Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 295 332 320
Rank change year-on-year +37 -12 -21
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 53 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Applications category 3.69% 3.04% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 28
South East median daily rate £350 £363 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +18.37% +2.08%
10th Percentile £151 £263 £185
90th Percentile £463 £500 £422
England median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
South East median hourly rate £11.90 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.67% +20.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.90 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.49 £34.67 £104.41
England median hourly rate £14.25 £15.43 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.62% +2.83% +22.45%

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 1,436 1,676 1,791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.49% 10.07% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 914 963
South East median daily rate £350 £375 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.54% +7.31% +9.06%
10th Percentile £140 £156 £135
90th Percentile £538 £525 £512
England median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 158 212
South East median hourly rate £18.45 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.00% -3.23% -5.34%
10th Percentile £10.80 £9.64 £9.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £35.00 £32.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.55
% change year-on-year +9.38% +2.89% -5.76%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 13 November 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
Surrey +46 22 £352 -5.88% 5
Hampshire +25 18 £330 -0.75% 1
Thames Valley +17 10 £165 -53.68% 9
Berkshire -7 7 £165 -40.00% 4
West Sussex +17 3 £350 -31.03%
Buckinghamshire +12 3 £164 -61.41% 1
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 29 (54.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (30.19%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
5 12 (22.64%) Windows
5 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
6 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
7 10 (18.87%) Data Management
8 9 (16.98%) Logistics
8 9 (16.98%) ITSM
9 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (15.09%) Power BI
9 8 (15.09%) Power Platform
10 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
10 7 (13.21%) SAP
11 6 (11.32%) SQL
12 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
12 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
12 5 (9.43%) Windows 2000
12 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
12 5 (9.43%) HP
12 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (9.43%) Peregrine
12 5 (9.43%) Remedy
12 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (9.43%) Windows Vista

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 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (54.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (7.55%) Acrobat
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.77%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.89%) Maximo
3 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Power Platform
2 4 (7.55%) Azure
3 3 (5.66%) AWS
3 3 (5.66%) GitHub
3 3 (5.66%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Remote Desktop
1 5 (9.43%) WebEx
2 4 (7.55%) Internet
2 4 (7.55%) VPN
3 3 (5.66%) LAN
3 3 (5.66%) SAN
3 3 (5.66%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) Power BI
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.77%) MS Access
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) LSMW
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Front Office
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Coordinator
4 5 (9.43%) Data Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Logistics Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Logistics Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Junior
5 4 (7.55%) Support Assistant
6 3 (5.66%) Business Development Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Development Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Junior Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Report Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) HR Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) HR Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
1 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
1 3 (5.66%) jQuery
1 3 (5.66%) Middleware
2 2 (3.77%) BAPI
2 2 (3.77%) IDoc
3 1 (1.89%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.55%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.55%) PDA
4 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.66%) Learning Management System
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.89%) FMCG
6 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 2000
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Vista
4 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (18.87%) Data Management
3 9 (16.98%) ITSM
3 9 (16.98%) Logistics
4 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.55%) Migration
7 4 (7.55%) Scrum
7 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.55%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Statistics
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (5.66%) Kanban
8 3 (5.66%) MVC
8 3 (5.66%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) C
3 3 (5.66%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) ABAP
4 2 (3.77%) VB
4 2 (3.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) MCP
2 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.77%) PMP
2 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.77%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) vCloud
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (7.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.66%) WSUS
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) SAP
3 5 (9.43%) Bomgar
3 5 (9.43%) HP
3 5 (9.43%) Peregrine
3 5 (9.43%) Remedy
4 4 (7.55%) Adobe
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle
5 3 (5.66%) Symantec
5 3 (5.66%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) Anaplan
6 1 (1.89%) Capita
6 1 (1.89%) Hyperion