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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 304 330 312
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 325 250 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Applications category 4.61% 4.09% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 138 154
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£304 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £157 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £12.90 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.68% -14.03%
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
7049 6109 6486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.26% 12.70% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3966 3396 3394
Average daily rate £340 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 586 689
Average hourly rate £15.39 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.36 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -7.93%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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
London +14 106 £425 +16.43% 28
South East +7 69 £225 - 7
South West -15 24 £281 -4.66% 3
North West +3 19 £311 +32.44% 5
East of England -20 19 £175 -26.31% 2
West Midlands -17 15 £230 -23.33% 3
Yorkshire -8 9 £345 +6.15% 1
East Midlands -26 7 £400 +113.33% 3
North East -32 2 - -
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 221 (38.84%) MS Excel
2 185 (32.51%) Microsoft
3 168 (29.53%) Finance
4 125 (21.97%) MS Office
5 121 (21.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 107 (18.80%) SQL
7 99 (17.40%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (10.37%) VBA
9 58 (10.19%) E-Learning
10 56 (9.84%) Project Management
10 56 (9.84%) Degree
11 54 (9.49%) Oracle
12 53 (9.31%) Migration
13 51 (8.96%) Windows
14 50 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
15 47 (8.26%) Banking
16 44 (7.73%) MS Project
17 43 (7.56%) Management Information System
18 42 (7.38%) SQL Server
19 40 (7.03%) .NET
20 39 (6.85%) SAP
21 38 (6.68%) MS Access
21 38 (6.68%) Data Analysis
21 38 (6.68%) Windows 7
22 36 (6.33%) Retail
23 35 (6.15%) Security Cleared
23 35 (6.15%) Telecoms
24 31 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
25 29 (5.10%) PRINCE2
26 28 (4.92%) Marketing

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 20 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.70%) SAS
3 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.35%) CMS
3 2 (0.35%) Lync
3 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.18%) Confluence
4 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 221 (38.84%) MS Excel
2 125 (21.97%) MS Office
3 121 (21.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (7.73%) MS Project
5 26 (4.57%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.88%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.53%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.35%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.35%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.18%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.35%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.18%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) SAP SEM
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.18%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.53%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.18%) Taleo
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.76%) ATM
1 10 (1.76%) Internet
1 10 (1.76%) Firewall
2 7 (1.23%) LAN
3 6 (1.05%) WAN
4 5 (0.88%) FTP
4 5 (0.88%) HTTP
4 5 (0.88%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.88%) SAN
4 5 (0.88%) NAS
4 5 (0.88%) NetScaler
5 4 (0.70%) DNS
6 3 (0.53%) DMZ
6 3 (0.53%) Intranet
7 2 (0.35%) SSL
7 2 (0.35%) SNMP
7 2 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.35%) MPLS
7 2 (0.35%) GGSN
7 2 (0.35%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.68%) MS Access
3 24 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.28%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.05%) QlikView
9 6 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.05%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.35%) FileMaker
12 2 (0.35%) Siebel EIM
12 2 (0.35%) DB2
12 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio
1 5 (0.88%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.35%) JIRA
2 2 (0.35%) LSMW
3 1 (0.18%) Subversion
3 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.18%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 168 (29.53%) Finance
2 47 (8.26%) Banking
3 36 (6.33%) Retail
4 35 (6.15%) Telecoms
5 28 (4.92%) Marketing
6 25 (4.39%) Billing
7 18 (3.16%) Investment Banking
8 14 (2.46%) Front Office
9 9 (1.58%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.05%) Advertising
11 6 (1.05%) Back Office
11 6 (1.05%) Legal
12 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.35%) Publishing
13 2 (0.35%) Automotive
13 2 (0.35%) Law
14 1 (0.18%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 167 (29.35%) Analyst
2 84 (14.76%) Developer
3 58 (10.19%) Microsoft Specialist
4 42 (7.38%) Applications Specialist
5 37 (6.50%) Project Manager
6 36 (6.33%) Data Analyst
7 35 (6.15%) Business Analyst
8 29 (5.10%) Coordinator
9 27 (4.75%) Administrator
10 21 (3.69%) Excel Developer
11 17 (2.99%) VBA Developer
12 16 (2.81%) Excel VBA Developer
13 14 (2.46%) Architect
13 14 (2.46%) Junior
14 13 (2.28%) Project Coordinator
14 13 (2.28%) MI Analyst
15 12 (2.11%) Consultant
16 11 (1.93%) Information Analyst
16 11 (1.93%) Project Analyst
17 10 (1.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.03%) .NET
2 16 (2.81%) XML
3 15 (2.64%) ASP.NET
4 11 (1.93%) HTML
5 10 (1.76%) STL
5 10 (1.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (0.88%) JSON
6 5 (0.88%) CSS
7 4 (0.70%) WinForms
7 4 (0.70%) WPF
7 4 (0.70%) Django
8 3 (0.53%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.53%) MDX
8 3 (0.53%) OLE
8 3 (0.53%) XSD
8 3 (0.53%) XSLT
8 3 (0.53%) Web Services
9 2 (0.35%) JSP
9 2 (0.35%) ADO
9 2 (0.35%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 99 (17.40%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (10.19%) E-Learning
3 43 (7.56%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.11%) Fixed Income
4 12 (2.11%) Derivative
4 12 (2.11%) Statistics
4 12 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (1.93%) NHS
6 10 (1.76%) Grid Computing
6 10 (1.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 9 (1.58%) PMI
8 8 (1.41%) Data Extraction
9 7 (1.23%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.88%) User Experience
10 5 (0.88%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.88%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.88%) GIS
11 4 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.70%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 51 (8.96%) Windows
2 38 (6.68%) Windows 7
3 23 (4.04%) UNIX
4 20 (3.51%) Linux
5 10 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.23%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.53%) Solaris
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (9.84%) Project Management
2 53 (9.31%) Migration
3 50 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (6.68%) Data Analysis
5 31 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (5.10%) PRINCE2
7 26 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (4.39%) Project Planning
9 23 (4.04%) Data Management
9 23 (4.04%) Change Control
10 22 (3.87%) Analytics
10 22 (3.87%) Data Migration
10 22 (3.87%) Validation
11 21 (3.69%) Time Management
12 20 (3.51%) Risk Management
13 17 (2.99%) Change Management
13 17 (2.99%) ITIL
14 16 (2.81%) ERP
14 16 (2.81%) Service Management
15 15 (2.64%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 107 (18.80%) SQL
2 59 (10.37%) VBA
3 26 (4.57%) VB
4 24 (4.22%) C#
5 15 (2.64%) Python
6 14 (2.46%) C++
6 14 (2.46%) T-SQL
7 12 (2.11%) VB.NET
8 9 (1.58%) VBScript
8 9 (1.58%) C
9 8 (1.41%) Java
10 7 (1.23%) Perl
10 7 (1.23%) Korn
11 6 (1.05%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.88%) AWK
12 5 (0.88%) sed
13 3 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.35%) Google Apps Script
14 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (9.84%) Degree
2 35 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.16%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.16%) MOS
4 10 (1.76%) ISEB
5 9 (1.58%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (0.88%) NVQ Level 4
6 5 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.88%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.35%) MCP
9 2 (0.35%) ECDL
9 2 (0.35%) ACCA
9 2 (0.35%) CIMA
9 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.18%) AAT
10 1 (0.18%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.34%) QA
2 8 (1.41%) SLA
3 4 (0.70%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.18%) Basel II
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) P3O
6 1 (0.18%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.18%) Firmware
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.18%) XenApp
3 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (0.88%) Nagios
1 5 (0.88%) Tivoli
1 5 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.35%) WMI
3 2 (0.35%) SCCM
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.18%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 185 (32.51%) Microsoft
2 54 (9.49%) Oracle
3 39 (6.85%) SAP
4 21 (3.69%) Business Objects
5 12 (2.11%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.76%) Google
7 9 (1.58%) HP
8 7 (1.23%) Informatica
8 7 (1.23%) Sage
8 7 (1.23%) Sun
8 7 (1.23%) Remedy
8 7 (1.23%) Zoho
9 6 (1.05%) Fujitsu
10 5 (0.88%) VMware
10 5 (0.88%) Cisco
11 4 (0.70%) Siebel
11 4 (0.70%) Adobe
11 4 (0.70%) EMC
11 4 (0.70%) NetApp
11 4 (0.70%) Teradata
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £250 - 270 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
CPS Group
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £170 - 175 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughborough
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £21000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £16 - £18 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago