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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Spreadsheets
Rank - 53 -
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.22% -
As % of the Applications category - 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £190
% change year-on-year +16.07% +47.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00%  

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 Essex with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 55 81 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 13.38% 17.84% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 30
Median daily rate £265 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.89% +45.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 11
Median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -29.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £19.00 £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Essex

Spreadsheet
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Information Management
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WLAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) NDS
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Novell
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) NHS
4 2 (28.57%) CCA
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) GroupWise
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management

Spreadsheet
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) GroupWise
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Information Management
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) NDS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Novell
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco