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 24 June 2016 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 64 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 64 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.98% 4.62% 4.39%
As % of the Applications category 33.16% 40.43% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 7
Median daily rate £310 £255 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £190 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £451 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.81 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £22.10 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
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
193 94 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.99% 11.42% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 46 23
Median daily rate £310 £255 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £425 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 11
Median hourly rate £26.50 £13.50 £13.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.29% +2.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.70 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £33.80 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 24 June 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
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 24 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -41 52 £310 -9.74% 8
Durham +7 9 £213 -15.00% 2
Northumberland - 1 - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 69 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 41 (45.56%) Windows
3 38 (42.22%) Security Cleared
4 36 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 32 (35.56%) Active Directory
6 31 (34.44%) SC Cleared
7 30 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 26 (28.89%) Project Management
9 24 (26.67%) DNS
10 23 (25.56%) MS Exchange
11 22 (24.44%) SQL
12 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
12 19 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (21.11%) Office 365
13 18 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 18 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (20.00%) SharePoint
14 16 (17.78%) ITIL
15 15 (16.67%) Change Management
16 14 (15.56%) Service Management
16 14 (15.56%) Finance
16 14 (15.56%) DHCP
16 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (14.44%) Firewall
17 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (14.44%) PowerShell
17 13 (14.44%) Content Management
18 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008

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 23 (25.56%) MS Exchange
2 19 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (11.11%) Skype for Business
5 6 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.11%) MS Project
3 9 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.11%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.67%) DNS
2 14 (15.56%) DHCP
3 13 (14.44%) Firewall
4 6 (6.67%) Skype
5 3 (3.33%) Internet
5 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.22%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.22%) VoIP
6 2 (2.22%) VPN
7 1 (1.11%) ATM
7 1 (1.11%) GSM
7 1 (1.11%) Intranet
7 1 (1.11%) IPv4
7 1 (1.11%) LAN
7 1 (1.11%) LTE
7 1 (1.11%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.11%) SDH
7 1 (1.11%) UMTS
7 1 (1.11%) VoLTE
7 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.22%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.11%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Advertising
2 2 (2.22%) Banking
2 2 (2.22%) Marketing
2 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Billing
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 14 (15.56%) Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Administrator
4 7 (7.78%) Office 365 Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 6 (6.67%) Messaging Support
6 5 (5.56%) PMO Coordinator
6 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Change Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Consultant
7 4 (4.44%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.44%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) PMO Administrator
7 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) .NET
2 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (6.67%) Web Services
3 4 (4.44%) MDX
4 3 (3.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.11%) Economics
3 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.44%) Replication
5 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.11%) CMDB
7 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.11%) PMI
7 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.11%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 41 (45.56%) Windows
2 30 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 5 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.44%) Android
7 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.22%) zOS
10 1 (1.11%) Linux
10 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Project Management
2 16 (17.78%) ITIL
3 15 (16.67%) Change Management
4 14 (15.56%) Service Management
5 13 (14.44%) Content Management
6 11 (12.22%) Programme Management
7 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (11.11%) Load Balancing
8 8 (8.89%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.78%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.67%) Change Control
10 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Office Automation
10 6 (6.67%) Migration
10 6 (6.67%) Process Improvement
11 5 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (5.56%) Data Management
11 5 (5.56%) PRINCE
11 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) SQL
2 13 (14.44%) PowerShell
3 9 (10.00%) C#
3 9 (10.00%) VB
4 5 (5.56%) VBA
5 4 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.33%) VBScript
7 2 (2.22%) JCL
7 2 (2.22%) REXX
8 1 (1.11%) C
8 1 (1.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (42.22%) Security Cleared
2 31 (34.44%) SC Cleared
3 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.78%) MCSE
4 7 (7.78%) PMI Certification
5 6 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (6.67%) MCITP
5 6 (6.67%) MCP
5 6 (6.67%) MCTS
5 6 (6.67%) PMP
6 5 (5.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.11%) CAPM
7 1 (1.11%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) ISEB
7 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.22%) Brightmail
4 2 (2.22%) vSphere
4 2 (2.22%) XenApp
4 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.11%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.11%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 69 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) HP
2 8 (8.89%) VMware
3 5 (5.56%) Symantec
3 5 (5.56%) ThinPrint
4 4 (4.44%) Trend Micro
5 3 (3.33%) Altiris
5 3 (3.33%) AppSense
5 3 (3.33%) Citrix
5 3 (3.33%) Dell
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco
6 2 (2.22%) Compaq
6 2 (2.22%) IBM
6 2 (2.22%) IronPort
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle
6 2 (2.22%) Remedy
7 1 (1.11%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.11%) Huawei
7 1 (1.11%) Nintex
7 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds
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