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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 27 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.52% 4.17% 5.17%
As % of the Applications category 41.54% 48.39% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £241 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £349 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £14.01
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -0.07%
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
65 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.87% 8.61% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 9
Average daily rate £255 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 37 (86.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) Change Management
3 17 (39.53%) Service Management
3 17 (39.53%) Project Management
3 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
4 15 (34.88%) Finance
4 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (23.26%) Programme Management
5 10 (23.26%) Economics
6 9 (20.93%) Windows
7 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
8 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
8 7 (16.28%) ITIL
8 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
8 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
9 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
10 5 (11.63%) ITIL V3
10 5 (11.63%) HP
10 5 (11.63%) VPN
10 5 (11.63%) Migration
11 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (9.30%) NHS
11 4 (9.30%) Spanish Language
12 3 (6.98%) Crossbeam
12 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (6.98%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (6.98%) TippingPoint
12 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (6.98%) jBPM

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.65%) MS Project
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) VPN
2 3 (6.98%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (6.98%) Junos
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Spanish Language
3 3 (6.98%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Project Manager
2 14 (32.56%) Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Change Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Application Development Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Application Development Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Senior PMO Manager
7 1 (2.33%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Documentation Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Business Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.26%) Economics
3 4 (9.30%) NHS
4 2 (4.65%) Informatics
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) VME
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Change Management
2 17 (39.53%) Project Management
2 17 (39.53%) Service Management
3 10 (23.26%) Programme Management
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL
4 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.63%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL V3
6 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.98%) Workflow
7 3 (6.98%) Business Development
7 3 (6.98%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (6.98%) Information Governance
7 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.98%) Product Management
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.65%) CAD
8 2 (4.65%) RAD
9 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) COBOL
2 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) PMP
3 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) vSphere
3 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
3 3 (6.98%) Juniper
3 3 (6.98%) Cerner
3 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.98%) McAfee
3 3 (6.98%) Crossbeam
3 3 (6.98%) TippingPoint
3 3 (6.98%) Riverbed
3 3 (6.98%) F5
3 3 (6.98%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
4 2 (4.65%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) Micro Focus