The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 120 108 110
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 6 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.78% 0.53%
As % of the Applications category 1.80% 4.89% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £274 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £16.35
% change year-on-year
-14.81% -17.43%
Spreadsheet
South East

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

Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
334 409 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.61% 15.87% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 192 104
Average daily rate £275 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 41
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £27.20 £30.00
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 Berkshire

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -4 1 - -
Slough - - - - 2
Spreadsheet
South East

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
2 11 (40.74%) SAP
3 9 (33.33%) Finance
4 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (18.52%) Migration
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
7 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (14.81%) Business Objects
7 4 (14.81%) MS Office
7 4 (14.81%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.11%) ERP
8 3 (11.11%) ETL
8 3 (11.11%) Informatica
8 3 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (11.11%) Internet
8 3 (11.11%) Teradata
8 3 (11.11%) Data Conversion
8 3 (11.11%) Degree
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (11.11%) Change Control
8 3 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP SEM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.70%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) ATM
2 1 (3.70%) SNMP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) GGSN
2 1 (3.70%) SGSN
2 1 (3.70%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) SAP BI
General
1 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Administrator
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Project Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Manager
4 2 (7.41%) FX Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planner
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
1 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (11.11%) Data Conversion
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 3 (11.11%) ETL
4 3 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) Siebel Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) SAP
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Business Objects
4 3 (11.11%) Informatica
4 3 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (11.11%) Teradata
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Siebel
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) NetCracker
6 1 (3.70%) Comptel