The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 March 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 75 73
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.07% 0.098% 0.30%
As % of the Applications category 5.30% 0.73% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £331 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £285 £185
% change year-on-year +14.03% +54.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £14.24
% change year-on-year -5.45% -3.44%  

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 Reading with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 132 137 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.25% 13.47% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 58 77
Median daily rate £300 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +9.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £200 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.30 £21.33 £19.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Reading

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in Reading over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (31.25%) SLA
3 5 (31.25%) ECDL
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) Robotics
5 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) Maya
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) User Experience
6 2 (12.50%) Software Licensing
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (12.50%) Test Management
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) PaaS
7 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (6.25%) Marketing

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (18.75%) Maya
4 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Project Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Project Assistant
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Risk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Project Officer
6 1 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Support Officer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Robotics
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Software Licensing
3 2 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Development
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Complex ETL
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Logistics
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ECDL
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft