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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 6.10% 11.28% 4.64%
As % of the Applications category 26.32% 57.69% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Average daily rate
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£210 £148 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.37% -57.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £121 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £302 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -5.72%
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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
38 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 23.17% 19.55% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 4
Average daily rate £200 £165 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -49.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £115 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £344 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 January 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 29 January 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 29 (96.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) Telecoms
3 13 (43.33%) IVR
3 13 (43.33%) CMS
3 13 (43.33%) PBX
3 13 (43.33%) WFM
3 13 (43.33%) Data Analysis
3 13 (43.33%) Verint
4 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (30.00%) Windows
5 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (26.67%) MS Office
6 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (10.00%) LAN
9 3 (10.00%) WAN
9 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (6.67%) Degree
10 2 (6.67%) iPhone
10 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (6.67%) iPad
10 2 (6.67%) Citrix
10 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
10 2 (6.67%) Project Management
10 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
10 2 (6.67%) SQL
10 2 (6.67%) .NET

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (43.33%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) PBX
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) ATM
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 16 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Telephony Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Information Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Deskside Support
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Flash
2 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) IVR
2 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) iPhone
3 2 (6.67%) iPad
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) WFM
1 13 (43.33%) Data Analysis
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) Document Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Validation
4 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCTS
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) Verint
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.33%) Avaya
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee