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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 42 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 57 61 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.95% 8.21% 4.99%
As % of the Applications category 61.29% 67.03% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 20
Average daily rate £305 £200 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.50% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £120 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £345 £272
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 2
Average hourly rate £28.00 £10.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.47 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £18.94 £14.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -5.08%
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
93 91 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.07% 12.25% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 41
Average daily rate £305 £240 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.16% +6.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £124 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £430 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 4
Average hourly rate £28.00 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £25.47 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -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 29 April 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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -33 45 £310 +55.00% 13
Durham 0 10 £200 -12.08% 4
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 62 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 44 (43.14%) Windows
3 40 (39.22%) SQL Server
4 35 (34.31%) SQL
5 33 (32.35%) ITIL
6 32 (31.37%) MS Office
7 31 (30.39%) Security Cleared
8 29 (28.43%) HP
9 28 (27.45%) Active Directory
10 24 (23.53%) Management Information System
10 24 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (22.55%) Windows Server
12 22 (21.57%) Finance
12 22 (21.57%) SC Cleared
13 20 (19.61%) .NET
13 20 (19.61%) C#
14 19 (18.63%) DNS
14 19 (18.63%) DHCP
15 18 (17.65%) ASP.NET
16 17 (16.67%) VB
17 15 (14.71%) Project Management
18 14 (13.73%) CA
18 14 (13.73%) Oracle
18 14 (13.73%) VBA
18 14 (13.73%) Linux
19 13 (12.75%) DB2
19 13 (12.75%) Perl
19 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (12.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 12 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.78%) IIS
3 9 (8.82%) Apache
4 6 (5.88%) CICS
4 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.94%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.94%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.96%) Node.js
6 2 (1.96%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (31.37%) MS Office
2 10 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.63%) DHCP
1 19 (18.63%) DNS
2 11 (10.78%) SAN
3 10 (9.80%) Internet
4 7 (6.86%) Intranet
4 7 (6.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.88%) FTP
5 6 (5.88%) SSL
5 6 (5.88%) WinSCP
6 4 (3.92%) Firewall
7 2 (1.96%) Skype
7 2 (1.96%) VoIP
7 2 (1.96%) VPN
8 1 (0.98%) ATM
8 1 (0.98%) IPv4
8 1 (0.98%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.98%) LTE
8 1 (0.98%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.98%) VoLTE
8 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.75%) DB2
2 13 (12.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (9.80%) MS Access
4 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 6 (5.88%) Easytrieve
5 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.92%) GIS
6 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.94%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 22 (21.57%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Banking
3 3 (2.94%) Advertising
3 3 (2.94%) Legal
3 3 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Analyst
2 22 (21.57%) Developer
3 10 (9.80%) .NET Developer
3 10 (9.80%) Applications Developer
4 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Developer
5 6 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 6 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (4.90%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Administrator
7 4 (3.92%) ASP Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Change Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Desktop Support
7 4 (3.92%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Server Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Data Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.61%) .NET
2 18 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 8 (7.84%) Web Services
4 6 (5.88%) ISPF
5 5 (4.90%) Classic ASP
6 3 (2.94%) HTML
6 3 (2.94%) jQuery
6 3 (2.94%) Middleware
7 2 (1.96%) ADO.NET
7 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.96%) CSS
7 2 (1.96%) HTML5
7 2 (1.96%) MDX
7 2 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.98%) ActiveX
8 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.98%) WCF
8 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.88%) VSAM
4 5 (4.90%) IVR
5 4 (3.92%) Clustering
6 3 (2.94%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.94%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.94%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.98%) Economics
8 1 (0.98%) PMI
8 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (43.14%) Windows
2 23 (22.55%) Windows Server
3 14 (13.73%) Linux
4 12 (11.76%) Unix
4 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.86%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.88%) MVS
8 3 (2.94%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.98%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.35%) ITIL
2 15 (14.71%) Project Management
3 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (10.78%) Incident Management
5 11 (10.78%) Mentoring
6 10 (9.80%) Change Control
6 10 (9.80%) Migration
6 10 (9.80%) Risk Management
6 10 (9.80%) Time Management
7 9 (8.82%) Service Management
8 8 (7.84%) Change Management
8 8 (7.84%) ITIL V3
8 8 (7.84%) Server Building
9 7 (6.86%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.86%) Performance Management
9 7 (6.86%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.88%) Problem Management
10 6 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.31%) SQL
2 20 (19.61%) C#
3 17 (16.67%) VB
4 14 (13.73%) VBA
5 13 (12.75%) Perl
6 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.86%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.86%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.86%) VBScript
8 6 (5.88%) Assembly Language
8 6 (5.88%) C++
8 6 (5.88%) CLIST
8 6 (5.88%) COBOL
8 6 (5.88%) Java
8 6 (5.88%) JCL
8 6 (5.88%) REXX
9 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.94%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.96%) VB6
12 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (30.39%) Security Cleared
2 22 (21.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) Degree
4 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.92%) AAT
7 2 (1.96%) MCSA
7 2 (1.96%) MCSE
7 2 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.98%) APMP
8 1 (0.98%) CAPM
8 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.98%) ISEB
8 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.98%) MCTS
8 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.86%) Terminal Services
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (5.88%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.92%) XenApp
6 2 (1.96%) Firmware
6 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.96%) vSphere
7 1 (0.98%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) MOM
1 7 (6.86%) Tivoli
2 6 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (4.90%) SCCM
4 3 (2.94%) HP SIM
4 3 (2.94%) OpenView
4 3 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.94%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.98%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 62 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 29 (28.43%) HP
3 14 (13.73%) CA
3 14 (13.73%) Oracle
4 8 (7.84%) VMware
5 7 (6.86%) BMC
5 7 (6.86%) Citrix
5 7 (6.86%) ServiceNow
6 6 (5.88%) IBM
6 6 (5.88%) Micro Focus
7 5 (4.90%) Cisco
8 4 (3.92%) Dell
9 3 (2.94%) AppSense
9 3 (2.94%) Lotus
9 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.94%) Symantec
9 3 (2.94%) ThinPrint
10 2 (1.96%) Twitter
11 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.98%) Tellabs
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