The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 38 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 0.27% 1.02%
As % of the Applications category 4.55% 2.56% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£163 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £173
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +73.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.24 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
66 39 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.91% 10.54% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 26
Average daily rate £290 £215 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.88% -24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £462 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 17
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.50 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Spreadsheet
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) ACCA
2 1 (33.33%) GAAP
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) CIMA
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Report Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ACCA
1 1 (33.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GAAP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP