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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 44 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.24% 7.20% 6.08%
As % of the Applications category 65.67% 58.62% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 4
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£200 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £20.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +90.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
67 58 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.02% 12.29% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 10
Average daily rate £250 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £147 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 +4 42 £200 -15.78% 19
Sunderland -9 2 - - 1
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 26 (38.24%) ITIL
3 23 (33.82%) MS Office
3 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
4 19 (27.94%) Windows
4 19 (27.94%) Change Management
5 18 (26.47%) Service Management
6 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
7 14 (20.59%) HP
8 12 (17.65%) Cisco
9 11 (16.18%) Time Management
9 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
10 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (11.76%) CA
11 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 8 (11.76%) ITSM
11 8 (11.76%) Finance
11 8 (11.76%) Release Management
11 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
12 7 (10.29%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (10.29%) F5
12 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
12 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
12 7 (10.29%) Firewall
12 7 (10.29%) Juniper
12 7 (10.29%) CheckPoint
12 7 (10.29%) McAfee
12 7 (10.29%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.47%) Node.js
3 1 (1.47%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.47%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) Documentum
Applications
1 23 (33.82%) MS Office
2 4 (5.88%) MS Project
3 3 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.47%) Windchill
5 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (10.29%) Firewall
1 7 (10.29%) LAN
1 7 (10.29%) WAN
2 6 (8.82%) SAN
2 6 (8.82%) Junos
3 5 (7.35%) Network Security
4 4 (5.88%) DNS
5 3 (4.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (4.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (4.41%) SSL
6 2 (2.94%) DHCP
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.47%) NAS
7 1 (1.47%) DSL
7 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) MS Access
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.47%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Automotive
2 1 (1.47%) Legal
2 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Analyst
2 12 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Release Manager
4 8 (11.76%) Change Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Network Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Service Manager
10 2 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (2.94%) Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Capacity Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 1 (1.47%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) HTML
2 4 (5.88%) XML
2 4 (5.88%) XSL
2 4 (5.88%) XSLT
2 4 (5.88%) Swing
2 4 (5.88%) Itk
3 3 (4.41%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.47%) SignalR
4 1 (1.47%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.47%) HTML5
4 1 (1.47%) LINQ
4 1 (1.47%) jQuery
4 1 (1.47%) Ajax
4 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.35%) Economics
3 5 (7.35%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) CMDB
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Windows
2 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) ITIL
2 19 (27.94%) Change Management
3 18 (26.47%) Service Management
4 11 (16.18%) Time Management
4 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
5 8 (11.76%) ITSM
5 8 (11.76%) Release Management
6 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.82%) CAD
7 6 (8.82%) Project Management
7 6 (8.82%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.35%) ITIL V3
8 5 (7.35%) Information Security
8 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.88%) SOA
9 4 (5.88%) PLM
9 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.88%) Migration
9 4 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) Java
2 5 (7.35%) SQL
3 4 (5.88%) C++
3 4 (5.88%) C
3 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.41%) C#
5 2 (2.94%) VBA
5 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Degree
3 3 (4.41%) MCSE
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) JSP 440
2 4 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.82%) vSphere
2 5 (7.35%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.47%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 43 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.59%) HP
3 12 (17.65%) Cisco
4 8 (11.76%) CA
5 7 (10.29%) F5
5 7 (10.29%) Juniper
5 7 (10.29%) CheckPoint
5 7 (10.29%) McAfee
6 6 (8.82%) EMC
6 6 (8.82%) TippingPoint
7 5 (7.35%) 3PAR
7 5 (7.35%) Siemens
7 5 (7.35%) Dell
8 4 (5.88%) Crossbeam
8 4 (5.88%) Riverbed
8 4 (5.88%) Tableau
9 3 (4.41%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.47%) OpenText
10 1 (1.47%) PTC
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle
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