Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 77 60
Rank change year-on-year +56 -17 +45
Contract jobs citing Office 365 49 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.78% 1.92% 4.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.48% 9.60% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 32
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £213 £270 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.30% -20.00% +2.27%
10th Percentile £136 £106 £196
90th Percentile £396 £568 £471
North East median daily rate £250 £298 £283
% change year-on-year -15.97% +5.31% -14.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.58 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% - -
North East median hourly rate £16.29 £15.20 -
% change year-on-year +7.17% - -

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 218 198 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.15% 19.96% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 135 82
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.24% +4.33%
10th Percentile £163 £270 £213
90th Percentile £526 £566 £556
North East median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.58 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% - -
North East median hourly rate £16.42 £15.20 -
% change year-on-year +8.03% - -

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 18 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 August 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 +53 39 £175 -35.19% 12
Sunderland +3 7 £295 - 1
Gateshead - 3 £525 - 3
South Shields - 1 £325 -
Office 365
North East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) Active Directory
3 21 (42.86%) Migration
4 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
5 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
7 13 (26.53%) Apple iOS
7 13 (26.53%) Android
7 13 (26.53%) Windows 10
8 12 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
10 9 (18.37%) Skype
10 9 (18.37%) AirWatch
11 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
12 7 (14.29%) WAN
12 7 (14.29%) CCNP
12 7 (14.29%) EIGRP
12 7 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
12 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (14.29%) OSPF
12 7 (14.29%) Cisco
12 7 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (14.29%) Firewall
12 7 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
12 7 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (14.29%) TrustSec
12 7 (14.29%) 802.1X
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (14.29%) F5

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 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.04%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Skype
2 7 (14.29%) BIG-IP
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (14.29%) EIGRP
2 7 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (14.29%) Firewall
2 7 (14.29%) OSPF
2 7 (14.29%) WAN
2 7 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.08%) VPN
3 2 (4.08%) WebEx
4 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.04%) Power BI
General
1 3 (6.12%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Service Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Coordinator
5 4 (8.16%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.12%) IT Support
6 3 (6.12%) Office 365 Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Spread Betting
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
3 13 (26.53%) Android
3 13 (26.53%) Apple iOS
3 13 (26.53%) Windows 10
4 5 (10.20%) Linux
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Migration
2 7 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (10.20%) Information Security
4 4 (8.16%) Change Management
4 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.08%) ITSM
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.04%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.04%) Data Security
7 1 (2.04%) OWASP
7 1 (2.04%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.04%) Scrum
7 1 (2.04%) Service Management
7 1 (2.04%) Validation
7 1 (2.04%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) CCNP
1 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) GDPR
2 1 (2.04%) NCSC
2 1 (2.04%) NIST
System Software
1 22 (44.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (18.37%) AirWatch
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (14.29%) FortiGate
3 7 (14.29%) TrustSec
4 4 (8.16%) SCOM
5 2 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco
2 7 (14.29%) F5
2 7 (14.29%) Fortinet
2 7 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 4 (8.16%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) Bomgar
4 2 (4.08%) Nintex
5 1 (2.04%) Avaloq
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Remedy
5 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow