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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 76 73 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 14 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.10% 0.29% 0.89%
As % of the Applications category 5.43% 1.62% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£193 £120 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.41% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £225 £253
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £15.35
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -18.56%
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
258 185 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.30% 17.72% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 68 53
Average daily rate £300 £262 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -8.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £367 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 35 38
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.45 £12.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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
Milton Keynes -4 13 £193 +60.41%
Spreadsheet
South East

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 23 (67.65%) MS Excel
2 16 (47.06%) Finance
3 13 (38.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (38.24%) MS Office
4 10 (29.41%) Service Management
4 10 (29.41%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) MS Access
4 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 10 (29.41%) Data Validation
4 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 10 (29.41%) Validation
4 10 (29.41%) Migration
4 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (23.53%) UNIX
5 8 (23.53%) MS Visio
6 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (8.82%) ATM
7 3 (8.82%) MS Project
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) Time Management
8 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.88%) Banking
8 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle
8 2 (5.88%) MQSeries
8 2 (5.88%) ITSM
8 2 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (2.94%) Relational Database

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (67.65%) MS Excel
2 13 (38.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (38.24%) MS Office
3 8 (23.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (8.82%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) ATM
2 2 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.94%) Intranet
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MS Access
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Architect
3 7 (20.59%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Coordinator
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Project Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Excel Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (5.88%) Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Deployment Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Project Support Officer
8 1 (2.94%) Change Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet Developer
8 1 (2.94%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.94%) GIS
1 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
1 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
2 8 (23.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Service Management
1 10 (29.41%) Data Validation
1 10 (29.41%) Validation
1 10 (29.41%) Migration
1 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (8.82%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Time Management
3 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.88%) ITSM
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.94%) Data Management
4 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Data Entry
4 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) AAT
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Mapinfo