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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 18 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.18% 6.94% 10.34%
As % of the Applications category 69.23% 70.59% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 10
Median daily rate £400 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £510 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
26 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 16.15% 9.83% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 19
Median daily rate £463 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
3 15 (39.47%) Windows
4 14 (36.84%) MS Office
5 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
6 10 (26.32%) Degree
6 10 (26.32%) Citrix
6 10 (26.32%) Validation
7 9 (23.68%) Change Management
7 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
7 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (23.68%) Time Management
8 8 (21.05%) Internet
8 8 (21.05%) ITIL
8 8 (21.05%) Oracle
9 7 (18.42%) Java
9 7 (18.42%) SQL
9 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.42%) Banking
9 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
10 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS
10 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (15.79%) MCDST
10 6 (15.79%) MCSM
10 6 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (15.79%) ACTC
10 6 (15.79%) ACHDS
10 6 (15.79%) ACDT
10 6 (15.79%) Wireless

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 6 (15.79%) IBM Notes
2 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.63%) LiveLink
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Office
2 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.89%) MS Project
5 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Internet
2 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.79%) Ethernet
3 6 (15.79%) Wireless
4 5 (13.16%) SAN
5 4 (10.53%) Firewall
5 4 (10.53%) Skype
6 3 (7.89%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.26%) LAN
7 2 (5.26%) WAN
8 1 (2.63%) DHCP
8 1 (2.63%) DNS
8 1 (2.63%) FCoE
8 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.63%) HTTP
8 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.63%) Multicast
8 1 (2.63%) NAS
8 1 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) HBase
2 1 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Front Office
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support
2 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 5 (13.16%) Desktop Team Leader
2 5 (13.16%) Senior Desktop Support
2 5 (13.16%) Support Team Leader
2 5 (13.16%) Team Leader
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Graduate
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Operations Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.63%) Velocity
2 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
3 6 (15.79%) Client/Server
4 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.53%) Clustering
5 3 (7.89%) EMC VNX
5 3 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.63%) CMDB
6 1 (2.63%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.63%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Validation
2 9 (23.68%) Change Management
2 9 (23.68%) Time Management
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
4 6 (15.79%) Project Management
4 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (7.89%) Defect Management
7 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
7 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Java
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) VB
3 2 (5.26%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.79%) A+ Certification
3 6 (15.79%) ACDT
3 6 (15.79%) ACHDS
3 6 (15.79%) ACTC
3 6 (15.79%) MCDST
3 6 (15.79%) MCP
3 6 (15.79%) MCSA
3 6 (15.79%) MCSE
3 6 (15.79%) MCSM
3 6 (15.79%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
2 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) KVM
5 1 (2.63%) NFS
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.63%) SRDF
5 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HAProxy
1 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (7.89%) WMI
1 3 (7.89%) WSUS
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Citrix
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle
4 6 (15.79%) Apple
4 6 (15.79%) HP
4 6 (15.79%) Lotus
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco
5 5 (13.16%) VMware
6 4 (10.53%) EMC
7 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.89%) Polycom
7 3 (7.89%) Remedy
8 2 (5.26%) IBM
9 1 (2.63%) AppDynamics
9 1 (2.63%) DataSynapse
9 1 (2.63%) Intel
9 1 (2.63%) NetApp
9 1 (2.63%) Sybase
9 1 (2.63%) TIBCO