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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 61 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Applications category 6.06% 6.90% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £385 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £286 £286
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
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
99 87 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.44% 7.47% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 45 40
Median daily rate £450 £313 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -13.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £174 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.63% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.60 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £32.75 £21.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.32
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.33%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 2 £410 -
Macclesfield -2 1 - -
Spreadsheet
North West

Spreadsheet
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (55.56%) System Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Records Management
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
6 1 (11.11%) Legal
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) MS Project
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) PMI
6 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery

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 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Project Assistant
2 1 (11.11%) Project Support Assistant
2 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Assistant
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Deployment
1 5 (55.56%) CRM
1 5 (55.56%) Records Management
1 5 (55.56%) System Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft