The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 13 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 3 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 2.94% 5.49% 6.83%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 50.00% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £163 £153 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.55% -20.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £285 £288
% change year-on-year +3.50% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £21.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.79 £16.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year -16.42% +20.43%  

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 6 10 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 5.88% 10.99% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 16
Median daily rate £215 £173 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.63% -56.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £153 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £463 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.05% +34.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Guildford

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Office in Guildford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Guildford

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Guildford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) SCCM
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
6 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 3 (18.75%) Legal
6 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
7 2 (12.50%) IT Audit
7 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
7 2 (12.50%) MCITP
7 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
7 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
8 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (6.25%) User Stories
8 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) Intranet
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) WebEx
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Service Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) IT Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) IT Audit
2 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) User Stories
3 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Planview
3 1 (6.25%) VMware