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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 19 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.36% 3.14% 5.29%
As % of the Applications category 44.19% 41.67% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £320 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £320 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
43 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.86% 7.55% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 18
Average daily rate £300 £220 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £220 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £240 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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 21 November 2014.

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
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 21 November 2014. 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
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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 7 £250 -21.87% 7
Blackpool -13 2 £300 - 2
Lancaster - 1 £425 -
Lytham St Annes - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 2
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
4 15 (32.61%) VBA
4 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
5 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
6 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (23.91%) PL/SQL
7 11 (23.91%) Degree
8 10 (21.74%) MS Office
8 10 (21.74%) Windows
9 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (19.57%) Python
9 9 (19.57%) Java
9 9 (19.57%) Perl
9 9 (19.57%) Data Analysis
9 9 (19.57%) Finance
10 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (17.39%) ResourceLink
10 8 (17.39%) SAP
10 8 (17.39%) Dell
10 8 (17.39%) Software AG
10 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
10 8 (17.39%) webMethods
10 8 (17.39%) SaaS
10 8 (17.39%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (15.22%) .NET
12 6 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Office
2 6 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (10.87%) InfoPath
3 5 (10.87%) MS Project
4 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) ResourceLink
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) SaaS
1 8 (17.39%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DHCP
1 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
1 2 (4.35%) Wireless
1 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
1 2 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.70%) OLAP
5 4 (8.70%) Data Mart
5 4 (8.70%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (6.52%) MS Access
7 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Integration Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Change Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Process Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Report Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) WPF
3 2 (4.35%) LINQ
3 2 (4.35%) DWR
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.17%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Life Science
2 2 (4.35%) NHS
2 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Data Analysis
2 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
2 5 (10.87%) Time Management
2 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (8.70%) Software Deployment
3 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 3 (6.52%) Scrum
4 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.52%) ERP
5 2 (4.35%) Test Planning
5 2 (4.35%) Master Data Management
5 2 (4.35%) Data Transformation
5 2 (4.35%) Campaign Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Test Management
5 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.35%) MVC
5 2 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) SQL
2 15 (32.61%) VBA
3 11 (23.91%) PL/SQL
4 9 (19.57%) Python
4 9 (19.57%) Java
4 9 (19.57%) Perl
5 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
6 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.70%) VB
7 4 (8.70%) C#
8 2 (4.35%) XAML
9 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
2 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) MCSE
4 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Dell
2 8 (17.39%) Software AG
2 8 (17.39%) webMethods
2 8 (17.39%) SAP
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) Nintex
5 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.17%) AppSense
5 1 (2.17%) Lumension
5 1 (2.17%) CA
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