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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 20 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 27 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.91% 6.89% 2.87%
As % of the Applications category 54.00% 59.18% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Average daily rate £275 £343 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.70% -19.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £309 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £530 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £19.35 £16.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -43.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -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
50 49 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.94% 11.64% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 25
Average daily rate £275 £328 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.03% -18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £243 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £455 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £27.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +5 14 £275 -14.06% 4
Chorley -10 2 - - 1
Blackburn -1 1 - - 1
Blackpool -6 1 - -
Ormskirk - 1 - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 21 (45.65%) Windows
3 19 (41.30%) MS Office
4 14 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
6 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (23.91%) Manufacturing
7 10 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (19.57%) Finance
8 9 (19.57%) ERP
9 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
9 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
9 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (17.39%) VMware
9 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (15.22%) Programme Management
10 7 (15.22%) HTML
11 6 (13.04%) Java
11 6 (13.04%) Unix
11 6 (13.04%) Adobe
11 6 (13.04%) SCORM
11 6 (13.04%) Learning Management System
11 6 (13.04%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (13.04%) SCCM
12 5 (10.87%) Firewall
12 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
12 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
12 5 (10.87%) Photoshop
12 5 (10.87%) ITIL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (41.30%) MS Office
2 10 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (13.04%) Adobe Captivate
4 5 (10.87%) Photoshop
5 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
5 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (4.35%) MS Project
7 1 (2.17%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.17%) Infor LN
3 1 (2.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
1 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) LAN
2 3 (6.52%) WAN
3 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) ATM
4 1 (2.17%) BGP
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) GSM
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) IPv4
4 1 (2.17%) LTE
4 1 (2.17%) MegaStream
4 1 (2.17%) MPLS
4 1 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.17%) SDH
4 1 (2.17%) UMTS
4 1 (2.17%) VoLTE
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.17%) MS Access
2 1 (2.17%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) ClearCase
1 4 (8.70%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (23.91%) Manufacturing
2 9 (19.57%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.35%) Avionics
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Military
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Developer
2 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (8.70%) Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) IT Support
3 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (6.52%) IT Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) CSS
3 3 (6.52%) SGML
3 3 (6.52%) XML
4 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (2.17%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Learning Management System
2 6 (13.04%) SCORM
3 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.52%) e-Learning
4 3 (6.52%) Life Science
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (4.35%) PKI
5 2 (4.35%) Replication
5 2 (4.35%) Smart Energy
5 2 (4.35%) Smart Meter
5 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.17%) Animation
6 1 (2.17%) Clustering
6 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.17%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
4 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.04%) Unix
7 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
8 4 (8.70%) Linux
8 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.17%) VMS
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) ERP
2 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (15.22%) Programme Management
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL
5 4 (8.70%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.70%) Service Management
6 3 (6.52%) CRM
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.35%) Information Management
7 2 (4.35%) Information Security
7 2 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (4.35%) Process Management
7 2 (4.35%) Release Management
7 2 (4.35%) SDLC
7 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.35%) Software Licensing
7 2 (4.35%) Workflow
7 2 (4.35%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Ada
3 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) MCSE
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) CCNA
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCP
2 2 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) HND
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.35%) ISO27005
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) WSUS
3 1 (2.17%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) VMware
3 6 (13.04%) Adobe
4 4 (8.70%) AppSense
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco
4 4 (8.70%) Citrix
4 4 (8.70%) Infor
4 4 (8.70%) Lumension
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle
5 3 (6.52%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) Polycom
7 1 (2.17%) BT
7 1 (2.17%) Cognos
7 1 (2.17%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.17%) Huawei
7 1 (2.17%) Mapinfo
7 1 (2.17%) Nokia
7 1 (2.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.17%) Tellabs
7 1 (2.17%) Virgin Media
Preston, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £20.5 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Preston
aap3
Rate: £10 - £18 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago