The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 208 183 182
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 42 54 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.65% 0.62%
As % of the Applications category 2.82% 4.39% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 27
Average daily rate £325 £150 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -52.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £103 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £175 £313
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 9
Average hourly rate £33.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.16 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.25 £51.70 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1488 1231 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.36% 14.71% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 485 610
Average daily rate £325 £314 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 212 208
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.25 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Spreadsheet
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 18 £325 -31.57% 2
Surrey -12 11 £350 +129.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -22 9 £245 +66.10%
Hampshire +2 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 37 (37.37%) MS Excel
2 28 (28.28%) Finance
3 27 (27.27%) Project Management
4 25 (25.25%) MS Office
5 22 (22.22%) SQL
5 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 19 (19.19%) Telecoms
7 18 (18.18%) Service Management
8 15 (15.15%) Business Objects
8 15 (15.15%) Analytics
9 14 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (14.14%) Migration
10 13 (13.13%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (12.12%) Time Management
11 12 (12.12%) ITIL
11 12 (12.12%) PRINCE2
12 11 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 11 (11.11%) Data Analysis
13 10 (10.10%) MS Project
13 10 (10.10%) NHS
13 10 (10.10%) Validation
14 9 (9.09%) Games
14 9 (9.09%) Change Management
14 9 (9.09%) SLA
14 9 (9.09%) Windows
14 9 (9.09%) QA
15 8 (8.08%) Degree
15 8 (8.08%) MS Visio
15 8 (8.08%) Oracle
15 8 (8.08%) Publishing

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.01%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 37 (37.37%) MS Excel
2 25 (25.25%) MS Office
3 13 (13.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (10.10%) MS Project
5 8 (8.08%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.01%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Demantra
1 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.01%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) LLU
2 3 (3.03%) Broadband
3 2 (2.02%) Intranet
3 2 (2.02%) Internet
3 2 (2.02%) LAN
4 1 (1.01%) 4G
4 1 (1.01%) LTE
4 1 (1.01%) WAN
4 1 (1.01%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.05%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.02%) MS Access
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Subversion
1 1 (1.01%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (28.28%) Finance
2 19 (19.19%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.09%) Games
4 8 (8.08%) Publishing
5 5 (5.05%) Retail
6 3 (3.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.01%) Billing
7 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Analyst
2 15 (15.15%) Coordinator
3 14 (14.14%) Administrator
4 9 (9.09%) Architect
4 9 (9.09%) Consultant
5 8 (8.08%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.08%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) Project Coordinator
6 7 (7.07%) Project Administrator
7 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.05%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Technical Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.03%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) ODBC
2 1 (1.01%) AOM
2 1 (1.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) NHS
2 5 (5.05%) Replication
3 4 (4.04%) PMI
3 4 (4.04%) Xbox
3 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.01%) CMDB
5 1 (1.01%) FMCG
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) UNIX
3 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.27%) Project Management
2 18 (18.18%) Service Management
3 15 (15.15%) Analytics
4 14 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (14.14%) Migration
5 12 (12.12%) Time Management
5 12 (12.12%) ITIL
5 12 (12.12%) PRINCE2
6 11 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.10%) Validation
8 9 (9.09%) Change Management
9 7 (7.07%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.06%) Asset Management
10 6 (6.06%) Document Management
11 5 (5.05%) eTOM
11 5 (5.05%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (5.05%) Use Case
11 5 (5.05%) Financial Analysis
11 5 (5.05%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (5.05%) VB
3 3 (3.03%) VBA
3 3 (3.03%) C
4 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.01%) Java
5 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) CIMA
6 1 (1.01%) ACCA
6 1 (1.01%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) SLA
1 9 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (5.05%) TickIT
3 3 (3.03%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.02%) GAAP
5 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.01%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.15%) Business Objects
3 8 (8.08%) Oracle
4 6 (6.06%) SAP
5 5 (5.05%) Cognos
5 5 (5.05%) IBM
5 5 (5.05%) Citrix
5 5 (5.05%) Informatica
6 4 (4.04%) Remedy
6 4 (4.04%) Primavera
6 4 (4.04%) Alias
7 3 (3.03%) VMware
7 3 (3.03%) NetApp
7 3 (3.03%) EMC
8 2 (2.02%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.01%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.01%) Omniture
9 1 (1.01%) Adobe
9 1 (1.01%) Siebel
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco
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