Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 21 50
Rank change year-on-year -24 +29 -22
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 117 139 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.25% 7.01% 3.82%
As % of the Applications category 35.78% 63.18% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 71 67
Surrey median daily rate £375 £210 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -30.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £127 £110 £130
90th Percentile £600 £475 £450
South East median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 17
Surrey median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -9.09% +15.55%
10th Percentile £12.04 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £16.30 £20.00 £44.90
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +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 327 220 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.87% 11.09% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 116 164
Surrey median daily rate £425 £295 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.07% -18.90% +11.92%
10th Percentile £154 £116 £140
90th Percentile £538 £489 £488
South East median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 22
Surrey median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -17.80% +16.04%
10th Percentile £11.92 £10.55 £10.05
90th Percentile £16.60 £23.60 £45.50
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Woking +24 20 £140 -20.00% 2
Staines +7 15 £538 +190.54% 5
Guildford -5 12 £148 -29.76% 5
Reigate -33 12 £375 -1.64% 5
Weybridge +5 10 £113 -7.36% 4
Leatherhead -1 7 £181 +24.83% 4
Epsom -9 4 - -
Godalming - 4 £110 -
Redhill - 2 £185 - 4
Camberley -9 1 £475 - 2
Tadworth - 1 £243 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 60 (51.28%) Windows
2 59 (50.43%) Microsoft
3 43 (36.75%) Windows 7
4 42 (35.90%) Active Directory
5 34 (29.06%) Office 365
6 29 (24.79%) LAN
7 28 (23.93%) WAN
8 25 (21.37%) TCP/IP
9 24 (20.51%) MS Exchange
9 24 (20.51%) ITIL
10 22 (18.80%) Microsoft Excel
10 22 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (17.95%) MCSE
12 20 (17.09%) Finance
12 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (16.24%) MCP
13 19 (16.24%) SQL
13 19 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2007
13 19 (16.24%) SCCM
13 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (14.53%) MCDST
14 17 (14.53%) DHCP
14 17 (14.53%) DNS
15 16 (13.68%) Citrix
16 15 (12.82%) MS Visio
17 14 (11.97%) Oracle
18 13 (11.11%) Project Management
18 13 (11.11%) Degree
19 12 (10.26%) SDLC
19 12 (10.26%) Windows 10

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 24 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 19 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (5.98%) Confluence
3 7 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.27%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.42%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.42%) SAS
6 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (18.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (12.82%) MS Visio
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.85%) Maya
5 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.85%) assyst
3 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 34 (29.06%) Office 365
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.56%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 29 (24.79%) LAN
2 28 (23.93%) WAN
3 25 (21.37%) TCP/IP
4 17 (14.53%) DHCP
4 17 (14.53%) DNS
5 7 (5.98%) VPN
6 5 (4.27%) Skype
7 4 (3.42%) FTP
7 4 (3.42%) IP Telephony
7 4 (3.42%) SAN
7 4 (3.42%) SSH
7 4 (3.42%) VoIP
8 3 (2.56%) Internet
9 2 (1.71%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.71%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (1.71%) Intranet
9 2 (1.71%) MPLS
9 2 (1.71%) VLAN
9 2 (1.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.42%) Hadoop
1 4 (3.42%) MS Access
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.71%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.85%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) JIRA
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.71%) Selenium
General
1 20 (17.09%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Advertising
3 5 (4.27%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.42%) Electronics
4 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (28.21%) Analyst
2 24 (20.51%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (11.11%) IT Support
3 13 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
4 12 (10.26%) Desktop Support
5 11 (9.40%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 11 (9.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (9.40%) Administrator
6 9 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 9 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.84%) IT Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.56%) Gherkin
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.85%) Velocity
2 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.42%) e-Learning
3 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.56%) Handset
4 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.56%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.71%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Derivative
6 1 (0.85%) EMV
6 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 60 (51.28%) Windows
2 43 (36.75%) Windows 7
3 12 (10.26%) Windows 10
4 9 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 9 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.13%) Linux
5 6 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.27%) Unix
6 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.42%) Solaris
8 3 (2.56%) Android
9 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.51%) ITIL
2 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.11%) Project Management
4 12 (10.26%) SDLC
5 11 (9.40%) Scrum
6 8 (6.84%) Manual Testing
6 8 (6.84%) Regression Testing
6 8 (6.84%) Scenario Testing
6 8 (6.84%) Software Testing
6 8 (6.84%) Test Strategy
6 8 (6.84%) User Stories
7 7 (5.98%) Analytics
8 6 (5.13%) Change Management
8 6 (5.13%) ERP
8 6 (5.13%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.27%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.27%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (4.27%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.27%) Service Management
9 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.24%) SQL
2 9 (7.69%) Python
3 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.27%) R
4 5 (4.27%) VBA
5 4 (3.42%) Perl
6 1 (0.85%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 22 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (17.95%) MCSE
3 19 (16.24%) MCP
4 17 (14.53%) MCDST
5 13 (11.11%) Degree
6 8 (6.84%) ISTQB
6 8 (6.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (4.27%) MCSA
8 2 (1.71%) CCNP
8 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.71%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.71%) MOS
9 1 (0.85%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) SLA
2 7 (5.98%) PMO
3 6 (5.13%) QA
4 4 (3.42%) MiFID
5 2 (1.71%) GDPR
6 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.84%) XenApp
3 4 (3.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (3.42%) Veritas File System
4 3 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.71%) NFS
5 2 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (16.24%) SCCM
2 4 (3.42%) Ansible
2 4 (3.42%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.42%) Puppet
2 4 (3.42%) SnapMirror
2 4 (3.42%) SnapVault
2 4 (3.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.71%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.71%) Nagios
3 2 (1.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (50.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.68%) Citrix
3 14 (11.97%) Oracle
4 9 (7.69%) Apple
5 6 (5.13%) HP
5 6 (5.13%) NetApp
6 5 (4.27%) Google
6 5 (4.27%) VMware
7 4 (3.42%) Avaya
7 4 (3.42%) Cisco
7 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.42%) Sun
7 4 (3.42%) Veritas
8 3 (2.56%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.71%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.71%) Brocade
9 2 (1.71%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.71%) Polycom
9 2 (1.71%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.71%) Wyse