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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 209 226 194
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -32
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 37 37 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.39% 0.57%
As % of the Applications category 3.67% 2.67% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 25
Average daily rate £285 £235 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.27% -27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £195 £280
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -30.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £12.55 £23.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.59% +74.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.98 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.51% +18.37%
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
1008 1385 1389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.77% 14.51% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 672 621
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £452 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 138 150
Average hourly rate £16.10 £15.79 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £32.50 £34.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +10 14 £310 +3.05%
Berkshire +10 13 £125 -68.75% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 7 £295 -
Surrey -9 2 £385 -23.00% 2
West Sussex - 1 £440 -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 27 (38.57%) MS Excel
2 21 (30.00%) Finance
3 20 (28.57%) ITIL
4 16 (22.86%) SQL
4 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 15 (21.43%) Migration
6 14 (20.00%) Windows
7 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
8 12 (17.14%) Oracle
9 10 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
9 10 (14.29%) SAP
9 10 (14.29%) VBA
9 10 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
10 9 (12.86%) MS Office
11 8 (11.43%) Project Management
11 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
12 7 (10.00%) HP UCMDB
12 7 (10.00%) Analytics
12 7 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (10.00%) Problem Management
12 7 (10.00%) Remedy
12 7 (10.00%) Jython
12 7 (10.00%) Web Services
12 7 (10.00%) Sybase
12 7 (10.00%) DB2
12 7 (10.00%) WebLogic
12 7 (10.00%) IIS
12 7 (10.00%) JBoss
12 7 (10.00%) Siebel

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 7 (10.00%) JBoss
1 7 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.57%) Documentum
3 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.86%) CMS
5 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (38.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.86%) MS Office
3 7 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.43%) HFM
3 1 (1.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) AdWords
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (4.29%) 2G
2 3 (4.29%) 3G
2 3 (4.29%) 4G
2 3 (4.29%) ATM
2 3 (4.29%) MPLS
3 2 (2.86%) DWDM
3 2 (2.86%) FTP
3 2 (2.86%) Internet
3 2 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (2.86%) SDH
4 1 (1.43%) Intranet
4 1 (1.43%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) DB2
3 5 (7.14%) EDRMS
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.86%) GIS
5 2 (2.86%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (2.86%) PowerPivot
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.43%) MS Access
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) JIRA
1 3 (4.29%) Selenium
1 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
1 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) French Language
4 2 (2.86%) German Language
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Analyst
2 9 (12.86%) Administrator
3 8 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Applications Support
4 6 (8.57%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Project Administrator
5 5 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.71%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.71%) Excel Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Graduate
7 3 (4.29%) Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Back Office Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Junior
7 3 (4.29%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.29%) RAN Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Report Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) ActiveX
2 2 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) CMDB
4 2 (2.86%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.86%) Handset
4 2 (2.86%) Pricing Data
4 2 (2.86%) Statistics
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.43%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.43%) EMV
5 1 (1.43%) PMI
5 1 (1.43%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Unix
2 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) ITIL
2 15 (21.43%) Migration
3 8 (11.43%) Project Management
4 7 (10.00%) Analytics
4 7 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.57%) Data Analysis
5 6 (8.57%) Service Desk Management
6 5 (7.14%) ITIL V2
7 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.71%) ERP
7 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.71%) Test Management
7 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.29%) ETL
8 3 (4.29%) Requirements Management
8 3 (4.29%) Service Management
8 3 (4.29%) SOA
8 3 (4.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) SQL
2 10 (14.29%) VBA
3 7 (10.00%) Jython
4 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.86%) C
5 2 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (1.43%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.43%) C#
6 1 (1.43%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) Java
6 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
1 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
1 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.86%) ACCA
2 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) CCAB
3 1 (1.43%) CCNP
3 1 (1.43%) CIMA
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) HNC
3 1 (1.43%) HND
3 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) GAAP
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (8.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) Oracle
3 10 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
3 10 (14.29%) SAP
4 7 (10.00%) HP
4 7 (10.00%) Remedy
4 7 (10.00%) Siebel
4 7 (10.00%) Sybase
5 4 (5.71%) Huawei
6 2 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (2.86%) BMC
6 2 (2.86%) Ciena
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.86%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.86%) Juniper
6 2 (2.86%) Mapinfo
6 2 (2.86%) Nokia
7 1 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.43%) NetApp