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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 102 118 125
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 21 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.86% 0.50% 0.67%
As % of the Applications category 5.71% 3.71% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£325 £423 £85
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +397.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £245 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.91 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -13.95%
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
368 350 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.00% 13.57% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 127 140
Average daily rate £350 £283 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 23 32
Average hourly rate £17.04 £16.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% +23.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.88 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £29.50 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +19 8 £325 - 1
Slough -5 1 £250 +85.18%
Thatcham - - - -
Spreadsheet
South East

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (41.46%) Telecoms
2 14 (34.15%) Project Management
3 13 (31.71%) Finance
4 9 (21.95%) SAP
4 9 (21.95%) Change Control
4 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
5 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
5 8 (19.51%) Degree
6 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
7 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (14.63%) SQL
7 6 (14.63%) Migration
8 5 (12.20%) Retail
8 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
9 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
9 4 (9.76%) Time Management
9 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
9 4 (9.76%) Publishing
9 4 (9.76%) Alias
9 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
9 4 (9.76%) Business Objects
9 4 (9.76%) MS Office
9 4 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (9.76%) ATM
9 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
9 4 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (9.76%) Internet
9 4 (9.76%) Remedy

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP SEM
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.44%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) ATM
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) 4G
2 2 (4.88%) GGSN
2 2 (4.88%) SGSN
2 2 (4.88%) SSL
2 2 (4.88%) SNMP
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) 3G
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (41.46%) Telecoms
2 13 (31.71%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Retail
4 4 (9.76%) Publishing
5 3 (7.32%) Games
5 3 (7.32%) Marketing
6 2 (4.88%) Billing
7 1 (2.44%) Electronics
7 1 (2.44%) Legal
7 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Coordinator
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Project Support Coordinator
3 4 (9.76%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Commercial Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Project Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Business Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) FX Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Solutions Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Junior
6 1 (2.44%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) REST
1 2 (4.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Data Conversion
3 3 (7.32%) Xbox
4 2 (4.88%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Project Management
2 9 (21.95%) Change Control
3 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (14.63%) Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
6 4 (9.76%) Time Management
6 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) ERP
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 3 (7.32%) ETL
7 3 (7.32%) Game Development
7 3 (7.32%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (7.32%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.88%) Financial Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (4.88%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) VBA
3 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ACCA
4 1 (2.44%) CIMA
4 1 (2.44%) Siebel Certification
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.44%) PMP
4 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) SAP
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Alias
3 4 (9.76%) Business Objects
3 4 (9.76%) Remedy
4 3 (7.32%) Informatica
4 3 (7.32%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) Teradata
5 2 (4.88%) Comptel
5 2 (4.88%) NetCracker
5 2 (4.88%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) Siebel
6 1 (2.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) Omniture