Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 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 West
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 181 172
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 +11
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 26 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.14% 0.50%
As % of the Applications category 5.32% 1.77% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 19
South West median daily rate £305 £308 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.97% +50.24% -34.40%
10th Percentile £231 £192 £106
90th Percentile £430 £524 £480
England median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +29.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
South West median hourly rate £22.03 £35.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.05% +185.71% -55.45%
10th Percentile £16.55 £32.50 £9.98
90th Percentile £27.64 £37.50 £14.33
England median hourly rate £16.57 £19.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -15.05% +50.00% -3.70%

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 489 395 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.20% 7.80% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 210 302
South West median daily rate £365 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.96% +3.08% -
10th Percentile £126 £157 £128
90th Percentile £538 £475 £475
England median daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year +0.67% +6.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 56 52
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.23% -5.45% +13.40%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.13 £11.15
90th Percentile £51.00 £37.50 £44.88
England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -0.93%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 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
Gloucestershire +5 16 - - 1
Bristol -16 6 £310 -21.02% 2
Somerset - 2 £275 -
Wiltshire -45 1 £550 +38.71%
Cornwall - 1 £200 -
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 West region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (73.08%) Change Control
3 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
4 17 (65.38%) Finance
5 16 (61.54%) Risk Management
5 16 (61.54%) PRINCE2
5 16 (61.54%) DV Cleared
5 16 (61.54%) Requirements Management
5 16 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (61.54%) Document Management
5 16 (61.54%) Information Assurance
5 16 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (57.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (57.69%) C
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (15.38%) Degree
8 4 (15.38%) DevOps
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.54%) Coaching
9 3 (11.54%) Dependency Management
9 3 (11.54%) Budget Control
9 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
9 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (11.54%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 3 (11.54%) PMO
9 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
9 3 (11.54%) QA
9 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (11.54%) Data Management

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:

Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Broadband
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) MS Access
1 1 (3.85%) Power BI
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Project Officer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior PMO
4 2 (7.69%) Senior PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Statistician
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Project Control Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Project Control Officer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planner
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Change Control
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (61.54%) Document Management
3 16 (61.54%) Information Assurance
3 16 (61.54%) PRINCE2
3 16 (61.54%) Requirements Management
3 16 (61.54%) Risk Management
3 16 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) Budget Control
5 3 (11.54%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) Data Management
5 3 (11.54%) Dependency Management
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 16 (61.54%) DV Cleared
3 15 (57.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
1 3 (11.54%) PMO
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory