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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 208 192 178
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 58 45 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Applications category 3.91% 3.14% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 11
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£180 £325 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
-30.83% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +153.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.40 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £131.25 £79.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.24 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +15.38%
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
1483 1434 1156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.75% 15.37% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 630 453
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £145 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 162 199
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.27 £10.50 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £44.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 31 March 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
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 31 March 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
Buckinghamshire +4 20 £263 +5.00% 1
Berkshire -6 15 £260 -33.96%
Oxfordshire - 11 £180 -
Hampshire -1 8 £131 -70.83% 2
Kent - 2 £250 - 1
Surrey -7 1 £500 +53.84%
Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 34 (35.79%) Finance
2 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
3 16 (16.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (14.74%) MS Office
4 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (13.68%) Security Cleared
5 13 (13.68%) ATM
6 12 (12.63%) Windows
6 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
7 11 (11.58%) Systems Analysis
7 11 (11.58%) Web Design
7 11 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (11.58%) Apple
7 11 (11.58%) CSS
7 11 (11.58%) HTML
7 11 (11.58%) Cisco
7 11 (11.58%) OO
7 11 (11.58%) Network Security
7 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
7 11 (11.58%) Raspberry Pi
7 11 (11.58%) Cyber Security
8 10 (10.53%) Degree
8 10 (10.53%) MS Visio
8 10 (10.53%) Telecoms
9 9 (9.47%) Oracle
9 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
10 8 (8.42%) Time Management
10 8 (8.42%) Project Management
10 8 (8.42%) UNIX
10 8 (8.42%) Validation

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (7.37%) CMS
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.05%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.05%) Drupal
3 1 (1.05%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
2 16 (16.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (14.74%) MS Office
4 10 (10.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.68%) ATM
2 11 (11.58%) Network Security
3 3 (3.16%) NAS
3 3 (3.16%) Firewall
3 3 (3.16%) FTP
3 3 (3.16%) DNS
3 3 (3.16%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.16%) DMZ
4 1 (1.05%) Intranet
4 1 (1.05%) 3G
4 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.16%) Essbase
3 2 (2.11%) QlikView
3 2 (2.11%) MS Access
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) StarTeam
General
1 34 (35.79%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.16%) Legal
4 3 (3.16%) Marketing
5 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.11%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Billing
6 1 (1.05%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (27.37%) Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Developer
3 12 (12.63%) Coordinator
3 12 (12.63%) Administrator
4 11 (11.58%) Web Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Configuration Analyst
9 2 (2.11%) Marketing Analyst
9 2 (2.11%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (2.11%) Data Entry Analyst
9 2 (2.11%) Head of Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.11%) Systems Support
9 2 (2.11%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (2.11%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.11%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) HTML
1 11 (11.58%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.58%) Raspberry Pi
3 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.21%) New Media
5 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.11%) Statistics
5 2 (2.11%) PMI
5 2 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.05%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
6 1 (1.05%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Windows
2 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.42%) UNIX
4 3 (3.16%) Linux
4 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.58%) OO
1 11 (11.58%) Web Design
1 11 (11.58%) Systems Analysis
1 11 (11.58%) Cyber Security
2 8 (8.42%) Time Management
2 8 (8.42%) Validation
2 8 (8.42%) Project Management
3 7 (7.37%) ITIL
3 7 (7.37%) PRINCE2
3 7 (7.37%) Migration
3 7 (7.37%) Data Validation
4 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
4 6 (6.32%) Business Analysis
4 6 (6.32%) Data Modelling
4 6 (6.32%) Service Management
5 5 (5.26%) Change Management
6 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.21%) Data Analysis
6 4 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.21%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.37%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) C
3 3 (3.16%) VBA
3 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.16%) AWK
3 3 (3.16%) Korn
3 3 (3.16%) sed
4 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.53%) Degree
4 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.05%) CIPD
6 1 (1.05%) ISEB
6 1 (1.05%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
1 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.05%) Basel III
1 1 (1.05%) P3O
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) WMI
1 4 (4.21%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.58%) Apple
2 11 (11.58%) Cisco
3 9 (9.47%) Oracle
4 4 (4.21%) HP
5 3 (3.16%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.16%) Borland
5 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.16%) SAP
5 3 (3.16%) Sun
5 3 (3.16%) Alias
6 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.11%) Remedy
7 1 (1.05%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
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