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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 47 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.24% 1.08% 0.32%
As % of the Applications category 1.59% 6.25% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £238 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% +39.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £225 £253
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £15.35
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -18.56%
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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
63 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.00% 17.20% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 27
Average daily rate £350 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £118 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 28 November 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 (60.00%) Revenue Management
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) MS Project
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Planview
4 1 (10.00%) CA Clarity
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Hyperion Smart View
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Essbase
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) CA Clarity
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Hyperion Smart View
1 1 (10.00%) Essbase
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Revenue Management
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) HND
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Planview
2 1 (10.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle