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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 23 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.06% 5.69% 8.39%
As % of the Applications category 76.67% 36.23% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 11
Average daily rate
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£321 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £312 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £482 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +72.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £14.72 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.56 £28.40 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
30 69 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.20% 15.72% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 12
Average daily rate £321 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £388 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 17
Average hourly rate £31.40 £18.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.72% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.48 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £25.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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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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 +7 10 £400 -33.88% 4
Blackpool +7 5 £300 -7.69% 1
Blackburn +1 1 - - 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 33 (63.46%) Microsoft
2 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
3 17 (32.69%) MS Office
4 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
5 13 (25.00%) SQL
6 11 (21.15%) VBA
6 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
7 10 (19.23%) Project Management
7 10 (19.23%) Migration
8 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
8 9 (17.31%) SAP
8 9 (17.31%) MS Visio
8 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (15.38%) Data Migration
9 8 (15.38%) Windows
9 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (13.46%) Change Management
10 7 (13.46%) MS Access
10 7 (13.46%) ETL
10 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (13.46%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (11.54%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (11.54%) ITIL
11 6 (11.54%) MS Project
11 6 (11.54%) Oracle
11 6 (11.54%) Service Management
12 5 (9.62%) Data Management
12 5 (9.62%) Management Information System

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (32.69%) MS Office
2 9 (17.31%) MS Visio
3 6 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (11.54%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (11.54%) MS Project
4 1 (1.92%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) SAP HCM
2 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.77%) ResourceLink
3 2 (3.85%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (5.77%) SaaS
3 2 (3.85%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) DHCP
1 4 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) MS Access
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) QlikView
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.92%) MSI
3 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Data Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Data Migration Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Excel Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Access Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Change Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (3.85%) VBA Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Lean Practitioner
7 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.85%) Economics
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) GIS
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) UNIX
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Project Management
1 10 (19.23%) Migration
2 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 7 (13.46%) Change Management
3 7 (13.46%) ETL
4 6 (11.54%) Service Management
4 6 (11.54%) ITIL
5 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.62%) Data Management
5 5 (9.62%) ETL Development
6 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.69%) CRM
6 4 (7.69%) ERP
7 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) SDLC
7 3 (5.77%) Data Transformation
8 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 11 (21.15%) VBA
3 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) Perl
4 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.85%) Python
4 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) PMP
4 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.92%) APMP
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCP
5 1 (1.92%) MCSA
5 1 (1.92%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) XenServer
3 2 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (1.92%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 33 (63.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) SAP
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle
4 5 (9.62%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (9.62%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) AppSense
5 3 (5.77%) Dell
5 3 (5.77%) Citrix
6 2 (3.85%) Software AG
6 2 (3.85%) Lotus
6 2 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) webMethods
7 1 (1.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.92%) McAfee
7 1 (1.92%) Compaq
7 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.92%) Adobe
7 1 (1.92%) Altiris
7 1 (1.92%) Endeca
7 1 (1.92%) Infor
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