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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 128 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 11 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.37% 0.65% 0.49%
As % of the Applications category 2.85% 4.82% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
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£208 £538 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.39% +159.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £89 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £592 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £238
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £10.04 £9.00 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.50% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.01 £9.00 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.01 £19.80 £8.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.47%
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
386 394 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.86% 13.58% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 170 138
Average daily rate £300 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 90 62
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.25 £9.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.63 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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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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 +6 4 £190 -67.79%
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £263 -12.50% 1
Hertfordshire -12 2 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) French Language
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Statistics
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) MS Project
5 1 (5.00%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) French Language
3 1 (5.00%) German Language
3 1 (5.00%) Dutch Language
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Report Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) SAN Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (10.00%) Statistics
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) HP Storage
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Validation
3 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ACCA
1 1 (5.00%) CIMA
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) XenServer
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Cognos
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Brocade