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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 26 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.57% 7.90% 9.32%
As % of the Applications category 40.54% 53.06% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 3
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£400 £296 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.10% +111.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
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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
37 49 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.28% 14.89% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 7
Average daily rate £406 £225 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.55% +60.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 5 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 5 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 37 (71.15%) Microsoft
2 21 (40.38%) Service Management
3 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 19 (36.54%) Project Management
4 19 (36.54%) Security Cleared
5 18 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (32.69%) Windows
7 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
8 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
9 12 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
9 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (21.15%) PRINCE2
10 11 (21.15%) MS Visio
11 10 (19.23%) Economics
12 9 (17.31%) Programme Management
12 9 (17.31%) Change Management
12 9 (17.31%) SQL
13 8 (15.38%) VBScript
13 8 (15.38%) C#
13 8 (15.38%) VB.NET
13 8 (15.38%) VBA
13 8 (15.38%) .NET
13 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
13 8 (15.38%) ETL
13 8 (15.38%) SAS
13 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (15.38%) UNIX
13 8 (15.38%) ODBC
13 8 (15.38%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 (15.38%) SAS
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 12 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (21.15%) MS Visio
4 4 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Telnet
1 8 (15.38%) FTP
2 4 (7.69%) LAN
2 4 (7.69%) WAN
2 4 (7.69%) SAN
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (5.77%) Network Security
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.77%) Junos
3 3 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 3 (5.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (15.38%) Base SAS
1 8 (15.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (13.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Military
2 2 (3.85%) Spanish Language
2 2 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Project Manager
2 16 (30.77%) Developer
3 8 (15.38%) SAS Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Senior Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Development Project Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Rollout Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Applications Development Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Applications Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Applications Project Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Documentation Specialist
8 1 (1.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
1 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 8 (15.38%) ODBC
2 6 (11.54%) Web Services
2 6 (11.54%) MDX
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (19.23%) Economics
3 8 (15.38%) N-Tier
4 6 (11.54%) Statistics
5 3 (5.77%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.85%) NHS
7 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.92%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Solaris
2 8 (15.38%) UNIX
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.92%) VME
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Service Management
2 19 (36.54%) Project Management
3 18 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
5 11 (21.15%) PRINCE2
6 9 (17.31%) Change Management
6 9 (17.31%) Programme Management
7 8 (15.38%) ITIL
7 8 (15.38%) ETL
7 8 (15.38%) Data Management
8 7 (13.46%) Web Design
9 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
10 4 (7.69%) Network Management
10 4 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
11 3 (5.77%) Network Design
11 3 (5.77%) Time Management
12 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
12 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) VBScript
2 8 (15.38%) C#
2 8 (15.38%) VB.NET
2 8 (15.38%) VBA
2 8 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 6 (11.54%) VB
4 1 (1.92%) COBOL
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) SAS Certification
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
1 4 (7.69%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 4 (7.69%) vSphere
1 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (5.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (71.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Informatica
3 5 (9.62%) HP
4 4 (7.69%) EMC
4 4 (7.69%) Juniper
4 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 4 (7.69%) McAfee
4 4 (7.69%) TippingPoint
4 4 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) F5
6 1 (1.92%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.92%) Crossbeam
6 1 (1.92%) Cerner
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