Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 82 98
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16 -3
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.57% 0.55%
As % of the Applications category 5.03% 4.04% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% - -
East of England median daily rate £350 £294 £225
% change year-on-year +19.15% +30.56% -41.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.44 £9.00 £10.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.28% -10.16% -0.17%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £28.66 £10.23 £16.50
East of England median hourly rate £13.87 £9.00 £10.02
% change year-on-year +54.11% -10.16% +5.25%

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 159 198 195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 12.44% 14.16% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 79 60
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.47% +22.95% +1.67%
10th Percentile £138 £128 £155
90th Percentile £490 £488 £500
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year - +18.18% -12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 54
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +19.30% -1.72%
10th Percentile £10.23 £9.20 £8.66
90th Percentile £53.23 £52.75 £33.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.03% +13.79% -12.12%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 July 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
Hatfield -7 6 £350 -26.32%
Stevenage - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (50.00%) CA
2 4 (50.00%) Legal
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) ISMS
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (50.00%) IFS
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) SAP PS
4 1 (12.50%) Primavera
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Wyse
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows

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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Primavera
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 4 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Head of Security
1 2 (25.00%) Information Officer
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (25.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planner
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) ISMS
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) CA
2 4 (50.00%) IFS
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Wyse