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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
England / North East
Rank 46 55 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Contract jobs citing MS Office 44 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.85% 2.27% 4.97%
As % of the Applications category 39.29% 33.90% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 14
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 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £9.79 £10.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.93% -27.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.46 £10.15 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.35 £16.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%

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
112 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.35% 6.68% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 36 33
Median daily rate £344 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £95 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 12
Median hourly rate £10.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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 21 February 2017.

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
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 21 February 2017. 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 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 0 29 £308 -16.89% 6
Durham +1 7 £350 - 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 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 North East region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 50 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (38.67%) ITIL
3 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
4 27 (36.00%) Windows
5 26 (34.67%) SharePoint
6 25 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 23 (30.67%) Office 365
8 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 19 (25.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
11 16 (21.33%) Migration
12 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 15 (20.00%) Skype for Business
12 15 (20.00%) Skype
13 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2013
13 14 (18.67%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 14 (18.67%) Office Communications Server
14 13 (17.33%) MS Project
15 12 (16.00%) Finance
15 12 (16.00%) Service Management
15 12 (16.00%) Windows Server
16 11 (14.67%) Cadence
16 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (13.33%) MS Visio
17 10 (13.33%) Project Management
17 10 (13.33%) PRINCE2
17 10 (13.33%) DNS
17 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (13.33%) Programme Management

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 26 (34.67%) SharePoint
2 19 (25.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 15 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (18.67%) Office Communications Server
4 14 (18.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.33%) MS Project
3 10 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 6 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) Skype
2 10 (13.33%) DNS
3 9 (12.00%) DHCP
4 5 (6.67%) Intranet
5 2 (2.67%) SAN
6 1 (1.33%) LAN
6 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Publishing
3 4 (5.33%) Local Government
4 3 (4.00%) Legal
5 2 (2.67%) Advertising
5 2 (2.67%) Billing
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Analyst
2 13 (17.33%) Messaging Support
2 13 (17.33%) Project Manager
3 10 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Administrator
4 8 (10.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) IT Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (8.00%) Consultant
6 6 (8.00%) Messaging Consultant
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Manager
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 6 (8.00%) SharePoint Administrator
6 6 (8.00%) Support Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Project Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Project Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
1 1 (1.33%) HTML
1 1 (1.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.00%) Windows
2 12 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.33%) Android
5 7 (9.33%) Apple iOS
5 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.33%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) ITIL
2 16 (21.33%) Migration
3 12 (16.00%) Service Management
4 10 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 10 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 10 (13.33%) Project Management
5 9 (12.00%) Content Management
6 8 (10.67%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (10.67%) Change Management
6 8 (10.67%) Information Governance
7 7 (9.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (9.33%) Visualisation
8 6 (8.00%) Data Protection
8 6 (8.00%) Project Governance
9 5 (6.67%) Information Management
9 5 (6.67%) Workflow
10 4 (5.33%) Critical Path Analysis
10 4 (5.33%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (5.33%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) C#
2 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.67%) MCSE
5 4 (5.33%) Degree
5 4 (5.33%) ECDL
6 3 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.67%) MCSA
8 1 (1.33%) DCSE
8 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.33%) MCITP
8 1 (1.33%) MCTS
8 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 50 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) Cadence
3 7 (9.33%) Trend Micro
4 6 (8.00%) Oracle
5 5 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) Apple
6 2 (2.67%) VMware
7 1 (1.33%) Ariba
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco
7 1 (1.33%) Citrix
7 1 (1.33%) Dell
7 1 (1.33%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.33%) Polycom
7 1 (1.33%) Veritas
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