The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 126 117 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 12 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.16% 0.88%
As % of the Applications category 4.07% 1.24% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 12
Median daily rate £213 £125 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £125 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £385 £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £300 £248
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.62 £9.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.73% -20.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-29.03% +34.78%
Spreadsheet
England

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

Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
295 322 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.63% 12.70% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 163 187
Median daily rate £370 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £188 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 55
Median hourly rate £17.12 £20.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +26.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.61 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £28.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Shropshire -1 3 - -
Birmingham -8 3 £363 -19.44% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £213 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £150 -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 5 (22.73%) MS Office
6 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (18.18%) C
7 3 (13.64%) MS Access
7 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
8 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (9.09%) QA
8 2 (9.09%) Web Development
8 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 2 (9.09%) Logistics
8 2 (9.09%) Billing
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (9.09%) Data-Flow Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) WCF
8 2 (9.09%) LINQ
8 2 (9.09%) jQuery
8 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Performance Management

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) MS Office
3 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MS Access
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Billing
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Data Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Access VBA Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Junior PMO
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Officer
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) jQuery
1 2 (9.09%) LINQ
1 2 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data-Flow Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Information Governance
3 2 (9.09%) Logistics
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (4.55%) Case Management
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.55%) Gantt Chart
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CISM
1 1 (4.55%) CISSP
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 2 (9.09%) QA
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Cognos
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Juniper
3 1 (4.55%) Lotus
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) SAP