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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 135 126 117
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 17 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Applications category 5.28% 4.79% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Average daily rate £240 £138 £161
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.54% -14.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £201 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £230 £278
% change year-on-year
+23.91% -17.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £10.45 £11.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.14% -10.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.24 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +5.48%
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
322 334 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.47% 10.32% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 187 135
Average daily rate £300 £282 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +22.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £125 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £465 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 57 53
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside +3 6 - -
Manchester -15 6 £240 +100.00% 3
Lancashire -3 2 £338 -
Cheshire -7 2 £213 +55.09% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) Finance
3 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 11 (28.21%) SharePoint
5 8 (20.51%) Project Management
5 8 (20.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (17.95%) Windows
7 6 (15.38%) MS Office
8 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
9 4 (10.26%) MS Project
9 4 (10.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (10.26%) Change Management
9 4 (10.26%) VMware
10 3 (7.69%) SAP
10 3 (7.69%) ITIL
10 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
10 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
11 2 (5.13%) Migration
11 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
11 2 (5.13%) Huawei
11 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
11 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
11 2 (5.13%) Altiris
11 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
11 2 (5.13%) Analytics
11 2 (5.13%) FMCG
11 2 (5.13%) Software Licensing

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (28.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.13%) eRoom
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (15.38%) MS Office
4 4 (10.26%) MS Project
5 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) HFM
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DHCP
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
1 2 (5.13%) Wireless
2 1 (2.56%) 4G
2 1 (2.56%) ATM
2 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Ant
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Communications Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) PMO Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Change Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 3 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Build Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior PMO
5 2 (5.13%) Telecoms Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Information Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) BYOD
2 2 (5.13%) Data Extraction
2 2 (5.13%) FMCG
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (2.56%) Informatics
3 1 (2.56%) Life Science
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Project Management
2 4 (10.26%) Change Management
2 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.13%) Analytics
4 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Presales
4 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.13%) Release Management
4 2 (5.13%) Service Management
4 2 (5.13%) Software Licensing
4 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.13%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (2.56%) SDLC
5 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
1 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ACCA
1 2 (5.13%) CIMA
2 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ICAEW
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe
4 2 (5.13%) Altiris
4 2 (5.13%) AppSense
4 2 (5.13%) BT
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) Dell
4 2 (5.13%) Huawei
4 2 (5.13%) LANDesk
4 2 (5.13%) Symantec
4 2 (5.13%) ThinPrint
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) Capita
5 1 (2.56%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.56%) Novell
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
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