Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 72 119
Rank change year-on-year +5 +47 -67
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 37 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.03% 2.32% 1.91%
As % of the Applications category 42.53% 32.58% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 24
North East median daily rate £300 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £173 £198 £97
90th Percentile £538 £395 £493
England median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £7.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% -50.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £13.20 £7.50 £11.65
90th Percentile £14.80 £7.50 £15.90
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +16.67%

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 87 89 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.12% 7.13% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 60 102
North East median daily rate £300 £325 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +10.17% -4.84%
10th Percentile £156 £196 £185
90th Percentile £552 £454 £474
England median daily rate £375 £363 £342
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.99% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 24
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -23.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.30 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £18.50 £47.63 £28.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.34 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.98% -0.97% +10.00%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 31 £300 - 8
Durham -10 4 £275 +52.78% 1
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
3 11 (29.73%) Service Management
4 10 (27.03%) Finance
5 9 (24.32%) Project Management
5 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
6 8 (21.62%) MS Visio
6 8 (21.62%) Decision-Making
7 7 (18.92%) F5
7 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (18.92%) Escalation Management
7 7 (18.92%) LAN
7 7 (18.92%) WAN
7 7 (18.92%) Cisco
7 7 (18.92%) HP
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (18.92%) Juniper
7 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
7 7 (18.92%) McAfee
7 7 (18.92%) Firewall
7 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
7 7 (18.92%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (16.22%) Network Security
8 6 (16.22%) Cryptography
9 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
9 5 (13.51%) Management Information System

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 1 (2.70%) Confluence
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (21.62%) MS Visio
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (8.11%) Open Workbench
6 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (18.92%) Firewall
1 7 (18.92%) LAN
1 7 (18.92%) WAN
2 6 (16.22%) Network Security
3 2 (5.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) MS Access
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Toad
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Military
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Network Support
2 6 (16.22%) Service Desk Manager
2 6 (16.22%) Service Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) XML
1 2 (5.41%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
1 5 (13.51%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Service Management
3 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
3 9 (24.32%) Project Management
4 8 (21.62%) Decision-Making
5 7 (18.92%) Escalation Management
5 7 (18.92%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (16.22%) Cryptography
7 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (10.81%) Change Management
8 4 (10.81%) Network Management
8 4 (10.81%) Proactive Management
8 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) Time Management
8 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.11%) Project Governance
9 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
9 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.11%) VBA
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) APMP
5 2 (5.41%) ISEB
5 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.70%) CIPD
6 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) PMO
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 4 (10.81%) JSP 440
2 4 (10.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco
1 7 (18.92%) F5
1 7 (18.92%) HP
1 7 (18.92%) Juniper
1 7 (18.92%) McAfee
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Remedy
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Sage
5 1 (2.70%) WorldPay