Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 67 74
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 -38
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 49 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.74% 3.55% 3.14%
As % of the Applications category 53.85% 45.05% 55.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 44
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £340 £290 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -7.20% -21.88%
10th Percentile £129 £196 £151
90th Percentile £537 £590 £443
North East median daily rate £330 £275 £310
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.29% -17.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £11.15 £10.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.37% -23.02%
North East median hourly rate £14.75 £9.79 £10.02
% change year-on-year +50.66% -2.25% -22.96%

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 91 91 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.81% 7.87% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 73 69
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% -17.33%
10th Percentile £155 £200 £128
90th Percentile £538 £500 £420
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.00% -35.90% +50.00%
10th Percentile £13.20 £8.84 £9.20
90th Percentile £31.63 £22.23 £32.05
North East median hourly rate £16.00 £11.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year +43.56% -32.45% +22.22%

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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 +23 47 £350 +20.69% 8
Gateshead +4 1 £73 -79.32%
Microsoft Office
North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (42.86%) Project Management
4 17 (34.69%) Service Management
5 15 (30.61%) Windows
6 14 (28.57%) ITIL
6 14 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
8 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (24.49%) MS Visio
8 12 (24.49%) Collaborative Working
9 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Project
9 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (20.41%) ITIL V3
10 10 (20.41%) Release Management
10 10 (20.41%) Transition Management
10 10 (20.41%) Service Design
11 9 (18.37%) Decision-Making
11 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
12 8 (16.33%) Validation
12 8 (16.33%) Change Management
13 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
13 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
14 6 (12.24%) Statistics
14 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
14 6 (12.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (12.24%) PVCS
14 6 (12.24%) XML
14 6 (12.24%) IBM
14 6 (12.24%) ISEB

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 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) SAS
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (24.49%) MS Visio
4 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) G Suite
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) LAN
2 2 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (4.08%) WAN
2 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.08%) X.500
3 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) PVCS
General
1 4 (8.16%) Banking
1 4 (8.16%) Retail Banking
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Service Manager
2 10 (20.41%) Service Transition Manager
2 10 (20.41%) Transition Manager
3 7 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Project Officer
6 3 (6.12%) Project Support Officer
6 3 (6.12%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) SAS Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Support Officer
7 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL Service Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Service Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) CSS
2 2 (4.08%) HTML
2 2 (4.08%) HTML5
2 2 (4.08%) JSON
2 2 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.08%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) HPUX
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
3 2 (4.08%) Solaris
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Project Management
2 17 (34.69%) Service Management
3 14 (28.57%) ITIL
4 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.49%) Collaborative Working
5 10 (20.41%) ITIL V3
5 10 (20.41%) Release Management
5 10 (20.41%) Service Design
5 10 (20.41%) Transition Management
6 9 (18.37%) Decision-Making
7 8 (16.33%) Change Management
7 8 (16.33%) Validation
8 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
9 6 (12.24%) Statistics
10 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
10 5 (10.20%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) C#
1 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.08%) Perl
1 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) ISEB
4 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) PMO
1 2 (4.08%) QA
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 6 (12.24%) IBM
3 6 (12.24%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.08%) Apple
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) Google
4 2 (4.08%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) Sun
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe