Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
England > North East
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 81 79
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 48 24 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.63% 1.94% 3.43%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 28.92% 46.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 49
North East median daily rate £331 £313 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -6.72% +11.67%
10th Percentile £203 £201 £181
90th Percentile £399 £463 £512
England median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 16
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £7.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.33% -50.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £12.02 £7.50 £11.05
90th Percentile £14.60 £7.50 £20.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +12.50%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 88 83 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.66% 6.72% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 50 111
North East median daily rate £325 £334 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.62% +2.69% -2.26%
10th Percentile £203 £197 £200
90th Percentile £450 £454 £555
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 30
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.45% -10.92%
10th Percentile £11.95 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £15.30 £50.50 £28.00
England median hourly rate £15.98 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -0.13% - +6.67%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in the North East

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in the North East

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the North East over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in the North East

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in the North East

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the North East region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +22 42 £344 -0.36% 7
Durham -11 3 £225 +25.00% 3
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 34 (70.83%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 20 (41.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 16 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 15 (31.25%) TPMS
6 15 (31.25%) VME
7 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
8 12 (25.00%) Service Management
9 11 (22.92%) ITIL
10 10 (20.83%) MS Visio
11 8 (16.67%) LAN
11 8 (16.67%) SQL
12 7 (14.58%) WAN
12 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Project
12 7 (14.58%) Cisco
12 7 (14.58%) HP
12 7 (14.58%) Juniper
12 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
12 7 (14.58%) Firewall
12 7 (14.58%) Finance
12 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
12 7 (14.58%) McAfee
12 7 (14.58%) F5
12 7 (14.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (14.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (14.58%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (14.58%) Network Load Balancing
12 7 (14.58%) Escalation Management

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 16 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 15 (31.25%) TPMS
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (70.83%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (41.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (20.83%) MS Visio
4 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (6.25%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) LAN
2 7 (14.58%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (14.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (14.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (14.58%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) WAN
3 6 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (4.17%) SMS
5 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.08%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (10.42%) MS Access
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Toad
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Analyst
2 21 (43.75%) Support Analyst
3 19 (39.58%) Applications Support
3 19 (39.58%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Network Support
5 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Systems Support
5 5 (10.42%) Systems Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) XML
1 5 (10.42%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) VME
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Service Management
2 11 (22.92%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) Decision-Making
3 7 (14.58%) Escalation Management
3 7 (14.58%) Network Load Balancing
3 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.50%) Cryptography
5 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.42%) Prototyping
5 5 (10.42%) Time Management
6 4 (8.33%) Network Management
6 4 (8.33%) Proactive Management
6 4 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.25%) Change Management
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.25%) Project Governance
7 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) VBA
3 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB
4 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) JSP 440
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) PMO
3 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
2 7 (14.58%) Cisco
2 7 (14.58%) F5
2 7 (14.58%) HP
2 7 (14.58%) Juniper
2 7 (14.58%) McAfee
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (10.42%) Sage
5 4 (8.33%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) Bomgar
6 1 (2.08%) WorldPay