The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 22 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.46% 11.76% 12.81%
As % of the Applications category 91.67% 73.68% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 27
Average daily rate
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£300 £503 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +38.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £254 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £587 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.24%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Applications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
24 19 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.50% 15.97% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 36
Average daily rate £300 £450 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +27.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £209 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Canary Wharf region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Canary Wharf region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (28.57%) Oracle
4 10 (28.57%) MS Office
5 9 (25.71%) MS Project
6 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
6 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (17.14%) Scrum
8 6 (17.14%) Sybase
8 6 (17.14%) DB2
8 6 (17.14%) Informix
8 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
8 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 5 (14.29%) JIRA
9 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 5 (14.29%) UNIX
9 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (11.43%) SOA
10 4 (11.43%) Project Management
10 4 (11.43%) Windows
10 4 (11.43%) UML
10 4 (11.43%) IBM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) MS Project Server
3 2 (5.71%) LiveLink
4 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (28.57%) MS Office
3 9 (25.71%) MS Project
4 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Wireless
1 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.14%) DB2
3 6 (17.14%) Informix
3 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Project Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Perl Developer
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Deployment Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Deployment Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) SOAP
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) REST
1 3 (8.57%) Moose
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Sling
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Felix
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) Spring
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) HTML5
2 1 (2.86%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
3 3 (8.57%) Credit Risk
3 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
3 3 (8.57%) User Experience
4 2 (5.71%) PMI
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) UNIX
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
1 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) Scrum
2 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.43%) Use Case
4 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
4 4 (11.43%) UML
4 4 (11.43%) SOA
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) OO
5 3 (8.57%) RUP
5 3 (8.57%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.71%) Change Control
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Perl
2 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.57%) Korn
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) VB
3 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CISA
2 1 (2.86%) CISM
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) Sybase
4 4 (11.43%) IBM
5 3 (8.57%) Blue Prism
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) Teradata
6 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.86%) Adobe