The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 56 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.45% 0.50% 0.13%
As % of the Applications category 3.75% 4.10% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £413 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £248
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-29.03% +34.78%
Spreadsheet
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
80 122 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.94% 12.21% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 82 51
Median daily rate £450 £288 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% +51.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Median hourly rate £15.25 £10.25 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.78% -36.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.75 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.33 £19.95 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Spreadsheet
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) CRM
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (50.00%) System Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Records Management
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Advertising
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (10.00%) MS Project
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 5 (50.00%) CRM
1 5 (50.00%) Records Management
1 5 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft