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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 40 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 31 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.37% 8.15% 5.47%
As % of the Applications category 52.54% 70.73% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 5
Average daily rate
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£200 £295 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £130 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £438 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.50 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +106.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.24%
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
59 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.32% 11.52% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 10
Average daily rate £281 £265 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £443 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 1
Average hourly rate £11.75 £13.50 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.96% +68.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 28 £250 -23.07% 11
Sunderland -6 3 £200 -20.00% 2
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 45 (56.96%) Microsoft
2 25 (31.65%) ITIL
3 23 (29.11%) MS Office
4 22 (27.85%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (26.58%) Security Cleared
6 20 (25.32%) Windows
6 20 (25.32%) Change Management
7 14 (17.72%) Service Management
8 12 (15.19%) HP
9 11 (13.92%) Time Management
10 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
10 10 (12.66%) Cisco
10 10 (12.66%) CA
10 10 (12.66%) SQL
10 10 (12.66%) Finance
11 9 (11.39%) Incident Management
12 8 (10.13%) Release Management
12 8 (10.13%) ITSM
12 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
12 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
13 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (8.86%) Project Management
14 6 (7.59%) CAD
14 6 (7.59%) Java
14 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2
14 6 (7.59%) XML
14 6 (7.59%) XSLT
14 6 (7.59%) Windows XP
14 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (7.59%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.53%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) Documentum
3 1 (1.27%) SAS
3 1 (1.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.27%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (29.11%) MS Office
2 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.80%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.53%) MS Project
5 1 (1.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) LAN
1 5 (6.33%) WAN
1 5 (6.33%) SAN
1 5 (6.33%) Firewall
1 5 (6.33%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (6.33%) Junos
2 3 (3.80%) Network Security
3 2 (2.53%) Internet
3 2 (2.53%) DHCP
3 2 (2.53%) DNS
4 1 (1.27%) SSL
4 1 (1.27%) DSL
4 1 (1.27%) Intranet
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.27%) NAS
4 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) MS Access
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.27%) DTS
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.27%) IDMS
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Subversion
2 1 (1.27%) Selenium
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Automotive
2 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Back Office
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Billing
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Analyst
2 16 (20.25%) Service Analyst
2 16 (20.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (10.13%) Administrator
3 8 (10.13%) Release Manager
3 8 (10.13%) Change Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.06%) Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (2.53%) Project Administrator
8 2 (2.53%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) XML
1 6 (7.59%) XSLT
2 4 (5.06%) Swing
2 4 (5.06%) Itk
2 4 (5.06%) XSL
2 4 (5.06%) HTML
2 4 (5.06%) .NET
3 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.53%) Web Services
4 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.27%) REST
5 1 (1.27%) SOAP
5 1 (1.27%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.27%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.80%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.53%) Economics
4 2 (2.53%) Clustering
4 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) CMDB
5 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.59%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.27%) UNIX
4 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) ITIL
2 20 (25.32%) Change Management
3 14 (17.72%) Service Management
4 11 (13.92%) Time Management
5 9 (11.39%) Incident Management
6 8 (10.13%) ITSM
6 8 (10.13%) Release Management
7 7 (8.86%) Project Management
8 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.59%) CAD
9 5 (6.33%) Information Security
9 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
9 5 (6.33%) ITIL V3
10 4 (5.06%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (5.06%) PLM
10 4 (5.06%) Migration
10 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.06%) SOA
11 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) Java
3 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.06%) C
3 4 (5.06%) C++
4 3 (3.80%) C#
5 2 (2.53%) VB
5 2 (2.53%) VBA
6 1 (1.27%) VB6
6 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (26.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) Degree
4 3 (3.80%) MCSE
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
1 5 (6.33%) vSphere
2 4 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.53%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.27%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (56.96%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.19%) HP
3 10 (12.66%) Cisco
3 10 (12.66%) CA
4 5 (6.33%) Siemens
4 5 (6.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.33%) McAfee
4 5 (6.33%) Juniper
4 5 (6.33%) Dell
4 5 (6.33%) EMC
4 5 (6.33%) TippingPoint
4 5 (6.33%) F5
5 4 (5.06%) Tableau
5 4 (5.06%) Riverbed
5 4 (5.06%) 3PAR
5 4 (5.06%) Crossbeam
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle
6 3 (3.80%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.27%) SAP
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