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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 28 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.60% 4.35% 4.52%
As % of the Applications category 57.14% 39.13% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £251 £263
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.13 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.12% +34.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £13.03 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.23 £12.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.98 £14.36 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.68% +2.57%
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
49 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.56% 11.11% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 10
Average daily rate £375 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +18.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.50 £17.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 -3 25 £355 -2.06% 7
Gateshead 0 2 - -
MS Office
North East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 38 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 28 (51.85%) Windows
3 25 (46.30%) MS Excel
4 14 (25.93%) Windows XP
4 14 (25.93%) Service Management
4 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 12 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 12 (22.22%) VBA
6 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
6 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
7 10 (18.52%) .NET
7 10 (18.52%) LAN
7 10 (18.52%) WAN
7 10 (18.52%) Project Management
8 9 (16.67%) Change Management
9 8 (14.81%) HP
9 8 (14.81%) Cisco
9 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
10 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.96%) Web Services
10 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
10 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
11 6 (11.11%) Network Management
11 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
11 6 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (11.11%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (46.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.56%) MS Project
4 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.85%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) WAN
1 10 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (9.26%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (9.26%) DNS
3 4 (7.41%) Network Security
4 3 (5.56%) Junos
4 3 (5.56%) SSL
4 3 (5.56%) SAN
4 3 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (3.70%) Intranet
5 2 (3.70%) MPLS
5 2 (3.70%) DSL
5 2 (3.70%) DHCP
5 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.85%) VoIP
6 1 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.56%) Field Service Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Field Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) IT Support
7 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) .NET
2 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
2 7 (12.96%) Web Services
3 4 (7.41%) MDX
4 2 (3.70%) HTML5
4 2 (3.70%) CSS
4 2 (3.70%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) CSS3
5 1 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.41%) Cryptography
2 4 (7.41%) Economics
3 2 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Windows XP
2 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Service Management
2 12 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 10 (18.52%) Project Management
4 9 (16.67%) Change Management
5 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 6 (11.11%) Data Management
7 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 6 (11.11%) Network Management
7 6 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (9.26%) Web Design
9 4 (7.41%) Migration
10 3 (5.56%) Network Design
10 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.56%) ITIL
10 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
11 2 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
11 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
11 2 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) VBA
2 6 (11.11%) C#
2 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) VBScript
2 6 (11.11%) VB
2 6 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 4 (7.41%) Java
4 3 (5.56%) C
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
1 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) ISEB
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PMP
4 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.85%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.56%) vSphere
2 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) HP
2 8 (14.81%) Cisco
3 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
3 5 (9.26%) McAfee
3 5 (9.26%) Juniper
3 5 (9.26%) F5
4 3 (5.56%) 3PAR
4 3 (5.56%) TippingPoint
4 3 (5.56%) Dell
4 3 (5.56%) EMC
4 3 (5.56%) Toshiba
5 2 (3.70%) Lotus
5 2 (3.70%) VMware
5 2 (3.70%) Crossbeam
5 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.85%) Polycom
6 1 (1.85%) NEC
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
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