Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 306 336
Rank change year-on-year +165 +30 -10
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 16 47 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Applications category 4.79% 3.32% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 24
Median daily rate £408 £350 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -3.31% +25.91%
10th Percentile £277 £147 £259
90th Percentile £501 £428 £492
England median daily rate £450 £352 £375
% change year-on-year +27.84% -6.13% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.49 - £14.00
10th Percentile £10.65 - £12.70
90th Percentile £13.74 - £15.30
England median hourly rate £23.24 £12.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year +85.92% -21.28% +5.37%

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 334 1,415 1,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.68% 9.95% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 717 957
Median daily rate £330 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -6.67% +9.49%
10th Percentile £128 £139 £150
90th Percentile £568 £550 £525
England median daily rate £379 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.07% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 173 160
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.57% -9.68%
10th Percentile £12.57 £10.25 £9.57
90th Percentile £48.78 £53.50 £37.53
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +15.11% +5.30% -

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Spreadsheet as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Spreadsheet in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in the South East

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Spreadsheet in the South East over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in the South East

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Spreadsheet in the South East.

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 6 months to 1 October 2020. 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
Hampshire +92 6 £390 +11.43% 3
Thames Valley +116 5 £300 +81.82% 1
Berkshire +90 3 £363 +119.70%
Kent +35 2 £493 +264.81%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £288 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey +73 1 - -
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (12.50%) OLAP
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (12.50%) IFS
3 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working

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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) assyst
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) OLAP
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Scientist
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V Architect
4 1 (6.25%) IFS Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) IFS Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Data Scientist
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Integration Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Change Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior VMware Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Conflict Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Science
4 1 (6.25%) Decision-Making
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) CBAP
2 1 (6.25%) IIBA
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) IFS
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.25%) Snow
2 1 (6.25%) VMware