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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 54 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 16 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.24% 3.82% 5.57%
As % of the Applications category 36.36% 32.61% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 5
Average daily rate £360 £420 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £345 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
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
44 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.15% 11.70% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 13
Average daily rate £325 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £342 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.16% -5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £14.40 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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 11 February 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
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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -29 14 £360 -10.00% 5
Sunderland +4 2 - -
MS Office
North East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 41 (56.94%) Microsoft
2 30 (41.67%) Windows
2 30 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 22 (30.56%) Service Management
4 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
5 20 (27.78%) SQL
6 17 (23.61%) Service Delivery
7 16 (22.22%) XML
8 15 (20.83%) SC Cleared
9 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (19.44%) Windows Server
10 13 (18.06%) Statistics
10 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
10 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
10 13 (18.06%) Project Management
11 12 (16.67%) .NET
11 12 (16.67%) Finance
11 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (13.89%) N-Tier
13 10 (13.89%) ITIL
13 10 (13.89%) VBA
13 10 (13.89%) Migration
13 10 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Office Automation
14 9 (12.50%) Data Management
14 9 (12.50%) Unix
14 9 (12.50%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.11%) SAS
3 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.94%) Documentum
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) LAN
1 3 (4.17%) WAN
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.78%) DNS
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) VLAN
2 2 (2.78%) VoIP
2 2 (2.78%) VPN
2 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.39%) DHCP
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) PVCS
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Legal
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Analyst
2 15 (20.83%) Developer
3 11 (15.28%) Project Manager
4 9 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Operations Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Documentum Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.56%) SQL BI Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.17%) Documentum Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Service Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) XML
2 12 (16.67%) .NET
3 5 (6.94%) CSS
3 5 (6.94%) HTML
3 5 (6.94%) HTML5
3 5 (6.94%) MDX
3 5 (6.94%) Web Services
4 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.78%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.06%) Statistics
3 10 (13.89%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.67%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 9 (12.50%) Linux
3 9 (12.50%) Unix
4 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.39%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Service Management
2 17 (23.61%) Service Delivery
3 13 (18.06%) Project Management
4 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (13.89%) ITIL
5 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 10 (13.89%) Migration
6 9 (12.50%) Data Management
7 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.72%) Web Design
8 6 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 6 (8.33%) Supplier Management
9 5 (6.94%) Business Development
10 4 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
11 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.17%) Process Improvement
12 2 (2.78%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) SQL
2 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.89%) VBA
4 9 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 9 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 9 (12.50%) VBScript
5 8 (11.11%) VB
6 7 (9.72%) C#
7 6 (8.33%) C
8 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (56.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle
3 8 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (4.17%) Apple
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco
5 2 (2.78%) Aruba
5 2 (2.78%) Avaya
5 2 (2.78%) Juniper
5 2 (2.78%) Symantec
5 2 (2.78%) VMware
6 1 (1.39%) Citrix
6 1 (1.39%) Dell
6 1 (1.39%) Remedy
6 1 (1.39%) Sun
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago