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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 29 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Office 31 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.37% 1.06% 10.83%
As % of the Applications category 43.66% 22.22% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 17
Average daily rate
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£430 £450 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +200.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £450 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.93 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.70%
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
71 9 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.58% 4.76% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 3 25
Average daily rate £428 £450 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £268 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
2 30 (48.39%) Windows
3 28 (45.16%) MS Excel
4 22 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (35.48%) Service Delivery
4 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
5 21 (33.87%) Service Management
6 19 (30.65%) SC Cleared
7 17 (27.42%) Project Management
8 16 (25.81%) .NET
8 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET
9 15 (24.19%) SQL
10 14 (22.58%) VBScript
10 14 (22.58%) C#
10 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
10 14 (22.58%) VB.NET
10 14 (22.58%) VBA
10 14 (22.58%) N-Tier
10 14 (22.58%) Data Management
10 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (19.35%) Web Design
11 12 (19.35%) PRINCE2
11 12 (19.35%) VB
12 11 (17.74%) Cisco
12 11 (17.74%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (16.13%) MDX
13 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (12.90%) SAS
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (45.16%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (16.13%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) WAN
1 9 (14.52%) LAN
2 8 (12.90%) FTP
2 8 (12.90%) Telnet
3 7 (11.29%) Firewall
3 7 (11.29%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (11.29%) DNS
4 6 (9.68%) SSL
4 6 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (8.06%) Network Security
5 5 (8.06%) SAN
6 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (6.45%) Junos
7 2 (3.23%) Intranet
7 2 (3.23%) MPLS
7 2 (3.23%) DSL
8 1 (1.61%) VoIP
8 1 (1.61%) WLAN
8 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2005
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (12.90%) Base SAS
3 8 (12.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (11.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.23%) Electronics
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
1 2 (3.23%) Military
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Project Manager
3 8 (12.90%) SAS Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.23%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) IT Support
9 1 (1.61%) Designer
9 1 (1.61%) IT Technician
9 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) .NET
1 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET
2 10 (16.13%) Web Services
2 10 (16.13%) MDX
3 8 (12.90%) ODBC
4 4 (6.45%) CSS
5 2 (3.23%) HTML5
5 2 (3.23%) REST
5 2 (3.23%) CSS3
5 2 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) N-Tier
2 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.68%) Economics
3 6 (9.68%) Statistics
4 5 (8.06%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.61%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 30 (48.39%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Solaris
2 8 (12.90%) UNIX
2 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
1 22 (35.48%) Service Delivery
2 21 (33.87%) Service Management
3 17 (27.42%) Project Management
4 14 (22.58%) Data Management
5 12 (19.35%) Web Design
5 12 (19.35%) PRINCE2
6 9 (14.52%) ITIL
7 8 (12.90%) ETL
8 7 (11.29%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (11.29%) Network Management
8 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
9 6 (9.68%) Network Design
9 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
10 5 (8.06%) Change Management
11 4 (6.45%) Time Management
12 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
13 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) SQL
2 14 (22.58%) VBScript
2 14 (22.58%) C#
2 14 (22.58%) VB.NET
2 14 (22.58%) VBA
3 12 (19.35%) VB
4 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.84%) C
6 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 19 (30.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) SAS Certification
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB
5 1 (1.61%) PMP
5 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
2 5 (8.06%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.61%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
1 5 (8.06%) vSphere
1 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.23%) WSUS
3 2 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Cisco
3 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
3 7 (11.29%) McAfee
3 7 (11.29%) Juniper
3 7 (11.29%) Informatica
4 6 (9.68%) F5
5 5 (8.06%) HP
5 5 (8.06%) EMC
5 5 (8.06%) 3PAR
5 5 (8.06%) TippingPoint
6 2 (3.23%) Lotus
7 1 (1.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.61%) NEC
7 1 (1.61%) Crossbeam
7 1 (1.61%) Polycom
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