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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 39 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 33 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.54% 5.88% 7.05%
As % of the Applications category 73.33% 46.94% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 9
Average daily rate £285 £423 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.54% +81.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £253 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £458 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £12.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £14.56 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
45 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.19% 12.53% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 14
Average daily rate £328 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.22% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £339 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.16% -5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £14.40 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 31 £285 -23.48% 14
South Shields - 1 - -
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 50 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 32 (42.11%) MS Office
3 30 (39.47%) SQL Server
4 29 (38.16%) Windows
5 26 (34.21%) .NET
5 26 (34.21%) SQL
6 25 (32.89%) Service Management
7 23 (30.26%) ITIL
8 20 (26.32%) VBA
9 19 (25.00%) C#
9 19 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 19 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 19 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
11 16 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
12 15 (19.74%) HP
12 15 (19.74%) SharePoint
13 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
13 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
14 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
14 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (14.47%) Problem Management
16 11 (14.47%) HTML
16 11 (14.47%) Finance
17 10 (13.16%) N-Tier
17 10 (13.16%) MS Access

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (19.74%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.89%) Apache
2 6 (7.89%) CICS
2 6 (7.89%) IIS
2 6 (7.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.32%) Confluence
3 1 (1.32%) Documentum
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.32%) SAS
3 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (42.11%) MS Office
2 16 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (7.89%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.95%) MS Project
5 2 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.63%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) FTP
1 6 (7.89%) SSL
1 6 (7.89%) WinSCP
2 3 (3.95%) DHCP
2 3 (3.95%) DNS
2 3 (3.95%) Internet
2 3 (3.95%) LAN
2 3 (3.95%) WAN
3 2 (2.63%) SAN
3 2 (2.63%) VoIP
4 1 (1.32%) Intranet
4 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (13.16%) MS Access
6 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 6 (7.89%) DB2
7 6 (7.89%) Easytrieve
8 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (5.26%) GIS
10 3 (3.95%) Data Mining
11 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Eclipse
1 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.32%) JIRA
3 1 (1.32%) PVCS
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Automotive
4 1 (1.32%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) SQL Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Applications Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Operations Manager
5 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (7.89%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) SQL BI Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Designer
8 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (3.95%) SQL Data Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) .NET
2 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
3 11 (14.47%) HTML
4 8 (10.53%) CSS
5 6 (7.89%) ISPF
5 6 (7.89%) jQuery
5 6 (7.89%) Web Services
6 5 (6.58%) HTML5
6 5 (6.58%) MDX
7 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (3.95%) Classic ASP
7 3 (3.95%) WCF
8 2 (2.63%) XML
9 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.32%) LINQ
9 1 (1.32%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.16%) N-Tier
3 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.89%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (7.89%) Mainframe
4 6 (7.89%) VSAM
5 3 (3.95%) Data Extraction
5 3 (3.95%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.63%) Statistics
7 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.32%) Economics
7 1 (1.32%) NHS
7 1 (1.32%) Online Gambling
7 1 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.32%) PMI
7 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Windows
2 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.53%) Linux
4 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.89%) MVS
5 6 (7.89%) Unix
6 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.32%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Service Management
2 23 (30.26%) ITIL
3 19 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (14.47%) Problem Management
6 10 (13.16%) Incident Management
6 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Office Automation
7 9 (11.84%) Data Management
8 8 (10.53%) ITIL V3
8 8 (10.53%) Migration
8 8 (10.53%) Supplier Management
9 7 (9.21%) Business Continuity
9 7 (9.21%) Web Design
10 6 (7.89%) Time Management
11 5 (6.58%) Asset Management
11 5 (6.58%) CRM
11 5 (6.58%) Data Analysis
12 4 (5.26%) Project Management
13 3 (3.95%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) SQL
2 20 (26.32%) VBA
3 19 (25.00%) C#
4 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.84%) VB
5 9 (11.84%) VB.NET
5 9 (11.84%) VBScript
6 7 (9.21%) C
7 6 (7.89%) Assembly Language
7 6 (7.89%) C++
7 6 (7.89%) CLIST
7 6 (7.89%) COBOL
7 6 (7.89%) Java
7 6 (7.89%) JCL
7 6 (7.89%) Perl
7 6 (7.89%) REXX
8 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.63%) VB6
9 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.95%) Degree
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (1.32%) CAPM
6 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.32%) MCTS
6 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.89%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.74%) HP
3 6 (7.89%) CA
3 6 (7.89%) IBM
3 6 (7.89%) Micro Focus
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco
4 3 (3.95%) Dell
5 2 (2.63%) Adobe
5 2 (2.63%) Symantec
6 1 (1.32%) Sun
6 1 (1.32%) VMware
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago