The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 East Midlands 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 75 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 12 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.84% 1.18% 0.77%
As % of the Applications category 5.77% 8.90% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 4
Average daily rate
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£263 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £165 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £275 £240
% change year-on-year
-1.81% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.30
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -9.07%
Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
208 191 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.56% 13.21% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 103 76
Average daily rate £295 £125 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.00% -58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £70 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 26 27
Average hourly rate £13.25 £11.35 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.74% -18.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £17.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Spreadsheet
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Northamptonshire - 8 £258 -
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £175 -41.66%
Derbyshire +2 1 - - 3
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (38.10%) SQL
1 8 (38.10%) Data Analysis
2 7 (33.33%) VBA
2 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Retail
5 4 (19.05%) Banking
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) ADO
5 4 (19.05%) Sage
5 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Information Security
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (9.52%) Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
7 2 (9.52%) SAP
7 2 (9.52%) VB
7 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
8 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.76%) Change Management
8 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (4.76%) Blackberry

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (19.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
3 4 (19.05%) Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Data Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Database Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Database Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Excel Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Excel Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) ADO
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Data Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
3 2 (9.52%) Data Management
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) VBA
3 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Sage
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) Genesys