The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 59 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Office 45 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.63% 3.86% 5.41%
As % of the Applications category 32.37% 39.22% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 20
Median daily rate £325 £333 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £95 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £398 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.83 £13.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £15.00 £16.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.40 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.04%
MS Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
139 102 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.20% 9.84% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 45
Median daily rate £320 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £102 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 10 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £15.00 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the North East region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in the North East

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the North East region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -20 42 £325 -4.41% 6
Durham +6 3 - - 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 82 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 45 (44.12%) Windows
3 43 (42.16%) Security Cleared
4 39 (38.24%) Active Directory
5 37 (36.27%) SC Cleared
6 36 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 32 (31.37%) Project Management
8 31 (30.39%) MS Excel
9 30 (29.41%) DNS
10 29 (28.43%) SharePoint
10 29 (28.43%) MS Exchange
11 27 (26.47%) Office 365
12 25 (24.51%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (24.51%) Exchange Server 2013
13 24 (23.53%) SQL
14 22 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (20.59%) SQL Server
15 21 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (19.61%) ITIL
16 20 (19.61%) Content Management
17 19 (18.63%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (18.63%) DHCP
18 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (17.65%) Change Management
18 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (15.69%) Skype for Business
19 16 (15.69%) PowerShell
19 16 (15.69%) Service Management
20 15 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
21 14 (13.73%) Firewall

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 29 (28.43%) MS Exchange
1 29 (28.43%) SharePoint
2 25 (24.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 25 (24.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (15.69%) Skype for Business
4 12 (11.76%) Office Communications Server
5 11 (10.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (10.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.98%) Confluence
Applications
1 31 (30.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (10.78%) MS Project
3 9 (8.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.96%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 27 (26.47%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.98%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.41%) DNS
2 19 (18.63%) DHCP
3 14 (13.73%) Firewall
4 13 (12.75%) Skype
5 4 (3.92%) Internet
5 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.96%) Extranet
6 2 (1.96%) Intranet
6 2 (1.96%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.96%) VoIP
7 1 (0.98%) ATM
7 1 (0.98%) BGP
7 1 (0.98%) GSM
7 1 (0.98%) IPv4
7 1 (0.98%) LTE
7 1 (0.98%) MegaStream
7 1 (0.98%) MPLS
7 1 (0.98%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.98%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.96%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.98%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 13 (12.75%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Billing
3 2 (1.96%) Advertising
3 2 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (20.59%) Project Manager
2 15 (14.71%) Analyst
3 10 (9.80%) Messaging Support
4 9 (8.82%) Coordinator
4 9 (8.82%) Office 365 Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Consultant
5 8 (7.84%) Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Administrator
7 6 (5.88%) PMO Coordinator
8 5 (4.90%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.90%) Messaging Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Change Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) PMO Administrator
9 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Support Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) .NET
2 6 (5.88%) Web Services
3 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.92%) MDX
5 2 (1.96%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.76%) Economics
3 9 (8.82%) Blackberry
3 9 (8.82%) Visualisation
4 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.90%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.92%) Replication
7 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.94%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.94%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.98%) CMDB
8 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.98%) PMI
8 1 (0.98%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 45 (44.12%) Windows
2 36 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (9.80%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.82%) Android
5 9 (8.82%) Apple iOS
6 8 (7.84%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.92%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.94%) zOS
10 1 (0.98%) Linux
10 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.37%) Project Management
2 20 (19.61%) Content Management
2 20 (19.61%) ITIL
3 18 (17.65%) Change Management
4 16 (15.69%) Service Management
5 12 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 11 (10.78%) Load Balancing
7 10 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (9.80%) Incident Management
7 10 (9.80%) Migration
8 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 8 (7.84%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (6.86%) Process Improvement
11 6 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.88%) Change Control
11 6 (5.88%) Document Management
11 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Office Automation
11 6 (5.88%) Service Delivery
12 5 (4.90%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.53%) SQL
2 16 (15.69%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.84%) C#
3 8 (7.84%) VB
4 5 (4.90%) VBA
5 4 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.94%) JCL
6 3 (2.94%) REXX
6 3 (2.94%) VBScript
7 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (42.16%) Security Cleared
2 37 (36.27%) SC Cleared
3 21 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (10.78%) MCSE
5 8 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (7.84%) Degree
6 7 (6.86%) MCITP
6 7 (6.86%) MCP
6 7 (6.86%) MCTS
7 6 (5.88%) PMP
8 2 (1.96%) CAPM
8 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.98%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.98%) ISEB
9 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.80%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.96%) Brightmail
5 2 (1.96%) vSphere
5 2 (1.96%) XenApp
5 2 (1.96%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.98%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.82%) HP
2 9 (8.82%) Trend Micro
3 8 (7.84%) VMware
4 5 (4.90%) ThinPrint
5 3 (2.94%) Altiris
5 3 (2.94%) AppSense
5 3 (2.94%) IBM
6 2 (1.96%) Citrix
6 2 (1.96%) Compaq
6 2 (1.96%) Dell
6 2 (1.96%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.96%) IronPort
6 2 (1.96%) Nintex
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle
6 2 (1.96%) Remedy
6 2 (1.96%) Siemens
6 2 (1.96%) Symantec
7 1 (0.98%) Tellabs
7 1 (0.98%) Virgin Media
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