The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.22% 6.28% 2.07%
As % of the Applications category 58.33% 60.00% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 3
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £247 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £520 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.17 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
MS Excel
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Applications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
36 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.96% 10.47% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 4
Average daily rate £308 £283 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +61.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +35.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £20.35 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £36.10 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Lancashire region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Lancashire region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +4 11 £363 -19.44% 2
Chorley +1 5 £338 - 3
Blackpool -15 2 - -
Blackburn - 1 - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (44.19%) MS Office
3 18 (41.86%) Windows
4 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
5 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
5 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
5 9 (20.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (18.60%) HTML
6 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
6 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
7 7 (16.28%) Finance
7 7 (16.28%) VMware
8 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
8 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
8 6 (13.95%) ERP
8 6 (13.95%) ITIL
8 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.63%) Learning Management System
9 5 (11.63%) Unix
9 5 (11.63%) Oracle
9 5 (11.63%) Photoshop
9 5 (11.63%) MS Project
9 5 (11.63%) Adobe
9 5 (11.63%) Project Management
9 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
9 5 (11.63%) SCORM
9 5 (11.63%) Microsoft App-V

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (44.19%) MS Office
2 9 (20.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (11.63%) Adobe Captivate
3 5 (11.63%) MS Project
3 5 (11.63%) Photoshop
4 4 (9.30%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
6 1 (2.33%) Doxygen
6 1 (2.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) DHCP
1 3 (6.98%) DNS
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.65%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Avionics
4 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.33%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) IT Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) IT Support
4 3 (6.98%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Programme Office Support
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Change Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) CSS
3 3 (6.98%) .NET
3 3 (6.98%) SGML
3 3 (6.98%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) MDX
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Learning Management System
2 5 (11.63%) SCORM
3 2 (4.65%) Life Science
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Animation
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.33%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.63%) Unix
6 3 (6.98%) Linux
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) ERP
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL
1 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
2 5 (11.63%) Project Management
3 3 (6.98%) Change Management
3 3 (6.98%) Service Management
3 3 (6.98%) UML
4 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.65%) CRM
4 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.65%) Release Management
4 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.33%) High Availability
5 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Line Management
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.33%) Time Management
5 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) C#
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.33%) Ada
3 1 (2.33%) C++
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) HND
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.65%) MCP
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) Adobe
3 5 (11.63%) AppSense
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) Infor
5 3 (6.98%) Lumension
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix
6 2 (4.65%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) IBM
6 2 (4.65%) ThinPrint
7 1 (2.33%) Cognos
7 1 (2.33%) Polycom
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