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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 377 322 352
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +30
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 242 294 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.57% 0.48%
As % of the Applications category 3.80% 4.37% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 173 122
Average daily rate
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£348 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £165 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £532 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £248
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 32
Average hourly rate £13.39 £17.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.59% +26.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.34 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +3.70%
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
6371 6721 6128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.82% 13.13% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3805 3816 3377
Average daily rate £350 £341 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 600 680 604
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +17 133 £408 +8.66% 19
South East -61 37 £270 +3.84% 6
North West -18 16 £350 +7.69% 5
East Midlands -13 12 £160 -57.33%
East of England -5 11 £190 -66.29% 1
South West -12 10 £313 +12.10%
West Midlands 0 9 £238 +5.55% 3
Yorkshire -36 7 £113 -64.45% 7
North East -22 5 £130 - 2
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 168 (36.92%) Finance
2 114 (25.05%) MS Excel
3 106 (23.30%) Microsoft
4 74 (16.26%) SQL
5 60 (13.19%) MS Office
5 60 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (11.87%) Project Management
6 54 (11.87%) Banking
7 49 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
8 45 (9.89%) Windows
9 44 (9.67%) VBA
10 43 (9.45%) Degree
11 40 (8.79%) Security Cleared
11 40 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (8.57%) Analytics
13 33 (7.25%) Front Office
14 32 (7.03%) ITIL
15 31 (6.81%) Oracle
15 31 (6.81%) Data Analysis
16 30 (6.59%) Retail
17 28 (6.15%) Asset Management
17 28 (6.15%) MS Project
17 28 (6.15%) Java
17 28 (6.15%) UNIX
18 27 (5.93%) PRINCE2
19 26 (5.71%) Management Information System
20 25 (5.49%) Service Management
21 24 (5.27%) Business Analysis
22 23 (5.05%) Migration
22 23 (5.05%) SharePoint

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.08%) SAS
3 7 (1.54%) CMS
4 5 (1.10%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.44%) WorkSite
7 2 (0.44%) Lync
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.22%) WordPress
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.22%) IIS
8 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 114 (25.05%) MS Excel
2 60 (13.19%) MS Office
3 49 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (6.15%) MS Project
5 14 (3.08%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.98%) SPSS
7 7 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.66%) Maximo
3 2 (0.44%) Agresso
3 2 (0.44%) assyst
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.22%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.22%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.22%) Endur
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.10%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.66%) SaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Google Drive
4 2 (0.44%) Office 365
4 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.22%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.30%) Internet
2 12 (2.64%) LAN
3 11 (2.42%) WAN
4 8 (1.76%) ATM
4 8 (1.76%) VLAN
4 8 (1.76%) Intranet
5 7 (1.54%) VPN
5 7 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (1.54%) Wireless
6 6 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.32%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.10%) VoIP
7 5 (1.10%) WLAN
8 4 (0.88%) DNS
8 4 (0.88%) SAN
8 4 (0.88%) MPLS
9 2 (0.44%) Firewall
9 2 (0.44%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.98%) MS Access
2 9 (1.98%) Data Mining
2 9 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.10%) MySQL
5 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (0.66%) OLAP
6 3 (0.66%) Big Data
6 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (0.44%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.44%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.44%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Subversion
2 4 (0.88%) Maven
3 2 (0.44%) JIRA
3 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.44%) Hudson
4 1 (0.22%) JBehave
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 168 (36.92%) Finance
2 54 (11.87%) Banking
3 33 (7.25%) Front Office
4 30 (6.59%) Retail
5 15 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.30%) Marketing
6 11 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.98%) Advertising
8 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.10%) Games
10 4 (0.88%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.88%) Back Office
10 4 (0.88%) Law
10 4 (0.88%) Legal
10 4 (0.88%) Billing
11 2 (0.44%) Local Government
11 2 (0.44%) Publishing
11 2 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 147 (32.31%) Analyst
2 69 (15.16%) Developer
3 40 (8.79%) Coordinator
4 39 (8.57%) Data Analyst
5 37 (8.13%) Business Analyst
6 25 (5.49%) Project Coordinator
7 24 (5.27%) VBA Developer
8 21 (4.62%) Excel Developer
8 21 (4.62%) Administrator
9 19 (4.18%) Excel VBA Developer
10 16 (3.52%) Support Analyst
10 16 (3.52%) Architect
11 15 (3.30%) Python Developer
12 13 (2.86%) Junior
12 13 (2.86%) Consultant
13 12 (2.64%) Project Manager
13 12 (2.64%) Process Analyst
14 11 (2.42%) Service Manager
15 10 (2.20%) Applications Manager
15 10 (2.20%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.62%) XML
2 18 (3.96%) .NET
3 17 (3.74%) HTML
4 13 (2.86%) CSS
5 10 (2.20%) jQuery
6 6 (1.32%) SciPy
6 6 (1.32%) NumPy
6 6 (1.32%) Middleware
7 4 (0.88%) Web Services
7 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.88%) HTML5
7 4 (0.88%) Ajax
8 3 (0.66%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.66%) WCF
8 3 (0.66%) WPF
8 3 (0.66%) CSS3
8 3 (0.66%) Spring
8 3 (0.66%) JMS
9 2 (0.44%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.18%) Credit Risk
4 18 (3.96%) Market Risk
4 18 (3.96%) Data Structures
5 16 (3.52%) Grid Computing
6 14 (3.08%) Derivative
7 11 (2.42%) User Experience
8 7 (1.54%) Statistics
8 7 (1.54%) NHS
9 6 (1.32%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.10%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.10%) iPhone
10 5 (1.10%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.10%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.10%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.88%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.88%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.89%) Windows
2 28 (6.15%) UNIX
3 19 (4.18%) Linux
4 8 (1.76%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.32%) Android
6 5 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (11.87%) Project Management
2 40 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (8.57%) Analytics
4 32 (7.03%) ITIL
5 31 (6.81%) Data Analysis
6 28 (6.15%) Asset Management
7 27 (5.93%) PRINCE2
8 25 (5.49%) Service Management
9 24 (5.27%) Business Analysis
10 23 (5.05%) Migration
11 22 (4.84%) Time Management
12 20 (4.40%) Change Management
13 18 (3.96%) Service Delivery
13 18 (3.96%) Data Management
14 17 (3.74%) OO
14 17 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (3.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (3.08%) E-Commerce
16 14 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (2.86%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 74 (16.26%) SQL
2 44 (9.67%) VBA
3 28 (6.15%) Java
4 19 (4.18%) C#
4 19 (4.18%) Python
5 16 (3.52%) Perl
6 15 (3.30%) C++
6 15 (3.30%) JavaScript
6 15 (3.30%) C
7 9 (1.98%) VB
8 7 (1.54%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.10%) PHP
9 5 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.10%) R
10 4 (0.88%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.44%) ABAP
11 2 (0.44%) Ruby
12 1 (0.22%) Groovy
12 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (9.45%) Degree
2 40 (8.79%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.52%) DV Cleared
4 9 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.76%) ISEB
6 7 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.10%) CISA
7 5 (1.10%) CIMA
8 4 (0.88%) ACCA
8 4 (0.88%) MCSE
8 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.66%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.66%) DCSE
9 3 (0.66%) APMP
10 2 (0.44%) NVQ Level 3
10 2 (0.44%) CCAB
11 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.22%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.42%) QA
2 6 (1.32%) SLA
3 5 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.44%) GMP
4 2 (0.44%) GAAP
4 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.44%) COREP
5 1 (0.22%) P3O
5 1 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.22%) GCP
5 1 (0.22%) DICOM
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.88%) XenApp
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.22%) XenServer
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) vCloud
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) Firmware
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.98%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (0.88%) SCCM
4 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.22%) Control-M
5 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.22%) SCOM
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 106 (23.30%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.81%) Oracle
3 22 (4.84%) Google
4 20 (4.40%) SAP
5 14 (3.08%) Citrix
6 12 (2.64%) Symantec
6 12 (2.64%) VMware
7 11 (2.42%) Remedy
7 11 (2.42%) Cisco
8 10 (2.20%) HP
9 6 (1.32%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.32%) Adobe
9 6 (1.32%) Tableau
10 5 (1.10%) Endeca
10 5 (1.10%) BMC
10 5 (1.10%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.10%) Dell
10 5 (1.10%) Apple
10 5 (1.10%) Baan
11 4 (0.88%) IBM
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