Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 November 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 West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 205 209
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 -38
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 11 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Applications category 2.74% 4.77% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 19
North West median daily rate £335 £355 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.63% +24.56% -8.43%
10th Percentile £243 £144 £165
90th Percentile £415 £410 £460
England median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
North West median hourly rate £16.00 - £15.00
England median hourly rate £14.73 £11.77 £15.50
% change year-on-year +25.17% -24.06% +1.97%

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 the North West with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 401 461 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.01% 6.65% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 249 429
North West median daily rate £335 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £135 £122 £150
90th Percentile £488 £525 £475
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 61 85
North West median hourly rate £14.13 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.72% -8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £10.20
90th Percentile £47.05 £42.50 £47.33
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45% +3.33%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Spreadsheet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in the North West

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in the North West

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in the North West

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in the North West

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Cheshire +6 6 £326 -15.26%
Manchester +4 3 £425 +142.86%
Merseyside +5 2 - -
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) VBA
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
4 3 (27.27%) Google
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Infographics
5 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
5 2 (18.18%) A/B Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
5 2 (18.18%) PMO
5 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Multivariate Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) Publishing
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) SEO
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (9.09%) Advertising
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Resource Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Controller
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Analytics Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics Web Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) HR Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Project Controller
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Web Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) BYOD
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
3 2 (18.18%) A/B Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
3 2 (18.18%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Infographics
3 2 (18.18%) Multivariate Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) SEO
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) HND
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Samsung
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau