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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 14 5 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 5 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 5.88% 15.79% 4.31%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 85.71% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £270 £363 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.51% +49.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +96.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.79%

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
5 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 5.88% 18.42% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £270 £263 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +96.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Preston region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Avionics
5 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) VectorCAST
5 1 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Degree

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQLPlus
1 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Robot
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
1 1 (12.50%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Avionics
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Assurance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) RIA
1 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) HOOD
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Ada
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
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