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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 372 363 322
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -41
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 221 229 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Applications category 3.51% 3.51% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 127 113
Average daily rate
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£283 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £175 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £527 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £280 £175
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 31
Average hourly rate £15.98 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.02 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.32 £43.05 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.24 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +7.14%
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
6290 6526 5744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.45% 13.16% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3441 3481 2962
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 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 611 635 665
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.97 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% -3.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -17 91 £365 -2.01% 12
South East -5 55 £180 -44.61% 10
North West -12 28 £210 -54.79% 6
West Midlands -10 17 £311 -14.13%
Yorkshire -33 13 £275 +19.56% 2
East of England +4 9 £225 -23.72% 1
South West -6 7 £150 -50.00% 1
East Midlands -10 3 £180 -31.42%
North East - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 142 (34.05%) Finance
2 92 (22.06%) MS Excel
3 73 (17.51%) Microsoft
4 65 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (12.95%) SQL
6 51 (12.23%) MS Office
7 46 (11.03%) VBA
7 46 (11.03%) Degree
8 36 (8.63%) Data Analysis
9 34 (8.15%) Project Management
10 33 (7.91%) Oracle
10 33 (7.91%) Security Cleared
11 32 (7.67%) MS PowerPoint
12 31 (7.43%) HTML
13 30 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (6.95%) Google
15 28 (6.71%) CSS
15 28 (6.71%) Windows
15 28 (6.71%) Analytics
16 27 (6.47%) Banking
17 26 (6.24%) OO
17 26 (6.24%) MS Visio
18 25 (6.00%) Management Information System
19 24 (5.76%) Front Office
19 24 (5.76%) C#
20 23 (5.52%) SC Cleared
21 22 (5.28%) Visualisation
21 22 (5.28%) Marketing
21 22 (5.28%) ITIL
21 22 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.88%) CMS
3 7 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.44%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.96%) Drupal
5 4 (0.96%) SAS
6 2 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 92 (22.06%) MS Excel
2 51 (12.23%) MS Office
3 32 (7.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (6.24%) MS Visio
5 15 (3.60%) MS Project
6 6 (1.44%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.96%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.72%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.24%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.24%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.12%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.92%) SaaS
3 6 (1.44%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.24%) Office 365
5 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.60%) Internet
2 14 (3.36%) ATM
3 12 (2.88%) Wireless
4 11 (2.64%) Network Security
5 8 (1.92%) LAN
6 7 (1.68%) VPN
7 6 (1.44%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.44%) VoIP
7 6 (1.44%) WLAN
7 6 (1.44%) Ethernet
7 6 (1.44%) VLAN
8 4 (0.96%) Intranet
9 3 (0.72%) WAN
10 2 (0.48%) HTTP
10 2 (0.48%) DNS
10 2 (0.48%) SAN
10 2 (0.48%) MPLS
10 2 (0.48%) Firewall
11 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.88%) Data Mining
3 10 (2.40%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.16%) MS Access
4 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.68%) QlikView
6 6 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.44%) MySQL
7 5 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.96%) Essbase
8 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.48%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.48%) Big Data
10 2 (0.48%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.24%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (0.72%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.48%) JIRA
2 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.48%) Grunt
3 1 (0.24%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.24%) JUnit
3 1 (0.24%) Subversion
3 1 (0.24%) Maven
3 1 (0.24%) Selenium
3 1 (0.24%) TestNG
3 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
General
1 142 (34.05%) Finance
2 27 (6.47%) Banking
3 24 (5.76%) Front Office
4 22 (5.28%) Marketing
5 14 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.36%) Publishing
6 12 (2.88%) Retail
7 10 (2.40%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.68%) Advertising
8 7 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.44%) Legal
10 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.96%) Law
12 2 (0.48%) Local Government
12 2 (0.48%) Hindi Language
12 2 (0.48%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.24%) French Language
13 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 127 (30.46%) Analyst
2 76 (18.23%) Developer
3 33 (7.91%) Business Analyst
4 32 (7.67%) Data Analyst
5 31 (7.43%) Coordinator
6 29 (6.95%) Administrator
7 19 (4.56%) Excel Developer
8 17 (4.08%) VBA Developer
9 15 (3.60%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.36%) Web Developer
10 14 (3.36%) Consultant
11 13 (3.12%) Project Coordinator
11 13 (3.12%) Excel VBA Developer
12 12 (2.88%) Architect
13 11 (2.64%) Performance Analyst
14 10 (2.40%) Technical Architect
15 9 (2.16%) Project Administrator
16 8 (1.92%) Support Analyst
16 8 (1.92%) Business Manager
16 8 (1.92%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.43%) HTML
2 28 (6.71%) CSS
3 16 (3.84%) .NET
4 14 (3.36%) XML
5 9 (2.16%) Ajax
6 8 (1.92%) HTML5
7 7 (1.68%) WCF
7 7 (1.68%) WPF
8 6 (1.44%) jQuery
8 6 (1.44%) CSS3
8 6 (1.44%) WinForms
9 5 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (1.20%) MSMQ
9 5 (1.20%) Web Services
9 5 (1.20%) JSON
10 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.96%) Middleware
11 3 (0.72%) RESTful
12 2 (0.48%) Flash
12 2 (0.48%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.28%) Visualisation
4 16 (3.84%) Data Structures
5 13 (3.12%) Statistics
6 12 (2.88%) NHS
7 11 (2.64%) Derivative
7 11 (2.64%) Raspberry Pi
8 10 (2.40%) User Experience
9 8 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.68%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.68%) Open Source
11 6 (1.44%) iPhone
11 6 (1.44%) RIA
11 6 (1.44%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.20%) Equities
12 5 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.20%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.71%) Windows
2 14 (3.36%) UNIX
3 10 (2.40%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.16%) Linux
5 6 (1.44%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.44%) Android
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (8.63%) Data Analysis
2 34 (8.15%) Project Management
3 30 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (6.71%) Analytics
5 26 (6.24%) OO
6 22 (5.28%) ITIL
6 22 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (5.04%) Migration
8 20 (4.80%) PRINCE2
8 20 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (4.80%) Systems Analysis
9 19 (4.56%) Business Analysis
9 19 (4.56%) Data Modelling
10 17 (4.08%) Workflow
10 17 (4.08%) Web Design
11 16 (3.84%) Validation
12 15 (3.60%) Service Management
12 15 (3.60%) Asset Management
12 15 (3.60%) Time Management
13 14 (3.36%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (12.95%) SQL
2 46 (11.03%) VBA
3 24 (5.76%) C#
4 19 (4.56%) Python
5 14 (3.36%) Java
5 14 (3.36%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.40%) C
7 9 (2.16%) Ruby
8 8 (1.92%) R
8 8 (1.92%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.68%) C++
10 5 (1.20%) PHP
10 5 (1.20%) VBScript
10 5 (1.20%) VB
11 4 (0.96%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.24%) Perl
13 1 (0.24%) ABAP
13 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.24%) AWK
Qualifications
1 46 (11.03%) Degree
2 33 (7.91%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.52%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.92%) ISEB
6 6 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.72%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.72%) MCSE
8 3 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.48%) CIPD
9 2 (0.48%) AAT
9 2 (0.48%) MCP
9 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.48%) CCAB
10 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.20%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (0.72%) GCP
2 3 (0.72%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) EMIR
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) GAAP
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) DICOM
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) Basel III
System Software
1 9 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) XenApp
3 1 (0.24%) XenServer
3 1 (0.24%) vSphere
3 1 (0.24%) vCloud
3 1 (0.24%) Firmware
3 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.20%) Control-M
2 3 (0.72%) WMI
2 3 (0.72%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 73 (17.51%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.91%) Oracle
3 29 (6.95%) Google
4 21 (5.04%) Cisco
5 20 (4.80%) SAP
6 17 (4.08%) Apple
7 13 (3.12%) Tableau
8 8 (1.92%) Hyperion
9 7 (1.68%) Facebook
10 6 (1.44%) DevExpress
10 6 (1.44%) VMware
11 5 (1.20%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.20%) HP
12 4 (0.96%) Citrix
12 4 (0.96%) Adobe
13 3 (0.72%) IBM
13 3 (0.72%) Cognos
13 3 (0.72%) BMC
13 3 (0.72%) Symantec
13 3 (0.72%) Baan
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £190 - £210 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £120 - £135 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Posted: 7 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £43 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £50 - £53 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £36 - £53 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 14 days ago
North West
HFG
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £120 - £135 per day
Posted: 25 days ago