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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 361 307 341
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +34
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 200 250 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Applications category 3.64% 4.19% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 162 98
Average daily rate
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£325 £285 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £133 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £274 £269
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 18
Average hourly rate £15.98 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.37% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.36 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.91 £18.99 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.24 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+5.48% +8.00%
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
5493 5970 5283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.05% 13.39% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3169 3228 2746
Average daily rate £338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 572 666
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.50 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +2 88 £450 +56.52% 22
South East -36 32 £295 -7.68% 9
South West -19 21 £348 +24.10% 5
North West +6 16 £175 +9.03% 4
East Midlands +9 13 £190 +8.57%
West Midlands -3 13 £270 -22.85% 5
Yorkshire -9 11 £223 -11.88% 2
East of England -7 4 - - 2
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 178 (35.46%) MS Excel
2 161 (32.07%) Finance
3 151 (30.08%) Microsoft
4 110 (21.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 105 (20.92%) MS Office
6 97 (19.32%) SQL
7 78 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
8 64 (12.75%) VBA
9 58 (11.55%) E-Learning
10 52 (10.36%) Oracle
11 48 (9.56%) Windows
12 45 (8.96%) .NET
13 42 (8.37%) Degree
14 39 (7.77%) Migration
15 36 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (6.97%) Security Cleared
17 34 (6.77%) Banking
17 34 (6.77%) Project Management
17 34 (6.77%) SQL Server
17 34 (6.77%) C#
18 33 (6.57%) MS Visio
19 32 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (6.37%) Windows 7
20 29 (5.78%) Data Analysis
20 29 (5.78%) XML
20 29 (5.78%) MS Project
21 27 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
22 25 (4.98%) Analytics
23 24 (4.78%) Telecoms
24 23 (4.58%) Management Information System

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.99%) CMS
3 4 (0.80%) Drupal
4 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.20%) SAS
6 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.20%) Lync
Applications
1 178 (35.46%) MS Excel
2 110 (21.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 105 (20.92%) MS Office
4 33 (6.57%) MS Visio
5 29 (5.78%) MS Project
6 5 (1.00%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.40%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.20%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 8 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (1.59%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.80%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.60%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.20%) SAP SEM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.40%) Google Apps
1 2 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.59%) ATM
2 7 (1.39%) Internet
2 7 (1.39%) Firewall
3 6 (1.20%) Network Security
4 4 (0.80%) LAN
5 3 (0.60%) NAS
5 3 (0.60%) WAN
5 3 (0.60%) FTP
5 3 (0.60%) DNS
5 3 (0.60%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.60%) SAN
5 3 (0.60%) DMZ
5 3 (0.60%) Intranet
6 2 (0.40%) Wireless
6 2 (0.40%) LDAP
6 2 (0.40%) HTTP
7 1 (0.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.77%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (3.78%) MS Access
4 15 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (2.39%) QlikView
5 12 (2.39%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.20%) MySQL
9 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.00%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.80%) Essbase
10 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.60%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.20%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (1.00%) StarTeam
2 3 (0.60%) JIRA
2 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.40%) Grunt
3 2 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) Selenium
4 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.20%) TestNG
4 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) JUnit
4 1 (0.20%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
General
1 161 (32.07%) Finance
2 34 (6.77%) Banking
3 24 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.98%) Retail
4 20 (3.98%) Marketing
5 19 (3.78%) Front Office
6 15 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.39%) Billing
8 11 (2.19%) Publishing
9 7 (1.39%) Legal
10 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.80%) Law
12 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.40%) Advertising
13 2 (0.40%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.40%) Hindi Language
13 2 (0.40%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 136 (27.09%) Analyst
2 93 (18.53%) Developer
3 59 (11.75%) Microsoft Specialist
4 40 (7.97%) Applications Specialist
5 32 (6.37%) Business Analyst
6 29 (5.78%) Administrator
7 28 (5.58%) Data Analyst
8 23 (4.58%) Excel Developer
9 21 (4.18%) Project Manager
10 19 (3.78%) Coordinator
11 18 (3.59%) VBA Developer
12 17 (3.39%) Consultant
13 16 (3.19%) Excel VBA Developer
14 15 (2.99%) Architect
15 13 (2.59%) Technical Leader
15 13 (2.59%) Report Analyst
16 11 (2.19%) Technical Developer
16 11 (2.19%) Lead Developer
17 10 (1.99%) MI Analyst
17 10 (1.99%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (8.96%) .NET
2 29 (5.78%) XML
3 17 (3.39%) HTML
4 15 (2.99%) ASP.NET
4 15 (2.99%) CSS
5 12 (2.39%) STL
5 12 (2.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 8 (1.59%) JSON
7 7 (1.39%) Web Services
8 5 (1.00%) WPF
9 4 (0.80%) XSD
9 4 (0.80%) XSLT
9 4 (0.80%) MDX
10 3 (0.60%) Ajax
10 3 (0.60%) RESTful
11 2 (0.40%) WebGL
11 2 (0.40%) Raphaël
11 2 (0.40%) Sass
11 2 (0.40%) Highcharts JS
11 2 (0.40%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 78 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (11.55%) E-Learning
3 23 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.19%) Derivative
5 14 (2.79%) Fixed Income
6 12 (2.39%) Grid Computing
6 12 (2.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 11 (2.19%) Statistics
8 10 (1.99%) NHS
9 9 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.79%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.39%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.39%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.20%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.80%) New Media
12 4 (0.80%) Equities
12 4 (0.80%) PMI
12 4 (0.80%) Data Conversion
12 4 (0.80%) Open Source
12 4 (0.80%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.56%) Windows
2 32 (6.37%) Windows 7
3 18 (3.59%) UNIX
4 7 (1.39%) Linux
5 4 (0.80%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.20%) AIX
7 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (7.77%) Migration
2 36 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (6.77%) Project Management
4 32 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (5.78%) Data Analysis
6 27 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (4.98%) Analytics
8 23 (4.58%) Project Planning
9 21 (4.18%) Data Modelling
10 20 (3.98%) OO
11 19 (3.78%) Business Analysis
11 19 (3.78%) PRINCE2
12 18 (3.59%) Workflow
12 18 (3.59%) ITIL
13 17 (3.39%) Performance Management
13 17 (3.39%) Service Management
13 17 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (3.19%) Line Management
14 16 (3.19%) Validation
15 15 (2.99%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 97 (19.32%) SQL
2 64 (12.75%) VBA
3 34 (6.77%) C#
4 22 (4.38%) Python
5 18 (3.59%) C++
6 16 (3.19%) VB
7 14 (2.79%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.59%) VBScript
9 11 (2.19%) C
9 11 (2.19%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.79%) Java
11 8 (1.59%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.20%) PHP
13 5 (1.00%) Ruby
14 4 (0.80%) R
14 4 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (0.80%) Korn
15 3 (0.60%) AWK
15 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.60%) sed
Qualifications
1 42 (8.37%) Degree
2 35 (6.97%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.59%) MOS
3 18 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.39%) ISEB
5 6 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.00%) A+ Certification
6 5 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.00%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.60%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.40%) CISSP
8 2 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.20%) CIPD
9 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) NVQ Level 4
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.39%) QA
2 5 (1.00%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.60%) SLA
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) EMIR
5 1 (0.20%) P3O
5 1 (0.20%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (0.40%) Firmware
1 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.00%) WMI
2 4 (0.80%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.20%) SCCM
3 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 151 (30.08%) Microsoft
2 52 (10.36%) Oracle
3 23 (4.58%) SAP
4 16 (3.19%) Google
5 13 (2.59%) Business Objects
6 8 (1.59%) Hyperion
6 8 (1.59%) Cisco
7 7 (1.39%) Tableau
8 6 (1.20%) Apple
8 6 (1.20%) HP
8 6 (1.20%) Fujitsu
9 5 (1.00%) Informatica
9 5 (1.00%) Cognos
10 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.80%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.80%) Adobe
10 4 (0.80%) Sun
11 3 (0.60%) Borland
11 3 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.60%) Siebel
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