The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 77 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.61% 0.25% 0.54%
As % of the Applications category 6.52% 1.85% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£304 £210 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.76% -23.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £275 £220
% change year-on-year
-2.72% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
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
92 108 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.34% 13.76% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 52 19
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £139 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.00 £9.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Macclesfield - 4 - -
Spreadsheet
North West

Spreadsheet
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) MS Project
4 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) VBA
5 2 (18.18%) GIS
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) SAP
6 1 (9.09%) SAP HR
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) JIRA
6 1 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Project
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP HR
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Support Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) PMO Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Excel Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Project Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) VBA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
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