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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Spreadsheets
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 116 104
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 8 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Applications category 3.00% 3.62% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Median daily rate £331 £213 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.88% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £140 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £285 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £275 £220
% change year-on-year
+16.36% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.62 £9.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.46 £13.50 £15.98
% change year-on-year
-22.51% -15.51%

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
267 304 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.25% 11.72% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 177 140
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 58
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £10.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.11 £20.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 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
Warwickshire +3 2 £238 -13.63% 1
Birmingham -6 2 £425 +142.85% 1
Dudley - 2 £103 -
Walsall - 1 £425 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 5 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (25.00%) C
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) MS Office
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (20.00%) Case Management
5 4 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Network Management
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.00%) SLA
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Validation
6 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Firewall
7 2 (10.00%) Active Directory

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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
1 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MS Access
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Finance Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Excel Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Excel VBA Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Security Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Case Management
2 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Network Management
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.00%) Data-Flow Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Gantt Chart
5 1 (5.00%) Network Segmentation
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (15.00%) SLA
3 2 (10.00%) PMO
3 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com