The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Spreadsheet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 25 June 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 122 139
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 13 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.51% 0.19%
As % of the Applications category 5.68% 5.21% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Median daily rate £120 £254 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.75% +41.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £150 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £282
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £265 £275
% change year-on-year +32.07% -3.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £10.36 £11.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.91% -48.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00%  

Spreadsheet is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 229 288 312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 8.54% 9.77% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 160 212
Median daily rate £350 £315 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 38 33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.91% +35.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £39.13 £41.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in the South West

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spreadsheet in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in the South West

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in the South West

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in the South West

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -2 9 £120 -40.00% 1
Wiltshire +5 2 £415 +32.80% 1
Gloucestershire +4 1 - - 2
Dorset - 1 £425 -
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (34.62%) Asset Management
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) IT Asset Management
3 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 4 (15.38%) SLA
7 3 (11.54%) Apple
7 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
7 3 (11.54%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) DBS Check
7 3 (11.54%) Network Management
7 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.69%) PMO
8 2 (7.69%) IFRS
8 2 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
8 2 (7.69%) Windows 8

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MS Access
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (3.85%) PowerPivot
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) Spatial Data
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.85%) MSI
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.85%) WiX
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) ICT Manager
3 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Database Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Database Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.85%) Report Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (3.85%) Breeze.js
2 1 (3.85%) Durandal
2 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.85%) Express
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) Kendo UI
2 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (3.85%) WCF
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) WPF
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (34.62%) Asset Management
3 7 (26.92%) IT Asset Management
3 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Network Management
6 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.69%) Time Management
7 2 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL
8 1 (3.85%) ITSM
8 1 (3.85%) MVC
8 1 (3.85%) OO
8 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) DBS Check
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) APMP
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) IFRS
2 2 (7.69%) PMO
3 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Apple
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
4 1 (3.85%) Samsung
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow