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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 31 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.92% 9.60% 8.85%
As % of the Applications category 96.88% 77.27% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 4
Median daily rate £325 £513 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% +32.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £555 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.01%
MS Excel
London

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
32 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.50% 12.43% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 10
Median daily rate £323 £506 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.29% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £600 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 26 (66.67%) Finance
2 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 14 (35.90%) Windows
5 13 (33.33%) MS Office
6 12 (30.77%) Change Management
6 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
7 10 (25.64%) Citrix
7 10 (25.64%) Project Management
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 9 (23.08%) Degree
8 9 (23.08%) Time Management
9 8 (20.51%) Validation
9 8 (20.51%) ITIL
10 7 (17.95%) Oracle
10 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
10 7 (17.95%) Internet
10 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
10 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
10 7 (17.95%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (15.38%) MCSM
11 6 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (15.38%) MCDST
11 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
11 6 (15.38%) Wireless
11 6 (15.38%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (15.38%) Identity Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.38%) IBM Notes
3 5 (12.82%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (10.26%) IIS
4 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.56%) LiveLink
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (17.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (10.26%) MS Project
4 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Beauchamp
2 1 (2.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Internet
1 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.38%) Ethernet
2 6 (15.38%) Wireless
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 4 (10.26%) SAN
3 4 (10.26%) Skype
4 3 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.56%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) DNS
6 1 (2.56%) LAN
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support
2 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 5 (12.82%) Desktop Team Leader
2 5 (12.82%) Senior Desktop Support
2 5 (12.82%) Support Team Leader
2 5 (12.82%) Team Leader
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Graduate
4 3 (7.69%) Graduate Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Portfolio Manager
4 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) LAMP
1 1 (2.56%) Velocity
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 6 (15.38%) Client/Server
4 4 (10.26%) Clustering
5 3 (7.69%) EMC VNX
5 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (2.56%) CMDB
7 1 (2.56%) e-Learning
7 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Change Management
2 10 (25.64%) Project Management
3 9 (23.08%) Time Management
4 8 (20.51%) ITIL
4 8 (20.51%) Validation
5 6 (15.38%) Identity Management
5 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Service Management
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.13%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) VB
4 2 (5.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.38%) A+ Certification
2 6 (15.38%) ACDT
2 6 (15.38%) ACHDS
2 6 (15.38%) ACTC
2 6 (15.38%) MCDST
2 6 (15.38%) MCP
2 6 (15.38%) MCSA
2 6 (15.38%) MCSE
2 6 (15.38%) MCSM
2 6 (15.38%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
2 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HAProxy
1 3 (7.69%) WMI
1 3 (7.69%) WSUS
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Citrix
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle
4 6 (15.38%) Apple
4 6 (15.38%) HP
4 6 (15.38%) Lotus
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) VMware
6 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.69%) EMC
6 3 (7.69%) Polycom
6 3 (7.69%) Remedy
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) SAP