Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 25 27
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 7 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 2.17% 2.84% 4.85%
As % of the Applications category 21.88% 31.58% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Peterborough median daily rate £104 £188 £226
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.53% -17.04% -9.60%
10th Percentile £102 £126 £201
90th Percentile £106 £239 £425
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £245 £275
% change year-on-year +22.45% -10.91% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Peterborough median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +26.92% -38.82%
10th Percentile £10.83 £15.75 £11.70
90th Percentile £16.02 £17.25 £36.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.39 £15.25
% change year-on-year -6.15% -5.67% -28.24%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 32 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 9.91% 9.00% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 6
Peterborough median daily rate £375 £115 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +226.09% -45.88% -8.60%
10th Percentile £164 £93 £118
90th Percentile £412 £244 £356
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £318 £258 £275
% change year-on-year +23.30% -6.36% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 24
Peterborough median hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% -42.51%
10th Percentile £9.86 £9.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £22.34 £15.90 £13.76
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.28 £11.89 £12.00
% change year-on-year +36.98% -0.96% -45.45%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Peterborough.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Peterborough

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Peterborough.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Peterborough

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Peterborough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Peterborough region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Security
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ResourceLink
3 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) Power BI
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) HR Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Security
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos