The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 61 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.70% 0.62% 0.40%
As % of the Applications category 4.42% 3.01% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £295 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £195 £280
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -30.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.98 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.51% +18.37%
Spreadsheet
Buckinghamshire

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

Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
113 166 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.92% 20.54% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 78 75
Average daily rate £300 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £125 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 11
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.48 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) B2B
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (22.22%) BMC
5 2 (22.22%) Mapinfo
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) FTP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Remedy
5 2 (22.22%) GIS
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Metadata Management
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 2 (22.22%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
1 2 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
1 2 (22.22%) PerformancePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Business Information Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) GIS Officer
2 2 (22.22%) Information Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Process Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Access Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (11.11%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CMDB
1 2 (22.22%) Data Extraction
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Analytics
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) B2B
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Metadata Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) BMC
2 2 (22.22%) Mapinfo
2 2 (22.22%) Remedy