The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Berkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 113 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 18 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.61% 1.00%
As % of the Applications category 3.81% 3.83% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 11
Average daily rate £325 £475 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +72.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £173 £313
% change year-on-year
+73.91% -44.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
472 392 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.43% 15.99% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 108 152
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 73 42
Average hourly rate £17.50 £34.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.27% +122.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £12.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £36.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Spreadsheet
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 8 £450 -
Slough +5 3 £115 -13.20%
Wokingham - 1 - -
Newbury - - - -
Spreadsheet
South East

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (33.33%) Project Management
2 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
3 13 (28.89%) MS Office
4 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
4 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.22%) Validation
6 9 (20.00%) Games
7 8 (17.78%) Migration
7 8 (17.78%) Publishing
7 8 (17.78%) QA
8 7 (15.56%) Service Management
8 7 (15.56%) ITIL
9 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.33%) SQL
9 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 6 (13.33%) Finance
9 6 (13.33%) Change Management
9 6 (13.33%) Time Management
9 6 (13.33%) Analytics
9 6 (13.33%) Degree
10 5 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (11.11%) eTOM
10 5 (11.11%) Use Case
10 5 (11.11%) Replication
10 5 (11.11%) TickIT
10 5 (11.11%) CMMI
10 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 5 (11.11%) ETL

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (28.89%) MS Office
3 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.67%) MS Project
5 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) LLU
2 3 (6.67%) Broadband
3 2 (4.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.22%) 3G
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) LTE
4 1 (2.22%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
2 9 (20.00%) Games
3 8 (17.78%) Publishing
4 6 (13.33%) Finance
5 4 (8.89%) Retail
6 3 (6.67%) Marketing
7 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Coordinator
2 6 (13.33%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 5 (11.11%) Project Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Data Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Lead Data Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Lead Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Report Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Replication
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Xbox
3 1 (2.22%) EPoS
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Project Management
2 10 (22.22%) Validation
3 8 (17.78%) Migration
4 7 (15.56%) Service Management
4 7 (15.56%) ITIL
5 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.33%) Change Management
5 6 (13.33%) Time Management
5 6 (13.33%) Analytics
6 5 (11.11%) Use Case
6 5 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (11.11%) eTOM
6 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.11%) ETL
6 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.11%) CMMI
7 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.67%) Game Development
7 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.44%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PMP
3 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.22%) ACCA
3 1 (2.22%) CIMA
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 5 (11.11%) TickIT
3 4 (8.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Informatica
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 5 (11.11%) SAP
2 5 (11.11%) Cognos
2 5 (11.11%) IBM
3 4 (8.89%) Alias
4 1 (2.22%) Omniture
4 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
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