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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 234 175 195
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +20
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 36 76 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.83% 0.48%
As % of the Applications category 2.71% 5.25% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 49 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £133 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £361 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £275 £248
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.75 £17.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -13.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £10.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £18.00 £17.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +3.70%
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
1330 1447 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.42% 15.82% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 718 580
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 155 136
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -12.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.22 £29.95 £27.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -21 10 £278 +50.27%
Berkshire -16 9 £206 -36.53%
Hampshire -18 5 £298 +24.30% 1
East Sussex - 5 - - 1
Surrey -11 2 £600 +152.63% 1
West Sussex -18 2 - -
Oxfordshire -24 2 £165 -40.00% 2
Middlesex +4 1 - -
Kent - 1 £320 -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (37.21%) Finance
2 24 (27.91%) MS Excel
3 14 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (15.12%) MS Office
5 12 (13.95%) Project Management
6 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
6 11 (12.79%) Telecoms
7 9 (10.47%) Windows
7 9 (10.47%) Degree
7 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
8 8 (9.30%) ATM
9 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.14%) SQL
9 7 (8.14%) Time Management
10 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
10 6 (6.98%) QA
10 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
10 6 (6.98%) Remedy
11 5 (5.81%) Validation
11 5 (5.81%) CMS
11 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
11 5 (5.81%) LAN
11 5 (5.81%) WAN
11 5 (5.81%) ITIL
11 5 (5.81%) Content Management
11 5 (5.81%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
12 4 (4.65%) Data Validation
12 4 (4.65%) VBA

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.81%) CMS
3 2 (2.33%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (15.12%) MS Office
4 2 (2.33%) MS Project
4 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) assyst
1 2 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) ATM
2 5 (5.81%) LAN
2 5 (5.81%) WAN
3 4 (4.65%) Intranet
3 4 (4.65%) Internet
4 2 (2.33%) Firewall
4 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.33%) SAN
4 2 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.16%) Network Security
5 1 (1.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
1 3 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.16%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) QlikView
3 1 (1.16%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.16%) Big Data
General
1 32 (37.21%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.49%) Marketing
3 3 (3.49%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.49%) Games
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (33.72%) Analyst
2 15 (17.44%) Coordinator
3 8 (9.30%) Administrator
4 7 (8.14%) Project Coordinator
5 6 (6.98%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Change Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Tester
7 3 (3.49%) Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) QA Tester
7 3 (3.49%) Project Administrator
7 3 (3.49%) Games Tester
7 3 (3.49%) MI Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) QA Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Data Administrator
8 2 (2.33%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.16%) CSS
2 1 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) Handset
4 2 (2.33%) Statistics
4 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.33%) CMDB
4 2 (2.33%) EPoS
4 2 (2.33%) Smartcard
4 2 (2.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.16%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.16%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.16%) Social Media
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.49%) UNIX
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.95%) Project Management
2 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2
2 7 (8.14%) Time Management
3 5 (5.81%) ITIL
3 5 (5.81%) Validation
3 5 (5.81%) Content Management
3 5 (5.81%) Data Analysis
4 4 (4.65%) Service Management
4 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.65%) Change Management
4 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce
4 4 (4.65%) Data Validation
5 3 (3.49%) Data Entry
5 3 (3.49%) Game Development
5 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.49%) Software Testing
5 3 (3.49%) Migration
5 3 (3.49%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (3.49%) Information Security
5 3 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.14%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) VBA
2 4 (4.65%) C
3 1 (1.16%) C#
3 1 (1.16%) C++
3 1 (1.16%) Java
3 1 (1.16%) RPG
3 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.33%) CIMA
5 1 (1.16%) CIPD
5 1 (1.16%) ACCA
5 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) Basel III
3 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Remedy
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
4 2 (2.33%) FatWire
4 2 (2.33%) HP
4 2 (2.33%) BMC
5 1 (1.16%) Informatica
5 1 (1.16%) NCR
5 1 (1.16%) Lotus
5 1 (1.16%) Apple
5 1 (1.16%) Sage
5 1 (1.16%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.16%) Google
5 1 (1.16%) Pardot
5 1 (1.16%) Anaplan
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco
5 1 (1.16%) PeopleSoft