The first table below looks at the demand for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Cheshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 60 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.63% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Applications category 4.90% 5.00% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£210 £175 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £275 £240
% change year-on-year
-1.81% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.30
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.07%
Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
102 60 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.90% 7.97% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 36
Average daily rate £275 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £92 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £428 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 17
Average hourly rate £13.25 £25.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.97 £17.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.71 £42.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Spreadsheet
North West

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Excel Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
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