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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 35 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.03% 0.41% -
As % of the Applications category 10.53% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £445 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £254 £225 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.88% -19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.24 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.70% -5.06%
Spreadsheet
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
19 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.79% 10.33% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 5
Average daily rate £275 £310 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +93.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £253 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £316 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -36.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £14.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £101.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Spreadsheet
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Linear Regression
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) CHAID
3 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Logistic Regression
3 1 (25.00%) Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Reference Data

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Assistant
1 2 (50.00%) Project Support Assistant
1 2 (50.00%) Support Assistant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (25.00%) Informatics
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) CHAID
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Linear Regression
2 1 (25.00%) Logistic Regression
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree