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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 39 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.26% 5.62% 4.76%
As % of the Applications category 65.00% 46.15% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 3
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£239 £225 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +60.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 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 £14.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +4.46%
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
60 65 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.17% 12.17% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 10
Average daily rate £300 £225 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £313 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +16 37 £239 +6.22% 16
Sunderland -8 2 £300 -
Blaydon - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
MS Excel
North East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 30 (46.88%) Security Cleared
3 21 (32.81%) MS Office
4 20 (31.25%) ITIL
5 19 (29.69%) Windows
5 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
6 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (23.44%) Service Management
7 12 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 12 (18.75%) Change Management
8 11 (17.19%) HP
9 10 (15.63%) Cisco
9 10 (15.63%) Time Management
10 9 (14.06%) Project Management
10 9 (14.06%) CA
10 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
11 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (12.50%) Economics
11 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
12 7 (10.94%) Release Management
12 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (10.94%) Firewall
12 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
12 7 (10.94%) .NET
12 7 (10.94%) C#
12 7 (10.94%) SQL
12 7 (10.94%) MS Project
13 6 (9.38%) LAN
13 6 (9.38%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) Documentum
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.56%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.56%) Node.js
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (32.81%) MS Office
2 7 (10.94%) MS Project
3 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Firewall
2 6 (9.38%) SAN
2 6 (9.38%) LAN
2 6 (9.38%) WAN
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (6.25%) Network Security
3 4 (6.25%) Junos
4 3 (4.69%) DNS
5 2 (3.13%) SSL
5 2 (3.13%) DHCP
5 2 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.56%) Wireless Security
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.56%) NAS
6 1 (1.56%) Internet
6 1 (1.56%) DSL
6 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (6.25%) MS Access
5 1 (1.56%) DTS
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Automotive
2 1 (1.56%) Legal
2 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Service Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.06%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Release Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Service Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Change Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) .NET
1 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.81%) Web Services
2 5 (7.81%) MDX
2 5 (7.81%) HTML
3 4 (6.25%) Itk
3 4 (6.25%) XML
3 4 (6.25%) XSL
3 4 (6.25%) XSLT
3 4 (6.25%) Swing
4 1 (1.56%) Ajax
4 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.56%) WCF
4 1 (1.56%) LINQ
4 1 (1.56%) jQuery
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.56%) HTML5
4 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.50%) Economics
3 5 (7.81%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.25%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.13%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) ITIL
2 15 (23.44%) Service Management
3 12 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 12 (18.75%) Change Management
4 10 (15.63%) Time Management
5 9 (14.06%) Project Management
6 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 7 (10.94%) Release Management
8 6 (9.38%) Change Control
9 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.81%) CAD
9 5 (7.81%) ITSM
9 5 (7.81%) Web Design
9 5 (7.81%) Data Management
10 4 (6.25%) PLM
10 4 (6.25%) SOA
10 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.25%) Network Management
10 4 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) C#
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) Java
2 6 (9.38%) VB
2 6 (9.38%) VBA
3 5 (7.81%) VB.NET
3 5 (7.81%) C
3 5 (7.81%) VBScript
4 4 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) CCNP
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
1 4 (6.25%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) vSphere
2 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) Unicenter
2 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.19%) HP
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco
4 9 (14.06%) CA
5 6 (9.38%) Juniper
5 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
5 6 (9.38%) McAfee
6 5 (7.81%) EMC
6 5 (7.81%) TippingPoint
6 5 (7.81%) F5
7 4 (6.25%) Tableau
7 4 (6.25%) Riverbed
7 4 (6.25%) 3PAR
7 4 (6.25%) Crossbeam
7 4 (6.25%) Siemens
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
9 1 (1.56%) Citrix
9 1 (1.56%) IBM
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle
9 1 (1.56%) SAP
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