The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 13 6 14
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 5 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 5.32% 12.35% 10.71%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 58.82% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £140 £400 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.00% +44.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £224 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £460 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £342 £325
% change year-on-year -0.58% +5.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £9.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +17.85%  

MS Excel is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 10 17 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 10.64% 20.99% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 20
Median daily rate £105 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -73.75% +60.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £463 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 18
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Peterborough

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Peterborough

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Peterborough

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Excel.

1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) PMO
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) PMP
4 1 (10.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) Primavera
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) SQL

MS Excel
Top Related 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
1 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Project Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planner
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft