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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 309 344 301
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -43
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 302 237 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.49% 0.58%
As % of the Applications category 4.36% 3.92% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 124 183
Average daily rate
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£299 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £130 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £543 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £235 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.02% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 30
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -13.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £17.50 £43.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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
6934 6053 6967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.22% 12.57% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3865 3357 3704
Average daily rate £345 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 692 578 718
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £10.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £26.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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
London +19 103 £381 +1.66% 18
South East +16 63 £243 +12.79% 6
North West +7 20 £298 +26.59% 9
East of England -21 19 £538 +68.62%
South West -14 18 £275 -6.77% 8
Yorkshire -3 10 £345 +25.45% 2
West Midlands -19 10 £238 -5.94% 1
East Midlands -21 9 £400 +100.00% 3
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 202 (37.00%) MS Excel
2 172 (31.50%) Finance
3 171 (31.32%) Microsoft
4 112 (20.51%) SQL
5 111 (20.33%) MS Office
6 109 (19.96%) MS PowerPoint
7 95 (17.40%) Analytical Skills
8 67 (12.27%) Project Management
9 64 (11.72%) Degree
10 59 (10.81%) VBA
11 53 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 51 (9.34%) Banking
13 48 (8.79%) Migration
14 47 (8.61%) E-Learning
14 47 (8.61%) Oracle
15 43 (7.88%) Windows
15 43 (7.88%) MS Project
16 42 (7.69%) Data Analysis
17 41 (7.51%) Management Information System
17 41 (7.51%) Telecoms
18 39 (7.14%) SQL Server
19 38 (6.96%) Security Cleared
20 37 (6.78%) SAP
20 37 (6.78%) Retail
21 36 (6.59%) MS Access
22 32 (5.86%) PRINCE2
23 29 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
23 29 (5.31%) Windows 7
24 28 (5.13%) Marketing
25 26 (4.76%) MS Visio

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.73%) Lync
2 4 (0.73%) SAS
3 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.18%) Confluence
4 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 202 (37.00%) MS Excel
2 111 (20.33%) MS Office
3 109 (19.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (7.88%) MS Project
5 26 (4.76%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.92%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.37%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.37%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.37%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.18%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.37%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.18%) Agresso
5 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) SAP SEM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.18%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.37%) Google Apps
1 2 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.83%) ATM
1 10 (1.83%) Internet
2 8 (1.47%) LAN
3 7 (1.28%) WAN
3 7 (1.28%) Firewall
4 5 (0.92%) NetScaler
4 5 (0.92%) HTTP
4 5 (0.92%) SAN
5 3 (0.55%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.55%) FTP
5 3 (0.55%) NAS
5 3 (0.55%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.37%) GGSN
6 2 (0.37%) SGSN
6 2 (0.37%) 4G
6 2 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.37%) Intranet
6 2 (0.37%) SNMP
6 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.59%) MS Access
3 18 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.28%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.73%) QlikView
8 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.37%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 6 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.73%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.37%) LSMW
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
4 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.18%) JIRA
4 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.18%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 172 (31.50%) Finance
2 51 (9.34%) Banking
3 41 (7.51%) Telecoms
4 37 (6.78%) Retail
5 28 (5.13%) Marketing
6 22 (4.03%) Billing
7 20 (3.66%) Investment Banking
8 16 (2.93%) Front Office
9 9 (1.65%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.28%) Back Office
10 7 (1.28%) Legal
10 7 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.92%) Advertising
12 4 (0.73%) Publishing
13 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.37%) Automotive
14 2 (0.37%) Law
15 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.18%) Electronics
15 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 156 (28.57%) Analyst
2 72 (13.19%) Developer
3 47 (8.61%) Microsoft Specialist
4 46 (8.42%) Project Manager
5 36 (6.59%) Applications Specialist
6 35 (6.41%) Business Analyst
7 31 (5.68%) Coordinator
7 31 (5.68%) Data Analyst
8 27 (4.95%) Administrator
9 24 (4.40%) Excel Developer
10 21 (3.85%) VBA Developer
11 18 (3.30%) Excel VBA Developer
12 17 (3.11%) Consultant
13 16 (2.93%) Project Coordinator
14 13 (2.38%) Architect
15 12 (2.20%) Junior
16 11 (2.01%) Information Analyst
16 11 (2.01%) MI Analyst
17 10 (1.83%) SQL Developer
17 10 (1.83%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.58%) .NET
2 11 (2.01%) XML
3 10 (1.83%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.65%) HTML
5 6 (1.10%) STL
5 6 (1.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (0.92%) JSON
7 4 (0.73%) WinForms
7 4 (0.73%) CSS
7 4 (0.73%) WPF
7 4 (0.73%) Django
8 3 (0.55%) XSD
8 3 (0.55%) XSLT
8 3 (0.55%) OLE
9 2 (0.37%) Web Services
9 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.37%) ODBC
9 2 (0.37%) Middleware
9 2 (0.37%) JSP
9 2 (0.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 95 (17.40%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (8.61%) E-Learning
3 41 (7.51%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (2.20%) Statistics
5 12 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.01%) NHS
6 11 (2.01%) Fixed Income
7 10 (1.83%) PMI
8 8 (1.47%) GIS
8 8 (1.47%) Data Extraction
9 7 (1.28%) Derivative
10 6 (1.10%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 6 (1.10%) Grid Computing
11 5 (0.92%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.92%) User Experience
12 4 (0.73%) Social Media
12 4 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.73%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.88%) Windows
2 29 (5.31%) Windows 7
3 24 (4.40%) UNIX
4 21 (3.85%) Linux
5 8 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.28%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.55%) Solaris
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (12.27%) Project Management
2 53 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (8.79%) Migration
4 42 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 32 (5.86%) PRINCE2
6 29 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (4.76%) Project Planning
8 25 (4.58%) Service Management
8 25 (4.58%) Validation
9 22 (4.03%) Change Control
10 21 (3.85%) Data Migration
10 21 (3.85%) Risk Management
11 20 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (3.66%) Business Analysis
11 20 (3.66%) Analytics
12 19 (3.48%) Data Management
13 18 (3.30%) ITIL
13 18 (3.30%) Change Management
14 17 (3.11%) Time Management
15 16 (2.93%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 112 (20.51%) SQL
2 59 (10.81%) VBA
3 24 (4.40%) C#
4 21 (3.85%) VB
5 13 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 12 (2.20%) Python
6 12 (2.20%) C++
7 9 (1.65%) Java
7 9 (1.65%) C
7 9 (1.65%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.28%) Perl
9 6 (1.10%) VBScript
10 5 (0.92%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.92%) Korn
11 3 (0.55%) sed
11 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.55%) AWK
12 2 (0.37%) PHP
12 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (11.72%) Degree
2 38 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.38%) MOS
5 11 (2.01%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.65%) ISEB
6 9 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (1.28%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.73%) NVQ Level 4
10 3 (0.55%) CIMA
10 3 (0.55%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.55%) ACCA
11 2 (0.37%) ECDL
11 2 (0.37%) MCP
11 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.18%) AAT
12 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.18%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.56%) QA
2 12 (2.20%) SLA
3 4 (0.73%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) Basel III
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) Basel II
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.18%) XenApp
4 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.92%) Tivoli
1 5 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (0.92%) Nagios
1 5 (0.92%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.37%) SCCM
2 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.18%) WMI
3 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 171 (31.32%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.61%) Oracle
3 37 (6.78%) SAP
4 20 (3.66%) Business Objects
5 10 (1.83%) Red Hat
5 10 (1.83%) Google
6 9 (1.65%) VMware
6 9 (1.65%) EMC
7 8 (1.47%) NetApp
7 8 (1.47%) Cisco
7 8 (1.47%) HP
8 7 (1.28%) Cognos
8 7 (1.28%) Citrix
8 7 (1.28%) Sage
8 7 (1.28%) Remedy
8 7 (1.28%) Zoho
9 6 (1.10%) Fujitsu
9 6 (1.10%) Informatica
10 5 (0.92%) Sun
11 4 (0.73%) Adobe
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