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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 6.61% - -
As % of the Applications category 42.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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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
19 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 15.70% 16.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate £235 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Average hourly rate £20.35 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -0.82%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) MS Office
4 4 (25.00%) VBA
4 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (18.75%) Dell
5 3 (18.75%) Software AG
5 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 3 (18.75%) webMethods
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) IIS
5 3 (18.75%) MS Project
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 3 (18.75%) InfoPath
5 3 (18.75%) ResourceLink
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Nintex
5 3 (18.75%) SaaS
5 3 (18.75%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (12.50%) Telecoms

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Project
2 3 (18.75%) InfoPath
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
1 3 (18.75%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) Workflow
2 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
2 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) VBA
2 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Dell
2 3 (18.75%) Software AG
2 3 (18.75%) webMethods
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Nintex
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) CA
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.25%) AppSense
4 1 (6.25%) Lumension