The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 447 412 352
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -60
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 209 252 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.44% 0.52%
As % of the Applications category 3.64% 3.72% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 139 168
Median daily rate £331 £340 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £270 £270
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.39 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.85% -4.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £9.00 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.67 £30.00 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £10.04 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+34.52% -25.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5735 6768 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.62% 11.88% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3406 3924 3874
Median daily rate £350 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £156 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 664 734
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.04 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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
England -41 199 £331 -2.57% 37
London -23 103 £388 -18.42% 13
South East +16 39 £300 -4.76% 1
City of London +28 19 £425 -10.52% 3
East of England +23 17 £300 +57.89% 2
Essex +15 13 £290 +81.25%
Hampshire +12 13 £288 -14.17%
Yorkshire -1 11 £228 +102.22% 6
South West -4 9 £175 -23.91% 3
West Sussex - 9 £345 -
Berkshire -4 8 - -
Basildon - 8 £300 -
Wales +22 6 £294 - 2
North West -7 6 £308 -27.00% 6
South Wales - 6 £294 - 2
Basingstoke +5 5 £350 +174.50%
West Yorkshire +1 5 £230 +104.44% 4
Surrey -1 5 £195 -54.11%
West Midlands -42 5 £325 +4.00% 4
Cardiff - 5 £325 - 2
Cambridgeshire +16 4 £400 +77.77%
Cheshire +5 4 £308 - 2
Bristol -3 4 £150 -16.66% 1
East Midlands -4 4 £215 +53.57% 2
North Yorkshire - 4 £288 - 1
Crawley - 4 £238 -
Nottingham -3 3 £233 +19.23%
Nottinghamshire -5 3 £233 +19.23%
Gatwick - 3 £365 -
Somerset - 3 - - 1

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 142 (33.97%) Finance
2 116 (27.75%) MS Excel
3 96 (22.97%) Microsoft
4 82 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (16.99%) SQL
6 56 (13.40%) Project Management
7 49 (11.72%) MS Office
7 49 (11.72%) Banking
8 47 (11.24%) Migration
9 46 (11.00%) VBA
10 43 (10.29%) Data Analysis
10 43 (10.29%) Degree
11 34 (8.13%) Oracle
11 34 (8.13%) MS PowerPoint
12 32 (7.66%) Internet
13 31 (7.42%) Management Information System
13 31 (7.42%) Windows
13 31 (7.42%) PRINCE2
14 30 (7.18%) SharePoint
15 29 (6.94%) SAP
16 28 (6.70%) Security Cleared
17 27 (6.46%) SQL Server
18 25 (5.98%) MS Project
18 25 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (5.74%) Validation
20 23 (5.50%) Analytics
21 21 (5.02%) Stakeholder Management
21 21 (5.02%) CRM
21 21 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
21 21 (5.02%) Business Analysis

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills 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 30 (7.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.91%) SAS
3 7 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.20%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.96%) Apache
6 3 (0.72%) eRoom
7 2 (0.48%) CMS
7 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.48%) IIS
7 2 (0.48%) JBoss
7 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.24%) Confluence
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 116 (27.75%) MS Excel
2 49 (11.72%) MS Office
3 34 (8.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (5.98%) MS Project
5 16 (3.83%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.44%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.72%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.48%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.48%) InDesign
8 2 (0.48%) SPSS
9 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.24%) ArcView
9 1 (0.24%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.24%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.91%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.96%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.96%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.72%) Changepoint
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.72%) SAP PS
5 2 (0.48%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.24%) Lorenzo
6 1 (0.24%) Magento
6 1 (0.24%) Primavera
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.44%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.20%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.72%) IaaS
4 3 (0.72%) Office 365
5 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.66%) Internet
2 12 (2.87%) WAN
3 9 (2.15%) LAN
4 6 (1.44%) Intranet
4 6 (1.44%) SSL
4 6 (1.44%) WLAN
5 5 (1.20%) DNS
5 5 (1.20%) WebEx
5 5 (1.20%) Wireless
6 4 (0.96%) DHCP
6 4 (0.96%) Firewall
6 4 (0.96%) OpenVPN
6 4 (0.96%) VPN
7 3 (0.72%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.48%) VoIP
9 1 (0.24%) FTP
9 1 (0.24%) Network Security
9 1 (0.24%) SNMP
9 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.15%) QlikView
6 8 (1.91%) MS Access
6 8 (1.91%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.67%) GIS
8 5 (1.20%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.72%) Big Data
10 3 (0.72%) Hyperion Smart View
10 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.72%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (2.87%) JIRA
2 5 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (1.20%) ClearCase
3 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.24%) LSMW
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.24%) SilkTest
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 142 (33.97%) Finance
2 49 (11.72%) Banking
3 19 (4.55%) Front Office
4 16 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.11%) Marketing
6 12 (2.87%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.63%) Publishing
8 8 (1.91%) French Language
8 8 (1.91%) German Language
8 8 (1.91%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.91%) Legal
8 8 (1.91%) Retail
9 6 (1.44%) Italian Language
9 6 (1.44%) Law
9 6 (1.44%) Turkish Language
10 5 (1.20%) Back Office
10 5 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.72%) Billing
11 3 (0.72%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.48%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 152 (36.36%) Analyst
2 48 (11.48%) Data Analyst
3 37 (8.85%) Developer
4 35 (8.37%) Business Analyst
5 29 (6.94%) Administrator
6 27 (6.46%) Project Manager
7 25 (5.98%) Coordinator
8 21 (5.02%) Excel Analyst
9 18 (4.31%) Support Analyst
10 17 (4.07%) Project Coordinator
11 16 (3.83%) PMO Analyst
11 16 (3.83%) VBA Developer
12 14 (3.35%) Consultant
13 13 (3.11%) Junior
14 12 (2.87%) Excel Developer
14 12 (2.87%) SQL Developer
15 11 (2.63%) Project Analyst
15 11 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
15 11 (2.63%) Support Officer
16 10 (2.39%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.11%) .NET
2 10 (2.39%) HTML
3 9 (2.15%) XML
4 6 (1.44%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.20%) CSS
5 5 (1.20%) Spring
6 4 (0.96%) Django
6 4 (0.96%) Velocity
7 3 (0.72%) Google Maps API
7 3 (0.72%) Web Services
8 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.48%) D3.js
8 2 (0.48%) Murex Flex
8 2 (0.48%) Murex MxML
8 2 (0.48%) Node.js
8 2 (0.48%) XSL
9 1 (0.24%) DAO
9 1 (0.24%) OOXML
9 1 (0.24%) WPF
9 1 (0.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 82 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.42%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.83%) Fixed Income
4 14 (3.35%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.11%) Derivative
5 13 (3.11%) Visualisation
6 11 (2.63%) Market Risk
7 10 (2.39%) NHS
8 7 (1.67%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
9 6 (1.44%) Equities
9 6 (1.44%) Statistics
10 5 (1.20%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.20%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.20%) Data Extraction
10 5 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.96%) CMDB
11 4 (0.96%) Contactless
11 4 (0.96%) Fintech
11 4 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.42%) Windows
2 13 (3.11%) Unix
3 9 (2.15%) Linux
4 5 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.96%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.48%) Android
6 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.24%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) HPUX
7 1 (0.24%) NetWare
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) VMS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (13.40%) Project Management
2 47 (11.24%) Migration
3 43 (10.29%) Data Analysis
4 31 (7.42%) PRINCE2
5 25 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (5.74%) Validation
7 23 (5.50%) Analytics
8 21 (5.02%) Business Analysis
8 21 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (5.02%) CRM
8 21 (5.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (4.55%) Risk Management
10 18 (4.31%) Data Migration
11 17 (4.07%) Time Management
12 16 (3.83%) Data Entry
12 16 (3.83%) ITIL
13 15 (3.59%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (3.11%) Data Management
15 12 (2.87%) Programme Management
15 12 (2.87%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (16.99%) SQL
2 46 (11.00%) VBA
3 19 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 17 (4.07%) Python
5 16 (3.83%) C#
5 16 (3.83%) VB
6 12 (2.87%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.15%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.91%) C++
8 8 (1.91%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.67%) Java
10 5 (1.20%) C
10 5 (1.20%) R
10 5 (1.20%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.96%) Perl
12 3 (0.72%) VB6
13 2 (0.48%) Jython
13 2 (0.48%) PHP
13 2 (0.48%) Ruby
14 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 43 (10.29%) Degree
2 28 (6.70%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.35%) CCNA
3 14 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.87%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.39%) MCSE
5 10 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.67%) CCA
6 7 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.44%) ACCA
7 6 (1.44%) CIMA
7 6 (1.44%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.44%) MCP
8 5 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.72%) BICSI Certification
10 3 (0.72%) JNCIA
10 3 (0.72%) LPIC
10 3 (0.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.59%) QA
2 11 (2.63%) SLA
3 10 (2.39%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.48%) Basel III
5 2 (0.48%) GAAP
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.44%) Firmware
3 5 (1.20%) RACF
4 3 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.48%) Snort
5 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.20%) BladeLogic
1 5 (1.20%) Control-M
2 3 (0.72%) SCCM
3 2 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) SCOM
4 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 96 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.13%) Oracle
3 29 (6.94%) SAP
4 17 (4.07%) Google
5 13 (3.11%) Cisco
6 10 (2.39%) Apple
7 9 (2.15%) Cognos
7 9 (2.15%) HP
7 9 (2.15%) Remedy
7 9 (2.15%) Tableau
8 8 (1.91%) Sybase
9 7 (1.67%) Adobe
9 7 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.44%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.20%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.20%) IBM
11 5 (1.20%) VMware
12 4 (0.96%) Dell
12 4 (0.96%) Juniper
13 3 (0.72%) Siebel
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Royal Geographical Society
Rate: From £18,081 to £19,338 per annum (3 days per week)
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per year
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £11.79 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £11.79 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £295 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £310 - £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £420 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £16 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £8 - £12 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago