The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 124 108 128
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 21 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.68% 0.63% 0.42%
As % of the Applications category 4.49% 4.23% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Average daily rate
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£590 £323 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.94% +43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £106 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £525 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £245 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.37%
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 of England region.

Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
468 355 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.04% 14.79% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 142 179
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £147 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £437 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 76 88
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £9.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £28.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.51%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 2 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
Bedfordshire - 9 £590 -
Hertfordshire -13 4 - -
Cambridgeshire -8 1 - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Revenue Management
3 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (19.44%) MS Project
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) MS Access
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) Time Management
5 4 (11.11%) Finance
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (8.33%) Advertising
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.33%) Windows
6 3 (8.33%) VBA
6 3 (8.33%) MS Office
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (5.56%) Marketing
7 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) PowerPivot
7 2 (5.56%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (19.44%) MS Project
3 3 (8.33%) MS Office
4 2 (5.56%) Acrobat
4 2 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
4 2 (5.56%) PowerPivot
5 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.78%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MS Access
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) Essbase
4 1 (2.78%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Advertising
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Auditor
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.56%) Information Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) NHS Information Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.78%) IT Support Assistant
6 1 (2.78%) IT Assistant
6 1 (2.78%) IT Support
6 1 (2.78%) Project Planner
6 1 (2.78%) Junior
6 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Support Assistant
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Handset
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
3 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
1 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
1 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Revenue Management
2 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) Time Management
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Change Management
4 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Test Management
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.78%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) VBA
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ECDL
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Cadence
3 1 (2.78%) Planview
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) CA
3 1 (2.78%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.78%) Mercator