The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Spreadsheet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Spreadsheets
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 113 120
Rank change year-on-year +27 +7  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 13 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 0.56% 0.51%
As % of the Applications category 5.06% 4.59% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £463 £120 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +285.41% -53.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £120 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £214 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £208
% change year-on-year +16.07% +34.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.55 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.65% +45.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £14.24
% change year-on-year -5.45% -3.44%  

Spreadsheet is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 257 305 418
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.05% 12.27% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 129 187
Median daily rate £300 £323 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% -0.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £128 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 25 27
Median hourly rate £14.35 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £21.06 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in Berkshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spreadsheet in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Berkshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in Berkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in Berkshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Berkshire

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Reading +20 8 £331 -
Maidenhead -8 1 - -
Spreadsheet
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 8 (30.77%) MS Office
2 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 6 (23.08%) Finance
4 5 (19.23%) ECDL
4 5 (19.23%) SLA
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) Python
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (11.54%) Robotics
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (11.54%) Maya
6 3 (11.54%) C
6 3 (11.54%) Java
7 2 (7.69%) BPR
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.69%) Windows
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) ERP
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Process Management

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) Maya
3 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) IaaS
2 2 (7.69%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Data Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Project Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Project Assistant
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Project Officer
5 2 (7.69%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Officer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) Robotics
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) Analytics
2 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (7.69%) BPR
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Complex ETL
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.69%) ERP
4 2 (7.69%) ETL
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 2 (7.69%) Process Management
4 2 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Software Licensing
4 2 (7.69%) Test Management
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) C
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ECDL
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) PMO
3 1 (3.85%) GDPR
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Pegasus