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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 73 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 30 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.60% 5.73% 6.54%
As % of the Applications category 25.64% 63.38% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 25
Median daily rate £223 £345 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.50% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £130 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £10.65 £14.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.26% +29.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+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
117 71 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.16% 9.03% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 38 39
Median daily rate £330 £354 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £95 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.81 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £13.95 £23.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.51 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+11.99% -4.85%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 68 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 45 (53.57%) Security Cleared
3 42 (50.00%) Windows
4 37 (44.05%) Active Directory
5 36 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 32 (38.10%) Windows Server
7 29 (34.52%) DNS
8 28 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 28 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 27 (32.14%) ITIL
10 26 (30.95%) Office 365
11 25 (29.76%) Exchange Server 2013
11 25 (29.76%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (26.19%) SQL
12 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (23.81%) Content Management
14 19 (22.62%) Project Management
15 18 (21.43%) Change Management
15 18 (21.43%) DHCP
15 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
16 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
16 17 (20.24%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
18 15 (17.86%) Service Management
19 14 (16.67%) Firewall
19 14 (16.67%) Skype for Business
19 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2012

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 28 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 28 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 25 (29.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 25 (29.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 12 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
5 11 (13.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (13.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (11.90%) MS Project
3 9 (10.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.38%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 26 (30.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.52%) DNS
2 18 (21.43%) DHCP
3 14 (16.67%) Firewall
4 12 (14.29%) Skype
5 4 (4.76%) Internet
6 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.38%) Extranet
7 2 (2.38%) Intranet
7 2 (2.38%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.38%) VoIP
8 1 (1.19%) ATM
8 1 (1.19%) BGP
8 1 (1.19%) GSM
8 1 (1.19%) IPv4
8 1 (1.19%) LTE
8 1 (1.19%) MegaStream
8 1 (1.19%) MPLS
8 1 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (1.19%) VoLTE
8 1 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) JIRA
1 1 (1.19%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Analyst
1 15 (17.86%) Project Manager
2 10 (11.90%) Messaging Support
3 8 (9.52%) Consultant
3 8 (9.52%) Office 365 Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (5.95%) Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Messaging Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Change Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Support Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) Build Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Office 365 Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) PMO Coordinator
8 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Support
9 2 (2.38%) PMO Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) .NET
1 5 (5.95%) Web Services
2 3 (3.57%) MDX
3 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.71%) Visualisation
3 8 (9.52%) Economics
4 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (3.57%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.57%) Replication
7 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.19%) Clustering
8 1 (1.19%) CMDB
8 1 (1.19%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.00%) Windows
2 32 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (20.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.71%) Android
5 9 (10.71%) Apple iOS
5 9 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.57%) zOS
9 1 (1.19%) AIX
9 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) ITIL
2 20 (23.81%) Content Management
3 19 (22.62%) Project Management
4 18 (21.43%) Change Management
5 15 (17.86%) Service Management
6 12 (14.29%) Migration
6 12 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 11 (13.10%) Load Balancing
8 10 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (11.90%) Incident Management
9 8 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Office Automation
10 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.76%) Process Improvement
11 4 (4.76%) Project Governance
11 4 (4.76%) Release Management
12 3 (3.57%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) SQL
2 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.95%) C#
3 5 (5.95%) VB
4 4 (4.76%) VBA
5 3 (3.57%) JCL
5 3 (3.57%) REXX
5 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.38%) VBScript
7 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 36 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (14.29%) MCSE
5 8 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (9.52%) Degree
5 8 (9.52%) MCITP
5 8 (9.52%) MCTS
6 7 (8.33%) MCP
7 2 (2.38%) CAPM
7 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.38%) PMP
8 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (5.95%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (44.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.10%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.38%) Brightmail
5 2 (2.38%) vSphere
5 2 (2.38%) XenApp
5 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.19%) Netcool
3 1 (1.19%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.71%) HP
2 9 (10.71%) Trend Micro
3 8 (9.52%) VMware
4 6 (7.14%) Cadence
5 5 (5.95%) ThinPrint
6 3 (3.57%) Altiris
6 3 (3.57%) AppSense
6 3 (3.57%) Citrix
6 3 (3.57%) IBM
7 2 (2.38%) Compaq
7 2 (2.38%) Dell
7 2 (2.38%) Fujitsu
7 2 (2.38%) IronPort
7 2 (2.38%) Nintex
7 2 (2.38%) Siemens
7 2 (2.38%) Symantec
8 1 (1.19%) Remedy
8 1 (1.19%) Tellabs
8 1 (1.19%) Virgin Media