The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 425 387 374
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -13
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 189 224 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Applications category 3.62% 3.70% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 105 136
Median daily rate £316 £325 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.69% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £273 £278
% change year-on-year
+8.25% -1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.60 £9.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 £30.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
5217 6060 6380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.59% 12.30% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3185 3341 3420
Median daily rate £350 £341 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 608 699
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 92 £350 -26.31% 13
South East -41 29 £310 +20.19% 5
Yorkshire +3 17 £230 -40.25% 1
South West +2 16 £288 +59.72% 3
East of England +8 14 £375 +66.66% 1
North West -29 8 £248 -19.39% 3
West Midlands -31 7 £200 -36.00% 1
North East -47 4 £180 -47.05%
East Midlands +8 2 - - 2
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 133 (35.28%) Finance
2 120 (31.83%) MS Excel
3 90 (23.87%) Microsoft
4 72 (19.10%) SQL
5 69 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (12.20%) Project Management
7 45 (11.94%) Migration
8 38 (10.08%) Oracle
9 37 (9.81%) VBA
9 37 (9.81%) Banking
10 34 (9.02%) Degree
11 33 (8.75%) Data Analysis
11 33 (8.75%) Windows
11 33 (8.75%) PRINCE2
12 32 (8.49%) SharePoint
12 32 (8.49%) MS Office
13 30 (7.96%) Management Information System
13 30 (7.96%) MS PowerPoint
14 29 (7.69%) SQL Server
15 28 (7.43%) Security Cleared
16 24 (6.37%) Front Office
16 24 (6.37%) Validation
17 22 (5.84%) Telecoms
17 22 (5.84%) SAP
17 22 (5.84%) ITIL
17 22 (5.84%) Analytics
18 21 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (5.31%) MS Project
20 19 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
21 18 (4.77%) Data Migration

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (8.49%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.39%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.86%) IIS
3 7 (1.86%) JBoss
3 7 (1.86%) SAS
4 5 (1.33%) CMS
4 5 (1.33%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.33%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.80%) eRoom
6 2 (0.53%) Apache
6 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 120 (31.83%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.49%) MS Office
3 30 (7.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (5.31%) MS Project
5 9 (2.39%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.86%) Photoshop
7 4 (1.06%) SPSS
8 3 (0.80%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.53%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.27%) InDesign
10 1 (0.27%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.86%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.53%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) Lorenzo
4 1 (0.27%) Magento
4 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.27%) Primavera
4 1 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.59%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.33%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.53%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.65%) Internet
2 6 (1.59%) DNS
2 6 (1.59%) Intranet
3 5 (1.33%) DHCP
4 4 (1.06%) OpenVPN
4 4 (1.06%) Wireless
5 3 (0.80%) IP Telephony
5 3 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.80%) WAN
5 3 (0.80%) WebEx
6 2 (0.53%) 4G
6 2 (0.53%) DWDM
6 2 (0.53%) SDH
6 2 (0.53%) Skype
6 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.27%) 2G
7 1 (0.27%) 3G
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.27%) MPLS
7 1 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.92%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.92%) QlikView
3 11 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.12%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.86%) DB2
5 7 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.33%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.33%) Power BI
8 4 (1.06%) MS Access
8 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.80%) GIS
9 3 (0.80%) Hyperion Smart View
9 3 (0.80%) OLAP
9 3 (0.80%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (1.33%) JIRA
2 2 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.53%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.27%) JBehave
3 1 (0.27%) Maven
3 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 133 (35.28%) Finance
2 37 (9.81%) Banking
3 24 (6.37%) Front Office
4 22 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.65%) Back Office
7 9 (2.39%) Marketing
7 9 (2.39%) Publishing
8 8 (2.12%) Legal
9 7 (1.86%) Billing
10 5 (1.33%) Local Government
10 5 (1.33%) Retail
11 4 (1.06%) German Language
11 4 (1.06%) Law
11 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.80%) French Language
12 3 (0.80%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.53%) Advertising
13 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 139 (36.87%) Analyst
2 51 (13.53%) Data Analyst
3 33 (8.75%) Developer
4 26 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 22 (5.84%) Coordinator
6 21 (5.57%) Administrator
7 20 (5.31%) Excel Analyst
8 18 (4.77%) Support Analyst
9 17 (4.51%) Project Coordinator
10 16 (4.24%) Data Migration Analyst
10 16 (4.24%) Migration Analyst
10 16 (4.24%) Project Manager
11 15 (3.98%) Consultant
12 14 (3.71%) VBA Developer
13 13 (3.45%) Excel Developer
13 13 (3.45%) Project Analyst
13 13 (3.45%) SQL Analyst
14 12 (3.18%) Junior
15 10 (2.65%) Excel VBA Developer
15 10 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.92%) .NET
2 8 (2.12%) Web Services
3 5 (1.33%) XML
4 4 (1.06%) HTML
4 4 (1.06%) J2EE
5 3 (0.80%) XSLT
6 2 (0.53%) Murex Flex
6 2 (0.53%) Murex MxML
6 2 (0.53%) Spring
7 1 (0.27%) ADO
7 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.27%) DAO
7 1 (0.27%) Django
7 1 (0.27%) JMS
7 1 (0.27%) Middleware
7 1 (0.27%) ODBC
7 1 (0.27%) OOXML
7 1 (0.27%) Velocity
7 1 (0.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 69 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.96%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.98%) Data Centre
3 15 (3.98%) Fixed Income
4 14 (3.71%) NHS
5 13 (3.45%) Statistics
6 10 (2.65%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.39%) Derivative
8 8 (2.12%) Market Risk
9 7 (1.86%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (1.59%) Data Extraction
10 6 (1.59%) Equities
10 6 (1.59%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.33%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.33%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.06%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.06%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.75%) Windows
2 16 (4.24%) Unix
3 4 (1.06%) Linux
3 4 (1.06%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.80%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.53%) NetWare
5 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.27%) AIX
6 1 (0.27%) Android
6 1 (0.27%) HPUX
6 1 (0.27%) Solaris
6 1 (0.27%) VMS
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (12.20%) Project Management
2 45 (11.94%) Migration
3 33 (8.75%) Data Analysis
3 33 (8.75%) PRINCE2
4 24 (6.37%) Validation
5 22 (5.84%) Analytics
5 22 (5.84%) ITIL
6 21 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (4.77%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (4.77%) Data Migration
8 18 (4.77%) Time Management
9 15 (3.98%) Business Analysis
10 14 (3.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (3.71%) Workflow
11 13 (3.45%) Change Management
11 13 (3.45%) Data Cleansing
11 13 (3.45%) Project Planning
11 13 (3.45%) Risk Management
12 12 (3.18%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (19.10%) SQL
2 37 (9.81%) VBA
3 17 (4.51%) C#
4 12 (3.18%) PL/SQL
5 10 (2.65%) VB
6 9 (2.39%) Python
7 8 (2.12%) Java
7 8 (2.12%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.86%) Jython
9 6 (1.59%) C++
10 5 (1.33%) R
11 4 (1.06%) C
11 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.06%) VB6
12 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.53%) PHP
14 1 (0.27%) Groovy
14 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (9.02%) Degree
2 28 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.12%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (1.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (0.80%) ACCA
7 3 (0.80%) CIMA
7 3 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.80%) MBA
8 2 (0.53%) CCNA
8 2 (0.53%) CIPD
8 2 (0.53%) HNC
8 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) HND
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.92%) QA
2 6 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.33%) SLA
4 2 (0.53%) GAAP
5 1 (0.27%) Basel III
5 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.33%) RACF
3 3 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.27%) Firmware
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.86%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (0.53%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.53%) Control-M
2 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.27%) MOM
3 1 (0.27%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.27%) SCCM
3 1 (0.27%) SCOM
3 1 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.27%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 90 (23.87%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.08%) Oracle
3 22 (5.84%) SAP
4 17 (4.51%) Google
5 14 (3.71%) Sybase
6 11 (2.92%) HP
7 10 (2.65%) Tableau
8 9 (2.39%) Apple
9 8 (2.12%) Adobe
9 8 (2.12%) Siebel
10 7 (1.86%) PeopleSoft
10 7 (1.86%) Remedy
11 5 (1.33%) Huawei
11 5 (1.33%) IBM
11 5 (1.33%) VMware
12 4 (1.06%) Cisco
12 4 (1.06%) Cognos
12 4 (1.06%) Intel
12 4 (1.06%) Juniper
12 4 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
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