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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 44 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Office 47 100 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.67% 7.90% 5.05%
As % of the Applications category 31.13% 42.74% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 21
Average daily rate
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£368 £275 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £119 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £430 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 14
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.40 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £25.00 £18.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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
151 234 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.78% 18.48% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 118 88
Average daily rate £388 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 18
Average hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.70 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £76.20 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 2015.

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
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 3 July 2015. 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 -9 10 £193 -48.66% 5
Staines +5 8 £338 -15.62% 1
Leatherhead -20 5 £450 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £396 - 1
Woking +11 3 £210 +12.00% 1
Epsom -1 1 £110 -
Weybridge -2 1 - -
Redhill -4 1 - - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 1 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 72 (52.55%) Microsoft
2 63 (45.99%) MS Excel
3 61 (44.53%) Windows
4 40 (29.20%) Windows 7
5 33 (24.09%) Active Directory
6 21 (15.33%) ITIL
6 21 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (14.60%) Degree
8 17 (12.41%) MS PowerPoint
9 16 (11.68%) Windows XP
9 16 (11.68%) MS Visio
10 15 (10.95%) SAP
11 14 (10.22%) Finance
11 14 (10.22%) Citrix
12 13 (9.49%) HP
12 13 (9.49%) SQL Server
12 13 (9.49%) Change Management
12 13 (9.49%) Project Management
13 12 (8.76%) Oracle
13 12 (8.76%) Data Modelling
13 12 (8.76%) Windows 8
14 11 (8.03%) SQL
14 11 (8.03%) Legal
15 10 (7.30%) MCSE
15 10 (7.30%) SharePoint
15 10 (7.30%) MS Exchange
15 10 (7.30%) TCP/IP
15 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (6.57%) Ariba
16 9 (6.57%) BusinessObjects

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (7.30%) SharePoint
1 10 (7.30%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.46%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.73%) Lync
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 63 (45.99%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (11.68%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.65%) MS Project
5 3 (2.19%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (6.57%) SAP SRM
2 3 (2.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.73%) Maximo
3 1 (0.73%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.73%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.30%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.11%) VPN
2 7 (5.11%) LAN
2 7 (5.11%) WAN
2 7 (5.11%) HTTP
3 5 (3.65%) DNS
4 4 (2.92%) DHCP
4 4 (2.92%) Wireless
5 2 (1.46%) 3G
5 2 (1.46%) Firewall
6 1 (0.73%) ADSL
6 1 (0.73%) PSTN
6 1 (0.73%) VoIP
6 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.73%) SAN
6 1 (0.73%) Intranet
6 1 (0.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.57%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (2.92%) Cognos Transformer
4 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.73%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.73%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.92%) Toad
General
1 14 (10.22%) Finance
2 11 (8.03%) Legal
3 9 (6.57%) Electronics
3 9 (6.57%) Retail
4 6 (4.38%) Marketing
4 6 (4.38%) Advertising
5 4 (2.92%) Korean Language
6 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.73%) French Language
8 1 (0.73%) German Language
8 1 (0.73%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.73%) Automotive
8 1 (0.73%) Law
8 1 (0.73%) Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (24.09%) Analyst
2 19 (13.87%) Support Engineer
3 15 (10.95%) Support Analyst
3 15 (10.95%) 1st Line Support
4 13 (9.49%) Desktop Support
5 11 (8.03%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (7.30%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (7.30%) IT Support
7 8 (5.84%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.84%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Author
8 7 (5.11%) Technical Author
8 7 (5.11%) Developer
8 7 (5.11%) Administrator
8 7 (5.11%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) PC Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 5 (3.65%) Data Governance Manager
10 5 (3.65%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) .NET
2 7 (5.11%) Web Services
2 7 (5.11%) XML
2 7 (5.11%) .NET Framework
2 7 (5.11%) JSON
2 7 (5.11%) REST
3 3 (2.19%) ODBC
3 3 (2.19%) EDI
4 2 (1.46%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.84%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.11%) NHS
4 6 (4.38%) E-Learning
4 6 (4.38%) Smartphone
4 6 (4.38%) Statistics
4 6 (4.38%) FMCG
5 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.92%) BYOD
7 3 (2.19%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.19%) Video Editing
8 2 (1.46%) iPhone
8 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.73%) User Experience
9 1 (0.73%) iPad
9 1 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.73%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 61 (44.53%) Windows
2 40 (29.20%) Windows 7
3 16 (11.68%) Windows XP
4 12 (8.76%) Windows 8
5 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.92%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.19%) Linux
7 3 (2.19%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.46%) Android
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.33%) ITIL
2 13 (9.49%) Project Management
2 13 (9.49%) Change Management
3 12 (8.76%) Data Modelling
4 9 (6.57%) Procure-to-pay
5 8 (5.84%) Coaching
5 8 (5.84%) PRINCE2
5 8 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.11%) UML
6 7 (5.11%) OO
7 6 (4.38%) B2B
7 6 (4.38%) Data Management
7 6 (4.38%) Channel Management
7 6 (4.38%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (4.38%) Marketing Management
7 6 (4.38%) Marketing Strategy
8 5 (3.65%) Data Governance
8 5 (3.65%) Waterfall
8 5 (3.65%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.03%) SQL
2 8 (5.84%) C#
2 8 (5.84%) Java
3 4 (2.92%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.73%) VB
4 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.73%) VBA
4 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.73%) VB6
4 1 (0.73%) Ruby
4 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (14.60%) Degree
2 10 (7.30%) MCSE
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.84%) MCP
3 8 (5.84%) MBA
4 4 (2.92%) MCSA
5 2 (1.46%) ISEB
5 2 (1.46%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) SLA
2 5 (3.65%) Solvency II
2 5 (3.65%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 33 (24.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) SCCM
2 2 (1.46%) SCOM
3 1 (0.73%) Puppet
3 1 (0.73%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.73%) Nagios
Vendors
1 72 (52.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.95%) SAP
3 14 (10.22%) Citrix
4 13 (9.49%) HP
5 12 (8.76%) Oracle
6 9 (6.57%) Business Objects
6 9 (6.57%) Ariba
6 9 (6.57%) VMware
7 8 (5.84%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (4.38%) Dell
8 6 (4.38%) Cognos
9 5 (3.65%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.19%) McAfee
10 3 (2.19%) Cisco
10 3 (2.19%) CA
11 2 (1.46%) Symantec
11 2 (1.46%) Remedy
11 2 (1.46%) Lotus
12 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.73%) Apple