The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 17 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 36 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.84% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Applications category 7.14% 1.82% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £245 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.91 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -13.95%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Applications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
42 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 11.73% 14.07% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 20
Average daily rate £325 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £156 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 12
Average hourly rate £13.98 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.06 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) WinForms
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) MS Access
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) W3C
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (11.11%) CMDB
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (11.11%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) TACACS
6 1 (11.11%) Data Security

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
1 1 (11.11%) TACACS
1 1 (11.11%) SSH
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Migration Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Data Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) EMC Storage Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) WinForms
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) W3C
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (11.11%) CMDB
3 1 (11.11%) Symmetrix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) EMC