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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.19% 12.57% 9.26%
As % of the Applications category 20.93% 51.22% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 5
Average daily rate
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£413 £263 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £158 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £438 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £165.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.21% +804.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
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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
43 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 20.00% 24.55% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 16
Average daily rate £305 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £208 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £430 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £165.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.21% +768.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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 19 (67.86%) MS Excel
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
4 12 (42.86%) MS Visio
5 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
5 9 (32.14%) Linux
6 8 (28.57%) Perl
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (28.57%) UNIX
6 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 8 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (25.00%) ETL
7 7 (25.00%) Business Objects
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle
8 6 (21.43%) Validation
8 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (17.86%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (17.86%) MySQL
10 4 (14.29%) Ericsson
10 4 (14.29%) 3G
10 4 (14.29%) 2G
10 4 (14.29%) Greenplum
11 3 (10.71%) SCCM
11 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
11 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (10.71%) Huawei
11 3 (10.71%) Altiris

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (67.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (10.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (14.29%) 3G
2 4 (14.29%) 2G
3 3 (10.71%) 4G
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) SNMP
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) Telnet
4 2 (7.14%) LTE
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (17.86%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Database Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support
4 3 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Buyer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) XML
1 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.57%) PDA
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) UNIX
3 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (25.00%) ETL
2 6 (21.43%) Validation
2 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
4 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Use Case
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Line Management
6 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Perl
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) C++
2 2 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) VCP4
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) Ericsson
4 4 (14.29%) Greenplum
5 3 (10.71%) Huawei
5 3 (10.71%) Altiris
5 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 3 (10.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (10.71%) Nortel
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Planview
6 1 (3.57%) Talend
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) Dell