The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Office 30 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.55% 5.00% 2.80%
As % of the Applications category 50.85% 43.75% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £333 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £473 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -29.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
MS Office
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Applications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
59 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.88% 11.43% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 8
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £325 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.75 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -26.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.91 £12.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 26 (56.52%) Windows
3 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
4 15 (32.61%) Service Delivery
5 14 (30.43%) Service Management
6 12 (26.09%) Cisco
7 11 (23.91%) LAN
7 11 (23.91%) WAN
7 11 (23.91%) Windows XP
7 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
8 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
8 10 (21.74%) HP
9 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (19.57%) .NET
9 9 (19.57%) Incident Management
9 9 (19.57%) QA
9 9 (19.57%) Network Management
9 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (19.57%) WhatsUp Gold
9 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
9 9 (19.57%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (17.39%) F5
10 8 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
10 8 (17.39%) Firewall
10 8 (17.39%) VBA
10 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
10 8 (17.39%) Juniper
10 8 (17.39%) McAfee
10 8 (17.39%) Project Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.52%) MS Project
5 1 (2.17%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) LAN
1 11 (23.91%) WAN
2 8 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (17.39%) Firewall
3 7 (15.22%) DNS
3 7 (15.22%) Network Security
4 6 (13.04%) Junos
4 6 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (13.04%) SSL
4 6 (13.04%) SAN
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.52%) Intranet
7 2 (4.35%) VPN
7 2 (4.35%) DSL
7 2 (4.35%) MPLS
8 1 (2.17%) Internet
8 1 (2.17%) VoIP
8 1 (2.17%) WLAN
8 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Field Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Field Service Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) IT Support
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.87%) Web Services
4 4 (8.70%) MDX
5 3 (6.52%) CSS
5 3 (6.52%) HTML
5 3 (6.52%) HTML5
5 3 (6.52%) CSS3
6 2 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Cryptography
2 6 (13.04%) N-Tier
3 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Economics
5 1 (2.17%) Handset
5 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Windows XP
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
4 7 (15.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Service Delivery
2 14 (30.43%) Service Management
3 9 (19.57%) Incident Management
3 9 (19.57%) Network Management
3 9 (19.57%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (17.39%) Project Management
5 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.04%) Network Design
6 6 (13.04%) Data Management
6 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
6 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.04%) ITIL
7 5 (10.87%) Web Design
7 5 (10.87%) Time Management
8 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.52%) Change Management
10 2 (4.35%) Change Control
10 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) VBA
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) VBScript
3 6 (13.04%) VB
3 6 (13.04%) VB.NET
3 6 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (2.17%) PMP
4 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) QA
2 6 (13.04%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.17%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (13.04%) vSphere
1 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco
3 10 (21.74%) HP
4 8 (17.39%) F5
4 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 8 (17.39%) Juniper
4 8 (17.39%) McAfee
5 6 (13.04%) 3PAR
5 6 (13.04%) TippingPoint
5 6 (13.04%) EMC
6 3 (6.52%) Lotus
6 3 (6.52%) Dell
6 3 (6.52%) Toshiba
7 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.35%) Crossbeam
8 1 (2.17%) Citrix
8 1 (2.17%) Adobe
8 1 (2.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.17%) NEC
8 1 (2.17%) Polycom
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