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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Spreadsheets
England / South West
Rank 123 130 128
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 12 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Applications category 4.00% 4.68% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 12
Median daily rate £300 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £325 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £378 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 £27.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +72.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.71 £13.50 £14.24
% change year-on-year
-20.68% -5.19%

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
300 342 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.12% 11.42% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 202 200
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £142 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 50
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £13.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +41.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.03 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.01 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.73%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 6 £325 -
Gloucestershire -2 2 £113 -
Devon - 2 £205 -
Bristol -1 1 - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
4 8 (25.81%) Windows
4 8 (25.81%) Project Management
4 8 (25.81%) Document Management
4 8 (25.81%) Business Transformation
5 7 (22.58%) Network Management
5 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
5 7 (22.58%) DBS Check
5 7 (22.58%) Apple
5 7 (22.58%) SLA
5 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
6 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
6 6 (19.35%) Wireless
6 6 (19.35%) DHCP
6 6 (19.35%) DNS
6 6 (19.35%) Citrix
6 6 (19.35%) Mac OS X
6 6 (19.35%) VMware
6 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) QA
6 6 (19.35%) Time Management
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
6 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (19.35%) Windows 8
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (16.13%) SQL

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) DHCP
1 6 (19.35%) DNS
1 6 (19.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) GIS
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (16.13%) PMO Lead
3 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Customer Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Database Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.23%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Database Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Software Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Mac OS X
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 8
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Business Transformation
2 8 (25.81%) Document Management
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) Network Management
3 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
4 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
4 6 (19.35%) Time Management
5 4 (12.90%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.90%) Feasibility Study
5 4 (12.90%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) DBS Check
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) APMP
4 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
2 6 (19.35%) QA
3 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Apple
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Fujitsu
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Samsung
4 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow