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 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
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 117 134
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 6 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% 0.52% 0.42%
As % of the Applications category 2.58% 4.02% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Median daily rate £363 £263 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.09% +26.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £240 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £400 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £265 £275
% change year-on-year +32.07% -3.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £13.87 - £10.04
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 - £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% -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 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 233 323 359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 10.01% 12.93% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 138 144
Median daily rate £353 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.61% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £130 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 89 88
Median hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.71% +20.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.20 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +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 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 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
Hertfordshire -1 4 £363 - 3
Cambridgeshire -6 2 - -
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (25.00%) IFS
2 3 (25.00%) ISMS
2 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (25.00%) CA
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Legal
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Earned Value Management
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) IMAP
4 1 (8.33%) Business Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) ResourceLink
4 1 (8.33%) HP

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (8.33%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Primavera
1 1 (8.33%) ResourceLink
1 1 (8.33%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) IMAP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Head of Security
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Commercial Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) HR Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planner
3 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security
1 3 (25.00%) ISMS
1 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (8.33%) Business Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Coaching
2 1 (8.33%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) CA
2 3 (25.00%) IFS
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Wyse