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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 28 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 9 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.02% 3.49% 14.16%
As % of the Applications category 40.38% 40.91% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 14
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£400 £250 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +75.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £226 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £490 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £220 £281
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.29 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.07% +3.70%
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
52 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.44% 8.53% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 21
Average daily rate £425 £250 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £220 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 19 £376 -31.67% 3
Gateshead - - - -
MS Office
North East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 48 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 32 (46.38%) MS Excel
3 29 (42.03%) Windows
4 26 (37.68%) Security Cleared
5 24 (34.78%) Service Management
5 24 (34.78%) Service Delivery
6 22 (31.88%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (31.88%) SC Cleared
7 20 (28.99%) Project Management
8 16 (23.19%) .NET
8 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET
9 15 (21.74%) SQL
9 15 (21.74%) PRINCE2
10 14 (20.29%) N-Tier
10 14 (20.29%) VBScript
10 14 (20.29%) C#
10 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
10 14 (20.29%) VB.NET
10 14 (20.29%) VBA
10 14 (20.29%) Data Management
10 14 (20.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (20.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (20.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (18.84%) MS PowerPoint
11 13 (18.84%) MS Visio
12 12 (17.39%) VB
12 12 (17.39%) Web Design
12 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (15.94%) Cisco
14 10 (14.49%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (11.59%) SAS
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (46.38%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.84%) MS Visio
2 13 (18.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (8.70%) MS Project
4 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) LAN
1 9 (13.04%) WAN
1 9 (13.04%) DNS
2 8 (11.59%) Telnet
2 8 (11.59%) Firewall
2 8 (11.59%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (11.59%) FTP
3 7 (10.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (10.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (10.14%) Network Security
3 7 (10.14%) SSL
4 6 (8.70%) SAN
5 5 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (7.25%) Junos
6 2 (2.90%) Intranet
7 1 (1.45%) Internet
7 1 (1.45%) MPLS
7 1 (1.45%) DSL
7 1 (1.45%) DHCP
7 1 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (11.59%) Base SAS
3 8 (11.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (10.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Military
2 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.59%) SAS Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.90%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Service Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Administrator
8 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (2.90%) IT Support
8 2 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (1.45%) SAS BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) .NET
1 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET
2 10 (14.49%) Web Services
2 10 (14.49%) MDX
3 8 (11.59%) ODBC
4 4 (5.80%) CSS
5 2 (2.90%) HTML5
5 2 (2.90%) REST
5 2 (2.90%) CSS3
5 2 (2.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) N-Tier
2 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.14%) Cryptography
3 7 (10.14%) Economics
4 6 (8.70%) Statistics
5 1 (1.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.03%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (11.59%) Solaris
3 8 (11.59%) UNIX
4 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Service Management
1 24 (34.78%) Service Delivery
2 22 (31.88%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (28.99%) Project Management
4 15 (21.74%) PRINCE2
5 14 (20.29%) Data Management
6 12 (17.39%) Web Design
7 10 (14.49%) ITIL
8 9 (13.04%) Incident Management
9 8 (11.59%) Programme Management
9 8 (11.59%) Network Management
9 8 (11.59%) ETL
9 8 (11.59%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (10.14%) Change Management
10 7 (10.14%) Network Design
10 7 (10.14%) Load Balancing
11 5 (7.25%) Time Management
12 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
13 2 (2.90%) BPR
13 2 (2.90%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
2 14 (20.29%) VBScript
2 14 (20.29%) C#
2 14 (20.29%) VB.NET
2 14 (20.29%) VBA
3 12 (17.39%) VB
4 8 (11.59%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.35%) C
6 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) Security Cleared
2 22 (31.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) SAS Certification
4 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.45%) PMP
5 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.45%) ISEB
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) QA
2 6 (8.70%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.45%) P3O
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 6 (8.70%) vSphere
1 6 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (7.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Cisco
3 8 (11.59%) CheckPoint
3 8 (11.59%) McAfee
3 8 (11.59%) Juniper
4 7 (10.14%) Informatica
4 7 (10.14%) F5
5 6 (8.70%) HP
5 6 (8.70%) EMC
5 6 (8.70%) 3PAR
5 6 (8.70%) TippingPoint
6 2 (2.90%) Lotus
7 1 (1.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.45%) Citrix
7 1 (1.45%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.45%) NEC
7 1 (1.45%) Crossbeam
7 1 (1.45%) Polycom
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £518.37 per day
Posted: 5 days ago