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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.31% 5.05% 11.33%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 28.57% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
Average daily rate £225 £315 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -26.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £263 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.38% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
8 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.08% 17.68% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 24
Average daily rate £375 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £442 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (43.75%) Line Management
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (18.75%) Nortel
6 3 (18.75%) Mapinfo
6 3 (18.75%) MS Access
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) 2G
6 3 (18.75%) 3G
6 3 (18.75%) Ericsson
6 3 (18.75%) Nokia
6 3 (18.75%) Huawei
6 3 (18.75%) Validation
6 3 (18.75%) MapBasic
6 3 (18.75%) RNC
6 3 (18.75%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (18.75%) C
6 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (12.50%) Customer Insight
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Taleo
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) 2G
1 3 (18.75%) 3G
1 3 (18.75%) RNC
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) 4G
3 1 (6.25%) FCAPS
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) GPRS
3 1 (6.25%) GSM
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) WebEx
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (18.75%) MS Access
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Polish Language
4 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Analyst
1 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Programme Office Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Senior Programme Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Senior Programme Office Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Controller
2 1 (6.25%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (6.25%) ICT Architect
2 1 (6.25%) RNC Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) RNC/RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Economics
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Psychology
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) HPUX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Line Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Business Development
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Insight
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) MapBasic
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MBA
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Ericsson
2 3 (18.75%) Huawei
2 3 (18.75%) Mapinfo
2 3 (18.75%) Nokia
2 3 (18.75%) Nortel
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Mitel
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Siemens
3 1 (6.25%) Sun
3 1 (6.25%) VMware