Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 17 13
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.95% 4.51% 7.14%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 40.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Preston median daily rate £400 - £321
10th Percentile £388 - £304
90th Percentile £413 - £600
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £335 £351
% change year-on-year +11.94% -4.50% +16.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £10.68 £42.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +297.94% -74.58% +73.64%
10th Percentile £41.25 £9.19 £20.50
90th Percentile £43.95 £31.00 £47.33
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £16.09 £47.00
% change year-on-year +164.22% -65.78% +212.08%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Preston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 3.90% 11.28% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Preston median daily rate £400 £106 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +276.47% -73.76% +34.98%
10th Percentile £388 £93 £304
90th Percentile £413 £223 £600
Lancashire median daily rate £350 £238 £341
% change year-on-year +47.37% -30.40% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 10
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.32% -46.05% +85.37%
10th Percentile £19.30 £9.19 £21.32
90th Percentile £65.88 £47.01 £47.33
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +70.00% -28.57% +77.22%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Preston

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Preston

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Avionics
1 3 (75.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (50.00%) MIL-STD-1553
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) HND
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MODAF
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) IFS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Avionics
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DOORS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MODAF
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) HND
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) MIL-STD-1553
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) IFS