The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Guildford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 5 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 23 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 17.42% 8.18% 1.68%
As % of the Applications category 63.89% 24.53% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £266 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.36
% change year-on-year
- +4.82%
Applications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
36 53 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 27.27% 33.33% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 6
Average daily rate £375 £175 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £150 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £368 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
MS Office
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MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Guildford region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Guildford region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) MS Excel
3 13 (32.50%) Windows
4 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
5 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 8 (20.00%) Linux
6 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (15.00%) Planview
7 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (12.50%) Ericsson
8 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 5 (12.50%) SQL
9 4 (10.00%) MySQL
9 4 (10.00%) Oracle
9 4 (10.00%) Business Objects
9 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
9 4 (10.00%) ETL
9 4 (10.00%) SAS
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL
9 4 (10.00%) UNIX
9 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (10.00%) Citrix
9 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.00%) VPN
9 4 (10.00%) Primavera
9 4 (10.00%) Internet
9 4 (10.00%) Tivoli

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.00%) SAS
2 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (42.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.50%) MS Project
4 1 (2.50%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.50%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (2.50%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.00%) VPN
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
1 4 (10.00%) LTE
1 4 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (7.50%) 2G
2 3 (7.50%) SSH
2 3 (7.50%) 3G
2 3 (7.50%) Telnet
2 3 (7.50%) LAN
2 3 (7.50%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) SMTP
2 3 (7.50%) FTP
2 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) SNMP
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) Intranet
4 1 (2.50%) HSDPA
4 1 (2.50%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Developer
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Database Developer
3 3 (7.50%) SAS Developer
3 3 (7.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Capacity Manager
3 3 (7.50%) PMO Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Help Desk Administrator
5 1 (2.50%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (2.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Perl Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Programme Planner
5 1 (2.50%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) CSS3
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) PMI
3 2 (5.00%) Social Media
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
3 8 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (10.00%) ETL
2 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.00%) Workflow
2 4 (10.00%) Validation
2 4 (10.00%) Document Management
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.00%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Fault Management
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Perl
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) C++
3 2 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Planview
3 5 (12.50%) Ericsson
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) Primavera
5 3 (7.50%) Nortel
5 3 (7.50%) Greenplum
5 3 (7.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (7.50%) Huawei
6 2 (5.00%) Talend
6 2 (5.00%) Lotus
7 1 (2.50%) Mapinfo
7 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.50%) Symantec
7 1 (2.50%) Cognos
7 1 (2.50%) Adobe
7 1 (2.50%) Marketo
7 1 (2.50%) i-GRasp
Guildford, Surrey
Comvergent Limited
Rate: Excellent daily rate
Posted: 4 days ago