The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Spreadsheets
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 56 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.57% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Applications category 8.09% 3.81% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £263 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £256
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +39.13%

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
136 105 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.43% 11.11% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 45 58
Median daily rate £350 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 4
Median hourly rate £9.50 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.73%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 January 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 Reading region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (42.86%) SLA
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) ECDL
3 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Maya
4 4 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Robotics
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) User Experience
6 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
7 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.14%) Complex ETL
7 1 (7.14%) Presales
7 1 (7.14%) Actionable Insight
7 1 (7.14%) Customer Insight
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) Maya
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Project Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Project Assistant
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Robotics
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (7.14%) Complex ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Insight
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ECDL
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft