Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 96 40
Rank change year-on-year +39 -56 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 29 60 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.33% 2.73% 4.94%
As % of the Applications category 48.33% 44.78% 65.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 45 48
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £365 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.73% -21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £278 £172 £185
90th Percentile £482 £548 £488
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £363 £275 £350
% change year-on-year +31.82% -21.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 4
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% -10.53% +29.55%
10th Percentile £10.35 £10.03 £12.75
90th Percentile £71.73 £28.00 £15.35
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% -16.67% +25.00%

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 60 134 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.89% 6.11% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 84 55
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £364 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.34% -11.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £200 £207
90th Percentile £488 £514 £488
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year +12.90% -11.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 11
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -15.49%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £63.76 £28.00 £28.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -13.04%

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 24 November 2017.

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

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
4 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
5 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
6 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
6 9 (31.03%) VMware
7 8 (27.59%) SUSE
7 8 (27.59%) Clustering
7 8 (27.59%) NAS
7 8 (27.59%) Opsware
7 8 (27.59%) PlateSpin
7 8 (27.59%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (27.59%) Cognos
7 8 (27.59%) MQSeries
7 8 (27.59%) LDAP
7 8 (27.59%) Unix
7 8 (27.59%) AIX
7 8 (27.59%) HPUX
7 8 (27.59%) Solaris
7 8 (27.59%) Linux
7 8 (27.59%) Oracle
7 8 (27.59%) Sun
7 8 (27.59%) SAN
7 8 (27.59%) Veritas
7 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
7 8 (27.59%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (27.59%) OpenView

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 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
2 8 (27.59%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (27.59%) MQSeries
2 8 (27.59%) OpenStack
3 7 (24.14%) Apache
3 7 (24.14%) iPlanet
3 7 (24.14%) JBoss
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
3 7 (24.14%) WebLogic
3 7 (24.14%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (6.90%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) LDAP
1 8 (27.59%) NAS
1 8 (27.59%) SAN
2 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 4 (13.79%) FCoE
3 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
3 4 (13.79%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) AIX Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) IT Support
3 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Project Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Solaris Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Rollout Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) XP Rollout Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Pensions Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) PMO Lead
4 1 (3.45%) Senior PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Clustering
2 5 (17.24%) Grid Computing
3 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) AIX
2 8 (27.59%) HPUX
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Solaris
2 8 (27.59%) SUSE
2 8 (27.59%) Unix
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) High Availability
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
1 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.79%) Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Requirements Management
4 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Document Management
5 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
1 4 (13.79%) C-shell
1 4 (13.79%) Korn
1 4 (13.79%) Perl
1 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) PMO
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (27.59%) KVM
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (27.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (13.79%) Samba
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) OpenView
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Cognos
3 8 (27.59%) HP
3 8 (27.59%) Opsware
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle
3 8 (27.59%) PlateSpin
3 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
3 8 (27.59%) Sun
3 8 (27.59%) Veritas
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco
4 7 (24.14%) F5
5 3 (10.34%) Borland
6 2 (6.90%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.45%) Apple
7 1 (3.45%) Cadence
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix