The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 25 June 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 39 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.34% 1.14% -
As % of the Applications category 2.50% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £240 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £265 £275
% change year-on-year +32.07% -3.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 40 32 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 13.51% 9.12% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 15
Median daily rate £363 £265 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.79% -5.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 9
Median hourly rate £36.25 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.31% +1.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £17.85 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.65 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Cambridge

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
1 1 (50.00%) IMAP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) IMAP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Commercial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware