The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.76% 8.76% 5.16%
As % of the Applications category 24.39% 48.72% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £256 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +97.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £154 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £439 £244
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £240 £264
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £25.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -30.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.20 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.75% -
MS Office
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Applications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
41 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 19.52% 17.97% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 12
Average daily rate £275 £285 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +34.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £440 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £34.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -49.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.00%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) ETL
6 3 (15.00%) Perl
6 3 (15.00%) MS Project
6 3 (15.00%) UNIX
7 2 (10.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.00%) Validation
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) Citrix
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (15.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) SNMP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) 3G
2 1 (5.00%) Telnet
2 1 (5.00%) 2G
2 1 (5.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
1 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) IT Support
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Database Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ETL
1 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (10.00%) Validation
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) BPR
3 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Use Case
3 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) VB6
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) MCSA
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Nortel
5 1 (5.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Altiris
5 1 (5.00%) Huawei
5 1 (5.00%) Planview
5 1 (5.00%) Greenplum
5 1 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (5.00%) Talend