The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 143 153 124
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 13 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Applications category 4.42% 2.97% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Median daily rate £355 £285 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.56% -12.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £250 £270
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.61 £11.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -17.85%
Spreadsheet
England

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

Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
294 438 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.41% 10.43% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 229 182
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 60 51
Median hourly rate £20.39 £14.25 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.08% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.82 £43.28 £31.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.30%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Cheshire +11 7 £385 - 1
Manchester -5 5 £166 -41.66% 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 5 (22.73%) CRM
4 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (22.73%) System Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Records Management
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.09%) Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) MS Access
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) Windows
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) SAP
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Entry
7 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (4.55%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MS Access
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.55%) Public Sector Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Support Officer
5 1 (4.55%) VBA Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (22.73%) Continuous Deployment
1 5 (22.73%) CRM
1 5 (22.73%) Records Management
1 5 (22.73%) System Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Data Entry
3 2 (9.09%) Data Management
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.55%) CHAID
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.55%) Novell