Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 105 52
Rank change year-on-year +29 -53 -22
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 21 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.20% 1.88% 3.27%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 31.11% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 17
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £338 £275 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.73% -2.14% +12.40%
10th Percentile £216 £109 £170
90th Percentile £389 £408 £500
North East median daily rate £350 £275 £286
% change year-on-year +27.27% -3.68% +10.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £15.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -39.76%
North East median hourly rate - £15.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +50.00% -35.48%

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 63 135 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.60% 6.04% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 89 47
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £310 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% -8.68% +35.78%
10th Percentile £199 £176 £185
90th Percentile £465 £437 £451
North East median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +15.38% -3.70%
10th Percentile £8.84 £9.50 £9.50
90th Percentile £47.63 £28.30 £14.25
North East median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -26.67% +15.38% -2.29%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +35 19 £338 +28.57% 5
Sunderland +11 1 £225 -
Gateshead - 1 £351 -
Microsoft Excel
North East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) Migration
4 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) PMO
6 6 (28.57%) Office 365
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (23.81%) People Management
7 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
8 4 (19.05%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco
8 4 (19.05%) Service Management
9 3 (14.29%) Change Management
9 3 (14.29%) ITSM
9 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
9 3 (14.29%) Data Management
9 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
9 3 (14.29%) HP
9 3 (14.29%) Informatica
9 3 (14.29%) COBOL
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle
9 3 (14.29%) Unix
9 3 (14.29%) Tuxedo
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
9 3 (14.29%) VME
9 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (14.29%) ProCurve

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 (14.29%) Tuxedo
1 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (4.76%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) MPLS
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) ActiveReports
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Power BI
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) PMO Lead
4 1 (4.76%) PMO Planner
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planner
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
1 3 (14.29%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Migration
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) People Management
4 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Management
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 3 (14.29%) ITSM
5 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Logistics
6 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (9.52%) Network Design
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) COBOL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 2 (9.52%) PMP
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CIPD
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) PMO
2 2 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Informatica
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) ProCurve
4 2 (9.52%) Cadence
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) Aruba
5 1 (4.76%) Crossbeam
5 1 (4.76%) Infor
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) McAfee
5 1 (4.76%) TippingPoint