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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 365 332 310
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -22
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 206 219 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the Applications category 3.73% 3.63% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 132 111
Average daily rate
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£310 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £121 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £475 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £310 £238
% change year-on-year
-27.41% +30.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 22
Average hourly rate £15.98 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.25 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.22 £30.50 £22.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.98 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +20.00%
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
5530 6034 5396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.96% 13.43% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3105 3196 2806
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £140 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 556 648
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +4 92 £364 +27.07% 22
South East -15 43 £180 -51.18% 14
North West -8 20 £138 -14.33% 5
South West -9 16 £380 +28.81% 1
Yorkshire -4 12 £328 +74.66% 11
West Midlands -8 12 £313 -13.19% 4
East of England +6 6 £238 - 6
East Midlands -2 6 £125 -16.66% 2
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 145 (30.27%) Finance
2 137 (28.60%) MS Excel
3 113 (23.59%) Microsoft
4 82 (17.12%) MS Office
5 79 (16.49%) SQL
6 72 (15.03%) MS PowerPoint
7 65 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
8 61 (12.73%) VBA
9 47 (9.81%) Degree
10 44 (9.19%) Oracle
11 39 (8.14%) .NET
12 38 (7.93%) E-Learning
13 37 (7.72%) Windows
13 37 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (7.52%) Security Cleared
15 31 (6.47%) Project Management
16 30 (6.26%) HTML
17 29 (6.05%) C#
17 29 (6.05%) Migration
17 29 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (6.05%) Analytics
18 28 (5.85%) OO
18 28 (5.85%) Data Analysis
18 28 (5.85%) Banking
19 27 (5.64%) Google
19 27 (5.64%) CSS
20 26 (5.43%) MS Visio
21 25 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
22 24 (5.01%) SQL Server
23 23 (4.80%) Python

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 13 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.30%) CMS
3 6 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.84%) Drupal
5 2 (0.42%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.21%) SAS
6 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.21%) Lync
Applications
1 137 (28.60%) MS Excel
2 82 (17.12%) MS Office
3 72 (15.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (5.43%) MS Visio
5 21 (4.38%) MS Project
6 5 (1.04%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.84%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (2.51%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.84%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.84%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.63%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.21%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.21%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.21%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.09%) SaaS
2 3 (0.63%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.21%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.92%) Internet
2 11 (2.30%) Network Security
3 10 (2.09%) ATM
4 7 (1.46%) Wireless
5 5 (1.04%) Firewall
6 4 (0.84%) DNS
6 4 (0.84%) Intranet
7 3 (0.63%) NAS
7 3 (0.63%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.63%) DMZ
7 3 (0.63%) LAN
7 3 (0.63%) FTP
8 2 (0.42%) HTTP
8 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.42%) VPN
8 2 (0.42%) VoIP
8 2 (0.42%) WLAN
8 2 (0.42%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.42%) LDAP
8 2 (0.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.01%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (2.92%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (2.51%) MS Access
6 11 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.88%) Data Mining
7 9 (1.88%) QlikView
8 6 (1.25%) MySQL
8 6 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.84%) Essbase
9 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.42%) Big Data
12 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.84%) StarTeam
1 4 (0.84%) JIRA
2 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.42%) Grunt
3 1 (0.21%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.21%) Selenium
3 1 (0.21%) TestNG
3 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.21%) JUnit
General
1 145 (30.27%) Finance
2 28 (5.85%) Banking
3 22 (4.59%) Front Office
4 21 (4.38%) Marketing
5 19 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.92%) Publishing
7 12 (2.51%) Retail
8 11 (2.30%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.25%) Billing
9 6 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.25%) Advertising
10 5 (1.04%) Legal
11 4 (0.84%) Law
12 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.42%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.42%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.42%) Hindi Language
14 1 (0.21%) Local Government
14 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 134 (27.97%) Analyst
2 97 (20.25%) Developer
3 39 (8.14%) Microsoft Specialist
4 33 (6.89%) Business Analyst
5 31 (6.47%) Data Analyst
6 29 (6.05%) Administrator
7 25 (5.22%) Coordinator
8 22 (4.59%) Applications Specialist
9 21 (4.38%) Excel Developer
10 18 (3.76%) Project Manager
11 17 (3.55%) VBA Developer
12 14 (2.92%) Excel VBA Developer
12 14 (2.92%) Web Developer
13 13 (2.71%) Architect
14 11 (2.30%) Performance Analyst
15 10 (2.09%) Technical Leader
15 10 (2.09%) Consultant
15 10 (2.09%) Report Analyst
16 9 (1.88%) Senior Analyst
16 9 (1.88%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (8.14%) .NET
2 30 (6.26%) HTML
3 27 (5.64%) CSS
4 23 (4.80%) XML
5 11 (2.30%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.88%) Ajax
7 8 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (1.67%) HTML5
7 8 (1.67%) STL
8 6 (1.25%) Web Services
8 6 (1.25%) CSS3
8 6 (1.25%) WPF
8 6 (1.25%) jQuery
9 5 (1.04%) WCF
9 5 (1.04%) JSON
10 4 (0.84%) MDX
10 4 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.84%) WinForms
10 4 (0.84%) MSMQ
11 3 (0.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.93%) E-Learning
3 21 (4.38%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.38%) Visualisation
4 15 (3.13%) Derivative
5 12 (2.51%) Fixed Income
5 12 (2.51%) NHS
5 12 (2.51%) Data Structures
6 11 (2.30%) Raspberry Pi
6 11 (2.30%) Statistics
7 9 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.67%) Grid Computing
8 8 (1.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 7 (1.46%) User Experience
9 7 (1.46%) Open Source
10 6 (1.25%) RIA
10 6 (1.25%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.04%) Data Extraction
11 5 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.72%) Windows
2 20 (4.18%) Windows 7
3 14 (2.92%) UNIX
4 8 (1.67%) Linux
5 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.42%) Android
7 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (6.47%) Project Management
3 29 (6.05%) Migration
3 29 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (6.05%) Analytics
4 28 (5.85%) OO
4 28 (5.85%) Data Analysis
5 25 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (4.38%) Systems Analysis
7 19 (3.97%) Validation
8 18 (3.76%) Line Management
9 17 (3.55%) Time Management
9 17 (3.55%) Workflow
9 17 (3.55%) Business Analysis
9 17 (3.55%) Software Engineering
9 17 (3.55%) Project Planning
9 17 (3.55%) ITIL
9 17 (3.55%) PRINCE2
9 17 (3.55%) Data Modelling
10 14 (2.92%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 79 (16.49%) SQL
2 61 (12.73%) VBA
3 29 (6.05%) C#
4 23 (4.80%) Python
5 15 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.71%) C++
6 13 (2.71%) VB
6 13 (2.71%) VB.NET
7 11 (2.30%) Java
8 10 (2.09%) VBScript
9 9 (1.88%) C
10 8 (1.67%) Ruby
11 7 (1.46%) R
12 5 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.04%) PHP
13 4 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.63%) sed
14 3 (0.63%) Korn
14 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.63%) AWK
Qualifications
1 47 (9.81%) Degree
2 36 (7.52%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.13%) MOS
5 11 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.09%) VCP4
7 7 (1.46%) ISEB
8 6 (1.25%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.84%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.63%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.42%) NVQ Level 4
12 2 (0.42%) CISSP
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.21%) MCSE
13 1 (0.21%) MCP
13 1 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.09%) QA
2 5 (1.04%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (0.63%) GCP
4 2 (0.42%) SLA
4 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.42%) Basel III
5 1 (0.21%) DICOM
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) GAAP
5 1 (0.21%) P3O
5 1 (0.21%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.42%) Firmware
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.84%) Control-M
1 4 (0.84%) WMI
1 4 (0.84%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 113 (23.59%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.19%) Oracle
3 27 (5.64%) Google
4 21 (4.38%) SAP
5 17 (3.55%) Cisco
6 13 (2.71%) Apple
7 12 (2.51%) Tableau
8 8 (1.67%) Hyperion
9 7 (1.46%) Facebook
10 6 (1.25%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.04%) HP
12 4 (0.84%) Cognos
12 4 (0.84%) Bloomberg
12 4 (0.84%) DevExpress
13 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.63%) Alias
13 3 (0.63%) Sun
13 3 (0.63%) Borland
13 3 (0.63%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.63%) Informatica
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £240 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Venn Group
Rate: £100 - £140 Per Day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £8.50 - £9.35 per hour + shift allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £9.35 - £10.28 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London
Vadis People
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
York
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £120 - £135 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £16575 - £17550 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 11 days ago
North West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 11 days ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago