The table below looks at the statistics for PowerPivot skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerPivot over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft PowerPivot
Rank 142 113 133
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Contract jobs citing PowerPivot 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% 0.22% 0.032%
As % of the Applications category 0.21% 1.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £285 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £285 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.87% -43.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-51.38% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
480 379 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.31% 16.81% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 233 218
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £145 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 54 33
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.13 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -4.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £37.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

PowerPivot
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerPivot across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

PowerPivot Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PowerPivot
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PowerPivot across the South West region.

PowerPivot Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PowerPivot
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing PowerPivot 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 PowerPivot.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) MDX

PowerPivot
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing PowerPivot 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 PowerPivot. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (40.00%) MI Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Excel Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Talend