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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 465 409 390
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -19
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 184 236 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the Applications category 3.23% 3.49% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 128 148
Median daily rate £313 £375 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +19.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £162 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £257 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
-10.60% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.19 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% -12.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.35 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.87 £33.45 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%

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
5692 6757 6971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.61% 12.04% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3411 3841 3791
Median daily rate £345 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 644 710
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -29 177 £313 -21.87% 39
London -13 90 £400 -15.78% 15
South East +3 30 £300 -13.04% 6
South West +17 14 £254 +41.11% 1
Yorkshire +16 14 £230 +57.26% 3
City of London +34 13 £425 -10.52% 9
East of England +23 13 £263 +26.50% 4
Hampshire +17 11 £330 +42.59%
West Yorkshire -4 9 £400 +173.50% 2
Cambridgeshire +18 8 £320 +21.90% 1
Berkshire -4 8 £300 -13.04% 2
Basingstoke -1 5 £350 +174.50%
West Sussex - 5 £275 - 1
Wales +18 4 £325 -
Bristol +8 4 £175 -2.77%
East Midlands +2 4 £233 +66.07% 3
Gloucestershire +1 4 £315 -3.23% 1
North West -25 4 £248 -41.06% 3
West Midlands -32 4 £190 -39.20% 4
South Wales - 4 £325 -
Crawley - 4 £238 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £240 - 1
Nottingham 0 3 £233 +19.23%
Leeds -1 3 £520 +30.00%
Nottinghamshire -5 3 £233 +19.23%
Surrey -6 3 £195 -54.11% 3
Cheshire -7 3 £248 -
Birmingham -8 3 £158 -49.60%
Scotland -16 3 £280 -17.94% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -58 3 £185 -45.58%

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 133 (34.02%) Finance
2 116 (29.67%) MS Excel
3 82 (20.97%) Microsoft
4 71 (18.16%) SQL
5 62 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (12.02%) Project Management
7 46 (11.76%) Banking
8 42 (10.74%) VBA
9 38 (9.72%) Migration
10 36 (9.21%) Windows
11 35 (8.95%) Degree
12 34 (8.70%) Data Analysis
12 34 (8.70%) Oracle
12 34 (8.70%) MS Office
13 32 (8.18%) MS PowerPoint
14 30 (7.67%) SharePoint
15 29 (7.42%) Management Information System
16 26 (6.65%) PRINCE2
17 25 (6.39%) SQL Server
17 25 (6.39%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
18 24 (6.14%) Front Office
18 24 (6.14%) SAP
18 24 (6.14%) Security Cleared
19 21 (5.37%) ITIL
20 20 (5.12%) MS Project
20 20 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
20 20 (5.12%) Validation
20 20 (5.12%) Analytics
21 19 (4.86%) Risk Management

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 (7.67%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.30%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.79%) SAS
4 5 (1.28%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.02%) Apache
5 4 (1.02%) CMS
5 4 (1.02%) IIS
5 4 (1.02%) JBoss
5 4 (1.02%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.77%) eRoom
7 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 116 (29.67%) MS Excel
2 34 (8.70%) MS Office
3 32 (8.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (5.12%) MS Project
5 10 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 8 (2.05%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.77%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.51%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.51%) InDesign
9 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.05%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.51%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.26%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.26%) Magento
5 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.26%) Primavera
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.53%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.28%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.77%) IaaS
4 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.86%) Internet
2 7 (1.79%) Intranet
3 6 (1.53%) DNS
4 5 (1.28%) DHCP
4 5 (1.28%) WAN
4 5 (1.28%) WebEx
4 5 (1.28%) Wireless
5 4 (1.02%) OpenVPN
5 4 (1.02%) VPN
6 3 (0.77%) Firewall
6 3 (0.77%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.51%) LAN
7 2 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.51%) Skype
7 2 (0.51%) SSL
7 2 (0.51%) VoIP
7 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.26%) 4G
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.26%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (3.32%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.30%) QlikView
7 7 (1.79%) GIS
8 6 (1.53%) MS Access
8 6 (1.53%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.02%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.02%) DB2
10 4 (1.02%) Power BI
10 4 (1.02%) Spotfire
10 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.77%) Hyperion Smart View
11 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (2.30%) JIRA
2 5 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (1.28%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 133 (34.02%) Finance
2 46 (11.76%) Banking
3 24 (6.14%) Front Office
4 18 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.30%) Marketing
6 8 (2.05%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.05%) Legal
6 8 (2.05%) Publishing
7 7 (1.79%) Back Office
7 7 (1.79%) Retail
8 6 (1.53%) German Language
8 6 (1.53%) Law
8 6 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.28%) Billing
9 5 (1.28%) French Language
10 4 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.77%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.77%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.77%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 145 (37.08%) Analyst
2 45 (11.51%) Data Analyst
3 37 (9.46%) Developer
4 29 (7.42%) Business Analyst
5 25 (6.39%) Administrator
6 22 (5.63%) Support Analyst
7 21 (5.37%) Coordinator
7 21 (5.37%) Project Manager
8 20 (5.12%) Excel Analyst
9 17 (4.35%) VBA Developer
10 16 (4.09%) Project Coordinator
11 15 (3.84%) Consultant
12 13 (3.32%) Junior
13 12 (3.07%) Excel Developer
13 12 (3.07%) PMO Analyst
13 12 (3.07%) Project Analyst
14 11 (2.81%) SQL Developer
15 10 (2.56%) Junior Analyst
15 10 (2.56%) Risk Analyst
15 10 (2.56%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.07%) .NET
2 8 (2.05%) HTML
3 7 (1.79%) XML
4 5 (1.28%) AngularJS
4 5 (1.28%) Spring
4 5 (1.28%) Web Services
5 4 (1.02%) CSS
5 4 (1.02%) Django
5 4 (1.02%) Velocity
6 3 (0.77%) Google Maps API
6 3 (0.77%) J2EE
6 3 (0.77%) XSLT
7 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.51%) Murex Flex
7 2 (0.51%) Murex MxML
7 2 (0.51%) XSL
8 1 (0.26%) CSS3
8 1 (0.26%) D3.js
8 1 (0.26%) HTML5
8 1 (0.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 62 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.42%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.60%) Fixed Income
4 15 (3.84%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.58%) Derivative
6 12 (3.07%) Visualisation
7 11 (2.81%) Market Risk
8 9 (2.30%) NHS
9 7 (1.79%) Equities
9 7 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
9 7 (1.79%) Statistics
10 6 (1.53%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.53%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.02%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.02%) Data Extraction
12 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.77%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.21%) Windows
2 17 (4.35%) Unix
3 8 (2.05%) Linux
4 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.77%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.77%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.51%) Android
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) AIX
8 1 (0.26%) HPUX
8 1 (0.26%) NetWare
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
8 1 (0.26%) VMS
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (12.02%) Project Management
2 38 (9.72%) Migration
3 34 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 26 (6.65%) PRINCE2
5 25 (6.39%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (5.37%) ITIL
8 20 (5.12%) Analytics
8 20 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (5.12%) Validation
9 19 (4.86%) Risk Management
10 18 (4.60%) Business Analysis
11 17 (4.35%) Time Management
12 14 (3.58%) Data Entry
13 13 (3.32%) CRM
14 12 (3.07%) Data Migration
14 12 (3.07%) Programme Management
15 11 (2.81%) Change Management
15 11 (2.81%) Resource Management
15 11 (2.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 71 (18.16%) SQL
2 42 (10.74%) VBA
3 19 (4.86%) C#
4 17 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 16 (4.09%) Python
6 15 (3.84%) VB
7 11 (2.81%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.05%) C++
8 8 (2.05%) Java
8 8 (2.05%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.79%) C
9 7 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.28%) R
11 4 (1.02%) Jython
11 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.77%) Perl
12 3 (0.77%) VB6
13 2 (0.51%) PHP
13 2 (0.51%) Ruby
14 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 35 (8.95%) Degree
2 24 (6.14%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.79%) CCNA
4 7 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.77%) ACCA
8 3 (0.77%) CIMA
8 3 (0.77%) MBA
8 3 (0.77%) MCSE
8 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.51%) CIPD
9 2 (0.51%) CISSP
9 2 (0.51%) GIAC
9 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.51%) RHCE
9 2 (0.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.07%) QA
2 9 (2.30%) SLA
3 7 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.51%) Basel III
5 2 (0.51%) GAAP
5 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.28%) RACF
3 3 (0.77%) Firmware
3 3 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.51%) Snort
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.28%) BladeLogic
1 5 (1.28%) Control-M
2 4 (1.02%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (0.77%) SCCM
4 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.26%) SCOM
5 1 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 82 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.70%) Oracle
3 24 (6.14%) SAP
4 17 (4.35%) Google
5 11 (2.81%) Sybase
5 11 (2.81%) Tableau
6 10 (2.56%) Apple
6 10 (2.56%) HP
7 9 (2.30%) Adobe
7 9 (2.30%) Remedy
8 8 (2.05%) Cognos
9 7 (1.79%) Cisco
10 5 (1.28%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.28%) Bloomberg
10 5 (1.28%) IBM
10 5 (1.28%) Juniper
10 5 (1.28%) Siebel
10 5 (1.28%) VMware
11 4 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £10.44 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City Of London
HFG
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £8.50 - £11.50 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CACI Ltd
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 17 days ago