The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 28 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.02% 6.38% 6.16%
As % of the Applications category 41.79% 53.13% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 2
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£347 £296 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% +111.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £245 £263
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
MS Office
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
67 64 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.01% 12.01% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 11
Average daily rate £300 £225 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Tyne and Wear region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Tyne and Wear region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 26 £347 +17.39% 8
Sunderland -5 2 - -
MS Office
North East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 37 (77.08%) Microsoft
2 23 (47.92%) Service Management
2 23 (47.92%) MS Excel
3 18 (37.50%) Project Management
4 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 13 (27.08%) Change Management
6 13 (27.08%) Windows
6 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (25.00%) ITIL
7 12 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 12 (25.00%) Finance
8 10 (20.83%) Economics
9 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
9 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 8 (16.67%) SQL
11 7 (14.58%) Cisco
11 7 (14.58%) LAN
11 7 (14.58%) WAN
11 7 (14.58%) McAfee
11 7 (14.58%) HP
11 7 (14.58%) Juniper
11 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
11 7 (14.58%) Firewall
11 7 (14.58%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (12.50%) TippingPoint
12 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
12 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (47.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) LAN
1 7 (14.58%) WAN
1 7 (14.58%) Firewall
1 7 (14.58%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (12.50%) SAN
3 5 (10.42%) Junos
3 5 (10.42%) Network Security
4 3 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (6.25%) DNS
4 3 (6.25%) SSL
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.08%) NAS
6 1 (2.08%) VPN
6 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Spanish Language
3 2 (4.17%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Military
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Change Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Application Development Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Application Development Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Senior PMO Manager
7 1 (2.08%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.08%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Project Planner
7 1 (2.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
1 5 (10.42%) Web Services
1 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
1 5 (10.42%) MDX
2 3 (6.25%) jBPM
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.83%) Economics
3 5 (10.42%) N-Tier
3 5 (10.42%) Cryptography
4 4 (8.33%) NHS
5 2 (4.17%) Informatics
6 1 (2.08%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.08%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Service Management
2 18 (37.50%) Project Management
3 13 (27.08%) Change Management
4 12 (25.00%) ITIL
4 12 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
5 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 5 (10.42%) Network Management
8 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (10.42%) Web Design
8 5 (10.42%) Data Management
9 4 (8.33%) ITIL V3
10 3 (6.25%) Product Management
10 3 (6.25%) Information Governance
10 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
10 3 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (6.25%) Time Management
10 3 (6.25%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) C#
2 5 (10.42%) VBScript
2 5 (10.42%) VB
2 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
2 5 (10.42%) VBA
3 1 (2.08%) C
3 1 (2.08%) COBOL
3 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) JSP 440
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) vSphere
2 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (77.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Cisco
2 7 (14.58%) McAfee
2 7 (14.58%) HP
2 7 (14.58%) Juniper
2 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
3 6 (12.50%) TippingPoint
3 6 (12.50%) F5
4 5 (10.42%) 3PAR
4 5 (10.42%) EMC
5 4 (8.33%) Crossbeam
5 4 (8.33%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.25%) SAP
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle
6 3 (6.25%) Cerner
7 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.08%) Micro Focus
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