Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 66 125
Rank change year-on-year +5 +59 -68
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 30 18 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.38% 2.03% 1.72%
As % of the Applications category 47.62% 28.13% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 18
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £281 £300 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +29.03% -25.00%
10th Percentile £173 £213 £93
90th Percentile £371 £389 £365
North East median daily rate £275 £300 £250
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 13
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £7.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.33% -50.00% +46.34%
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £7.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +73.33% -50.00% +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 63 64 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.10% 7.22% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 46 99
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £300 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +16.07% -17.65%
10th Percentile £158 £198 £185
90th Percentile £629 £469 £404
North East median daily rate £300 £300 £280
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 26
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +13.21%
10th Percentile £12.80 £9.25 £9.59
90th Percentile £21.85 £47.60 £28.00
North East median hourly rate £13.25 £12.75 £14.18
% change year-on-year +3.92% -10.05% +5.00%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +8 26 £273 -9.17% 6
Sunderland +2 2 £250 +11.11% 1
Gateshead - 1 £450 - 1
South Shields - 1 £325 -
Microsoft Excel
North East

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 17 (56.67%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (46.67%) ITIL
3 11 (36.67%) Service Management
3 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 9 (30.00%) MS Visio
5 8 (26.67%) LAN
5 8 (26.67%) Decision-Making
6 7 (23.33%) Escalation Management
6 7 (23.33%) McAfee
6 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
6 7 (23.33%) Firewall
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (23.33%) WAN
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco
6 7 (23.33%) HP
6 7 (23.33%) Juniper
6 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
6 7 (23.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (23.33%) F5
6 7 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (20.00%) Network Security
7 6 (20.00%) Cryptography
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
8 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management
8 5 (16.67%) SLA
8 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring

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 1 (3.33%) Confluence
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (30.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (10.00%) Open Workbench
6 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) LAN
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) WAN
3 6 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (6.67%) SMS
5 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) MS Access
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Toad
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Military
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Network Support
2 6 (20.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) XML
1 2 (6.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Service Management
3 9 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (26.67%) Decision-Making
5 7 (23.33%) Escalation Management
5 7 (23.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (20.00%) Cryptography
7 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (16.67%) Project Management
8 4 (13.33%) Network Management
8 4 (13.33%) Proactive Management
8 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 4 (13.33%) Time Management
9 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (10.00%) Project Governance
9 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) CCNA
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) APMP
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 4 (13.33%) JSP 440
2 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco
1 7 (23.33%) F5
1 7 (23.33%) HP
1 7 (23.33%) Juniper
1 7 (23.33%) McAfee
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Remedy
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Sage
4 1 (3.33%) Bomgar
4 1 (3.33%) WorldPay