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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 27 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.93% 5.92% 6.70%
As % of the Applications category 57.45% 43.55% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £230 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +64.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-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
47 62 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.33% 13.60% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 9
Average daily rate £400 £238 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £179 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.61 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +6 26 £293 +30.00% 14
Sunderland -8 1 £300 +20.00%
Blaydon - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (48.33%) Security Cleared
3 23 (38.33%) Windows
4 20 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 18 (30.00%) MS Office
6 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
7 16 (26.67%) ITIL
8 14 (23.33%) Service Delivery
9 13 (21.67%) SQL
9 13 (21.67%) HP
10 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (16.67%) C#
11 10 (16.67%) .NET
11 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 10 (16.67%) Service Management
12 8 (13.33%) Data Management
12 8 (13.33%) Project Management
12 8 (13.33%) VB.NET
12 8 (13.33%) VBA
12 8 (13.33%) VBScript
12 8 (13.33%) CA
12 8 (13.33%) N-Tier
12 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (13.33%) Economics
12 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (11.67%) Cisco
13 7 (11.67%) MS Project
13 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (5.00%) IIS
1 3 (5.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (5.00%) Apache
1 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Documentum
2 1 (1.67%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.67%) Node.js
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Office
2 7 (11.67%) MS Project
3 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) DNS
2 5 (8.33%) Firewall
2 5 (8.33%) DHCP
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (5.00%) Network Security
3 3 (5.00%) SAN
3 3 (5.00%) LAN
3 3 (5.00%) WAN
4 2 (3.33%) SSL
4 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.67%) Wireless Security
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.67%) Junos
5 1 (1.67%) DSL
5 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.33%) MS Access
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.67%) DTS
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Legal
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Release Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.33%) Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) .NET
1 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.00%) Web Services
2 6 (10.00%) MDX
3 4 (6.67%) HTML
4 3 (5.00%) Itk
4 3 (5.00%) XML
4 3 (5.00%) XSL
4 3 (5.00%) XSLT
4 3 (5.00%) Swing
4 3 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (1.67%) Ajax
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.67%) WCF
5 1 (1.67%) LINQ
5 1 (1.67%) jQuery
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.67%) HTML5
5 1 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 8 (13.33%) Economics
3 4 (6.67%) Clustering
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.67%) CMDB
6 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) ITIL
2 14 (23.33%) Service Delivery
3 10 (16.67%) Service Management
4 8 (13.33%) Data Management
4 8 (13.33%) Project Management
4 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
5 7 (11.67%) Web Design
6 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.00%) Change Management
6 6 (10.00%) Change Control
7 5 (8.33%) Time Management
7 5 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (6.67%) Release Management
8 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.00%) PLM
9 3 (5.00%) SOA
9 3 (5.00%) CAD
9 3 (5.00%) Network Management
10 2 (3.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) SQL
2 10 (16.67%) C#
3 8 (13.33%) VBScript
3 8 (13.33%) VB.NET
3 8 (13.33%) VBA
4 6 (10.00%) VB
5 4 (6.67%) Java
5 4 (6.67%) C
6 3 (5.00%) C++
7 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.67%) MCSE
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) ISEB
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) HP SIM
2 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (5.00%) OpenView
4 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.67%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 42 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) HP
3 8 (13.33%) CA
4 7 (11.67%) Cisco
5 6 (10.00%) VMware
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle
7 3 (5.00%) EMC
7 3 (5.00%) Citrix
7 3 (5.00%) Juniper
7 3 (5.00%) Siemens
7 3 (5.00%) Lotus
7 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.00%) McAfee
7 3 (5.00%) Tableau
8 2 (3.33%) TippingPoint
8 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.33%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.33%) F5
9 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.67%) OpenText
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