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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.33% 7.57% 8.67%
As % of the Applications category 32.00% 93.33% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £344 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -5.72%
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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
25 15 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 26.04% 8.11% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 36
Average daily rate £438 £450 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £312 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Project Management
3 8 (40.00%) MS Office
4 6 (30.00%) MS Project
4 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 4 (20.00%) Retail
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (20.00%) Change Control
7 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
7 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (15.00%) UML
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) VBA
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
8 2 (10.00%) VB
8 2 (10.00%) OO

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS Project
3 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) Extranet
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Publishing
4 1 (5.00%) French Language
4 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) MI Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (5.00%) OLE
2 1 (5.00%) ActiveX
2 1 (5.00%) ADO
2 1 (5.00%) COM
2 1 (5.00%) COM+
2 1 (5.00%) STL
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) DHTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) PMI
1 2 (10.00%) Market Risk
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.00%) Derivative
2 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Change Control
5 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Time Management
6 2 (10.00%) ETRM
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) VBA
3 2 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) VB6
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Trayport
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase