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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 60 53 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -31
Contract jobs citing MS Office 53 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.18% 2.33% 6.08%
As % of the Applications category 32.72% 29.31% 54.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 7
Median daily rate £330 £360 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £90 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £430 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £288 £278
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 10
Median hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.29 £13.50 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £13.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
162 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.79% 7.95% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 30 16
Median daily rate £330 £281 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.43% +6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £90 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 8 16
Median hourly rate £19.00 £11.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.70% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £9.95 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £13.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -7 52 £330 -8.33% 2
Sunderland -1 1 - -
MS Office
North East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 72 (87.80%) Microsoft
2 44 (53.66%) Security Cleared
3 42 (51.22%) Windows
4 38 (46.34%) SC Cleared
5 35 (42.68%) Active Directory
6 34 (41.46%) Windows Server
7 29 (35.37%) MS Exchange
7 29 (35.37%) DNS
8 26 (31.71%) SharePoint
8 26 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (30.49%) Office 365
9 25 (30.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 24 (29.27%) SQL
11 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
12 22 (26.83%) Project Management
13 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
13 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (24.39%) Content Management
15 19 (23.17%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (21.95%) DHCP
16 18 (21.95%) ITIL
17 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (19.51%) Change Management
18 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
18 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
19 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2012
20 14 (17.07%) Skype for Business
20 14 (17.07%) Firewall
20 14 (17.07%) Service Management

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 29 (35.37%) MS Exchange
2 26 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (31.71%) SharePoint
3 25 (30.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (17.07%) Skype for Business
5 12 (14.63%) Office Communications Server
6 11 (13.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (13.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.22%) Confluence
10 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (12.20%) MS Project
3 9 (10.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.66%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.44%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (35.37%) DNS
2 18 (21.95%) DHCP
3 14 (17.07%) Firewall
4 12 (14.63%) Skype
5 3 (3.66%) Internet
6 2 (2.44%) Extranet
6 2 (2.44%) Intranet
6 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.44%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.44%) VoIP
6 2 (2.44%) VPN
7 1 (1.22%) ATM
7 1 (1.22%) GSM
7 1 (1.22%) IPv4
7 1 (1.22%) LAN
7 1 (1.22%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.22%) SDH
7 1 (1.22%) UMTS
7 1 (1.22%) VoLTE
7 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Advertising
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
2 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.17%) Project Manager
2 10 (12.20%) Analyst
2 10 (12.20%) Messaging Support
3 8 (9.76%) Consultant
3 8 (9.76%) Developer
3 8 (9.76%) Office 365 Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Messaging Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Change Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Support Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Applications Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Applications Project Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Build Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.66%) Office 365 Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Support
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) .NET
2 6 (7.32%) Web Services
3 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.88%) MDX
5 2 (2.44%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.63%) Economics
3 9 (10.98%) Blackberry
3 9 (10.98%) Visualisation
4 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.10%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.66%) Replication
7 3 (3.66%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.22%) CMDB
9 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.22%) PMI
9 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (51.22%) Windows
2 34 (41.46%) Windows Server
3 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.20%) Apple iOS
6 9 (10.98%) Android
7 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.44%) zOS
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.83%) Project Management
2 20 (24.39%) Content Management
3 18 (21.95%) ITIL
4 16 (19.51%) Change Management
5 14 (17.07%) Service Management
6 11 (13.41%) Load Balancing
7 10 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (12.20%) Incident Management
8 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (9.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (9.76%) PRINCE2
8 8 (9.76%) Programme Management
9 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Office Automation
9 6 (7.32%) Process Improvement
9 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.88%) Data Management
10 4 (4.88%) Migration
10 4 (4.88%) Release Management
10 4 (4.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.27%) SQL
2 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
3 8 (9.76%) C#
3 8 (9.76%) VB
4 5 (6.10%) VBA
5 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.66%) VBScript
7 2 (2.44%) JCL
7 2 (2.44%) REXX
7 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (53.66%) Security Cleared
2 38 (46.34%) SC Cleared
3 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (13.41%) MCSE
5 8 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (9.76%) Degree
6 7 (8.54%) MCITP
6 7 (8.54%) MCP
6 7 (8.54%) MCTS
7 6 (7.32%) PMP
8 2 (2.44%) CAPM
8 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (42.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.44%) Brightmail
5 2 (2.44%) vSphere
5 2 (2.44%) XenApp
5 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (3.66%) SCCM
1 3 (3.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.22%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.22%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 72 (87.80%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) HP
2 9 (10.98%) Trend Micro
3 8 (9.76%) VMware
4 5 (6.10%) ThinPrint
5 3 (3.66%) Altiris
5 3 (3.66%) AppSense
5 3 (3.66%) Citrix
5 3 (3.66%) Dell
5 3 (3.66%) Symantec
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco
6 2 (2.44%) Compaq
6 2 (2.44%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.44%) IBM
6 2 (2.44%) IronPort
6 2 (2.44%) Nintex
6 2 (2.44%) Siemens
7 1 (1.22%) Huawei
7 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.22%) Tellabs