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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 42 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.28% 0.82% -
As % of the Applications category 9.43% 4.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £240 £163 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £254 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Spreadsheet
Cambridgeshire

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
53 70 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.55% 19.13% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 14
Average daily rate £325 £295 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +37.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £125 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £380 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -21.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) ACCA
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) GAAP
2 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (40.00%) CIMA
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Product Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Planning Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Product Owner
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Product Owner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Product Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ACCA
1 2 (40.00%) CIMA
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GAAP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com