The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the North East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 26 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.06% 5.74% 5.98%
As % of the Applications category 38.24% 44.19% 56.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Average daily rate
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£349 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £175 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £11.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
68 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.23% 12.99% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 18
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 16
Average hourly rate £13.11 £13.25 £14.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -10.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £9.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £15.35 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
- -1.44%
MS Office
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 20 £347 +17.78% 7
Durham -1 5 - - 4
Northumberland - - - - 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 50 (74.63%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.82%) MS Excel
3 22 (32.84%) Windows
4 21 (31.34%) Service Management
5 20 (29.85%) Project Management
6 16 (23.88%) Windows XP
7 15 (22.39%) Windows 7
8 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
9 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
10 11 (16.42%) Change Management
11 10 (14.93%) PRINCE2
12 8 (11.94%) Finance
12 8 (11.94%) Programme Management
13 7 (10.45%) Economics
13 7 (10.45%) LAN
13 7 (10.45%) WAN
14 6 (8.96%) VBA
14 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
14 6 (8.96%) HP
14 6 (8.96%) Windows 8
15 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (7.46%) Degree
15 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
15 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (7.46%) .NET
15 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
15 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
16 4 (5.97%) DNS
16 4 (5.97%) Java
16 4 (5.97%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.49%) Lync
3 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (35.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.99%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.49%) Open Workbench
5 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) LAN
1 7 (10.45%) WAN
2 4 (5.97%) DNS
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (4.48%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) DHCP
3 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) VPN
4 2 (2.99%) Extranet
4 2 (2.99%) SAN
4 2 (2.99%) Network Security
4 2 (2.99%) Junos
5 1 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.49%) Intranet
5 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.49%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
1 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Analyst
2 19 (28.36%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.43%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Technical Support
5 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Developer
7 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Field Service Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.48%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) .NET
2 3 (4.48%) Web Services
3 2 (2.99%) HTML
3 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.49%) CSS3
4 1 (1.49%) HTML5
4 1 (1.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.49%) jQuery
4 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.49%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.49%) CSS
4 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Economics
2 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
2 2 (2.99%) Statistics
3 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) Windows XP
3 15 (22.39%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.96%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Service Management
2 20 (29.85%) Project Management
3 11 (16.42%) Change Management
4 10 (14.93%) PRINCE2
5 8 (11.94%) Programme Management
6 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.97%) ITIL
7 4 (5.97%) Migration
7 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.97%) Network Management
7 4 (5.97%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.99%) BCP
9 2 (2.99%) Six Sigma
9 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.99%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (2.99%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) VBA
2 4 (5.97%) Java
3 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.99%) C
3 2 (2.99%) C#
3 2 (2.99%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.49%) ABAP
4 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) ISEB
5 2 (2.99%) PMP
5 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.49%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.99%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.99%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (74.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) HP
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco
3 4 (5.97%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) F5
4 3 (4.48%) Toshiba
4 3 (4.48%) Dell
4 3 (4.48%) Juniper
4 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.48%) McAfee
5 2 (2.99%) EMC
5 2 (2.99%) TippingPoint
5 2 (2.99%) Crossbeam
5 2 (2.99%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.99%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.49%) AppSense
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe
6 1 (1.49%) Lotus
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
North East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £7.00 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago