Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 62 80
Rank change year-on-year +15 +18 -37
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 41 29 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.35% 3.17% 3.20%
As % of the Applications category 62.12% 46.03% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 49
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +27.27% -21.43%
10th Percentile £158 £190 £197
90th Percentile £426 £441 £588
North East median daily rate £358 £350 £275
% change year-on-year +2.14% +27.27% -21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 16
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.15 £10.30 £9.59
90th Percentile £14.00 £79.70 £28.00
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year -14.29% +26.00% -16.67%

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 63 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.01% 6.89% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 89
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £331 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.36% +7.69% -5.80%
10th Percentile £203 £219 £200
90th Percentile £581 £450 £570
North East median daily rate £325 £334 £325
% change year-on-year -2.62% +2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 26
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.85% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £12.23 £9.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.62 £63.76 £28.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £13.38
% change year-on-year +1.82% +2.80% -10.83%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +14 38 £365 +0.69% 8
Gateshead - 2 £263 - 1
Wallsend - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 29 (70.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
3 16 (39.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (36.59%) SharePoint
5 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
6 12 (29.27%) Service Management
6 12 (29.27%) TPMS
6 12 (29.27%) VME
7 10 (24.39%) ITIL
7 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
8 9 (21.95%) MS Visio
9 8 (19.51%) LAN
9 8 (19.51%) Cisco
10 7 (17.07%) WAN
10 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Project
10 7 (17.07%) McAfee
10 7 (17.07%) HP
10 7 (17.07%) Juniper
10 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
10 7 (17.07%) Firewall
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (17.07%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (17.07%) F5
10 7 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (17.07%) Escalation Management
10 7 (17.07%) Decision-Making
11 6 (14.63%) Network Security
11 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
11 6 (14.63%) Finance

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 15 (36.59%) SharePoint
2 12 (29.27%) TPMS
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (70.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (39.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (21.95%) MS Visio
4 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (7.32%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) LAN
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (17.07%) Firewall
2 7 (17.07%) WAN
3 6 (14.63%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.44%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Military
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Support Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) Applications Support
3 11 (26.83%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Network Support
5 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (9.76%) Configuration Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) IT Support
9 1 (2.44%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) CMDB
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
1 5 (12.20%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) VME
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Service Management
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) Decision-Making
3 7 (17.07%) Escalation Management
3 7 (17.07%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (14.63%) Cryptography
4 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
5 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (9.76%) Network Management
6 4 (9.76%) Proactive Management
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.76%) Time Management
7 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.32%) Change Management
7 3 (7.32%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) JSP 440
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Cisco
3 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
3 7 (17.07%) F5
3 7 (17.07%) HP
3 7 (17.07%) Juniper
3 7 (17.07%) McAfee
4 4 (9.76%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) Avaya
5 1 (2.44%) Bomgar
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) Nintex
5 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.44%) WorldPay