The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 26 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.17% 2.12% 1.75%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 44.44% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £425 £348 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -13.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £289 £275
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.88 £13.10
% change year-on-year -14.96% +21.20%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 6 9 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 4.35% 4.76% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 20
Median daily rate £388 £253 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.46% -36.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing MS Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Brighton

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Office in Brighton.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Brighton

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office in Brighton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Brighton

MS Office
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Brighton region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) PMI
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Manager
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (20.00%) PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware