Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 35 23
Rank change year-on-year -13 -12 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 43 53 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.10% 4.20% 7.33%
As % of the Applications category 40.57% 37.86% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 47
West Sussex median daily rate £178 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.67% +7.14% +58.19%
10th Percentile £110 £130 £158
90th Percentile £434 £448 £488
South East median daily rate £275 £295 £300
% change year-on-year -6.78% -1.67% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 16
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -13.79% -9.38%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.70 £10.13
90th Percentile £19.65 £32.25 £17.50
South East median hourly rate £13.02 £14.73 £14.00
% change year-on-year -11.61% +5.18% -

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 106 140 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.10% 11.10% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 74 101
West Sussex median daily rate £309 £367 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.97% -2.02% +44.23%
10th Percentile £111 £177 £190
90th Percentile £488 £438 £520
South East median daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.81% -1.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 24
West Sussex median hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.14% +118.75% -
10th Percentile £14.10 £11.75 £9.59
90th Percentile £40.25 £50.00 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.10
% change year-on-year -6.06% +9.27% +5.74%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -2 17 £173 -54.00% 1
Horsham +4 10 £120 -7.69% 1
Gatwick +12 8 £150 -67.39% 1
Haywards Heath - 3 - - 1
East Grinstead +6 2 £450 +5.88%
Worthing -18 1 £325 +62.50%
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
3 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
4 19 (44.19%) MS Exchange
5 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
6 12 (27.91%) Office 365
6 12 (27.91%) SLA
7 10 (23.26%) Cisco
7 10 (23.26%) HP
7 10 (23.26%) VMware
8 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (20.93%) ITIL
8 9 (20.93%) Windows 10
8 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
9 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
9 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (13.95%) Asset Management
10 6 (13.95%) Dell
10 6 (13.95%) LAN
11 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (11.63%) Change Management
11 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
11 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (11.63%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (9.30%) Application Rationalisation
12 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
12 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3
12 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting

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 19 (44.19%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Documentum
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Project
1 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Maximo
2 1 (2.33%) Primavera
2 1 (2.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Office 365
2 5 (11.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.98%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) 3G
2 3 (6.98%) 4G
2 3 (6.98%) ADSL
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) VLAN
2 3 (6.98%) VPN
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
2 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.33%) CTI
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
General
1 2 (4.65%) Advertising
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Analyst
2 17 (39.53%) Support Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (18.60%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (18.60%) Support Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) IT Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) IT Support
7 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Technical Support
8 4 (9.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
9 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
9 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) CMDB
2 3 (6.98%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.33%) IVR
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.93%) Windows 10
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.98%) Linux
5 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Asset Management
3 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
3 5 (11.63%) Change Management
4 4 (9.30%) Application Rationalisation
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.98%) Break/Fix
5 3 (6.98%) Content Management
5 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Content Management
5 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.65%) Innovative Thinking
6 2 (4.65%) Logistics
6 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (4.65%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C#
1 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
1 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) ISEB
4 2 (4.65%) MCITP
4 2 (4.65%) MCP
4 2 (4.65%) MCSA
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) PMO
3 1 (2.33%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) XenServer
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Cisco
2 10 (23.26%) HP
2 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Dell
4 3 (6.98%) Draytek
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
4 3 (6.98%) OpenText
4 3 (6.98%) SonicWALL
4 3 (6.98%) Symantec
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) Computacenter
5 2 (4.65%) Kaseya
6 1 (2.33%) Avaya
6 1 (2.33%) Cognos
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) Thales
6 1 (2.33%) Verint