Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 93 44
Rank change year-on-year +45 -49 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 44 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.74% 2.47% 4.43%
As % of the Applications category 55.00% 36.89% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 46
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% -13.58%
10th Percentile £250 £200 £155
90th Percentile £538 £540 £488
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £275 £350
% change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.00 £11.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.15% -6.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £11.20 £8.88 £10.45
90th Percentile £105.00 £12.93 £14.95
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £10.80 £15.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% -28.00% +7.14%

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 80 122 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.61% 6.70% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 92 55
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £358 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -21.21%
10th Percentile £275 £213 £141
90th Percentile £527 £500 £483
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £325 £328
% change year-on-year +7.69% -0.76% -22.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 8
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -35.90% +35.42%
10th Percentile £9.45 £9.01 £13.15
90th Percentile £72.00 £23.06 £28.23
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% -43.59% +31.76%

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 20 February 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

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 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 22 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (45.45%) Project Management
4 16 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (34.09%) ITIL
6 14 (31.82%) Service Management
6 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (27.27%) MS Visio
7 12 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 10 (22.73%) Release Management
9 10 (22.73%) Service Design
9 10 (22.73%) ITIL V3
9 10 (22.73%) Transition Management
10 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
10 9 (20.45%) Windows
11 8 (18.18%) Change Management
11 8 (18.18%) Validation
11 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
12 7 (15.91%) Finance
12 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
12 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
13 6 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (13.64%) ISEB
13 6 (13.64%) IBM
13 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
13 6 (13.64%) ServiceNow
14 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (11.36%) Windows Server

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 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (2.27%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (27.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
1 1 (2.27%) NAS
1 1 (2.27%) SAN
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.27%) VPN
1 1 (2.27%) WAN
1 1 (2.27%) X.500
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) PVCS
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Service Manager
2 10 (22.73%) Service Transition Manager
2 10 (22.73%) Transition Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Implementation Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) IT Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Project Officer
5 3 (6.82%) Project Support Officer
5 3 (6.82%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Support Officer
6 2 (4.55%) IT Support
6 2 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) J2EE
1 1 (2.27%) LDAP
1 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) HPUX
5 2 (4.55%) Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Solaris
5 2 (4.55%) Unix
6 1 (2.27%) AIX
6 1 (2.27%) SUSE
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Project Management
2 15 (34.09%) ITIL
3 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Service Management
4 12 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
5 10 (22.73%) ITIL V3
5 10 (22.73%) Release Management
5 10 (22.73%) Service Design
5 10 (22.73%) Transition Management
6 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
7 8 (18.18%) Change Management
7 8 (18.18%) Validation
8 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
9 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
9 5 (11.36%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (11.36%) Migration
9 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
9 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.82%) Business Development
10 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C
1 1 (2.27%) Perl
1 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) ISEB
4 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) PMO
2 4 (9.09%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) SLA
3 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) KVM
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.27%) Samba
3 1 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
3 6 (13.64%) IBM
3 6 (13.64%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.82%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) Kaspersky
5 2 (4.55%) Sun
5 2 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe
6 1 (2.27%) Borland
6 1 (2.27%) Cadence
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Cognos
6 1 (2.27%) F5
6 1 (2.27%) Opsware
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) PlateSpin
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas