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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 6.48% 5.41% 7.84%
As % of the Applications category 25.93% 21.43% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £465 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.10% +54.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £465 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £465 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
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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
27 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 25.00% 25.23% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
Average daily rate £320 £432 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.96% +44.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £191 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £465 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £23.06 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.75% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £18.00 £19.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) IIS
4 3 (18.75%) MS Project
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) VBA
4 3 (18.75%) Replication
4 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (18.75%) InfoPath
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Nintex
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (12.50%) SCDPM
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) MS Access
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Project
2 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (18.75%) InfoPath
3 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Access Developer
4 1 (6.25%) VBA Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Excel Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.25%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Replication
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) NHS
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
4 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCDPM
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Nintex
3 1 (6.25%) Infor
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