The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Spreadsheets
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 51 57 57
Rank change year-on-year +6 0  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 0.64% 0.75%
As % of the Applications category 3.08% 5.48% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £375 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +130.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £190
% change year-on-year +16.07% +47.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 65 73 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.17% 11.74% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 48
Median daily rate £300 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +30.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £447 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 31
Median hourly rate £10.67 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.05% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Cambridgeshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Cambridgeshire

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Cambridge +6 1 - -
Spreadsheet
East of England

Spreadsheet
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Commercial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Controller
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle