The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Cheshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 73 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.24% 0.27% -
As % of the Applications category 1.87% 2.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £173 £313
% change year-on-year
+73.91% -44.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
107 96 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.74% 13.01% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 36 34
Average daily rate £325 £278 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.90% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -39.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £22.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £21.00 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Spreadsheet
North West

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
North West

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Fund Accounting
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
2 1 (16.67%) MI Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft