Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 82 46
Rank change year-on-year +41 -36 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 47 55 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.04% 2.82% 4.81%
As % of the Applications category 56.63% 40.15% 66.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 49
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £140 £185 £158
90th Percentile £537 £588 £488
North East median daily rate £345 £275 £350
% change year-on-year +25.45% -21.43% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 4
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £10.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -28.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.20 £8.95 £11.35
90th Percentile £105.00 £12.75 £16.33
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £10.80 £14.60
% change year-on-year +62.04% -26.03% -1.02%

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 83 137 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.91% 7.02% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 97 60
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -23.53%
10th Percentile £250 £205 £146
90th Percentile £526 £503 £476
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +7.69% -5.80% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 10
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -43.59% +31.76%
10th Percentile £9.45 £9.01 £14.05
90th Percentile £72.00 £20.23 £28.08
North East median hourly rate £14.50 £11.11 £15.86
% change year-on-year +30.57% -29.98% -5.31%

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 18 February 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
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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 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 +51 43 £350 +27.27% 7
Sunderland +2 4 £138 -68.57% 2
Microsoft Office
North East

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 22 (46.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (42.55%) Project Management
4 16 (34.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (31.91%) ITIL
6 14 (29.79%) MS Visio
6 14 (29.79%) Service Management
6 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (25.53%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
9 10 (21.28%) Release Management
9 10 (21.28%) Windows
9 10 (21.28%) Service Design
9 10 (21.28%) ITIL V3
9 10 (21.28%) Transition Management
10 9 (19.15%) Waterfall
11 8 (17.02%) Change Management
11 8 (17.02%) Validation
11 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
12 7 (14.89%) Finance
12 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
12 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
13 6 (12.77%) IBM
13 6 (12.77%) ISEB
13 6 (12.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (12.77%) Business Analysis
13 6 (12.77%) ServiceNow
13 6 (12.77%) Office 365
14 5 (10.64%) Windows Server

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 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (2.13%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (34.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (29.79%) MS Visio
4 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) NAS
2 1 (2.13%) SAN
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
2 4 (8.51%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Service Manager
2 10 (21.28%) Service Transition Manager
2 10 (21.28%) Transition Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Implementation Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) IT Support
6 3 (6.38%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Project Officer
6 3 (6.38%) Project Support Officer
6 3 (6.38%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Support Officer
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL Service Manager
7 2 (4.26%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Service Manager
7 2 (4.26%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.13%) J2EE
2 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Social Network
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) HPUX
5 2 (4.26%) Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) Unix
6 1 (2.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.13%) SUSE
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Project Management
2 15 (31.91%) ITIL
3 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) Service Management
4 12 (25.53%) Collaborative Working
5 10 (21.28%) ITIL V3
5 10 (21.28%) Release Management
5 10 (21.28%) Service Design
5 10 (21.28%) Transition Management
6 9 (19.15%) Waterfall
7 8 (17.02%) Change Management
7 8 (17.02%) Validation
8 6 (12.77%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.64%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (10.64%) Migration
9 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.38%) Business Development
10 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C#
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
1 2 (4.26%) VB
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) ISEB
4 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) PMO
2 4 (8.51%) QA
2 4 (8.51%) SLA
3 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) KVM
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.13%) Samba
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
3 6 (12.77%) IBM
3 6 (12.77%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.38%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) Kaspersky
5 2 (4.26%) Sun
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe
6 1 (2.13%) Borland
6 1 (2.13%) Cadence
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) Cognos
6 1 (2.13%) F5
6 1 (2.13%) Opsware
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) PlateSpin
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) Veritas