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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 34 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 126 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.76% 6.65% 7.18%
As % of the Applications category 68.11% 60.56% 70.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 22 16
Median daily rate £285 £200 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £120 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £347 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 6 4
Median hourly rate £27.00 £10.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.41% -39.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £23.84 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
185 71 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.87% 10.97% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 34 18
Median daily rate £310 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 11 11
Median hourly rate £26.50 £13.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.84% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £9.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £28.74 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 30 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 June 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 -6 120 £280 +40.00% 10
Sunderland -2 3 - -
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 101 (70.63%) Microsoft
2 86 (60.14%) Windows
3 81 (56.64%) Security Cleared
4 71 (49.65%) SQL Server
5 69 (48.25%) SC Cleared
6 68 (47.55%) SQL
6 68 (47.55%) Active Directory
7 65 (45.45%) HP
8 60 (41.96%) ITIL
9 48 (33.57%) Oracle
10 46 (32.17%) VMware
11 45 (31.47%) DHCP
11 45 (31.47%) DNS
11 45 (31.47%) Windows Server
12 43 (30.07%) Microsoft Certification
13 33 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (22.38%) Citrix
15 28 (19.58%) VB
15 28 (19.58%) Incident Management
16 27 (18.88%) Clustering
16 27 (18.88%) MS Office
16 27 (18.88%) Management Information System
17 26 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
18 25 (17.48%) High Availability
19 23 (16.08%) SAN
19 23 (16.08%) Terminal Services
19 23 (16.08%) Microsoft App-V
20 22 (15.38%) Degree
20 22 (15.38%) PowerShell
20 22 (15.38%) Mentoring

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 19 (13.29%) IIS
2 18 (12.59%) Apache
2 18 (12.59%) IBM Notes
3 10 (6.99%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.90%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.10%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.40%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (18.88%) MS Office
2 10 (6.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.10%) MS Project
4 3 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.40%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (31.47%) DHCP
1 45 (31.47%) DNS
2 23 (16.08%) SAN
3 21 (14.69%) TCP/IP
4 19 (13.29%) Firewall
5 13 (9.09%) Internet
6 11 (7.69%) Intranet
7 8 (5.59%) HTTP
8 3 (2.10%) SNMP
8 3 (2.10%) SSL
9 2 (1.40%) Extranet
9 2 (1.40%) Skype
9 2 (1.40%) VPN
10 1 (0.70%) ATM
10 1 (0.70%) BGP
10 1 (0.70%) IPv4
10 1 (0.70%) LTE
10 1 (0.70%) MPLS
10 1 (0.70%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.70%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (49.65%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.59%) DB2
3 15 (10.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (6.29%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (4.90%) Relational Database
9 6 (4.20%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 1 (0.70%) GIS
13 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (13.29%) MSI
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (13.99%) Finance
2 6 (4.20%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.80%) Advertising
3 4 (2.80%) Billing
4 3 (2.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.40%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Publishing
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (13.29%) Wintel Support
2 16 (11.19%) Analyst
3 14 (9.79%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 12 (8.39%) Server Support
6 11 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (6.99%) Developer
8 9 (6.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.20%) Subject Matter Expert
9 6 (4.20%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.50%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.50%) Technical Leader
11 4 (2.80%) Administrator
11 4 (2.80%) ASP Developer
11 4 (2.80%) Change Analyst
11 4 (2.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 4 (2.80%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.99%) Middleware
2 10 (6.99%) .NET
3 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.50%) Web Services
5 4 (2.80%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.40%) HTML
6 2 (1.40%) HTML5
6 2 (1.40%) MDX
7 1 (0.70%) ActiveX
7 1 (0.70%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.70%) D3.js
7 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.88%) Clustering
1 27 (18.88%) Management Information System
2 22 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (12.59%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.59%) CMDB
4 8 (5.59%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.10%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.40%) Economics
6 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.70%) PMI
7 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Replication
7 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 86 (60.14%) Windows
2 45 (31.47%) Windows Server
3 20 (13.99%) Unix
4 18 (12.59%) Linux
5 16 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.10%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.96%) ITIL
2 28 (19.58%) Incident Management
3 25 (17.48%) High Availability
4 22 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 18 (12.59%) Application Packaging
5 18 (12.59%) ITIL V3
6 17 (11.89%) Change Management
6 17 (11.89%) Configuration Management
7 16 (11.19%) Project Management
7 16 (11.19%) Service Delivery
8 15 (10.49%) Server Building
9 12 (8.39%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (7.69%) Escalation Management
11 10 (6.99%) Business Analysis
11 10 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (6.99%) Change Control
11 10 (6.99%) Problem Management
11 10 (6.99%) Risk Management
12 9 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (6.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 68 (47.55%) SQL
2 28 (19.58%) VB
3 22 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 18 (12.59%) Perl
4 18 (12.59%) Shell Script
5 16 (11.19%) VBScript
6 13 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 10 (6.99%) C#
8 4 (2.80%) VBA
9 3 (2.10%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.40%) VB6
11 1 (0.70%) C
11 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 81 (56.64%) Security Cleared
2 69 (48.25%) SC Cleared
3 43 (30.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (15.38%) Degree
5 20 (13.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (8.39%) AAT
7 9 (6.29%) MCSA
8 8 (5.59%) MCSE
9 6 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.70%) APMP
10 1 (0.70%) CAPM
10 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.70%) HNC
10 1 (0.70%) HND
10 1 (0.70%) ISEB
10 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.70%) MCDST
10 1 (0.70%) MCP
10 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.69%) SLA
2 3 (2.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.10%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) GxP
System Software
1 68 (47.55%) Active Directory
2 33 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 23 (16.08%) Terminal Services
4 6 (4.20%) Firmware
4 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (4.20%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (4.20%) XenApp
5 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
2 21 (14.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 20 (13.99%) Perfmon
4 18 (12.59%) MOM
4 18 (12.59%) OpenView
4 18 (12.59%) Tivoli
5 17 (11.89%) HP SiteScope
6 12 (8.39%) HP SIM
7 7 (4.90%) SCCM
8 4 (2.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.70%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.70%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 101 (70.63%) Microsoft
2 65 (45.45%) HP
3 48 (33.57%) Oracle
4 46 (32.17%) VMware
5 32 (22.38%) Citrix
6 19 (13.29%) CA
7 18 (12.59%) BMC
7 18 (12.59%) Lotus
8 16 (11.19%) ServiceNow
9 10 (6.99%) TIBCO
10 7 (4.90%) Siemens
11 5 (3.50%) AppSense
11 5 (3.50%) SAP
12 4 (2.80%) ThinPrint
13 3 (2.10%) Altiris
13 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.10%) Symantec
14 2 (1.40%) Cisco
14 2 (1.40%) Fujitsu
14 2 (1.40%) Nintex
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