The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 28 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
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 27 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 4.15% 5.00% 3.13%
As % of the Applications category 45.00% 71.43% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Median daily rate £388 £275 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.90% -14.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £166 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £341 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.63 £13.06
% change year-on-year -13.60% +19.68%  

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 East Sussex with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 20 21 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 9.22% 7.00% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 24
Median daily rate £275 £230 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.56% -42.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £359 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £39.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.56% +151.61%  
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 East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in East Sussex

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in East Sussex over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in East Sussex

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in East Sussex

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in East 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 East Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Brighton +1 3 £425 +22.30% 2
Lewes +4 1 - -
Hove +1 1 £400 +38.88%
Hastings - 1 - -
Uckfield - 1 £275 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (25.00%) VB
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) C
6 5 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (25.00%) C++
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (25.00%) SAS
6 5 (25.00%) MVS
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (25.00%) MATLAB
6 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (25.00%) R
6 5 (25.00%) Office 365
6 5 (25.00%) Big Data
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in East 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 5 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Big Data
2 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) SAS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Manager
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.00%) PMI
4 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) MVS
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Change Management
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Change Control
2 2 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.00%) Content Management
3 1 (5.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.00%) SEO
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C
2 5 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) C++
2 5 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 5 (25.00%) R
2 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Meraki
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy