Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 6 months to 20 September 2018 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 52 32
Rank change year-on-year -7 -20 +23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 118 95 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.58% 3.60% 6.00%
As % of the Applications category 33.43% 31.56% 55.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 55 78
Surrey median daily rate £358 £260 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.69% +15.56% -31.82%
10th Percentile £105 £106 £121
90th Percentile £573 £483 £393
South East median daily rate £310 £300 £280
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 16
Surrey median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -2.44%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.45 £11.38
90th Percentile £20.52 £30.14 £26.56
South East median hourly rate £13.83 £13.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +0.14% -4.79% +3.57%

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

All Software Application Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 353 301 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 10.70% 11.42% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 182 153
Surrey median daily rate £425 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +30.43% -23.33%
10th Percentile £145 £155 £128
90th Percentile £574 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £375 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 30
Surrey median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -23.46% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.48 £11.00
90th Percentile £21.71 £40.38 £37.78
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.68% - +3.33%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Surrey

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Surrey

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Surrey

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Surrey

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sunbury-on-Thames +6 21 £480 +84.62%
Guildford -21 14 £100 -38.46% 8
Leatherhead +11 12 £350 +150.00% 2
Woking +4 9 - - 1
Staines -23 5 £288 -
Redhill +13 4 £338 +132.76%
Epsom +4 4 - -
Reigate -23 4 £513 +36.67% 1
Camberley -3 3 - - 2
Weybridge -13 3 £118 - 2
Chertsey +3 1 £110 -68.57% 3
Egham 0 1 - -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 75 (63.56%) Microsoft
2 44 (37.29%) Windows
3 37 (31.36%) Office 365
4 34 (28.81%) Finance
5 32 (27.12%) Active Directory
6 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Excel
7 25 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (18.64%) Project Management
10 20 (16.95%) ITIL
10 20 (16.95%) SLA
11 19 (16.10%) Windows 7
11 19 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (14.41%) Citrix
13 16 (13.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 14 (11.86%) MS Visio
14 14 (11.86%) Yammer
15 13 (11.02%) Change Management
15 13 (11.02%) SCCM
16 12 (10.17%) Windows 10
16 12 (10.17%) Self-Motivation
17 11 (9.32%) MS Exchange
18 10 (8.47%) SharePoint
18 10 (8.47%) PRINCE2
19 9 (7.63%) Management Information System
19 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Project
19 9 (7.63%) JIRA
19 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Identification
20 8 (6.78%) Windows Server
20 8 (6.78%) Virtual Desktop

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 11 (9.32%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.47%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.24%) Confluence
5 4 (3.39%) CMS
5 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.69%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (13.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (11.86%) MS Visio
4 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) assyst
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (31.36%) Office 365
2 14 (11.86%) Yammer
3 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) Skype
1 8 (6.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.93%) LAN
2 7 (5.93%) WAN
3 6 (5.08%) VPN
4 5 (4.24%) Internet
4 5 (4.24%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (4.24%) VoIP
5 4 (3.39%) DNS
5 4 (3.39%) WebEx
6 3 (2.54%) DHCP
7 2 (1.69%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.85%) Firewall
8 1 (0.85%) IMAP
8 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.85%) Junos
8 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.85%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (0.85%) OLAP
1 1 (0.85%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.85%) Power BI
1 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) JIRA
2 3 (2.54%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (28.81%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Retail
3 4 (3.39%) Marketing
4 3 (2.54%) Electronics
4 3 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.69%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.69%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (37.29%) Analyst
2 18 (15.25%) Service Analyst
3 15 (12.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (8.47%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.63%) Administrator
5 9 (7.63%) Desktop Support
5 9 (7.63%) IT Analyst
5 9 (7.63%) IT Support
6 8 (6.78%) Field Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.08%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) IT Administrator
8 6 (5.08%) Service Desk Support
9 5 (4.24%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) Django
1 2 (1.69%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Ajax
2 1 (0.85%) CSS
2 1 (0.85%) HTML
2 1 (0.85%) jQuery
2 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.17%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (7.63%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (4.24%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.39%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.69%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.85%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.85%) iPad
8 1 (0.85%) NHS
8 1 (0.85%) PMI
8 1 (0.85%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.29%) Windows
2 19 (16.10%) Windows 7
3 12 (10.17%) Windows 10
4 8 (6.78%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.93%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.24%) Linux
7 3 (2.54%) Android
8 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.85%) Unix
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.64%) Project Management
3 20 (16.95%) ITIL
4 19 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (11.02%) Change Management
6 10 (8.47%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Identification
8 8 (6.78%) Scrum
8 8 (6.78%) Workflow
9 7 (5.93%) Campaign Management
9 7 (5.93%) Coaching
9 7 (5.93%) Investment Management
9 7 (5.93%) Migration
9 7 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.93%) Time Management
10 6 (5.08%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.08%) SDLC
10 6 (5.08%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.24%) Content Management
11 5 (4.24%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.39%) Python
2 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.85%) C
3 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.85%) SQL
3 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Degree
1 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.93%) APMG
2 7 (5.93%) DBS Check
2 7 (5.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (5.08%) MCDST
3 6 (5.08%) MCSE
4 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.54%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.69%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.69%) CCNA
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.69%) MCSA
6 2 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.85%) CIPD
7 1 (0.85%) ISEB
7 1 (0.85%) MCP
7 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.95%) SLA
2 6 (5.08%) PMO
3 3 (2.54%) GDPR
4 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.85%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 32 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.78%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.69%) XenApp
5 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (11.02%) SCCM
2 2 (1.69%) TeamSite
2 2 (1.69%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 75 (63.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.41%) Citrix
3 8 (6.78%) Adobe
4 6 (5.08%) Bloomberg
4 6 (5.08%) Cisco
4 6 (5.08%) Wyse
5 5 (4.24%) Fujitsu
5 5 (4.24%) HP
5 5 (4.24%) Reuters
6 4 (3.39%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.39%) VMware
7 3 (2.54%) Ivanti
7 3 (2.54%) NetApp
8 2 (1.69%) Apple
8 2 (1.69%) Avaya
8 2 (1.69%) Huawei
8 2 (1.69%) Lotus
8 2 (1.69%) McAfee
8 2 (1.69%) Mitel
9 1 (0.85%) Remedy