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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 122 103 118
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 23 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.32% 0.53%
As % of the Applications category 4.91% 1.90% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 9
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£281 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £155 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £359 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.42 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.46 £12.90 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.37% -14.03%
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
468 368 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.79% 16.82% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 226 189
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 £167 £146 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 58 40
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.37 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £26.30 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.68% -7.93%

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 17 October 2014.

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 17 October 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
Bristol -21 7 £295 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £325 -
Dorset - 3 £250 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £290 -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) .NET
3 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
5 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
5 5 (15.15%) VBA
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Migration
6 4 (12.12%) MS Office
6 4 (12.12%) Retail
7 3 (9.09%) NHS
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE
7 3 (9.09%) Data Extraction
7 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
8 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 6 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) MS Access
4 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Report Developer
3 3 (9.09%) VBA Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Excel Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Excel VBA Developer
3 3 (9.09%) PMO Lead
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) MI Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Manager
4 2 (6.06%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Office Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) MDX
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) NHS
3 3 (9.09%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.03%) GIS
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Use Case
5 2 (6.06%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) VBA
3 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Open Text
2 2 (6.06%) Infoflex
3 1 (3.03%) F5
3 1 (3.03%) Dell
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Websense
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
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