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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 7 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 19 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.87% 7.75% 2.97%
As % of the Applications category 59.38% 21.74% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £323 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +22.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £261 £263
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.98 £14.13
% change year-on-year
+0.17% -1.06%
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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
32 46 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 23.36% 35.66% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 9
Average daily rate £375 £320 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +50.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £152 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £429 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.14 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.91% -6.25%

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 12 September 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 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
3 11 (29.73%) Windows
3 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
4 10 (27.03%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (24.32%) SQL
6 7 (18.92%) Project Planning
6 7 (18.92%) LTE
6 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
6 7 (18.92%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (16.22%) Huawei
7 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (16.22%) MySQL
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle
7 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
7 6 (16.22%) ETL
7 6 (16.22%) XML
7 6 (16.22%) UNIX
8 5 (13.51%) Telnet
8 5 (13.51%) Ericsson
8 5 (13.51%) 3G
8 5 (13.51%) Nortel
8 5 (13.51%) SNMP
8 5 (13.51%) Perl
8 5 (13.51%) Business Objects
8 5 (13.51%) 2G
8 5 (13.51%) Validation
8 5 (13.51%) Planview
8 5 (13.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (10.81%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (2.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) LTE
1 7 (18.92%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (13.51%) SNMP
2 5 (13.51%) 3G
2 5 (13.51%) Telnet
2 5 (13.51%) 2G
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 3 (8.11%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) FTP
4 2 (5.41%) WCDMA
4 2 (5.41%) GSM
4 2 (5.41%) 3GPP
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) HSDPA
4 2 (5.41%) HSUPA
5 1 (2.70%) 4G
5 1 (2.70%) SSH
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (16.22%) MySQL
2 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (10.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) DTS
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 3 (8.11%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Service Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Database Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) SAS Developer
5 3 (8.11%) PMO Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Capacity Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.41%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Perl Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Programme Planner
7 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) XML
2 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.70%) Ajax
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (2.70%) DHTML
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
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%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) PMI
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.22%) UNIX
5 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Project Planning
2 6 (16.22%) ETL
3 5 (13.51%) Validation
3 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.41%) Workflow
6 2 (5.41%) Document Management
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Perl
3 4 (10.81%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) VBScript
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Huawei
3 5 (13.51%) Planview
3 5 (13.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (13.51%) Business Objects
3 5 (13.51%) Nortel
3 5 (13.51%) Ericsson
4 4 (10.81%) Greenplum
5 3 (8.11%) Talend
6 2 (5.41%) Mapinfo
6 2 (5.41%) Primavera
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) Cognos
7 1 (2.70%) i-GRasp
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec