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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Office 80 77 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 6.05% 5.63% 8.44%
As % of the Applications category 43.96% 37.75% 52.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 61
Average daily rate £255 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £293 £230
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +27.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -12.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.36 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.95 £18.25 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
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
182 204 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 13.76% 14.92% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 110 118
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 35
Average hourly rate £16.20 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £10.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £25.70 £118.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Weybridge +3 12 £133 - 2
Guildford +5 11 £208 -24.54% 3
Woking -1 7 £140 -17.64% 2
Leatherhead -18 7 £450 - 2
Redhill -2 5 £340 +183.33% 3
Egham +7 4 £69 -
Staines -2 4 £325 -
Epsom +3 3 - -
Chertsey +1 2 £138 - 1
Reigate 0 1 - - 1
Walton-on-Thames 0 1 - -
Camberley -14 1 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 73 (57.03%) Microsoft
2 71 (55.47%) Windows
3 65 (50.78%) MS Excel
4 49 (38.28%) Active Directory
5 37 (28.91%) Windows 7
6 25 (19.53%) ITIL
7 22 (17.19%) MS Exchange
8 19 (14.84%) MCSE
8 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (14.84%) VMware
9 18 (14.06%) MS PowerPoint
10 17 (13.28%) Finance
10 17 (13.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (13.28%) HP
10 17 (13.28%) TCP/IP
11 16 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (11.72%) LAN
13 14 (10.94%) WAN
13 14 (10.94%) Backup Exec
13 14 (10.94%) Office 365
13 14 (10.94%) Driving Licence
14 13 (10.16%) Windows Server
14 13 (10.16%) Intel Security
15 12 (9.38%) Windows XP
15 12 (9.38%) DHCP
15 12 (9.38%) DNS
15 12 (9.38%) Citrix
15 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (8.59%) vSphere

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 22 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.13%) Apache
4 4 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.56%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.78%) CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.78%) IIS
6 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.78%) TPMS
Applications
1 65 (50.78%) MS Excel
2 18 (14.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (7.81%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.47%) MS Project
5 4 (3.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.78%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Aligne
1 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.78%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.94%) Office 365
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.28%) TCP/IP
2 15 (11.72%) LAN
3 14 (10.94%) WAN
4 12 (9.38%) DHCP
4 12 (9.38%) DNS
5 6 (4.69%) Firewall
6 4 (3.13%) HTTPS
6 4 (3.13%) SSH
6 4 (3.13%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.34%) Internet
7 3 (2.34%) Intranet
7 3 (2.34%) VPN
8 2 (1.56%) NAS
8 2 (1.56%) SAN
8 2 (1.56%) Wireless
9 1 (0.78%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.91%) MySQL
3 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.13%) IntelliJ
1 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.13%) JUnit
1 4 (3.13%) Maven
1 4 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 17 (13.28%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Marketing
3 6 (4.69%) Legal
4 5 (3.91%) Banking
5 4 (3.13%) Games
5 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.34%) German Language
6 3 (2.34%) Local Government
6 3 (2.34%) Publishing
7 2 (1.56%) Advertising
7 2 (1.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.78%) Automotive
8 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (33.59%) Analyst
2 23 (17.97%) Support Engineer
3 22 (17.19%) Support Analyst
4 16 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 14 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (10.94%) IT Support
6 13 (10.16%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (8.59%) Wintel Support
8 10 (7.81%) IT Analyst
9 9 (7.03%) Desktop Analyst
9 9 (7.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 9 (7.03%) Help Desk Support
9 9 (7.03%) Service Analyst
9 9 (7.03%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (6.25%) Server Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Server Support
10 8 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.69%) Web Services
1 6 (4.69%) XML
2 4 (3.13%) Java EE
2 4 (3.13%) LAMP
2 4 (3.13%) SAML
3 2 (1.56%) CSS
3 2 (1.56%) HTML
3 2 (1.56%) J2EE
4 1 (0.78%) EDI
4 1 (0.78%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.78%) Middleware
4 1 (0.78%) ODBC
4 1 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) Driving Licence
2 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.59%) Blackberry
4 8 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.69%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.13%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.13%) PKI
6 4 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.34%) Contactless
7 3 (2.34%) Copywriting
8 2 (1.56%) User Experience
9 1 (0.78%) BYOD
9 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.78%) iPad
9 1 (0.78%) iPhone
9 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.78%) Psychology
9 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (55.47%) Windows
2 37 (28.91%) Windows 7
3 17 (13.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (10.16%) Windows Server
5 12 (9.38%) Windows XP
6 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.47%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.69%) Linux
8 6 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (3.13%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.56%) Android
11 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.53%) ITIL
2 8 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 7 (5.47%) CRM
3 7 (5.47%) Incident Management
4 6 (4.69%) Asset Management
4 6 (4.69%) Change Management
4 6 (4.69%) ITSM
4 6 (4.69%) Migration
4 6 (4.69%) Project Management
5 5 (3.91%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (3.91%) Problem Management
5 5 (3.91%) Service Management
5 5 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (3.13%) Fault Management
6 4 (3.13%) Logistics
6 4 (3.13%) PRINCE
7 3 (2.34%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.81%) SQL
2 5 (3.91%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.13%) Java
3 4 (3.13%) Perl
3 4 (3.13%) PHP
3 4 (3.13%) PL/SQL
3 4 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (0.78%) C
4 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (14.84%) MCSE
1 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.59%) MCP
2 11 (8.59%) MCSA
3 9 (7.03%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.25%) Degree
5 6 (4.69%) MCDST
5 6 (4.69%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.34%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.34%) PMP
8 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.78%) CCA
8 1 (0.78%) CCVP
8 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) COBIT
3 2 (1.56%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.78%) GAMP
4 1 (0.78%) HL7
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (38.28%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.59%) vSphere
4 9 (7.03%) XenApp
5 3 (2.34%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (10.94%) Backup Exec
2 11 (8.59%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (8.59%) NetBackup
2 11 (8.59%) WSUS
3 10 (7.81%) SCCM
4 4 (3.13%) Ansible
4 4 (3.13%) yum
5 3 (2.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (57.03%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.84%) VMware
3 17 (13.28%) HP
4 13 (10.16%) Intel Security
5 12 (9.38%) Citrix
6 7 (5.47%) Cisco
6 7 (5.47%) Oracle
7 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.13%) Intel
8 4 (3.13%) Xerox
9 3 (2.34%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.56%) Altiris
10 2 (1.56%) Lotus
10 2 (1.56%) Symantec
11 1 (0.78%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.78%) Google
11 1 (0.78%) Remedy
11 1 (0.78%) Reuters
11 1 (0.78%) Sophos
11 1 (0.78%) Wyse
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