The first table below looks at the demand for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Surrey region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 80 75 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.63% 0.55% 0.55%
As % of the Applications category 3.40% 3.48% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£240 £600 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +263.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £600 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £600 £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £298 £243
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +22.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.20 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.66%
Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
235 201 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.47% 15.93% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 109 121
Average daily rate £372 £316 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.62% +0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 38
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.65 £25.50 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Spreadsheet
South East

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 8 (40.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (30.00%) Primavera
4 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Document Management
5 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 5 (25.00%) Change Control
5 5 (25.00%) MS Project
6 4 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) PMI
7 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
7 3 (15.00%) Billing
8 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (10.00%) Workflow
8 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.00%) SAP SD
8 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.00%) SAP
8 2 (10.00%) Time Management
8 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Billing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Coordinator
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Pricing Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) PMO Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Project Office Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) PMO Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Project Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) PMI
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (30.00%) Document Management
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 5 (25.00%) Change Control
4 4 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (30.00%) Primavera
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Siebel