Period
to 23 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 53 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 -33 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 33 33 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.01% 3.15% 6.83%
As % of the Applications category 33.67% 32.35% 47.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 45
West Sussex median daily rate £190 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.33% +19.05% +8.62%
10th Percentile £110 £130 £158
90th Percentile £480 £458 £465
South East median daily rate £300 £314 £300
% change year-on-year -4.31% +4.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 13
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £14.44 £9.81 £12.50
90th Percentile £18.44 £15.93 £24.85
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 98 102 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.93% 9.73% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 58 107
West Sussex median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £161 £179 £210
90th Percentile £521 £479 £520
South East median daily rate £345 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.54% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 25
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +48.94% +46.88%
10th Percentile £16.20 £9.50 £11.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.60 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £16.62 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.77% - +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 February 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 February 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 +11 11 £370 -18.68% 1
Crawley -17 5 £173 -54.00% 6
Horsham 0 4 £120 -7.69%
Haywards Heath - 2 - - 2
Worthing -3 1 £325 - 3
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
4 15 (45.45%) SLA
4 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL
7 6 (18.18%) Office 365
8 5 (15.15%) 4G
8 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
8 5 (15.15%) Smartphone
8 5 (15.15%) Marketing
9 4 (12.12%) Retail
9 4 (12.12%) VMware
9 4 (12.12%) Cisco
9 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (12.12%) LAN
9 4 (12.12%) HP
9 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
9 4 (12.12%) PMO
10 3 (9.09%) Break/Fix
10 3 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
10 3 (9.09%) Dell
10 3 (9.09%) VPN
10 3 (9.09%) ADSL

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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) 4G
2 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) 3G
3 3 (9.09%) ADSL
3 3 (9.09%) VPN
3 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.03%) Intranet
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) GCC
General
1 5 (15.15%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Support Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) IT Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) IT Support
4 4 (12.12%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Smartphone
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) CMDB
3 2 (6.06%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (3.03%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Break/Fix
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.06%) Change Management
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.06%) Project Management
3 2 (6.06%) Validation
4 1 (3.03%) Application Rationalisation
4 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) CRM
4 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.03%) ERP
4 1 (3.03%) Programme Governance
4 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) MCSA
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.06%) PMP
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) SLA
2 4 (12.12%) PMO
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco
2 4 (12.12%) HP
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Dell
3 3 (9.09%) Symantec
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) Computacenter
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Guidewire
5 1 (3.03%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com