Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 89 58
Rank change year-on-year +14 -31 -32
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 25 76 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.05% 2.84% 3.19%
As % of the Applications category 29.76% 43.93% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 33
North East median daily rate £313 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.72% +11.67% -19.46%
10th Percentile £185 £98 £188
90th Percentile £463 £534 £379
England median daily rate £368 £350 £366
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.44% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 8
North East median hourly rate £7.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +15.38% -26.76%
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% -

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 84 173 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.87% 6.46% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 93 78
North East median daily rate £338 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.87% -4.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £190 £188 £196
90th Percentile £488 £531 £475
England median daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.14% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 29 18
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.87% -11.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.00 £9.85
90th Percentile £63.76 £28.00 £22.58
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.29 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.85% +5.10% +3.33%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +18 17 £325 -2.99% 2
Durham -2 4 £180 -62.01% 3
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 7 (28.00%) PMO
4 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Google
7 3 (12.00%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
7 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (12.00%) General Ledger
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) Windows
7 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.00%) CTC Cleared

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 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (8.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Google Drive
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) MPLS
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) ActiveReports
1 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Report Writer
3 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Senior PMO
3 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Resource Planner
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Android
1 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (12.00%) Data Extraction
4 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Dependency Management
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) QMS
5 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) VBA
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) CIPD
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) PMO
2 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (8.00%) GMP
3 2 (8.00%) SLA
4 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Apple
3 1 (4.00%) Aruba
3 1 (4.00%) Cadence
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) F5
3 1 (4.00%) SAP