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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 29 44 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.11% 8.27% 15.92%
As % of the Applications category 31.18% 43.14% 60.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 23
Median daily rate £200 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £144 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £282 £278 £296
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 21
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £17.05 £29.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.61%
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
93 102 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 13.17% 19.17% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 57 58
Median daily rate £360 £368 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 24
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.41% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.75 £21.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Worthing -4 15 £200 +3.89% 2
Crawley -6 6 £450 +30.90% 2
East Grinstead -5 1 £425 +54.54%
Horsham - 1 £130 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £345 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
3 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
4 18 (35.29%) Finance
5 16 (31.37%) MS Excel
6 11 (21.57%) VMware
6 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (19.61%) ITIL
8 8 (15.69%) SLA
9 7 (13.73%) SAP
9 7 (13.73%) Office 365
9 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
10 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
10 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
11 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (9.80%) LAN
11 5 (9.80%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
11 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (9.80%) SDLC
12 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (7.84%) Conflict Management
12 4 (7.84%) JIRA
12 4 (7.84%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
12 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP

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 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) Documentum
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) Confluence
4 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (31.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.84%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.92%) Open Workbench
5 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP CRM
1 2 (3.92%) SAP HR
1 2 (3.92%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (1.96%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) LAN
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) Internet
3 3 (5.88%) Wireless
4 2 (3.92%) 3G
4 2 (3.92%) ADSL
4 2 (3.92%) Broadband
4 2 (3.92%) VPN
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) JIRA
2 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (3.92%) PVCS
4 1 (1.96%) LSMW
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Service Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) IT Support
4 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) XML
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) ADO.NET
2 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (3.92%) CSS
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
2 2 (3.92%) SAP XI
2 2 (3.92%) SignalR
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) SCADA
4 1 (1.96%) Statistics
4 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.92%) VMS
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) ITIL
3 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
3 5 (9.80%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (9.80%) SDLC
3 5 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (7.84%) Conflict Management
4 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
4 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.88%) Change Management
5 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.88%) Line Management
5 3 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (5.88%) Project Governance
5 3 (5.88%) Project Management
5 3 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Resource Management
5 3 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) C#
1 2 (3.92%) Java
1 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) ISEB
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) CCA
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) MiFID
3 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) XenServer
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) SAP
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) Remedy
5 2 (3.92%) webMethods
6 1 (1.96%) Avaya
6 1 (1.96%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.96%) Lotus
6 1 (1.96%) Red Box