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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 87 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.92% 5.44% 7.29%
As % of the Applications category 68.50% 61.43% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 15
Median daily rate £280 £291 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -22.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £90 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £386 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 5 11
Median hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £9.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £12.10 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.03
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.52%
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
127 70 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.57% 8.85% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 35 26
Median daily rate £323 £339 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.79% -9.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £95 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £407 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 9 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £10.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £15.00 £18.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +4 83 £280 -13.51% 18
Sunderland -1 4 - - 1
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 118 (74.68%) Microsoft
2 95 (60.13%) Security Cleared
3 93 (58.86%) Windows
4 84 (53.16%) SC Cleared
5 77 (48.73%) SQL Server
6 75 (47.47%) Active Directory
7 68 (43.04%) SQL
7 68 (43.04%) HP
8 61 (38.61%) ITIL
9 56 (35.44%) Oracle
10 52 (32.91%) VMware
11 51 (32.28%) Windows Server
12 48 (30.38%) DHCP
12 48 (30.38%) DNS
13 46 (29.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 39 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (21.52%) Citrix
16 33 (20.89%) Incident Management
17 30 (18.99%) Management Information System
18 29 (18.35%) Clustering
19 28 (17.72%) VB
19 28 (17.72%) Microsoft Clustering
20 27 (17.09%) High Availability
21 25 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (15.82%) Terminal Services
21 25 (15.82%) Microsoft App-V
22 24 (15.19%) SAN
22 24 (15.19%) Configuration Management
22 24 (15.19%) Mentoring
23 23 (14.56%) OpenView Configuration Management

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 21 (13.29%) IIS
2 20 (12.66%) Apache
2 20 (12.66%) IBM Notes
3 15 (9.49%) WebLogic
4 13 (8.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (4.43%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.90%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.90%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (14.56%) MS Office
2 11 (6.96%) MS Project
3 8 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (30.38%) DHCP
1 48 (30.38%) DNS
2 24 (15.19%) SAN
3 23 (14.56%) TCP/IP
4 20 (12.66%) Firewall
5 13 (8.23%) HTTP
5 13 (8.23%) Internet
6 11 (6.96%) Intranet
7 3 (1.90%) Skype
7 3 (1.90%) SNMP
7 3 (1.90%) SSL
8 2 (1.27%) Extranet
9 1 (0.63%) ATM
9 1 (0.63%) BGP
9 1 (0.63%) GSM
9 1 (0.63%) IPv4
9 1 (0.63%) MPLS
9 1 (0.63%) SDH
9 1 (0.63%) UMTS
9 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (48.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.66%) DB2
3 14 (8.86%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (8.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (8.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (7.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (6.96%) Relational Database
7 10 (6.33%) RDBMS
8 9 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.27%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (13.29%) MSI
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (12.03%) Finance
2 10 (6.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.53%) Advertising
3 4 (2.53%) Billing
4 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (12.03%) Wintel Support
2 15 (9.49%) Support Engineer
3 14 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (8.86%) Analyst
3 14 (8.86%) Wintel Engineer
4 12 (7.59%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 12 (7.59%) Server Support
5 9 (5.70%) Developer
5 9 (5.70%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.70%) Technical Leader
6 7 (4.43%) Subject Matter Expert
7 6 (3.80%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 5 (3.16%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.16%) Applications Support
8 5 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.16%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (3.16%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (2.53%) Change Analyst
9 4 (2.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 3 (1.90%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.92%) Middleware
2 9 (5.70%) .NET
3 8 (5.06%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.16%) Web Services
5 3 (1.90%) HTML
6 2 (1.27%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.27%) HTML5
6 2 (1.27%) MDX
7 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.63%) ActiveX
7 1 (0.63%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.63%) D3.js
7 1 (0.63%) jQuery
7 1 (0.63%) WCF
7 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.99%) Management Information System
2 29 (18.35%) Clustering
3 25 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (11.39%) Computer Science
5 10 (6.33%) CMDB
5 10 (6.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.53%) Economics
7 3 (1.90%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.63%) PMI
9 1 (0.63%) Replication
9 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 93 (58.86%) Windows
2 51 (32.28%) Windows Server
3 20 (12.66%) Linux
3 20 (12.66%) Unix
4 16 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.61%) ITIL
2 33 (20.89%) Incident Management
3 27 (17.09%) High Availability
4 24 (15.19%) Configuration Management
4 24 (15.19%) Mentoring
5 21 (13.29%) Project Management
6 20 (12.66%) Application Packaging
7 18 (11.39%) Change Management
7 18 (11.39%) ITIL V3
7 18 (11.39%) Service Delivery
8 16 (10.13%) Server Building
9 15 (9.49%) Migration
10 13 (8.23%) Escalation Management
10 13 (8.23%) Problem Management
10 13 (8.23%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (7.59%) Change Control
12 10 (6.33%) Business Analysis
12 10 (6.33%) CRM
12 10 (6.33%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.33%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (43.04%) SQL
2 28 (17.72%) VB
3 22 (13.92%) PowerShell
4 20 (12.66%) Perl
4 20 (12.66%) Shell Script
5 16 (10.13%) VBScript
6 12 (7.59%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.70%) C#
8 4 (2.53%) VBA
9 3 (1.90%) C
9 3 (1.90%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 95 (60.13%) Security Cleared
2 84 (53.16%) SC Cleared
3 46 (29.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (13.92%) Degree
5 21 (13.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (8.23%) AAT
7 9 (5.70%) MCSA
8 8 (5.06%) MCSE
9 6 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.63%) APMP
10 1 (0.63%) CAPM
10 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.63%) HNC
10 1 (0.63%) HND
10 1 (0.63%) ISEB
10 1 (0.63%) MCDST
10 1 (0.63%) MCP
10 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.56%) SLA
2 3 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.90%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) GxP
System Software
1 75 (47.47%) Active Directory
2 39 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (15.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 25 (15.82%) Terminal Services
4 10 (6.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 10 (6.33%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (4.43%) Firmware
6 6 (3.80%) XenApp
7 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.27%) vSphere
8 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (17.72%) Microsoft Clustering
2 23 (14.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 22 (13.92%) Perfmon
4 20 (12.66%) MOM
4 20 (12.66%) OpenView
4 20 (12.66%) Tivoli
5 19 (12.03%) HP SiteScope
6 14 (8.86%) HP SIM
7 4 (2.53%) SCCM
7 4 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.63%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 118 (74.68%) Microsoft
2 68 (43.04%) HP
3 56 (35.44%) Oracle
4 52 (32.91%) VMware
5 34 (21.52%) Citrix
6 20 (12.66%) BMC
6 20 (12.66%) CA
6 20 (12.66%) Lotus
7 17 (10.76%) ServiceNow
8 15 (9.49%) TIBCO
9 9 (5.70%) Siemens
10 5 (3.16%) AppSense
10 5 (3.16%) SAP
11 4 (2.53%) ThinPrint
12 3 (1.90%) Altiris
12 3 (1.90%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.27%) Fujitsu
13 2 (1.27%) Nintex
14 1 (0.63%) RedGate
14 1 (0.63%) Tellabs