The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank - 32 32
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.73% 0.71%
As % of the Applications category - 3.70% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £238 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £16.35
% change year-on-year
-18.51% -17.43%
Spreadsheet
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
61 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.77% 19.64% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 20
Average daily rate £335 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £122 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -55.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Bedfordshire region.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Bedfordshire region.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 4 (57.14%) Revenue Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) MS Project
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Planview
4 1 (14.29%) CA Clarity
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) HND
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Revenue Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Planview
2 1 (14.29%) CA