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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 59 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.03% 0.21% 0.65%
As % of the Applications category 10.53% 2.82% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £360 - £210
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £10.04 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+34.52% -25.66%
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
76 71 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.74% 7.56% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 44
Median daily rate £350 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 10
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 July 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 - -
Widnes - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £308 -
Spreadsheet
North West

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) CRM
3 5 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (38.46%) System Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Records Management
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) MS Project
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (15.38%) eRoom
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) SAS
7 1 (7.69%) Legal
7 1 (7.69%) Advertising
7 1 (7.69%) Validation
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Service Management
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.69%) PMI

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 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) eRoom
3 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Assistant
3 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Support Assistant
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Assistant
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
1 5 (38.46%) Records Management
1 5 (38.46%) System Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
4 1 (7.69%) CHAID
4 1 (7.69%) Logistic Regression
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft