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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 28 7
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 9.93% 5.19% 8.06%
As % of the Applications category 36.84% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £375 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -2.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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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
38 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 26.95% 15.58% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 7
Average daily rate £255 £375 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +76.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £253 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £515 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -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 21 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (42.31%) ITIL
4 9 (34.62%) MS Office
5 7 (26.92%) Citrix
6 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
6 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
7 5 (19.23%) iPad
7 5 (19.23%) iPhone
7 5 (19.23%) VMware
8 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
8 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
9 3 (11.54%) WFM
9 3 (11.54%) IVR
9 3 (11.54%) PBX
9 3 (11.54%) CMS
9 3 (11.54%) Verint
10 2 (7.69%) Degree
10 2 (7.69%) Time Management
10 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.69%) Finance
10 2 (7.69%) Billing
11 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
11 1 (3.85%) MCTS
11 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
11 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) PBX
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) MS Access
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Help Desk Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Help Desk Support
2 6 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Information Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Deskside Support
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 5 (19.23%) iPhone
2 5 (19.23%) iPad
3 3 (11.54%) IVR
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) PMI
5 1 (3.85%) NHS
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) WFM
2 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Validation
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C#
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCTS
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Verint
5 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.85%) McAfee
5 1 (3.85%) HP
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