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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 13 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 18 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.74% 11.02% 7.09%
As % of the Applications category 48.65% 42.42% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Average daily rate
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£310 £250 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +23.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £197 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £430 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £198 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.64% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.36 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
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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
37 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 17.96% 25.98% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 23
Average daily rate £310 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £222 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £512 £226
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 £22.41 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.95% -43.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £22.41 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.25 £22.41 £40.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 31 (83.78%) Microsoft
2 23 (62.16%) MS Excel
3 17 (45.95%) SQL
4 16 (43.24%) MS Visio
5 15 (40.54%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (40.54%) Linux
5 15 (40.54%) Radio Access Network
6 14 (37.84%) UNIX
6 14 (37.84%) Windows
6 14 (37.84%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (35.14%) ETL
7 13 (35.14%) Perl
8 12 (32.43%) Business Objects
8 12 (32.43%) Oracle
8 12 (32.43%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (29.73%) MySQL
9 11 (29.73%) Validation
9 11 (29.73%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (24.32%) Huawei
10 9 (24.32%) 2G
10 9 (24.32%) 3G
10 9 (24.32%) Ericsson
10 9 (24.32%) LTE
10 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
11 8 (21.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 8 (21.62%) Nortel
11 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
11 8 (21.62%) XML
11 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
11 8 (21.62%) Greenplum

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Lync
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (62.16%) MS Excel
2 16 (43.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (24.32%) 2G
2 9 (24.32%) 3G
2 9 (24.32%) LTE
3 7 (18.92%) SNMP
3 7 (18.92%) Telnet
4 6 (16.22%) DHCP
5 5 (13.51%) DNS
6 4 (10.81%) 4G
7 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.11%) GSM
8 2 (5.41%) 3GPP
8 2 (5.41%) WCDMA
8 2 (5.41%) Internet
8 2 (5.41%) HSDPA
8 2 (5.41%) HSUPA
9 1 (2.70%) FTP
9 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (37.84%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (29.73%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) DTS
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Database Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) Designer
7 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (2.70%) Buyer
7 1 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) RAN Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) XML
2 5 (13.51%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.70%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.70%) Ajax
3 1 (2.70%) WinForms
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) DHTML
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) UNIX
2 14 (37.84%) Windows
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ETL
2 12 (32.43%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (29.73%) Validation
3 11 (29.73%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (21.62%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.22%) Performance Management
6 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL
7 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.41%) Software Deployment
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.70%) Line Management
8 1 (2.70%) Qualitative Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Change Control
8 1 (2.70%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Use Case
8 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) Perl
3 6 (16.22%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) C++
4 5 (13.51%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) VBScript
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) Business Objects
2 12 (32.43%) Oracle
3 9 (24.32%) Huawei
3 9 (24.32%) Ericsson
4 8 (21.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 8 (21.62%) Nortel
4 8 (21.62%) Greenplum
5 4 (10.81%) Talend
6 3 (8.11%) Altiris
7 2 (5.41%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) Mapinfo
7 2 (5.41%) Planview
8 1 (2.70%) VMware
8 1 (2.70%) Cognos
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec
8 1 (2.70%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco
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