The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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
England / East of England
Rank 122 113 116
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 6 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.53% 0.38%
As % of the Applications category 2.11% 3.90% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £238 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.14% +55.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £239 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £513 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £190
% change year-on-year +16.07% +47.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £21.33 £9.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.94% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £8.70 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.67 £9.00 £17.55
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 the East of England with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 284 333 341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 13.33% 13.55% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 156 154
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 £130 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £489 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 71 73
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £30.00 £32.50
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 the East of England

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

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in the East of England

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in the East of England

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in the East of England

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Spreadsheet in the East of England

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Hertfordshire -1 3 £350 -16.16%
Cambridgeshire +6 2 - -
Bedfordshire -2 1 £125 -26.47% 1
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 East of England region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 10 (45.45%) Data Analysis
3 7 (31.82%) MS Office
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (22.73%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (22.73%) Internet
5 5 (22.73%) LAN
5 5 (22.73%) WLAN
5 5 (22.73%) WAN
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 4 (18.18%) MCP
6 4 (18.18%) MS Project
6 4 (18.18%) MCSE
6 4 (18.18%) CCNA
6 4 (18.18%) NHS
6 4 (18.18%) CCA
6 4 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (18.18%) Information Management
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Coaching
7 3 (13.64%) Novell
7 3 (13.64%) Project Planning

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) GroupWise
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (31.82%) MS Office
3 4 (18.18%) MS Project
4 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.55%) Primavera
1 1 (4.55%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
1 5 (22.73%) LAN
1 5 (22.73%) WAN
1 5 (22.73%) WLAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Data Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 2 (9.09%) Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) Commercial Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Controller
4 1 (4.55%) Head of Security
4 1 (4.55%) Information Officer
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planner
4 1 (4.55%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) NHS
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Data Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (22.73%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (18.18%) Information Management
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Coaching
4 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security
5 2 (9.09%) ISMS
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (9.09%) Security Patching
5 2 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Business Development
6 1 (4.55%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) CCA
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (18.18%) MCP
2 4 (18.18%) MCSE
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.09%) ISO27002
1 2 (9.09%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) NDS
2 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Novell
4 2 (9.09%) CA
4 2 (9.09%) IFS
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle