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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 222 225 185
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -40
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 40 39 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.41% 0.72%
As % of the Applications category 3.76% 2.91% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 41
Median daily rate £300 £315 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £161 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £11.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +39.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.70 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £36.50 £13.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £10.04 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+34.52% -25.66%
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
1063 1340 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.03% 13.99% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 682 706
Median daily rate £330 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £170 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 149 145
Median hourly rate £19.44 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.56% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.53 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +11 13 £288 -20.41%
Berkshire +2 9 £420 +124.00%
West Sussex - 9 £345 -
Surrey +3 5 £195 -54.11%
Kent +10 2 £288 -10.15%
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £425 +57.40%
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.33%) MS Excel
4 16 (21.33%) Project Management
5 12 (16.00%) SAP
6 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2
6 11 (14.67%) Degree
7 10 (13.33%) Manufacturing
8 8 (10.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
9 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
9 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
9 7 (9.33%) MS Office
9 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
10 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (8.00%) ITIL
10 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
10 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
11 5 (6.67%) Analytics
11 5 (6.67%) Windows
11 5 (6.67%) SQL
11 5 (6.67%) Oracle
11 5 (6.67%) HP
11 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (5.33%) Law
12 4 (5.33%) Legal
12 4 (5.33%) Migration

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) JBoss
2 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (25.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (9.33%) MS Office
4 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.00%) MS Project
6 1 (1.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) VoIP
1 2 (2.67%) WebEx
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) Intranet
2 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.67%) DB2
3 2 (2.67%) GIS
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.33%) MS Access
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) LSMW
1 1 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.33%) SilkTest
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.33%) Law
4 4 (5.33%) Legal
5 3 (4.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.67%) Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Publishing
7 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.33%) Back Office
7 1 (1.33%) French Language
7 1 (1.33%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Administrator
3 8 (10.67%) Coordinator
3 8 (10.67%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.33%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Consultant
5 4 (5.33%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Junior
5 4 (5.33%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Software Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Engineering Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Excel Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) HR Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) Integration Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) .NET
1 2 (2.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
1 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.33%) CMDB
3 3 (4.00%) Contactless
4 2 (2.67%) Life Science
4 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.33%) Handset
5 1 (1.33%) Pricing Data
5 1 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) VMS
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Project Management
2 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2
3 6 (8.00%) ITIL
4 5 (6.67%) Analytics
4 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.33%) Change Control
5 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.33%) CRM
5 4 (5.33%) Migration
6 3 (4.00%) Presales
6 3 (4.00%) Time Management
6 3 (4.00%) Validation
7 2 (2.67%) Data Entry
7 2 (2.67%) Information Security
7 2 (2.67%) ITIL V2
7 2 (2.67%) Logistics
7 2 (2.67%) Quality Management
7 2 (2.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) VBA
3 2 (2.67%) Jython
3 2 (2.67%) VB
3 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.33%) Perl
4 1 (1.33%) Python
4 1 (1.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (5.33%) CCNA
5 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.00%) BICSI Certification
6 3 (4.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (4.00%) JNCIS
6 3 (4.00%) LPIC
6 3 (4.00%) MCSE
6 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.00%) RHCE
7 2 (2.67%) CIPD
7 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.33%) HNC
8 1 (1.33%) ISEB
8 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.00%) SAP
3 5 (6.67%) HP
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco
4 3 (4.00%) Dell
4 3 (4.00%) Juniper
5 2 (2.67%) Mapinfo
5 2 (2.67%) Motorola
5 2 (2.67%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.67%) Siebel
5 2 (2.67%) Sybase
6 1 (1.33%) Ariba
6 1 (1.33%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.33%) BMC
6 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.33%) Remedy