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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 44 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.96% 6.84% 5.26%
As % of the Applications category 61.97% 72.22% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 4
Average daily rate
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£200 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £178 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £405 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £17.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +61.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
71 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.23% 9.47% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 9
Average daily rate £253 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £405 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 0 42 £200 -22.33% 17
Sunderland -9 2 - - 2
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (33.33%) ITIL
2 24 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 19 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (26.39%) Windows
3 19 (26.39%) MS Office
3 19 (26.39%) Change Management
4 15 (20.83%) Service Management
5 14 (19.44%) HP
6 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
7 11 (15.28%) Time Management
8 10 (13.89%) Incident Management
8 10 (13.89%) Cisco
8 10 (13.89%) SQL
9 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 9 (12.50%) CA
10 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (11.11%) Finance
10 8 (11.11%) ITSM
10 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
10 8 (11.11%) Project Management
10 8 (11.11%) Release Management
11 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
11 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
12 6 (8.33%) XML
12 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.33%) XSLT
12 6 (8.33%) Java
12 6 (8.33%) CAD

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) Documentum
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
3 1 (1.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.39%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (26.39%) MS Office
2 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.56%) MS Project
3 3 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.39%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) LAN
1 5 (6.94%) WAN
1 5 (6.94%) Firewall
1 5 (6.94%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (6.94%) SAN
1 5 (6.94%) Junos
2 3 (4.17%) Network Security
3 2 (2.78%) DHCP
3 2 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (1.39%) SSL
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.39%) NAS
4 1 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.39%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) MS Access
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) DTS
5 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) Selenium
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) Automotive
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Analyst
2 13 (18.06%) Service Analyst
3 12 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Release Manager
4 8 (11.11%) Change Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Administrator
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Technical Administrator
9 2 (2.78%) Capacity Analyst
10 1 (1.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) XML
1 6 (8.33%) XSLT
2 4 (5.56%) Swing
2 4 (5.56%) Itk
2 4 (5.56%) XSL
2 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.56%) HTML
2 4 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.39%) REST
4 1 (1.39%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.39%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.94%) Economics
4 3 (4.17%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.78%) Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) CMDB
6 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
3 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.78%) UNIX
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) ITIL
2 19 (26.39%) Change Management
3 15 (20.83%) Service Management
4 11 (15.28%) Time Management
5 10 (13.89%) Incident Management
6 8 (11.11%) Project Management
6 8 (11.11%) ITSM
6 8 (11.11%) Release Management
7 6 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.33%) CAD
8 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.94%) Information Security
8 5 (6.94%) Migration
8 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.94%) ITIL V3
9 4 (5.56%) Change Control
9 4 (5.56%) PLM
9 4 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) SQL
2 6 (8.33%) Java
3 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.56%) C
4 4 (5.56%) C#
4 4 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.78%) VBA
6 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
4 3 (4.17%) MCSE
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
1 5 (6.94%) vSphere
2 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.39%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.44%) HP
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco
4 9 (12.50%) CA
5 5 (6.94%) Siemens
5 5 (6.94%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.94%) McAfee
5 5 (6.94%) Juniper
5 5 (6.94%) Dell
5 5 (6.94%) EMC
5 5 (6.94%) TippingPoint
5 5 (6.94%) F5
6 4 (5.56%) Tableau
6 4 (5.56%) Riverbed
6 4 (5.56%) 3PAR
6 4 (5.56%) Crossbeam
7 3 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle
9 1 (1.39%) SAP
9 1 (1.39%) IBM
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