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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 72 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 56 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.94% 4.69% 4.23%
As % of the Applications category 30.60% 42.25% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 17 5
Median daily rate £310 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.67% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £190 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £451 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £289 £250
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +15.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £11.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £13.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
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
183 71 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.86% 11.11% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 34 18
Median daily rate £310 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 11 11
Median hourly rate £26.50 £13.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.84% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £9.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £28.74 £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 Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 54 £310 -8.67% 10
Sunderland -4 1 - -
MS Office
North East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 64 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 40 (52.63%) Security Cleared
3 37 (48.68%) Windows
4 33 (43.42%) SC Cleared
5 30 (39.47%) Active Directory
6 29 (38.16%) Windows Server
7 27 (35.53%) MS Excel
8 25 (32.89%) DNS
9 24 (31.58%) MS Exchange
10 23 (30.26%) SQL
11 21 (27.63%) Exchange Server 2010
12 20 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (26.32%) Office 365
12 20 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
12 20 (26.32%) SharePoint
13 19 (25.00%) Project Management
14 18 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (19.74%) Content Management
17 14 (18.42%) Service Management
17 14 (18.42%) Change Management
17 14 (18.42%) Firewall
17 14 (18.42%) DHCP
17 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (18.42%) ITIL
17 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
18 13 (17.11%) Finance
19 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 24 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 21 (27.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (26.32%) SharePoint
4 9 (11.84%) Skype for Business
5 7 (9.21%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (6.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (35.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (13.16%) MS Visio
3 9 (11.84%) MS Project
4 3 (3.95%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.63%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.89%) DNS
2 14 (18.42%) DHCP
2 14 (18.42%) Firewall
3 7 (9.21%) Skype
4 4 (5.26%) Internet
5 2 (2.63%) Extranet
5 2 (2.63%) Intranet
5 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.63%) VoIP
5 2 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (1.32%) ATM
6 1 (1.32%) GSM
6 1 (1.32%) LAN
6 1 (1.32%) LTE
6 1 (1.32%) MegaStream
6 1 (1.32%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.32%) SDH
6 1 (1.32%) VoLTE
6 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 20 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Advertising
2 2 (2.63%) Banking
2 2 (2.63%) Marketing
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Project Manager
2 9 (11.84%) Developer
3 8 (10.53%) Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) Office 365 Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Messaging Support
5 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Change Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 4 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.95%) ASP Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Build Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Office 365 Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) .NET
2 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
2 6 (7.89%) Web Services
3 4 (5.26%) MDX
4 3 (3.95%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.16%) Economics
3 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.89%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.58%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.58%) N-Tier
5 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.95%) Replication
6 3 (3.95%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.32%) CMDB
8 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.32%) PMI
8 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.68%) Windows
2 29 (38.16%) Windows Server
3 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.58%) Android
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.63%) zOS
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Project Management
2 15 (19.74%) Content Management
3 14 (18.42%) Change Management
3 14 (18.42%) ITIL
3 14 (18.42%) Service Management
4 11 (14.47%) Load Balancing
5 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
6 7 (9.21%) Programme Management
7 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (7.89%) Incident Management
7 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Office Automation
7 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.58%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (6.58%) PRINCE
8 5 (6.58%) Process Improvement
9 4 (5.26%) Data Management
9 4 (5.26%) Release Management
9 4 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
3 9 (11.84%) C#
3 9 (11.84%) VB
4 5 (6.58%) VBA
5 4 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.95%) VBScript
7 2 (2.63%) JCL
7 2 (2.63%) REXX
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 33 (43.42%) SC Cleared
3 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.53%) MCSE
5 7 (9.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (9.21%) MCITP
5 7 (9.21%) MCP
5 7 (9.21%) MCTS
5 7 (9.21%) PMI Certification
6 6 (7.89%) Degree
6 6 (7.89%) PMP
7 1 (1.32%) CAPM
7 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) ISEB
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.63%) Brightmail
5 2 (2.63%) vSphere
5 2 (2.63%) XenApp
5 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (3.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.32%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.32%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 64 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) HP
3 8 (10.53%) VMware
4 5 (6.58%) Symantec
4 5 (6.58%) ThinPrint
4 5 (6.58%) Trend Micro
5 3 (3.95%) Altiris
5 3 (3.95%) AppSense
5 3 (3.95%) Citrix
5 3 (3.95%) Dell
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco
6 2 (2.63%) Compaq
6 2 (2.63%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.63%) IBM
6 2 (2.63%) IronPort
6 2 (2.63%) Nintex
6 2 (2.63%) Siemens
7 1 (1.32%) Apple
7 1 (1.32%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.32%) Remedy
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Rate: £8.30 - £8.35 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £230 per day
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Rate: £350 per day
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