The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 247 233
Rank change year-on-year +34 -14  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 25 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Applications category 3.20% 3.34% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 9
Median daily rate £343 £305 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.29% -11.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £200 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £350 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £265 £275
% change year-on-year +32.07% -3.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £15.07 £11.25 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.95% -72.89%  
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 South East with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 781 898 1182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.23% 10.19% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 468 553
Median daily rate £350 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £143 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 103 139
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.50 £22.50
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 South East

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

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in the South East

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in the South East

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in the South East

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South 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
Surrey +9 7 £190 - 2
Berkshire +16 5 £445 +48.33%
Hampshire -1 5 £300 -3.06%
West Sussex +19 4 £350 +27.27%
Buckinghamshire -13 3 £525 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £115 - 3
Kent 0 1 £255 -32.00%
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 South East region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 35 (49.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.94%) Finance
4 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (18.31%) Windows
5 13 (18.31%) SQL
6 12 (16.90%) Data Analysis
7 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (12.68%) Mathematics
9 8 (11.27%) Migration
10 7 (9.86%) Java
10 7 (9.86%) Python
10 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (9.86%) Degree
11 6 (8.45%) Statistics
11 6 (8.45%) CMDB
11 6 (8.45%) Time Management
11 6 (8.45%) Visualisation
11 6 (8.45%) Data Visualisation
11 6 (8.45%) Big Data
11 6 (8.45%) Statistical Modelling
11 6 (8.45%) MS Visio
11 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
11 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
11 6 (8.45%) Linux
11 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
11 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
11 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
12 5 (7.04%) Algorithms

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (49.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Visio
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (2.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.41%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.41%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Office 365
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) IaaS
3 2 (2.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) DNS
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
1 2 (2.82%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) LAN
2 1 (1.41%) Skype
2 1 (1.41%) VoIP
2 1 (1.41%) VPN
2 1 (1.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) Big Data
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.63%) QlikView
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MSI
2 2 (2.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) Hudson
2 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.82%) NUnit
2 2 (2.82%) Selenium
2 2 (2.82%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) WiX
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Publishing
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Data Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.04%) Administrator
4 5 (7.04%) Data Centre Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Consultant
5 4 (5.63%) Data Scientist
5 4 (5.63%) IT Support
5 4 (5.63%) Junior
5 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Business Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Project Officer
6 3 (4.23%) Project Support Officer
6 3 (4.23%) Support Officer
7 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Data Visualisation Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) D3.js
1 4 (5.63%) Three.js
2 3 (4.23%) Web Services
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.82%) Ajax
3 2 (2.82%) AppFabric
3 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (2.82%) Breeze.js
3 2 (2.82%) Durandal
3 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.82%) Express
3 2 (2.82%) jQuery
3 2 (2.82%) Kendo UI
3 2 (2.82%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (2.82%) SignalR
3 2 (2.82%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (2.82%) WCF
3 2 (2.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) CMDB
2 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.04%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.63%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.23%) Robotics
6 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.82%) Life Science
6 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.82%) PMI
6 2 (2.82%) User Experience
7 1 (1.41%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.82%) Unix
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.90%) Data Analysis
3 9 (12.68%) Mathematics
4 8 (11.27%) Migration
5 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.45%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.45%) Statistical Modelling
6 6 (8.45%) Statistics
6 6 (8.45%) Time Management
6 6 (8.45%) Visualisation
7 5 (7.04%) Analytics
7 5 (7.04%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.04%) ERP
7 5 (7.04%) Project Management
8 4 (5.63%) ETL
8 4 (5.63%) Kanban
8 4 (5.63%) Scrum
8 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) Java
2 7 (9.86%) Python
3 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.04%) R
5 4 (5.63%) C
5 4 (5.63%) MATLAB
5 4 (5.63%) VB
6 2 (2.82%) C#
6 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.82%) VBA
7 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.04%) BICSI Certification
3 5 (7.04%) CCNA
3 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.04%) JNCIA
3 5 (7.04%) JNCIS
3 5 (7.04%) LPIC
3 5 (7.04%) MCSE
3 5 (7.04%) RHCE
4 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) ACCA
5 2 (2.82%) CIMA
5 2 (2.82%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.41%) ECDL
6 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) GDPR
2 2 (2.82%) PMO
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Firmware
2 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Cisco
2 5 (7.04%) Dell
2 5 (7.04%) HP
2 5 (7.04%) Juniper
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle
4 2 (2.82%) Citrix
4 2 (2.82%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.82%) Pegasus
4 2 (2.82%) Tableau
5 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.41%) Remedy
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.41%) VMware