Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 171 196
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25 -29
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 19 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.56% 0.43%
As % of the Applications category 3.75% 5.30% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 15
South West median daily rate £359 £383 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.21% +22.40% +5.04%
10th Percentile £282 £108 £167
90th Percentile £479 £475 £433
England median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 7
South West median hourly rate £16.15 £11.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.77% -60.00% +121.42%
10th Percentile £11.16 £9.60 £11.05
90th Percentile £19.18 £16.03 £28.75
England median hourly rate £14.97 £11.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year +27.15% -21.53% -2.60%

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 West with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 506 604 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.96% 10.59% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 346 459
South West median daily rate £350 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £145 £130 £125
90th Percentile £489 £475 £475
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 107 81
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.17% +15.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £43.00 £43.00
England median hourly rate £15.53 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -5.91% +4.76% +5.00%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Spreadsheet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Bristol -10 10 £353 -21.67%
Wiltshire -3 2 £358 +43.00%
Somerset -10 2 - - 1
Dorset - 2 £488 -
Gloucestershire +9 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (10.53%) CyberArk
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) ISEB
4 2 (10.53%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) QA
5 1 (5.26%) WPF
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) JSP 440
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Data Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction

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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (5.26%) MS Access
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Coordinator
1 4 (21.05%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Project Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Project Support Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Project Support Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Firmware Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Officer
4 1 (5.26%) ICT Officer
4 1 (5.26%) ICT Support
4 1 (5.26%) ICT Support Officer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) NHS Information Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
2 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Data Management
2 2 (10.53%) ERP
2 2 (10.53%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (5.26%) Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Case Management
3 1 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Postgraduate
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) JSP 440
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy