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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 104 118 106
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 19 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.77% 0.39% 0.79%
As % of the Applications category 5.18% 2.75% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
Average daily rate
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£294 £375 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £122 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £251 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +11.66%
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 £14.00 £14.00 £14.30
% change year-on-year
- -2.08%
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
367 364 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.91% 14.26% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 133 171
Average daily rate £350 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 28
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 +22 12 £325 - 1
Slough +6 2 £250 +85.18%
Bracknell +1 1 £225 +100.00%
Thatcham - - - -
Spreadsheet
South East

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (35.14%) Project Management
1 13 (35.14%) Telecoms
2 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
3 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (24.32%) Change Control
4 8 (21.62%) Finance
4 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
5 6 (16.22%) MS Office
5 6 (16.22%) Retail
6 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (13.51%) Degree
7 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (10.81%) Publishing
7 4 (10.81%) Alias
7 4 (10.81%) ATM
7 4 (10.81%) Remedy
7 4 (10.81%) Time Management
7 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.11%) Marketing
8 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
8 3 (8.11%) Game Development
8 3 (8.11%) Xbox
8 3 (8.11%) Benchmarking
8 3 (8.11%) ISEB
8 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.11%) ERP
8 3 (8.11%) ITIL
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.11%) Games

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS Office
3 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.70%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.70%) SAP SEM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) ATM
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
2 2 (5.41%) SNMP
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) 4G
2 2 (5.41%) GGSN
2 2 (5.41%) SGSN
3 1 (2.70%) LLU
3 1 (2.70%) LTE
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SAP BI
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (35.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 6 (16.22%) Retail
4 4 (10.81%) Publishing
5 3 (8.11%) Marketing
5 3 (8.11%) Games
6 1 (2.70%) Billing
6 1 (2.70%) Electronics
6 1 (2.70%) Legal
6 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Coordinator
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Project Coordinator
3 5 (13.51%) Project Support Coordinator
3 5 (13.51%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Project Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Commercial Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Information Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Business Information Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) REST
1 2 (5.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Xbox
3 2 (5.41%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Project Management
2 9 (24.32%) Change Control
3 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
4 4 (10.81%) Time Management
4 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.11%) Game Development
5 3 (8.11%) Benchmarking
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) ERP
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) Validation
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VB
2 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PMP
4 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ACCA
4 1 (2.70%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Alias
2 4 (10.81%) Remedy
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) NetCracker
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Comptel
4 1 (2.70%) Omniture
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
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