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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 18 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.75% 4.17% 5.36%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 69.70% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 7
Median daily rate £444 £416 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £600 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £53.00 £30.75 £26.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.35% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.50 £20.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.86 £41.01 £31.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -8.66%
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
33 33 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.54% 5.98% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 19
Median daily rate £263 £415 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.74% +19.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 12
Median hourly rate £34.00 £24.58 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.35% +29.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £14.70 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £42.02 £33.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.39
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.75%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +1 3 £300 -50.00% 2
Skelmersdale - 3 - -
Burnley - 2 £225 -
Blackpool +18 1 £513 +28.76% 1
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 33 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) MS Office
4 11 (26.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (23.81%) Finance
6 9 (21.43%) Windows
6 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (19.05%) CRM
7 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 8 (19.05%) VMware
7 8 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (14.29%) ETL
9 6 (14.29%) VB
9 6 (14.29%) .NET
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle
9 6 (14.29%) SAP
9 6 (14.29%) ITIL
9 6 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
10 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (11.90%) Migration
10 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (11.90%) Project Management
10 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
10 5 (11.90%) C#

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 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.76%) Drupal
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Office
2 11 (26.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.14%) MS Project
4 1 (2.38%) 3ds Max
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.38%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.38%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.14%) FTP
2 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) ATM
4 1 (2.38%) BGP
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) GSM
4 1 (2.38%) IPv4
4 1 (2.38%) MegaStream
4 1 (2.38%) MPLS
4 1 (2.38%) SDH
4 1 (2.38%) Softphone
4 1 (2.38%) Symposium
4 1 (2.38%) UMTS
4 1 (2.38%) VoIP
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (9.52%) SAP BW
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.76%) Big Data
6 2 (4.76%) Power BI
6 2 (4.76%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (4.76%) QlikView
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (2.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) ClearCase
1 2 (4.76%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.38%) Toad
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Military
4 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) CRM Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) OAT Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) OAT Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.14%) SOAP
3 3 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Statistics
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.52%) Unix
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (19.05%) CRM
3 6 (14.29%) ETL
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Migration
4 5 (11.90%) Project Management
4 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.52%) SDLC
6 3 (7.14%) Analytics
6 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Service Management
6 3 (7.14%) Time Management
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) VB
3 5 (11.90%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ISEB
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.38%) CBAP
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) IIBA
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.14%) WSUS
3 2 (4.76%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.38%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) VMware
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) SAP
4 4 (9.52%) Cognos
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) CODA
5 3 (7.14%) Concur
5 3 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) Intel Security
5 3 (7.14%) Maconomy
5 3 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.76%) Apple
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix
6 2 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (4.76%) Samsung
6 2 (4.76%) Symantec
6 2 (4.76%) Tableau
6 2 (4.76%) Veeam
6 2 (4.76%) Verint
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