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 3 months to 26 April 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 32 28
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 44 79 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.38% 5.87% 5.59%
As % of the Applications category 28.21% 55.24% 42.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 31
Median daily rate £288 £255 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.74% -21.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £133 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £290 £290
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.95 £17.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.03
% change year-on-year - +15.14%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 156 143 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 12.00% 10.63% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 78 95
Median daily rate £358 £338 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% -8.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £165 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 18
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.15 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.55% +2.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £12.50 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.30 £25.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.74%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Surrey over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +7 9 £525 +61.53%
Guildford +1 6 £301 +45.18% 4
Farnham - 5 £123 -
Chertsey +1 3 £250 +81.81%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £248 -
Weybridge -4 2 - -
Leatherhead +19 1 - -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 56 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (45.54%) Windows
3 40 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 36 (32.14%) Windows 7
5 30 (26.79%) Microsoft Excel
6 24 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (18.75%) Finance
8 19 (16.96%) TCP/IP
9 17 (15.18%) VMware
9 17 (15.18%) Office 365
10 16 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 16 (14.29%) MS Visio
11 15 (13.39%) Project Management
11 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (12.50%) Windows 10
12 14 (12.50%) Firewall
12 14 (12.50%) ITIL
13 13 (11.61%) MS Exchange
13 13 (11.61%) LAN
13 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (11.61%) Change Management
14 12 (10.71%) Degree
15 11 (9.82%) Windows XP
15 11 (9.82%) SQL
15 11 (9.82%) Telecoms
16 10 (8.93%) WAN
16 10 (8.93%) VPN
16 10 (8.93%) Analytics
16 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (8.04%) Windows 8

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 13 (11.61%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.36%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.68%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.68%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.89%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.89%) QuickPlace
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (26.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 16 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.18%) Office 365
2 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.96%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.50%) Firewall
3 13 (11.61%) LAN
4 10 (8.93%) VPN
4 10 (8.93%) WAN
5 5 (4.46%) DHCP
5 5 (4.46%) DNS
6 4 (3.57%) 3G
6 4 (3.57%) Skype
7 3 (2.68%) LTE
7 3 (2.68%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.68%) Telnet
7 3 (2.68%) VoIP
7 3 (2.68%) Wireless
8 2 (1.79%) 2G
8 2 (1.79%) CTI
8 2 (1.79%) Internet
8 2 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.79%) SNMP
9 1 (0.89%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) MS Access
3 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.68%) Big Data
5 2 (1.79%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.79%) MySQL
5 2 (1.79%) Power BI
5 2 (1.79%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.89%) DB2
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) JIRA
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.89%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (18.75%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.46%) Advertising
3 5 (4.46%) Electronics
4 3 (2.68%) Legal
4 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Games
6 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (26.79%) Analyst
2 22 (19.64%) Support Engineer
3 21 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
4 12 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (8.93%) Desktop Support
6 9 (8.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) IT Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
9 6 (5.36%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 6 (5.36%) Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) .NET
1 4 (3.57%) HTML
2 3 (2.68%) CSS
2 3 (2.68%) XML
3 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.79%) HTML5
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.89%) CSS3
4 1 (0.89%) ODBC
4 1 (0.89%) WAP
4 1 (0.89%) WCF
4 1 (0.89%) Web Services
4 1 (0.89%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.68%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.68%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.79%) iPad
5 2 (1.79%) iPhone
5 2 (1.79%) IVR
5 2 (1.79%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.89%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.89%) EPoS
6 1 (0.89%) Handset
6 1 (0.89%) iSeries
6 1 (0.89%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.89%) Social Media
6 1 (0.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (45.54%) Windows
2 36 (32.14%) Windows 7
3 14 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 11 (9.82%) Windows XP
5 9 (8.04%) Windows 8
6 8 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.57%) Android
8 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.68%) Linux
9 2 (1.79%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.79%) Unix
9 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.89%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (13.39%) Project Management
3 14 (12.50%) ITIL
4 13 (11.61%) Change Management
5 10 (8.93%) Analytics
6 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 7 (6.25%) ITSM
8 6 (5.36%) Actionable Insight
8 6 (5.36%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (5.36%) Dependency Management
8 6 (5.36%) Line Management
8 6 (5.36%) Risk Management
8 6 (5.36%) Trend Analysis
8 6 (5.36%) Visualisation
9 5 (4.46%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.46%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.46%) Service Management
10 4 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.82%) SQL
2 7 (6.25%) Python
3 6 (5.36%) C
3 6 (5.36%) R
3 6 (5.36%) VBA
4 4 (3.57%) C#
4 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.68%) Java
6 2 (1.79%) C++
6 2 (1.79%) Perl
7 1 (0.89%) LotusScript
7 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.68%) MCSE
4 2 (1.79%) MCITP
4 2 (1.79%) MCSA
4 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) ISEB
5 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.89%) MCP
5 1 (0.89%) MCSD
5 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) PMO
2 5 (4.46%) QA
3 4 (3.57%) COBIT
4 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.79%) SLA
5 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) SCCM
2 2 (1.79%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.89%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.89%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.89%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.89%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 56 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.18%) VMware
3 8 (7.14%) Oracle
4 7 (6.25%) Apple
5 6 (5.36%) HP
5 6 (5.36%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.57%) Adobe
6 4 (3.57%) Citrix
6 4 (3.57%) SAP
7 3 (2.68%) Avaya
7 3 (2.68%) Cisco
7 3 (2.68%) Huawei
7 3 (2.68%) Lotus
7 3 (2.68%) Nokia
7 3 (2.68%) Samsung
8 2 (1.79%) Google
8 2 (1.79%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.79%) Nokia Networks
8 2 (1.79%) Veeam
8 2 (1.79%) Workday