Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 303 324
Rank change year-on-year -21 +21 -71
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 53 79 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Applications category 3.00% 4.41% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 34
South East median daily rate £290 £300 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.98% +30.30%
10th Percentile £185 £183 £165
90th Percentile £426 £391 £546
England median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 7
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -35.29% +61.90%
10th Percentile £11.25 £8.50 £9.15
90th Percentile £68.67 £23.75 £49.20
England median hourly rate £14.73 £11.77 £15.50
% change year-on-year +25.17% -24.06% +1.97%

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 1765 1793 2328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.48% 10.69% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 906 1222
South East median daily rate £345 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -1.54% +3.17%
10th Percentile £131 £135 £155
90th Percentile £506 £488 £488
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 230 225
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £16.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.34% +9.17% +6.08%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.52
90th Percentile £32.60 £38.78 £26.94
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45% +3.33%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 36 £288 -4.96% 1
Berkshire +18 29 £375 +25.00%
Hampshire -5 7 £220 -20.00%
Surrey -21 7 £275 +41.03%
Oxfordshire +2 5 £225 - 1
West Sussex -11 4 £350 -4.11% 1
Buckinghamshire -30 2 £293 -24.52%
Kent -14 1 £255 -11.30%
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 30 (56.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (24.53%) Finance
3 11 (20.75%) Migration
3 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.09%) Data Migration
6 7 (13.21%) MS Visio
6 7 (13.21%) Oracle
7 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
7 6 (11.32%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
8 5 (9.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (9.43%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Statistics
8 5 (9.43%) QA
8 5 (9.43%) Retail
8 5 (9.43%) SAP
8 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
8 5 (9.43%) Actionable Insight
9 4 (7.55%) GDPR
9 4 (7.55%) PMO
9 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
9 4 (7.55%) Office 365
9 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
9 4 (7.55%) CCNA
9 4 (7.55%) HP
9 4 (7.55%) Dell

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 (7.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (56.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS Visio
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.89%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.89%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) OneDrive
2 2 (3.77%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
1 2 (3.77%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Electronics
4 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.77%) Digital Economy
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) Coordinator
2 7 (13.21%) Data Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) Project Coordinator
3 6 (11.32%) Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Excel Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Data Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Data Entry Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Report Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Business Systems Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Product Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) CMDB
2 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Pricing Data
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Migration
2 8 (15.09%) Data Migration
3 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
3 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.43%) Actionable Insight
4 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.43%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (9.43%) Statistics
5 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.55%) Data Entry
5 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
6 3 (5.66%) Benchmarking
6 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Data Acquisition
6 3 (5.66%) ITIL
6 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.66%) Process Management
6 3 (5.66%) Time Management
7 2 (3.77%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) C
2 2 (3.77%) Perl
2 2 (3.77%) VBA
3 1 (1.89%) R
3 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) BICSI Certification
1 4 (7.55%) CCNA
1 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (7.55%) JNCIA
1 4 (7.55%) JNCIS
1 4 (7.55%) LPIC
1 4 (7.55%) MCSE
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.55%) RHCE
2 2 (3.77%) ACCA
2 2 (3.77%) CIMA
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) HNC
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) PMP
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) GDPR
2 4 (7.55%) PMO
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) SAP
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco
4 4 (7.55%) Dell
4 4 (7.55%) HP
4 4 (7.55%) Juniper
5 1 (1.89%) Bloomberg