Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 328 299 317
Rank change year-on-year -29 +18 -20
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 51 63 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Applications category 2.82% 3.78% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 33
South East median daily rate £325 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +10.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £151 £176 £178
90th Percentile £549 £488 £433
England median daily rate £400 £400 £310
% change year-on-year - +29.24% -4.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 10
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.74 £9.50 £9.93
90th Percentile £35.30 £55.55 £25.98
England median hourly rate £18.00 £13.73 £13.50
% change year-on-year +31.08% +1.72% -15.52%

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 1,810 1,665 1,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.61% 10.41% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,007 876 1,045
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -1.52%
10th Percentile £147 £143 £143
90th Percentile £525 £513 £488
England median daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +4.90% +2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 202 209
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.80 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -4.52% +6.90%
10th Percentile £10.49 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.15 £32.13 £38.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%

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 18 July 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
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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 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 -15 23 £500 +19.05% 6
Berkshire -21 17 £425 -10.53% 4
Hampshire -8 14 £163 -45.83% 1
Surrey -23 9 £374 +36.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £538 +22.86% 1
West Sussex -6 4 £190 -45.71%
East Sussex -1 1 - -
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 19 (37.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
4 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (17.65%) SAP
6 8 (15.69%) SQL
6 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
7 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
8 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 6 (11.76%) Degree
8 6 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
9 5 (9.80%) Validation
9 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
9 5 (9.80%) IIS
9 5 (9.80%) Oracle
9 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.80%) Windows
9 5 (9.80%) Project Management
10 4 (7.84%) Internet
10 4 (7.84%) .NET
10 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
10 4 (7.84%) Advertising
10 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
10 4 (7.84%) Data Quality

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 (9.80%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.88%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.96%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.96%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
2 3 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.88%) Power BI
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Advertising
4 3 (5.88%) Retail
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.96%) Automotive
6 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.96%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) HR Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Pricing Manager
5 3 (5.88%) .NET Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Data Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Report Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.96%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Social Media
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) Robotics
5 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (9.80%) Project Management
2 5 (9.80%) Validation
3 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.88%) CRM
4 3 (5.88%) Data Extraction
4 3 (5.88%) ETL
4 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.88%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (5.88%) Strategic Thinking
4 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 2 (3.92%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (3.92%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) Order to Cash
5 2 (3.92%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) VBA
4 1 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) Degree
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.88%) PMO
2 3 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) GAAP
3 1 (1.96%) GDPR
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) SAP
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Ariba
5 1 (1.96%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (1.96%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) UiPath
5 1 (1.96%) VMware