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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 75 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 36 57 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.63% 5.19% 5.62%
As % of the Applications category 26.28% 50.00% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 29
Median daily rate £225 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £145 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Median hourly rate £10.55 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.78 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £15.52 £18.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
137 114 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.01% 10.37% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 56 67
Median daily rate £330 £340 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £145 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 24
Median hourly rate £11.21 £13.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.96% -27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £15.00 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.51 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+11.99% -4.85%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -36 33 £225 -34.78% 4
Durham +5 3 £275 - 4
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 77 (75.49%) Microsoft
2 47 (46.08%) Windows
3 45 (44.12%) Security Cleared
4 40 (39.22%) Active Directory
5 36 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 35 (34.31%) Windows Server
7 30 (29.41%) SharePoint
8 29 (28.43%) ITIL
8 29 (28.43%) DNS
9 28 (27.45%) MS Exchange
9 28 (27.45%) Office 365
10 27 (26.47%) MS Excel
10 27 (26.47%) Project Management
11 25 (24.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 25 (24.51%) Exchange Server 2013
12 23 (22.55%) SQL
12 23 (22.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (19.61%) Content Management
14 19 (18.63%) Change Management
14 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
15 18 (17.65%) DHCP
15 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (15.69%) PowerShell
17 16 (15.69%) Skype for Business
17 16 (15.69%) Service Management
17 16 (15.69%) Programme Management
18 15 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (13.73%) Skype

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 30 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 28 (27.45%) MS Exchange
3 25 (24.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (24.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (15.69%) Skype for Business
5 12 (11.76%) Office Communications Server
6 11 (10.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (10.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.98%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.78%) MS Project
3 10 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (8.82%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.96%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 28 (27.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.98%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.43%) DNS
2 18 (17.65%) DHCP
3 14 (13.73%) Firewall
3 14 (13.73%) Skype
4 4 (3.92%) Internet
5 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.94%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.96%) Extranet
6 2 (1.96%) Intranet
6 2 (1.96%) VoIP
7 1 (0.98%) ATM
7 1 (0.98%) BGP
7 1 (0.98%) GSM
7 1 (0.98%) IPv4
7 1 (0.98%) LTE
7 1 (0.98%) MegaStream
7 1 (0.98%) MPLS
7 1 (0.98%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.98%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (12.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.98%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.98%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (0.98%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (10.78%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Billing
3 1 (0.98%) Advertising
3 1 (0.98%) Legal
3 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) Analyst
2 16 (15.69%) Project Manager
3 12 (11.76%) Coordinator
4 10 (9.80%) Messaging Support
5 9 (8.82%) Office 365 Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Consultant
6 8 (7.84%) PMO Analyst
6 8 (7.84%) PMO Coordinator
7 7 (6.86%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (6.86%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Administrator
9 5 (4.90%) Messaging Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Messaging Support Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Change Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Support Consultant
11 3 (2.94%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Office 365 Consultant
11 3 (2.94%) Service Analyst
11 3 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) .NET
1 6 (5.88%) Web Services
2 4 (3.92%) MDX
3 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.82%) Visualisation
3 8 (7.84%) Economics
4 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.90%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.92%) Replication
7 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.94%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.94%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.98%) Clustering
9 1 (0.98%) CMDB
9 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.98%) PMI
9 1 (0.98%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 47 (46.08%) Windows
2 35 (34.31%) Windows Server
3 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.78%) Windows 7
6 9 (8.82%) Android
6 9 (8.82%) Apple iOS
6 9 (8.82%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.88%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.94%) zOS
10 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.98%) AIX
11 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) ITIL
2 27 (26.47%) Project Management
3 20 (19.61%) Content Management
4 19 (18.63%) Change Management
5 16 (15.69%) Programme Management
5 16 (15.69%) Service Management
6 14 (13.73%) Migration
7 11 (10.78%) Load Balancing
8 10 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (9.80%) Incident Management
9 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.84%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.86%) Change Control
12 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Office Automation
12 6 (5.88%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.88%) Service Delivery
13 5 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (4.90%) Document Management
13 5 (4.90%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.55%) SQL
2 16 (15.69%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.88%) C#
3 6 (5.88%) VB
4 5 (4.90%) VBA
5 4 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.94%) JCL
6 3 (2.94%) REXX
6 3 (2.94%) VBScript
7 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 36 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 23 (22.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (11.76%) MCSE
5 9 (8.82%) Degree
6 8 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (7.84%) MCITP
6 8 (7.84%) MCTS
7 7 (6.86%) MCP
8 2 (1.96%) CAPM
8 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.96%) PMP
9 1 (0.98%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.98%) MCSA
9 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (39.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.78%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.96%) Brightmail
5 2 (1.96%) vSphere
5 2 (1.96%) XenApp
5 2 (1.96%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.98%) Netcool
3 1 (0.98%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (75.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.82%) HP
2 9 (8.82%) Trend Micro
3 8 (7.84%) VMware
4 6 (5.88%) Cadence
5 5 (4.90%) ThinPrint
6 3 (2.94%) Altiris
6 3 (2.94%) AppSense
6 3 (2.94%) Citrix
6 3 (2.94%) IBM
7 2 (1.96%) Compaq
7 2 (1.96%) Dell
7 2 (1.96%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.96%) IronPort
7 2 (1.96%) Nintex
7 2 (1.96%) Remedy
7 2 (1.96%) Siemens
7 2 (1.96%) Symantec
8 1 (0.98%) Polycom
8 1 (0.98%) Veritas
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