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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 16 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.05% 7.60% 7.88%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 53.33% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 2
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£426 £296 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.76% +111.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +4.48%
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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
48 60 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.15% 14.25% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 9
Average daily rate £419 £225 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.11% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £11.61 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 35 (72.92%) Microsoft
2 20 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (37.50%) Service Management
4 17 (35.42%) Project Management
5 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
8 12 (25.00%) Windows
8 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (22.92%) SQL
9 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
10 10 (20.83%) Economics
10 10 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
11 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
11 9 (18.75%) Change Management
11 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
11 9 (18.75%) MS Visio
12 8 (16.67%) N-Tier
12 8 (16.67%) FTP
12 8 (16.67%) Telnet
12 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
12 8 (16.67%) UNIX
12 8 (16.67%) ODBC
12 8 (16.67%) Solaris
12 8 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (16.67%) ETL
12 8 (16.67%) SAS
12 8 (16.67%) VBScript
12 8 (16.67%) C#
12 8 (16.67%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (18.75%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) FTP
1 8 (16.67%) Telnet
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.08%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (16.67%) Base SAS
1 8 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (14.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Spanish Language
3 2 (4.17%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Military
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Project Manager
2 16 (33.33%) Developer
3 8 (16.67%) SAS Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Development Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.08%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.08%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Project Planner
7 1 (2.08%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
1 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 8 (16.67%) ODBC
2 6 (12.50%) Web Services
2 6 (12.50%) MDX
3 3 (6.25%) jBPM
4 2 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.83%) Economics
3 8 (16.67%) N-Tier
4 6 (12.50%) Statistics
5 4 (8.33%) NHS
6 2 (4.17%) Informatics
7 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Solaris
2 8 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) VME
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (37.50%) Service Management
3 17 (35.42%) Project Management
4 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
5 9 (18.75%) Change Management
5 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
6 8 (16.67%) Data Management
6 8 (16.67%) ETL
7 7 (14.58%) Web Design
8 4 (8.33%) ITIL
9 3 (6.25%) Workflow
9 3 (6.25%) Product Management
9 3 (6.25%) Information Governance
10 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) RAD
10 2 (4.17%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) VBScript
2 8 (16.67%) C#
2 8 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 8 (16.67%) VBA
2 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 6 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) COBOL
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) SAS Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.08%) vSphere
1 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 35 (72.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Informatica
3 3 (6.25%) HP
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (6.25%) Cerner
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) EMC
4 1 (2.08%) Juniper
4 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.08%) McAfee
4 1 (2.08%) Micro Focus
4 1 (2.08%) Crossbeam
4 1 (2.08%) TippingPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £200 per day - Initial 3 Month Contract
Posted: 6 hours ago