Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 297 338 297
Rank change year-on-year +41 -41 +25
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 51 51 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Applications category 3.56% 2.76% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 37
South East median daily rate £352 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.31% -2.99% +11.67%
10th Percentile £147 £151 £185
90th Percentile £500 £549 £488
England median daily rate £383 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -4.38% - +29.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% -3.70%
10th Percentile £17.00 £12.74 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.65 £35.30 £18.90
England median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +33.33% -

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 1,431 1,845 1,668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.58% 10.79% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 1,024 873
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £143 £146 £143
90th Percentile £550 £525 £512
England median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 183 199
South East median hourly rate £16.62 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.26% +13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.11 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.13 £40.95 £29.50
England median hourly rate £16.62 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.26% +6.25% -3.03%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +40 21 £352 -5.88% 1
Thames Valley +15 21 £500 - 7
Berkshire -4 21 £500 +17.65% 3
Hampshire -8 6 £350 +115.38% 4
West Sussex +15 2 £350 +84.21% 1
Kent - 2 £135 - 1
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 28 (54.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (45.10%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (39.22%) Finance
4 15 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 11 (21.57%) Commercial Awareness
6 10 (19.61%) Benchmarking
6 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (19.61%) SQL
7 8 (15.69%) Logistics
8 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (13.73%) SAP
8 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
8 7 (13.73%) Power Platform
8 7 (13.73%) Power BI
9 6 (11.76%) Data Management
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.80%) Validation
10 5 (9.80%) Degree
10 5 (9.80%) VBA
11 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
11 4 (7.84%) Java
11 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
11 4 (7.84%) Data Entry
11 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
11 4 (7.84%) Retail
12 3 (5.88%) Robotics
12 3 (5.88%) Learning Management System
12 3 (5.88%) Physics
12 3 (5.88%) Computer Science

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 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (54.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP R/3
2 2 (3.92%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Power Platform
2 3 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.96%) GitHub
3 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Intranet
1 1 (1.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Power BI
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) MS Access
4 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) GIS
5 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.96%) Phabricator
2 1 (1.96%) PhpStorm
2 1 (1.96%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.96%) PVCS
2 1 (1.96%) Toad
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Front Office
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Business Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Data Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) HR Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Logistics Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Logistics Business Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Reward Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Report Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Business Development Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Development Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) HR Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) HR Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Insight Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Pricing Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) ActiveX
2 1 (1.96%) IDoc
2 1 (1.96%) RSS
2 1 (1.96%) Swing
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (45.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.88%) Learning Management System
2 3 (5.88%) Robotics
3 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
1 2 (3.92%) Unix
2 1 (1.96%) OpenVMS
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Commercial Awareness
2 10 (19.61%) Benchmarking
2 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (15.69%) Logistics
4 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (11.76%) Data Management
6 5 (9.80%) Validation
7 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Data Entry
7 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
8 3 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
8 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Physics
8 3 (5.88%) Robotic Process Automation
9 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.92%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (3.92%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) VBA
3 4 (7.84%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.96%) C
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) Korn
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.92%) PMP
3 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ECDL
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) PMO
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
1 7 (13.73%) SAP
2 3 (5.88%) Automation Anywhere
2 3 (5.88%) Blue Prism
2 3 (5.88%) UiPath
3 2 (3.92%) Workday
4 1 (1.96%) Apple
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle