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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 64 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 43 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.74% 4.80% 5.59%
As % of the Applications category 37.07% 40.63% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 14
Median daily rate £315 £250 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £190 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £451 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £292 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.62% +29.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Median hourly rate £23.51 £13.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.82% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £11.25 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £13.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.21
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.99%
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
116 64 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.08% 11.81% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 27 27
Median daily rate £315 £250 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £9.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £27.10 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 47 (82.46%) Microsoft
2 29 (50.88%) Security Cleared
3 24 (42.11%) Windows
4 23 (40.35%) MS Excel
5 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
6 18 (31.58%) Windows Server
6 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
7 16 (28.07%) DNS
7 16 (28.07%) SQL
8 15 (26.32%) MS Exchange
8 15 (26.32%) Project Management
9 13 (22.81%) SharePoint
9 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
9 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (21.05%) Change Management
11 11 (19.30%) Finance
11 11 (19.30%) Service Management
11 11 (19.30%) ITIL
11 11 (19.30%) DHCP
11 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (19.30%) Office 365
11 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (15.79%) HP
13 8 (14.04%) MS Visio
13 8 (14.04%) C#
13 8 (14.04%) VB
13 8 (14.04%) .NET

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 15 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.81%) SharePoint
3 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (10.53%) Skype for Business
6 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (7.02%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
8 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (40.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Visio
3 7 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (12.28%) MS Project
4 3 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) DNS
2 11 (19.30%) DHCP
3 8 (14.04%) Firewall
4 4 (7.02%) Skype
5 3 (5.26%) Internet
6 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.51%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.51%) VoIP
6 2 (3.51%) VPN
7 1 (1.75%) ATM
7 1 (1.75%) GSM
7 1 (1.75%) IPv4
7 1 (1.75%) LAN
7 1 (1.75%) LTE
7 1 (1.75%) MegaStream
7 1 (1.75%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.75%) SDH
7 1 (1.75%) UMTS
7 1 (1.75%) VoLTE
7 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Advertising
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Marketing
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.04%) Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Change Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Messaging Support
4 4 (7.02%) Office 365 Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 3 (5.26%) ASP Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Build Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) .NET
2 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.77%) Web Services
3 3 (5.26%) Classic ASP
3 3 (5.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Economics
3 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.02%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.26%) Replication
4 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.51%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) CMDB
6 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.75%) PMI
6 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) Android
6 2 (3.51%) zOS
7 1 (1.75%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.75%) Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Project Management
2 12 (21.05%) Change Management
3 11 (19.30%) ITIL
3 11 (19.30%) Service Management
4 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.53%) Content Management
5 6 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Office Automation
6 5 (8.77%) PRINCE
7 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.02%) Process Improvement
7 4 (7.02%) Release Management
8 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.26%) Data Management
8 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) SQL
2 8 (14.04%) C#
2 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.04%) VB
3 4 (7.02%) VBA
4 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.51%) JCL
5 2 (3.51%) REXX
5 2 (3.51%) VBScript
6 1 (1.75%) C
6 1 (1.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (50.88%) Security Cleared
2 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (12.28%) PMI Certification
5 6 (10.53%) PMP
6 5 (8.77%) MCSE
7 4 (7.02%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (5.26%) Degree
8 3 (5.26%) MCITP
8 3 (5.26%) MCP
8 3 (5.26%) MCTS
9 1 (1.75%) CAPM
9 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.75%) ISEB
9 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.51%) Brightmail
4 2 (3.51%) vSphere
4 2 (3.51%) XenApp
4 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.75%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.75%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 47 (82.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) HP
3 8 (14.04%) VMware
4 5 (8.77%) Symantec
4 5 (8.77%) ThinPrint
5 4 (7.02%) Dell
6 3 (5.26%) Altiris
6 3 (5.26%) AppSense
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco
6 3 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (3.51%) Compaq
7 2 (3.51%) IBM
7 2 (3.51%) IronPort
7 2 (3.51%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.75%) CA
8 1 (1.75%) Huawei
8 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.75%) Sun
8 1 (1.75%) Tellabs
8 1 (1.75%) Virgin Media
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