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 3 months to 28 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.

Spreadsheets
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 420 384
Rank change year-on-year +30 -36  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 198 197 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Applications category 4.47% 3.69% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 124 120
Median daily rate £375 £316 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £138 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £559 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £208
% change year-on-year +16.07% +34.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 22
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.86% -7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.72 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.98 £29.50 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.24
% change year-on-year -7.14% -1.68%  

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 England with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4431 5340 6004
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.65% 10.81% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 3216 3298
Median daily rate £353 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 456 601
Median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.93% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.30 £32.50
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in England

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
London +21 86 £415 +10.66% 10
South East +20 44 £325 +7.43% 9
West Midlands +20 17 £333 +71.61% 4
North West +24 14 £223 +17.72% 2
South West -3 13 £313 -3.84% 2
Yorkshire +13 11 £313 +53.37% 2
East of England -7 6 £238 -32.14% 1
North East -10 5 £320 +132.72% 1
East Midlands -8 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £350 -
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 153 (36.69%) Finance
2 122 (29.26%) Microsoft
3 107 (25.66%) MS Excel
4 96 (23.02%) SQL
5 71 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
7 68 (16.31%) Data Analysis
8 56 (13.43%) Project Management
9 47 (11.27%) MS Office
9 47 (11.27%) Windows
9 47 (11.27%) Banking
10 43 (10.31%) Management Information System
11 41 (9.83%) VBA
12 38 (9.11%) Python
12 38 (9.11%) Security Cleared
13 37 (8.87%) Degree
13 37 (8.87%) Active Directory
14 32 (7.67%) SharePoint
15 31 (7.43%) Validation
16 30 (7.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 29 (6.95%) Analytics
18 28 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (6.71%) SLA
18 28 (6.71%) PRINCE2
18 28 (6.71%) Migration
19 27 (6.47%) Bloomberg
20 25 (6.00%) SQL Server
21 24 (5.76%) MS Project
21 24 (5.76%) Reuters
21 24 (5.76%) Investment Banking

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 32 (7.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.96%) SAS
3 3 (0.72%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.72%) IIS
4 2 (0.48%) GroupWise
4 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.24%) CMS
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 107 (25.66%) MS Excel
2 47 (11.27%) MS Office
3 24 (5.76%) MS Project
4 20 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (3.12%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.44%) SPSS
7 3 (0.72%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.96%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.72%) Primavera
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.24%) SnowdropKCS
5 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (1.92%) Office 365
2 4 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.72%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.48%) IaaS
4 2 (0.48%) PaaS
4 2 (0.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.24%) AdSense
5 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.12%) Internet
2 7 (1.68%) DNS
2 7 (1.68%) Wireless
3 6 (1.44%) Firewall
3 6 (1.44%) LAN
3 6 (1.44%) WAN
4 5 (1.20%) DHCP
4 5 (1.20%) Intranet
5 4 (0.96%) WLAN
6 3 (0.72%) Network Security
7 2 (0.48%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.48%) VoIP
7 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.24%) Broadband
8 1 (0.24%) Skype
8 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.12%) MS Access
3 11 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.16%) QlikView
5 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (1.68%) Big Data
7 7 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.44%) OLAP
8 6 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.20%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.44%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.20%) JIRA
4 4 (0.96%) NUnit
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.72%) MSI
5 3 (0.72%) WiX
6 2 (0.48%) Hudson
6 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.48%) Moq
6 2 (0.48%) Selenium
6 2 (0.48%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.24%) JBehave
7 1 (0.24%) Maven
7 1 (0.24%) Redmine
7 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 153 (36.69%) Finance
2 47 (11.27%) Banking
3 24 (5.76%) Investment Banking
4 23 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.92%) Front Office
7 6 (1.44%) Advertising
8 5 (1.20%) Marketing
8 5 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.20%) Publishing
9 4 (0.96%) Back Office
9 4 (0.96%) Retail
10 3 (0.72%) Games
10 3 (0.72%) Legal
11 2 (0.48%) Billing
11 2 (0.48%) Electronics
11 2 (0.48%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 158 (37.89%) Analyst
2 63 (15.11%) Developer
3 57 (13.67%) Data Analyst
4 40 (9.59%) Administrator
5 35 (8.39%) Business Analyst
6 24 (5.76%) Project Manager
6 24 (5.76%) Python Developer
7 20 (4.80%) Support Officer
8 19 (4.56%) Excel Developer
8 19 (4.56%) Project Officer
9 18 (4.32%) Project Support Officer
10 16 (3.84%) Quantitative Developer
10 16 (3.84%) SQL Analyst
11 15 (3.60%) Project Administrator
11 15 (3.60%) Systems Analyst
12 14 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (3.12%) Consultant
13 13 (3.12%) Coordinator
14 12 (2.88%) Analyst Developer
14 12 (2.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.08%) .NET
2 7 (1.68%) XML
3 6 (1.44%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.44%) Web Services
4 5 (1.20%) WCF
5 4 (0.96%) D3.js
5 4 (0.96%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (0.72%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.72%) Ajax
6 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (0.72%) Breeze.js
6 3 (0.72%) Durandal
6 3 (0.72%) Entity Framework
6 3 (0.72%) Express
6 3 (0.72%) jQuery
6 3 (0.72%) Kendo UI
6 3 (0.72%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (0.72%) Three.js
Miscellaneous
1 69 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (10.31%) Management Information System
3 30 (7.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (3.60%) NHS
5 7 (1.68%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.68%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.68%) PMI
6 6 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.20%) User Experience
8 4 (0.96%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.96%) Derivative
8 4 (0.96%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.72%) CMDB
9 3 (0.72%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.72%) Equities
9 3 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.72%) Life Science
9 3 (0.72%) Robotics
10 2 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (11.27%) Windows
2 20 (4.80%) Windows 7
3 11 (2.64%) Windows 10
3 11 (2.64%) Windows 8
4 8 (1.92%) Linux
5 6 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.20%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.48%) Unix
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (16.31%) Data Analysis
3 56 (13.43%) Project Management
4 31 (7.43%) Validation
5 29 (6.95%) Analytics
6 28 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (6.71%) Migration
6 28 (6.71%) PRINCE2
7 23 (5.52%) Asset Management
8 20 (4.80%) Time Management
9 19 (4.56%) Business Analysis
9 19 (4.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (4.32%) Visualisation
11 16 (3.84%) Data Visualisation
12 15 (3.60%) CRM
12 15 (3.60%) Data Management
12 15 (3.60%) ERP
12 15 (3.60%) Process Improvement
13 14 (3.36%) Network Management
13 14 (3.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (23.02%) SQL
2 41 (9.83%) VBA
3 38 (9.11%) Python
4 15 (3.60%) C#
5 11 (2.64%) VB
6 9 (2.16%) C
6 9 (2.16%) Java
6 9 (2.16%) R
7 7 (1.68%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.68%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.20%) MATLAB
8 5 (1.20%) VB6
9 4 (0.96%) Perl
10 3 (0.72%) C++
10 3 (0.72%) Ruby
10 3 (0.72%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.24%) Groovy
11 1 (0.24%) PHP
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (9.11%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.87%) Degree
3 21 (5.04%) PhD
4 13 (3.12%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.64%) DBS Check
6 10 (2.40%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.40%) PMI Certification
7 9 (2.16%) ECDL
7 9 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.68%) CISSP
9 5 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.96%) CCNA
10 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.96%) MCSE
10 4 (0.96%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.72%) CISM
11 3 (0.72%) MCP
11 3 (0.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.71%) SLA
2 24 (5.76%) PMO
3 18 (4.32%) Data Quality
3 18 (4.32%) QA
4 7 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.44%) IFRS
6 5 (1.20%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.96%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.48%) GDPR
9 2 (0.48%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (8.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.96%) Firmware
4 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.48%) NDS
4 2 (0.48%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.24%) MOM
2 1 (0.24%) Nessus
2 1 (0.24%) SCCM
2 1 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 122 (29.26%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.47%) Bloomberg
3 24 (5.76%) Reuters
4 23 (5.52%) Oracle
5 18 (4.32%) CheckPoint
6 16 (3.84%) SAP
7 13 (3.12%) HP
8 8 (1.92%) Tableau
9 7 (1.68%) Cisco
9 7 (1.68%) Citrix
10 6 (1.44%) Apple
10 6 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.44%) VMware
11 5 (1.20%) Google
11 5 (1.20%) Juniper
12 4 (0.96%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.96%) IBM
13 3 (0.72%) CODA
13 3 (0.72%) Remedy
13 3 (0.72%) Sun
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