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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 88 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.45% 0.70% 0.25%
As % of the Applications category 3.79% 6.09% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £301 £304 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £257 £250 £290
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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
132 115 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.97% 11.51% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 56
Median daily rate £375 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £35.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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
Chester +4 2 £445 -
Macclesfield -7 2 £168 -
Spreadsheet
North West

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) eRoom
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Linear Regression
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Logistic Regression
4 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CHAID
4 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL

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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) eRoom
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Assistant
2 2 (28.57%) Project Support Assistant
2 2 (28.57%) Support Assistant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Change Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
1 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) CHAID
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Coaching
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Modelling
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Linear Regression
1 1 (14.29%) Logistic Regression
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
1 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft