The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 60 44 28
Rank change year-on-year -16 -16  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.81% 3.07% 4.80%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 64.52% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 10
Median daily rate £290 £354 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.02% -11.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £136 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £431 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £289 £275
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.79 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.88 £13.10
% change year-on-year -14.96% +21.20%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 50 31 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.36% 4.75% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 17
Median daily rate £335 £338 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.74% -16.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £153 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 7
Median hourly rate £10.50 £21.00 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +80.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £21.00 £9.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £21.00 £13.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing MS Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS 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 MS Office in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Newcastle upon Tyne

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 18 (48.65%) SharePoint
3 17 (45.95%) Windows
4 15 (40.54%) Office 365
5 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
5 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
6 12 (32.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
8 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (21.62%) DNS
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (21.62%) Skype for Business
8 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (21.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
9 7 (18.92%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (18.92%) Skype
9 7 (18.92%) Android
9 7 (18.92%) Visualisation
9 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
9 7 (18.92%) Trend Micro
9 7 (18.92%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
9 7 (18.92%) DHCP
9 7 (18.92%) MCSE
9 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
9 7 (18.92%) MS Project

MS Office
Top Related 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 18 (48.65%) SharePoint
2 12 (32.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
4 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (21.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (21.62%) Skype for Business
5 7 (18.92%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
1 7 (18.92%) MS Project
2 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) DHCP
2 7 (18.92%) Skype
3 6 (16.22%) Intranet
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) SMTP
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MS Access
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
1 5 (13.51%) Publishing
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Support Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) IT Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Messaging Support
4 7 (18.92%) Project Manager
5 6 (16.22%) Consultant
5 6 (16.22%) Messaging Consultant
5 6 (16.22%) Support Consultant
6 5 (13.51%) Administrator
6 5 (13.51%) Developer
6 5 (13.51%) IT Support
6 5 (13.51%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Project Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Project Support Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) SharePoint Administrator
6 5 (13.51%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (8.11%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) COM
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.92%) Android
3 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
1 7 (18.92%) Migration
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile Device Management
1 7 (18.92%) Service Management
1 7 (18.92%) Visualisation
2 6 (16.22%) Project Management
3 5 (13.51%) Information Management
3 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.51%) Workflow
4 2 (5.41%) Business Development
4 2 (5.41%) Content Management
4 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Document Management
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.70%) ITSM
5 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.70%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (18.92%) MCSE
4 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) ECDL
6 3 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (5.41%) Degree
8 1 (2.70%) MCSA
8 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.70%) PMP
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) PMO
2 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Trend Micro
3 5 (13.51%) Cadence
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) SAP