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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 46 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 71 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.05% 7.44% 7.14%
As % of the Applications category 59.17% 66.18% 56.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 20
Median daily rate £310 £200 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £120 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £341 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £10.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -47.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
120 68 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.22% 11.24% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 27 34
Median daily rate £310 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £120 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 7
Median hourly rate £27.75 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £9.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £27.10 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -28 67 £310 +55.00% 14
Sunderland -3 1 - -
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 66 (65.35%) Microsoft
2 56 (55.45%) Windows
3 52 (51.49%) Security Cleared
4 47 (46.53%) SQL Server
5 44 (43.56%) SQL
6 41 (40.59%) SC Cleared
7 40 (39.60%) ITIL
8 39 (38.61%) Active Directory
9 36 (35.64%) HP
10 29 (28.71%) Windows Server
11 27 (26.73%) DHCP
11 27 (26.73%) DNS
12 25 (24.75%) MS Office
12 25 (24.75%) Finance
13 22 (21.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (20.79%) VMware
15 20 (19.80%) VB
15 20 (19.80%) Oracle
16 18 (17.82%) Linux
16 18 (17.82%) CA
16 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (16.83%) DB2
17 17 (16.83%) Perl
17 17 (16.83%) Management Information System
18 16 (15.84%) Unix
18 16 (15.84%) Citrix
19 15 (14.85%) C#
19 15 (14.85%) .NET
19 15 (14.85%) Incident Management
19 15 (14.85%) Mentoring

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 13 (12.87%) Apache
1 13 (12.87%) IIS
2 10 (9.90%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.93%) IBM Notes
4 6 (5.94%) CICS
4 6 (5.94%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.94%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (24.75%) MS Office
2 11 (10.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.97%) MS Project
4 3 (2.97%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.73%) DHCP
1 27 (26.73%) DNS
2 14 (13.86%) SAN
3 13 (12.87%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.90%) Internet
5 8 (7.92%) Firewall
5 8 (7.92%) SSL
6 7 (6.93%) Intranet
7 6 (5.94%) FTP
7 6 (5.94%) WinSCP
8 2 (1.98%) Skype
8 2 (1.98%) SNMP
8 2 (1.98%) VPN
9 1 (0.99%) ATM
9 1 (0.99%) GSM
9 1 (0.99%) LAN
9 1 (0.99%) SDH
9 1 (0.99%) UMTS
9 1 (0.99%) VoIP
9 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (46.53%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.83%) DB2
3 14 (13.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (6.93%) MS Access
8 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 6 (5.94%) Easytrieve
9 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.98%) GIS
10 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MSI
1 7 (6.93%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.94%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (24.75%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Billing
4 2 (1.98%) Advertising
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (17.82%) Analyst
2 16 (15.84%) Developer
3 9 (8.91%) Applications Developer
3 9 (8.91%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Developer
4 7 (6.93%) Support Engineer
4 7 (6.93%) Wintel Support
5 6 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (5.94%) Server Support
6 5 (4.95%) .NET Developer
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Developer
7 4 (3.96%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (3.96%) ASP Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Change Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Desktop Support
7 4 (3.96%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Server Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (2.97%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.85%) .NET
2 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.93%) Middleware
4 6 (5.94%) ISPF
5 5 (4.95%) Web Services
6 4 (3.96%) Classic ASP
7 2 (1.98%) HTML
7 2 (1.98%) HTML5
7 2 (1.98%) MDX
8 1 (0.99%) ActiveX
8 1 (0.99%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.99%) D3.js
8 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (16.83%) Management Information System
3 13 (12.87%) Computer Science
4 12 (11.88%) Clustering
5 8 (7.92%) Data Centre
6 7 (6.93%) Mainframe
7 6 (5.94%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (5.94%) VSAM
8 3 (2.97%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.98%) CMDB
10 1 (0.99%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.99%) Economics
10 1 (0.99%) PMI
10 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (55.45%) Windows
2 29 (28.71%) Windows Server
3 18 (17.82%) Linux
4 16 (15.84%) Unix
5 13 (12.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.94%) MVS
9 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.99%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (39.60%) ITIL
2 15 (14.85%) Incident Management
2 15 (14.85%) Mentoring
3 12 (11.88%) ITIL V3
3 12 (11.88%) Project Management
4 11 (10.89%) High Availability
5 10 (9.90%) Change Management
6 9 (8.91%) Change Control
6 9 (8.91%) Server Building
6 9 (8.91%) Service Management
7 8 (7.92%) Business Analysis
7 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.92%) Migration
7 8 (7.92%) Risk Management
8 7 (6.93%) Application Packaging
9 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.94%) Conflict Management
9 6 (5.94%) Data Management
9 6 (5.94%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.56%) SQL
2 20 (19.80%) VB
3 17 (16.83%) Perl
4 15 (14.85%) C#
5 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
6 11 (10.89%) Shell Script
6 11 (10.89%) VBA
6 11 (10.89%) VBScript
7 7 (6.93%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.94%) Assembly Language
8 6 (5.94%) C++
8 6 (5.94%) CLIST
8 6 (5.94%) COBOL
8 6 (5.94%) Java
8 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.94%) JCL
8 6 (5.94%) REXX
9 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.98%) VB6
11 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (51.49%) Security Cleared
2 41 (40.59%) SC Cleared
3 22 (21.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (13.86%) Degree
5 10 (9.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (5.94%) MCSA
7 5 (4.95%) AAT
7 5 (4.95%) MCSE
8 4 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.99%) APMP
9 1 (0.99%) CAPM
9 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.99%) HNC
9 1 (0.99%) HND
9 1 (0.99%) ISEB
9 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.98%) GxP
2 2 (1.98%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (38.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.88%) Terminal Services
4 10 (9.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (5.94%) Time Sharing Option
6 4 (3.96%) XenApp
7 2 (1.98%) Firmware
7 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.98%) vSphere
8 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (10.89%) MOM
1 11 (10.89%) Tivoli
2 10 (9.90%) HP SiteScope
3 9 (8.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (7.92%) Perfmon
5 7 (6.93%) OpenView
6 6 (5.94%) HP SIM
7 5 (4.95%) SCCM
8 2 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.99%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.99%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 66 (65.35%) Microsoft
2 36 (35.64%) HP
3 21 (20.79%) VMware
4 20 (19.80%) Oracle
5 18 (17.82%) CA
6 16 (15.84%) Citrix
7 11 (10.89%) BMC
7 11 (10.89%) ServiceNow
8 7 (6.93%) Lotus
9 6 (5.94%) IBM
9 6 (5.94%) Micro Focus
10 5 (4.95%) Cisco
11 4 (3.96%) Dell
11 4 (3.96%) SAP
12 3 (2.97%) AppSense
12 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.97%) Symantec
12 3 (2.97%) ThinPrint
13 2 (1.98%) Altiris
14 1 (0.99%) BT
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