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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 15 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.22% 18.46% 8.13%
As % of the Applications category 31.82% 64.86% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Average daily rate
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£110 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.66% +4.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £289 £263
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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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
22 37 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 16.42% 28.46% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 35
Average daily rate £300 £375 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +114.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £425 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) HP
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (11.76%) Statistics
9 2 (11.76%) Degree
9 2 (11.76%) Time Management
9 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
9 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.76%) Legal
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
9 2 (11.76%) NHS
9 2 (11.76%) MCSE
9 2 (11.76%) MCSA
9 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
10 1 (5.88%) VoIP
10 1 (5.88%) Toad
10 1 (5.88%) SLA
10 1 (5.88%) Cognos
10 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
10 1 (5.88%) MS Visio

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Statistics
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
1 2 (11.76%) Time Management
2 1 (5.88%) Business Analytics
2 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.88%) Analytics
2 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VB
1 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
1 1 (5.88%) VB6
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Altiris
4 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos