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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 29 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.77% 5.72% 3.87%
As % of the Applications category 43.28% 46.55% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 1
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£250 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -10.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +9.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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
67 58 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.02% 12.29% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 10
Average daily rate £250 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £147 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -7 26 £250 -13.79% 7
Sunderland -1 3 - -
MS Office
North East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 23 (48.94%) MS Excel
3 18 (38.30%) Service Management
4 16 (34.04%) Change Management
4 16 (34.04%) Finance
5 13 (27.66%) Project Management
6 12 (25.53%) Windows
6 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (23.40%) ITIL
8 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
9 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
9 8 (17.02%) Programme Management
9 8 (17.02%) Economics
9 8 (17.02%) LAN
9 8 (17.02%) WAN
10 7 (14.89%) HP
10 7 (14.89%) McAfee
10 7 (14.89%) Juniper
10 7 (14.89%) Cisco
10 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
10 7 (14.89%) Firewall
10 7 (14.89%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (14.89%) F5
11 6 (12.77%) Junos
11 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (12.77%) TippingPoint
11 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
11 6 (12.77%) vSphere
11 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
11 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (48.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) LAN
1 8 (17.02%) WAN
2 7 (14.89%) Firewall
2 7 (14.89%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (12.77%) Junos
3 6 (12.77%) SAN
4 5 (10.64%) VPN
4 5 (10.64%) Network Security
5 3 (6.38%) SSL
5 3 (6.38%) DNS
5 3 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.13%) Internet
7 1 (2.13%) VoIP
7 1 (2.13%) NAS
7 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Spanish Language
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) Project Manager
3 8 (17.02%) Change Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.13%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.13%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.13%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.13%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Application Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.02%) Economics
3 5 (10.64%) Cryptography
4 4 (8.51%) NHS
5 2 (4.26%) Informatics
6 1 (2.13%) EPoS
6 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.13%) VME
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Service Management
2 16 (34.04%) Change Management
3 13 (27.66%) Project Management
4 11 (23.40%) ITIL
5 8 (17.02%) Programme Management
6 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
7 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.64%) ITIL V3
8 4 (8.51%) Network Management
8 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (8.51%) Migration
8 4 (8.51%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.38%) Product Management
9 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
9 3 (6.38%) Time Management
9 3 (6.38%) Workflow
9 3 (6.38%) Network Design
9 3 (6.38%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) COBOL
2 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) JSP 440
2 4 (8.51%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) vSphere
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) HP
2 7 (14.89%) McAfee
2 7 (14.89%) Juniper
2 7 (14.89%) Cisco
2 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
2 7 (14.89%) F5
3 6 (12.77%) TippingPoint
4 5 (10.64%) EMC
4 5 (10.64%) 3PAR
5 4 (8.51%) Crossbeam
5 4 (8.51%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.38%) Cerner
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle
6 3 (6.38%) SAP
6 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.13%) Micro Focus
7 1 (2.13%) Apple
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