The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 362 339 335
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 225 226 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Applications category 3.67% 3.56% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 127 101
Average daily rate
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£313 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.10% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £534 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £275 £220
% change year-on-year
-2.72% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 27
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.01 £9.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.50 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
Spreadsheet
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6127 6351 5653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.45% 13.24% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3373 3413 2930
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £155 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £488 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 612 690 658
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.94 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £35.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in England

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in England

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in England

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in England

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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
London -24 92 £463 +24.16% 25
South East 0 55 £250 +4.16% 14
North West -12 23 £308 -34.95% 3
West Midlands +2 21 £313 +13.63% 1
Yorkshire -16 13 £275 +19.56% 1
East of England +5 12 £225 -41.93% 1
North East - 5 £340 - 2
South West +4 4 £225 -25.00%
East Midlands -16 2 £180 -28.00% 1
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 144 (34.87%) Finance
2 95 (23.00%) MS Excel
3 74 (17.92%) Microsoft
4 67 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (13.32%) SQL
6 54 (13.08%) MS Office
7 48 (11.62%) Degree
8 42 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
9 40 (9.69%) Project Management
10 37 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (8.72%) HTML
12 34 (8.23%) Data Analysis
12 34 (8.23%) Security Cleared
13 33 (7.99%) VBA
14 32 (7.75%) Windows
14 32 (7.75%) Banking
15 31 (7.51%) CSS
15 31 (7.51%) Analytics
16 30 (7.26%) Google
17 28 (6.78%) Oracle
17 28 (6.78%) PRINCE2
18 27 (6.54%) Management Information System
18 27 (6.54%) Marketing
19 25 (6.05%) MS Visio
20 24 (5.81%) Systems Analysis
21 23 (5.57%) Business Analysis
21 23 (5.57%) Visualisation
21 23 (5.57%) OO
22 22 (5.33%) Migration
23 21 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (3.39%) CMS
2 12 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.45%) SAS
3 6 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.21%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.97%) Drupal
6 2 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.24%) IIS
7 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.24%) WordPress
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
Applications
1 95 (23.00%) MS Excel
2 54 (13.08%) MS Office
3 42 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (6.05%) MS Visio
5 19 (4.60%) MS Project
6 8 (1.94%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.73%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (0.48%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.24%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.24%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.91%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.94%) SaaS
2 8 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.45%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.24%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.24%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.12%) Internet
2 13 (3.15%) ATM
3 12 (2.91%) Network Security
3 12 (2.91%) Wireless
4 7 (1.69%) LAN
4 7 (1.69%) VPN
4 7 (1.69%) Intranet
5 6 (1.45%) VLAN
5 6 (1.45%) Ethernet
5 6 (1.45%) VoIP
5 6 (1.45%) WLAN
5 6 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.73%) WAN
7 2 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.48%) HTTP
7 2 (0.48%) MPLS
8 1 (0.24%) 3G
8 1 (0.24%) SAN
8 1 (0.24%) DNS
8 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.91%) Data Mining
3 9 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.69%) MS Access
6 5 (1.21%) MySQL
7 4 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.73%) Essbase
8 3 (0.73%) QlikView
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (0.48%) Big Data
9 2 (0.48%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.48%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.24%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (0.73%) JIRA
1 3 (0.73%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.48%) Grunt
2 2 (0.48%) Subversion
2 2 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.24%) JUnit
3 1 (0.24%) TestNG
3 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.24%) Selenium
3 1 (0.24%) Maven
3 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.24%) Selenium IDE
General
1 144 (34.87%) Finance
2 32 (7.75%) Banking
3 27 (6.54%) Marketing
4 21 (5.08%) Front Office
5 19 (4.60%) Retail
6 17 (4.12%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.39%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.42%) Publishing
9 9 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.18%) Advertising
9 9 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.45%) Legal
11 5 (1.21%) Games
11 5 (1.21%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.97%) Law
13 2 (0.48%) Local Government
13 2 (0.48%) Hindi Language
13 2 (0.48%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.24%) Military
14 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 134 (32.45%) Analyst
2 72 (17.43%) Developer
3 40 (9.69%) Business Analyst
4 35 (8.47%) Coordinator
5 29 (7.02%) Data Analyst
6 25 (6.05%) Administrator
7 17 (4.12%) Excel Developer
8 15 (3.63%) Architect
8 15 (3.63%) Consultant
8 15 (3.63%) VBA Developer
8 15 (3.63%) Project Coordinator
9 14 (3.39%) Web Developer
10 13 (3.15%) Project Manager
10 13 (3.15%) Excel VBA Developer
11 12 (2.91%) Support Analyst
12 11 (2.66%) Performance Analyst
13 9 (2.18%) Technical Architect
14 8 (1.94%) C# Developer
15 7 (1.69%) Systems Analyst
15 7 (1.69%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.72%) HTML
2 31 (7.51%) CSS
3 17 (4.12%) .NET
4 10 (2.42%) XML
5 9 (2.18%) Ajax
6 8 (1.94%) HTML5
6 8 (1.94%) jQuery
7 7 (1.69%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.69%) WCF
7 7 (1.69%) WPF
8 6 (1.45%) CSS3
8 6 (1.45%) WinForms
8 6 (1.45%) Web Services
9 5 (1.21%) MSMQ
9 5 (1.21%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (1.21%) JSON
10 4 (0.97%) Middleware
11 3 (0.73%) RESTful
12 2 (0.48%) Raphaël
12 2 (0.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 67 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 23 (5.57%) Visualisation
4 21 (5.08%) Data Structures
5 13 (3.15%) User Experience
6 11 (2.66%) Derivative
6 11 (2.66%) Statistics
6 11 (2.66%) Raspberry Pi
7 10 (2.42%) NHS
8 8 (1.94%) Market Risk
8 8 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.69%) Open Source
10 6 (1.45%) RIA
10 6 (1.45%) iPhone
11 5 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (1.21%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.97%) BYOD
12 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.97%) Social Media
12 4 (0.97%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.75%) Windows
2 14 (3.39%) UNIX
3 10 (2.42%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.94%) Linux
5 6 (1.45%) Android
5 6 (1.45%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (9.69%) Project Management
2 37 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (8.23%) Data Analysis
4 31 (7.51%) Analytics
5 28 (6.78%) PRINCE2
6 24 (5.81%) Systems Analysis
7 23 (5.57%) Business Analysis
7 23 (5.57%) OO
8 22 (5.33%) Migration
9 21 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (5.08%) ITIL
10 20 (4.84%) Web Design
11 19 (4.60%) Asset Management
12 18 (4.36%) Content Management
12 18 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (4.12%) Service Management
14 16 (3.87%) Data Management
14 16 (3.87%) SEO
14 16 (3.87%) Data Modelling
15 15 (3.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 55 (13.32%) SQL
2 33 (7.99%) VBA
3 21 (5.08%) C#
4 18 (4.36%) Python
5 16 (3.87%) JavaScript
6 14 (3.39%) Java
7 11 (2.66%) C++
7 11 (2.66%) C
7 11 (2.66%) R
8 9 (2.18%) Ruby
9 7 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.45%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.21%) PHP
12 3 (0.73%) Perl
13 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.48%) VB
13 2 (0.48%) ABAP
14 1 (0.24%) VBScript
14 1 (0.24%) XPath
14 1 (0.24%) Go
Qualifications
1 48 (11.62%) Degree
2 34 (8.23%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.45%) ISEB
7 5 (1.21%) MCSE
7 5 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.21%) CISA
7 5 (1.21%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) AAT
8 2 (0.48%) CIPD
8 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.48%) CCAB
8 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.48%) MCP
9 1 (0.24%) HND
9 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.24%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.69%) QA
2 5 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.73%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (0.73%) GCP
3 3 (0.73%) SLA
3 3 (0.73%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) GMP
5 1 (0.24%) GAAP
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) DICOM
5 1 (0.24%) Basel III
System Software
1 11 (2.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.24%) XenApp
3 1 (0.24%) XenServer
3 1 (0.24%) vSphere
3 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (1.21%) Control-M
2 3 (0.73%) WMI
2 3 (0.73%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 74 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.26%) Google
3 28 (6.78%) Oracle
4 21 (5.08%) Cisco
5 19 (4.60%) SAP
6 17 (4.12%) Apple
7 12 (2.91%) Tableau
8 7 (1.69%) VMware
9 6 (1.45%) Facebook
9 6 (1.45%) DevExpress
10 5 (1.21%) Bloomberg
10 5 (1.21%) HP
11 4 (0.97%) Citrix
11 4 (0.97%) Baan
11 4 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.73%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.73%) BMC
12 3 (0.73%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.73%) Reuters
12 3 (0.73%) Symantec
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 160 per day plus Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £380 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £8.00 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
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London
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Rate: £175 - £200 per day
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London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: £19,000 - £23,000 + Benefits
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour
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Rate: £350.00 per annum
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Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day +
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill
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Rate: £43 - £53 per annum + competitive
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