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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 13 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.33% 15.75% 8.27%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 60.61% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£243 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.33% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £375 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £414 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £290 £263
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.54%
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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
15 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 12.50% 25.98% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 39
Average daily rate £260 £375 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +55.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £326 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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
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 4 September 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 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 5 (23.81%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
6 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Line Management
7 4 (19.05%) VMware
8 3 (14.29%) Metrica
8 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (14.29%) Nortel
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) Ericsson
8 3 (14.29%) Nokia
8 3 (14.29%) Mapinfo
8 3 (14.29%) 3G
8 3 (14.29%) C
8 3 (14.29%) MS Access
8 3 (14.29%) 2G
8 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 3 (14.29%) Validation
8 3 (14.29%) MapBasic
8 3 (14.29%) RNC
8 3 (14.29%) Huawei
8 3 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (14.29%) Analytics

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Taleo
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) 3G
1 3 (14.29%) 2G
1 3 (14.29%) RNC
2 2 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) WLAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) MPLS
3 1 (4.76%) GPRS
3 1 (4.76%) GSM
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.76%) 4G
3 1 (4.76%) FCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (14.29%) MS Access
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Polish Language
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
4 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) HPUX
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Line Management
2 3 (14.29%) Analytics
2 3 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
3 2 (9.52%) Business Development
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
3 2 (9.52%) Customer Insight
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.76%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (4.76%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Network Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C
2 3 (14.29%) MapBasic
3 1 (4.76%) VB6
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Huawei
4 3 (14.29%) Mapinfo
4 3 (14.29%) Nortel
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Ericsson
4 3 (14.29%) Nokia
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Cognos
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Sun
6 1 (4.76%) Siemens
6 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.76%) Mitel
6 1 (4.76%) Altiris
6 1 (4.76%) Dell