Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 64 62
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 13 16 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.67% 1.80% 3.81%
As % of the Applications category 44.83% 41.03% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 39
Median daily rate £325 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.45% -11.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £117 £225 £173
90th Percentile £343 £409 £538
North East median daily rate £200 £380 £400
% change year-on-year -47.37% -5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
North East median hourly rate - £12.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -64.14% -

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 29 39 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.95% 4.39% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 63
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £120 £100 £151
90th Percentile £510 £465 £538
North East median daily rate £285 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -18.57% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £16.20 £14.94 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -33.60% +101.88%
10th Percentile £12.21 £13.75 £15.65
90th Percentile £16.76 £17.33 £32.75
Median hourly rate £16.20 £13.07 £16.00
% change year-on-year +23.95% -18.31% +63.43%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Tyne and Wear.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Tyne and Wear.

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 6 June 2020. 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 +12 9 £325 -9.72%
Gateshead - 2 £120 -
South Shields - 1 £355 -
Microsoft Excel
North East

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Power BI
3 5 (38.46%) Power Platform
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Bomgar
3 5 (38.46%) WebEx
3 5 (38.46%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
3 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (30.77%) ITSM
4 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) PDA
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003

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 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (23.08%) Acrobat
5 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Power Platform
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Remote Desktop
1 5 (38.46%) WebEx
2 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Power BI
2 2 (15.38%) OLAP
2 2 (15.38%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Desktop Support
1 4 (30.77%) IT Support
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell Scripter
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Telephony Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 3 (23.08%) PDA
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) ITSM
2 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.69%) Office Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Gathering
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Identification
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
1 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (23.08%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (7.69%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Bomgar
2 4 (30.77%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Adobe
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Peregrine
3 3 (23.08%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (7.69%) Guidewire
4 1 (7.69%) IBM