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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 55 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.05% 5.56% 5.80%
As % of the Applications category 63.22% 62.26% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 9
Average daily rate
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£200 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £149 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £358 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £11.06 £20.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.72% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.46 £20.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £20.00 £13.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
87 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.15% 8.94% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 16
Average daily rate £250 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £140 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £25.00 £12.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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 45 £200 -20.00% 28
Durham -4 9 £250 +6.38% 6
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 (65.26%) Microsoft
2 30 (31.58%) ITIL
3 28 (29.47%) MS Office
4 25 (26.32%) Windows
5 22 (23.16%) Security Cleared
6 19 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (20.00%) Change Management
7 17 (17.89%) Service Management
8 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
8 13 (13.68%) HP
9 12 (12.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (11.58%) Time Management
10 11 (11.58%) Active Directory
10 11 (11.58%) Cisco
10 11 (11.58%) Management Information System
11 10 (10.53%) Service Delivery
11 10 (10.53%) ITSM
11 10 (10.53%) Finance
11 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2
12 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
12 9 (9.47%) Incident Management
13 8 (8.42%) Release Management
13 8 (8.42%) SQL
13 8 (8.42%) CA
13 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (7.37%) Project Management
14 7 (7.37%) MS Project
14 7 (7.37%) Windows XP
14 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.11%) IIS
4 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.05%) Documentum
4 1 (1.05%) CMS
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.05%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 28 (29.47%) MS Office
2 7 (7.37%) MS Project
3 6 (6.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.16%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.05%) Windchill
6 1 (1.05%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) LAN
1 6 (6.32%) WAN
1 6 (6.32%) Firewall
2 5 (5.26%) Junos
2 5 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (5.26%) SAN
3 3 (3.16%) Network Security
4 2 (2.11%) DNS
4 2 (2.11%) DHCP
5 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.05%) VoIP
5 1 (1.05%) SSL
5 1 (1.05%) Internet
5 1 (1.05%) DSL
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.05%) NAS
5 1 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.05%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.26%) MS Access
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.05%) MySQL
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.05%) DTS
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Subversion
2 1 (1.05%) Selenium
2 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (10.53%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Legal
3 2 (2.11%) Advertising
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (41.05%) Analyst
2 15 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 14 (14.74%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (8.42%) Release Manager
4 8 (8.42%) Change Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.32%) Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.16%) PMO Manager
9 3 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) XSLT
1 5 (5.26%) XML
2 4 (4.21%) XSL
2 4 (4.21%) Itk
2 4 (4.21%) Swing
2 4 (4.21%) HTML
3 3 (3.16%) .NET
3 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.05%) SOAP
4 1 (1.05%) Web Services
4 1 (1.05%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.58%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
3 5 (5.26%) Economics
4 4 (4.21%) Social Media
5 3 (3.16%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.11%) iPad
6 2 (2.11%) Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.05%) CMDB
7 1 (1.05%) Social Network
7 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.05%) NHS
7 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.05%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.32%) Windows
2 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.37%) Windows XP
4 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.11%) Linux
5 2 (2.11%) Android
5 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.58%) ITIL
2 19 (20.00%) Change Management
3 17 (17.89%) Service Management
4 11 (11.58%) Time Management
5 10 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 10 (10.53%) ITSM
6 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2
6 9 (9.47%) Incident Management
7 8 (8.42%) Release Management
8 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.37%) Project Management
9 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.32%) CAD
9 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
10 5 (5.26%) Information Security
10 5 (5.26%) Migration
10 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.26%) ITIL V3
11 4 (4.21%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) SQL
2 6 (6.32%) T-SQL
2 6 (6.32%) Java
3 5 (5.26%) C
4 4 (4.21%) C++
5 3 (3.16%) C#
6 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.11%) VBA
7 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.21%) MCSE
4 4 (4.21%) Degree
5 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.05%) MCSA
6 1 (1.05%) CCNA
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (11.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.26%) vSphere
3 4 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.11%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.05%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (65.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.68%) HP
3 11 (11.58%) Cisco
4 8 (8.42%) CA
5 6 (6.32%) Dell
6 5 (5.26%) EMC
6 5 (5.26%) Siemens
6 5 (5.26%) McAfee
6 5 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.26%) Juniper
6 5 (5.26%) TippingPoint
6 5 (5.26%) F5
7 4 (4.21%) Tableau
7 4 (4.21%) Riverbed
7 4 (4.21%) 3PAR
7 4 (4.21%) Crossbeam
8 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.05%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.05%) Sitecore
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