Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 84 96
Rank change year-on-year +37 +12 -11
Contract jobs citing Office 365 44 76 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.79% 3.20% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.60% 32.62% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 59 2
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £360 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -5.71% -10.26%
10th Percentile £125 £275 £319
90th Percentile £628 £441 £371
North East median daily rate £325 £330 £375
% change year-on-year -1.52% -12.00% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £28.00 -
North East median hourly rate - £28.00 -

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 114 233 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 12.42% 9.80% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 177 50
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £404 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.73% -14.29% +27.27%
10th Percentile £239 £291 £312
90th Percentile £638 £535 £550
North East median daily rate £404 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +7.73% -21.05% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £28.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% -12.50% -

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +39 39 £363 +9.85% 5
Sunderland +7 4 £140 -37.78% 1
Gateshead - 1 £350 -
Office 365
North East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) Migration
3 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
4 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (43.18%) MCSE
5 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
6 18 (40.91%) MS Exchange
6 18 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (38.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (36.36%) Skype for Business
9 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
9 15 (34.09%) Skype
10 14 (31.82%) Windows 10
11 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
12 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
12 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
14 10 (22.73%) SCCM
15 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (20.45%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (20.45%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (18.18%) OpenStack
16 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
16 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
16 8 (18.18%) MCSA
17 7 (15.91%) C#
17 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
17 7 (15.91%) .NET
17 7 (15.91%) SQL Server

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 18 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013
1 18 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 17 (38.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (36.36%) Skype for Business
4 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (20.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (20.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (18.18%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.27%) LiveLink
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.36%) SaaS
4 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.27%) IaaS
5 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) Skype
2 4 (9.09%) PBX
2 4 (9.09%) PSTN
2 4 (9.09%) SMS
2 4 (9.09%) Unified Communications
3 3 (6.82%) DHCP
3 3 (6.82%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) Intranet
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) NAS
5 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.55%) Advertising
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Consultant
2 5 (11.36%) Messaging Specialist
3 4 (9.09%) Collaboration Specialist
3 4 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Floorwalker
5 2 (4.55%) IT Floorwalker
5 2 (4.55%) IT Support
5 2 (4.55%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (2.27%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
1 7 (15.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Social Network
3 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
4 14 (31.82%) Windows 10
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Migration
2 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.55%) Health Informatics
4 2 (4.55%) Informatics
4 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL
4 2 (4.55%) Resource Management
4 2 (4.55%) Telematics
4 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.27%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (2.27%) People Management
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.27%) Project Management
5 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.91%) C#
2 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) MCSE
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 8 (18.18%) MCSA
5 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) Brightmail
3 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) IronPort
3 4 (9.09%) Polycom
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.27%) BEA
6 1 (2.27%) Cadence
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) OpenText