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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 13 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 7.07% 8.11% 6.67%
As % of the Applications category 30.95% 63.16% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
Average daily rate
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£145 £128 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -68.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £118 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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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
42 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 22.83% 12.84% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 8
Average daily rate £170 £148 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -56.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £110 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £181 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) Telecoms
3 13 (41.94%) MS Office
4 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (32.26%) Verint
5 10 (32.26%) Data Analysis
5 10 (32.26%) WFM
5 10 (32.26%) Windows
5 10 (32.26%) PBX
5 10 (32.26%) CMS
5 10 (32.26%) IVR
6 9 (29.03%) Finance
7 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
7 8 (25.81%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
9 6 (19.35%) WAN
9 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
9 6 (19.35%) LAN
10 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (12.90%) Lync
11 4 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (12.90%) Degree
11 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (12.90%) Avaya
11 4 (12.90%) Project Management
11 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
12 3 (9.68%) MS Project
12 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (6.45%) Release Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (32.26%) CMS
2 4 (12.90%) Lync
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) PBX
2 6 (19.35%) WAN
2 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
2 6 (19.35%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (51.61%) Telecoms
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
3 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (9.68%) Telephony Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Deskside Support
5 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Flash
2 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (32.26%) IVR
3 4 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Data Analysis
1 10 (32.26%) WFM
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Release Management
5 2 (6.45%) Process Management
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) Document Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.23%) System Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C#
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.45%) PMP
2 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Verint
3 4 (12.90%) Avaya
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Polycom
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