The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 228 184 195
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +11
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 36 67 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.73% 0.40%
As % of the Applications category 2.71% 4.48% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 21
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£315 £248 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £148 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.86 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £17.10 £16.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.04 £13.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-27.01% +5.76%
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 South East region.

Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1329 1494 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.92% 16.24% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 713 564
Average daily rate £338 £320 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £145 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 148 166
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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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
Berkshire -3 11 £188 -27.88% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £270 +45.94% 2
Hampshire -11 5 £388 +98.71% 1
Oxfordshire -21 5 £165 -40.00%
East Sussex - 5 £525 -
Surrey -13 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £320 - 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 32 (34.41%) Finance
2 23 (24.73%) MS Excel
3 17 (18.28%) MS Office
4 15 (16.13%) Telecoms
5 13 (13.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (12.90%) Degree
7 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
7 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (11.83%) ATM
8 10 (10.75%) Windows
9 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
9 9 (9.68%) Validation
10 8 (8.60%) Project Management
10 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
10 8 (8.60%) Windows 7
11 7 (7.53%) Time Management
11 7 (7.53%) Data Validation
12 6 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (6.45%) HTML
13 5 (5.38%) SQL
13 5 (5.38%) CSS
13 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
13 5 (5.38%) OO
13 5 (5.38%) LAN
13 5 (5.38%) WAN
13 5 (5.38%) Data Mining
13 5 (5.38%) Cisco
13 5 (5.38%) Remedy
13 5 (5.38%) Apple
13 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (5.38%) CMS
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) SAS
3 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (24.73%) MS Excel
2 17 (18.28%) MS Office
3 13 (13.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.15%) MS Project
5 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) assyst
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) ATM
2 5 (5.38%) LAN
2 5 (5.38%) WAN
2 5 (5.38%) Network Security
3 4 (4.30%) Intranet
3 4 (4.30%) Internet
4 2 (2.15%) Firewall
4 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.15%) SAN
4 2 (2.15%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (2.15%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.08%) Wireless
5 1 (1.08%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.08%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.08%) QlikView
4 1 (1.08%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.08%) Big Data
General
1 32 (34.41%) Finance
2 15 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.30%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.23%) Games
5 2 (2.15%) Legal
5 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.08%) Military
6 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (31.18%) Analyst
2 16 (17.20%) Coordinator
3 7 (7.53%) Developer
3 7 (7.53%) Administrator
3 7 (7.53%) Data Analyst
4 6 (6.45%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (5.38%) Change Analyst
5 5 (5.38%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.38%) Web Developer
6 3 (3.23%) Tester
6 3 (3.23%) Games Tester
6 3 (3.23%) MI Analyst
6 3 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (3.23%) QA Tester
6 3 (3.23%) Data Administrator
6 3 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (3.23%) QA Analyst
7 2 (2.15%) IT Support
7 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (2.15%) Senior Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) HTML
2 5 (5.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Raspberry Pi
2 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) Handset
4 2 (2.15%) EPoS
4 2 (2.15%) Smartcard
4 2 (2.15%) Statistics
4 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.08%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.08%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.08%) Social Media
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Windows
2 8 (8.60%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.23%) UNIX
4 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.68%) Validation
2 8 (8.60%) Project Management
3 7 (7.53%) Time Management
3 7 (7.53%) Data Validation
4 6 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (5.38%) Web Design
5 5 (5.38%) Content Management
5 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.38%) OO
5 5 (5.38%) Cyber Security
6 4 (4.30%) ITIL
6 4 (4.30%) Service Management
6 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.30%) Change Management
6 4 (4.30%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.23%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.23%) Data Management
7 3 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (3.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) SQL
2 3 (3.23%) C
3 2 (2.15%) VBA
4 1 (1.08%) C#
4 1 (1.08%) C++
4 1 (1.08%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) RPG
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Degree
2 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.15%) CIMA
5 2 (2.15%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) CIPD
6 1 (1.08%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) Basel III
3 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Apple
2 5 (5.38%) Remedy
2 5 (5.38%) Cisco
3 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.15%) FatWire
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle
3 2 (2.15%) SAP
3 2 (2.15%) HP
4 1 (1.08%) Informatica
4 1 (1.08%) NCR
4 1 (1.08%) Sage
4 1 (1.08%) Pardot
4 1 (1.08%) Anaplan
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