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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 57 51 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -28
Contract jobs citing MS Office 51 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.31% 2.39% 5.92%
As % of the Applications category 32.90% 31.37% 57.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 7
Median daily rate £330 £360 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £90 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £430 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% +14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £13.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £13.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
155 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.10% 7.62% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 25 12
Median daily rate £330 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £90 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 8 14
Median hourly rate £22.00 £11.75 £16.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.23% -29.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.19 £9.95 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £13.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 70 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 44 (55.00%) Security Cleared
3 40 (50.00%) Windows
4 38 (47.50%) SC Cleared
5 34 (42.50%) Active Directory
6 32 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 29 (36.25%) MS Exchange
7 29 (36.25%) DNS
8 26 (32.50%) SharePoint
8 26 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (31.25%) Office 365
9 25 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 23 (28.75%) SQL
11 22 (27.50%) Project Management
12 21 (26.25%) MS Excel
12 21 (26.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 20 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (25.00%) Content Management
14 18 (22.50%) ITIL
14 18 (22.50%) DHCP
14 18 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (20.00%) PowerShell
16 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
17 15 (18.75%) Change Management
18 14 (17.50%) Firewall
18 14 (17.50%) Service Management
18 14 (17.50%) Skype for Business

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 29 (36.25%) MS Exchange
2 26 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (32.50%) SharePoint
3 25 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (17.50%) Skype for Business
5 12 (15.00%) Office Communications Server
6 11 (13.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (13.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.25%) Confluence
10 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (26.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (12.50%) MS Project
3 9 (11.25%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.75%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.50%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.25%) DNS
2 18 (22.50%) DHCP
3 14 (17.50%) Firewall
4 12 (15.00%) Skype
5 3 (3.75%) Internet
6 2 (2.50%) Extranet
6 2 (2.50%) Intranet
6 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.50%) VoIP
6 2 (2.50%) VPN
7 1 (1.25%) ATM
7 1 (1.25%) GSM
7 1 (1.25%) LAN
7 1 (1.25%) LTE
7 1 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.25%) SDH
7 1 (1.25%) UMTS
7 1 (1.25%) VoLTE
7 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 11 (13.75%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Advertising
2 2 (2.50%) Marketing
2 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Project Manager
2 10 (12.50%) Messaging Support
3 9 (11.25%) Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Change Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Support Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Applications Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Applications Project Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Build Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.75%) Office 365 Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) SharePoint Support
9 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) .NET
2 5 (6.25%) Web Services
3 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.75%) MDX
5 2 (2.50%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.00%) Economics
3 9 (11.25%) Blackberry
3 9 (11.25%) Visualisation
4 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.00%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.75%) Replication
7 2 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.50%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.25%) CMDB
8 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.25%) PMI
8 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.00%) Windows
2 32 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 9 (11.25%) Android
7 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.50%) zOS
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) Project Management
2 20 (25.00%) Content Management
3 18 (22.50%) ITIL
4 15 (18.75%) Change Management
5 14 (17.50%) Service Management
6 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
7 10 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 8 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 7 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.50%) Process Improvement
11 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Office Automation
11 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
12 4 (5.00%) Migration
12 4 (5.00%) PRINCE
12 4 (5.00%) Release Management
13 3 (3.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) SQL
2 16 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.75%) C#
3 7 (8.75%) VB
4 4 (5.00%) VBA
5 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.50%) JCL
6 2 (2.50%) REXX
6 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.50%) VBScript
7 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (47.50%) SC Cleared
3 21 (26.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (13.75%) MCSE
5 8 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (10.00%) Degree
6 7 (8.75%) MCITP
6 7 (8.75%) MCP
6 7 (8.75%) MCTS
7 6 (7.50%) PMP
8 2 (2.50%) CAPM
8 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.75%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.50%) Brightmail
5 2 (2.50%) vSphere
5 2 (2.50%) XenApp
5 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (3.75%) SCCM
1 3 (3.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.25%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.25%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 70 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) HP
2 9 (11.25%) Trend Micro
3 8 (10.00%) VMware
4 5 (6.25%) ThinPrint
5 3 (3.75%) Altiris
5 3 (3.75%) AppSense
5 3 (3.75%) Citrix
5 3 (3.75%) Dell
5 3 (3.75%) Symantec
6 2 (2.50%) Cisco
6 2 (2.50%) Compaq
6 2 (2.50%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.50%) IBM
6 2 (2.50%) IronPort
6 2 (2.50%) Nintex
6 2 (2.50%) Siemens
7 1 (1.25%) CA
7 1 (1.25%) Huawei
7 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds