Period
to 17 January 2020

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 17 January 2020 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
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 510 544 516
Rank change year-on-year +34 -28 -80
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 202 311 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Applications category 3.48% 4.06% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 180 219
England median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £127 £187 £200
90th Percentile £538 £750 £688
UK median daily rate £325 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -13.22% -6.38% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 38
England median hourly rate £19.06 £18.03 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.68% +18.23% +29.79%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.83 £11.25
90th Percentile £36.23 £38.55 £24.73
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.07 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.39% +20.47% +27.44%

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 5,807 7,664 8,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.76% 8.41% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,381 4,513 5,134
England median daily rate £363 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +6.38% +0.71%
10th Percentile £140 £148 £145
90th Percentile £550 £556 £575
UK median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 687 676
England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.25 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.10 £40.35 £34.50
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -3.09%

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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 2020. 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 +45 80 £425 -6.08% 24
South East +65 46 £200 -44.83% 8
North of England +20 32 £350 -6.67% 17
North West +21 19 £400 +14.29% 8
South West +17 18 £250 +25.00% 6
Midlands +51 14 £250 - 7
East of England +17 13 £264 +26.13% 12
West Midlands +49 10 £281 +40.63% 4
Yorkshire +36 8 £341 -9.00% 4
North East +22 5 £148 - 5
East Midlands +24 4 £178 -36.94% 3
Spreadsheet
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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.

1 111 (54.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (24.75%) Finance
3 39 (19.31%) Microsoft
4 35 (17.33%) Windows
5 33 (16.34%) Microsoft Office
6 32 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (14.85%) SQL
8 28 (13.86%) Security Cleared
9 27 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (11.39%) Data Analysis
11 21 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (10.40%) Active Directory
11 21 (10.40%) Project Management
12 20 (9.90%) SC Cleared
13 19 (9.41%) Windows Server
13 19 (9.41%) Migration
14 18 (8.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 18 (8.91%) ITSM
14 18 (8.91%) Windows 7
15 16 (7.92%) MS Visio
15 16 (7.92%) Telecoms
15 16 (7.92%) Public Sector
16 15 (7.43%) Data Management
16 15 (7.43%) Windows XP
16 15 (7.43%) SQL Server
16 15 (7.43%) Remedy
16 15 (7.43%) Management Information System
16 15 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (6.93%) Change Control

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 13 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 13 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 13 (6.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.47%) Confluence
4 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 111 (54.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (16.34%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (8.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (7.92%) MS Visio
5 13 (6.44%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (5.45%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.99%) SPSS
7 2 (0.99%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (6.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.99%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.50%) HFM
4 1 (0.50%) iTrent
4 1 (0.50%) Maximo
4 1 (0.50%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.50%) Primavera
4 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.93%) Power Platform
2 11 (5.45%) AWS
3 8 (3.96%) Azure
4 5 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.48%) Google Sheets
4 5 (2.48%) Office 365
4 5 (2.48%) PowerApps
5 3 (1.49%) GitHub
5 3 (1.49%) SaaS
6 2 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.99%) GCP
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.50%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.50%) Slack
7 1 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.93%) VPN
2 13 (6.44%) Internet
2 13 (6.44%) Remote Desktop
2 13 (6.44%) WebEx
3 7 (3.47%) 4G
4 6 (2.97%) 3G
4 6 (2.97%) 5G
5 4 (1.98%) LAN
6 3 (1.49%) SAN
6 3 (1.49%) WAN
6 3 (1.49%) Wireless
7 2 (0.99%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.50%) DWDM
8 1 (0.50%) Q.931
8 1 (0.50%) QSIG
8 1 (0.50%) Skype
8 1 (0.50%) Softphone
8 1 (0.50%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.45%) Power BI
3 8 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.97%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.97%) Pentaho
5 5 (2.48%) Big Data
5 5 (2.48%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.49%) GIS
8 2 (0.99%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.99%) MS Access
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.50%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.50%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.50%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.44%) JIRA
2 4 (1.98%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.50%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.50%) LSMW
4 1 (0.50%) MSI
4 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (24.75%) Finance
2 16 (7.92%) Public Sector
2 16 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.96%) Billing
3 8 (3.96%) Retail
4 5 (2.48%) Front Office
5 4 (1.98%) Local Government
5 4 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.98%) Publishing
6 3 (1.49%) Legal
7 2 (0.99%) Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (22.28%) Analyst
2 20 (9.90%) Developer
3 17 (8.42%) Project Manager
4 15 (7.43%) Coordinator
5 13 (6.44%) Data Analyst
6 12 (5.94%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.45%) IT Support
8 8 (3.96%) Architect
8 8 (3.96%) IT Analyst
8 8 (3.96%) VBA Developer
9 7 (3.47%) Consultant
9 7 (3.47%) Excel Developer
9 7 (3.47%) Excel VBA Developer
9 7 (3.47%) Junior
9 7 (3.47%) Project Officer
9 7 (3.47%) Support Engineer
10 6 (2.97%) Administrator
10 6 (2.97%) Telecoms Architect
11 5 (2.48%) Performance Analyst
11 5 (2.48%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.48%) .NET
1 5 (2.48%) jQuery
2 4 (1.98%) CSS
2 4 (1.98%) HTML
3 3 (1.49%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.49%) CSS3
3 3 (1.49%) HTML5
3 3 (1.49%) Middleware
4 2 (0.99%) BAPI
4 2 (0.99%) IDoc
4 2 (0.99%) ODBC
4 2 (0.99%) RESTful
4 2 (0.99%) XML
5 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.50%) React
5 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.43%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.94%) Blackberry
3 12 (5.94%) PDA
4 8 (3.96%) NHS
5 7 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.48%) CMDB
6 5 (2.48%) User Experience
7 4 (1.98%) Derivative
7 4 (1.98%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.98%) Equities
8 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.49%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.49%) Handset
9 2 (0.99%) Blog
9 2 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.99%) EPoS
9 2 (0.99%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.33%) Windows
2 19 (9.41%) Windows Server
3 18 (8.91%) Windows 7
4 15 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (7.43%) Windows XP
5 13 (6.44%) Windows 2000
5 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (6.44%) Windows Vista
6 9 (4.46%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (11.39%) Data Analysis
3 21 (10.40%) Project Management
3 21 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (9.41%) Migration
5 18 (8.91%) ITSM
6 15 (7.43%) Data Management
7 14 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (6.93%) Change Control
8 13 (6.44%) PRINCE2
9 12 (5.94%) Incident Management
9 12 (5.94%) Service Delivery
10 11 (5.45%) ETL
10 11 (5.45%) Risk Management
10 11 (5.45%) Scrum
11 10 (4.95%) Data Modelling
11 10 (4.95%) Statistics
12 9 (4.46%) Asset Management
12 9 (4.46%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.85%) SQL
2 12 (5.94%) VBA
3 10 (4.95%) C
4 6 (2.97%) Python
5 4 (1.98%) C#
5 4 (1.98%) R
6 3 (1.49%) VB
7 2 (0.99%) ABAP
8 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.46%) Degree
4 8 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.48%) MCP
6 4 (1.98%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.50%) ACCA
8 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.95%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.46%) QA
3 8 (3.96%) SLA
4 7 (3.47%) GDPR
5 5 (2.48%) PMO
6 1 (0.50%) BS7799
6 1 (0.50%) GAAP
6 1 (0.50%) IFRS
6 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (10.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.49%) vCloud
2 3 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (6.44%) ServiceCenter
2 12 (5.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (2.48%) SCCM
4 3 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.49%) WSUS
5 1 (0.50%) Control-M
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.43%) Remedy
3 14 (6.93%) SAP
4 13 (6.44%) Bomgar
4 13 (6.44%) HP
4 13 (6.44%) Peregrine
5 11 (5.45%) Adobe
6 9 (4.46%) Oracle
7 8 (3.96%) Google
8 6 (2.97%) Cloudera
8 6 (2.97%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.98%) IBM
10 3 (1.49%) Citrix
10 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.49%) Symantec
10 3 (1.49%) VMware
11 2 (0.99%) BT
11 2 (0.99%) Cisco
11 2 (0.99%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.99%) Wyse