The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 33 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.73% 0.39% 0.60%
As % of the Applications category 6.90% 3.03% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£250 £135 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £245 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.37%
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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 Slough region.

Applications Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
29 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.55% 12.84% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 13
Average daily rate £180 £175 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -61.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £11.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +46.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.51%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) NetCracker
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Comptel
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) GGSN
3 2 (28.57%) SGSN
3 2 (28.57%) Learning Management System
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Analysis

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SNMP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
1 2 (28.57%) GGSN
1 2 (28.57%) SGSN
2 1 (14.29%) LLU
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Support Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Learning Management System
3 1 (14.29%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) NetCracker
1 2 (28.57%) Comptel
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP