The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 128 57 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.33% 5.91% 9.11%
As % of the Applications category 73.14% 57.58% 57.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 26 50
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £151 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 12
Median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.49% -41.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £19.95 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
MS Excel
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
175 99 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.76% 10.26% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 51 92
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £190 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 14
Median hourly rate £12.45 £16.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.21% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.00 £14.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £20.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the North East region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in the North East

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the North East region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the North East region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the North East region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +10 103 £423 +30.00% 13
Durham +4 14 £375 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel 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 North East region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 185 (84.86%) Microsoft
2 144 (66.06%) Windows
3 97 (44.50%) Active Directory
4 92 (42.20%) ITIL
5 82 (37.61%) Security Cleared
6 73 (33.49%) Windows Server
7 69 (31.65%) SQL Server
8 66 (30.28%) SQL
9 65 (29.82%) SC Cleared
10 54 (24.77%) HP
11 52 (23.85%) Linux
11 52 (23.85%) VMware
12 51 (23.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 51 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
13 48 (22.02%) DHCP
13 48 (22.02%) Oracle
14 47 (21.56%) DNS
15 44 (20.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 42 (19.27%) Problem Management
17 41 (18.81%) Open Source
17 41 (18.81%) SaaS
17 41 (18.81%) PaaS
17 41 (18.81%) IaaS
18 40 (18.35%) Change Management
19 39 (17.89%) DevOps
20 38 (17.43%) IIS
21 36 (16.51%) Migration
22 35 (16.06%) PRINCE2
22 35 (16.06%) Unix
22 35 (16.06%) PowerShell

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 38 (17.43%) IIS
2 27 (12.39%) WebSphere
3 22 (10.09%) SharePoint
4 18 (8.26%) WebLogic
5 16 (7.34%) OpenStack
6 15 (6.88%) Apache
6 15 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (6.88%) MS Exchange
6 15 (6.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 15 (6.88%) Skype for Business
7 12 (5.50%) IBM Notes
8 8 (3.67%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.29%) SAS
10 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.38%) Jetty
11 3 (1.38%) nginx
11 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (15.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 16 (7.34%) MS Office
3 10 (4.59%) MS Project
4 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.92%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.81%) IaaS
1 41 (18.81%) PaaS
1 41 (18.81%) SaaS
2 17 (7.80%) Office 365
3 12 (5.50%) HP Helion
4 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.38%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (22.02%) DHCP
2 47 (21.56%) DNS
3 18 (8.26%) TCP/IP
4 16 (7.34%) HTTP
5 15 (6.88%) Skype
6 12 (5.50%) Firewall
6 12 (5.50%) LAN
6 12 (5.50%) WAN
7 9 (4.13%) SAN
8 7 (3.21%) Internet
9 6 (2.75%) Intranet
10 4 (1.83%) SSL
11 3 (1.38%) 3G
11 3 (1.38%) FTP
11 3 (1.38%) IPsec
11 3 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.92%) Extranet
13 1 (0.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.47%) Relational Database
3 18 (8.26%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (5.05%) DB2
4 11 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.59%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.21%) OLTP
6 7 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.75%) OLAP
8 5 (2.29%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.83%) SAP BW
10 3 (1.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (1.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (6.42%) MSI
2 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.38%) Travis CI
3 2 (0.92%) CA Gen
3 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (7.34%) Finance
2 11 (5.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.38%) Advertising
4 2 (0.92%) Banking
4 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.46%) Local Government
5 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (10.55%) Support Engineer
2 21 (9.63%) Analyst
3 16 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (6.88%) Architect
5 14 (6.42%) Developer
6 13 (5.96%) Operations Engineer
7 12 (5.50%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (4.59%) Administrator
9 10 (4.59%) DBA
9 10 (4.59%) Operations Analyst
9 10 (4.59%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.59%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.13%) Operational Support Analyst
10 9 (4.13%) Operations Support Analyst
10 9 (4.13%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.26%) Middleware
2 17 (7.80%) .NET
3 11 (5.05%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.38%) J2EE
4 3 (1.38%) Servlets
5 2 (0.92%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.92%) HTML
5 2 (0.92%) jQuery
6 1 (0.46%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.46%) CSS
6 1 (0.46%) HTML5
6 1 (0.46%) Node.js
6 1 (0.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.46%) WCF
6 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (13.30%) Management Information System
3 27 (12.39%) Clustering
4 23 (10.55%) Computer Science
5 19 (8.72%) Data Centre
6 15 (6.88%) Private Cloud
7 11 (5.05%) Tandem
8 7 (3.21%) CMDB
9 6 (2.75%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.38%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.38%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.92%) Economics
11 2 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.92%) iPad
11 2 (0.92%) Replication
11 2 (0.92%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.46%) Freedom of Information Act
12 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 144 (66.06%) Windows
2 73 (33.49%) Windows Server
3 52 (23.85%) Linux
4 35 (16.06%) Unix
5 32 (14.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (14.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (12.84%) AIX
7 28 (12.84%) Windows XP
8 26 (11.93%) Windows 2000
9 21 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (8.72%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.67%) Android
12 6 (2.75%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.75%) Windows 10
12 6 (2.75%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.29%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (1.38%) MVS
15 2 (0.92%) HPUX
15 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (42.20%) ITIL
2 42 (19.27%) Problem Management
3 41 (18.81%) Open Source
4 40 (18.35%) Change Management
5 39 (17.89%) DevOps
6 36 (16.51%) Migration
7 35 (16.06%) PRINCE2
8 32 (14.68%) Service Management
9 30 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (12.84%) Data Management
11 24 (11.01%) Incident Management
11 24 (11.01%) ITSM
12 23 (10.55%) Configuration Management
13 21 (9.63%) Project Management
14 20 (9.17%) High Availability
15 18 (8.26%) CRM
16 17 (7.80%) Application Packaging
16 17 (7.80%) Release Management
17 16 (7.34%) ITIL V3
17 16 (7.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 66 (30.28%) SQL
2 35 (16.06%) PowerShell
3 17 (7.80%) VB
4 10 (4.59%) Perl
4 10 (4.59%) Shell Script
5 9 (4.13%) C#
6 8 (3.67%) Java
7 6 (2.75%) C
7 6 (2.75%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.75%) VBScript
8 4 (1.83%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.46%) Jython
9 1 (0.46%) PHP
9 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 82 (37.61%) Security Cleared
2 65 (29.82%) SC Cleared
3 51 (23.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (14.68%) Degree
5 31 (14.22%) MCSE
6 26 (11.93%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (6.42%) MCSA
8 11 (5.05%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (3.67%) AAT
10 3 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.46%) MCDST
11 1 (0.46%) MCP
11 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.76%) SLA
2 14 (6.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 97 (44.50%) Active Directory
2 44 (20.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (5.50%) Terminal Services
4 12 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (5.50%) vSphere
5 10 (4.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (4.59%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (4.59%) XenApp
6 6 (2.75%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.29%) Firmware
8 3 (1.38%) Xen
8 3 (1.38%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.38%) XenServer
9 1 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (9.17%) SCCM
2 14 (6.42%) HP SiteScope
2 14 (6.42%) Microsoft Clustering
3 13 (5.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (5.96%) Perfmon
4 12 (5.50%) OpenView
5 10 (4.59%) MOM
5 10 (4.59%) Tivoli
6 8 (3.67%) HP SIM
7 7 (3.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (2.29%) AirWatch
8 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (2.29%) SCOM
8 5 (2.29%) SCVMM
8 5 (2.29%) WSUS
9 3 (1.38%) Puppet
10 2 (0.92%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.92%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.46%) SCSM
11 1 (0.46%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 185 (84.86%) Microsoft
2 54 (24.77%) HP
3 52 (23.85%) VMware
4 48 (22.02%) Oracle
5 24 (11.01%) Citrix
6 18 (8.26%) TIBCO
7 13 (5.96%) CA
8 12 (5.50%) Lotus
9 11 (5.05%) BMC
10 10 (4.59%) SAP
11 9 (4.13%) AppSense
11 9 (4.13%) Siemens
12 7 (3.21%) ServiceNow
13 6 (2.75%) ThinPrint
14 4 (1.83%) IronPort
14 4 (1.83%) Sitecore
15 3 (1.38%) Google
16 2 (0.92%) Cisco
16 2 (0.92%) Fujitsu
16 2 (0.92%) Nintex
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