The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 33 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 19 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.37% 0.20% 0.63%
As % of the Applications category 16.38% 1.59% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 2
Median daily rate £288 £160 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.68% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £160 £167
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £283
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
Spreadsheet
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
116 63 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.67% 12.35% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 24 21
Median daily rate £300 £290 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 13 25
Median hourly rate £16.50 £24.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.95% +46.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.39
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.75%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Essex region.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Essex region.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 12 £275 -
Chelmsford +1 1 £300 +87.50%
Spreadsheet
East of England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 21 (95.45%) Internet
1 21 (95.45%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (90.91%) MS Office
2 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (90.91%) Data Analysis
3 17 (77.27%) Performance Monitoring
4 15 (68.18%) WAN
4 15 (68.18%) LAN
5 13 (59.09%) WLAN
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco
7 10 (45.45%) CCNA
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (40.91%) Strategic Planning
9 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (36.36%) CCA
9 8 (36.36%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (36.36%) NHS
9 8 (36.36%) MCSE
10 7 (31.82%) MCP
11 5 (22.73%) System Testing
12 4 (18.18%) Project Management
12 4 (18.18%) Wireless
12 4 (18.18%) Change Management
12 4 (18.18%) Firewall
13 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
13 3 (13.64%) Windows
13 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
13 3 (13.64%) Degree
13 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
14 2 (9.09%) Security Patching

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) GroupWise
Applications
1 20 (90.91%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) Internet
2 15 (68.18%) LAN
2 15 (68.18%) WAN
3 13 (59.09%) WLAN
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) Intranet
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (95.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (36.36%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Data Analysis
2 17 (77.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (40.91%) Strategic Planning
4 5 (22.73%) System Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
6 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
7 2 (9.09%) Coaching
7 2 (9.09%) Security Patching
8 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL
8 1 (4.55%) Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Network Management
8 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) Time Management
8 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CCNA
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) CCA
2 8 (36.36%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (36.36%) MCSE
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (31.82%) MCP
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) NDS
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Novell
3 1 (4.55%) VMware