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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.54% 6.77% 3.85%
As % of the Applications category 62.50% 60.47% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 6
Median daily rate £425 £311 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.87% -4.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £700 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £17.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +25.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £13.60 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £69.56 £20.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
40 43 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.87% 11.20% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 25
Median daily rate £275 £310 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -19.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £170 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 16
Median hourly rate £24.25 £21.91 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% +4.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £14.00 £14.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £63.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -4 7 £275 -14.21% 1
Blackpool -2 4 £275 +61.76% 1
Lytham St Annes -5 1 - -
Ormskirk - 1 - - 2
Lancaster - 1 £138 -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 41 (77.36%) Microsoft
2 21 (39.62%) MS Office
3 17 (32.08%) Windows
4 13 (24.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
6 10 (18.87%) Manufacturing
6 10 (18.87%) CRM
6 10 (18.87%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
7 9 (16.98%) Finance
8 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
8 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
8 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (13.21%) ITIL
9 7 (13.21%) SQL
10 6 (11.32%) VB
10 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
10 6 (11.32%) HP
10 6 (11.32%) Citrix
10 6 (11.32%) VMware
10 6 (11.32%) Project Management
10 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (9.43%) Service Management
11 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
11 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
11 5 (9.43%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (9.43%) ERP
11 5 (9.43%) .NET

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) Drupal
4 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (39.62%) MS Office
2 13 (24.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.66%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (5.66%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.89%) 3ds Max
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.89%) Doxygen
5 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.89%) Infor LN
3 1 (1.89%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
1 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) LAN
2 3 (5.66%) WAN
3 2 (3.77%) HTTP
3 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) ATM
4 1 (1.89%) BGP
4 1 (1.89%) DHCP
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) GSM
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) IPv4
4 1 (1.89%) LTE
4 1 (1.89%) MegaStream
4 1 (1.89%) MPLS
4 1 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.89%) SDH
4 1 (1.89%) UMTS
4 1 (1.89%) VoLTE
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (7.55%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.55%) SAP BW
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.77%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (18.87%) Manufacturing
2 9 (16.98%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.77%) Military
5 1 (1.89%) Avionics
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Developer
3 6 (11.32%) CRM Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) IT Support
5 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
1 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
1 5 (9.43%) HTML
2 3 (5.66%) SGML
2 3 (5.66%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) CSS
3 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.77%) Spring
4 1 (1.89%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Learning Management System
3 3 (5.66%) Life Science
3 3 (5.66%) Replication
3 3 (5.66%) SCORM
4 2 (3.77%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) Smart Energy
4 2 (3.77%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.55%) Unix
6 4 (7.55%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.77%) Linux
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) CRM
2 7 (13.21%) ITIL
3 6 (11.32%) Project Management
4 5 (9.43%) ERP
4 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
4 5 (9.43%) Service Management
4 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.55%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (7.55%) ETL
5 4 (7.55%) Migration
5 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.66%) Analytics
6 3 (5.66%) SDLC
6 3 (5.66%) Software Licensing
6 3 (5.66%) Time Management
7 2 (3.77%) Change Management
7 2 (3.77%) Information Security
7 2 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) VB
3 5 (9.43%) C#
4 4 (7.55%) Java
4 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.89%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) MCSE
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) CCNA
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.77%) MCP
2 2 (3.77%) MCSA
3 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.77%) ISO27005
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) WSUS
3 2 (3.77%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.89%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 41 (77.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Citrix
2 6 (11.32%) HP
2 6 (11.32%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) SAP
4 4 (7.55%) Adobe
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco
5 3 (5.66%) CODA
5 3 (5.66%) Cognos
5 3 (5.66%) Concur
5 3 (5.66%) Maconomy
5 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.77%) Apple
6 2 (3.77%) AppSense
6 2 (3.77%) Infor
6 2 (3.77%) Lumension
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) Polycom
6 2 (3.77%) Samsung
6 2 (3.77%) Verint
Accrington, Lancashire
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