Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 57 90
Rank change year-on-year -33 +33 -8
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 4 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.50% 3.09% 0.25%
As % of the Applications category 6.56% 14.21% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 22 2
Essex median daily rate £300 £290 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +202.70%
East of England median daily rate £350 £278 £200
% change year-on-year +26.13% +38.75% -38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.06 £11.00 £10.02
% change year-on-year +46.00% +9.81% -4.60%

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 Essex with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 61 190 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.63% 21.71% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 89 59
Essex median daily rate £300 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £129 £215 £122
90th Percentile £589 £475 £476
East of England median daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year +4.00% -2.34% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 73 63
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.16% +15.15%
10th Percentile £15.08 £15.75 £15.46
90th Percentile £35.35 £38.75 £41.27
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -9.09%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in Essex

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Essex

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Essex

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Basildon -4 4 £300 +4.35%
Spreadsheet
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WLAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) NHS

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Account Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (75.00%) CCA
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCP
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco