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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 27 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.72% 6.98% 6.73%
As % of the Applications category 50.94% 75.00% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 5
Average daily rate
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£333 £250 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
53 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.18% 9.30% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 18
Average daily rate £428 £250 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £220 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +6 25 £330 +29.41% 11
Wallsend - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 61 (70.11%) Microsoft
2 49 (56.32%) Windows
3 46 (52.87%) Security Cleared
4 31 (35.63%) MS Office
5 30 (34.48%) SQL Server
5 30 (34.48%) SQL
6 29 (33.33%) HP
7 25 (28.74%) ITIL
7 25 (28.74%) Service Delivery
7 25 (28.74%) SC Cleared
8 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (21.84%) Incident Management
11 18 (20.69%) Service Management
11 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET
11 18 (20.69%) .NET
11 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
11 18 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (19.54%) Problem Management
13 16 (18.39%) C#
14 15 (17.24%) SharePoint
15 14 (16.09%) VBScript
15 14 (16.09%) VB.NET
15 14 (16.09%) VBA
15 14 (16.09%) N-Tier
15 14 (16.09%) Clustering
15 14 (16.09%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.05%) IBM Notes
3 5 (5.75%) Apache
3 5 (5.75%) IIS
4 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 31 (35.63%) MS Office
2 7 (8.05%) MS Project
3 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) DNS
1 11 (12.64%) Firewall
2 7 (8.05%) SAN
2 7 (8.05%) LAN
2 7 (8.05%) WAN
2 7 (8.05%) Network Security
2 7 (8.05%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (6.90%) SSL
4 5 (5.75%) DHCP
5 4 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (4.60%) Junos
6 2 (2.30%) Intranet
7 1 (1.15%) Wireless
7 1 (1.15%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (16.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (10.34%) Relational Database
6 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.75%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.60%) SAP BI
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.15%) MSI
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (19.54%) Developer
2 11 (12.64%) Analyst
3 9 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.05%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.05%) Network Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Applications Support
5 5 (5.75%) Service Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.60%) Wintel Support
6 4 (4.60%) Service Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Consultant
7 3 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.45%) Administrator
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET
1 18 (20.69%) .NET
2 10 (11.49%) Web Services
2 10 (11.49%) MDX
3 5 (5.75%) Middleware
4 3 (3.45%) CSS
4 3 (3.45%) HTML
4 3 (3.45%) HTML5
4 3 (3.45%) CSS3
5 2 (2.30%) REST
5 2 (2.30%) SOAP
6 1 (1.15%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.15%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.15%) SignalR
6 1 (1.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.09%) N-Tier
2 14 (16.09%) Clustering
3 6 (6.90%) Cryptography
3 6 (6.90%) Economics
4 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.60%) IVR
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) NHS
6 1 (1.15%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.15%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 49 (56.32%) Windows
2 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.30%) UNIX
5 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) ITIL
1 25 (28.74%) Service Delivery
2 19 (21.84%) Incident Management
3 18 (20.69%) Service Management
3 18 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (19.54%) Problem Management
5 14 (16.09%) Data Management
6 12 (13.79%) Web Design
7 9 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (9.20%) Project Management
8 8 (9.20%) Configuration Management
9 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.05%) Network Management
10 6 (6.90%) Load Balancing
10 6 (6.90%) Network Design
10 6 (6.90%) Change Control
11 5 (5.75%) CRM
12 4 (4.60%) Time Management
12 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (4.60%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) SQL
2 16 (18.39%) C#
3 14 (16.09%) VBScript
3 14 (16.09%) VB.NET
3 14 (16.09%) VBA
4 12 (13.79%) VB
5 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.45%) C
7 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (52.87%) Security Cleared
2 25 (28.74%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.15%) MCSE
5 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.15%) ISEB
5 1 (1.15%) CCNP
5 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) QA
2 5 (5.75%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.05%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.75%) Terminal Services
4 5 (5.75%) vSphere
4 5 (5.75%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) MIIS
2 7 (8.05%) HP SIM
2 7 (8.05%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (5.75%) OpenView
4 4 (4.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.15%) SCCM
6 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (70.11%) Microsoft
2 29 (33.33%) HP
3 11 (12.64%) Cisco
4 9 (10.34%) VMware
5 7 (8.05%) McAfee
5 7 (8.05%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.05%) Lotus
5 7 (8.05%) Juniper
6 6 (6.90%) F5
7 5 (5.75%) EMC
7 5 (5.75%) Citrix
7 5 (5.75%) CA
7 5 (5.75%) Oracle
7 5 (5.75%) 3PAR
7 5 (5.75%) TippingPoint
8 4 (4.60%) SAP
8 4 (4.60%) Genesys
9 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.15%) NetApp
10 1 (1.15%) Crossbeam
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