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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 51 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 17 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.33% 6.08% 5.45%
As % of the Applications category 29.31% 54.76% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
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£360 £347 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% +17.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £420 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £278 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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
58 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.95% 11.11% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 10
Average daily rate £281 £265 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 1
Average hourly rate £11.75 £13.50 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.96% +68.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -29 16 £360 +3.60% 6
Sunderland -3 1 - -
MS Office
North East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.00%) MS Excel
3 19 (38.00%) Service Management
3 19 (38.00%) Change Management
4 18 (36.00%) Finance
4 18 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (34.00%) Project Management
6 13 (26.00%) Windows
7 10 (20.00%) ITIL
8 9 (18.00%) Programme Management
8 9 (18.00%) Economics
8 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (12.00%) HP
10 6 (12.00%) LAN
10 6 (12.00%) WAN
10 6 (12.00%) VPN
10 6 (12.00%) Migration
11 5 (10.00%) Firewall
11 5 (10.00%) Business Development
11 5 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (10.00%) TippingPoint
11 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (10.00%) Cisco
11 5 (10.00%) Juniper
11 5 (10.00%) SAN
11 5 (10.00%) McAfee
11 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 23 (46.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) WAN
1 6 (12.00%) VPN
1 6 (12.00%) LAN
2 5 (10.00%) SAN
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (10.00%) Firewall
2 5 (10.00%) Junos
3 3 (6.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.00%) VLAN
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
4 1 (2.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Legal
2 4 (8.00%) Spanish Language
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Project Manager
2 15 (30.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Change Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Service Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Project Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Change Project Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Senior PMO Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Applications Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Business Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) jBPM
2 1 (2.00%) Itk
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) XSL
2 1 (2.00%) XSLT
2 1 (2.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.00%) Economics
3 4 (8.00%) NHS
4 3 (6.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (4.00%) Informatics
6 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) VME
4 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Service Management
1 19 (38.00%) Change Management
2 17 (34.00%) Project Management
3 10 (20.00%) ITIL
4 9 (18.00%) Programme Management
5 6 (12.00%) Migration
6 5 (10.00%) Business Development
6 5 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.00%) Information Governance
8 3 (6.00%) CAD
8 3 (6.00%) Workflow
8 3 (6.00%) Product Management
9 2 (4.00%) Network Management
9 2 (4.00%) Time Management
9 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) C++
3 1 (2.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) PMP
3 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) vSphere
3 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) HP
3 5 (10.00%) Juniper
3 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (10.00%) McAfee
3 5 (10.00%) Cisco
3 5 (10.00%) TippingPoint
3 5 (10.00%) F5
4 4 (8.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (8.00%) 3PAR
4 4 (8.00%) Crossbeam
4 4 (8.00%) EMC
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle
5 3 (6.00%) SAP
5 3 (6.00%) Cerner
5 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.00%) Siemens
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.00%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.00%) Tableau
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