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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 323 333 305
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 308 249 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Applications category 4.34% 4.09% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 139 151
Average daily rate
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£308 £290 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -19.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £168 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 21
Average hourly rate £15.70 £14.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £19.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.92 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.12% -13.86%
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
7091 6091 6319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.30% 12.71% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4004 3377 3271
Average daily rate £335 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 735 586 692
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £26.60 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.45%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -9 101 £425 +16.43% 19
South East -5 62 £240 -9.43% 5
South West -16 24 £283 -4.23% 4
East of England -12 17 £175 -26.31% 1
North West +2 16 £296 +20.91% 4
West Midlands -18 16 £230 -26.40% 4
Yorkshire -8 8 £345 +6.15% 1
East Midlands -27 7 £400 +120.68% 3
North East -37 2 - -
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 225 (38.86%) MS Excel
2 188 (32.47%) Microsoft
3 172 (29.71%) Finance
4 127 (21.93%) MS Office
5 123 (21.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 111 (19.17%) SQL
7 100 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
8 62 (10.71%) VBA
9 59 (10.19%) Degree
10 58 (10.02%) E-Learning
10 58 (10.02%) Project Management
11 55 (9.50%) Oracle
12 53 (9.15%) Migration
13 52 (8.98%) Windows
14 50 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 47 (8.12%) Banking
16 45 (7.77%) MS Project
16 45 (7.77%) SQL Server
17 44 (7.60%) .NET
17 44 (7.60%) Management Information System
18 39 (6.74%) SAP
18 39 (6.74%) Windows 7
19 38 (6.56%) MS Access
19 38 (6.56%) Data Analysis
19 38 (6.56%) Security Cleared
20 36 (6.22%) Telecoms
20 36 (6.22%) Retail
21 32 (5.53%) Agile Software Development
22 29 (5.01%) PRINCE2
23 28 (4.84%) VB

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.69%) SAS
3 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.35%) CMS
3 2 (0.35%) Lync
3 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.17%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.17%) Confluence
4 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 225 (38.86%) MS Excel
2 127 (21.93%) MS Office
3 123 (21.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (7.77%) MS Project
5 26 (4.49%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.86%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.52%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.35%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.35%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.17%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.35%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.17%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.17%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) SAP SEM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.17%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.52%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.73%) ATM
1 10 (1.73%) Internet
1 10 (1.73%) Firewall
2 7 (1.21%) LAN
3 6 (1.04%) WAN
4 5 (0.86%) FTP
4 5 (0.86%) HTTP
4 5 (0.86%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.86%) SAN
4 5 (0.86%) NAS
4 5 (0.86%) NetScaler
5 4 (0.69%) DNS
6 3 (0.52%) DMZ
6 3 (0.52%) Intranet
7 2 (0.35%) SSL
7 2 (0.35%) SNMP
7 2 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.35%) MPLS
7 2 (0.35%) GGSN
7 2 (0.35%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.56%) MS Access
3 25 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (2.07%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.04%) QlikView
8 6 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.04%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.35%) FileMaker
11 2 (0.35%) Siebel EIM
11 2 (0.35%) DB2
11 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (0.86%) Visual Studio
1 5 (0.86%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.35%) JIRA
2 2 (0.35%) LSMW
3 1 (0.17%) Subversion
3 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.17%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 172 (29.71%) Finance
2 47 (8.12%) Banking
3 36 (6.22%) Retail
3 36 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.84%) Marketing
5 25 (4.32%) Billing
6 18 (3.11%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.42%) Front Office
8 9 (1.55%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.04%) Advertising
10 6 (1.04%) Back Office
10 6 (1.04%) Legal
11 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.35%) Publishing
12 2 (0.35%) Automotive
12 2 (0.35%) Law
12 2 (0.35%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 169 (29.19%) Analyst
2 87 (15.03%) Developer
3 58 (10.02%) Microsoft Specialist
4 42 (7.25%) Applications Specialist
5 37 (6.39%) Project Manager
6 36 (6.22%) Data Analyst
7 35 (6.04%) Business Analyst
8 30 (5.18%) Coordinator
9 29 (5.01%) Administrator
10 21 (3.63%) Excel Developer
11 17 (2.94%) VBA Developer
12 16 (2.76%) Excel VBA Developer
13 14 (2.42%) MI Analyst
13 14 (2.42%) Architect
13 14 (2.42%) Junior
14 13 (2.25%) Project Coordinator
15 12 (2.07%) Consultant
16 11 (1.90%) Technical Leader
16 11 (1.90%) Information Analyst
16 11 (1.90%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (7.60%) .NET
2 17 (2.94%) XML
3 16 (2.76%) ASP.NET
4 11 (1.90%) STL
4 11 (1.90%) HTML
4 11 (1.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (0.86%) JSON
5 5 (0.86%) CSS
6 4 (0.69%) WinForms
6 4 (0.69%) MDX
6 4 (0.69%) WPF
6 4 (0.69%) Django
7 3 (0.52%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.52%) OLE
7 3 (0.52%) XSD
7 3 (0.52%) XSLT
7 3 (0.52%) Web Services
8 2 (0.35%) JSP
8 2 (0.35%) ADO
8 2 (0.35%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 100 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (10.02%) E-Learning
3 44 (7.60%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.25%) Fixed Income
4 13 (2.25%) Derivative
5 12 (2.07%) Statistics
5 12 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 11 (1.90%) Grid Computing
6 11 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (1.90%) NHS
7 9 (1.55%) PMI
8 8 (1.38%) Data Extraction
9 7 (1.21%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.86%) User Experience
10 5 (0.86%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.86%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.86%) GIS
11 4 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.69%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.98%) Windows
2 39 (6.74%) Windows 7
3 23 (3.97%) UNIX
4 20 (3.45%) Linux
5 10 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.21%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.52%) Solaris
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (10.02%) Project Management
2 53 (9.15%) Migration
3 50 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (6.56%) Data Analysis
5 32 (5.53%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (5.01%) PRINCE2
7 27 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (4.49%) Project Planning
9 24 (4.15%) Data Management
9 24 (4.15%) Change Control
10 23 (3.97%) Analytics
11 22 (3.80%) Data Migration
11 22 (3.80%) Validation
12 21 (3.63%) Time Management
13 20 (3.45%) Risk Management
14 17 (2.94%) ITIL
14 17 (2.94%) Change Management
14 17 (2.94%) ERP
15 16 (2.76%) Service Management
15 16 (2.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 111 (19.17%) SQL
2 62 (10.71%) VBA
3 28 (4.84%) VB
4 25 (4.32%) C#
5 16 (2.76%) Python
6 15 (2.59%) C++
7 14 (2.42%) T-SQL
7 14 (2.42%) VB.NET
8 11 (1.90%) VBScript
9 9 (1.55%) C
10 8 (1.38%) Java
11 7 (1.21%) Perl
11 7 (1.21%) Korn
12 6 (1.04%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.86%) AWK
13 5 (0.86%) sed
14 4 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.35%) Google Apps Script
15 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (10.19%) Degree
2 38 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.11%) MOS
5 10 (1.73%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.73%) ISEB
6 5 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.86%) A+ Certification
6 5 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (0.86%) NVQ Level 4
7 4 (0.69%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.35%) ECDL
9 2 (0.35%) ACCA
9 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.35%) MCP
9 2 (0.35%) CIMA
9 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.17%) AAT
10 1 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.28%) QA
2 8 (1.38%) SLA
3 4 (0.69%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.17%) Basel II
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) P3O
6 1 (0.17%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.17%) Firmware
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.17%) XenApp
3 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (0.86%) Nagios
1 5 (0.86%) Tivoli
1 5 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.35%) WMI
3 2 (0.35%) SCCM
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.17%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 188 (32.47%) Microsoft
2 55 (9.50%) Oracle
3 39 (6.74%) SAP
4 22 (3.80%) Business Objects
5 12 (2.07%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.73%) Google
7 9 (1.55%) HP
8 7 (1.21%) Informatica
8 7 (1.21%) Sage
8 7 (1.21%) Sun
8 7 (1.21%) Remedy
8 7 (1.21%) Zoho
9 6 (1.04%) Fujitsu
10 5 (0.86%) VMware
10 5 (0.86%) Cisco
11 4 (0.69%) Siebel
11 4 (0.69%) Adobe
11 4 (0.69%) EMC
11 4 (0.69%) NetApp
11 4 (0.69%) Teradata
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