The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Lincolnshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 11.43% 10.17% 15.38%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 75.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£275 £238 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +115.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+5.48% -9.71%
Applications Category
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
10 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 28.57% 13.56% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate £150 £238 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +115.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
- -1.44%
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Lincolnshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Lincolnshire region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Lincolnshire region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

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 Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 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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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
Lincoln +1 2 £350 +47.36% 2
Spalding - - - -
Grimsby - - - -
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) IBM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) HPUX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) HP