The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 59 79 91
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 8 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% 0.39% 0.72%
As % of the Applications category 5.26% 2.40% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £85
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £245 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.92 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.61% -13.86%
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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 Reading region.

Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
152 167 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.55% 16.42% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 67 77
Average daily rate £400 £285 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -21.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £9.99 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £18.55 £23.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (52.94%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Change Control
3 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
4 4 (23.53%) Remedy
4 4 (23.53%) ATM
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) Publishing
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) Alias
7 1 (5.88%) Financial Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Game Development
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Xbox
7 1 (5.88%) Line Management
7 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) Games
7 1 (5.88%) Legal
7 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (5.88%) Omniture
7 1 (5.88%) Pay per click
7 1 (5.88%) Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Degree

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Coordinator
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (23.53%) Project Support Coordinator
3 3 (17.65%) Commercial Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Xbox
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Game Development
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) SEO
4 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Pay per click
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ACCA
1 1 (5.88%) CIMA
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Remedy
3 2 (11.76%) Alias
4 1 (5.88%) Omniture