The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 30 April 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 56 70
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.35% 0.67% 0.28%
As % of the Applications category 2.74% 5.49% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £254 £238
% change year-on-year +37.79% +6.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £33.00 £9.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +266.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.60 £12.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.62% -15.00%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 73 91 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 12.61% 12.12% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 32
Median daily rate £263 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £154 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 18
Median hourly rate £31.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.24% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.38 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.93% +7.33%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Hertfordshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Hertfordshire

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Hatfield -8 1 £350 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) ISMS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) ISO27002
3 2 (33.33%) IFS
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Business Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Earned Value Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) VBA

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Primavera
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Security
2 1 (16.67%) Information Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planner
2 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) ISMS
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) ISO27002
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) IFS
3 1 (16.67%) SAP