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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 24 42 22
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 66 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.57% 3.74% 5.97%
As % of the Applications category 77.65% 70.27% 55.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 18 9
Median daily rate £350 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £94 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £400 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.25 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.14% +60.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +15.78%

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
85 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.32% 5.32% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 27 19
Median daily rate £325 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £95 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 5
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.14% +32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.32 £10.65 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.85 £13.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +18 63 £350 +12.00% 16
Tyneside - 4 £508 -
Wallsend - 2 - - 1
Sunderland - 1 £105 -
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 (91.33%) Microsoft
2 135 (78.03%) Windows
3 82 (47.40%) ITIL
4 69 (39.88%) Active Directory
5 57 (32.95%) DevOps
6 56 (32.37%) Linux
7 55 (31.79%) Open Source
7 55 (31.79%) SaaS
7 55 (31.79%) PaaS
7 55 (31.79%) IaaS
8 54 (31.21%) Windows Server
9 52 (30.06%) Security Cleared
9 52 (30.06%) Change Management
10 51 (29.48%) MS PowerPoint
11 49 (28.32%) Analytical Skills
12 48 (27.75%) Problem Management
13 47 (27.17%) Data Management
14 46 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
14 46 (26.59%) PRINCE2
15 45 (26.01%) SQL
16 44 (25.43%) Unix
17 42 (24.28%) DHCP
18 41 (23.70%) DNS
19 38 (21.97%) AIX
20 35 (20.23%) Service Management
20 35 (20.23%) Microsoft Certification
20 35 (20.23%) SC Cleared
21 33 (19.08%) MCSE
21 33 (19.08%) Windows Server 2012
22 32 (18.50%) SQL Server

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 27 (15.61%) SharePoint
1 27 (15.61%) WebSphere
2 19 (10.98%) Skype for Business
3 18 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (10.40%) IIS
3 18 (10.40%) MS Exchange
4 16 (9.25%) OpenStack
5 11 (6.36%) Office Communications Server
6 9 (5.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.47%) Tuxedo
7 6 (3.47%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.89%) SAS
9 3 (1.73%) Apache
9 3 (1.73%) Jetty
9 3 (1.73%) nginx
9 3 (1.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (29.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (4.62%) MS Office
3 3 (1.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.16%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 55 (31.79%) IaaS
1 55 (31.79%) PaaS
1 55 (31.79%) SaaS
2 18 (10.40%) Office 365
3 11 (6.36%) HP Helion
4 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.73%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (24.28%) DHCP
2 41 (23.70%) DNS
3 23 (13.29%) LAN
4 20 (11.56%) WAN
5 18 (10.40%) Skype
6 15 (8.67%) TCP/IP
7 13 (7.51%) LDAP
8 4 (2.31%) Internet
8 4 (2.31%) Intranet
9 3 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.73%) FTP
9 3 (1.73%) HTTP
9 3 (1.73%) IPsec
9 3 (1.73%) SSL
10 1 (0.58%) 3G
10 1 (0.58%) Network Security
10 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.56%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.67%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (7.51%) DB2
5 12 (6.94%) MongoDB
6 10 (5.78%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.47%) Ingres
8 5 (2.89%) OLTP
9 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (1.73%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.16%) GIS
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.58%) MS Access
11 1 (0.58%) OLAP
11 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.73%) Travis CI
2 2 (1.16%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.58%) MSI
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (7.51%) Finance
2 1 (0.58%) Advertising
2 1 (0.58%) Banking
2 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (13.29%) Architect
1 23 (13.29%) Support Engineer
2 22 (12.72%) DBA
3 19 (10.98%) Infrastructure Architect
4 18 (10.40%) Operations Engineer
5 17 (9.83%) Administrator
5 17 (9.83%) Analyst
5 17 (9.83%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (8.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 14 (8.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 12 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.36%) Migration Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) Operations Analyst
10 10 (5.78%) Support Analyst
11 9 (5.20%) Developer
11 9 (5.20%) Operational Support Analyst
11 9 (5.20%) Operations Support Analyst
11 9 (5.20%) Oracle DBA
11 9 (5.20%) SQL DBA
12 8 (4.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.40%) .NET
2 12 (6.94%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.31%) Middleware
4 3 (1.73%) J2EE
4 3 (1.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (1.73%) Servlets
5 2 (1.16%) HTML
6 1 (0.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (28.32%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (14.45%) Data Centre
3 24 (13.87%) Management Information System
4 19 (10.98%) Private Cloud
5 18 (10.40%) Computer Science
6 11 (6.36%) Clustering
6 11 (6.36%) Tandem
7 6 (3.47%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.89%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.58%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 135 (78.03%) Windows
2 56 (32.37%) Linux
3 54 (31.21%) Windows Server
4 44 (25.43%) Unix
5 38 (21.97%) AIX
6 33 (19.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (18.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (16.18%) Windows 7
8 28 (16.18%) Windows XP
9 26 (15.03%) Windows 2000
10 23 (13.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (6.36%) Android
11 11 (6.36%) Apple iOS
12 6 (3.47%) VME
13 5 (2.89%) MVS
13 5 (2.89%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (2.89%) zOS
14 4 (2.31%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.73%) Windows 10
16 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (47.40%) ITIL
2 57 (32.95%) DevOps
3 55 (31.79%) Open Source
4 52 (30.06%) Change Management
5 48 (27.75%) Problem Management
6 47 (27.17%) Data Management
7 46 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (26.59%) PRINCE2
8 35 (20.23%) Service Management
9 28 (16.18%) Migration
10 26 (15.03%) ITSM
11 24 (13.87%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 22 (12.72%) Network Design
13 19 (10.98%) Office Automation
13 19 (10.98%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 18 (10.40%) Matrix Organization
14 18 (10.40%) Release Management
15 17 (9.83%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (7.51%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.01%) SQL
2 31 (17.92%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.36%) C#
4 7 (4.05%) Java
5 6 (3.47%) COBOL
6 5 (2.89%) C
7 4 (2.31%) VB
8 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.16%) VBScript
9 1 (0.58%) Jython
9 1 (0.58%) Perl
9 1 (0.58%) Python
9 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (30.06%) Security Cleared
2 35 (20.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (20.23%) SC Cleared
3 33 (19.08%) MCSE
4 27 (15.61%) Degree
5 17 (9.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (6.36%) MCSA
7 10 (5.78%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.16%) IBM Certification
8 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.58%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.58%) HND
9 1 (0.58%) MCDST
9 1 (0.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.45%) SLA
2 16 (9.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 69 (39.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (6.36%) vSphere
4 7 (4.05%) XenApp
5 6 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.73%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (1.73%) Xen
7 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.16%) XenServer
8 1 (0.58%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (10.40%) SCCM
2 12 (6.94%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (2.89%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.73%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.73%) Puppet
4 3 (1.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.16%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.58%) MOM
6 1 (0.58%) SCSM
6 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.58%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 158 (91.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (16.18%) Oracle
3 25 (14.45%) VMware
4 22 (12.72%) HP
5 8 (4.62%) Citrix
6 7 (4.05%) Sitecore
7 6 (3.47%) AppSense
7 6 (3.47%) Cisco
7 6 (3.47%) Trend Micro
8 4 (2.31%) CA
8 4 (2.31%) Informatica
8 4 (2.31%) IronPort
9 3 (1.73%) Google
9 3 (1.73%) ProCurve
9 3 (1.73%) ThinPrint
9 3 (1.73%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.16%) Apple
10 2 (1.16%) BMC
10 2 (1.16%) IBM
10 2 (1.16%) NetApp
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