Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 55 79
Rank change year-on-year -8 +24 -31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 35 64 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.51% 4.82% 2.32%
As % of the Applications category 38.04% 58.18% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 53 24
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +12.90% -8.68%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £132
90th Percentile £538 £488 £409
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +14.29% +12.90% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 - £19.50
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - £19.50

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 92 110 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.23% 8.28% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 79 55
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £335 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +6.35% -21.25%
10th Percentile £159 £247 £119
90th Percentile £538 £559 £442
North East median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £24.75 £12.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.00% -35.90% +50.00%
10th Percentile £13.20 £8.85 £13.15
90th Percentile £99.75 £20.31 £28.23
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £12.45 £19.50
% change year-on-year +40.62% -36.18% +41.82%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -5 35 £400 +16.79% 4
Microsoft Excel
North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (77.14%) Project Management
2 22 (62.86%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (57.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (34.29%) MS Visio
7 12 (34.29%) Service Design
8 11 (31.43%) ITIL
8 11 (31.43%) Change Management
9 10 (28.57%) Release Management
9 10 (28.57%) ITIL V3
9 10 (28.57%) Transition Management
10 9 (25.71%) PMO
10 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
11 8 (22.86%) Service Management
11 8 (22.86%) Validation
11 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
12 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
12 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
13 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (17.14%) Dependency Management
13 6 (17.14%) Programme Delivery
13 6 (17.14%) ISEB
13 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
13 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
13 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
14 5 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
14 5 (14.29%) Finance

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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (34.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MS Access
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Service Manager
1 10 (28.57%) Service Transition Manager
1 10 (28.57%) Transition Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Support Officer
5 3 (8.57%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Project Officer
5 3 (8.57%) Project Support Officer
5 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Capability Manager
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL Service Manager
6 2 (5.71%) PMO Officer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Service Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Transition Manager
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.86%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Project Management
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) Service Design
4 11 (31.43%) Change Management
4 11 (31.43%) ITIL
5 10 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 10 (28.57%) Release Management
5 10 (28.57%) Transition Management
6 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
7 8 (22.86%) Service Management
7 8 (22.86%) Validation
8 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
9 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
9 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (17.14%) Dependency Management
9 6 (17.14%) Programme Delivery
9 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
10 5 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) VBA
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) ISEB
4 5 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (11.43%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) APMP
6 2 (5.71%) CIPD
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) PMO
2 3 (8.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow