Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 68 72
Rank change year-on-year +20 +4 -38
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 50 34 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.92% 3.28% 3.20%
As % of the Applications category 53.76% 40.96% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 46
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £328 £290 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.93% -8.66% -15.05%
10th Percentile £140 £196 £153
90th Percentile £536 £583 £441
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £290 £315
% change year-on-year +12.07% -7.94% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £11.15 £10.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.28% -22.96%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £11.15 £10.01
% change year-on-year - +11.37% -23.02%

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 93 83 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.14% 8.00% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 69 72
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% -12.37%
10th Percentile £155 £200 £148
90th Percentile £538 £490 £413
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.00% -35.90% +50.00%
10th Percentile £13.20 £8.84 £10.00
90th Percentile £31.63 £22.23 £30.60
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £14.76
% change year-on-year +48.00% -15.30% +13.52%

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 May 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 24 May 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 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (42.00%) Project Management
4 17 (34.00%) Service Management
5 14 (28.00%) ITIL
5 14 (28.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
6 13 (26.00%) Windows
7 12 (24.00%) MS Visio
7 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (24.00%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Project
9 10 (20.00%) Release Management
9 10 (20.00%) Transition Management
9 10 (20.00%) ITIL V3
9 10 (20.00%) Service Design
10 9 (18.00%) Decision-Making
10 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (16.00%) Change Management
11 8 (16.00%) Validation
11 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
12 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
13 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
13 6 (12.00%) Statistics
13 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
13 6 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (12.00%) PVCS
13 6 (12.00%) XML

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 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) SAS
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (28.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (24.00%) MS Visio
4 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) G Suite
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) LAN
1 2 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (4.00%) WAN
1 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.00%) X.500
2 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) PVCS
General
1 4 (8.00%) Banking
1 4 (8.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 10 (20.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 10 (20.00%) Transition Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Implementation Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Category Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Commercial Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Project Officer
6 3 (6.00%) Project Support Officer
6 3 (6.00%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) SAS Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Support Officer
7 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Transition Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) CSS
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) HTML5
2 2 (4.00%) JSON
2 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Android
3 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.00%) HPUX
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (4.00%) Solaris
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Project Management
2 17 (34.00%) Service Management
3 14 (28.00%) ITIL
4 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.00%) Collaborative Working
5 10 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 10 (20.00%) Release Management
5 10 (20.00%) Service Design
5 10 (20.00%) Transition Management
6 9 (18.00%) Decision-Making
7 8 (16.00%) Change Management
7 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (16.00%) Validation
8 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
9 6 (12.00%) Statistics
10 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) C#
1 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.00%) Perl
1 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) ISEB
4 3 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PMO
1 2 (4.00%) QA
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (12.00%) IBM
3 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.00%) Apple
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe