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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 23 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.85% 10.55% 10.10%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 58.97% 47.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 22
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £309 £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £575 £607
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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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
20 39 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.70% 17.89% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 54
Average daily rate £375 £385 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) Finance
3 11 (57.89%) Publishing
3 11 (57.89%) MS Office
3 11 (57.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (52.63%) CMS
4 10 (52.63%) Content Management
4 10 (52.63%) Intranet
5 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
5 9 (47.37%) HTML
5 9 (47.37%) Degree
6 8 (42.11%) Graphic Design
6 8 (42.11%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (42.11%) Wiki
6 8 (42.11%) Marketing
6 8 (42.11%) Social Media
6 8 (42.11%) Photoshop
6 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (42.11%) Internet
7 6 (31.58%) Project Management
7 6 (31.58%) MS Project
8 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
9 4 (21.05%) Migration
9 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
9 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (15.79%) Lync
10 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.79%) Avaya

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (52.63%) CMS
2 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) Lync
4 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Office
1 11 (57.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (42.11%) Photoshop
3 6 (31.58%) MS Project
4 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Intranet
2 8 (42.11%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) Extranet
3 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Rose
1 1 (5.26%) Toad
1 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Publishing
3 8 (42.11%) Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Coordinator
2 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) DHTML
2 1 (5.26%) ADO
2 1 (5.26%) COM+
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) ActiveX
2 1 (5.26%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Graphic Design
1 8 (42.11%) Wiki
1 8 (42.11%) Social Media
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Content Management
2 8 (42.11%) Knowledge Management
2 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) RUP
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) Dependency Management
7 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB6
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) MCITP
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Avaya
3 2 (10.53%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) IBM