The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 48 15 33
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +18
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 48 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.94% 8.08% 5.25%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 69.57% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 17
Median daily rate £310 £200 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £120 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £342 £267
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £10.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
MS Excel
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
80 69 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.23% 11.62% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 37
Median daily rate £310 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £11.81 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.18% -15.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Tyne and Wear region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Tyne and Wear region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 46 £310 +55.00% 10
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 47 (56.63%) Microsoft
2 42 (50.60%) Windows
3 40 (48.19%) SQL Server
4 35 (42.17%) SQL
5 31 (37.35%) ITIL
6 30 (36.14%) Security Cleared
7 26 (31.33%) MS Office
7 26 (31.33%) HP
8 25 (30.12%) Active Directory
9 22 (26.51%) Finance
9 22 (26.51%) Windows Server
10 21 (25.30%) SC Cleared
11 19 (22.89%) DHCP
11 19 (22.89%) DNS
11 19 (22.89%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (21.69%) VB
12 18 (21.69%) .NET
12 18 (21.69%) C#
12 18 (21.69%) Management Information System
13 16 (19.28%) Oracle
13 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET
14 15 (18.07%) Linux
14 15 (18.07%) CA
15 14 (16.87%) DB2
15 14 (16.87%) VBA
15 14 (16.87%) Perl
16 13 (15.66%) Unix
17 12 (14.46%) SAN
17 12 (14.46%) Mentoring
18 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 10 (12.05%) Apache
1 10 (12.05%) IIS
1 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.23%) CICS
2 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.82%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 26 (31.33%) MS Office
2 10 (12.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.82%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.89%) DHCP
1 19 (22.89%) DNS
2 12 (14.46%) SAN
3 9 (10.84%) Internet
4 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.23%) FTP
5 6 (7.23%) Intranet
5 6 (7.23%) SSL
5 6 (7.23%) WinSCP
6 5 (6.02%) Firewall
7 2 (2.41%) Skype
7 2 (2.41%) VoIP
7 2 (2.41%) VPN
8 1 (1.20%) ATM
8 1 (1.20%) GSM
8 1 (1.20%) IPv4
8 1 (1.20%) LAN
8 1 (1.20%) SDH
8 1 (1.20%) UMTS
8 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (48.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.87%) DB2
3 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (12.05%) MS Access
4 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 6 (7.23%) Easytrieve
5 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.82%) GIS
6 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.61%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.23%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.82%) MSI
General
1 22 (26.51%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Advertising
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Developer
2 18 (21.69%) Analyst
3 10 (12.05%) Applications Developer
4 8 (9.64%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.23%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.82%) ASP Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Change Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.82%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (3.61%) SQL Data Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) T-SQL Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.69%) .NET
2 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.23%) ISPF
3 6 (7.23%) Web Services
4 5 (6.02%) Classic ASP
5 4 (4.82%) Middleware
6 2 (2.41%) ADO.NET
6 2 (2.41%) MDX
7 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.20%) ActiveX
7 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.20%) HTML
7 1 (1.20%) jQuery
7 1 (1.20%) WCF
7 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (21.69%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
5 6 (7.23%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (7.23%) Mainframe
5 6 (7.23%) VSAM
6 4 (4.82%) Clustering
7 3 (3.61%) Data Extraction
7 3 (3.61%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.61%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.20%) CMDB
8 1 (1.20%) Economics
8 1 (1.20%) PMI
8 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.60%) Windows
2 22 (26.51%) Windows Server
3 15 (18.07%) Linux
4 13 (15.66%) Unix
5 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (7.23%) MVS
9 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.20%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) ITIL
2 12 (14.46%) Mentoring
3 11 (13.25%) Incident Management
4 10 (12.05%) Project Management
5 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.84%) ITIL V3
5 9 (10.84%) Migration
5 9 (10.84%) Service Management
6 8 (9.64%) Change Control
6 8 (9.64%) Change Management
6 8 (9.64%) Server Building
7 7 (8.43%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.23%) High Availability
8 6 (7.23%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.02%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.02%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
9 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (42.17%) SQL
2 18 (21.69%) C#
2 18 (21.69%) VB
3 14 (16.87%) Perl
3 14 (16.87%) VBA
4 8 (9.64%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.43%) VBScript
6 6 (7.23%) Assembly Language
6 6 (7.23%) C++
6 6 (7.23%) CLIST
6 6 (7.23%) COBOL
6 6 (7.23%) Java
6 6 (7.23%) JCL
6 6 (7.23%) REXX
7 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.41%) VB6
10 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (36.14%) Security Cleared
2 21 (25.30%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.84%) Degree
3 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (6.02%) AAT
6 2 (2.41%) MCSA
6 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.20%) APMP
7 1 (1.20%) CAPM
7 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) ISEB
7 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.20%) MCSE
7 1 (1.20%) MCTS
7 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (30.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.64%) Terminal Services
3 7 (8.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (7.23%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.82%) XenApp
6 2 (2.41%) Firmware
6 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.41%) vSphere
7 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) MOM
1 8 (9.64%) Tivoli
2 7 (8.43%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (4.82%) HP SIM
3 4 (4.82%) OpenView
3 4 (4.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (4.82%) Perfmon
4 3 (3.61%) SCCM
5 1 (1.20%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.20%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 47 (56.63%) Microsoft
2 26 (31.33%) HP
3 16 (19.28%) Oracle
4 15 (18.07%) CA
5 9 (10.84%) VMware
6 8 (9.64%) BMC
6 8 (9.64%) Citrix
6 8 (9.64%) ServiceNow
7 6 (7.23%) IBM
7 6 (7.23%) Micro Focus
8 5 (6.02%) Cisco
9 4 (4.82%) Dell
9 4 (4.82%) Lotus
10 3 (3.61%) AppSense
10 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.61%) Symantec
10 3 (3.61%) ThinPrint
11 1 (1.20%) Huawei
11 1 (1.20%) Tellabs
11 1 (1.20%) Virgin Media