Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 19 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
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 92 45
Rank change year-on-year +34 -47 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 42 79 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.45% 2.90% 4.33%
As % of the Applications category 49.41% 42.93% 57.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 53 54
North East median daily rate £350 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% -0.44%
10th Percentile £199 £167 £215
90th Percentile £450 £488 £488
England median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 8
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £12.45 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.49% -14.76% +12.31%
10th Percentile £10.30 £9.59 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.63 £28.00 £15.85
England median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% -

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 the North East with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 85 184 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.99% 6.76% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 105 77
North East median daily rate £328 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.65% -4.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £192 £200 £194
90th Percentile £476 £505 £475
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 17
North East median hourly rate £12.75 £13.35 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% -5.99% -18.86%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.00 £9.80
90th Percentile £47.60 £28.00 £18.29
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -6.06% +4.76% +5.00%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the North East

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in the North East

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in the North East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in the North East

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in the North East

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in the North East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in the North East

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +23 33 £350 +27.27% 3
Durham +2 7 - -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North East region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 21 (50.00%) Windows
3 17 (40.48%) SC Cleared
3 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
4 13 (30.95%) SharePoint
4 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (28.57%) Project Management
6 11 (26.19%) PMO
7 10 (23.81%) Office 365
7 10 (23.81%) ITIL
8 9 (21.43%) Oracle
8 9 (21.43%) MS Visio
8 9 (21.43%) VMware
8 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
9 8 (19.05%) NAS
9 8 (19.05%) Opsware
9 8 (19.05%) OpenStack
9 8 (19.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 8 (19.05%) F5
9 8 (19.05%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (19.05%) PlateSpin
9 8 (19.05%) KVM
9 8 (19.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (19.05%) SUSE
9 8 (19.05%) Firewall
9 8 (19.05%) Clustering
9 8 (19.05%) Sun
9 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
9 8 (19.05%) OpenView

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 13 (30.95%) SharePoint
2 8 (19.05%) Apache
2 8 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (19.05%) MQSeries
2 8 (19.05%) OpenStack
3 7 (16.67%) iPlanet
3 7 (16.67%) JBoss
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 7 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 7 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (4.76%) Teamcenter
3 1 (2.38%) Maximo
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.38%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Firewall
1 8 (19.05%) LDAP
1 8 (19.05%) NAS
1 8 (19.05%) SAN
2 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.90%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) WAN
4 4 (9.52%) FCoE
4 4 (9.52%) iSCSI
5 3 (7.14%) Skype
6 2 (4.76%) Intranet
6 2 (4.76%) VLAN
7 1 (2.38%) DHCP
7 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.38%) LAN
7 1 (2.38%) Network Security
7 1 (2.38%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) MS Access
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.38%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.90%) AIX Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 3 (7.14%) Developer
4 3 (7.14%) IT Support
4 3 (7.14%) PMO Coordinator
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Floorwalker
5 2 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (4.76%) IT Floorwalker
5 2 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Project Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Solaris Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) VB Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Rollout Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) XP Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) J2EE
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (4.76%) Middleware
3 2 (4.76%) MSMQ
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) HTML5
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Grid Computing
3 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Social Network
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) AIX
2 8 (19.05%) HPUX
2 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Solaris
2 8 (19.05%) SUSE
2 8 (19.05%) Unix
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Project Management
2 10 (23.81%) ITIL
3 7 (16.67%) High Availability
3 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.90%) Document Management
5 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
6 4 (9.52%) Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.14%) Change Control
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.14%) Requirements Management
7 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.76%) Content Management
8 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.76%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
1 4 (9.52%) C-shell
1 4 (9.52%) Korn
1 4 (9.52%) Perl
1 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) C
3 2 (4.76%) C++
3 2 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) SC Cleared
1 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) PMO
2 3 (7.14%) QA
3 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) KVM
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (19.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Samba
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) OpenView
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) Cognos
3 8 (19.05%) F5
3 8 (19.05%) HP
3 8 (19.05%) Opsware
3 8 (19.05%) PlateSpin
3 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 8 (19.05%) Sun
3 8 (19.05%) Veritas
4 7 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) Borland
6 2 (4.76%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.38%) Apple
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) Crossbeam
7 1 (2.38%) TippingPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Zoho