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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 13.60% 1.24% 5.50%
As % of the Applications category 65.38% 33.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -28.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £13.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.11 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.48% -5.93%
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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
26 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.80% 3.73% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 7
Average daily rate £235 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £85 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £13.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £16.00 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £16.00 £16.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (36.36%) Verint
4 8 (36.36%) CMS
4 8 (36.36%) IVR
4 8 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 8 (36.36%) WFM
4 8 (36.36%) Project Management
4 8 (36.36%) PBX
4 8 (36.36%) MS Project
5 6 (27.27%) MS Office
6 5 (22.73%) Primavera
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) PMP
7 4 (18.18%) PMI Certification
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) WAN
8 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.64%) LAN
8 3 (13.64%) Avaya
8 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
8 3 (13.64%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.64%) Lync
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (9.09%) Computer Science

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (36.36%) CMS
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Project
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
3 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) PBX
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (9.09%) Project Planner
3 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
3 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
3 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
3 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (4.55%) Deskside Support
3 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (36.36%) IVR
3 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) PMI
5 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Data Analysis
1 8 (36.36%) WFM
1 8 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Release Management
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) Process Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Document Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) System Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) PMP
1 4 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Verint
3 5 (22.73%) Primavera
4 3 (13.64%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe
5 1 (4.55%) Polycom
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