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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 10 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 20 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 12.74% 5.88% 3.00%
As % of the Applications category 60.61% 16.28% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£343 £235 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.74% -10.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -4.46%
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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
33 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 21.02% 36.13% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 10
Average daily rate £346 £320 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +50.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £209 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £429 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
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 £15.00 £14.50 £15.19
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.54%

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 1 October 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 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
3 13 (33.33%) Linux
3 13 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (30.77%) SQL
5 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
6 10 (25.64%) Windows
6 10 (25.64%) Radio Access Network
7 9 (23.08%) UNIX
7 9 (23.08%) MS Visio
7 9 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (20.51%) Huawei
8 8 (20.51%) LTE
8 8 (20.51%) Perl
8 8 (20.51%) ETL
8 8 (20.51%) MySQL
8 8 (20.51%) Oracle
8 8 (20.51%) Business Objects
9 7 (17.95%) XML
9 7 (17.95%) Nortel
9 7 (17.95%) Ericsson
9 7 (17.95%) 3G
9 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
9 7 (17.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 7 (17.95%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (17.95%) Project Planning
9 7 (17.95%) 2G
9 7 (17.95%) Validation
9 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (15.38%) Greenplum

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (10.26%) SAS
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (23.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.56%) MS Project
4 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (2.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (20.51%) LTE
3 7 (17.95%) 3G
3 7 (17.95%) 2G
4 6 (15.38%) Telnet
4 6 (15.38%) SNMP
5 5 (12.82%) DHCP
6 4 (10.26%) DNS
7 3 (7.69%) 4G
7 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.13%) HSDPA
8 2 (5.13%) HSUPA
8 2 (5.13%) Internet
8 2 (5.13%) GSM
8 2 (5.13%) 3GPP
8 2 (5.13%) WCDMA
9 1 (2.56%) VPN
9 1 (2.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (20.51%) MySQL
4 4 (10.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (10.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) DTS
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Database Developer
3 3 (7.69%) PMO Manager
3 3 (7.69%) Capacity Manager
3 3 (7.69%) SAS Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Programmer
5 1 (2.56%) Buyer
5 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) XML
2 4 (10.26%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.56%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) DHTML
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
3 1 (2.56%) Ajax
3 1 (2.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) PMI
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Windows
3 9 (23.08%) UNIX
4 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ETL
2 7 (17.95%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (17.95%) Project Planning
2 7 (17.95%) Validation
2 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
3 5 (12.82%) Performance Management
3 5 (12.82%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.13%) Document Management
6 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.56%) Line Management
7 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.56%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) Perl
3 5 (12.82%) C#
4 4 (10.26%) C++
4 4 (10.26%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Huawei
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) Business Objects
3 7 (17.95%) Nortel
3 7 (17.95%) Ericsson
3 7 (17.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (15.38%) Greenplum
5 5 (12.82%) Planview
6 3 (7.69%) Talend
7 2 (5.13%) Mapinfo
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix
7 2 (5.13%) Primavera
8 1 (2.56%) Cognos
8 1 (2.56%) Symantec
8 1 (2.56%) i-GRasp
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