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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 4.44% 9.68% 10.53%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 54.55% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 16
Median daily rate - £178 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -31.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
MS Excel
Cambridgeshire

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
8 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.93% 17.74% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 27
Median daily rate £225 £130 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -44.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £10.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -10.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 24 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) MS Project
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (11.11%) PMP
4 1 (11.11%) Primavera

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Primavera
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Project Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware