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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 129 119 126
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 10 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Applications category 2.56% 2.00% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
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£85 £241 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.76% +46.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £236 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 £10.52 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £16.35
% change year-on-year
-14.81% -17.43%
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
390 401 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.86% 16.47% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 192 160
Average daily rate £288 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £118 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 83 71
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.80 £34.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.51%

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
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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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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
Cambridgeshire -7 6 - -
Essex -4 1 £85 -83.00%
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Project
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
3 4 (13.79%) Revenue Management
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) .NET
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
4 3 (10.34%) MS Office
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.34%) MS Access
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) Acrobat
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.34%) Advertising
4 3 (10.34%) Validation
4 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (6.90%) NHS
5 2 (6.90%) ECDL

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Project
3 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 3 (10.34%) Acrobat
3 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MS Access
2 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
1 4 (13.79%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Junior
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) IT Support
4 2 (6.90%) Junior IT Support
4 2 (6.90%) Junior Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Auditor
4 2 (6.90%) NHS Information Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Access Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Planner
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Database Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Handset
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
1 4 (13.79%) Revenue Management
2 3 (10.34%) Time Management
2 3 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
2 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) Change Management
2 3 (10.34%) Validation
3 2 (6.90%) Data Management
3 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
3 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.90%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.45%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.90%) ECDL
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) Planview