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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 8 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 11.70% 13.28% 3.45%
As % of the Applications category 64.71% 45.95% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate £150 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -4.27%
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
17 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 18.09% 28.91% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 2
Average daily rate £343 £255 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.31% -33.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £167 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Average hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £35.80 £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) MS Office
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) Finance
4 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
5 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 7 (26.92%) MCSE
6 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
6 7 (26.92%) ITIL
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (26.92%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (23.08%) MS Project
7 6 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) Adobe
9 4 (15.38%) Primavera
10 3 (11.54%) Project Management
10 3 (11.54%) JD Edwards
10 3 (11.54%) Acrobat
10 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (11.54%) Change Management
10 3 (11.54%) Publishing
10 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (11.54%) ERP
10 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
10 3 (11.54%) .NET
10 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
10 3 (11.54%) QlikView

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (23.08%) MS Project
3 3 (11.54%) Acrobat
3 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Primavera
2 3 (11.54%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (7.69%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (11.54%) QlikView
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Publishing
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Junior
4 2 (7.69%) Project Planner
4 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) PMO Assistant
5 1 (3.85%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Project Assistant
5 1 (3.85%) Site Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Author
5 1 (3.85%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.54%) Change Management
2 3 (11.54%) Coaching
2 3 (11.54%) ERP
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
3 2 (7.69%) BPMN
3 2 (7.69%) CRM
3 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Content Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.85%) MVC
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Web Design
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (26.92%) MCSE
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe
3 3 (11.54%) JD Edwards
4 2 (7.69%) Cognos
4 2 (7.69%) Hyperion
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Tableau
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya
5 1 (3.85%) Nintex
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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