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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 350 342 313
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -29
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 236 237 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Applications category 3.87% 3.69% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 142 123
Average daily rate
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£275 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
-30.83% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 24
Average hourly rate £15.98 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.53% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.02 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £45.75 £23.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.24 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +15.38%
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
6097 6418 5591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.24% 13.22% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3380 3366 2872
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 601 620 667
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.99 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.16% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.79 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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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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 -1 95 £350 +12.00% 13
South East -16 58 £180 -44.61% 4
North West -1 29 £138 -57.69% 8
West Midlands -6 17 £313 -13.79% 1
Yorkshire -12 14 £275 +46.66% 3
South West -10 11 £245 -4.85% 1
East of England +3 9 £225 -23.72% 3
East Midlands -5 6 £150 -42.85%
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 148 (32.74%) Finance
2 101 (22.35%) MS Excel
3 76 (16.81%) Microsoft
4 74 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (15.04%) SQL
6 57 (12.61%) VBA
7 51 (11.28%) MS Office
8 45 (9.96%) Degree
9 43 (9.51%) Oracle
10 36 (7.96%) Security Cleared
10 36 (7.96%) MS PowerPoint
11 34 (7.52%) Data Analysis
11 34 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (7.52%) Project Management
12 32 (7.08%) .NET
13 31 (6.86%) Windows
14 30 (6.64%) HTML
14 30 (6.64%) Analytics
15 29 (6.42%) OO
16 28 (6.19%) MS Visio
16 28 (6.19%) CSS
17 27 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (5.97%) Management Information System
17 27 (5.97%) Migration
17 27 (5.97%) Banking
18 25 (5.53%) Google
18 25 (5.53%) C#
19 24 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
19 24 (5.31%) SC Cleared
20 23 (5.09%) Marketing

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 13 (2.88%) CMS
2 12 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.55%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.88%) Drupal
5 3 (0.66%) SAS
6 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.22%) Lync
7 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 101 (22.35%) MS Excel
2 51 (11.28%) MS Office
3 36 (7.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (6.19%) MS Visio
5 20 (4.42%) MS Project
6 7 (1.55%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.44%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (2.88%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.11%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.88%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.66%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.22%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.22%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.21%) SaaS
2 2 (0.44%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.22%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.88%) ATM
1 13 (2.88%) Internet
2 11 (2.43%) Network Security
3 8 (1.77%) Wireless
4 5 (1.11%) Firewall
4 5 (1.11%) Intranet
5 4 (0.88%) DNS
6 3 (0.66%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.66%) SAN
6 3 (0.66%) DMZ
6 3 (0.66%) LAN
6 3 (0.66%) FTP
6 3 (0.66%) NAS
7 2 (0.44%) MPLS
7 2 (0.44%) VLAN
7 2 (0.44%) HTTP
7 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.44%) VPN
7 2 (0.44%) VoIP
7 2 (0.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (2.65%) Data Mining
6 11 (2.43%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.21%) MS Access
8 9 (1.99%) QlikView
9 8 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.33%) MySQL
11 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.88%) Essbase
12 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.44%) Data Mart
13 2 (0.44%) Big Data
13 2 (0.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (0.88%) StarTeam
2 3 (0.66%) JIRA
3 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.44%) Grunt
4 1 (0.22%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.22%) Subversion
4 1 (0.22%) Selenium
4 1 (0.22%) TestNG
4 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.22%) JUnit
General
1 148 (32.74%) Finance
2 27 (5.97%) Banking
3 23 (5.09%) Front Office
3 23 (5.09%) Marketing
4 15 (3.32%) Publishing
5 14 (3.10%) Retail
6 12 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.21%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.55%) Advertising
9 6 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.33%) Legal
10 5 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.88%) Law
12 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.44%) Local Government
12 2 (0.44%) Billing
12 2 (0.44%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.44%) Hindi Language
13 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 140 (30.97%) Analyst
2 91 (20.13%) Developer
3 36 (7.96%) Business Analyst
4 34 (7.52%) Data Analyst
5 33 (7.30%) Administrator
6 29 (6.42%) Coordinator
7 21 (4.65%) Excel Developer
8 17 (3.76%) VBA Developer
9 16 (3.54%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.10%) Web Developer
10 14 (3.10%) Excel VBA Developer
11 13 (2.88%) Architect
12 11 (2.43%) Consultant
12 11 (2.43%) Performance Analyst
13 10 (2.21%) Report Analyst
13 10 (2.21%) Project Coordinator
14 9 (1.99%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (1.99%) Technical Architect
14 9 (1.99%) Business Manager
15 8 (1.77%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.08%) .NET
2 30 (6.64%) HTML
3 28 (6.19%) CSS
4 20 (4.42%) XML
5 10 (2.21%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.99%) Ajax
7 8 (1.77%) HTML5
8 6 (1.33%) WCF
8 6 (1.33%) WPF
8 6 (1.33%) jQuery
8 6 (1.33%) CSS3
9 5 (1.11%) JSON
9 5 (1.11%) WinForms
9 5 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (1.11%) STL
9 5 (1.11%) Web Services
9 5 (1.11%) MSMQ
9 5 (1.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (0.88%) MDX
11 3 (0.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 74 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.87%) Visualisation
4 14 (3.10%) Derivative
5 13 (2.88%) Statistics
5 13 (2.88%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.65%) NHS
7 11 (2.43%) Raspberry Pi
8 10 (2.21%) User Experience
9 9 (1.99%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.55%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.55%) Open Source
11 6 (1.33%) RIA
12 5 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.11%) Grid Computing
12 5 (1.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (1.11%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.11%) Equities
12 5 (1.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.86%) Windows
2 17 (3.76%) Windows 7
3 14 (3.10%) UNIX
4 7 (1.55%) Linux
5 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (7.52%) Project Management
1 34 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (7.52%) Data Analysis
2 30 (6.64%) Analytics
3 29 (6.42%) OO
4 27 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (5.97%) Migration
5 24 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
6 21 (4.65%) Business Analysis
7 20 (4.42%) Validation
7 20 (4.42%) Data Modelling
8 19 (4.20%) Time Management
9 18 (3.98%) ITIL
9 18 (3.98%) PRINCE2
9 18 (3.98%) Workflow
10 17 (3.76%) Web Design
11 16 (3.54%) Software Engineering
11 16 (3.54%) Line Management
12 15 (3.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (15.04%) SQL
2 57 (12.61%) VBA
3 25 (5.53%) C#
4 22 (4.87%) Python
5 13 (2.88%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.65%) VB
6 12 (2.65%) VB.NET
7 11 (2.43%) C
7 11 (2.43%) Java
8 9 (1.99%) C++
8 9 (1.99%) Ruby
8 9 (1.99%) VBScript
9 8 (1.77%) R
10 5 (1.11%) PHP
11 4 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.66%) sed
12 3 (0.66%) Korn
12 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.66%) AWK
Qualifications
1 45 (9.96%) Degree
2 36 (7.96%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.31%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.55%) ISEB
6 5 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.66%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.44%) CIPD
9 2 (0.44%) NVQ Level 4
9 2 (0.44%) AAT
9 2 (0.44%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.44%) CCAB
9 2 (0.44%) MOS
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.22%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.43%) QA
2 5 (1.11%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (0.66%) GCP
4 2 (0.44%) Basel III
5 1 (0.22%) DICOM
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) GAAP
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) P3O
5 1 (0.22%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.44%) Firmware
4 1 (0.22%) XenApp
4 1 (0.22%) XenServer
4 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.11%) Control-M
2 4 (0.88%) WMI
2 4 (0.88%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 76 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.51%) Oracle
3 25 (5.53%) Google
4 18 (3.98%) SAP
5 17 (3.76%) Cisco
6 13 (2.88%) Apple
6 13 (2.88%) Tableau
7 8 (1.77%) Hyperion
8 7 (1.55%) Facebook
9 6 (1.33%) HP
10 5 (1.11%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.11%) Bloomberg
10 5 (1.11%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.88%) Cognos
12 3 (0.66%) Borland
12 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.66%) Reuters
12 3 (0.66%) Remedy
12 3 (0.66%) Alias
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £220.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £230 - £259 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East of England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £120 - £135 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Rate: £220 - £280 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £120 - £135 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £308.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £240 per day
Posted: 25 days ago