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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 16 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 1 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 1.09% 4.08% 7.44%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 30.77% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £230 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £314 £325
% change year-on-year +3.58% -3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.06 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +37.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% +12.50%  

Microsoft 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 2 13 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 2.17% 13.27% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 8
Median daily rate - £125 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -50.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 11
Median hourly rate £16.06 £15.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +31.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

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 22 June 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 (60.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ResourceLink
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) PMO
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis

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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) HR Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Product Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft