The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 27 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 71 72
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 5 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.49% 0.58% 1.49%
As % of the Applications category 3.62% 3.70% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Median daily rate £450 £250 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £250 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £208
% change year-on-year +16.07% +34.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.24
% change year-on-year -7.14% -1.68%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 138 162 257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.54% 15.53% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 76 108
Median daily rate £396 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.46% +29.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £145 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 10
Median hourly rate £10.80 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £9.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £21.40 £32.50
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 Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Buckinghamshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in Buckinghamshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Buckinghamshire

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Milton Keynes -1 3 £450 +80.00%
High Wycombe - 1 £215 -
Marlow - 1 £600 -
Spreadsheet
South East

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) AppDNA
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (10.00%) Swim Lanes
3 1 (10.00%) Scorecard
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Redmine
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
1 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Redmine
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Improvement Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Improvement Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
1 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (10.00%) Economics
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) ISMS
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow