Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 47 67
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20 -37
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 36 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.12% 4.86% 3.51%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 44.83% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 20
West Sussex median daily rate £388 £319 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.57% +59.38% -42.86%
10th Percentile £161 £130 £118
90th Percentile £467 £450 £440
South East median daily rate £300 £313 £285
% change year-on-year -4.00% +9.65% -8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £12.90 £15.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £22.30 £20.85 £33.75
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.45% - +3.57%

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 90 116 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.80% 10.83% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 66 63
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.64% -8.33% +0.27%
10th Percentile £183 £128 £130
90th Percentile £500 £488 £500
South East median daily rate £373 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +6.57% +9.38% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 17
West Sussex median hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.51% +25.81% -6.06%
10th Percentile £13.55 £15.75 £11.05
90th Percentile £136.00 £43.75 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -1.30% -4.76% +8.62%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -3 11 £388 +10.71% 6
Worthing - 6 £425 -
Gatwick -5 5 £475 +126.19% 1
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.78%) Finance
3 10 (27.78%) JIRA
4 9 (25.00%) Confluence
5 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
6 7 (19.44%) Project Management
6 7 (19.44%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (19.44%) SDLC
7 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 6 (16.67%) ITIL
8 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) CMS
8 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
8 5 (13.89%) Commercial Awareness
9 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (11.11%) Retail
9 4 (11.11%) Marketing
9 4 (11.11%) SAP
9 4 (11.11%) DHCP
9 4 (11.11%) SLA
9 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 4 (11.11%) MCSA

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 9 (25.00%) Confluence
2 5 (13.89%) CMS
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
3 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.78%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) GCC
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Marketing
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Business Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Digital Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (8.33%) SAP Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix Support
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) PMO Lead
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) LDAP
1 2 (5.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Robotics
2 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
1 7 (19.44%) Project Management
1 7 (19.44%) SDLC
1 7 (19.44%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Commercial Awareness
3 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
3 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
4 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (8.33%) Lead Generation
5 3 (8.33%) Line Management
5 3 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.33%) Project Governance
5 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) VB
2 2 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) PMO
3 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Automation Anywhere
4 2 (5.56%) Blue Prism
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) UiPath
5 1 (2.78%) Altiris
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Niku
5 1 (2.78%) Remedy