Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 88 38
Rank change year-on-year +23 -50 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 33 68 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.63% 2.86% 4.94%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 43.59% 63.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 51 48
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% -5.41%
10th Percentile £196 £185 £185
90th Percentile £450 £503 £488
North East median daily rate £350 £275 £350
% change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% -0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -16.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £10.30 £9.51 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.63 £28.00 £15.97
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £12.45 £14.60
% change year-on-year +12.49% -14.76% +12.31%

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 66 156 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.25% 6.57% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 98 62
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -11.43% -4.11%
10th Percentile £215 £200 £154
90th Percentile £469 £483 £486
North East median daily rate £328 £310 £325
% change year-on-year +5.65% -4.62% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 12
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.75 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% -17.39%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.00 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.60 £28.00 £19.89
North East median hourly rate £12.75 £13.35 £14.20
% change year-on-year -4.49% -5.99% -18.86%

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 19 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +28 29 £363 +29.46% 2
Sunderland +5 4 £138 -38.89%
Microsoft Office
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
3 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
3 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
4 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 9 (27.27%) MS Visio
6 9 (27.27%) VMware
6 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 8 (24.24%) NAS
7 8 (24.24%) Opsware
7 8 (24.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (24.24%) F5
7 8 (24.24%) OpenStack
7 8 (24.24%) KVM
7 8 (24.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (24.24%) PMO
7 8 (24.24%) Clustering
7 8 (24.24%) Firewall
7 8 (24.24%) SUSE
7 8 (24.24%) PlateSpin
7 8 (24.24%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (24.24%) MQSeries
7 8 (24.24%) LDAP
7 8 (24.24%) Unix
7 8 (24.24%) AIX
7 8 (24.24%) HPUX
7 8 (24.24%) Solaris

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 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 8 (24.24%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (24.24%) MQSeries
2 8 (24.24%) OpenStack
3 7 (21.21%) Apache
3 7 (21.21%) iPlanet
3 7 (21.21%) JBoss
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
3 7 (21.21%) WebLogic
3 7 (21.21%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (6.06%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
1 8 (24.24%) LDAP
1 8 (24.24%) NAS
1 8 (24.24%) SAN
2 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) WAN
4 4 (12.12%) FCoE
4 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.06%) Intranet
5 2 (6.06%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) PBX
6 1 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) AIX Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Floorwalker
4 2 (6.06%) IT Floorwalker
4 2 (6.06%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) VB Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Rollout Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) XP Rollout Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) PC Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) J2EE
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 2 (6.06%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Grid Computing
3 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Social Network
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) AIX
2 8 (24.24%) HPUX
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Solaris
2 8 (24.24%) SUSE
2 8 (24.24%) Unix
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) High Availability
2 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.12%) Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Document Management
6 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
1 4 (12.12%) C-shell
1 4 (12.12%) Korn
1 4 (12.12%) Perl
1 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.09%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C
3 2 (6.06%) C++
3 2 (6.06%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) PMO
2 3 (9.09%) QA
3 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) KVM
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (24.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Samba
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) OpenView
2 2 (6.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) Cognos
3 8 (24.24%) F5
3 8 (24.24%) HP
3 8 (24.24%) Opsware
3 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 8 (24.24%) PlateSpin
3 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
3 8 (24.24%) Sun
3 8 (24.24%) Veritas
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) Borland
6 2 (6.06%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.03%) Apple
7 1 (3.03%) Cadence
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) McAfee