Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 77 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 -20 -23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 16 77 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.74% 3.49% 3.51%
As % of the Applications category 26.23% 45.83% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 50 28
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £345 £335 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +8.06% -17.33%
10th Percentile £217 £207 £167
90th Percentile £443 £500 £403
North East median daily rate £325 £335 £300
% change year-on-year -2.99% +11.67% -19.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £7.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +15.38% -27.78%
North East median hourly rate £7.50 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +15.38% -27.78%

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 61 168 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.63% 7.61% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 109 68
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -4.41% -9.33%
10th Percentile £219 £200 £175
90th Percentile £450 £557 £479
North East median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 14
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.33% - -13.04%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £28.00 £25.68
North East median hourly rate £12.50 £13.18 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.12% -12.17% -16.08%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 14 £370 +10.45% 4
Sunderland -5 1 £225 -
Microsoft Excel
North East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) PMO
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (18.75%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
7 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Office 365
7 2 (12.50%) Dependency Management
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) ActiveReports
7 2 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
7 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction

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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
3 3 (18.75%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (12.50%) InfoPath
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) MPLS
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) ActiveReports
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Report Writer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior PMO
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Pensions Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) PMO Lead
3 1 (6.25%) PMO Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Planner
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior PMO Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) e-Learning
3 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
5 2 (12.50%) Dependency Management
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CIPD
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) PMO
2 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Aruba
2 1 (6.25%) Cadence
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) F5
2 1 (6.25%) Google