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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 34 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.39% 7.10% 4.61%
As % of the Applications category 50.75% 59.09% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 3
Average daily rate
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£333 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £202 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £290 £263
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.25 £10.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.54%
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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
67 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.65% 12.02% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 6
Average daily rate £339 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £129 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +37.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
2 36 (58.06%) MS Excel
3 23 (37.10%) Service Management
4 20 (32.26%) Windows
5 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
6 17 (27.42%) Finance
6 17 (27.42%) ITIL
7 14 (22.58%) Change Management
7 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (20.97%) Project Management
9 12 (19.35%) Service Delivery
9 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
10 11 (17.74%) SQL
11 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (14.52%) HP
12 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
12 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
12 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
13 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Office Automation
13 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
13 7 (11.29%) VBA
13 7 (11.29%) .NET
13 7 (11.29%) N-Tier
13 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (11.29%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (9.68%) Migration
14 6 (9.68%) Data Management
14 6 (9.68%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.23%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (58.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.61%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) VPN
2 3 (4.84%) SAN
2 3 (4.84%) LAN
2 3 (4.84%) WAN
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (4.84%) Junos
3 2 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.61%) Network Security
4 1 (1.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.52%) Change Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Operations Manager
6 4 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Author
7 3 (4.84%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Project Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Change Project Manager
9 1 (1.61%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
2 6 (9.68%) HTML
3 5 (8.06%) MDX
3 5 (8.06%) HTML5
3 5 (8.06%) CSS
3 5 (8.06%) Web Services
4 4 (6.45%) XML
5 2 (3.23%) jBPM
6 1 (1.61%) Itk
6 1 (1.61%) XSL
6 1 (1.61%) XSLT
6 1 (1.61%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) N-Tier
3 5 (8.06%) Economics
4 2 (3.23%) Statistics
4 2 (3.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.61%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.84%) UNIX
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Service Management
2 17 (27.42%) ITIL
3 14 (22.58%) Change Management
4 13 (20.97%) Project Management
5 12 (19.35%) Service Delivery
6 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Office Automation
8 6 (9.68%) Migration
8 6 (9.68%) Data Management
9 5 (8.06%) Business Development
9 5 (8.06%) Supplier Management
9 5 (8.06%) Incident Management
9 5 (8.06%) Business Continuity
9 5 (8.06%) Web Design
9 5 (8.06%) ITIL V3
9 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
10 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.45%) Programme Management
11 3 (4.84%) Contact Management
11 3 (4.84%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.29%) VBA
3 6 (9.68%) VBScript
3 6 (9.68%) VB
3 6 (9.68%) VB.NET
4 5 (8.06%) C#
5 4 (6.45%) C
6 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.23%) PMP
5 1 (1.61%) CAPM
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.23%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) vSphere
3 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) HP
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.84%) McAfee
4 3 (4.84%) Crossbeam
4 3 (4.84%) TippingPoint
4 3 (4.84%) Riverbed
4 3 (4.84%) Juniper
4 3 (4.84%) F5
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco
4 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.23%) Cerner
5 2 (3.23%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (1.61%) Siemens
6 1 (1.61%) Tableau