The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 323 361 302
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -59
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 266 198 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the Applications category 4.16% 3.30% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 106 164
Average daily rate
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£290 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £128 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £522 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £275 £240
% change year-on-year
-1.81% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £9.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.30
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -9.07%
Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6387 6009 6931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.14% 12.93% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3560 3289 3637
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 685 613 720
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.04 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Spreadsheet
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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 July 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 July 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 July 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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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 +30 122 £326 -18.62% 25
South East +22 65 £245 +8.88% 7
East of England -9 23 £538 +66.66% 4
East Midlands -2 12 £263 -12.50% 5
North West -7 11 £213 +21.42% 8
West Midlands -10 11 £225 -10.00% 1
South West -24 11 £340 +86.30% 3
Yorkshire +2 8 £325 +116.66% 2
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 166 (32.94%) Finance
2 152 (30.16%) MS Excel
3 125 (24.80%) Microsoft
4 105 (20.83%) SQL
5 87 (17.26%) Project Management
6 73 (14.48%) Degree
7 67 (13.29%) MS Office
8 65 (12.90%) VBA
9 48 (9.52%) Data Analysis
10 47 (9.33%) Telecoms
11 44 (8.73%) Migration
12 42 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 42 (8.33%) Oracle
12 42 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
13 41 (8.13%) Banking
13 41 (8.13%) SQL Server
13 41 (8.13%) PRINCE2
14 40 (7.94%) Management Information System
15 38 (7.54%) MS Project
16 36 (7.14%) Security Cleared
17 34 (6.75%) Windows
17 34 (6.75%) MS Access
18 31 (6.15%) Service Management
18 31 (6.15%) UNIX
19 28 (5.56%) MS Visio
19 28 (5.56%) SAP
20 27 (5.36%) Validation
20 27 (5.36%) Retail
21 26 (5.16%) Asset Management
21 26 (5.16%) Time Management

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.39%) Lync
3 4 (0.79%) LiveCycle
4 3 (0.60%) WordPress
4 3 (0.60%) SAS
5 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.20%) Confluence
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 152 (30.16%) MS Excel
2 67 (13.29%) MS Office
3 42 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (7.54%) MS Project
5 28 (5.56%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.19%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.60%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.40%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.40%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.40%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.40%) Summit
2 2 (0.40%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.20%) HFM
3 1 (0.20%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.20%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.20%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.20%) Maximo
3 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.20%) Agresso
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.40%) Office 365
1 2 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.19%) ATM
1 6 (1.19%) LAN
1 6 (1.19%) SDH
1 6 (1.19%) Internet
1 6 (1.19%) DWDM
1 6 (1.19%) IP Telephony
2 5 (0.99%) Firewall
2 5 (0.99%) NetScaler
2 5 (0.99%) HTTP
2 5 (0.99%) WAN
3 4 (0.79%) SAN
4 3 (0.60%) FTP
4 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.60%) DNS
4 3 (0.60%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.60%) VLAN
4 3 (0.60%) NAS
5 2 (0.40%) 4G
5 2 (0.40%) GGSN
5 2 (0.40%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.75%) MS Access
3 14 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.19%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.60%) Data Mart
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.40%) DB2
12 2 (0.40%) FileMaker
12 2 (0.40%) Siebel EIM
12 2 (0.40%) Essbase
12 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.60%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.40%) LSMW
3 2 (0.40%) Subversion
3 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.40%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.20%) JIRA
4 1 (0.20%) Selenium
4 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
General
1 166 (32.94%) Finance
2 47 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 41 (8.13%) Banking
4 27 (5.36%) Retail
5 24 (4.76%) Marketing
6 19 (3.77%) Front Office
7 18 (3.57%) Billing
8 14 (2.78%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.79%) Publishing
9 9 (1.79%) Back Office
10 6 (1.19%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.19%) Advertising
11 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.79%) Games
13 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.60%) Law
13 3 (0.60%) Legal
14 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.20%) Electronics
15 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 163 (32.34%) Analyst
2 59 (11.71%) Developer
3 44 (8.73%) Project Manager
4 43 (8.53%) Data Analyst
5 41 (8.13%) Business Analyst
6 35 (6.94%) Administrator
7 32 (6.35%) Coordinator
8 19 (3.77%) Excel Developer
9 16 (3.17%) Architect
10 15 (2.98%) Consultant
10 15 (2.98%) Project Coordinator
10 15 (2.98%) VBA Developer
11 13 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.18%) Project Administrator
12 11 (2.18%) Excel VBA Developer
13 10 (1.98%) Database Developer
14 9 (1.79%) Information Analyst
14 9 (1.79%) Delivery Manager
14 9 (1.79%) Designer
15 8 (1.59%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.78%) .NET
2 10 (1.98%) HTML
3 6 (1.19%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.19%) CSS
4 5 (0.99%) OLE
5 4 (0.79%) ADO
5 4 (0.79%) XML
5 4 (0.79%) Django
6 3 (0.60%) Murex MxML
6 3 (0.60%) Murex Flex
6 3 (0.60%) WinForms
7 2 (0.40%) JSON
7 2 (0.40%) ODBC
7 2 (0.40%) Middleware
7 2 (0.40%) WPF
7 2 (0.40%) REST
8 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.20%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.20%) HTML5
8 1 (0.20%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.94%) Management Information System
2 15 (2.98%) NHS
3 12 (2.38%) GIS
4 11 (2.18%) PMI
4 11 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (2.18%) Statistics
4 11 (2.18%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.39%) Data Extraction
5 7 (1.39%) Symmetrix DMX
6 6 (1.19%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.19%) CLARiiON
7 5 (0.99%) Fixed Income
7 5 (0.99%) CMDB
8 4 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (0.79%) Social Media
8 4 (0.79%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.60%) Xbox
9 3 (0.60%) Derivative
9 3 (0.60%) Informatics
9 3 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.75%) Windows
2 31 (6.15%) UNIX
3 17 (3.37%) Linux
4 16 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.40%) Solaris
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (17.26%) Project Management
2 48 (9.52%) Data Analysis
3 44 (8.73%) Migration
4 42 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (8.13%) PRINCE2
6 31 (6.15%) Service Management
7 27 (5.36%) Validation
8 26 (5.16%) Change Management
8 26 (5.16%) Asset Management
8 26 (5.16%) Time Management
9 24 (4.76%) Change Control
10 23 (4.56%) Business Analysis
11 22 (4.37%) Project Planning
12 19 (3.77%) Configuration Management
12 19 (3.77%) Risk Management
12 19 (3.77%) ITIL
13 18 (3.57%) Analytics
13 18 (3.57%) Data Migration
14 17 (3.37%) E-Commerce
14 17 (3.37%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (20.83%) SQL
2 65 (12.90%) VBA
3 23 (4.56%) VB
4 13 (2.58%) T-SQL
5 12 (2.38%) C#
6 10 (1.98%) Java
7 9 (1.79%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.39%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.39%) VBScript
8 7 (1.39%) C
9 6 (1.19%) Perl
9 6 (1.19%) Python
10 4 (0.79%) Korn
10 4 (0.79%) PHP
10 4 (0.79%) C++
11 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.60%) AWK
11 3 (0.60%) sed
12 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (14.48%) Degree
2 36 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.59%) ISEB
7 6 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.79%) NVQ Level 4
9 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.40%) ECDL
9 2 (0.40%) ACCA
9 2 (0.40%) CIMA
10 1 (0.20%) CIPD
10 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.20%) PMP
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.20%) CCNP
10 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.17%) SLA
2 14 (2.78%) QA
3 3 (0.60%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) Basel III
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) Basel II
5 1 (0.20%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.40%) XenApp
4 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.99%) Tivoli
1 5 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (0.99%) Nagios
1 5 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (0.79%) SCCM
3 3 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 125 (24.80%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.33%) Oracle
3 28 (5.56%) SAP
4 14 (2.78%) VMware
5 13 (2.58%) Citrix
6 12 (2.38%) EMC
7 11 (2.18%) NetApp
7 11 (2.18%) Sage
7 11 (2.18%) Business Objects
8 10 (1.98%) Google
9 9 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.39%) Mapinfo
10 7 (1.39%) Remedy
10 7 (1.39%) Zoho
10 7 (1.39%) Primavera
11 6 (1.19%) Isilon
11 6 (1.19%) HP
11 6 (1.19%) Cisco
11 6 (1.19%) Cognos
12 4 (0.79%) Adobe
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