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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 50 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.17% 7.78% 3.88%
As % of the Applications category 64.94% 67.35% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 3
Average daily rate
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£281 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.06% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £91 £110 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £17.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.66% +14.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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
77 49 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.49% 11.56% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 7
Average daily rate £310 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +6.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -12 44 £310 -17.33% 21
Sunderland -3 5 £200 -52.94%
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 60 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 39 (41.05%) MS Office
3 31 (32.63%) ITIL
3 31 (32.63%) Windows
4 27 (28.42%) Security Cleared
5 22 (23.16%) Service Management
6 18 (18.95%) SQL
6 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (17.89%) HP
7 17 (17.89%) Change Management
8 15 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 15 (15.79%) Service Delivery
8 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 14 (14.74%) .NET
9 14 (14.74%) Incident Management
10 12 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (11.58%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (11.58%) HTML
12 10 (10.53%) VBA
12 10 (10.53%) Cisco
12 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (10.53%) Problem Management
12 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (10.53%) Time Management
13 9 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
13 9 (9.47%) ITSM
13 9 (9.47%) Finance
14 8 (8.42%) C
14 8 (8.42%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.11%) SAS
2 2 (2.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.05%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 39 (41.05%) MS Office
2 11 (11.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.16%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.11%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.11%) MS Project
5 2 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.05%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) LAN
1 5 (5.26%) WAN
1 5 (5.26%) SAN
1 5 (5.26%) Firewall
1 5 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (5.26%) Junos
2 4 (4.21%) Internet
3 3 (3.16%) Network Security
4 2 (2.11%) Intranet
5 1 (1.05%) DSL
5 1 (1.05%) DHCP
5 1 (1.05%) DNS
5 1 (1.05%) SSL
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.05%) NAS
5 1 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.21%) MS Access
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.05%) IDMS
7 1 (1.05%) MySQL
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.05%) DTS
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Subversion
2 2 (2.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.05%) Selenium
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Automotive
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Back Office
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Billing
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (37.89%) Analyst
2 16 (16.84%) Service Analyst
2 16 (16.84%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (13.68%) Developer
4 9 (9.47%) Support Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Change Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Coordinator
5 7 (7.37%) Administrator
5 7 (7.37%) Release Manager
6 5 (5.26%) Operations Manager
6 5 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (4.21%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.21%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (2.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.74%) .NET
2 11 (11.58%) HTML
3 7 (7.37%) CSS
3 7 (7.37%) Web Services
3 7 (7.37%) XML
4 6 (6.32%) XSLT
5 5 (5.26%) MDX
5 5 (5.26%) HTML5
5 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.21%) XSL
6 4 (4.21%) Itk
6 4 (4.21%) Swing
7 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.11%) jQuery
8 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.05%) REST
8 1 (1.05%) SOAP
8 1 (1.05%) ADO.NET
8 1 (1.05%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.42%) N-Tier
3 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.16%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.11%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.05%) Economics
6 1 (1.05%) Statistics
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) CMDB
6 1 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) PMI
6 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.63%) Windows
2 8 (8.42%) Windows XP
2 8 (8.42%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.11%) UNIX
5 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.05%) Linux
6 1 (1.05%) VME
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.63%) ITIL
2 22 (23.16%) Service Management
3 17 (17.89%) Change Management
4 15 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 14 (14.74%) Incident Management
6 10 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 10 (10.53%) Time Management
7 9 (9.47%) ITSM
7 9 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Office Automation
9 7 (7.37%) Release Management
9 7 (7.37%) Data Management
10 6 (6.32%) Supplier Management
10 6 (6.32%) CAD
10 6 (6.32%) Project Management
11 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
11 5 (5.26%) Business Continuity
11 5 (5.26%) Web Design
11 5 (5.26%) Information Security
11 5 (5.26%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.95%) SQL
2 10 (10.53%) VBA
3 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.42%) C
4 8 (8.42%) C#
4 8 (8.42%) VB
4 8 (8.42%) VB.NET
5 7 (7.37%) VBScript
6 5 (5.26%) Java
7 4 (4.21%) C++
7 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.05%) COBOL
9 1 (1.05%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (28.42%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) Degree
3 4 (4.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.16%) MCSE
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.05%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.21%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 5 (5.26%) vSphere
2 4 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.11%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.05%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.89%) HP
3 10 (10.53%) Cisco
4 7 (7.37%) CA
5 5 (5.26%) Siemens
5 5 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 5 (5.26%) McAfee
5 5 (5.26%) Juniper
5 5 (5.26%) Dell
5 5 (5.26%) TippingPoint
5 5 (5.26%) F5
6 4 (4.21%) Tableau
6 4 (4.21%) Riverbed
6 4 (4.21%) 3PAR
6 4 (4.21%) EMC
6 4 (4.21%) Oracle
6 4 (4.21%) Crossbeam
7 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.11%) Adobe
9 1 (1.05%) Citrix