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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Spreadsheets
England / North West
Rank 117 136 127
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 16 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the Applications category 6.37% 6.58% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 8
Median daily rate £375 £239 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.06% +73.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £114 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £344 £201
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £10.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.62 £14.25 £14.24
% change year-on-year
-25.50% +0.07%

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
251 319 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.55% 8.56% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 158 193
Median daily rate £339 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.83% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £175 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 64
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.12 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.00 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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 21 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +27 8 £400 +111.64% 1
Cumbria +11 3 - -
Manchester +8 3 £375 +56.25% 2
Merseyside -8 1 £350 -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (36.00%) Validation
3 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (24.00%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (16.00%) VBA
6 4 (16.00%) OLAP
6 4 (16.00%) SAP
6 4 (16.00%) ECDL
6 4 (16.00%) SLA
6 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.00%) Advertising
7 3 (12.00%) Capita
7 3 (12.00%) LANDesk
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (12.00%) Management Information System

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 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.00%) MS Project
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (16.00%) OLAP
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (4.00%) MS Access
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Advertising
4 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.00%) Back Office
5 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Report Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Coordinator
3 4 (16.00%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Project Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) ERP Support
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) OBIEE Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Project Assistant
6 1 (4.00%) Project Support Coordinator
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Support Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Validation
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) Trend Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Decision Tree
4 2 (8.00%) Infographics
4 2 (8.00%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (8.00%) Neural Network
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.00%) Data Entry
5 1 (4.00%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (4.00%) Earned Value Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (4.00%) SAP Security
5 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ECDL
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (16.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) Capita
3 3 (12.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft