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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 217 180 190
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +10
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 47 57 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.67% 0.50%
As % of the Applications category 3.17% 4.64% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 13
Average daily rate
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£275 £258 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £338 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £225 £253
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.91 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.83% -36.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £15.35
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -18.56%
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
1484 1228 1183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.87% 14.48% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 548 450
Average daily rate £315 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 141 227
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £28.00 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 November 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
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 November 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
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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 -3 14 £193 +60.41%
Hampshire -12 12 £340 +51.11% 3
Berkshire -3 11 £413 +37.50% 3
Surrey -8 7 £208 -21.69% 1
Oxfordshire -22 3 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 42 (34.43%) MS Excel
2 40 (32.79%) Finance
3 32 (26.23%) Microsoft
4 27 (22.13%) Migration
4 27 (22.13%) Telecoms
5 20 (16.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (13.11%) MS Office
7 16 (13.11%) Windows
8 15 (12.30%) MS Visio
8 15 (12.30%) Project Management
9 14 (11.48%) UNIX
9 14 (11.48%) SAP
9 14 (11.48%) MS Project
9 14 (11.48%) Security Cleared
10 13 (10.66%) Oracle
11 12 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (9.84%) Windows 7
11 12 (9.84%) Change Control
11 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (9.84%) Billing
12 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared
12 11 (9.02%) SQL
12 11 (9.02%) MS Access
12 11 (9.02%) Validation
13 10 (8.20%) Management Information System
13 10 (8.20%) Service Management
13 10 (8.20%) Data Validation
14 9 (7.38%) Data Migration
14 9 (7.38%) Asset Management

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.64%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.82%) CMS
3 1 (0.82%) Lync
3 1 (0.82%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 42 (34.43%) MS Excel
2 20 (16.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (13.11%) MS Office
4 15 (12.30%) MS Visio
5 14 (11.48%) MS Project
6 2 (1.64%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP SEM
1 1 (0.82%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.82%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.82%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) ATM
1 7 (5.74%) Firewall
2 6 (4.92%) NAS
2 6 (4.92%) FTP
2 6 (4.92%) HTTPS
2 6 (4.92%) Internet
3 5 (4.10%) DNS
4 4 (3.28%) LAN
4 4 (3.28%) WAN
4 4 (3.28%) DMZ
4 4 (3.28%) SAN
5 2 (1.64%) GGSN
5 2 (1.64%) SGSN
5 2 (1.64%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.64%) SNMP
5 2 (1.64%) Intranet
5 2 (1.64%) SSL
6 1 (0.82%) 4G
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.02%) MS Access
2 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.64%) FileMaker
6 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.82%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.82%) Essbase
7 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) StarTeam
General
1 40 (32.79%) Finance
2 27 (22.13%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.84%) Billing
4 8 (6.56%) Marketing
5 5 (4.10%) Retail
6 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.64%) Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Electronics
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (31.15%) Analyst
2 14 (11.48%) Coordinator
3 13 (10.66%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.84%) Developer
5 10 (8.20%) Architect
5 10 (8.20%) Administrator
6 8 (6.56%) Consultant
6 8 (6.56%) Data Analyst
6 8 (6.56%) Project Coordinator
7 6 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Systems Developer
8 5 (4.10%) CRM Developer
8 5 (4.10%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Hardware Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Project Support Coordinator
9 4 (3.28%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.28%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.46%) Business Consultant
10 3 (2.46%) SQL Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) JSON
1 2 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.46%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.64%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.64%) NHS
6 1 (0.82%) PMI
6 1 (0.82%) GIS
6 1 (0.82%) DTV
6 1 (0.82%) New Media
6 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.11%) Windows
2 14 (11.48%) UNIX
3 12 (9.84%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.92%) Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.13%) Migration
2 17 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (12.30%) Project Management
4 12 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (9.84%) Change Control
5 11 (9.02%) Validation
6 10 (8.20%) Service Management
6 10 (8.20%) Data Validation
7 9 (7.38%) Data Migration
7 9 (7.38%) Asset Management
8 8 (6.56%) Data Analysis
8 8 (6.56%) Time Management
8 8 (6.56%) Configuration Management
8 8 (6.56%) CRM
8 8 (6.56%) ITIL
9 6 (4.92%) Change Management
9 6 (4.92%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.10%) Email Marketing
10 5 (4.10%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.10%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.02%) SQL
2 6 (4.92%) Korn
2 6 (4.92%) sed
2 6 (4.92%) AWK
2 6 (4.92%) T-SQL
2 6 (4.92%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.10%) VBA
4 2 (1.64%) VB
5 1 (0.82%) C
5 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.74%) Degree
4 4 (3.28%) ISEB
5 2 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.82%) Siebel Certification
6 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.82%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.82%) P3O
2 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.82%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.82%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.48%) SAP
3 13 (10.66%) Oracle
4 8 (6.56%) HP
5 6 (4.92%) Sun
5 6 (4.92%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.10%) Sage
6 5 (4.10%) Business Objects
6 5 (4.10%) Remedy
6 5 (4.10%) Zoho
7 4 (3.28%) VMware
7 4 (3.28%) NetApp
7 4 (3.28%) EMC
8 3 (2.46%) Informatica
8 3 (2.46%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (2.46%) Alias
8 3 (2.46%) Teradata
9 2 (1.64%) NetCracker
9 2 (1.64%) Comptel
10 1 (0.82%) Cisco
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