The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 28 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 70 74
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.32% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Applications category 4.08% 6.06% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £338 £308 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £264 £275
% change year-on-year +32.70% -4.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% -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 Cheshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 49 66 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 7.75% 7.22% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 57 60
Median daily rate £363 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.40% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £133 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Spreadsheet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in Cheshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Cheshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in Cheshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Cheshire

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Warrington - 1 £275 -
Spreadsheet
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Logistic Regression
2 5 (45.45%) Neural Network
2 5 (45.45%) Critical Path Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) VBA
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (45.45%) Infographics
2 5 (45.45%) Decision Tree
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Back Office
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) ECDL
4 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 3 (27.27%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Data Entry
4 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Earned Value Management
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Back Office
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Programme Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Coordinator
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (18.18%) Project Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Payments Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Project Support Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Project Support Coordinator
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) RIA
4 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 1 (9.09%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Critical Path Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Decision Tree
2 5 (45.45%) Infographics
2 5 (45.45%) Logistic Regression
2 5 (45.45%) Neural Network
2 5 (45.45%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Data Entry
3 3 (27.27%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Earned Value Management
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ECDL
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Samsung