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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 207 205 180
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 46 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.42% 0.65%
As % of the Applications category 3.39% 2.59% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% +35.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £115 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £280 £214
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +30.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £52.50 £17.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.19% +202.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £52.50 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £52.50 £68.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £16.34
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.17%
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
1358 1430 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.90% 16.19% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 661 516
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £133 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 142 189
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.50 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £39.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 June 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 June 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 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 16 £250 +14.15% 4
Berkshire -4 11 £120 -28.35%
Hampshire +6 7 £128 - 2
Oxfordshire -14 6 - -
Surrey +3 3 £425 +13.33% 6
Kent - 1 £250 -
East Sussex - 1 £525 -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 30 (33.33%) Finance
2 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
3 16 (17.78%) MS Office
4 15 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (14.44%) ATM
5 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (13.33%) Degree
6 12 (13.33%) HTML
6 12 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
6 12 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 11 (12.22%) Web Design
7 11 (12.22%) CSS
7 11 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (12.22%) OO
7 11 (12.22%) Cisco
7 11 (12.22%) Apple
7 11 (12.22%) Network Security
7 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
7 11 (12.22%) Cyber Security
7 11 (12.22%) Raspberry Pi
8 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
9 9 (10.00%) Project Management
9 9 (10.00%) Windows
10 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
10 8 (8.89%) Validation
11 7 (7.78%) CMS
11 7 (7.78%) Data Validation
12 5 (5.56%) Service Management
12 5 (5.56%) Data Mining

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 7 (7.78%) CMS
2 1 (1.11%) SAS
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.78%) MS Office
3 15 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.44%) ATM
2 11 (12.22%) Network Security
3 2 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (2.22%) Intranet
3 2 (2.22%) Internet
4 1 (1.11%) 3G
4 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.22%) Essbase
3 1 (1.11%) MS Access
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.11%) QlikView
3 1 (1.11%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) StarTeam
General
1 30 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.33%) Games
4 3 (3.33%) Legal
4 3 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Military
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) Analyst
2 14 (15.56%) Coordinator
3 13 (14.44%) Developer
4 11 (12.22%) Web Developer
5 8 (8.89%) Administrator
6 7 (7.78%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (3.33%) Tester
8 3 (3.33%) Project Administrator
8 3 (3.33%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.33%) Change Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Games Tester
8 3 (3.33%) Data Administrator
9 2 (2.22%) IT Support
9 2 (2.22%) Marketing Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) HTML
2 11 (12.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.22%) Raspberry Pi
3 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.33%) Handset
5 2 (2.22%) Statistics
6 1 (1.11%) PMI
6 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.11%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.11%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.11%) PDA
6 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.11%) Social Media
6 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.11%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
2 11 (12.22%) Web Design
2 11 (12.22%) OO
2 11 (12.22%) Cyber Security
3 9 (10.00%) Project Management
4 8 (8.89%) Validation
5 7 (7.78%) Data Validation
6 5 (5.56%) Service Management
6 5 (5.56%) Content Management
7 4 (4.44%) Business Analysis
7 4 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.33%) Data Modelling
8 3 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.33%) ITIL
8 3 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (3.33%) Information Security
8 3 (3.33%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) C
3 1 (1.11%) C#
3 1 (1.11%) C++
3 1 (1.11%) Java
3 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Degree
2 11 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
3 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.11%) CIPD
4 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.11%) Basel III
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) WMI
1 1 (1.11%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Cisco
1 11 (12.22%) Apple
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle
4 3 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.22%) FatWire
5 2 (2.22%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.11%) Informatica
6 1 (1.11%) Borland
6 1 (1.11%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) Remedy
6 1 (1.11%) Pardot
6 1 (1.11%) Anaplan
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