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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 13.95% 5.83% 23.73%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 24.00% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Average daily rate
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£400 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.59 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
24 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 27.91% 24.27% 42.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 8
Average daily rate £418 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.06 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £20.31 £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-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 3 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) VBA
2 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) MS Office
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Migration
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
5 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) SAP
5 5 (22.73%) MS Access
5 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
6 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.64%) ETL
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Replication
7 3 (13.64%) Data Management
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (13.64%) ResourceLink
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) SAP HCM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Project
4 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
4 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) ResourceLink
1 3 (13.64%) SAP HCM
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (9.09%) Boomi
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
1 5 (22.73%) MS Access
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Data Migration Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) VBA Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Excel Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Access Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.55%) MI Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) Replication
4 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.55%) GIS
5 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.55%) Clustering
5 1 (4.55%) Statistics
5 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
3 3 (13.64%) SDLC
3 3 (13.64%) ETL Development
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Data Management
3 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.64%) ETL
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Metadata Management
5 1 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) VBA
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) SAP
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) Software AG
4 2 (9.09%) webMethods
5 1 (4.55%) Infor
5 1 (4.55%) Talend
5 1 (4.55%) Nintex
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