The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.47% -
As % of the Applications category - 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £245 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.91 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -13.95%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Applications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
13 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.77% 7.04% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Average daily rate £410 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Chester region.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Chester