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 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 374 327 371
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +44
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 222 243 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Applications category 3.57% 3.85% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 142 94
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £546 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £238
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +6.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.77 £9.36 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £29.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.47%
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
6210 6318 5851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.25% 13.19% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3592 3470 3169
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 £155 £155 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 584 692 614
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.55 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 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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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 -10 114 £475 +27.51% 23
South East -31 37 £340 +38.77% 5
West Midlands +2 16 £313 +38.88% 2
North West -12 16 £421 -12.69% 2
East of England -6 11 £208 -61.39% 2
North East -13 9 £235 - 1
East Midlands -9 7 £140 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire -23 6 £146 -61.76% 3
South West -13 5 £180 -44.61% 2
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 162 (35.22%) Finance
2 111 (24.13%) MS Excel
3 92 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 73 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (14.57%) MS Office
6 66 (14.35%) SQL
7 54 (11.74%) Degree
8 46 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 45 (9.78%) Project Management
10 44 (9.57%) Windows
11 41 (8.91%) VBA
11 41 (8.91%) Analytics
12 40 (8.70%) Data Analysis
13 38 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (8.26%) Banking
14 36 (7.83%) Google
15 35 (7.61%) Security Cleared
16 33 (7.17%) HTML
17 28 (6.09%) CSS
17 28 (6.09%) MS Project
17 28 (6.09%) PRINCE2
17 28 (6.09%) Front Office
18 27 (5.87%) Management Information System
18 27 (5.87%) OO
19 25 (5.43%) ITIL
19 25 (5.43%) Migration
20 24 (5.22%) Retail
20 24 (5.22%) Business Analysis
20 24 (5.22%) Marketing
21 23 (5.00%) Asset Management

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 17 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.74%) CMS
3 7 (1.52%) SAS
4 6 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.09%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.22%) Drupal
8 1 (0.22%) WordPress
8 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.22%) IIS
8 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 111 (24.13%) MS Excel
2 67 (14.57%) MS Office
3 46 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (6.09%) MS Project
5 18 (3.91%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.96%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.22%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.61%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.74%) SaaS
3 6 (1.30%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.43%) Office 365
4 2 (0.43%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.22%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.22%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.26%) Internet
2 14 (3.04%) ATM
3 12 (2.61%) Wireless
4 10 (2.17%) Network Security
4 10 (2.17%) LAN
5 9 (1.96%) Intranet
6 8 (1.74%) WAN
7 7 (1.52%) VPN
7 7 (1.52%) VLAN
8 6 (1.30%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.30%) Ethernet
8 6 (1.30%) VoIP
8 6 (1.30%) WLAN
9 4 (0.87%) MPLS
10 3 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.43%) DNS
11 2 (0.43%) HTTP
11 2 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (0.43%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.83%) Data Mining
3 9 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.74%) MS Access
5 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.87%) Big Data
6 4 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.65%) QlikView
8 2 (0.43%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (0.43%) MySQL
8 2 (0.43%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.43%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.22%) Essbase
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.22%) Cognos Impromptu
9 1 (0.22%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Subversion
2 3 (0.65%) JIRA
3 2 (0.43%) Maven
3 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.43%) Grunt
3 2 (0.43%) gulp
3 2 (0.43%) Broccoli
4 1 (0.22%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.22%) JUnit
4 1 (0.22%) Selenium
4 1 (0.22%) TestNG
4 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.22%) Hudson
General
1 162 (35.22%) Finance
2 38 (8.26%) Banking
3 28 (6.09%) Front Office
4 24 (5.22%) Retail
4 24 (5.22%) Marketing
5 17 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.04%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.61%) Advertising
8 9 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.74%) Publishing
9 8 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.52%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.09%) Legal
11 5 (1.09%) Games
12 3 (0.65%) Back Office
12 3 (0.65%) Law
13 2 (0.43%) Local Government
13 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.43%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 151 (32.83%) Analyst
2 77 (16.74%) Developer
3 47 (10.22%) Coordinator
4 41 (8.91%) Business Analyst
5 38 (8.26%) Data Analyst
6 27 (5.87%) Project Coordinator
7 25 (5.43%) Administrator
8 20 (4.35%) VBA Developer
9 19 (4.13%) Excel Developer
10 17 (3.70%) Excel VBA Developer
11 16 (3.48%) Architect
12 15 (3.26%) Support Analyst
13 14 (3.04%) Project Manager
13 14 (3.04%) Consultant
14 12 (2.61%) Web Developer
14 12 (2.61%) Process Analyst
15 11 (2.39%) Python Developer
16 10 (2.17%) Performance Analyst
16 10 (2.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
17 9 (1.96%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.17%) HTML
2 28 (6.09%) CSS
3 17 (3.70%) .NET
4 16 (3.48%) XML
5 9 (1.96%) Ajax
6 8 (1.74%) WCF
6 8 (1.74%) jQuery
6 8 (1.74%) HTML5
7 7 (1.52%) WPF
8 6 (1.30%) CSS3
8 6 (1.30%) WinForms
8 6 (1.30%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.30%) Web Services
9 5 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (1.09%) Middleware
9 5 (1.09%) MSMQ
10 4 (0.87%) SciPy
10 4 (0.87%) NumPy
10 4 (0.87%) JSON
11 3 (0.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 73 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.87%) Management Information System
3 23 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 21 (4.57%) Visualisation
5 15 (3.26%) User Experience
6 14 (3.04%) Market Risk
7 13 (2.83%) Derivative
7 13 (2.83%) NHS
8 11 (2.39%) Statistics
9 10 (2.17%) Grid Computing
9 10 (2.17%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.96%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.96%) Raspberry Pi
11 8 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.30%) RIA
12 6 (1.30%) iPhone
13 5 (1.09%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
14 4 (0.87%) BYOD
14 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.57%) Windows
2 21 (4.57%) UNIX
3 12 (2.61%) Linux
3 12 (2.61%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.30%) Android
4 6 (1.30%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (9.78%) Project Management
2 41 (8.91%) Analytics
3 40 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 38 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (6.09%) PRINCE2
6 27 (5.87%) OO
7 25 (5.43%) ITIL
7 25 (5.43%) Migration
8 24 (5.22%) Business Analysis
9 23 (5.00%) Asset Management
10 19 (4.13%) Web Design
10 19 (4.13%) Systems Analysis
10 19 (4.13%) Service Management
11 17 (3.70%) SEO
11 17 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (3.70%) E-Commerce
11 17 (3.70%) Content Management
11 17 (3.70%) Time Management
12 16 (3.48%) Data Management
12 16 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (14.35%) SQL
2 41 (8.91%) VBA
3 23 (5.00%) Python
4 22 (4.78%) Java
5 20 (4.35%) C#
6 16 (3.48%) JavaScript
7 15 (3.26%) C++
8 11 (2.39%) C
8 11 (2.39%) R
9 10 (2.17%) Perl
10 9 (1.96%) Ruby
11 7 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.30%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.30%) VB
13 4 (0.87%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.65%) PHP
15 2 (0.43%) ABAP
16 1 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (11.74%) Degree
2 35 (7.61%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.09%) CISA
6 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.09%) MCSE
6 5 (1.09%) ISEB
6 5 (1.09%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.43%) AAT
7 2 (0.43%) ACCA
7 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.43%) MCP
7 2 (0.43%) CIMA
7 2 (0.43%) CCAB
7 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.52%) QA
2 5 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (0.65%) GCP
4 2 (0.43%) SLA
4 2 (0.43%) GAAP
4 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) P3O
5 1 (0.22%) GMP
5 1 (0.22%) DICOM
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) Basel III
5 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.87%) XenApp
4 1 (0.22%) XenServer
4 1 (0.22%) vSphere
4 1 (0.22%) vCloud
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.74%) NetBackup
2 7 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (1.09%) Control-M
4 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.43%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 92 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.83%) Google
3 23 (5.00%) Oracle
4 19 (4.13%) SAP
4 19 (4.13%) Cisco
5 15 (3.26%) Apple
6 11 (2.39%) Citrix
7 10 (2.17%) Symantec
8 9 (1.96%) Tableau
9 8 (1.74%) VMware
10 7 (1.52%) Remedy
11 6 (1.30%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.30%) Bloomberg
11 6 (1.30%) DevExpress
11 6 (1.30%) Facebook
12 5 (1.09%) Reuters
12 5 (1.09%) Baan
13 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.87%) IBM
14 3 (0.65%) CheckPoint
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