The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Peterborough region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 7.76% 5.03% 7.21%
As % of the Applications category 64.29% 53.33% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£158 £95 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £72.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.03% +314.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+5.48% -11.12%
Applications Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
14 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 12.07% 9.43% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
Average daily rate £158 £95 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.78% -74.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.21 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +1.36%
MS Excel
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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 11 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) MS Office
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) MS Project
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) SLA
4 5 (27.78%) Primavera
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 3 (16.67%) MCSE
6 3 (16.67%) MCSA
6 3 (16.67%) DHCP
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (16.67%) IBM
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (16.67%) Mercator
6 3 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) Dell
6 3 (16.67%) DNS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) NAS
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Design Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planner
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
1 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.11%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
1 3 (16.67%) MCSA
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PMP
2 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) XenApp
2 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Primavera
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) Mercator
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Dell
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) Adobe
6 1 (5.56%) Polycom