Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 25 April 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 47 74
Rank change year-on-year -9 +27 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 36 50 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.51% 4.98% 3.17%
As % of the Applications category 59.02% 53.76% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 28
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £363 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +13.82% -8.89%
10th Percentile £100 £128 £199
90th Percentile £400 £538 £591
North East median daily rate £350 £335 £290
% change year-on-year +4.48% +15.52% -13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.64 £125.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -89.09% +900.00% -
10th Percentile £12.33 £122.50 £8.84
90th Percentile £16.92 £127.50 £13.48
North East median hourly rate £14.56 £17.50 £12.39
% change year-on-year -16.81% +41.24% +7.74%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 61 93 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.95% 9.26% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 63 81
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.94% +6.35%
10th Percentile £100 £160 £225
90th Percentile £405 £538 £555
North East median daily rate £350 £371 £325
% change year-on-year -5.72% +14.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.21 £24.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.59% +98.00% -35.90%
10th Percentile £12.49 £13.20 £8.85
90th Percentile £16.85 £99.75 £20.31
North East median hourly rate £14.77 £17.50 £12.45
% change year-on-year -15.60% +40.62% -36.18%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 25 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 33 £375 +7.14% 2
Sunderland - 1 - -
Tyneside - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
North East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (47.22%) SharePoint
5 15 (41.67%) TPMS
5 15 (41.67%) VME
6 12 (33.33%) Windows
6 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
8 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (22.22%) Office 365
10 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 5 (13.89%) Service Management
11 5 (13.89%) CMDB
11 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
11 5 (13.89%) ITIL
11 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
11 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
12 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
12 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
13 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
13 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
14 2 (5.56%) ITSM
14 2 (5.56%) Migration
14 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
14 2 (5.56%) SQL

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 17 (47.22%) SharePoint
2 15 (41.67%) TPMS
3 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (5.56%) WebEx
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Analyst
2 17 (47.22%) Support Analyst
3 14 (38.89%) Applications Support
3 14 (38.89%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.56%) Deskside Support
7 2 (5.56%) Field Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support
7 2 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Deskside Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Deskside Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Environment Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.89%) CMDB
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) VME
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.56%) Android
5 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.78%) Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL
1 5 (13.89%) Service Management
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
2 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 2 (5.56%) ITSM
3 2 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.78%) Workflow
4 1 (2.78%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.78%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Bomgar
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Nintex
3 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.78%) VMware