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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 66 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 53 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.92% 4.75% 4.27%
As % of the Applications category 30.46% 42.86% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 5
Median daily rate £310 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.67% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £451 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
- +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.32% +15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £13.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
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
174 63 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.86% 11.07% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 32 14
Median daily rate £310 £255 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 10 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £13.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.54% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.60 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £30.37 £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 June 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 June 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 June 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 61 (83.56%) Microsoft
2 40 (54.79%) Security Cleared
3 35 (47.95%) Windows
4 33 (45.21%) SC Cleared
5 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
6 27 (36.99%) Windows Server
7 25 (34.25%) DNS
8 24 (32.88%) MS Excel
8 24 (32.88%) MS Exchange
9 22 (30.14%) SQL
10 21 (28.77%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (27.40%) Office 365
11 20 (27.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
12 19 (26.03%) SharePoint
12 19 (26.03%) Project Management
13 17 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (20.55%) Content Management
16 14 (19.18%) Service Management
16 14 (19.18%) Firewall
16 14 (19.18%) DHCP
16 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (19.18%) ITIL
16 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (19.18%) PowerShell
17 13 (17.81%) Change Management
17 13 (17.81%) Finance
18 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008

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 24 (32.88%) MS Exchange
2 21 (28.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (27.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (26.03%) SharePoint
5 9 (12.33%) Skype for Business
6 7 (9.59%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (32.88%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (13.70%) MS Visio
3 9 (12.33%) MS Project
4 3 (4.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.25%) DNS
2 14 (19.18%) DHCP
2 14 (19.18%) Firewall
3 7 (9.59%) Skype
4 4 (5.48%) Internet
5 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.74%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.74%) VoIP
5 2 (2.74%) VPN
6 1 (1.37%) ATM
6 1 (1.37%) Extranet
6 1 (1.37%) GSM
6 1 (1.37%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) LTE
6 1 (1.37%) MPLS
6 1 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.37%) SDH
6 1 (1.37%) UMTS
6 1 (1.37%) VoLTE
6 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
1 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Advertising
2 2 (2.74%) Banking
2 2 (2.74%) Marketing
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Project Manager
2 8 (10.96%) Developer
2 8 (10.96%) Office 365 Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) Messaging Support
4 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Change Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Consultant
5 4 (5.48%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 3 (4.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.11%) ASP Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Build Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.11%) Office 365 Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.85%) Web Services
3 3 (4.11%) Classic ASP
3 3 (4.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.70%) Economics
3 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.22%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.85%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.48%) N-Tier
6 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.11%) Replication
7 2 (2.74%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.37%) CMDB
8 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.37%) PMI
8 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (47.95%) Windows
2 27 (36.99%) Windows Server
3 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.85%) Android
7 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.74%) zOS
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Project Management
2 15 (20.55%) Content Management
3 14 (19.18%) ITIL
3 14 (19.18%) Service Management
4 13 (17.81%) Change Management
5 11 (15.07%) Load Balancing
6 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.59%) PRINCE2
6 7 (9.59%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.22%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office Automation
8 5 (6.85%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (6.85%) PRINCE
8 5 (6.85%) Process Improvement
9 4 (5.48%) Migration
9 4 (5.48%) Release Management
9 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) SQL
2 14 (19.18%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.96%) C#
3 8 (10.96%) VB
4 4 (5.48%) VBA
5 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.74%) JCL
6 2 (2.74%) REXX
6 2 (2.74%) VBScript
7 1 (1.37%) C
7 1 (1.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (54.79%) Security Cleared
2 33 (45.21%) SC Cleared
3 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.96%) MCSE
5 7 (9.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (9.59%) MCITP
5 7 (9.59%) MCP
5 7 (9.59%) MCTS
5 7 (9.59%) PMI Certification
6 6 (8.22%) Degree
6 6 (8.22%) PMP
7 1 (1.37%) CAPM
7 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) ISEB
7 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.74%) Brightmail
5 2 (2.74%) vSphere
5 2 (2.74%) XenApp
5 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (4.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.37%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.37%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 61 (83.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) HP
3 8 (10.96%) VMware
4 5 (6.85%) Symantec
4 5 (6.85%) ThinPrint
4 5 (6.85%) Trend Micro
5 3 (4.11%) Altiris
5 3 (4.11%) AppSense
5 3 (4.11%) Citrix
5 3 (4.11%) Dell
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco
6 2 (2.74%) Compaq
6 2 (2.74%) IBM
6 2 (2.74%) IronPort
7 1 (1.37%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.37%) Huawei
7 1 (1.37%) Nintex
7 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.37%) Tellabs
7 1 (1.37%) Virgin Media
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