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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 126 138 133
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 13 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.36% 0.55%
As % of the Applications category 3.72% 2.97% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 14
Median daily rate £200 £280 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +0.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £175 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £318 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.61 £11.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -17.85%
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
349 404 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.00% 12.05% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 266 286
Median daily rate £335 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £478 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 46
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 24 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol -2 6 £150 -16.66% 3
Somerset - 4 - -
Gloucestershire +9 3 £375 +17.64% 2
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Apple
3 6 (23.08%) IBM
4 5 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
4 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Feasibility Study
5 4 (15.38%) OpenVPN
5 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes
5 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) SLA
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
6 3 (11.54%) Time Management
6 3 (11.54%) Network Management
7 2 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) VBA
7 2 (7.69%) MS Office
7 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Validation
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Banking

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) ArcView
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) SPSS
3 1 (3.85%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Teamcenter
2 1 (3.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Mortgage Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Network Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) RIA
1 2 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
1 5 (19.23%) Feasibility Study
1 5 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Network Management
3 3 (11.54%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) PLM
4 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
4 2 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (3.85%) Data Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Security
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Apple
2 6 (23.08%) IBM
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
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