Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 61 64
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 +25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 19 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.05% 3.78% 3.71%
As % of the Applications category 44.19% 41.67% 47.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 39 38
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +18.52% +16.38%
10th Percentile £203 £173 £290
90th Percentile £400 £538 £479
North East median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Tyne and Wear 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 43 96 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.63% 9.07% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 63 71
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £100 £151 £200
90th Percentile £413 £538 £488
North East median daily rate £325 £350 £323
% change year-on-year -7.14% +8.53% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.94 £18.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.24% +48.00% -15.30%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.20 £8.84
90th Percentile £17.33 £31.63 £22.23
North East median hourly rate £13.07 £16.00 £11.15
% change year-on-year -18.31% +43.56% -25.70%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -3 15 £360 -10.00%
Sunderland - 4 £205 -
Microsoft Excel
North East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (36.84%) XML
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) ITIL
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) VBA
7 4 (21.05%) MS Access
7 4 (21.05%) Toad
7 4 (21.05%) XML Schema
7 4 (21.05%) Sage
7 4 (21.05%) Line 500
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (21.05%) Office 365
7 4 (21.05%) Prototyping
8 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
8 3 (15.79%) Gatling
8 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
8 3 (15.79%) GitHub
8 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
8 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
8 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
8 3 (15.79%) Bomgar
8 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (15.79%) WebEx

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 (15.79%) Confluence
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) TPMS
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) iPaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (15.79%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) MS Access
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) Data Lake
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Toad
2 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.79%) Gatling
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Applications Support
2 6 (31.58%) Applications Support Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Support
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support
5 2 (10.53%) PMO Manager
5 2 (10.53%) PMO Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Android
2 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) VME
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Prototyping
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
3 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
3 3 (15.79%) ITSM
3 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Document Management
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) VBA
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) PMO
3 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Sage
4 3 (15.79%) Bomgar
5 1 (5.26%) iManage