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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 10 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 6.90% 10.94% 1.70%
As % of the Applications category 44.44% 58.33% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Average daily rate
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£319 £158 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -50.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £126 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £418 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
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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
18 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 15.52% 18.75% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 7
Average daily rate £263 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £130 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £21.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 4 (17.39%) MS Office
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
6 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) WCF
6 3 (13.04%) Node.js
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (13.04%) API Development
7 2 (8.70%) User Experience
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) Finance

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (13.04%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Dutch Language
2 1 (4.35%) French Language
2 1 (4.35%) German Language
2 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
2 1 (4.35%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Service Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Web Author
3 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Author
4 1 (4.35%) Web Content Manager
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Content Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Officer
4 1 (4.35%) Web Content Editor
4 1 (4.35%) Content Editor
4 1 (4.35%) Web Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Web Editor
4 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) WCF
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) TDD
3 3 (13.04%) API Development
3 3 (13.04%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) MVC
3 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Web Design
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.35%) Content Management
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.35%) VMware