The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 13.89% 8.70% -
As % of the Applications category 90.91% 80.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £363 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
MS Excel
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Applications Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
11 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 15.28% 10.87% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £263 £235 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +35.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.39 £17.96 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.35 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Preston

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Preston region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Preston region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) ClearQuest
7 2 (12.50%) SGML
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) SCORM
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (12.50%) AppSense
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
7 2 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) XML

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (6.25%) Doxygen
4 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 2 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Avionics
4 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
4 1 (6.25%) Military
4 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Report Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Ada Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Compliance Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Officer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) SGML
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) MDX
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Learning Management System
2 2 (12.50%) SCORM
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) HOOD
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software License Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Ada
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) HND
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 2 (12.50%) AppSense
3 2 (12.50%) Infor
3 2 (12.50%) Lumension
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos
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