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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 18 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.76% 11.17% 12.93%
As % of the Applications category 85.71% 87.50% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 4
Median daily rate £325 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
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 £16.30 £14.50 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+12.37% -3.71%
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
21 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.73% 12.77% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 9
Median daily rate £325 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £225 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £545 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
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 £16.50 £14.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.30%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) MS Office
3 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
4 8 (27.59%) Windows
5 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
5 7 (24.14%) Change Management
5 7 (24.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
6 5 (17.24%) Degree
6 5 (17.24%) Time Management
6 5 (17.24%) ITIL
6 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.79%) MS Project
7 4 (13.79%) HP
7 4 (13.79%) SLA
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) QA
7 4 (13.79%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
8 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
8 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
8 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM

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 (31.03%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
4 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.45%) LiveLink
5 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 7 (24.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (13.79%) MS Project
4 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Beauchamp
2 1 (3.45%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
1 3 (10.34%) SAN
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (6.90%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) H.323
3 1 (3.45%) ISDN
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) Telepresence
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Front Office
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Excel Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Excel VBA Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) LAMP
1 1 (3.45%) Velocity
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) EMC VNX
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.45%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Project Management
2 7 (24.14%) Change Management
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Time Management
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Validation
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) VB
2 2 (6.90%) VBA
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
3 2 (6.90%) ACDT
3 2 (6.90%) ACHDS
3 2 (6.90%) ACTC
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MCDST
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
3 2 (6.90%) MCSA
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) MCSM
3 2 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HAProxy
1 2 (6.90%) WMI
1 2 (6.90%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) HP
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Apple
4 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) EMC
4 2 (6.90%) Lotus
4 2 (6.90%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) NetSuite
5 1 (3.45%) Polycom
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) SAP