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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 51 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.64% 1.06% 0.79%
As % of the Applications category 3.53% 6.25% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £238 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% +20.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +188.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.21 £12.92 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.49% -13.86%
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
85 48 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.12% 16.90% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 33 41
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £118 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.50 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +181.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Spreadsheet
East of England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Revenue Management
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) MS Project
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (8.33%) HND
5 1 (8.33%) VBA
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) CA
5 1 (8.33%) Hyperion

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 5 (41.67%) MS Project
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Essbase
1 1 (8.33%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Revenue Management
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (8.33%) HND
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (8.33%) Planview
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle