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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 325 346 281
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -65
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 280 223 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.46% 0.61%
As % of the Applications category 4.28% 3.60% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 116 192
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£300 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £133 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £535 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £251 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 28
Average hourly rate £17.75 £14.00 £15.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -7.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £17.50 £33.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.30
% change year-on-year
- -2.08%
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
6545 6194 7156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.07% 12.76% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3714 3435 3811
Average daily rate £340 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 594 738
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.13 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +36 118 £375 -14.28% 11
South East +30 70 £260 +4.00% 10
East of England -10 23 £419 +29.84% 4
South West -20 17 £279 +3.24% 3
West Midlands -6 15 £225 -18.55% 2
North West -8 12 £325 +44.44% 10
Yorkshire -5 11 £364 +142.66% 1
East Midlands -7 11 £350 +16.66% 3
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 165 (32.23%) Finance
2 161 (31.45%) MS Excel
3 125 (24.41%) Microsoft
4 113 (22.07%) SQL
5 79 (15.43%) Project Management
6 73 (14.26%) MS Office
7 68 (13.28%) Degree
8 66 (12.89%) VBA
9 52 (10.16%) MS PowerPoint
10 51 (9.96%) Migration
11 50 (9.77%) Banking
12 47 (9.18%) Data Analysis
13 46 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (8.59%) SQL Server
15 43 (8.40%) Oracle
15 43 (8.40%) Telecoms
16 40 (7.81%) Management Information System
16 40 (7.81%) Windows
16 40 (7.81%) MS Project
17 38 (7.42%) PRINCE2
18 37 (7.23%) MS Access
19 34 (6.64%) Security Cleared
20 33 (6.45%) Retail
21 31 (6.05%) SAP
22 30 (5.86%) Validation
23 29 (5.66%) Service Management
24 28 (5.47%) UNIX
24 28 (5.47%) MS Visio
25 27 (5.27%) SharePoint
26 26 (5.08%) Windows 7

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 27 (5.27%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.37%) Lync
3 4 (0.78%) SAS
4 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.20%) Confluence
5 1 (0.20%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 161 (31.45%) MS Excel
2 73 (14.26%) MS Office
3 52 (10.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (7.81%) MS Project
5 28 (5.47%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.98%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.39%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.39%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.39%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (0.59%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.39%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.39%) Summit
3 2 (0.39%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.20%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Maximo
4 1 (0.20%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) SAP SEM
4 1 (0.20%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.56%) LAN
2 7 (1.37%) Firewall
2 7 (1.37%) WAN
2 7 (1.37%) ATM
3 6 (1.17%) IP Telephony
4 5 (0.98%) Internet
4 5 (0.98%) SAN
4 5 (0.98%) HTTP
4 5 (0.98%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.59%) VLAN
5 3 (0.59%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.59%) FTP
5 3 (0.59%) NAS
6 2 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.39%) 4G
6 2 (0.39%) SNMP
6 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.39%) DNS
6 2 (0.39%) SSL
6 2 (0.39%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.23%) MS Access
3 17 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.15%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.17%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.59%) QlikView
9 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.59%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.39%) DB2
10 2 (0.39%) FileMaker
10 2 (0.39%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.78%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.39%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (0.39%) Subversion
3 2 (0.39%) LSMW
4 1 (0.20%) Selenium
4 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
General
1 165 (32.23%) Finance
2 50 (9.77%) Banking
3 43 (8.40%) Telecoms
4 33 (6.45%) Retail
5 24 (4.69%) Marketing
6 18 (3.52%) Front Office
6 18 (3.52%) Billing
7 17 (3.32%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.76%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.76%) Back Office
9 8 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.56%) Publishing
10 7 (1.37%) Legal
11 5 (0.98%) Advertising
12 4 (0.78%) Games
13 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.39%) Automotive
14 2 (0.39%) Law
15 1 (0.20%) German Language
15 1 (0.20%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 172 (33.59%) Analyst
2 65 (12.70%) Developer
3 45 (8.79%) Data Analyst
4 44 (8.59%) Project Manager
5 43 (8.40%) Business Analyst
6 31 (6.05%) Coordinator
6 31 (6.05%) Administrator
7 25 (4.88%) Excel Developer
8 20 (3.91%) VBA Developer
9 17 (3.32%) Excel VBA Developer
9 17 (3.32%) Project Coordinator
9 17 (3.32%) Consultant
10 13 (2.54%) Architect
11 10 (1.95%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (1.95%) Junior
11 10 (1.95%) Database Developer
11 10 (1.95%) SQL Developer
12 9 (1.76%) Information Analyst
13 8 (1.56%) MI Analyst
13 8 (1.56%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.91%) .NET
2 10 (1.95%) ASP.NET
3 8 (1.56%) XML
4 7 (1.37%) HTML
5 5 (0.98%) JSON
6 4 (0.78%) ADO
6 4 (0.78%) WinForms
6 4 (0.78%) Django
7 3 (0.59%) Murex Flex
7 3 (0.59%) WPF
7 3 (0.59%) OLE
7 3 (0.59%) XSD
7 3 (0.59%) XSLT
7 3 (0.59%) CSS
7 3 (0.59%) Murex MxML
8 2 (0.39%) REST
8 2 (0.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (0.39%) JSP
8 2 (0.39%) STL
8 2 (0.39%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 14 (2.73%) Statistics
3 13 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.34%) PMI
5 11 (2.15%) GIS
5 11 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (2.15%) NHS
6 8 (1.56%) Data Extraction
7 7 (1.37%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.17%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.98%) Symmetrix DMX
10 4 (0.78%) Social Media
10 4 (0.78%) CLARiiON
10 4 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.78%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.78%) Derivative
11 3 (0.59%) CMDB
11 3 (0.59%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.59%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.81%) Windows
2 28 (5.47%) UNIX
3 26 (5.08%) Windows 7
4 20 (3.91%) Linux
5 8 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.37%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.59%) Solaris
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.43%) Project Management
2 51 (9.96%) Migration
3 47 (9.18%) Data Analysis
4 46 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (7.42%) PRINCE2
6 30 (5.86%) Validation
7 29 (5.66%) Service Management
8 24 (4.69%) Business Analysis
9 23 (4.49%) Change Management
9 23 (4.49%) Change Control
10 22 (4.30%) Project Planning
11 21 (4.10%) Asset Management
12 20 (3.91%) Time Management
12 20 (3.91%) Data Migration
12 20 (3.91%) Risk Management
12 20 (3.91%) ITIL
13 18 (3.52%) Data Management
14 17 (3.32%) E-Commerce
14 17 (3.32%) Analytics
15 15 (2.93%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 113 (22.07%) SQL
2 66 (12.89%) VBA
3 24 (4.69%) VB
4 18 (3.52%) C#
5 13 (2.54%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.95%) VB.NET
6 10 (1.95%) C
7 9 (1.76%) Java
8 8 (1.56%) VBScript
8 8 (1.56%) Python
9 7 (1.37%) Perl
9 7 (1.37%) C++
10 5 (0.98%) Korn
10 5 (0.98%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.59%) AWK
11 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.59%) sed
12 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.39%) PHP
12 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (13.28%) Degree
2 34 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.54%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (1.56%) ISEB
6 8 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.78%) NVQ Level 4
9 3 (0.59%) CIMA
9 3 (0.59%) ACCA
9 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.39%) MCP
10 2 (0.39%) ECDL
11 1 (0.20%) CIPD
11 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.20%) CIPFA
11 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.13%) SLA
2 14 (2.73%) QA
3 4 (0.78%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) Basel II
5 1 (0.20%) Basel III
System Software
1 11 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) XenApp
5 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.98%) SCCM
1 5 (0.98%) Nagios
1 5 (0.98%) Tivoli
1 5 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.20%) WMI
3 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 125 (24.41%) Microsoft
2 43 (8.40%) Oracle
3 31 (6.05%) SAP
4 12 (2.34%) Google
5 11 (2.15%) VMware
5 11 (2.15%) Sage
5 11 (2.15%) EMC
5 11 (2.15%) Citrix
5 11 (2.15%) Business Objects
6 10 (1.95%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.95%) NetApp
7 8 (1.56%) Cisco
8 7 (1.37%) Primavera
8 7 (1.37%) Remedy
8 7 (1.37%) HP
8 7 (1.37%) Zoho
9 6 (1.17%) Cognos
9 6 (1.17%) Mapinfo
10 5 (0.98%) Adobe
10 5 (0.98%) Sun
Essex
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £80 - £90 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent daily rate negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Engage PSG
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £276.97 - £316.53 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £750 - £900 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £480 - £530 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Docklands
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £7.50 - £9.00 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago