5 7 (12.28%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Project Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support
7 5 (8.77%) IT Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) HTML
1 3 (5.26%) XML
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) ADO.NET
2 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (3.51%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) SignalR
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) SCADA
4 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.75%) AIX
8 1 (1.75%) Linux
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Migration
2 9 (15.79%) Change Management
2 9 (15.79%) ITIL
3 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 6 (10.53%) Project Management
4 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.77%) Conflict Management
4 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
4 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Management
5 4 (7.02%) Time Management
6 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) Change Control
6 3 (5.26%) Line Management
6 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.26%) Resource Management
6 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.51%) MVC
7 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) VBA
2 2 (3.51%) C#
2 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.51%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) ISEB
2 2 (3.51%) CBAP
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) MCP
3 1 (1.75%) MCSA
3 1 (1.75%) MCSE
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) vSphere
2 2 (3.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) SCSM
2 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) VMware
3 3 (5.26%) HP
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.75%) Lotus
5 1 (1.75%) Panasonic
5 1 (1.75%) Red Box
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