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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 55 66 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 16 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.79% 0.91% 1.76%
As % of the Applications category 8.00% 5.59% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£238 £245 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% +53.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £211 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £257 £167
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £280 £215
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +30.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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
200 143 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.35% 16.31% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 57 50
Average daily rate £293 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £249 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 17
Average hourly rate £9.00 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.96 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.50 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 2015, 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 14 (66.67%) MS Office
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) ATM
3 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
6 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.52%) Statistics
8 1 (4.76%) Service Management
8 1 (4.76%) Wireless
8 1 (4.76%) Validation
8 1 (4.76%) Banking
8 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
8 1 (4.76%) Degree
8 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
8 1 (4.76%) Data Validation
8 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (4.76%) Data Entry
8 1 (4.76%) MS Access
8 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
8 1 (4.76%) 3G
8 1 (4.76%) Remedy
8 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
8 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (4.76%) SQL
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL
8 1 (4.76%) UNIX

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MS Office
2 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
3 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) ATM
2 1 (4.76%) 3G
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MS Access
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Coordinator
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Market Risk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Market Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Data Entry Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL
1 1 (4.76%) Service Management
1 1 (4.76%) Validation
1 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
1 1 (4.76%) Data Validation
1 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (4.76%) Data Entry
1 1 (4.76%) Financial Analysis
1 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Basel III
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy