The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Spreadsheets
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 58 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% 0.92% 0.16%
As % of the Applications category 3.85% 7.69% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £425 £213 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.71 £13.50 £14.24
% change year-on-year
-20.68% -5.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
52 78 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.01% 12.02% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 50
Median daily rate £290 £294 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £147 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.93 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.59% -13.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.73%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Birmingham region.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Birmingham region.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Case Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data-Flow Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (16.67%) NHS Data Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Case Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data-Flow Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper