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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 75 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 34 48 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.83% 5.59% 6.67%
As % of the Applications category 27.64% 57.14% 51.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 25
Median daily rate £225 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £125 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Median hourly rate £10.80 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £13.95 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £15.60 £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.39% -
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
123 84 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.25% 9.79% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 43 39
Median daily rate £330 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £95 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 17
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £15.00 £20.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.10%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -44 31 £223 -36.42% 2
Sunderland 0 2 £225 -
MS Office
North East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 72 (80.90%) Microsoft
2 45 (50.56%) Windows
2 45 (50.56%) Security Cleared
3 38 (42.70%) Active Directory
4 36 (40.45%) SC Cleared
5 34 (38.20%) Windows Server
6 29 (32.58%) SharePoint
6 29 (32.58%) DNS
7 28 (31.46%) MS Exchange
7 28 (31.46%) ITIL
8 27 (30.34%) Office 365
9 25 (28.09%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (28.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 23 (25.84%) SQL
11 22 (24.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
12 20 (22.47%) Project Management
12 20 (22.47%) Content Management
13 19 (21.35%) Change Management
13 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
14 18 (20.22%) DHCP
14 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (19.10%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
17 15 (16.85%) Service Management
18 14 (15.73%) Firewall
18 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (15.73%) Skype for Business
19 13 (14.61%) SQL Server 2012

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 (32.58%) SharePoint
2 28 (31.46%) MS Exchange
3 25 (28.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (28.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (15.73%) Skype for Business
5 12 (13.48%) Office Communications Server
6 11 (12.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (12.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (4.49%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (11.24%) MS Project
3 9 (10.11%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.37%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.25%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 27 (30.34%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.58%) DNS
2 18 (20.22%) DHCP
3 14 (15.73%) Firewall
4 13 (14.61%) Skype
5 4 (4.49%) Internet
6 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.25%) Extranet
7 2 (2.25%) Intranet
7 2 (2.25%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.25%) VoIP
8 1 (1.12%) ATM
8 1 (1.12%) BGP
8 1 (1.12%) GSM
8 1 (1.12%) IPv4
8 1 (1.12%) LTE
8 1 (1.12%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (1.12%) SDH
8 1 (1.12%) UMTS
8 1 (1.12%) VoLTE
8 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (14.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) JIRA
1 1 (1.12%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Billing
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (17.98%) Analyst
2 15 (16.85%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.24%) Messaging Support
4 9 (10.11%) Office 365 Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Consultant
6 7 (7.87%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.74%) Coordinator
7 6 (6.74%) Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Messaging Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Change Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Support Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Build Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Office 365 Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) PMO Coordinator
10 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) .NET
1 6 (6.74%) Web Services
2 4 (4.49%) MDX
3 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.11%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.11%) Visualisation
3 8 (8.99%) Economics
4 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.62%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.37%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (3.37%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.37%) Replication
6 3 (3.37%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.12%) Clustering
8 1 (1.12%) CMDB
8 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.12%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.12%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.12%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 45 (50.56%) Windows
2 34 (38.20%) Windows Server
3 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.11%) Android
5 9 (10.11%) Apple iOS
5 9 (10.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.99%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.74%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.37%) zOS
9 1 (1.12%) AIX
9 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) ITIL
2 20 (22.47%) Content Management
2 20 (22.47%) Project Management
3 19 (21.35%) Change Management
4 15 (16.85%) Service Management
5 13 (14.61%) Migration
6 12 (13.48%) Programme Management
7 11 (12.36%) Load Balancing
8 10 (11.24%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (11.24%) Incident Management
9 8 (8.99%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Office Automation
10 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (4.49%) Data Management
12 4 (4.49%) Process Improvement
12 4 (4.49%) Project Governance
12 4 (4.49%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) SQL
2 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.74%) C#
3 6 (6.74%) VB
4 5 (5.62%) VBA
5 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.37%) JCL
6 3 (3.37%) REXX
6 3 (3.37%) VBScript
7 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (50.56%) Security Cleared
2 36 (40.45%) SC Cleared
3 22 (24.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (13.48%) MCSE
5 8 (8.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (8.99%) Degree
5 8 (8.99%) MCITP
5 8 (8.99%) MCTS
6 7 (7.87%) MCP
7 2 (2.25%) CAPM
7 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.25%) PMP
8 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (5.62%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (42.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.36%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.25%) Brightmail
5 2 (2.25%) vSphere
5 2 (2.25%) XenApp
5 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (3.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.12%) Netcool
3 1 (1.12%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (80.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) HP
2 9 (10.11%) Trend Micro
3 8 (8.99%) VMware
4 6 (6.74%) Cadence
5 5 (5.62%) ThinPrint
6 3 (3.37%) Altiris
6 3 (3.37%) AppSense
6 3 (3.37%) Citrix
6 3 (3.37%) IBM
7 2 (2.25%) Compaq
7 2 (2.25%) Dell
7 2 (2.25%) Fujitsu
7 2 (2.25%) IronPort
7 2 (2.25%) Nintex
7 2 (2.25%) Siemens
7 2 (2.25%) Symantec
8 1 (1.12%) BT
8 1 (1.12%) Cisco
8 1 (1.12%) Huawei