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 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 108 120 118
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 15 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.50% 0.78%
As % of the Applications category 4.45% 3.61% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£390 £300 £85
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +252.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.21 £12.92 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.49% -13.86%
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
337 360 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.47% 13.96% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 156 122
Average daily rate £325 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 42
Average hourly rate £17.29 £17.50 £12.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% +34.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £33.90 £23.00
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 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 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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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
Reading +12 5 £345 -
Slough - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Spreadsheet
South East

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
2 11 (31.43%) Finance
3 10 (28.57%) Project Management
4 9 (25.71%) SAP
5 8 (22.86%) Change Control
5 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.00%) Migration
6 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (17.14%) Data Migration
8 5 (14.29%) Retail
8 5 (14.29%) SQL
9 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
9 4 (11.43%) Business Objects
9 4 (11.43%) MS Office
9 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
9 4 (11.43%) ERP
9 4 (11.43%) ATM
9 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (11.43%) Remedy
9 4 (11.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (11.43%) Internet
9 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
9 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
9 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (11.43%) Degree
10 3 (8.57%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (8.57%) Dimensional Modelling

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP SEM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.86%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) ATM
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) GGSN
2 2 (5.71%) SGSN
2 2 (5.71%) SNMP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) SSL
3 1 (2.86%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
General
1 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
2 11 (31.43%) Finance
3 5 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Billing
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Coordinator
2 4 (11.43%) Administrator
2 4 (11.43%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (11.43%) Project Support Coordinator
3 3 (8.57%) Project Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Business Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Commercial Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) FX Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Solutions Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Business Information Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) SAP BPC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) JSON
1 2 (5.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Data Conversion
4 2 (5.71%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.86%) DTV
5 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Project Management
2 8 (22.86%) Change Control
3 7 (20.00%) Migration
3 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.14%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) ERP
6 3 (8.57%) ETL
6 3 (8.57%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (8.57%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (5.71%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Benchmarking
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VBA
3 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Siebel Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) SAP
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Business Objects
3 4 (11.43%) Remedy
4 3 (8.57%) Teradata
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Informatica
4 3 (8.57%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) NetCracker
5 2 (5.71%) Comptel
6 1 (2.86%) VMware
6 1 (2.86%) Siebel
6 1 (2.86%) IBM