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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Spreadsheets
UK
Rank 381 424 426
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +2
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 222 205 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.40% 0.38%
As % of the Applications category 4.63% 3.69% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 120 112
Median daily rate £400 £300 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £170 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 24 16
Median hourly rate £11.28 £15.00 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.83% -6.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £27.50 £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.62 £14.25 £14.24
% change year-on-year
-25.50% +0.07%

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
4793 5560 6093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.57% 10.87% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2881 3278 3446
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 496 593
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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 21 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +29 195 £400 +23.07% 23
London +21 98 £450 +16.12% 10
South East +14 38 £325 +14.03% 3
Berkshire +22 20 £450 +267.34% 2
City of London +4 19 £450 +13.20% 4
North West +19 16 £375 +57.06% 3
Reading +19 12 £450 - 1
South West -3 11 £253 -22.30%
South Wales +27 10 £143 -
Wales +18 10 £143 -
Yorkshire +4 10 £313 +17.92% 1
West Yorkshire +21 9 - -
Cheshire +27 8 £400 +111.64% 1
East Midlands +12 7 £285 -
Bridgend - 7 £143 -
Scotland +20 6 £385 +37.50% 3
West Midlands -1 6 £425 +94.28% 2
West Sussex -6 6 £390 -11.36%
Wiltshire - 6 £325 -
Hampshire +5 5 £184 -37.71%
East of England -1 5 £174 -39.56% 3
Northampton - 5 £430 -
Swindon - 5 £313 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £430 -
Surrey +17 4 £195 -49.35% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £320 - 1
Warrington - 4 - -
North East - 4 £320 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £320 - 1
Edinburgh +19 3 £525 - 2

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 176 (38.51%) Finance
2 139 (30.42%) Microsoft
3 100 (21.88%) MS Excel
4 82 (17.94%) SQL
5 81 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
6 73 (15.97%) Data Analysis
7 72 (15.75%) MS Office
8 67 (14.66%) Project Management
9 59 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (11.16%) Management Information System
11 50 (10.94%) Windows
12 48 (10.50%) Banking
13 43 (9.41%) SharePoint
13 43 (9.41%) Active Directory
14 39 (8.53%) PRINCE2
14 39 (8.53%) VBA
14 39 (8.53%) Security Cleared
15 34 (7.44%) Degree
16 33 (7.22%) Migration
16 33 (7.22%) Python
17 32 (7.00%) Validation
17 32 (7.00%) Analytics
18 30 (6.56%) SLA
18 30 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
19 28 (6.13%) Time Management
20 27 (5.91%) Change Management
20 27 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
20 27 (5.91%) MS Project
21 25 (5.47%) Windows 7
22 24 (5.25%) Asset 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 43 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.09%) IBM Notes
3 4 (0.88%) SAS
4 3 (0.66%) GroupWise
4 3 (0.66%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 100 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 72 (15.75%) MS Office
3 30 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (5.91%) MS Project
5 23 (5.03%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.88%) Maya
6 4 (0.88%) SPSS
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.66%) Primavera
4 3 (0.66%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.66%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.44%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.44%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.22%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.19%) Office 365
2 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.66%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.44%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.44%) IaaS
5 2 (0.44%) PaaS
5 2 (0.44%) SaaS
6 1 (0.22%) AdSense
6 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.25%) Internet
2 10 (2.19%) LAN
2 10 (2.19%) WAN
3 9 (1.97%) WLAN
4 8 (1.75%) Wireless
5 6 (1.31%) DHCP
5 6 (1.31%) DNS
5 6 (1.31%) Firewall
6 5 (1.09%) Intranet
7 3 (0.66%) Network Security
7 3 (0.66%) Skype
8 1 (0.22%) Broadband
8 1 (0.22%) GoToMeeting
8 1 (0.22%) VoIP
8 1 (0.22%) VPN
8 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.06%) MS Access
3 10 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.09%) OLAP
6 5 (1.09%) QlikView
6 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.44%) Big Data
9 2 (0.44%) Hyperion Smart View
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (1.53%) JIRA
2 5 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.44%) Moq
5 2 (0.44%) NUnit
6 1 (0.22%) JBehave
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) Redmine
6 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 176 (38.51%) Finance
2 48 (10.50%) Banking
3 24 (5.25%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.60%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.06%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.41%) Front Office
7 7 (1.53%) Marketing
8 6 (1.31%) Advertising
8 6 (1.31%) Games
9 5 (1.09%) Back Office
9 5 (1.09%) Billing
9 5 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.09%) Publishing
10 4 (0.88%) Retail
11 3 (0.66%) Electronics
12 2 (0.44%) Danish Language
12 2 (0.44%) Legal
12 2 (0.44%) Local Government
13 1 (0.22%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 161 (35.23%) Analyst
2 56 (12.25%) Data Analyst
3 51 (11.16%) Developer
4 50 (10.94%) Administrator
5 34 (7.44%) Business Analyst
6 29 (6.35%) Project Manager
7 26 (5.69%) Support Officer
8 25 (5.47%) Project Officer
9 24 (5.25%) Project Support Officer
10 21 (4.60%) Python Developer
11 18 (3.94%) Consultant
11 18 (3.94%) Coordinator
12 16 (3.50%) Excel Developer
12 16 (3.50%) Project Administrator
13 15 (3.28%) Excel Analyst
14 14 (3.06%) Service Analyst
15 13 (2.84%) Quantitative Developer
15 13 (2.84%) SQL Analyst
15 13 (2.84%) Support Engineer
15 13 (2.84%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.41%) .NET
2 6 (1.31%) XML
3 3 (0.66%) ADO
3 3 (0.66%) HTML
4 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.44%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (0.44%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (0.44%) WCF
4 2 (0.44%) WinForms
4 2 (0.44%) WPF
5 1 (0.22%) D3.js
5 1 (0.22%) EDI
5 1 (0.22%) Flask
5 1 (0.22%) JMS
5 1 (0.22%) Mason
5 1 (0.22%) Node.js
5 1 (0.22%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (0.22%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 81 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (11.16%) Management Information System
3 23 (5.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (4.16%) NHS
5 8 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.75%) PMI
6 5 (1.09%) Equities
6 5 (1.09%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.09%) User Experience
7 4 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (0.88%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.66%) CCTV
8 3 (0.66%) Contactless
8 3 (0.66%) Derivative
8 3 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (0.66%) Life Science
8 3 (0.66%) Robotics
8 3 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.94%) Windows
2 25 (5.47%) Windows 7
3 11 (2.41%) Windows 10
3 11 (2.41%) Windows 8
4 8 (1.75%) Linux
5 7 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.31%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.31%) Unix
6 6 (1.31%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.09%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (15.97%) Data Analysis
2 67 (14.66%) Project Management
3 59 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (8.53%) PRINCE2
5 33 (7.22%) Migration
6 32 (7.00%) Analytics
6 32 (7.00%) Validation
7 28 (6.13%) Time Management
8 27 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (5.91%) Change Management
9 24 (5.25%) Asset Management
10 23 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (4.38%) Process Improvement
12 19 (4.16%) Service Delivery
12 19 (4.16%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (3.94%) Programme Management
14 17 (3.72%) CRM
15 16 (3.50%) Business Analysis
15 16 (3.50%) Network Management
16 15 (3.28%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 82 (17.94%) SQL
2 39 (8.53%) VBA
3 33 (7.22%) Python
4 10 (2.19%) C#
4 10 (2.19%) Java
5 8 (1.75%) C
6 7 (1.53%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.31%) R
7 6 (1.31%) VB
8 5 (1.09%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.09%) Perl
8 5 (1.09%) VB6
9 4 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.66%) Ruby
11 2 (0.44%) C++
11 2 (0.44%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.44%) PHP
12 1 (0.22%) Groovy
12 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (8.53%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.44%) Degree
3 16 (3.50%) PhD
4 14 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.84%) DBS Check
6 12 (2.63%) CCNA
6 12 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.41%) MCSE
7 11 (2.41%) PMI Certification
8 10 (2.19%) ECDL
9 9 (1.97%) CCA
9 9 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (1.53%) CISSP
11 6 (1.31%) MCP
12 5 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.66%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.56%) SLA
2 21 (4.60%) QA
3 20 (4.38%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.31%) ISO 9000
4 6 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.09%) IFRS
6 4 (0.88%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.44%) GDPR
8 2 (0.44%) ISO27002
System Software
1 43 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.09%) NDS
4 4 (0.88%) Firmware
5 2 (0.44%) Snort
6 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.22%) MOM
3 1 (0.22%) Nessus
3 1 (0.22%) SCCM
3 1 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 139 (30.42%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.03%) Oracle
3 22 (4.81%) SAP
4 21 (4.60%) Bloomberg
5 20 (4.38%) CheckPoint
6 18 (3.94%) Reuters
7 16 (3.50%) Cisco
8 15 (3.28%) HP
9 8 (1.75%) Citrix
10 7 (1.53%) Apple
10 7 (1.53%) IBM
10 7 (1.53%) VMware
11 6 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.09%) Google
12 5 (1.09%) Juniper
12 5 (1.09%) Lotus
12 5 (1.09%) Novell
13 4 (0.88%) Dell
13 4 (0.88%) Tableau
14 3 (0.66%) Splunk
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