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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 127 129 106
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 17 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.62% 0.92%
As % of the Applications category 4.97% 5.57% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 18
Average daily rate £325 £345 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +24.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £195 £280
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -30.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.98 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.09% +52.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.98 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.51% +18.37%
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
342 359 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.48% 11.14% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 213 200
Average daily rate £340 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £135 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 44
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.18 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.90% -32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.19 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.25 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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
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 10 February 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
Bristol -4 7 £325 -14.47% 1
Gloucestershire +14 6 - -
Somerset +2 4 - - 1
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
3 16 (48.48%) DV Cleared
4 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
5 12 (36.36%) Change Control
6 11 (33.33%) Information Assurance
6 11 (33.33%) Requirements Management
6 11 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (33.33%) Document Management
6 11 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (33.33%) C
6 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 7 (21.21%) Change Management
9 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
11 5 (15.15%) Migration
11 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
12 4 (12.12%) QlikView
12 4 (12.12%) Reference Data
12 4 (12.12%) Data Mapping
12 4 (12.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 4 (12.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
12 4 (12.12%) SDLC
12 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
12 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.12%) QlikView
2 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Project Officer
2 6 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Data Migration Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Migration Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Project Control Officer
4 4 (12.12%) Designer
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Project Support Officer
7 1 (3.03%) Actuary
7 1 (3.03%) Data Quality Manager
7 1 (3.03%) PMO Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Service Support Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) CSS
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Reference Data
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) NHS
5 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
2 12 (36.36%) Change Control
3 11 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (33.33%) Document Management
3 11 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 11 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 11 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.21%) Change Management
5 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
6 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 4 (12.12%) Data Mapping
7 4 (12.12%) ETL
7 4 (12.12%) SDLC
8 3 (9.09%) MVC
9 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.06%) Project Management
10 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) C
2 3 (9.09%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (48.48%) DV Cleared
3 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (12.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 4 (12.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy
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