Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 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
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 54 78
Rank change year-on-year +10 +24 +18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 29 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.89% 3.93% 1.84%
As % of the Applications category 49.15% 52.17% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 11
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £368 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.91% +5.77% -2.99%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £218
90th Percentile £488 £396 £438
North East median daily rate £375 £331 £313
% change year-on-year +13.21% +6.00% -6.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £7.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +73.33% -50.00%
North East median hourly rate £10.45 £13.00 £7.50
% change year-on-year -19.62% +73.33% -50.00%

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 59 69 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.91% 7.53% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 44
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £355 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% - +12.90%
10th Percentile £175 £201 £221
90th Percentile £488 £621 £476
North East median daily rate £358 £338 £334
% change year-on-year +5.93% +1.12% +7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.21% -5.36% -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.03 £12.23 £9.50
90th Percentile £16.05 £14.62 £63.76
North East median hourly rate £15.35 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +9.64% - +4.87%

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 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 2019. 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 +5 22 £375 +7.14% 9
Gateshead +6 4 £275 -38.89% 1
Sunderland +5 1 - - 1
Microsoft Excel
North East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (51.72%) Project Management
4 15 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (51.72%) Public Sector
5 14 (48.28%) Finance
6 11 (37.93%) Performance Management
7 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
8 9 (31.03%) Data Management
8 9 (31.03%) Oracle
8 9 (31.03%) SQL
9 7 (24.14%) Open Source
9 7 (24.14%) JIRA
10 6 (20.69%) QA
10 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
10 6 (20.69%) Unix
10 6 (20.69%) Windows
10 6 (20.69%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (17.24%) HND
11 5 (17.24%) C
11 5 (17.24%) XML
11 5 (17.24%) ISEB
11 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
11 5 (17.24%) Selenium
11 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
11 5 (17.24%) Confluence
11 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
11 5 (17.24%) GitHub

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 5 (17.24%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.90%) SAS
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) GitHub
2 2 (6.90%) Power Platform
3 1 (3.45%) Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Power BI
3 1 (3.45%) Base SAS
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) JIRA
2 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
2 5 (17.24%) Gatling
2 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) Selenium
General
1 15 (51.72%) Public Sector
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Data Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) QA Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Support Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.90%) Commercial Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Support Officer
7 1 (3.45%) Commercial Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Commercial Finance Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Commercial Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Finance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Unix
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Project Management
2 11 (37.93%) Performance Management
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) Data Management
5 7 (24.14%) Open Source
6 6 (20.69%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
8 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.79%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
9 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.90%) E-business
10 2 (6.90%) ETL
10 2 (6.90%) ITIL
10 2 (6.90%) Migration
10 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.90%) Scrum
10 2 (6.90%) SOA
10 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) C
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) HND
1 5 (17.24%) ISEB
1 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
1 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CIMA
2 4 (13.79%) CIPFA
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) PMO
3 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Informatica
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau