The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 91 59 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 6.99% 4.68% 6.00%
As % of the Applications category 37.76% 30.57% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 25
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£375 £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.64% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £429 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £256 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.30 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.23 £19.60 £20.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
MS Office
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
241 193 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.52% 15.31% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 123 104
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £151 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 31
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £25.00 £27.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Surrey region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Surrey region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +10 20 £375 +22.95% 4
Weybridge +7 6 £275 - 2
Reigate +9 5 £400 +66.66% 3
Woking +1 5 £300 +12.35% 2
Epsom - 4 - - 1
Camberley +6 3 - -
Staines -1 3 £413 -8.33%
Dorking - 2 - - 4
Leatherhead - 1 - - 1
Redhill - - - - 2
Farnham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Egham - - - -
Cobham - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

1 143 (69.76%) Microsoft
2 105 (51.22%) Windows
3 79 (38.54%) MS Excel
4 64 (31.22%) Windows 7
5 63 (30.73%) Active Directory
6 36 (17.56%) SQL
7 34 (16.59%) ITIL
8 33 (16.10%) Windows XP
9 31 (15.12%) Finance
10 29 (14.15%) MS Exchange
11 28 (13.66%) Project Management
12 27 (13.17%) XML
13 26 (12.68%) SharePoint
13 26 (12.68%) Telecoms
14 21 (10.24%) .NET
15 20 (9.76%) Visual Studio
16 19 (9.27%) CRM
16 19 (9.27%) Degree
17 17 (8.29%) Dynamics CRM
17 17 (8.29%) Workflow
17 17 (8.29%) Oracle
17 17 (8.29%) Citrix
18 16 (7.80%) VB.NET
18 16 (7.80%) PRINCE2
18 16 (7.80%) Scrum
18 16 (7.80%) MVC
19 15 (7.32%) VMware
19 15 (7.32%) XSLT
19 15 (7.32%) MS Visio
19 15 (7.32%) DNS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 29 (14.15%) MS Exchange
2 26 (12.68%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.41%) Lync
4 6 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.44%) SAS
6 4 (1.95%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.98%) Moodle
8 2 (0.98%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.49%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 79 (38.54%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 13 (6.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (5.85%) MS Project
5 5 (2.44%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.49%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.49%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 17 (8.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.49%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.49%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.44%) Office 365
2 2 (0.98%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.49%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.32%) DNS
2 12 (5.85%) Firewall
2 12 (5.85%) WAN
3 11 (5.37%) LAN
4 9 (4.39%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (3.90%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.90%) LTE
6 7 (3.41%) Internet
6 7 (3.41%) SAN
6 7 (3.41%) DHCP
6 7 (3.41%) VoIP
7 6 (2.93%) VPN
7 6 (2.93%) 3G
7 6 (2.93%) Telnet
7 6 (2.93%) 2G
8 5 (2.44%) SNMP
9 4 (1.95%) HTTP
9 4 (1.95%) Broadband
9 4 (1.95%) Intranet
10 3 (1.46%) HSDPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.83%) SQL Server
1 14 (6.83%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (3.41%) MySQL
3 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 5 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.49%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.49%) DTS
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.95%) Subversion
3 3 (1.46%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.98%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (15.12%) Finance
2 26 (12.68%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.44%) Legal
4 5 (2.44%) Korean Language
5 3 (1.46%) Retail
6 2 (0.98%) Marketing
6 2 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (22.93%) Analyst
2 30 (14.63%) Developer
3 19 (9.27%) Support Engineer
3 19 (9.27%) Desktop Support
4 17 (8.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (8.29%) Support Analyst
5 14 (6.83%) .NET Developer
6 13 (6.34%) VB.NET Developer
6 13 (6.34%) Administrator
6 13 (6.34%) Service Analyst
7 12 (5.85%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.85%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (5.37%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (5.37%) Desktop Engineer
9 10 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.90%) Programmer
12 7 (3.41%) Service Desk Engineer
13 6 (2.93%) IT Support
13 6 (2.93%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.17%) XML
2 21 (10.24%) .NET
3 15 (7.32%) XSLT
3 15 (7.32%) WCF
3 15 (7.32%) WF
4 11 (5.37%) HTML
4 11 (5.37%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.41%) jQuery
6 4 (1.95%) Web Services
6 4 (1.95%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.46%) JSON
7 3 (1.46%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (1.46%) CSS
7 3 (1.46%) REST
8 2 (0.98%) WSDL
8 2 (0.98%) ODBC
8 2 (0.98%) Flash
9 1 (0.49%) EDI
9 1 (0.49%) DHTML
9 1 (0.49%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.37%) Blackberry
2 9 (4.39%) Thin Client
2 9 (4.39%) Fat Client
3 6 (2.93%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.44%) PMI
5 3 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.98%) Clustering
6 2 (0.98%) EPoS
6 2 (0.98%) EFT
6 2 (0.98%) NHS
6 2 (0.98%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.98%) Social Network
7 1 (0.49%) AS400
7 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.49%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.49%) SCORM
7 1 (0.49%) Wiki
7 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 105 (51.22%) Windows
2 64 (31.22%) Windows 7
3 33 (16.10%) Windows XP
4 14 (6.83%) Windows 8
5 11 (5.37%) Linux
6 10 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.41%) UNIX
8 5 (2.44%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.49%) Android
11 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.59%) ITIL
2 28 (13.66%) Project Management
3 19 (9.27%) CRM
4 17 (8.29%) Workflow
5 16 (7.80%) MVC
5 16 (7.80%) Scrum
5 16 (7.80%) PRINCE2
6 10 (4.88%) Validation
7 9 (4.39%) Project Planning
8 8 (3.90%) ETL
8 8 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (2.93%) Quality Management
10 6 (2.93%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (2.93%) UML
10 6 (2.93%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.93%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (2.93%) Document Management
10 6 (2.93%) Data Analysis
10 6 (2.93%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.56%) SQL
2 16 (7.80%) VB.NET
3 11 (5.37%) C#
4 9 (4.39%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.41%) Java
6 5 (2.44%) Perl
7 3 (1.46%) C
7 3 (1.46%) C++
8 1 (0.49%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (9.27%) Degree
2 13 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.39%) MCSE
4 6 (2.93%) MCSA
4 6 (2.93%) MCDST
5 5 (2.44%) MCP
5 5 (2.44%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.98%) IRCA
6 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.98%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.49%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PMP
7 1 (0.49%) ISEB
7 1 (0.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.37%) SLA
2 8 (3.90%) Data Quality
3 7 (3.41%) QA
4 2 (0.98%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.98%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.49%) P3O
System Software
1 63 (30.73%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.90%) XenApp
3 8 (3.90%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.39%) SCCM
2 7 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.93%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.95%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.49%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 143 (69.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.29%) Oracle
2 17 (8.29%) Citrix
3 15 (7.32%) VMware
4 11 (5.37%) Cisco
5 8 (3.90%) Symantec
6 7 (3.41%) Apple
6 7 (3.41%) Huawei
7 6 (2.93%) Business Objects
7 6 (2.93%) Avaya
7 6 (2.93%) HP
7 6 (2.93%) Dell
7 6 (2.93%) Ericsson
7 6 (2.93%) Veeam
7 6 (2.93%) Confirmit
7 6 (2.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (2.44%) Nortel
8 5 (2.44%) SAP
8 5 (2.44%) Planview
9 4 (1.95%) Lotus
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