Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 54 53
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1 -36
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 72 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.79% 3.37% 3.02%
As % of the Applications category 69.23% 35.87% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 18
West Sussex median daily rate £223 £174 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.06% -53.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £134 £110 £130
90th Percentile £487 £439 £449
South East median daily rate £275 £275 £300
% change year-on-year - -8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 4
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +52.17% -23.33%
10th Percentile £13.88 £13.29 £9.21
90th Percentile £17.63 £19.09 £14.00
South East median hourly rate £14.61 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +0.76% +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 104 92 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.81% 9.39% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 58 66
West Sussex median daily rate £238 £304 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.81% -19.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £135 £112 £191
90th Percentile £489 £500 £438
South East median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 16
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -50.00% +105.88%
10th Percentile £14.20 £14.44 £11.00
90th Percentile £30.25 £35.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £15.19 £15.55 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.32% +3.67% -

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +20 29 £145 -15.94% 5
Worthing +9 22 £439 +35.00% 1
Horsham -10 5 £205 +70.83%
Gatwick -9 2 - - 3
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 50 (69.44%) Windows
2 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 28 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (30.56%) JIRA
7 21 (29.17%) SDLC
8 20 (27.78%) Confluence
8 20 (27.78%) MS Exchange
9 17 (23.61%) Data Modelling
9 17 (23.61%) Systems Analysis
9 17 (23.61%) Workshop Facilitation
10 16 (22.22%) Waterfall
10 16 (22.22%) Data Analysis
11 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
12 12 (16.67%) Office 365
12 12 (16.67%) Windows 10
13 11 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (13.89%) SAP
14 10 (13.89%) ITIL
14 10 (13.89%) RUP
15 9 (12.50%) Cisco
15 9 (12.50%) VMware
15 9 (12.50%) Windows Server
16 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
16 8 (11.11%) Migration
16 8 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 8 (11.11%) DHCP
16 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
17 7 (9.72%) 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 20 (27.78%) Confluence
1 20 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.56%) SAP Portal
3 4 (5.56%) SAS
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.17%) MS Project Server
5 2 (2.78%) CMS
5 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.39%) Documentum
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (9.72%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) DHCP
2 7 (9.72%) DNS
3 6 (8.33%) VPN
4 4 (5.56%) Network Security
5 3 (4.17%) Firewall
5 3 (4.17%) LAN
5 3 (4.17%) Skype
5 3 (4.17%) WAN
6 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.39%) VoIP
7 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
2 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.17%) Military
3 2 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Analyst
2 21 (29.17%) Business Analyst
3 15 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) IT Support
8 5 (6.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (5.56%) IT Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) SAP Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Active Directory Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.39%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) iPhone
4 2 (2.78%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.39%) iPad
5 1 (1.39%) Robotics
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (69.44%) Windows
2 12 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 9 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.17%) Linux
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.17%) SDLC
3 17 (23.61%) Data Modelling
3 17 (23.61%) Systems Analysis
3 17 (23.61%) Workshop Facilitation
4 16 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 16 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 11 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (13.89%) ITIL
6 10 (13.89%) RUP
7 8 (11.11%) Migration
8 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.94%) Project Management
9 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 4 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (5.56%) Requirements Management
9 4 (5.56%) Service Management
9 4 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) SQL
2 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.56%) ABAP
3 4 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) ISEB
1 2 (2.78%) MCSE
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.39%) CCNA
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.39%) MCITP
2 1 (1.39%) MCP
2 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) PMO
2 3 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) SAP
3 9 (12.50%) Cisco
3 9 (12.50%) VMware
4 7 (9.72%) Apple
5 3 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (1.39%) Altiris
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle
6 1 (1.39%) Samsung