The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 92 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.17% 0.57% 0.076%
As % of the Applications category 1.30% 3.83% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate
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£180 £263 £52
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +404.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £280 £194
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +44.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.24 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +9.09%
Spreadsheet
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
230 235 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.20% 14.80% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 79 34
Average daily rate £245 £145 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.96% -51.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £70 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 45
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £72.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the East Midlands region.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 2 £180 -
Derbyshire +3 1 - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) Smartphone
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) NHS
4 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (12.50%) MS Access
4 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (12.50%) MS Office
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Logistics
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Data Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) OpenUP
5 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
5 1 (6.25%) PlateSpin
5 1 (6.25%) QlikView
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Migration

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) MS Access
2 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Project Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) NHS Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Smartphone
1 3 (18.75%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Logistics
2 2 (12.50%) Validation
2 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Data Validation
3 1 (6.25%) OpenUP
3 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) VB
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) PlateSpin
2 1 (6.25%) VMware