Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 329 314 312
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 47 53 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Applications category 2.75% 3.13% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 35
South East median daily rate £362 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.67% -1.64% +2.35%
10th Percentile £255 £161 £185
90th Percentile £492 £488 £388
England median daily rate £375 £400 £313
% change year-on-year -6.25% +28.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 14
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £15.07 £10.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +41.90% -37.53%
10th Percentile £12.70 £12.01 £8.50
90th Percentile £15.30 £158.01 £22.18
England median hourly rate £16.81 £15.04 £12.50
% change year-on-year +11.77% +20.28% -16.67%

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 1,708 1,692 1,828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.33% 10.33% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 926 937
South East median daily rate £375 £339 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.70% +5.86% -1.54%
10th Percentile £150 £135 £135
90th Percentile £525 £500 £488
England median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.45% +6.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 180 225
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £9.19 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £36.58 £35.00 £39.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 21 September 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
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 21 September 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 -2 21 £400 +33.33% 8
Berkshire -6 18 £300 -24.05% 4
Surrey -22 14 £374 +36.00% 2
Hampshire -21 10 £320 +6.67% 7
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £413 -13.16% 3
Kent +12 1 - - 3
West Sussex -7 1 £190 -45.71%
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 23 (48.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (38.30%) Finance
3 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
4 12 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
6 8 (17.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.89%) Oracle
8 6 (12.77%) IIS
8 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (12.77%) Windows
8 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
9 5 (10.64%) Advertising
9 5 (10.64%) Validation
9 5 (10.64%) Project Management
9 5 (10.64%) SQL
9 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
9 5 (10.64%) Power BI
9 5 (10.64%) Data Privacy
10 4 (8.51%) Change Management
10 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
10 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.51%) Essbase
10 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
10 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
10 4 (8.51%) Visualisation
11 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (6.38%) Retail

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 (12.77%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.26%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
1 3 (6.38%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Power BI
2 4 (8.51%) Essbase
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.26%) MS Access
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Smart View
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.64%) Advertising
4 3 (6.38%) Retail
5 2 (4.26%) Digital Economy
6 1 (2.13%) Automotive
6 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.13%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Data Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Pricing Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) HR Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) HR Data Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Communications Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.13%) Durandal
2 1 (2.13%) EDI
2 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.13%) jQuery
2 1 (2.13%) Kendo UI
2 1 (2.13%) Keras
2 1 (2.13%) OAuth
2 1 (2.13%) RESTful
2 1 (2.13%) scikit-learn
2 1 (2.13%) SignalR
2 1 (2.13%) TensorFlow
2 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Handset
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.26%) Social Media
5 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.13%) Robotics
5 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.64%) Data Privacy
4 5 (10.64%) Project Management
4 5 (10.64%) Validation
5 4 (8.51%) Change Management
5 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.51%) Visualisation
6 3 (6.38%) Analytics
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
6 3 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.38%) Strategic Thinking
7 2 (4.26%) Active Listening
7 2 (4.26%) BDD
7 2 (4.26%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.26%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) Java 8
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
3 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) SAP
4 2 (4.26%) Google
4 2 (4.26%) Hyperion
4 2 (4.26%) Samsung
5 1 (2.13%) Ariba
5 1 (2.13%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (2.13%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.13%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.13%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.13%) UiPath
5 1 (2.13%) VMware