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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 95 41
Rank change year-on-year +49 -54  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 11 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.92% 1.88% 3.38%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 28.85% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 13
Median daily rate £288 £263 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -6.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £183 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £324 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +10.71%  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 44 104 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 7.68% 6.50% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 57 30
Median daily rate £300 £310 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £180 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £485 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% +13.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £10.02 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £28.00 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Tyne and Wear +62 8 £300 +14.28% 2
Durham -7 2 £180 - 2
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 North East region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 10 (38.46%) Migration
4 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (26.92%) ITIL
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (19.23%) Office 365
7 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 5 (19.23%) PMO
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (15.38%) HP
8 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (15.38%) LAN
8 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) Service Management
8 4 (15.38%) Change Management
8 4 (15.38%) People Management
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 3 (11.54%) Data Management
9 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (11.54%) VME
9 3 (11.54%) ProCurve
9 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
9 3 (11.54%) Informatica
9 3 (11.54%) ITSM
9 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
9 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2

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 3 (11.54%) Tuxedo
1 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (3.85%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) ActiveReports
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Power BI
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Accountant
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (3.85%) PMO Lead
4 1 (3.85%) PMO Planner
4 1 (3.85%) Project Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Fintech
4 1 (3.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
1 3 (11.54%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) People Management
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Data Entry
4 3 (11.54%) Data Management
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.54%) ITSM
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Data Mapping
5 2 (7.69%) Logistics
5 2 (7.69%) Network Design
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) COBOL
3 2 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.85%) CCAB
4 1 (3.85%) HND
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) PMO
2 3 (11.54%) SLA
3 2 (7.69%) GMP
3 2 (7.69%) QA
4 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) Informatica
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) ProCurve
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Cadence
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Crossbeam
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) Infor
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) McAfee
5 1 (3.85%) TippingPoint
5 1 (3.85%) WorldPay
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