Period
to 21 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 21 October 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 544 577 516
Rank change year-on-year +33 -61 -15
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 245 301 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Applications category 3.73% 3.78% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 186 240
England median daily rate £352 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.13% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £175 £126 £170
90th Percentile £526 £650 £688
UK median daily rate £352 £372 £400
% change year-on-year -5.38% -7.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 32
England median hourly rate £13.50 £15.59 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.42% +2.01% +17.58%
10th Percentile £10.23 £10.88 £10.80
90th Percentile £33.25 £42.00 £20.00
UK median hourly rate £14.25 £15.76 £15.07
% change year-on-year -9.58% +4.58% +11.63%

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 England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 6,560 7,971 8,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.46% 8.52% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,871 4,767 4,983
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +6.62%
10th Percentile £148 £149 £150
90th Percentile £575 £556 £560
UK median daily rate £375 £374 £350
% change year-on-year +0.27% +6.86% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 607 730 627
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.03 £37.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -3.03%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in England

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in England

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in England over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in England

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in England

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in England over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Spreadsheet in England

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 21 October 2019. 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
London +36 113 £400 -15.79% 20
South East +33 51 £350 - 23
North of England +45 35 £325 -10.34% 13
North West +28 25 £325 -11.86% 7
South West -3 22 £303 +34.67% 7
East of England +12 13 £214 -42.23% 10
Midlands +44 12 £284 +13.13% 13
Yorkshire +31 6 £375 +36.36% 4
West Midlands +28 6 £313 +0.81% 4
East Midlands +25 6 £102 -0.25% 9
North East +20 4 - - 2
Spreadsheet
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 131 (53.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 94 (38.37%) Finance
3 65 (26.53%) Microsoft
4 54 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (16.33%) SQL
7 38 (15.51%) Data Analysis
8 34 (13.88%) Security Cleared
9 33 (13.47%) Project Management
10 30 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (11.84%) Microsoft Office
11 29 (11.84%) AWS
12 27 (11.02%) JIRA
12 27 (11.02%) Scrum
13 26 (10.61%) Windows
14 25 (10.20%) ETL
14 25 (10.20%) Migration
14 25 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (9.80%) Google
15 24 (9.80%) SC Cleared
16 22 (8.98%) User Stories
16 22 (8.98%) Acceptance Criteria
17 21 (8.57%) Epics
17 21 (8.57%) Google Sheets
17 21 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (8.16%) VBA
18 20 (8.16%) SQL Server
18 20 (8.16%) Management Information System
18 20 (8.16%) Data Management

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 18 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.45%) Confluence
3 2 (0.82%) SAS
3 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.41%) Documentum
Applications
1 131 (53.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (11.84%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.82%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.82%) SPSS
5 2 (0.82%) Stata
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.41%) Maximo
3 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.41%) Primavera
3 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.84%) AWS
2 21 (8.57%) Google Sheets
3 18 (7.35%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (7.35%) Power Platform
4 9 (3.67%) Office 365
5 8 (3.27%) Azure
6 4 (1.63%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (1.22%) GitHub
7 3 (1.22%) PowerApps
7 3 (1.22%) SaaS
8 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.82%) GCP
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.41%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Slack
9 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.22%) LAN
1 3 (1.22%) SAN
1 3 (1.22%) WAN
1 3 (1.22%) Wireless
2 2 (0.82%) NetScaler
2 2 (0.82%) VPN
3 1 (0.41%) ATM
3 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.41%) Firewall
3 1 (0.41%) FTP
3 1 (0.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) Intranet
3 1 (0.41%) ISDN
3 1 (0.41%) Q.931
3 1 (0.41%) QSIG
3 1 (0.41%) Skype
3 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.94%) Power BI
3 11 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.67%) MS Access
4 9 (3.67%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.45%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.45%) Pentaho
7 5 (2.04%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.22%) OLAP
9 3 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.82%) GIS
10 2 (0.82%) MySQL
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (11.02%) JIRA
2 7 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.82%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.41%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.41%) LSMW
5 1 (0.41%) MSI
5 1 (0.41%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.41%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.41%) PVCS
5 1 (0.41%) Toad
General
1 94 (38.37%) Finance
2 16 (6.53%) Public Sector
3 12 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.08%) Banking
5 9 (3.67%) Retail
6 5 (2.04%) Front Office
6 5 (2.04%) Local Government
6 5 (2.04%) Publishing
7 3 (1.22%) Legal
8 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.82%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) International Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 95 (38.78%) Analyst
2 36 (14.69%) Business Analyst
3 20 (8.16%) Data Analyst
4 18 (7.35%) Coordinator
4 18 (7.35%) Developer
4 18 (7.35%) Project Manager
5 12 (4.90%) Agile Business Analyst
6 10 (4.08%) Project Officer
6 10 (4.08%) Security Analyst
7 9 (3.67%) Administrator
8 8 (3.27%) Consultant
8 8 (3.27%) VBA Developer
9 7 (2.86%) Project Coordinator
9 7 (2.86%) Report Analyst
10 6 (2.45%) Data Business Analyst
10 6 (2.45%) Excel Developer
10 6 (2.45%) Excel VBA Developer
10 6 (2.45%) Junior
10 6 (2.45%) Performance Analyst
11 5 (2.04%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.63%) .NET
1 4 (1.63%) AngularJS
1 4 (1.63%) XML
2 3 (1.22%) jQuery
2 3 (1.22%) Middleware
3 2 (0.82%) BAPI
3 2 (0.82%) IDoc
3 2 (0.82%) ODBC
3 2 (0.82%) React
4 1 (0.41%) ActiveX
4 1 (0.41%) HTML
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.41%) REST
4 1 (0.41%) Swing
4 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.63%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.63%) Derivative
4 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.63%) Equities
4 4 (1.63%) Learning Management System
4 4 (1.63%) User Experience
5 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.22%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.82%) Blog
6 2 (0.82%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.82%) FMCG
6 2 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (0.82%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.41%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.61%) Windows
2 16 (6.53%) Windows 10
3 6 (2.45%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.41%) Linux
5 1 (0.41%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (15.51%) Data Analysis
3 33 (13.47%) Project Management
4 30 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (11.02%) Scrum
6 25 (10.20%) ETL
6 25 (10.20%) Migration
6 25 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (8.98%) Acceptance Criteria
7 22 (8.98%) User Stories
8 21 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (8.57%) Epics
8 21 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (8.16%) Change Control
9 20 (8.16%) Data Management
9 20 (8.16%) Performance Metrics
10 19 (7.76%) Visualisation
11 18 (7.35%) Data Engineering
12 17 (6.94%) Data Visualisation
13 16 (6.53%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.33%) SQL
2 20 (8.16%) VBA
3 12 (4.90%) C
4 6 (2.45%) C#
4 6 (2.45%) Python
4 6 (2.45%) VB
5 3 (1.22%) Java
5 3 (1.22%) R
5 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.82%) ABAP
7 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.41%) Korn
7 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (13.88%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.31%) Degree
4 11 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (3.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.22%) PMP
7 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.82%) MCSE
7 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) IIBA
8 1 (0.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.08%) PMO
2 9 (3.67%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.67%) QA
3 6 (2.45%) SLA
4 5 (2.04%) GDPR
5 3 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.22%) vCloud
2 3 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.04%) SCCM
2 3 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.22%) WSUS
3 2 (0.82%) EnCase
3 2 (0.82%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.41%) Control-M
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 65 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.80%) Google
3 17 (6.94%) SAP
4 10 (4.08%) Oracle
5 6 (2.45%) Cloudera
5 6 (2.45%) ServiceNow
5 6 (2.45%) Tableau
6 4 (1.63%) IBM
7 3 (1.22%) Citrix
7 3 (1.22%) Symantec
7 3 (1.22%) VMware
8 2 (0.82%) Anaplan
8 2 (0.82%) Cellebrite
8 2 (0.82%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.82%) Cognos
8 2 (0.82%) Fiserv
8 2 (0.82%) HP
8 2 (0.82%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.82%) Wyse
8 2 (0.82%) Xceptor