Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 81 60
Rank change year-on-year +15 -21 -20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 23 69 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.48% 3.38% 3.18%
As % of the Applications category 31.94% 47.92% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 49 22
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £335 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% +8.06% -17.33%
10th Percentile £270 £304 £97
90th Percentile £540 £500 £375
North East median daily rate £368 £335 £305
% change year-on-year +9.70% +9.84% -18.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £7.50 £24.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.75% +23.08% +8.33%
North East median hourly rate £7.50 £12.23 £17.75
% change year-on-year -38.66% -31.11% -2.74%

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 72 144 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.76% 7.05% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 101 57
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £364 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.92% - -18.75%
10th Percentile £229 £203 £127
90th Percentile £532 £563 £480
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 12
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -37.78% -1.78%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £11.58
90th Percentile £60.00 £24.00 £27.30
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £11.11 £15.43
% change year-on-year +21.57% -28.03% -16.59%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +20 22 £400 +19.40% 7
Microsoft Excel
North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (47.83%) Project Management
5 10 (43.48%) ITIL
5 10 (43.48%) MS Visio
5 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) Release Management
5 10 (43.48%) ITIL V3
5 10 (43.48%) Transition Management
5 10 (43.48%) Service Design
6 9 (39.13%) Service Management
7 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
8 7 (30.43%) Change Management
9 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
9 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
10 5 (21.74%) ServiceNow
10 5 (21.74%) PMO
10 5 (21.74%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (21.74%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
10 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) Validation
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
11 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
12 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
12 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
12 3 (13.04%) Project Planning

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 (17.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (43.48%) MS Visio
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (8.70%) InfoPath
5 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Drive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) ActiveReports
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Service Manager
1 10 (43.48%) Service Transition Manager
1 10 (43.48%) Transition Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Service Manager
3 2 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Report Writer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Senior PMO
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Service Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Transition Manager
4 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Pensions Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) PMO Lead
4 1 (4.35%) Resource Planner
4 1 (4.35%) Senior PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Project Management
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) ITIL V3
2 10 (43.48%) Release Management
2 10 (43.48%) Service Design
2 10 (43.48%) Transition Management
3 9 (39.13%) Service Management
4 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
5 7 (30.43%) Change Management
6 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
7 5 (21.74%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (21.74%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
7 5 (21.74%) Validation
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
8 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
8 3 (13.04%) SFIA
8 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) VBA
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) CIPD
4 1 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PMO
2 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.70%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.35%) Google