The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Spreadsheets
England / East Midlands
Rank 98 96 94
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.068% 0.062% 0.25%
As % of the Applications category 0.70% 0.63% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £120
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £276 £225
% change year-on-year +17.64% +22.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.31% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +20.00%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 142 159 233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 9.67% 9.84% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 86 102
Median daily rate £320 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.53% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £121 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £643 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year - +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 37
Median hourly rate £14.30 £15.55 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.03% +19.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £19.00
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in the East Midlands

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in the East Midlands

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Asset Management
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) QA
3 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (11.76%) System Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) MS Office
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Feasibility Study

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Administrator
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) IT Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Service Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) QA Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Development Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Excel Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Junior IT Support
6 1 (5.88%) Project Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Asset Management
2 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.76%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) System Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft