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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 34 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.68% 6.68% 6.31%
As % of the Applications category 38.64% 41.67% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 10
Average daily rate
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£349 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.49% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £175 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £263 £263
% change year-on-year
+12.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.20 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £11.78 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £14.40 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.36 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.57%
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
88 60 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.69% 16.04% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 17
Average daily rate £349 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £175 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.20 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.44% -17.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £15.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.51%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 -4 30 £350 +100.00% 9
Durham -12 3 - - 4
Northumberland - - - - 1
Cleveland - - - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
2 32 (50.79%) MS Excel
3 28 (44.44%) Windows
4 14 (22.22%) Service Management
4 14 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 14 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 12 (19.05%) Service Delivery
6 11 (17.46%) Project Management
6 11 (17.46%) VBA
6 11 (17.46%) .NET
6 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
6 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
7 10 (15.87%) LAN
7 10 (15.87%) WAN
8 9 (14.29%) Finance
8 9 (14.29%) Cisco
8 9 (14.29%) SQL
8 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
9 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
9 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
9 8 (12.70%) HP
9 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (12.70%) QA
10 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (11.11%) Windows 8
10 7 (11.11%) Change Management
10 7 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (50.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.76%) MS Project
5 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.59%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) WAN
1 10 (15.87%) LAN
2 6 (9.52%) DNS
3 5 (7.94%) Firewall
3 5 (7.94%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (6.35%) Network Security
5 3 (4.76%) SSL
5 3 (4.76%) SAN
5 3 (4.76%) Intranet
5 3 (4.76%) Junos
5 3 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (3.17%) DHCP
6 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.17%) VPN
6 2 (3.17%) MPLS
6 2 (3.17%) DSL
7 1 (1.59%) VoIP
7 1 (1.59%) WLAN
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Publishing
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Project Manager
3 8 (12.70%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Network Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.76%) Field Service Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Field Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) IT Support
7 2 (3.17%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) .NET
2 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.52%) Web Services
4 4 (6.35%) MDX
5 3 (4.76%) HTML5
5 3 (4.76%) CSS
5 3 (4.76%) HTML
5 3 (4.76%) CSS3
6 2 (3.17%) REST
7 1 (1.59%) jQuery
7 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.35%) Cryptography
2 4 (6.35%) Economics
3 2 (3.17%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.59%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 14 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 14 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Service Management
2 12 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 11 (17.46%) Project Management
4 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
5 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.11%) Change Management
5 7 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 6 (9.52%) Data Management
6 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.52%) Network Management
6 6 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (7.94%) Web Design
8 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.35%) Migration
9 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.76%) Business Continuity
9 3 (4.76%) ITIL
9 3 (4.76%) Six Sigma
9 3 (4.76%) BCP
9 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) VBA
2 9 (14.29%) SQL
3 7 (11.11%) C#
4 6 (9.52%) VBScript
4 6 (9.52%) VB
4 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.76%) Java
5 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.17%) C
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
1 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
3 3 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.59%) PMP
4 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) JSP 440
2 3 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.76%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.59%) P3O
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.76%) vSphere
2 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (3.17%) WSUS
3 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) Cisco
3 8 (12.70%) HP
4 5 (7.94%) CheckPoint
4 5 (7.94%) McAfee
4 5 (7.94%) Juniper
4 5 (7.94%) F5
5 3 (4.76%) TippingPoint
5 3 (4.76%) Lotus
5 3 (4.76%) 3PAR
5 3 (4.76%) Toshiba
5 3 (4.76%) Dell
5 3 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (3.17%) VMware
6 2 (3.17%) Crossbeam
6 2 (3.17%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.59%) Polycom
7 1 (1.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.59%) NEC
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix
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