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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 74 76 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 19 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.47% 0.75% 1.64%
As % of the Applications category 7.06% 4.69% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate
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£263 £245 £148
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +66.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £211 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £257 £166
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £280 £215
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +30.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
269 192 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.87% 16.08% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 77 69
Average daily rate £300 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 23
Average hourly rate £11.08 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £18.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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
Milton Keynes +11 16 £238 -3.06%
Aylesbury - 2 £279 -
Spreadsheet
South East

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) MS Office
3 12 (50.00%) ATM
4 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
5 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
8 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
8 2 (8.33%) Statistics
8 2 (8.33%) Customer Insight
8 2 (8.33%) CMS
8 2 (8.33%) Data Management
8 2 (8.33%) Content Management
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Degree
9 1 (4.17%) Market Risk
9 1 (4.17%) Base SAS
9 1 (4.17%) Data Validation
9 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
9 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (4.17%) Data Entry
9 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
9 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Banking
9 1 (4.17%) Financial Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Social Media

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) MS Office
2 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
3 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (4.17%) 3G
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MS Access
1 1 (4.17%) Base SAS
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Coordinator
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Market Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Market Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Data Entry Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
1 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (8.33%) Data Management
1 2 (8.33%) Content Management
1 2 (8.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
2 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
2 1 (4.17%) Data Validation
2 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (4.17%) Data Entry
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.17%) Service Management
2 1 (4.17%) Process Management
2 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.17%) Workflow
2 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) C++
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Basel III
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Remedy