Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 51 21
Rank change year-on-year +10 -30 +30
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 146 121 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.91% 4.06% 7.24%
As % of the Applications category 44.92% 32.53% 57.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 54 76
Surrey median daily rate £275 £375 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +53.06% -30.00%
10th Percentile £121 £132 £113
90th Percentile £563 £596 £488
South East median daily rate £275 £300 £310
% change year-on-year -8.33% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 37
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -8.33% -7.12%
10th Percentile £15.15 £12.04 £10.50
90th Percentile £21.76 £16.03 £20.00
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 325 372 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 10.93% 12.50% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 228 141
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -9.33%
10th Percentile £156 £181 £121
90th Percentile £600 £538 £531
South East median daily rate £365 £345 £330
% change year-on-year +5.80% +4.55% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 47
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £14.57 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.68% -2.87% -11.76%
10th Percentile £15.20 £12.25 £10.80
90th Percentile £21.68 £27.13 £28.75
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.62 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +10.77% -

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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
Reigate +4 16 £225 -40.00%
Chertsey +7 13 £420 +20.00% 1
Woking -7 11 £190 +35.71% 2
Redhill +13 8 £275 -26.67% 1
Epsom +9 8 £200 -
Leatherhead +3 8 £438 +141.71% 6
Guildford -14 8 £135 -8.47% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames - 6 £216 -
Camberley -1 5 - - 1
Staines -2 5 £380 -29.30% 1
Lightwater - 5 - -
Godalming -5 4 £145 +31.82%
Addlestone - 4 - -
Tadworth +2 2 £275 +13.40%
Egham - 2 - - 1
Weybridge +1 1 £437 +284.63% 2
Esher - 1 £375 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 69 (47.26%) Windows
1 69 (47.26%) Microsoft
2 51 (34.93%) Active Directory
3 49 (33.56%) Windows 7
4 40 (27.40%) Office 365
5 39 (26.71%) Microsoft Excel
6 38 (26.03%) Finance
7 34 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (23.29%) SCCM
8 33 (22.60%) ITIL
9 32 (21.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 31 (21.23%) Windows 10
11 28 (19.18%) WAN
12 27 (18.49%) LAN
12 27 (18.49%) Citrix
13 25 (17.12%) MS Visio
13 25 (17.12%) MS Exchange
14 23 (15.75%) Project Management
15 21 (14.38%) TCP/IP
16 20 (13.70%) SDLC
16 20 (13.70%) PMO
17 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (13.01%) JIRA
18 18 (12.33%) Scrum
18 18 (12.33%) Avaya
18 18 (12.33%) MCSE
18 18 (12.33%) User Stories
19 17 (11.64%) Confluence
20 15 (10.27%) SLA
21 14 (9.59%) Apple

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 25 (17.12%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.64%) Confluence
3 14 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (7.53%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.11%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 39 (26.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (21.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (17.12%) MS Visio
4 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.05%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.05%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.05%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.05%) SAP MM
2 3 (2.05%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.68%) assyst
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.68%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 40 (27.40%) Office 365
2 3 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.05%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.37%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.18%) WAN
2 27 (18.49%) LAN
3 21 (14.38%) TCP/IP
4 13 (8.90%) Internet
5 12 (8.22%) DHCP
5 12 (8.22%) IP Telephony
6 11 (7.53%) DNS
6 11 (7.53%) Intranet
7 9 (6.16%) VPN
8 6 (4.11%) WebEx
9 5 (3.42%) Skype
9 5 (3.42%) SMTP
9 5 (3.42%) VoIP
10 3 (2.05%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.37%) CDMA
11 2 (1.37%) Firewall
11 2 (1.37%) GSM
11 2 (1.37%) LTE
11 2 (1.37%) UMTS
11 2 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.05%) SAP HANA
2 2 (1.37%) MS Access
3 1 (0.68%) DTS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.68%) Power BI
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (13.01%) JIRA
2 2 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 38 (26.03%) Finance
2 2 (1.37%) Law
2 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (0.68%) Advertising
3 1 (0.68%) French Language
3 1 (0.68%) German Language
3 1 (0.68%) Italian Language
3 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (26.71%) Analyst
2 24 (16.44%) Desktop Support
3 23 (15.75%) Support Engineer
4 21 (14.38%) Project Manager
5 16 (10.96%) Service Desk Support
6 15 (10.27%) Support Analyst
7 14 (9.59%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (9.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 14 (9.59%) IT Support
8 12 (8.22%) Service Desk Engineer
9 11 (7.53%) Business Analyst
10 10 (6.85%) Digital Project Manager
10 10 (6.85%) Service Analyst
11 9 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (6.16%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (5.48%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 8 (5.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 8 (5.48%) IT Analyst
12 8 (5.48%) QA Engineer
13 7 (4.79%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.74%) LDAP
2 2 (1.37%) HTML
2 2 (1.37%) JSON
2 2 (1.37%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (8.22%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (7.53%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.42%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.37%) BYOD
6 2 (1.37%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.37%) iPad
6 2 (1.37%) iPhone
6 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.37%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.68%) PMI
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (47.26%) Windows
2 49 (33.56%) Windows 7
3 31 (21.23%) Windows 10
4 12 (8.22%) Windows Server
5 11 (7.53%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.42%) Android
6 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.68%) Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.68%) Unix
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.60%) ITIL
3 23 (15.75%) Project Management
4 20 (13.70%) SDLC
5 18 (12.33%) Scrum
5 18 (12.33%) User Stories
6 14 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (7.53%) Asset Management
7 11 (7.53%) Change Management
7 11 (7.53%) E-Commerce
7 11 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (7.53%) Service Management
8 10 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.85%) ERP
8 10 (6.85%) Manual Testing
8 10 (6.85%) Scenario Testing
8 10 (6.85%) Test Automation
9 9 (6.16%) Regression Testing
9 9 (6.16%) Test Strategy
10 8 (5.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.90%) SQL
2 10 (6.85%) Python
2 10 (6.85%) T-SQL
3 5 (3.42%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (12.33%) MCSE
3 12 (8.22%) MCSA
4 11 (7.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (7.53%) MOS
5 7 (4.79%) MCDST
5 7 (4.79%) MCP
6 6 (4.11%) ISTQB
6 6 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (3.42%) Degree
8 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.37%) CCNA
9 2 (1.37%) CIPD
9 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.68%) CCAB
10 1 (0.68%) HNC
10 1 (0.68%) MBA
10 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.70%) PMO
2 15 (10.27%) SLA
3 10 (6.85%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) PMBOK
System Software
1 51 (34.93%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.53%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.37%) vSphere
4 2 (1.37%) XenApp
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 34 (23.29%) SCCM
2 2 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.68%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 69 (47.26%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.49%) Citrix
3 18 (12.33%) Avaya
4 14 (9.59%) Apple
4 14 (9.59%) SAP
5 11 (7.53%) Polycom
5 11 (7.53%) Wyse
6 9 (6.16%) hybris
6 9 (6.16%) VMware
7 7 (4.79%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.42%) Cisco
8 5 (3.42%) Ivanti
9 3 (2.05%) Oracle
10 2 (1.37%) Adobe
10 2 (1.37%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.37%) McAfee
10 2 (1.37%) Remedy
10 2 (1.37%) Workday
11 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.68%) Thunderhead