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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 35 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 44 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.74% 7.98% 7.69%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 57.65% 61.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 15
Average daily rate £300 £350 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £220 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.65 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.73% +13.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £28.95 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.05 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -3.44%
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
66 85 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.10% 13.84% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 23
Average daily rate £350 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £270 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £504 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 7
Average hourly rate £14.25 £14.40 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £28.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -21 34 £285 -32.54% 13
Durham -2 9 £388 +10.71% 2
Northumberland - 1 - -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 80 (70.80%) Microsoft
2 40 (35.40%) SQL Server
3 37 (32.74%) MS Office
4 36 (31.86%) SQL
5 34 (30.09%) .NET
6 33 (29.20%) Windows
7 30 (26.55%) ITIL
8 27 (23.89%) C#
8 27 (23.89%) Service Delivery
9 25 (22.12%) Service Management
9 25 (22.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
11 23 (20.35%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (19.47%) ASP.NET
13 21 (18.58%) VBA
13 21 (18.58%) Security Cleared
13 21 (18.58%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (17.70%) MS PowerPoint
14 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (17.70%) SharePoint
15 17 (15.04%) HTML
15 17 (15.04%) Windows Server
16 16 (14.16%) HP
17 14 (12.39%) CSS
17 14 (12.39%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (11.50%) Project Management
18 13 (11.50%) Management Information System
18 13 (11.50%) SC Cleared
19 12 (10.62%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (17.70%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.73%) IIS
3 6 (5.31%) Apache
3 6 (5.31%) CICS
3 6 (5.31%) Node.js
3 6 (5.31%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.77%) SAS
6 1 (0.88%) Confluence
6 1 (0.88%) Documentum
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (32.74%) MS Office
2 20 (17.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.65%) MS Project
4 3 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) FTP
1 6 (5.31%) SSL
1 6 (5.31%) WinSCP
2 4 (3.54%) Kerberos
2 4 (3.54%) LAN
2 4 (3.54%) WAN
3 3 (2.65%) DHCP
3 3 (2.65%) DNS
3 3 (2.65%) Internet
3 3 (2.65%) Network Security
3 3 (2.65%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.77%) SAN
4 2 (1.77%) VoIP
5 1 (0.88%) Intranet
5 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (35.40%) SQL Server
2 25 (22.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (12.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (10.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (9.73%) MS Access
7 10 (8.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 6 (5.31%) DB2
8 6 (5.31%) Easytrieve
9 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (3.54%) GIS
11 3 (2.65%) Data Mining
11 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.31%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) PVCS
4 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 11 (9.73%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Banking
2 8 (7.08%) Legal
3 2 (1.77%) Billing
3 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.77%) Marketing
3 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Automotive
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (33.63%) Developer
2 24 (21.24%) Analyst
3 12 (10.62%) .NET Developer
4 10 (8.85%) SQL Developer
5 8 (7.08%) Applications Developer
5 8 (7.08%) Data Analyst
5 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Developer
5 8 (7.08%) Operations Manager
6 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Business Data Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.42%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.42%) SQL BI Developer
8 4 (3.54%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (3.54%) Architect
8 4 (3.54%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (3.54%) Service Manager
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.09%) .NET
2 22 (19.47%) ASP.NET
3 17 (15.04%) HTML
4 14 (12.39%) CSS
5 12 (10.62%) jQuery
5 12 (10.62%) Web Services
6 11 (9.73%) HTML5
7 6 (5.31%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.31%) ISPF
7 6 (5.31%) MDX
7 6 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.65%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (2.65%) Classic ASP
8 3 (2.65%) WCF
9 2 (1.77%) XML
10 1 (0.88%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.88%) LINQ
10 1 (0.88%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.58%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.50%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.85%) N-Tier
4 7 (6.19%) Freedom of Information
5 6 (5.31%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (5.31%) Mainframe
5 6 (5.31%) VSAM
6 4 (3.54%) NHS
7 3 (2.65%) Data Extraction
7 3 (2.65%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.65%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.77%) Statistics
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) Economics
9 1 (0.88%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.88%) PMI
9 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.20%) Windows
2 17 (15.04%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.96%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.08%) Linux
5 6 (5.31%) MVS
5 6 (5.31%) Unix
6 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.42%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.65%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.88%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.55%) ITIL
2 27 (23.89%) Service Delivery
3 25 (22.12%) Service Management
4 23 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.35%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (11.50%) Project Management
6 12 (10.62%) Problem Management
7 11 (9.73%) Incident Management
8 10 (8.85%) Data Management
8 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Office Automation
8 10 (8.85%) MVC
9 9 (7.96%) Supplier Management
10 8 (7.08%) Coaching
10 8 (7.08%) ITIL V3
10 8 (7.08%) Migration
10 8 (7.08%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.08%) Web Design
11 7 (6.19%) Business Continuity
11 7 (6.19%) CRM
11 7 (6.19%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.86%) SQL
2 27 (23.89%) C#
3 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
4 21 (18.58%) VBA
5 10 (8.85%) VB
6 9 (7.96%) VB.NET
6 9 (7.96%) VBScript
7 7 (6.19%) C
8 6 (5.31%) Assembly Language
8 6 (5.31%) C++
8 6 (5.31%) CLIST
8 6 (5.31%) COBOL
8 6 (5.31%) Java
8 6 (5.31%) JCL
8 6 (5.31%) Perl
8 6 (5.31%) REXX
9 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.77%) VB6
11 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (18.58%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) Degree
3 5 (4.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.77%) MCSA
6 1 (0.88%) CAPM
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCTS
6 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.31%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 80 (70.80%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.16%) HP
3 10 (8.85%) Oracle
4 6 (5.31%) CA
4 6 (5.31%) IBM
4 6 (5.31%) Micro Focus
4 6 (5.31%) Twitter
5 3 (2.65%) Cisco
5 3 (2.65%) Dell
6 2 (1.77%) Adobe
6 2 (1.77%) Symantec
7 1 (0.88%) Sun
7 1 (0.88%) VMware
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