Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 15 July 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 74 107
Rank change year-on-year +15 +33 -52
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 46 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.17% 2.24% 1.85%
As % of the Applications category 44.66% 33.85% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 24
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £350 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +23.89% -2.75%
10th Percentile £173 £216 £134
90th Percentile £538 £394 £409
North East median daily rate £328 £350 £283
% change year-on-year -6.43% +23.89% -1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 - £15.00
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - £15.00

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 103 65 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.35% 6.63% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 47 86
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £328 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.77% +4.84% -8.82%
10th Percentile £158 £199 £185
90th Percentile £553 £465 £420
North East median daily rate £340 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 17
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -16.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.65 £8.85 £9.33
90th Percentile £32.75 £47.60 £28.40
North East median hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +14.00% -16.67% +15.38%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +14 44 £330 -5.71% 4
Sunderland +4 2 £250 +11.11%
Microsoft Excel
North East

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (47.83%) Project Management
3 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
4 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (36.96%) ITIL
5 14 (30.43%) Service Management
6 12 (26.09%) MS Visio
7 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (23.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 10 (21.74%) Decision-Making
9 9 (19.57%) Change Management
9 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
9 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
10 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
10 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
11 7 (15.22%) Finance
11 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
11 7 (15.22%) PMO
12 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.04%) Service Design
12 6 (13.04%) Escalation Management
12 6 (13.04%) F5
12 6 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (13.04%) Network Load Balancing
12 6 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
12 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
12 6 (13.04%) Firewall
12 6 (13.04%) McAfee

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (26.09%) MS Visio
4 11 (23.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (6.52%) Open Workbench
6 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
1 6 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
1 6 (13.04%) LAN
1 6 (13.04%) WAN
2 5 (10.87%) Network Security
3 2 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.52%) MS Access
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Service Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Service Desk Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Network Support
5 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Service Transition Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Support Officer
5 4 (8.70%) Transition Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Project Officer
7 2 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) XML
1 2 (4.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Project Management
2 17 (36.96%) ITIL
3 14 (30.43%) Service Management
4 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.74%) Decision-Making
6 9 (19.57%) Change Management
7 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
7 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
8 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
9 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
9 6 (13.04%) Escalation Management
9 6 (13.04%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (13.04%) Service Design
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.87%) Cryptography
10 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
10 5 (10.87%) Validation
11 4 (8.70%) Migration
11 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
11 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) VBA
2 4 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) ISEB
4 5 (10.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (8.70%) CCNA
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.70%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (6.52%) APMP
7 2 (4.35%) CIPD
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) PMO
2 5 (10.87%) SLA
3 4 (8.70%) QA
4 3 (6.52%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
2 6 (13.04%) Cisco
2 6 (13.04%) F5
2 6 (13.04%) HP
2 6 (13.04%) Juniper
2 6 (13.04%) McAfee
3 3 (6.52%) Remedy
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Sage
4 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow