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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 87 69 89
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 10 34 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.63% 2.11% 0.44%
As % of the Applications category 3.88% 14.98% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £190 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £245 £240
% change year-on-year
+16.83% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.96 £13.60
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -4.67%
Spreadsheet
England

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
258 227 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.13% 14.12% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 116 85
Average daily rate £313 £115 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+171.73% -56.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £70 £83
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 38
Average hourly rate £12.46 £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.34% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £9.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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
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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
Nottinghamshire +2 2 - - 1
Derbyshire +1 2 - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (20.00%) Banking
4 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
5 3 (15.00%) MS Office
5 3 (15.00%) VBA
5 3 (15.00%) MS Access
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (15.00%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (10.00%) Retail
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) SAP
7 1 (5.00%) Windows
7 1 (5.00%) .NET
7 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.00%) AutoCAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MS Access
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Pricing Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Report Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Excel Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) IT Assistant
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
4 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) E-Learning
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Management
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VBA
3 2 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Genesys
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com