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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 395 400 345
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -55
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 188 186 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the Applications category 3.76% 3.40% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 116 148
Average daily rate £300 £323 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £134 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.98 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.13% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £9.30 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.83 £23.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.98 £13.65
% change year-on-year
-15.51% +17.06%
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
5006 5467 6063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.77% 11.75% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2982 3104 3224
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 559 592
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.27 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.34
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -5.47%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 82 £350 -15.91% 13
South East +9 38 £285 +58.33% 4
North West -6 19 £239 +73.63% 4
Yorkshire 0 16 £230 +24.32% 5
South West -5 16 £325 -6.47% 3
East of England +5 8 £344 - 1
West Midlands -20 8 £225 -7.21% 1
East Midlands -10 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (37.00%) Finance
2 123 (30.75%) MS Excel
3 102 (25.50%) Microsoft
4 73 (18.25%) SQL
5 66 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (12.00%) VBA
7 46 (11.50%) SQL Server
8 45 (11.25%) MS Office
9 44 (11.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 43 (10.75%) Banking
11 41 (10.25%) Project Management
12 37 (9.25%) Windows
13 36 (9.00%) Migration
14 34 (8.50%) ITIL
14 34 (8.50%) Degree
15 33 (8.25%) Data Analysis
16 31 (7.75%) PRINCE2
17 30 (7.50%) Oracle
17 30 (7.50%) Security Cleared
18 26 (6.50%) Management Information System
19 25 (6.25%) SharePoint
19 25 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
20 24 (6.00%) C#
20 24 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
21 23 (5.75%) Telecoms
21 23 (5.75%) Change Management
21 23 (5.75%) SAP
21 23 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
22 22 (5.50%) DV Cleared
22 22 (5.50%) Change Control

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 25 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.00%) CMS
3 7 (1.75%) IIS
3 7 (1.75%) JBoss
3 7 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.50%) Documentum
4 6 (1.50%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (1.25%) SAS
6 4 (1.00%) eRoom
7 3 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.25%) Apache
9 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 123 (30.75%) MS Excel
2 45 (11.25%) MS Office
3 44 (11.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (5.00%) MS Project
5 15 (3.75%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.50%) SPSS
7 4 (1.00%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.50%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.25%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (1.00%) TradeThru
2 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.50%) HFM
3 2 (0.50%) Maximo
3 2 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.25%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.75%) GitHub
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.50%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.25%) AdWords
3 1 (0.25%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.50%) Internet
2 4 (1.00%) 4G
2 4 (1.00%) ATM
2 4 (1.00%) DHCP
2 4 (1.00%) DNS
2 4 (1.00%) HTTP
2 4 (1.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (1.00%) Wireless
3 3 (0.75%) 2G
3 3 (0.75%) 3G
3 3 (0.75%) Intranet
3 3 (0.75%) LDAP
3 3 (0.75%) MPLS
4 2 (0.50%) DWDM
4 2 (0.50%) FTP
4 2 (0.50%) SDH
4 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.50%) VPN
4 2 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.00%) MS Access
5 8 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.75%) DB2
6 7 (1.75%) EDRMS
6 7 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.75%) QlikView
7 6 (1.50%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.50%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.25%) MySQL
8 5 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.00%) Power BI
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.75%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.75%) Capybara
2 7 (1.75%) Cucumber
2 7 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.50%) RSpec
4 5 (1.25%) Maven
4 5 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.00%) JIRA
5 4 (1.00%) MSTest
6 3 (0.75%) Selenium
6 3 (0.75%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.75%) SonarQube
6 3 (0.75%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.50%) JBehave
7 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.25%) Ant
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 148 (37.00%) Finance
2 43 (10.75%) Banking
3 23 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.00%) Front Office
5 17 (4.25%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.00%) Legal
7 10 (2.50%) Billing
8 9 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (2.00%) Back Office
9 8 (2.00%) Marketing
9 8 (2.00%) Retail
10 5 (1.25%) Local Government
11 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.75%) Electronics
12 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.75%) French Language
12 3 (0.75%) German Language
12 3 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.75%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 127 (31.75%) Analyst
2 63 (15.75%) Developer
3 39 (9.75%) Data Analyst
4 22 (5.50%) VBA Developer
5 21 (5.25%) Business Analyst
5 21 (5.25%) Excel Analyst
6 20 (5.00%) Administrator
6 20 (5.00%) Excel Developer
7 19 (4.75%) Support Analyst
8 18 (4.50%) Coordinator
8 18 (4.50%) Financial Analyst
9 17 (4.25%) Excel VBA Developer
10 15 (3.75%) Consultant
11 14 (3.50%) Architect
11 14 (3.50%) Project Manager
11 14 (3.50%) SQL Developer
12 13 (3.25%) Project Coordinator
13 11 (2.75%) Applications Support
13 11 (2.75%) Project Analyst
13 11 (2.75%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.00%) .NET
2 19 (4.75%) Web Services
3 12 (3.00%) CSS
4 10 (2.50%) jQuery
4 10 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 10 (2.50%) Velocity
5 7 (1.75%) HTML
5 7 (1.75%) RESTful
5 7 (1.75%) Sinatra
5 7 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (1.50%) REST
7 5 (1.25%) XML
8 4 (1.00%) J2EE
9 3 (0.75%) JSON
9 3 (0.75%) SOAP
9 3 (0.75%) Spring
9 3 (0.75%) XSLT
10 2 (0.50%) ActiveX
10 2 (0.50%) JMS
10 2 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 66 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.50%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.00%) NHS
4 13 (3.25%) Fixed Income
5 12 (3.00%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.00%) Derivative
5 12 (3.00%) Statistics
6 10 (2.50%) Market Risk
7 7 (1.75%) Data Extraction
8 6 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (1.25%) Equities
9 5 (1.25%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.00%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.00%) Grid Computing
10 4 (1.00%) Swaptions
11 3 (0.75%) User Experience
11 3 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.25%) Windows
2 18 (4.50%) Linux
3 17 (4.25%) Windows 7
4 16 (4.00%) Unix
5 4 (1.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.75%) Solaris
7 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.25%) AIX
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) NetWare
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (10.25%) Project Management
2 36 (9.00%) Migration
3 34 (8.50%) ITIL
4 33 (8.25%) Data Analysis
5 31 (7.75%) PRINCE2
6 25 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 24 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (5.75%) Change Management
9 22 (5.50%) Change Control
10 21 (5.25%) Risk Management
11 20 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (4.50%) Time Management
13 16 (4.00%) Analytics
13 16 (4.00%) Data Management
14 14 (3.50%) Business Analysis
14 14 (3.50%) Validation
15 13 (3.25%) Asset Management
15 13 (3.25%) Scrum
15 13 (3.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (18.25%) SQL
2 48 (12.00%) VBA
3 24 (6.00%) C#
4 19 (4.75%) C
5 15 (3.75%) Java
6 13 (3.25%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.50%) Ruby
8 7 (1.75%) Jython
9 5 (1.25%) PHP
9 5 (1.25%) VB
10 4 (1.00%) C++
10 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.50%) Groovy
12 2 (0.50%) VBScript
13 1 (0.25%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.25%) R
13 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (8.50%) Degree
2 30 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 22 (5.50%) DV Cleared
4 14 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (2.25%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.00%) ACCA
6 8 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.50%) CIMA
8 4 (1.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 4 (1.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.50%) CCAB
10 2 (0.50%) ISEB
10 2 (0.50%) MCP
10 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.25%) HNC
11 1 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.00%) Data Quality
1 8 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 8 (2.00%) SLA
2 5 (1.25%) GAAP
2 5 (1.25%) QA
3 2 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.50%) EMIR
3 2 (0.50%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.25%) COREP
4 1 (0.25%) GMP
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.75%) Firmware
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.75%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (1.50%) SCSM
3 2 (0.50%) MOM
3 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.50%) SCCM
3 2 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 102 (25.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.50%) Oracle
3 23 (5.75%) SAP
4 12 (3.00%) Sybase
5 11 (2.75%) HP
5 11 (2.75%) PeopleSoft
6 10 (2.50%) Remedy
7 9 (2.25%) Adobe
7 9 (2.25%) VMware
8 8 (2.00%) Google
8 8 (2.00%) Intel
8 8 (2.00%) Siebel
9 6 (1.50%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.50%) Huawei
10 5 (1.25%) Citrix
11 4 (1.00%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.00%) Cisco
11 4 (1.00%) Cognos
11 4 (1.00%) DataSynapse
11 4 (1.00%) Reuters
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