Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 82 104
Rank change year-on-year +27 +22 -52
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 51 26 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.95% 2.01% 1.94%
As % of the Applications category 42.15% 29.21% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 23
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +20.69% +9.43%
10th Percentile £184 £198 £127
90th Percentile £538 £389 £410
England median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.71% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - £15.00
England median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.74% +6.06% +3.25%

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 121 89 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.38% 6.88% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 60 93
North East median daily rate £358 £290 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.28% -6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £157 £196 £149
90th Percentile £546 £400 £439
England median daily rate £375 £350 £342
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.34% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
North East median hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -16.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £8.85 £10.38
90th Percentile £29.38 £47.60 £25.90
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +10 42 £400 +14.29% 7
Durham -1 8 £368 +5.00% 2
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 30 (58.82%) Project Management
2 25 (49.02%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
4 21 (41.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
6 17 (33.33%) ITIL
7 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Project
8 12 (23.53%) MS Visio
8 12 (23.53%) Service Management
8 12 (23.53%) Service Design
9 10 (19.61%) Risk Management
9 10 (19.61%) ITIL V3
9 10 (19.61%) Transition Management
9 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
9 10 (19.61%) Release Management
10 9 (17.65%) PMO
10 9 (17.65%) Change Management
11 8 (15.69%) Validation
11 8 (15.69%) Waterfall
12 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (13.73%) Finance
12 7 (13.73%) SLA
12 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
13 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
13 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (11.76%) ISEB
13 6 (11.76%) Legal
13 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (41.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (23.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (7.84%) Power BI
3 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) MS Access
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Legal
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Retail Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Service Manager
2 11 (21.57%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Service Transition Manager
3 10 (19.61%) Transition Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Support Officer
6 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Project Officer
7 3 (5.88%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (5.88%) Report Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL Manager
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL Service Manager
8 2 (3.92%) PMO Officer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.84%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.96%) iPhone
3 1 (1.96%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Project Management
2 17 (33.33%) ITIL
3 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (23.53%) Service Design
4 12 (23.53%) Service Management
5 10 (19.61%) ITIL V3
5 10 (19.61%) Release Management
5 10 (19.61%) Risk Management
5 10 (19.61%) Transition Management
6 9 (17.65%) Change Management
7 8 (15.69%) Validation
7 8 (15.69%) Waterfall
8 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
9 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
10 5 (9.80%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (9.80%) Migration
10 5 (9.80%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
1 3 (5.88%) VBA
2 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.96%) C
3 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) ISEB
4 5 (9.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (7.84%) CCNA
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.84%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (5.88%) APMP
7 2 (3.92%) CIPD
7 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.96%) Degree
8 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.96%) HNC
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) PMO
2 7 (13.73%) SLA
3 4 (7.84%) GDPR
4 2 (3.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) ServiceNow