The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 119 135 135
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 14 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Applications category 4.42% 1.46% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 7
Average daily rate £289 £150 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.50% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £145 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £270 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £254 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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 West region.

Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
317 342 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.82% 10.93% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 198 292
Average daily rate £310 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 53 59
Average hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -34.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £10.00 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £32.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the South West region.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire - 7 £290 -
Bristol +1 3 £269 +82.82% 4
Wiltshire -1 2 £313 +4.16% 1
Devon - 2 £175 -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Data Analysis
3 8 (25.00%) Migration
4 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
4 7 (21.88%) DV Cleared
4 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
5 6 (18.75%) Information Assurance
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (18.75%) Change Control
5 6 (18.75%) Document Management
5 6 (18.75%) Requirements Management
5 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.75%) Change Management
5 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 6 (18.75%) C
5 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.50%) SDLC
7 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 4 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 4 (12.50%) OpenVPN
7 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Reference Data
7 4 (12.50%) Data Mapping
7 4 (12.50%) Windows
7 4 (12.50%) IBM Notes
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (12.50%) ETL

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Lorenzo
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) OpenVPN
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (12.50%) QlikView
1 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Back Office
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Data Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Data Migration Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Designer
4 4 (12.50%) Migration Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Project Officer
6 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
7 1 (3.13%) Business Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Graduate
7 1 (3.13%) Management Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Quality Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Reference Data
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Data Analysis
2 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
4 6 (18.75%) Change Control
4 6 (18.75%) Change Management
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (18.75%) Document Management
4 6 (18.75%) Information Assurance
4 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 6 (18.75%) Requirements Management
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 4 (12.50%) ETL
5 4 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) DV Cleared
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Apple
2 4 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
Wiltshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £9.35 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago