Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 321 327 283
Rank change year-on-year +6 -44 +22
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 52 48 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.29% 0.47%
As % of the Applications category 3.26% 2.76% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 38
South East median daily rate £363 £225 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.11% -32.33% +12.71%
10th Percentile £263 £185 £145
90th Percentile £506 £397 £441
England median daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 15
South East median hourly rate £24.45 £12.50 £10.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.56% +15.74% -13.60%
10th Percentile £10.73 £9.90 £8.50
90th Percentile £36.35 £13.75 £21.25
England median hourly rate £18.03 £15.25 £11.75
% change year-on-year +18.23% +29.79% -26.56%

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 1,593 1,739 1,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.96% 10.51% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 915 858
South East median daily rate £363 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £143 £135 £150
90th Percentile £538 £510 £488
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 183 225
South East median hourly rate £15.19 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.64 £10.03 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.13 £31.35 £36.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.24%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +4 22 £363 +61.11% 3
Buckinghamshire - 12 £425 - 1
Berkshire -11 10 £275 -21.43% 2
Hampshire -25 10 £338 +46.10%
Surrey -10 9 £374 +96.84%
West Sussex -12 6 £508 +37.16%
East Sussex - 3 £281 -
Kent +12 1 - - 1
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 30 (57.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (23.08%) Finance
4 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (17.31%) SQL
5 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
5 9 (17.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (15.38%) Migration
7 7 (13.46%) Oracle
7 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (13.46%) Windows
8 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 6 (11.54%) Essbase
8 6 (11.54%) Data Analysis
8 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.62%) Visualisation
9 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
9 5 (9.62%) User Experience
9 5 (9.62%) Power BI
9 5 (9.62%) JIRA
9 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
9 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.62%) MySQL
9 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
10 4 (7.69%) SAP
10 4 (7.69%) PHP
10 4 (7.69%) Linux

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 4 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (57.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (3.85%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) GitHub
2 3 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.92%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) SSH
2 1 (1.92%) 3G
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.92%) WebEx
2 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Essbase
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
2 5 (9.62%) Power BI
3 4 (7.69%) MariaDB
4 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (5.77%) MS Access
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Smart View
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.62%) JIRA
2 4 (7.69%) Phabricator
2 4 (7.69%) PhpStorm
3 1 (1.92%) ERwin
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Electronics
4 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Billing
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Business Data Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (5.77%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Database Developer
6 2 (3.85%) HR Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) HR Data Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Junior Architect
6 2 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Project Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) VB Developer
6 2 (3.85%) VB VBA Developer
6 2 (3.85%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.92%) Durandal
2 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.92%) jQuery
2 1 (1.92%) Kendo UI
2 1 (1.92%) Keras
2 1 (1.92%) OAuth
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.92%) RESTful
2 1 (1.92%) scikit-learn
2 1 (1.92%) SignalR
2 1 (1.92%) TensorFlow
2 1 (1.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) User Experience
3 4 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.85%) Handset
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.92%) iPad
6 1 (1.92%) iPhone
6 1 (1.92%) NHS
6 1 (1.92%) Robotics
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Unix
3 3 (5.77%) Android
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (15.38%) Migration
4 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
5 5 (9.62%) Visualisation
6 4 (7.69%) Analytics
6 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.69%) Logistics
6 4 (7.69%) SDLC
6 4 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 4 (7.69%) Workshop Facilitation
7 3 (5.77%) Data Privacy
7 3 (5.77%) Project Management
7 3 (5.77%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.69%) PHP
4 3 (5.77%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) VB
5 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) Java 8
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) PMO
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.92%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Google
3 4 (7.69%) SAP
4 3 (5.77%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.85%) Samsung
6 1 (1.92%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.92%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.92%) Remedy
6 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.92%) Tableau