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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 59 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 19 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.05% 4.56% 6.79%
As % of the Applications category 28.79% 32.94% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 11
Average daily rate £375 £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £302 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £509 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £267 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +18.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £10.75 £14.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.11% +7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £13.35 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £16.15 £13.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
66 85 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.10% 13.84% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 23
Average daily rate £350 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £270 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £504 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 7
Average hourly rate £14.25 £14.40 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £28.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -30 17 £375 -6.25% 7
Durham +1 2 - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 47 (56.63%) Microsoft
2 37 (44.58%) MS Excel
3 34 (40.96%) Windows
4 24 (28.92%) Service Management
5 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
6 20 (24.10%) SQL
7 18 (21.69%) Service Delivery
8 17 (20.48%) Windows Server
9 16 (19.28%) SC Cleared
9 16 (19.28%) XML
10 15 (18.07%) Project Management
11 14 (16.87%) ITIL
11 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (15.66%) Statistics
12 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
12 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
13 12 (14.46%) .NET
13 12 (14.46%) Finance
13 12 (14.46%) Migration
13 12 (14.46%) MS PowerPoint
13 12 (14.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (12.05%) N-Tier
15 10 (12.05%) HP
15 10 (12.05%) VBA
15 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Office Automation
16 9 (10.84%) Data Management
16 9 (10.84%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (10.84%) WebLogic
2 8 (9.64%) SAS
3 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.02%) Documentum
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (44.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (8.43%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.82%) MS Project
5 1 (1.20%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) LAN
1 5 (6.02%) WAN
2 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.41%) DNS
3 2 (2.41%) Firewall
3 2 (2.41%) Internet
3 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.41%) VLAN
3 2 (2.41%) VoIP
3 2 (2.41%) VPN
4 1 (1.20%) DHCP
4 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) PVCS
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Legal
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Analyst
2 15 (18.07%) Developer
3 11 (13.25%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.84%) SQL Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Operations Manager
5 7 (8.43%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Documentum Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.82%) SQL BI Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Documentum Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.28%) XML
2 12 (14.46%) .NET
3 5 (6.02%) CSS
3 5 (6.02%) HTML
3 5 (6.02%) HTML5
3 5 (6.02%) MDX
3 5 (6.02%) Web Services
4 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.41%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.66%) Statistics
3 10 (12.05%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.20%) Economics
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) PMI
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.96%) Windows
2 17 (20.48%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.84%) Linux
3 9 (10.84%) Unix
4 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.20%) Android
8 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.20%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) Service Management
2 18 (21.69%) Service Delivery
3 15 (18.07%) Project Management
4 14 (16.87%) ITIL
5 12 (14.46%) Migration
6 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Office Automation
8 9 (10.84%) Data Management
8 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.64%) Incident Management
9 8 (9.64%) Problem Management
10 7 (8.43%) Business Continuity
10 7 (8.43%) Supplier Management
10 7 (8.43%) Web Design
11 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
12 5 (6.02%) Business Development
13 4 (4.82%) Statistical Analysis
14 3 (3.61%) Mentoring
14 3 (3.61%) Software Deployment
14 3 (3.61%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.10%) SQL
2 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.05%) VBA
4 9 (10.84%) PL/SQL
4 9 (10.84%) VB.NET
4 9 (10.84%) VBScript
5 8 (9.64%) VB
6 7 (8.43%) C#
7 6 (7.23%) C
8 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.28%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.20%) CAPM
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) HNC
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (56.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) HP
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) Apple
4 3 (3.61%) Cisco
5 2 (2.41%) Aruba
5 2 (2.41%) Avaya
5 2 (2.41%) Juniper
5 2 (2.41%) Symantec
5 2 (2.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.20%) Adobe
6 1 (1.20%) arcserve
6 1 (1.20%) CA
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix
6 1 (1.20%) Dell
6 1 (1.20%) Remedy
6 1 (1.20%) Sun
6 1 (1.20%) Trend Micro
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Experis Ltd
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Posted: 3 days ago
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