The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 29 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.89% 1.34% -
As % of the Applications category 8.57% 13.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £113 £335 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.41% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £208
% change year-on-year +16.07% +34.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £14.24
% change year-on-year -5.45% -3.44%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 35 44 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 10.42% 9.80% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 19
Median daily rate £263 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £128 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -71.42%  
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Gloucestershire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Gloucestershire

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Gloucester - 3 £113 -
Spreadsheet
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) Mac OS X
1 5 (62.50%) Apple
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Time Management
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
1 5 (62.50%) Network Management
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (62.50%) DBS Check
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Mac OS X
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Management
1 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
1 5 (62.50%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Apple
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) VMware