Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 8 April 2020 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
England > London
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 410 469 453
Rank change year-on-year +59 -16 -55
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 71 145 198
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Applications category 3.82% 4.30% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 100 148
Median daily rate £432 £468 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.59% -6.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £146 £199 £213
90th Percentile £645 £678 £688
England median daily rate £300 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -29.41% +6.25% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 6
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.33 £19.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.23% -17.78% +23.60%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.25 £14.13
90th Percentile £37.88 £46.89 £31.00
England median hourly rate £19.06 £19.50 £16.79
% change year-on-year -2.28% +16.14% +33.73%

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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,859 3,374 4,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.46% 7.90% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,265 2,218 2,779
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £159 £158 £153
90th Percentile £594 £588 £590
England median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 128 163
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.77% +10.16%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £35.60 £47.09 £40.80
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year +12.50% -0.62% +0.63%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Spreadsheet in London.

Daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Spreadsheet in London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Spreadsheet in London.

Hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Spreadsheet in London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the London region over the 6 months to 8 April 2020. 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
Central London +60 12 £556 +10.15% 1
East London +55 4 £146 -46.91% 1
West London +33 4 £438 -1.13%
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 28 (39.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.72%) Finance
3 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
4 11 (15.49%) SQL
5 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
6 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
6 9 (12.68%) 4G
7 8 (11.27%) Performance Metrics
7 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (11.27%) 5G
7 8 (11.27%) Banking
7 8 (11.27%) Billing
7 8 (11.27%) Windows
7 8 (11.27%) 3G
7 8 (11.27%) CRM
8 7 (9.86%) VBA
8 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.86%) Migration
8 7 (9.86%) Regulatory Compliance
8 7 (9.86%) Big Data
9 6 (8.45%) Front Office
9 6 (8.45%) Oracle
10 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
10 5 (7.04%) Java
10 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (4.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (39.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.41%) SPSS
5 1 (1.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Azure
1 3 (4.23%) Power Platform
2 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.41%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) 4G
2 8 (11.27%) 3G
2 8 (11.27%) 5G
3 2 (2.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) Softphone
4 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (9.86%) Big Data
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (4.23%) Power BI
6 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.82%) MS Access
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.41%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.41%) DB2
7 1 (1.41%) GIS
7 1 (1.41%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) JIRA
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.27%) Banking
3 8 (11.27%) Billing
4 6 (8.45%) Front Office
5 4 (5.63%) Public Sector
6 3 (4.23%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.23%) Local Government
7 2 (2.82%) Law
7 2 (2.82%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.82%) Publishing
8 1 (1.41%) Back Office
8 1 (1.41%) French Language
8 1 (1.41%) Games
8 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Data Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Architect
3 8 (11.27%) Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Telecoms Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Consultant
4 7 (9.86%) Coordinator
5 6 (8.45%) IT Support
6 5 (7.04%) VBA Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Electronic Trading Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) IT Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Java Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Pricing Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Excel Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Excel VBA Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) HTML5
2 1 (1.41%) ODBC
2 1 (1.41%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.63%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.23%) CMDB
5 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.41%) EPoS
6 1 (1.41%) FMCG
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.27%) CRM
1 8 (11.27%) Performance Metrics
2 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.86%) Migration
2 7 (9.86%) Regulatory Compliance
3 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (7.04%) Data Analysis
3 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
3 5 (7.04%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (5.63%) Analytics
4 4 (5.63%) Fintech
4 4 (5.63%) ITIL
4 4 (5.63%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (5.63%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.63%) Project Delivery
4 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.23%) Change Management
5 3 (4.23%) ERP
5 3 (4.23%) Records Management
5 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) VBA
3 5 (7.04%) Java
4 4 (5.63%) Python
5 3 (4.23%) R
5 3 (4.23%) VB
6 2 (2.82%) C#
6 2 (2.82%) VB6
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) Degree
3 3 (4.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (4.23%) MCP
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) GDPR
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.82%) Remedy
4 2 (2.82%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) Tableau
5 1 (1.41%) Anaplan
5 1 (1.41%) BT
5 1 (1.41%) Civica
5 1 (1.41%) EMC
5 1 (1.41%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) TIBCO