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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 222 181 197
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +16
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 37 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.61% 0.51%
As % of the Applications category 2.82% 3.63% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 18
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£340 £245 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% +12.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £133 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £350 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £256
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £17.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -21.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.50 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £13.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
1313 1514 1239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.22% 16.66% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 722 544
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £145 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 144 187
Average hourly rate £14.20 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.40 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £29.40 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Berkshire +1 12 £266 +1.42% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 6 - -
Hampshire -7 5 £231 +73.87%
Surrey -5 4 £425 +75.25% 3
Oxfordshire -28 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 £525 -
Kent - 1 £320 -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 20 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 18 (18.95%) MS Office
4 15 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (15.79%) Degree
5 14 (14.74%) Telecoms
5 14 (14.74%) ATM
6 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
7 11 (11.58%) Windows
8 10 (10.53%) HTML
8 10 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
8 10 (10.53%) Windows 7
9 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
9 9 (9.47%) Network Security
9 9 (9.47%) Raspberry Pi
9 9 (9.47%) Cyber Security
9 9 (9.47%) Web Design
9 9 (9.47%) CSS
9 9 (9.47%) OO
9 9 (9.47%) Cisco
9 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
9 9 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (9.47%) Apple
10 8 (8.42%) Project Management
10 8 (8.42%) Validation
11 7 (7.37%) Data Validation
12 6 (6.32%) Service Management
13 5 (5.26%) Data Mining
13 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 5 (5.26%) CMS
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) SAS
3 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.95%) MS Office
3 15 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.05%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.74%) ATM
2 9 (9.47%) Network Security
3 3 (3.16%) LAN
3 3 (3.16%) WAN
4 2 (2.11%) Intranet
4 2 (2.11%) Internet
4 2 (2.11%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.11%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.05%) Wireless
5 1 (1.05%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.05%) Essbase
2 1 (1.05%) QlikView
2 1 (1.05%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.05%) Big Data
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 34 (35.79%) Finance
2 14 (14.74%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.16%) Games
4 3 (3.16%) Legal
4 3 (3.16%) Marketing
5 2 (2.11%) Retail
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Military
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (27.37%) Analyst
2 17 (17.89%) Coordinator
3 11 (11.58%) Developer
4 9 (9.47%) Web Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Administrator
6 7 (7.37%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
9 3 (3.16%) Change Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) QA Tester
9 3 (3.16%) Tester
9 3 (3.16%) Data Administrator
9 3 (3.16%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Games Tester
10 2 (2.11%) MI Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) Financial Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 2 (2.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) Marketing Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.53%) HTML
2 9 (9.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.47%) Raspberry Pi
3 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.16%) Handset
5 2 (2.11%) EPoS
5 2 (2.11%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.11%) Statistics
6 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.05%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.05%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Windows
2 10 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.11%) UNIX
4 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
2 9 (9.47%) Web Design
2 9 (9.47%) OO
2 9 (9.47%) Cyber Security
3 8 (8.42%) Project Management
3 8 (8.42%) Validation
4 7 (7.37%) Data Validation
5 6 (6.32%) Service Management
6 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.26%) Content Management
6 5 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 5 (5.26%) Time Management
7 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.16%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.16%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.16%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.16%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (3.16%) Information Security
8 3 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) VBA
2 2 (2.11%) C
3 1 (1.05%) C#
3 1 (1.05%) C++
3 1 (1.05%) Java
3 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Degree
2 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.05%) CIPD
5 1 (1.05%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.05%) Basel III
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (9.47%) Cisco
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
1 9 (9.47%) Apple
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle
3 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.16%) Remedy
4 2 (2.11%) FatWire
4 2 (2.11%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.05%) SAP
5 1 (1.05%) Sage
5 1 (1.05%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.05%) Informatica
5 1 (1.05%) NCR
5 1 (1.05%) Pardot
5 1 (1.05%) Anaplan
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