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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 70 63 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.54% 0.45%
As % of the Applications category 2.33% 5.13% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £213 £138 £111
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.09% +24.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £138 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.24 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +5.48%
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
86 78 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.24% 10.55% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 40 45
Average daily rate £300 £263 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £110 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 14
Average hourly rate £10.00 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £47.25 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chester -4 1 £189 -28.00%
Spreadsheet
North West

Spreadsheet
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) MS Project
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) eRoom
5 1 (12.50%) HFM
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Informatics
5 1 (12.50%) Life Science
5 1 (12.50%) FMCG
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) CIMA
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
5 1 (12.50%) NHS
5 1 (12.50%) ACCA
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) eRoom
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HFM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Management Accountant
3 1 (12.50%) Project Assistant
3 1 (12.50%) Project Support Assistant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
1 1 (12.50%) Informatics
1 1 (12.50%) Life Science
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ACCA
1 1 (12.50%) CIMA
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
2 1 (12.50%) SAP