Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 92 107
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15 -13
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 6 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.45% 0.61% 0.38%
As % of the Applications category 5.36% 6.67% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Cheshire median daily rate £326 £385 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.26% +40.00% +30.95%
10th Percentile £238 £314 £218
90th Percentile £368 £414 £288
North West median daily rate £335 £355 £285
% change year-on-year -5.63% +24.56% -8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £16.00 - £15.00

Spreadsheet is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 112 135 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.40% 9.13% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 92 98
Cheshire median daily rate £318 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.29% +7.69% +23.81%
10th Percentile £147 £123 £160
90th Percentile £428 £530 £460
North West median daily rate £335 £335 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.08% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 16
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +8.93% -9.68%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.50 £9.81
90th Percentile £19.00 £21.00 £31.88
North West median hourly rate £14.13 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.72% -8.57% +9.38%

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 3 £335 -
Warrington - 2 £338 -
Spreadsheet
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VBA
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) PMO
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) Infographics
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
4 1 (16.67%) BYOD
4 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Samsung
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Resource Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Controller
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) HR Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Project Controller
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) BYOD
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Infographics
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Samsung