Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 57 90
Rank change year-on-year +11 +33 -52
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 42 30 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.95% 3.46% 3.01%
As % of the Applications category 63.64% 48.39% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 54
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £338 £356 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +14.92% -11.43%
10th Percentile £140 £229 £185
90th Percentile £398 £458 £481
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £338 £350 £310
% change year-on-year -3.57% +12.90% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 13
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £12.15 £10.30 £10.06
90th Percentile £14.00 £47.63 £28.80
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% -16.67%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 66 62 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.77% 7.14% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 101
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.90% -12.37%
10th Percentile £173 £243 £200
90th Percentile £645 £476 £475
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £344 £344 £310
% change year-on-year - +10.89% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 22
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.25 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.92% -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.23 £9.25 £10.37
90th Percentile £14.62 £47.60 £28.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.25 £12.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.92% -15.00% +5.26%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Office in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 15 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 14 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 12 (28.57%) Service Management
5 12 (28.57%) TPMS
5 12 (28.57%) VME
6 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
7 9 (21.43%) MS Visio
7 9 (21.43%) ITIL
8 8 (19.05%) LAN
8 8 (19.05%) Cisco
9 7 (16.67%) WAN
9 7 (16.67%) McAfee
9 7 (16.67%) HP
9 7 (16.67%) Juniper
9 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
9 7 (16.67%) Firewall
9 7 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
9 7 (16.67%) F5
9 7 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (16.67%) Escalation Management
9 7 (16.67%) Decision-Making
10 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 6 (14.29%) Network Security
10 6 (14.29%) Cryptography

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 14 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 12 (28.57%) TPMS
3 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (21.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (7.14%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) LAN
2 7 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) WAN
3 6 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.38%) Skype
4 1 (2.38%) WebEx
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Support Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Applications Support
3 11 (26.19%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Network Support
4 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Category Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Commercial Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) CMDB
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) VME
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Service Management
2 9 (21.43%) ITIL
3 7 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 7 (16.67%) Escalation Management
3 7 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (11.90%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.52%) Network Management
6 4 (9.52%) Proactive Management
6 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.52%) Time Management
7 3 (7.14%) Change Management
7 3 (7.14%) Contract Management
7 3 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) JSP 440
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco
3 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (16.67%) F5
3 7 (16.67%) HP
3 7 (16.67%) Juniper
3 7 (16.67%) McAfee
4 4 (9.52%) Remedy
5 1 (2.38%) Avaya
5 1 (2.38%) Bomgar
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) Nintex
5 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow