Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 41 82
Rank change year-on-year -24 +41 -34
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 49 63 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.46% 5.09% 3.25%
As % of the Applications category 66.22% 55.75% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 48
North East median daily rate £350 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.27% -21.43%
10th Percentile £100 £157 £196
90th Percentile £400 £535 £477
England median daily rate £288 £288 £295
% change year-on-year -0.17% -2.37% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 15
North East median hourly rate £14.24 £17.50 £10.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.64% +62.04% -23.94%
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.65 £8.81
90th Percentile £17.37 £83.50 £12.75
England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.46 £14.45
% change year-on-year +3.73% +0.07% -0.34%

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 74 113 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.22% 9.13% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 68 111
North East median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £100 £217 £204
90th Percentile £400 £516 £506
England median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year +6.46% +0.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 20
North East median hourly rate £13.89 £14.50 £11.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.24% +30.57% -30.29%
10th Percentile £11.76 £10.10 £8.88
90th Percentile £16.89 £53.50 £15.51
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +1.46%

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 20 February 2019.

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
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 20 February 2019. 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 -11 40 £363 +3.57% 13
Durham -16 8 £210 -24.32% 4
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 North East region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 20 (40.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 19 (38.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (30.61%) TPMS
5 15 (30.61%) VME
6 14 (28.57%) Windows
7 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
8 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
9 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
10 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
10 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
10 8 (16.33%) CMDB
10 8 (16.33%) Office 365
11 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
12 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (10.20%) Service Management
12 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
13 4 (8.16%) ITIL
13 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
13 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
14 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
14 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
14 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
14 3 (6.12%) Workflow Development
14 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (6.12%) Nintex
14 3 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
14 3 (6.12%) .NET

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 21 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 15 (30.61%) TPMS
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Confluence
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (38.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.04%) VLAN
2 1 (2.04%) WebEx
2 1 (2.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.04%) Banking
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.04%) Military
1 1 (2.04%) Retail
1 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Analyst
2 16 (32.65%) Support Analyst
3 14 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 14 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Configuration Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) IT Support
7 3 (6.12%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.08%) Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Field Service Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
1 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
1 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) LAMP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) CMDB
1 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) VME
2 14 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.04%) Android
6 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.04%) Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (10.20%) Service Management
3 4 (8.16%) ITIL
4 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
4 3 (6.12%) Project Management
4 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.12%) Workflow
4 3 (6.12%) Workflow Development
5 2 (4.08%) Content Management
5 2 (4.08%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.04%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.04%) Document Management
6 1 (2.04%) Migration
6 1 (2.04%) Time Management
6 1 (2.04%) Use Case
6 1 (2.04%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) C#
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) PMO
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco
2 3 (6.12%) Nintex
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.04%) Bomgar
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) WorldPay