The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 29 32
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 4 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.45% 4.11% 5.08%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 60.00% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Median daily rate £275 £200 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -57.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £200 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £286 £288
% change year-on-year +4.80% -0.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.72 £16.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year -16.87% +20.43%  

Microsoft 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 16 20 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 5.82% 6.85% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 34
Median daily rate £425 £309 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.65% -35.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in East Sussex

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in East Sussex

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in East Sussex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in East Sussex

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in East Sussex

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 June 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 - 3 £213 - 1
Hove - 1 £410 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office.

1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) Office 365
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) SAS
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) PMI
6 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
6 2 (14.29%) MVS
6 2 (14.29%) T-SQL

Microsoft 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 2 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SAS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior SAS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) PMI
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) MVS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) BCP
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Contract Management
4 1 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
2 2 (14.29%) R
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Meraki