The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 25 June 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
England / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 122 64
Rank change year-on-year +65 -58  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.36% 0.19% 0.96%
As % of the Applications category 4.55% 2.86% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £338 £185 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.56% +42.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £265 £275
% change year-on-year +32.07% -3.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00%  

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 the North East with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 44 105 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 7.87% 6.55% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 57 32
Median daily rate £300 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £180 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £485 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% +13.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £10.61 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £24.40 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in the North East

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in the North East

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Tyne and Wear +73 2 £338 +82.56% 1
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) CCTV
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Infor

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Software Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Network Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Infor