Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 50 43
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 46 38 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.14% 3.79% 4.07%
As % of the Applications category 58.97% 38.78% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 31
West Sussex median daily rate £350 £270 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.63% +18.68% -35.00%
10th Percentile £144 £110 £128
90th Percentile £459 £438 £438
South East median daily rate £290 £275 £278
% change year-on-year +5.45% -0.90% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +20.00% -11.29%
10th Percentile £12.90 £14.38 £9.70
90th Percentile £16.50 £20.44 £36.98
South East median hourly rate £13.83 £13.81 £14.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% -1.39% -

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 78 98 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.03% 9.78% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 63 73
West Sussex median daily rate £375 £330 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £155 £125 £130
90th Percentile £481 £488 £440
South East median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.47% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 20
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.89% -35.71% +125.81%
10th Percentile £13.23 £15.75 £11.58
90th Percentile £38.20 £43.75 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -3.23% -1.59% +5.00%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Crawley +14 17 £238 +58.33% 5
Worthing - 12 £396 - 2
Gatwick -5 3 £475 +163.89%
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 (54.35%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.78%) JIRA
4 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.26%) Confluence
5 13 (28.26%) SDLC
6 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
6 11 (23.91%) Data Modelling
6 11 (23.91%) Data Analysis
6 11 (23.91%) Systems Analysis
7 10 (21.74%) Finance
7 10 (21.74%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
8 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.04%) ITIL
10 6 (13.04%) SQL
10 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
10 6 (13.04%) Project Management
11 5 (10.87%) SAP
11 5 (10.87%) VMware
11 5 (10.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 5 (10.87%) Windows 10
11 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (10.87%) Decision-Making
12 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
12 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
12 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (8.70%) CMS

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 13 (28.26%) Confluence
2 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.70%) CMS
5 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.35%) SAP Portal
6 2 (4.35%) SAS
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) DHCP
1 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) Network Security
2 2 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (2.17%) Skype
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.17%) MS Access
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) JIRA
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Back Office
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Billing
3 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (10.87%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Contracts Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) SAP Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Citrix Support
6 2 (4.35%) Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) HTML
1 2 (4.35%) LDAP
1 2 (4.35%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) NHS
3 2 (4.35%) Robotics
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows 10
3 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) SDLC
3 11 (23.91%) Data Analysis
3 11 (23.91%) Data Modelling
3 11 (23.91%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 6 (13.04%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Decision-Making
6 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.52%) Change Control
8 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.52%) Conflict Management
8 3 (6.52%) Migration
8 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.52%) Requirements Management
8 3 (6.52%) RUP
9 2 (4.35%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) ABAP
3 2 (4.35%) C#
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.35%) VB
3 2 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PMO
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
2 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) XenApp
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) SAP
2 5 (10.87%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Apple
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco
3 3 (6.52%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) Automation Anywhere
4 2 (4.35%) Blue Prism
4 2 (4.35%) UiPath
5 1 (2.17%) Altiris