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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 31 11
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 11.02% 1.72% 6.90%
As % of the Applications category 60.87% 36.36% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£158 £319 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £13.63
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 - £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 - £16.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -6.25%
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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
23 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 18.11% 4.72% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Average daily rate £263 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.88 £18.00 £13.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% +32.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £16.40 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £19.60 £16.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) MS Project
2 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Primavera
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) PMP
4 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Avaya
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) Lync
5 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Process Management
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Project
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (12.50%) Project Planner
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Deskside Support
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) PMI
3 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Process Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Document Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) System Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PMP
1 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Primavera
3 3 (18.75%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) Polycom
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix