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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 29 7
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 12.31% 1.50% 9.09%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 13.33% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 7
Average daily rate
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£370 - £95
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 - £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £10.75 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.25% -74.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.95 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £12.55 £66.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
40 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 30.77% 11.28% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 8
Average daily rate £259 £386 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% +306.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £255 £86
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £517 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -73.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-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 29 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) ITIL
3 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 8 (27.59%) Citrix
5 7 (24.14%) MS Office
6 6 (20.69%) Blackberry
6 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
6 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
7 5 (17.24%) iPad
7 5 (17.24%) iPhone
7 5 (17.24%) VMware
7 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
8 3 (10.34%) IVR
8 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) CMS
8 3 (10.34%) C#
8 3 (10.34%) PBX
8 3 (10.34%) WFM
8 3 (10.34%) Verint
9 2 (6.90%) User Experience
9 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (6.90%) Marketing
9 2 (6.90%) Degree
9 2 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
9 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (10.34%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) PBX
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Help Desk Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Service Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Help Desk Support
2 6 (20.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Web Author
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Author
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Blackberry
2 5 (17.24%) iPad
2 5 (17.24%) iPhone
3 3 (10.34%) IVR
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) PMI
5 1 (3.45%) NHS
5 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
2 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
2 3 (10.34%) WFM
3 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Web Design
4 1 (3.45%) Validation
4 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Content Management
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) MCTS
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) Verint
5 2 (6.90%) Adobe
6 1 (3.45%) McAfee
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Business Objects