The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 111 108 114
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 10 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.41% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the Applications category 3.28% 5.58% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 8
Average daily rate
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£345 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -2.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £235 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.02% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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 Yorkshire region.

Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
305 269 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.49% 12.36% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 123 177
Average daily rate £350 £321 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.20% +0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £158 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 42 43
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +23.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £37.70 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -14 7 £345 +2.22% 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spreadsheet.

1 12 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) MS Office
6 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) QlikView
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (15.00%) WinForms
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 3 (15.00%) MS Project
7 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.00%) W3C
8 2 (10.00%) Banking
8 2 (10.00%) Retail
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Data Migration

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (15.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) OSPF
1 1 (5.00%) TACACS
1 1 (5.00%) SSH
1 1 (5.00%) VLAN
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (20.00%) QlikView
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) MI Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Report Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) EMC Storage Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) W3C
3 1 (5.00%) Symmetrix
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Symmetrix DMX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.00%) Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Security
4 1 (5.00%) SEO
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) EMC
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco