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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 54 55 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -31
Contract jobs citing MS Office 23 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.49% 2.12% 4.89%
As % of the Applications category 27.38% 36.84% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 9
Median daily rate £290 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £95 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.15 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

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
84 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.75% 5.77% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 29 16
Median daily rate £325 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £95 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 5
Median hourly rate £10.50 £10.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £9.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.40 £13.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 18 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 17 (37.78%) Windows
5 16 (35.56%) ITIL
6 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 15 (33.33%) Office 365
7 13 (28.89%) Migration
8 12 (26.67%) Service Management
8 12 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (26.67%) PMO
9 11 (24.44%) Cadence
10 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 9 (20.00%) Programme Management
11 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
12 8 (17.78%) DNS
12 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (17.78%) MCSE
12 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
12 8 (17.78%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (15.56%) Trend Micro
13 7 (15.56%) Mobile Device Management
13 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (15.56%) Android
13 7 (15.56%) Skype
13 7 (15.56%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (15.56%) Visualisation
13 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS

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 18 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
3 8 (17.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (15.56%) Office Communications Server
4 7 (15.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
1 7 (15.56%) MS Project
2 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) DNS
2 7 (15.56%) DHCP
2 7 (15.56%) Skype
3 6 (13.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Publishing
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) IT Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Messaging Support
4 7 (15.56%) Project Manager
5 6 (13.33%) Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) Messaging Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) Support Consultant
6 5 (11.11%) Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) Developer
6 5 (11.11%) PMO Support Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Project Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Project Support Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (8.89%) IT Support
7 4 (8.89%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Report Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) COM
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) Android
3 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) AIX
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) ITIL
2 13 (28.89%) Migration
3 12 (26.67%) Service Management
4 9 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 7 (15.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (15.56%) Visualisation
6 6 (13.33%) Change Management
6 6 (13.33%) Project Management
7 5 (11.11%) Information Management
7 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.11%) Workflow
8 2 (4.44%) Business Development
8 2 (4.44%) Content Management
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.22%) Document Management
9 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.22%) ITSM
9 1 (2.22%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (17.78%) MCSE
5 4 (8.89%) ECDL
6 3 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (4.44%) Degree
7 2 (4.44%) MCSA
8 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.22%) MCITP
8 1 (2.22%) MCTS
8 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.22%) PMP
8 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) PMO
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
3 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Cadence
3 7 (15.56%) Trend Micro
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Veritas