The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 11 13 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 13 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 9.92% 9.46% 4.63%
As % of the Applications category 65.00% 56.00% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £210 £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -43.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £206 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £432 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +1.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 £13.06
% change year-on-year -14.28% +20.64%  

MS 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 20 25 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 15.27% 16.89% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 26
Median daily rate £475 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £212 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £570 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Guildford

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Guildford

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Guildford over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Guildford

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Guildford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Office.

1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) Windows
3 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
4 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) LAN
7 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
7 5 (17.86%) SCCM
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) WAN
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL
9 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
9 3 (10.71%) Samsung
9 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
9 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.71%) Coaching
9 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.71%) Driving Licence
9 3 (10.71%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (10.71%) XML
9 3 (10.71%) SAP
9 3 (10.71%) SQL
9 3 (10.71%) DHCP
9 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
9 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
9 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
9 3 (10.71%) Telnet
9 3 (10.71%) Project Management

MS Office
Top Related 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 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Domino
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.57%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LAN
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (10.71%) Telnet
4 2 (7.14%) 2G
4 2 (7.14%) 3G
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 2 (7.14%) LTE
4 2 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (7.14%) SNMP
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) FTP
5 1 (3.57%) Intranet
5 1 (3.57%) SMTP
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) WebEx
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.57%) NetBeans
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) 1st Line Support
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Service Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Field Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) IT Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Deskside Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) ODBC
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.71%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Unix
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL
1 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (10.71%) Coaching
2 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
2 3 (10.71%) Project Management
2 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.14%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.14%) Dependency Management
3 2 (7.14%) IT Audit
3 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.57%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (3.57%) ETL
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) C++
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) LotusScript
3 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.57%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (3.57%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) Huawei
2 3 (10.71%) Samsung
2 3 (10.71%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
3 2 (7.14%) Ericsson
3 2 (7.14%) Greenplum
3 2 (7.14%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (7.14%) Nortel
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) BT
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Lotus
4 1 (3.57%) Nokia
4 1 (3.57%) Sophos
4 1 (3.57%) VMware