Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 55 86
Rank change year-on-year -4 +31 -53
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 33 35 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.73% 3.93% 3.26%
As % of the Applications category 52.38% 54.69% 53.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 62
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £255 £340 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +19.30% -17.39%
10th Percentile £110 £196 £164
90th Percentile £429 £506 £516
North East median daily rate £255 £325 £278
% change year-on-year -21.54% +17.12% -16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 17
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% +27.27% -18.52%
10th Percentile £12.78 £10.30 £8.84
90th Percentile £14.13 £47.63 £28.40
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +27.27% -18.52%

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 63 64 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.13% 7.19% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 46 99
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £300 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +16.07% -17.65%
10th Percentile £158 £198 £185
90th Percentile £629 £469 £404
North East median daily rate £300 £313 £280
% change year-on-year -4.00% +11.61% -13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 26
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +13.21%
10th Percentile £12.80 £9.25 £9.59
90th Percentile £21.85 £47.60 £28.00
North East median hourly rate £13.25 £12.75 £14.18
% change year-on-year +3.92% -10.05% +5.00%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +2 29 £255 -27.14% 10
Gateshead - 3 £75 - 1
Wallsend - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
North East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) ITIL
4 9 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 9 (27.27%) LAN
4 9 (27.27%) Service Management
5 8 (24.24%) Windows
5 8 (24.24%) Cisco
5 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
5 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (21.21%) Decision-Making
6 7 (21.21%) Escalation Management
6 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (21.21%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (21.21%) F5
6 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (21.21%) WAN
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (21.21%) HP
6 7 (21.21%) Juniper
6 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
6 7 (21.21%) McAfee
6 7 (21.21%) Firewall
7 6 (18.18%) Finance
7 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 6 (18.18%) Cryptography
7 6 (18.18%) Network Security
7 6 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (15.15%) Network Monitoring

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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (9.09%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) LAN
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) WAN
3 6 (18.18%) Network Security
4 3 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.03%) Skype
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Military
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Network Support
3 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Category Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Commercial Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Deskside Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Product Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Product Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) CMDB
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) Android
3 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Service Management
3 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (21.21%) Decision-Making
4 7 (21.21%) Escalation Management
4 7 (21.21%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (18.18%) Cryptography
5 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 5 (15.15%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (12.12%) ITSM
7 4 (12.12%) Network Management
7 4 (12.12%) Proactive Management
7 4 (12.12%) Project Management
7 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.12%) Time Management
8 3 (9.09%) Change Management
8 3 (9.09%) Contract Management
8 3 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) JSP 440
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco
3 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
3 7 (21.21%) F5
3 7 (21.21%) HP
3 7 (21.21%) Juniper
3 7 (21.21%) McAfee
4 4 (12.12%) Remedy
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) Bomgar
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Nintex
6 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.03%) WorldPay