The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 28 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.80% 1.00% 0.36%
As % of the Applications category 3.92% 5.66% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £120 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -56.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £16.35
% change year-on-year
-14.81% -17.43%
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East Midlands

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

Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
51 53 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.40% 17.61% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 13
Average daily rate £225 £294 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.40% +8.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £75 £120 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 11
Average hourly rate £10.00 £19.88 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.68% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.88 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP