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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 170 206 169
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -37
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 76 39 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 0.44% 0.72%
As % of the Applications category 5.21% 3.12% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £113 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £251 £225
% change year-on-year
+8.45% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.07 £15.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.56% +13.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £12.32 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.39 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year
- +2.97%
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
1458 1249 1464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.71% 14.08% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 593 620
Average daily rate £325 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 138 175
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.02 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.97 £29.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Berkshire +20 20 £325 -13.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 20 £185 -35.08% 1
Hampshire +6 16 £240 -31.42% 3
Surrey +8 9 £239 - 2
West Sussex +8 7 £300 +20.00% 1
Oxfordshire +2 3 £275 +144.44%
Kent - - - - 2
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 40 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 30 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 29 (25.22%) Telecoms
4 25 (21.74%) Finance
5 23 (20.00%) Migration
6 22 (19.13%) Project Management
6 22 (19.13%) MS Office
7 16 (13.91%) Windows
8 15 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
9 14 (12.17%) Change Control
9 14 (12.17%) MS Project
9 14 (12.17%) SharePoint
9 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (11.30%) Data Analysis
11 12 (10.43%) Windows 7
11 12 (10.43%) MS Access
12 11 (9.57%) SQL
12 11 (9.57%) Validation
12 11 (9.57%) Security Cleared
12 11 (9.57%) Marketing
13 10 (8.70%) Service Management
14 9 (7.83%) PRINCE2
14 9 (7.83%) ITIL
14 9 (7.83%) CRM
14 9 (7.83%) MS Visio
14 9 (7.83%) Degree
14 9 (7.83%) Data Validation
14 9 (7.83%) Retail
14 9 (7.83%) Billing
15 8 (6.96%) Asset Management

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (12.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 22 (19.13%) MS Office
3 15 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (12.17%) MS Project
5 9 (7.83%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.74%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.87%) SAP SEM
2 1 (0.87%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.87%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) ATM
2 5 (4.35%) LAN
2 5 (4.35%) WAN
3 4 (3.48%) Firewall
3 4 (3.48%) SAN
4 3 (2.61%) FTP
4 3 (2.61%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.61%) Internet
4 3 (2.61%) NAS
5 2 (1.74%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.74%) 4G
5 2 (1.74%) GGSN
5 2 (1.74%) SGSN
5 2 (1.74%) 3G
5 2 (1.74%) SSL
5 2 (1.74%) SNMP
5 2 (1.74%) DNS
6 1 (0.87%) DMZ
6 1 (0.87%) Intranet
6 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) MS Access
2 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.74%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.87%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (25.22%) Telecoms
2 25 (21.74%) Finance
3 11 (9.57%) Marketing
4 9 (7.83%) Retail
4 9 (7.83%) Billing
5 4 (3.48%) Publishing
6 3 (2.61%) Games
7 2 (1.74%) Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Electronics
8 1 (0.87%) Legal
8 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (26.96%) Analyst
2 21 (18.26%) Coordinator
3 13 (11.30%) Administrator
4 12 (10.43%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.43%) Developer
5 10 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
6 6 (5.22%) CRM Developer
6 6 (5.22%) Data Analyst
6 6 (5.22%) Systems Developer
6 6 (5.22%) Architect
7 5 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.35%) Project Support Coordinator
8 4 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.48%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Project Administrator
9 3 (2.61%) Commercial Manager
9 3 (2.61%) Report Developer
10 2 (1.74%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (1.74%) Pricing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) REST
1 2 (1.74%) JSON
2 1 (0.87%) AOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.48%) PMI
3 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.61%) Xbox
4 2 (1.74%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.87%) DTV
5 1 (0.87%) GIS
5 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.87%) CMDB
5 1 (0.87%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.91%) Windows
2 12 (10.43%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.96%) UNIX
4 5 (4.35%) Linux
5 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.00%) Migration
2 22 (19.13%) Project Management
3 14 (12.17%) Change Control
3 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (11.30%) Data Analysis
5 11 (9.57%) Validation
6 10 (8.70%) Service Management
7 9 (7.83%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.83%) ITIL
7 9 (7.83%) CRM
7 9 (7.83%) Data Validation
8 8 (6.96%) Asset Management
8 8 (6.96%) Project Planning
9 7 (6.09%) Email Marketing
10 6 (5.22%) Time Management
11 5 (4.35%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.35%) Document Management
11 5 (4.35%) Data Migration
11 5 (4.35%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.57%) SQL
2 5 (4.35%) VB
3 4 (3.48%) VBA
4 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.61%) AWK
4 3 (2.61%) Korn
4 3 (2.61%) sed
5 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.83%) Degree
3 8 (6.96%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.61%) ISEB
6 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.87%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.87%) PMP
7 1 (0.87%) ACCA
7 1 (0.87%) CIMA
7 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) JSP 440
1 4 (3.48%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.09%) Oracle
2 7 (6.09%) Sage
2 7 (6.09%) VMware
2 7 (6.09%) Zoho
3 6 (5.22%) NetApp
3 6 (5.22%) HP
3 6 (5.22%) EMC
4 5 (4.35%) SAP
4 5 (4.35%) Remedy
4 5 (4.35%) Primavera
5 4 (3.48%) Alias
5 4 (3.48%) Citrix
6 3 (2.61%) Sun
6 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.74%) NetCracker
7 2 (1.74%) Comptel
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco
7 2 (1.74%) Siebel
7 2 (1.74%) Business Objects
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