The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 13 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 9.01% 5.69% 5.30%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 58.33% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate
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£319 £175 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.14% -21.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £161 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £355 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% -71.03%
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 Peterborough region.

Applications Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
25 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 22.52% 9.76% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Average daily rate £300 £175 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +84.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £158 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Peterborough region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Peterborough region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) ITIL
4 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 8 (29.63%) Citrix
6 7 (25.93%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
8 5 (18.52%) VMware
8 5 (18.52%) C#
8 5 (18.52%) MS Office
8 5 (18.52%) iPhone
8 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
8 5 (18.52%) iPad
8 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
9 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 3 (11.11%) .NET
10 2 (7.41%) Web Design
10 2 (7.41%) Finance
10 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.41%) Marketing
10 2 (7.41%) Degree
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
10 2 (7.41%) Web Services
10 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (7.41%) Adobe
10 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (7.41%) User Experience
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Dutch Language
2 1 (3.70%) French Language
2 1 (3.70%) German Language
2 1 (3.70%) Italian Language
2 1 (3.70%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
2 6 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Author
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Author
5 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Web Content Manager
6 1 (3.70%) NHS Information Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Content Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Officer
6 1 (3.70%) Web Content Editor
6 1 (3.70%) Content Editor
6 1 (3.70%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.70%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 5 (18.52%) iPhone
2 5 (18.52%) iPad
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.70%) PMI
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (7.41%) Web Design
2 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.70%) TDD
3 1 (3.70%) Content Management
3 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.70%) Time Management
3 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.70%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (3.70%) API Development
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.70%) OO
3 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.70%) Project Management
3 1 (3.70%) MVC
3 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft