Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 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 365 (O365)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 59 70
Rank change year-on-year +24 +11 +26
Contract jobs citing Office 365 58 31 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.85% 3.38% 3.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.86% 24.03% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 69
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% -14.84%
10th Percentile £129 £122 £211
90th Percentile £500 £638 £438
North East median daily rate £355 £324 £325
% change year-on-year +9.74% -0.46% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -59.60% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.00 £14.91
90th Percentile £14.25 £10.00 £27.85
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year +35.00% -60.40% -

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services 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 cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 278 129 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 28.05% 14.08% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 110 230
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +17.86% -26.32%
10th Percentile £257 £298 £275
90th Percentile £595 £638 £525
North East median daily rate £475 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -27.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.50 £10.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +205.00% -64.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £16.10 £10.00 £17.63
90th Percentile £45.30 £10.00 £55.25
North East median hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -43.64% - -8.33%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Tyne and Wear

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Tyne and Wear

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Tyne and Wear

Office 365
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 Office 365 in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Tyne and Wear

Office 365
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 Office 365 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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 +21 52 £325 -9.72% 7
Gateshead - 4 £413 -
Sunderland -3 2 - -
Office 365
North East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 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 Office 365.

1 30 (51.72%) SharePoint
1 30 (51.72%) Skype
2 25 (43.10%) Skype for Business
3 22 (37.93%) SCCM
3 22 (37.93%) OneDrive
4 19 (32.76%) Windows
5 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
6 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
6 14 (24.14%) Windows 10
7 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
7 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
9 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (12.07%) SQL
11 7 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (10.34%) Firewall
12 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (10.34%) WAN
12 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.34%) Google
12 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
12 6 (10.34%) Android
12 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
12 6 (10.34%) Microservices
13 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
13 5 (8.62%) SLA
13 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery

Office 365
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 30 (51.72%) SharePoint
2 25 (43.10%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.93%) OneDrive
2 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.90%) SaaS
5 3 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.17%) IaaS
5 3 (5.17%) PaaS
6 1 (1.72%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 30 (51.72%) Skype
2 6 (10.34%) Firewall
2 6 (10.34%) WAN
3 3 (5.17%) DHCP
3 3 (5.17%) DNS
3 3 (5.17%) Network Security
3 3 (5.17%) VPN
4 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.45%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (3.45%) OSPF
4 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Consultant
2 11 (18.97%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (18.97%) Support Consultant
3 10 (17.24%) Deployment Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Developer
5 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Database Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Django Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) IT Support
6 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) CSS
1 4 (6.90%) Django
1 4 (6.90%) HTML
1 4 (6.90%) jQuery
1 4 (6.90%) Sass
2 3 (5.17%) Node.js
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.45%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.45%) React
3 2 (3.45%) Velocity
3 2 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) iPhone
3 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 14 (24.14%) Windows 10
3 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.34%) Android
4 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (10.34%) Microservices
3 5 (8.62%) Migration
3 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.90%) Information Security
4 4 (6.90%) ITIL
4 4 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (6.90%) Web Design
4 4 (6.90%) Wireframes
5 3 (5.17%) DevOps
5 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.17%) Open Source
5 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.45%) Scrum
6 2 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.90%) Python
3 3 (5.17%) Perl
3 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) CCNA
4 3 (5.17%) MCSA
4 3 (5.17%) MCSE
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.45%) APMG
5 2 (3.45%) CCNP
5 2 (3.45%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
2 4 (6.90%) QA
3 3 (5.17%) GDPR
3 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) Docker
3 3 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (37.93%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.45%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.45%) TrustSec
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Google
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) F5
5 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
5 2 (3.45%) Nintex
5 2 (3.45%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) Dell
6 1 (1.72%) VMware