The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 31 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.20% 5.45% 4.47%
As % of the Applications category 73.81% 40.74% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 7
Average daily rate
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£295 £260 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £195 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £313 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.55 £8.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.87% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £8.00 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £8.00 £17.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.98 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% -6.37%
Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
42 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.11% 13.37% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 14
Average daily rate £265 £295 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% -21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £8.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £8.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £8.00 £17.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 22 £325 +10.16% 18
Sunderland +3 8 £250 +25.00%
Gateshead - 2 - - 3
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.31%) MS Office
2 17 (29.31%) Windows
2 17 (29.31%) SharePoint
3 14 (24.14%) Finance
4 13 (22.41%) ITIL
4 13 (22.41%) SQL
5 12 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
6 11 (18.97%) Service Management
6 11 (18.97%) MS Project
7 10 (17.24%) HP
7 10 (17.24%) Incident Management
8 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
9 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
9 8 (13.79%) Data Analysis
9 8 (13.79%) WAN
9 8 (13.79%) LAN
10 7 (12.07%) VBA
10 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
11 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (8.62%) DNS
12 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
12 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
12 5 (8.62%) WhatsUp Gold
12 5 (8.62%) Project Planning
12 5 (8.62%) Network Management
12 5 (8.62%) Network Monitoring
13 4 (6.90%) F5

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 17 (29.31%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) SAS
2 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (29.31%) MS Office
2 12 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (18.97%) MS Project
4 1 (1.72%) Open Workbench
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) LAN
1 8 (13.79%) WAN
2 5 (8.62%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) Firewall
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (5.17%) Network Security
4 3 (5.17%) SAN
4 3 (5.17%) Junos
4 3 (5.17%) DHCP
4 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.45%) SSL
5 2 (3.45%) VoIP
5 2 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.72%) Intranet
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.72%) LTE
6 1 (1.72%) GSM
6 1 (1.72%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.72%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.72%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Analyst
2 8 (13.79%) Support Analyst
2 8 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Service Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Technical Support
4 5 (8.62%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Project Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) MI Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Project Support Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Migration Technician
7 2 (3.45%) PMO Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Programme Support Officer
8 1 (1.72%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) HTML
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) HTML5
3 1 (1.72%) CSS3
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) NHS
1 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.17%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.45%) Statistics
3 1 (1.72%) Economics
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.45%) UNIX
7 1 (1.72%) Linux
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) ITIL
2 11 (18.97%) Service Management
3 10 (17.24%) Incident Management
4 8 (13.79%) Data Analysis
5 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.62%) Project Planning
6 5 (8.62%) Network Management
6 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.62%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.90%) Change Management
7 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.90%) Quality Management
8 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (3.45%) Network Design
9 2 (3.45%) Time Management
9 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) VBA
3 4 (6.90%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) MUMPS
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.72%) MCT
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) HL7
2 3 (5.17%) JSP 440
2 3 (5.17%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.17%) vSphere
2 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) HP
3 4 (6.90%) Juniper
3 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.90%) McAfee
3 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco
3 4 (6.90%) F5
4 3 (5.17%) 3PAR
4 3 (5.17%) TippingPoint
4 3 (5.17%) InterSystems
4 3 (5.17%) CA
4 3 (5.17%) EMC
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Crossbeam
5 2 (3.45%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) Veritas
6 1 (1.72%) Lotus
6 1 (1.72%) Genesys
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