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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 59 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 33 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.37% 5.79% 5.79%
As % of the Applications category 38.37% 51.52% 50.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 19
Median daily rate £310 £337 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £190 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £451 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £10.02 £12.50 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.88% +21.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+16.10% -4.64%
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
86 66 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.79% 11.24% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 37
Median daily rate £310 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £11.81 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.18% +12.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -38 32 £310 -8.00% 3
MS Office
North East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 42 (79.25%) Microsoft
2 26 (49.06%) MS Excel
3 20 (37.74%) Windows
4 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
5 16 (30.19%) Project Management
6 15 (28.30%) Finance
7 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
9 10 (18.87%) Service Management
9 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
9 10 (18.87%) C#
9 10 (18.87%) SQL
9 10 (18.87%) VB
9 10 (18.87%) .NET
9 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
9 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
10 9 (16.98%) ITIL
10 9 (16.98%) MS Visio
10 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (16.98%) Change Management
11 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
11 8 (15.09%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
13 6 (11.32%) Web Services
13 6 (11.32%) HP
13 6 (11.32%) DHCP
13 6 (11.32%) DNS
13 6 (11.32%) PMI Certification
13 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003

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 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.77%) Documentum
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (49.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.98%) MS Visio
3 8 (15.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (9.43%) MS Project
5 3 (5.66%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) DHCP
1 6 (11.32%) DNS
2 4 (7.55%) VoIP
2 4 (7.55%) VPN
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
3 3 (5.66%) Internet
3 3 (5.66%) LAN
3 3 (5.66%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.77%) VLAN
4 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.89%) BGP
5 1 (1.89%) IPv4
5 1 (1.89%) LTE
5 1 (1.89%) MegaStream
5 1 (1.89%) MPLS
5 1 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.89%) Skype
5 1 (1.89%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) PVCS
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Advertising
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Project Manager
2 11 (20.75%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Applications Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Change Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.66%) ASP Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Messaging Support
6 3 (5.66%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL Developer
6 3 (5.66%) VB Developer
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Documentum Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.32%) Web Services
4 4 (7.55%) Classic ASP
4 4 (7.55%) MDX
5 2 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Economics
2 5 (9.43%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) CMDB
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.89%) PMI
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.77%) zOS
6 1 (1.89%) Android
6 1 (1.89%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.89%) Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Project Management
2 10 (18.87%) Service Management
3 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (16.98%) Change Management
3 9 (16.98%) ITIL
4 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) PRINCE
5 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
6 4 (7.55%) Data Management
6 4 (7.55%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.55%) Release Management
6 4 (7.55%) SDLC
6 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Web Design
6 4 (7.55%) Web Development
7 3 (5.66%) Escalation Management
7 3 (5.66%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) C#
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
1 10 (18.87%) VB
2 5 (9.43%) VBA
3 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.66%) VBScript
5 2 (3.77%) JCL
5 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.77%) REXX
6 1 (1.89%) C
6 1 (1.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) PMI Certification
4 5 (9.43%) PMP
5 4 (7.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (5.66%) MCSE
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.77%) Degree
8 1 (1.89%) CAPM
8 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) ISEB
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.77%) Brightmail
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
3 2 (3.77%) XenApp
3 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.77%) XenServer
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.89%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.89%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 42 (79.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) HP
3 5 (9.43%) Cisco
3 5 (9.43%) Symantec
3 5 (9.43%) ThinPrint
3 5 (9.43%) VMware
4 4 (7.55%) Dell
5 3 (5.66%) Apple
5 3 (5.66%) AppSense
5 3 (5.66%) Citrix
6 2 (3.77%) Aruba
6 2 (3.77%) Avaya
6 2 (3.77%) Compaq
6 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 2 (3.77%) IronPort
6 2 (3.77%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) CA
7 1 (1.89%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.89%) Nokia
7 1 (1.89%) Sun