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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / North East
Rank 21 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 82 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.39% 4.40% 7.88%
As % of the Applications category 74.55% 66.10% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 24 21
Median daily rate £350 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £400 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £9.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £20.25 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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
110 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.60% 6.66% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 38 32
Median daily rate £325 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £100 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 10
Median hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.65 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +13 65 £350 +22.80% 12
Durham -3 7 £350 +5.66% 5
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 (87.68%) Microsoft
2 150 (71.09%) Windows
3 102 (48.34%) ITIL
4 83 (39.34%) Active Directory
5 65 (30.81%) Security Cleared
6 64 (30.33%) Windows Server
7 61 (28.91%) Linux
8 60 (28.44%) Open Source
8 60 (28.44%) SaaS
8 60 (28.44%) PaaS
8 60 (28.44%) IaaS
8 60 (28.44%) DevOps
9 57 (27.01%) SQL
9 57 (27.01%) Change Management
10 56 (26.54%) Analytical Skills
11 54 (25.59%) PRINCE2
11 54 (25.59%) MS PowerPoint
12 52 (24.64%) Problem Management
13 49 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (23.22%) Data Management
14 48 (22.75%) DHCP
15 46 (21.80%) DNS
15 46 (21.80%) Unix
16 45 (21.33%) SC Cleared
17 41 (19.43%) SQL Server
18 40 (18.96%) AIX
19 39 (18.48%) Service Management
19 39 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
20 36 (17.06%) Microsoft Certification
21 35 (16.59%) 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 33 (15.64%) SharePoint
2 29 (13.74%) WebSphere
3 25 (11.85%) Skype for Business
4 24 (11.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (11.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (11.37%) MS Exchange
5 23 (10.90%) IIS
6 17 (8.06%) Office Communications Server
7 16 (7.58%) OpenStack
8 15 (7.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (5.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (2.84%) Tuxedo
10 6 (2.84%) WebLogic
11 5 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (2.37%) SAS
12 3 (1.42%) Apache
12 3 (1.42%) Jetty
12 3 (1.42%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (25.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 24 (11.37%) MS Office
3 8 (3.79%) MS Project
4 5 (2.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.79%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 60 (28.44%) IaaS
1 60 (28.44%) PaaS
1 60 (28.44%) SaaS
2 24 (11.37%) Office 365
3 12 (5.69%) HP Helion
4 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.42%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (22.75%) DHCP
2 46 (21.80%) DNS
3 24 (11.37%) Skype
4 22 (10.43%) LAN
5 20 (9.48%) WAN
6 15 (7.11%) TCP/IP
7 13 (6.16%) LDAP
8 4 (1.90%) 3G
8 4 (1.90%) Internet
8 4 (1.90%) Intranet
8 4 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.42%) FTP
9 3 (1.42%) HTTP
9 3 (1.42%) IPsec
9 3 (1.42%) SSL
10 2 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.90%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.11%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (6.16%) DB2
5 12 (5.69%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.74%) Oracle Database
6 10 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.32%) OLTP
8 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.84%) Ingres
9 6 (2.84%) OLAP
9 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.37%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (2.37%) QlikView
11 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.90%) SAP BW
12 3 (1.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (1.42%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.42%) Travis CI
2 2 (0.95%) CA Gen
2 2 (0.95%) MSI
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (9.00%) Finance
2 1 (0.47%) Advertising
2 1 (0.47%) Banking
2 1 (0.47%) Legal
2 1 (0.47%) Local Government
2 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (14.69%) Support Engineer
2 24 (11.37%) Architect
2 24 (11.37%) DBA
3 20 (9.48%) Administrator
3 20 (9.48%) Analyst
3 20 (9.48%) Operations Engineer
4 19 (9.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (7.58%) Developer
6 16 (7.58%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 15 (7.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 13 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.69%) Messaging Support
10 11 (5.21%) Migration Engineer
10 11 (5.21%) SQL DBA
11 10 (4.74%) Operations Analyst
11 10 (4.74%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (4.27%) Messaging Engineer
12 9 (4.27%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.53%) .NET
2 12 (5.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.90%) Middleware
4 3 (1.42%) J2EE
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (1.42%) Servlets
5 2 (0.95%) HTML
6 1 (0.47%) HTML5
6 1 (0.47%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 56 (26.54%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (13.27%) Management Information System
3 25 (11.85%) Data Centre
4 21 (9.95%) Computer Science
4 21 (9.95%) Private Cloud
5 12 (5.69%) Clustering
6 11 (5.21%) Tandem
7 6 (2.84%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.37%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.90%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.90%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.95%) iPad
10 2 (0.95%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.47%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.47%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 150 (71.09%) Windows
2 64 (30.33%) Windows Server
3 61 (28.91%) Linux
4 46 (21.80%) Unix
5 40 (18.96%) AIX
6 39 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (16.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (15.17%) Windows 7
9 30 (14.22%) Windows XP
10 28 (13.27%) Windows 2000
11 27 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (6.16%) Android
13 11 (5.21%) Apple iOS
14 7 (3.32%) Windows 10
14 7 (3.32%) Windows 8
15 6 (2.84%) VME
16 5 (2.37%) MVS
16 5 (2.37%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (2.37%) zOS
17 2 (0.95%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (48.34%) ITIL
2 60 (28.44%) DevOps
2 60 (28.44%) Open Source
3 57 (27.01%) Change Management
4 54 (25.59%) PRINCE2
5 52 (24.64%) Problem Management
6 49 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (23.22%) Data Management
7 39 (18.48%) Service Management
8 32 (15.17%) Migration
9 30 (14.22%) ITSM
10 24 (11.37%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 22 (10.43%) Network Design
12 19 (9.00%) Office Automation
12 19 (9.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 18 (8.53%) Matrix Organization
13 18 (8.53%) Release Management
14 17 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (7.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.01%) SQL
2 35 (16.59%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.21%) C#
4 9 (4.27%) VB
5 7 (3.32%) Java
6 6 (2.84%) COBOL
7 5 (2.37%) C
8 4 (1.90%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.42%) VBScript
10 2 (0.95%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.47%) Jython
11 1 (0.47%) Perl
11 1 (0.47%) Python
11 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (30.81%) Security Cleared
2 45 (21.33%) SC Cleared
3 36 (17.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (16.11%) MCSE
5 31 (14.69%) Degree
6 17 (8.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (5.69%) MCSA
8 11 (5.21%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.95%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.47%) HND
10 1 (0.47%) MCDST
10 1 (0.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.32%) SLA
2 16 (7.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) PMO
3 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 83 (39.34%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.69%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (5.69%) vSphere
3 12 (5.69%) XenApp
4 11 (5.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (4.27%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.90%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.90%) XenServer
7 3 (1.42%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (1.42%) Xen
8 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (11.85%) SCCM
2 12 (5.69%) HP SiteScope
3 7 (3.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.37%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.42%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.42%) Puppet
5 3 (1.42%) SCOM
5 3 (1.42%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.42%) WSUS
6 2 (0.95%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.95%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.47%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.47%) MOM
7 1 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.47%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.47%) SCSM
7 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 185 (87.68%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.11%) Oracle
3 30 (14.22%) VMware
4 21 (9.95%) HP
5 13 (6.16%) Citrix
6 11 (5.21%) AppSense
7 8 (3.79%) SAP
8 7 (3.32%) Sitecore
8 7 (3.32%) ThinPrint
9 6 (2.84%) Trend Micro
10 5 (2.37%) Cisco
11 4 (1.90%) CA
11 4 (1.90%) Informatica
11 4 (1.90%) IronPort
12 3 (1.42%) Google
12 3 (1.42%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.95%) Apple
13 2 (0.95%) BMC
13 2 (0.95%) IBM
13 2 (0.95%) NetApp
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