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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 75 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 28 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.47% 5.39% 6.58%
As % of the Applications category 23.14% 54.17% 42.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 31
Median daily rate £338 £360 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £322 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £490 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
121 72 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.69% 9.96% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 39 65
Median daily rate £355 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £268 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 10
Median hourly rate £12.94 £15.86 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -11.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.96 £10.00 £14.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.57 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -

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 8 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 -45 22 £338 -4.92% 3
Sunderland -2 2 £650 -
Gateshead - 1 £213 -
North Tyneside - 1 - -
MS Office
North East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
2 31 (43.66%) SharePoint
3 27 (38.03%) Windows
3 27 (38.03%) Security Cleared
4 24 (33.80%) ITIL
5 21 (29.58%) Office 365
6 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
6 19 (26.76%) Project Management
7 17 (23.94%) Migration
7 17 (23.94%) SC Cleared
8 16 (22.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (19.72%) Service Management
10 14 (19.72%) Windows Server
11 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (18.31%) DNS
11 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
11 13 (18.31%) Content Management
12 12 (16.90%) Finance
13 11 (15.49%) MS PowerPoint
13 11 (15.49%) MS Project
13 11 (15.49%) MS Visio
13 11 (15.49%) Skype
13 11 (15.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (14.08%) Hyper-V
14 10 (14.08%) Office Communications Server
14 10 (14.08%) Skype for Business
14 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills

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 31 (43.66%) SharePoint
2 16 (22.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
4 11 (15.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (14.08%) Office Communications Server
5 10 (14.08%) Skype for Business
6 4 (5.63%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS PowerPoint
1 11 (15.49%) MS Project
1 11 (15.49%) MS Visio
2 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.82%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 21 (29.58%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) DNS
2 11 (15.49%) Skype
3 9 (12.68%) DHCP
4 7 (9.86%) Intranet
5 4 (5.63%) Firewall
6 2 (2.82%) Extranet
6 2 (2.82%) Internet
7 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
1 1 (1.41%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Publishing
3 3 (4.23%) Billing
3 3 (4.23%) Local Government
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Analyst
1 15 (21.13%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.27%) Messaging Support
2 8 (11.27%) Support Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (8.45%) Administrator
4 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) Coordinator
5 5 (7.04%) Developer
5 5 (7.04%) SharePoint Administrator
5 5 (7.04%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Support Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Applications Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Applications Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Office 365 Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Report Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Blackberry
3 8 (11.27%) Visualisation
4 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
6 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.82%) Economics
8 1 (1.41%) Clustering
8 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.41%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.41%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.03%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.68%) Android
4 9 (12.68%) Apple iOS
4 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.27%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.86%) Windows 8
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.41%) AIX
10 1 (1.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) ITIL
2 19 (26.76%) Project Management
3 17 (23.94%) Migration
4 14 (19.72%) Service Management
5 13 (18.31%) Content Management
6 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2
6 10 (14.08%) Programme Management
7 9 (12.68%) Change Management
8 8 (11.27%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (11.27%) Incident Management
8 8 (11.27%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (7.04%) Information Management
10 4 (5.63%) Project Governance
10 4 (5.63%) Workflow
11 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.23%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (4.23%) Data Protection
11 3 (4.23%) Process Improvement
11 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.23%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) JCL
3 1 (1.41%) REXX
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.94%) SC Cleared
3 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (12.68%) MCSE
5 8 (11.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (9.86%) Degree
7 4 (5.63%) MCITP
7 4 (5.63%) MCTS
8 3 (4.23%) MCP
9 2 (2.82%) ECDL
9 2 (2.82%) MCSA
9 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.82%) PMP
10 1 (1.41%) CAPM
10 1 (1.41%) DCSE
10 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (5.63%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.41%) Netcool
Vendors
1 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) Cadence
2 9 (12.68%) Trend Micro
3 3 (4.23%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) Fujitsu
4 2 (2.82%) HP
4 2 (2.82%) Nintex
4 2 (2.82%) Siemens
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix
5 1 (1.41%) Dell
5 1 (1.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.41%) Veritas
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