The first table below looks at the demand for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Leicestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 41 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.69% - 1.17%
As % of the Applications category 9.52% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £300 - £131
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £175 £313
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
63 36 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.70% 16.29% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 13
Average daily rate £225 £345 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +72.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £441 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 9
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.32 £13.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £40.00 £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Spreadsheet
East Midlands

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 4 £300 -
Spreadsheet
East Midlands

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Data Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) Marketing
5 4 (33.33%) Sage
5 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (33.33%) VBA
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) ADO
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) PHP
7 2 (16.67%) Python
7 2 (16.67%) MS Access
7 2 (16.67%) Cognos
7 2 (16.67%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
8 1 (8.33%) LAN
8 1 (8.33%) WAN
8 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (8.33%) DNS
8 1 (8.33%) SLA
8 1 (8.33%) Windows
8 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
8 1 (8.33%) SAP

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MS Access
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Database Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Database Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Excel Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Report Writer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Data Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 4 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Sage
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos
4 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Genesys