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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 74 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.38% 9.30% 5.15%
As % of the Applications category 57.81% 55.93% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 10 6
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£350 £248 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.41% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £170 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £341 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
Average hourly rate £18.52 £12.60 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.94% -8.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £9.35 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.75 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
128 59 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.22% 16.62% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 30 23
Average daily rate £375 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £175 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £10.44 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.50 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear 0 59 £360 +33.33% 21
Durham -8 9 £255 +2.00% 1
Northumberland - - - - 1
Cleveland - - - -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 66 (57.39%) Microsoft
2 50 (43.48%) Windows
3 40 (34.78%) MS Office
4 37 (32.17%) Security Cleared
5 36 (31.30%) SQL
6 33 (28.70%) HP
6 33 (28.70%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (26.09%) SQL Server
8 26 (22.61%) SharePoint
9 25 (21.74%) ITIL
9 25 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (20.87%) Incident Management
11 22 (19.13%) Active Directory
11 22 (19.13%) Service Delivery
12 21 (18.26%) SC Cleared
13 20 (17.39%) Problem Management
13 20 (17.39%) Service Management
13 20 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (16.52%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (13.91%) .NET
16 15 (13.04%) VBA
16 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET
17 14 (12.17%) DNS
17 14 (12.17%) Clustering
18 13 (11.30%) Finance
18 13 (11.30%) C#
19 12 (10.43%) Relational Database
20 11 (9.57%) Network Monitoring
20 11 (9.57%) QA

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (22.61%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.96%) IBM Notes
3 5 (4.35%) Apache
3 5 (4.35%) IIS
4 4 (3.48%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (34.78%) MS Office
2 7 (6.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (6.09%) MS Project
3 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.61%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.87%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.17%) DNS
2 11 (9.57%) LAN
2 11 (9.57%) WAN
2 11 (9.57%) Firewall
3 8 (6.96%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (6.96%) Network Security
3 8 (6.96%) DHCP
3 8 (6.96%) SAN
4 6 (5.22%) SSL
4 6 (5.22%) Junos
4 6 (5.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (5.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (4.35%) Intranet
6 4 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.61%) Extranet
7 3 (2.61%) HTTP
7 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.43%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.22%) SAP BI
7 5 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.87%) Crystal Enterprise
9 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.87%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.87%) MSI
2 1 (0.87%) JIRA
2 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (11.30%) Finance
2 2 (1.74%) Publishing
2 2 (1.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (16.52%) Developer
1 19 (16.52%) Analyst
2 10 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 9 (7.83%) Network Engineer
4 8 (6.96%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.09%) Coordinator
5 7 (6.09%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (5.22%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.22%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 4 (3.48%) Business Manager
8 4 (3.48%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.48%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Wintel Support
9 3 (2.61%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Technical Support
9 3 (2.61%) Consultant
9 3 (2.61%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.61%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.91%) .NET
2 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.96%) Web Services
4 5 (4.35%) Middleware
4 5 (4.35%) MDX
4 5 (4.35%) REST
5 3 (2.61%) CSS3
5 3 (2.61%) jQuery
5 3 (2.61%) HTML5
5 3 (2.61%) HTML
5 3 (2.61%) XML
5 3 (2.61%) CSS
6 2 (1.74%) SOAP
6 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.87%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.70%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.17%) Clustering
3 11 (9.57%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.83%) N-Tier
5 7 (6.09%) IVR
5 7 (6.09%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.61%) NHS
7 2 (1.74%) Statistics
7 2 (1.74%) iPad
7 2 (1.74%) User Experience
8 1 (0.87%) CMDB
8 1 (0.87%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 50 (43.48%) Windows
2 25 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.22%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.61%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.74%) Android
6 2 (1.74%) Linux
6 2 (1.74%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.87%) Solaris
7 1 (0.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.74%) ITIL
2 24 (20.87%) Incident Management
3 22 (19.13%) Service Delivery
4 20 (17.39%) Service Management
4 20 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (17.39%) Problem Management
5 11 (9.57%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (8.70%) Data Management
7 9 (7.83%) Network Management
8 8 (6.96%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.09%) Project Management
9 7 (6.09%) PRINCE2
9 7 (6.09%) CRM
9 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.09%) Web Design
10 6 (5.22%) Network Design
10 6 (5.22%) WFM
10 6 (5.22%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.35%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.30%) SQL
2 15 (13.04%) VBA
3 13 (11.30%) C#
4 10 (8.70%) VBScript
4 10 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.09%) VB
6 5 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.74%) C
9 1 (0.87%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (32.17%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.26%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.83%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.74%) Degree
6 1 (0.87%) ISEB
6 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.57%) QA
2 6 (5.22%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.74%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.74%) SLA
3 2 (1.74%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.87%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 22 (19.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.96%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (5.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.22%) vSphere
4 5 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.74%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) MIIS
1 9 (7.83%) WhatsUp Gold
2 7 (6.09%) HP SIM
3 5 (4.35%) OpenView
4 4 (3.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (3.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (57.39%) Microsoft
2 33 (28.70%) HP
3 10 (8.70%) VMware
3 10 (8.70%) Cisco
4 8 (6.96%) Lotus
4 8 (6.96%) CheckPoint
4 8 (6.96%) McAfee
4 8 (6.96%) Juniper
4 8 (6.96%) F5
5 7 (6.09%) Genesys
5 7 (6.09%) SAP
6 6 (5.22%) EMC
6 6 (5.22%) 3PAR
6 6 (5.22%) TippingPoint
7 5 (4.35%) Citrix
7 5 (4.35%) Oracle
8 3 (2.61%) CA
9 2 (1.74%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.74%) Crossbeam
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