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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 49 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 25 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.77% 5.02% 6.29%
As % of the Applications category 29.76% 38.67% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 12
Average daily rate
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£255 £349 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% +12.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £263 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £286 £265
% change year-on-year
+0.43% +8.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.06 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -3.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
- -1.54%
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
84 75 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.30% 12.98% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 36 27
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.80 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £29.50 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -27 17 £373 +7.20% 7
Durham -7 7 £250 - 3
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
2 32 (50.79%) MS Excel
3 20 (31.75%) Project Management
3 20 (31.75%) Change Management
3 20 (31.75%) Finance
4 18 (28.57%) Service Management
4 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (22.22%) Windows
6 11 (17.46%) ITIL
6 11 (17.46%) Programme Management
7 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
8 9 (14.29%) Economics
9 7 (11.11%) Workflow
9 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 7 (11.11%) LAN
9 7 (11.11%) WAN
9 7 (11.11%) Firewall
9 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 6 (9.52%) HP
10 6 (9.52%) Cisco
10 6 (9.52%) VPN
10 6 (9.52%) Migration
10 6 (9.52%) Business Development
11 5 (7.94%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (7.94%) Junos
11 5 (7.94%) F5
11 5 (7.94%) ITIL V3
11 5 (7.94%) vSphere
11 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (50.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.59%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) LAN
1 7 (11.11%) WAN
1 7 (11.11%) Firewall
2 6 (9.52%) VPN
3 5 (7.94%) SAN
3 5 (7.94%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (7.94%) Junos
4 3 (4.76%) Network Security
4 3 (4.76%) VoIP
5 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.59%) Internet
6 1 (1.59%) DNS
6 1 (1.59%) SSL
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.59%) NAS
6 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.59%) VLAN
6 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.59%) Subversion
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Legal
2 4 (6.35%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Analyst
2 16 (25.40%) Project Manager
3 8 (12.70%) Change Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.17%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Project Administrator
7 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Consultant
8 1 (1.59%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Change Project Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Senior PMO Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Bid Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) jBPM
2 1 (1.59%) Itk
2 1 (1.59%) HTML
2 1 (1.59%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) XSL
2 1 (1.59%) XSLT
2 1 (1.59%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.29%) Economics
3 4 (6.35%) NHS
3 4 (6.35%) Social Media
4 3 (4.76%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.17%) Informatics
6 1 (1.59%) Social Network
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.59%) EPoS
6 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) VME
4 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Project Management
1 20 (31.75%) Change Management
2 18 (28.57%) Service Management
3 11 (17.46%) ITIL
3 11 (17.46%) Programme Management
4 7 (11.11%) Workflow
5 6 (9.52%) Migration
5 6 (9.52%) Business Development
6 5 (7.94%) ITIL V3
7 4 (6.35%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.76%) Information Governance
8 3 (4.76%) CAD
8 3 (4.76%) Document Management
8 3 (4.76%) Product Management
9 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.17%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) C
3 1 (1.59%) C++
3 1 (1.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) CCNA
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.17%) PMP
4 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) vSphere
3 4 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) HP
2 6 (9.52%) Cisco
3 5 (7.94%) TippingPoint
3 5 (7.94%) CheckPoint
3 5 (7.94%) McAfee
3 5 (7.94%) Juniper
3 5 (7.94%) F5
4 4 (6.35%) EMC
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) Riverbed
4 4 (6.35%) 3PAR
4 4 (6.35%) Crossbeam
5 3 (4.76%) SAP
5 3 (4.76%) Cerner
5 3 (4.76%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.59%) Tableau
6 1 (1.59%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.59%) Siemens
6 1 (1.59%) Apple
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
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Posted: 5 days ago