Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 23 May 2018 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 56 57
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 -27
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 28 34 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.36% 3.48% 4.15%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 36.17% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 23
West Sussex median daily rate £388 £438 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.53% +113.66% -44.59%
10th Percentile £161 £240 £121
90th Percentile £520 £475 £387
South East median daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 11
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £15.90 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.06% +2.58% -10.14%
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.04
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.31% +3.96%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 98 94 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.26% 9.61% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 62
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £401 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% +9.18% -1.34%
10th Percentile £197 £193 £133
90th Percentile £528 £515 £500
South East median daily rate £360 £348 £325
% change year-on-year +3.60% +6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 14
West Sussex median hourly rate £23.50 £15.90 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.80% -22.44% +24.24%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.50 £13.53
90th Percentile £42.60 £43.75 £38.08
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +3.45%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in West Sussex

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in West Sussex

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in West Sussex over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in West Sussex

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in West Sussex

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick -1 7 £413 +13.79%
Crawley -2 5 £388 -11.93% 5
Worthing +6 4 £435 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
4 8 (28.57%) Retail
4 8 (28.57%) Marketing
4 8 (28.57%) SLA
4 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (21.43%) MCSA
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL
6 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (17.86%) PMO
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) Validation
8 4 (14.29%) SAP
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 4 (14.29%) GCC
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.71%) SCCM
9 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.71%) JIRA
9 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
9 3 (10.71%) Change Management
9 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Project

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring 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 2 (7.14%) CMS
1 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) 4G
1 2 (7.14%) DHCP
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.57%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) GCC
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
General
1 8 (28.57%) Marketing
1 8 (28.57%) Retail
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) PMO Lead
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.57%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Robotics
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 4 (14.29%) Validation
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
4 3 (10.71%) Commercial Awareness
4 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
4 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Generation
5 2 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (7.14%) Microservices
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (7.14%) RUP
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C#
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) VB
1 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) MCSA
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PMP
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
2 5 (17.86%) PMO
3 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (3.57%) Blue Prism
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Guidewire
3 1 (3.57%) Niku
3 1 (3.57%) Remedy