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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 36 33 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 80 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.67% 5.71% 8.95%
As % of the Applications category 65.04% 58.33% 69.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 22 23
Median daily rate £340 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £100 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £380 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -45.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £9.62 £14.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £12.10 £25.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.01%
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
123 84 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.25% 9.79% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 43 39
Median daily rate £330 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £95 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 17
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £15.00 £20.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.10%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +1 77 £340 +9.67% 10
Sunderland -3 3 - - 1
Tyneside - 2 - -
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 158 (78.22%) Microsoft
2 131 (64.85%) Windows
3 114 (56.44%) Active Directory
4 113 (55.94%) Security Cleared
5 91 (45.05%) SC Cleared
6 88 (43.56%) SQL Server
7 85 (42.08%) HP
8 79 (39.11%) SQL
8 79 (39.11%) Windows Server
9 77 (38.12%) ITIL
10 73 (36.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 63 (31.19%) VMware
12 62 (30.69%) DNS
12 62 (30.69%) DHCP
13 58 (28.71%) Oracle
14 50 (24.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 40 (19.80%) PowerShell
15 40 (19.80%) Clustering
16 39 (19.31%) Windows Server 2012
17 38 (18.81%) Degree
18 37 (18.32%) IIS
19 35 (17.33%) Incident Management
20 34 (16.83%) Computer Science
20 34 (16.83%) Management Information System
20 34 (16.83%) MCSE
20 34 (16.83%) Citrix
21 33 (16.34%) Windows Server 2008
22 31 (15.35%) Linux
23 29 (14.36%) Change Management
23 29 (14.36%) Migration

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 37 (18.32%) IIS
2 23 (11.39%) OpenStack
3 21 (10.40%) Apache
4 20 (9.90%) IBM Notes
5 19 (9.41%) SharePoint
6 15 (7.43%) MS Exchange
6 15 (7.43%) Skype for Business
6 15 (7.43%) WebLogic
7 14 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (6.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (3.47%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.50%) Jetty
12 1 (0.50%) nginx
12 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (9.90%) MS Office
2 11 (5.45%) MS Project
3 7 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.99%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.92%) IaaS
1 16 (7.92%) Office 365
1 16 (7.92%) PaaS
1 16 (7.92%) SaaS
2 11 (5.45%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 62 (30.69%) DHCP
1 62 (30.69%) DNS
2 24 (11.88%) SAN
2 24 (11.88%) TCP/IP
3 20 (9.90%) Firewall
4 16 (7.92%) Internet
5 15 (7.43%) Skype
6 14 (6.93%) HTTP
6 14 (6.93%) Intranet
7 4 (1.98%) LAN
7 4 (1.98%) SSL
7 4 (1.98%) WAN
8 3 (1.49%) SNMP
9 2 (0.99%) Extranet
10 1 (0.50%) ATM
10 1 (0.50%) BGP
10 1 (0.50%) FTP
10 1 (0.50%) IPv4
10 1 (0.50%) MPLS
10 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (43.56%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.90%) DB2
3 14 (6.93%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (4.95%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.48%) OLTP
10 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.99%) GIS
10 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (10.40%) MSI
2 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.50%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (9.90%) Finance
2 10 (4.95%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.98%) Billing
4 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (9.41%) Support Engineer
1 19 (9.41%) Wintel Support
2 16 (7.92%) Wintel Engineer
3 15 (7.43%) Analyst
4 14 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (6.44%) Server Support
6 12 (5.94%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 9 (4.46%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.46%) Technical Leader
8 7 (3.47%) Administrator
8 7 (3.47%) Developer
8 7 (3.47%) Office 365 Specialist
8 7 (3.47%) Subject Matter Expert
9 6 (2.97%) Architect
9 6 (2.97%) DBA
9 6 (2.97%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 5 (2.48%) Applications Support
10 5 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.48%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.39%) Middleware
2 15 (7.43%) .NET
3 11 (5.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.48%) Web Services
5 3 (1.49%) HTML
6 2 (0.99%) HTML5
6 2 (0.99%) MDX
7 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.50%) ActiveX
7 1 (0.50%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.50%) D3.js
7 1 (0.50%) J2EE
7 1 (0.50%) jQuery
7 1 (0.50%) Servlets
7 1 (0.50%) WCF
7 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.80%) Clustering
2 34 (16.83%) Computer Science
2 34 (16.83%) Management Information System
3 22 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.42%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.95%) CMDB
6 5 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.98%) Economics
8 3 (1.49%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.49%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.50%) PMI
10 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Replication
10 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 131 (64.85%) Windows
2 79 (39.11%) Windows Server
3 39 (19.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (16.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (15.35%) Linux
6 22 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (9.90%) Unix
8 5 (2.48%) Android
8 5 (2.48%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.48%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (1.98%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.12%) ITIL
2 35 (17.33%) Incident Management
3 29 (14.36%) Change Management
3 29 (14.36%) Migration
4 27 (13.37%) High Availability
4 27 (13.37%) Problem Management
5 25 (12.38%) Application Packaging
5 25 (12.38%) Configuration Management
5 25 (12.38%) Mentoring
6 22 (10.89%) Project Management
7 19 (9.41%) CRM
7 19 (9.41%) Server Building
8 18 (8.91%) ITIL V3
8 18 (8.91%) Open Source
8 18 (8.91%) Service Delivery
9 17 (8.42%) PRINCE2
10 14 (6.93%) Data Management
11 13 (6.44%) Change Control
11 13 (6.44%) Load Balancing
11 13 (6.44%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 79 (39.11%) SQL
2 40 (19.80%) PowerShell
3 26 (12.87%) VB
4 20 (9.90%) Perl
4 20 (9.90%) Shell Script
5 16 (7.92%) VBScript
6 10 (4.95%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.46%) C#
8 6 (2.97%) C
9 4 (1.98%) VBA
10 3 (1.49%) Java
10 3 (1.49%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.50%) Jython
11 1 (0.50%) PHP
11 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 113 (55.94%) Security Cleared
2 91 (45.05%) SC Cleared
3 73 (36.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (18.81%) Degree
5 34 (16.83%) MCSE
6 27 (13.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 20 (9.90%) MCSA
8 13 (6.44%) AAT
9 10 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.50%) APMP
12 1 (0.50%) CAPM
12 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.50%) HNC
12 1 (0.50%) HND
12 1 (0.50%) MCDST
12 1 (0.50%) MCP
12 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.39%) SLA
2 9 (4.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.49%) QA
4 2 (0.99%) GxP
System Software
1 114 (56.44%) Active Directory
2 50 (24.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (12.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 25 (12.38%) Terminal Services
4 13 (6.44%) vSphere
5 11 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (4.95%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (3.47%) Firmware
8 6 (2.97%) XenApp
9 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.50%) Xen
10 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (13.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 23 (11.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 22 (10.89%) Perfmon
4 20 (9.90%) MOM
4 20 (9.90%) OpenView
4 20 (9.90%) Tivoli
5 19 (9.41%) HP SiteScope
6 14 (6.93%) HP SIM
7 8 (3.96%) PowerCLI
8 6 (2.97%) SCCM
9 5 (2.48%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.50%) NSN NetAct
11 1 (0.50%) Puppet
11 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 158 (78.22%) Microsoft
2 85 (42.08%) HP
3 63 (31.19%) VMware
4 58 (28.71%) Oracle
5 34 (16.83%) Citrix
6 21 (10.40%) BMC
6 21 (10.40%) CA
7 20 (9.90%) Lotus
8 17 (8.42%) ServiceNow
9 15 (7.43%) TIBCO
10 9 (4.46%) Siemens
11 5 (2.48%) AppSense
11 5 (2.48%) SAP
12 4 (1.98%) IronPort
12 4 (1.98%) ThinPrint
13 3 (1.49%) Altiris
13 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.99%) Fujitsu
14 2 (0.99%) Nintex
15 1 (0.50%) RedGate
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