Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 280 320
Rank change year-on-year -42 +40 -42
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 50 73 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the Applications category 2.88% 4.37% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 43
South East median daily rate £225 £333 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.33% +12.71% +21.65%
10th Percentile £179 £145 £156
90th Percentile £396 £441 £550
England median daily rate £388 £363 £328
% change year-on-year +6.90% +10.60% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 6
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £10.80 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.74% -13.60% +13.64%
10th Percentile £10.24 £8.50 £9.13
90th Percentile £67.75 £21.25 £33.50
England median hourly rate £15.50 £11.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +31.91% -26.56% +3.90%

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 South East with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,736 1,672 2,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.48% 10.88% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 852 1,134
South East median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £135 £150 £155
90th Percentile £511 £488 £483
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 225 208
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.69% +1.72%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £31.38 £36.50 £37.73
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.03
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.45% +0.20%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Spreadsheet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in the South East over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Thames Valley -28 34 £225 -30.77% 5
Berkshire -6 28 £350 +7.69% 1
Hampshire -4 9 £231 -2.74% 3
Oxfordshire -1 5 £225 +42.86%
Surrey -28 3 £190 -24.38% 1
West Sussex -9 2 £370 +1.37% 3
Buckinghamshire -46 1 £160 -58.71% 4
Kent - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 31 (62.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 8 (16.00%) Migration
3 8 (16.00%) Retail
3 8 (16.00%) Data Analysis
3 8 (16.00%) Data Migration
3 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (12.00%) Actionable Insight
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (12.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle
4 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (10.00%) Statistics
5 5 (10.00%) QA
5 5 (10.00%) PMO
6 4 (8.00%) Office 365
6 4 (8.00%) Degree
6 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (8.00%) Data Entry
6 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.00%) SAP
6 4 (8.00%) ITIL
6 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.00%) Linux
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports

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 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (62.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.00%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) OneDrive
2 2 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
1 2 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.00%) 4G
2 1 (2.00%) Broadband
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.00%) MS Access
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
1 8 (16.00%) Retail
2 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.00%) Digital Economy
3 2 (4.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Data Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 5 (10.00%) Excel Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Data Entry Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Report Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Data Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Data Migration Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Migration Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) SAP Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) CMDB
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.00%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) PDA
4 1 (2.00%) Pricing Data
4 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Data Analysis
1 8 (16.00%) Data Migration
1 8 (16.00%) Migration
2 6 (12.00%) Actionable Insight
2 6 (12.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (10.00%) Statistics
4 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.00%) Data Entry
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL
4 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.00%) Benchmarking
5 3 (6.00%) Data Acquisition
5 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (4.00%) Analytics
6 2 (4.00%) Change Control
6 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.00%) Cyber Resilience
6 2 (4.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.00%) C
2 2 (4.00%) Perl
2 2 (4.00%) VBA
3 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) BICSI Certification
2 3 (6.00%) CCNA
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.00%) JNCIA
2 3 (6.00%) JNCIS
2 3 (6.00%) LPIC
2 3 (6.00%) MCSE
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.00%) RHCE
3 2 (4.00%) HNC
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) ACCA
4 1 (2.00%) CIMA
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PMP
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) PMO
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) SAP
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) Dell
4 3 (6.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) Juniper
5 1 (2.00%) Remedy