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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 107 104 114
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 12 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.80% 0.29%
As % of the Applications category 3.31% 5.26% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Average daily rate
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£206 £260 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.67% -30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £194 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £325 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £270 £295
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.04 £13.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-27.01% +5.76%
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
363 380 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.15% 15.19% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 159 107
Average daily rate £325 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £494 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 22 35
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £12.20 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.30 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Bracknell -3 4 £225 -
Slough +1 3 - -
Spreadsheet
South East

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (28.00%) Degree
3 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (12.00%) CMS
4 3 (12.00%) Handset
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Content Management
4 3 (12.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (8.00%) QA
5 2 (8.00%) Data Entry
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) FatWire
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Windows
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (12.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
1 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Coordinator
2 3 (12.00%) Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) MI Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) IT Support
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Handset
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (12.00%) Content Management
1 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (12.00%) Time Management
2 2 (8.00%) Data Entry
2 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.00%) Validation
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (4.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (4.00%) Network Management
3 1 (4.00%) Change Control
3 1 (4.00%) Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ACCA
2 1 (4.00%) CIMA
2 1 (4.00%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) FatWire
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.00%) Remedy