The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 70 84 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Applications category 5.43% 2.19% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £295 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £230 £278
% change year-on-year
+23.91% -17.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.24 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +5.48%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
129 228 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.29% 19.42% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 94 88
Average daily rate £300 £260 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £125 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 20
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Milton Keynes +5 5 £295 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
South East

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VBA
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (16.67%) BMC
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) FTP
5 2 (16.67%) Remedy
5 2 (16.67%) B2B
5 2 (16.67%) Mapinfo
5 2 (16.67%) GIS
5 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 2 (16.67%) CMDB
5 2 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
5 2 (16.67%) Metadata Management
5 2 (16.67%) User Experience
5 2 (16.67%) Validation

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
1 2 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) GIS
2 2 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Business Information Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) GIS Officer
2 2 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Process Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Access Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Access VBA Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CMDB
1 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Statistics
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Analytics
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) B2B
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Metadata Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) BMC
2 2 (16.67%) Mapinfo
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) MicroStrategy