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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 21 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.76% 6.87% 10.91%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 64.29% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 9
Median daily rate £413 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £368 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%

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
9 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.14% 10.69% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 21
Median daily rate £500 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £307 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) Windows
4 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 12 (37.50%) MS Office
6 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
7 9 (28.13%) Degree
7 9 (28.13%) Citrix
7 9 (28.13%) Validation
7 9 (28.13%) Change Management
8 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (25.00%) ITIL
8 8 (25.00%) Time Management
9 7 (21.88%) SQL
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle
9 7 (21.88%) Internet
9 7 (21.88%) Project Management
10 6 (18.75%) HP
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.75%) Java
10 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
11 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
11 5 (15.63%) MCSM
11 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (15.63%) Ethernet
11 5 (15.63%) Client/Server
11 5 (15.63%) IBM Notes

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 5 (15.63%) IBM Notes
1 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (9.38%) MS Project
4 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Internet
2 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) Ethernet
3 5 (15.63%) SAN
3 5 (15.63%) Wireless
4 4 (12.50%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) Skype
5 3 (9.38%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.25%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (3.13%) DHCP
7 1 (3.13%) DNS
7 1 (3.13%) FCoE
7 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.13%) HTTP
7 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.13%) Multicast
7 1 (3.13%) NAS
7 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) HBase
2 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 4 (12.50%) Desktop Team Leader
2 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support
2 4 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
2 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 4 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Lync Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Operations Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
1 2 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) LAMP
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (15.63%) Blackberry
3 5 (15.63%) Client/Server
4 4 (12.50%) Clustering
5 3 (9.38%) EMC VNX
5 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.13%) CMDB
7 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Change Management
1 9 (28.13%) Validation
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Time Management
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) Identity Management
4 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
6 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management
6 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (6.25%) Data Governance
7 2 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (15.63%) A+ Certification
3 5 (15.63%) ACDT
3 5 (15.63%) ACHDS
3 5 (15.63%) ACTC
3 5 (15.63%) MCDST
3 5 (15.63%) MCP
3 5 (15.63%) MCSA
3 5 (15.63%) MCSE
3 5 (15.63%) MCSM
3 5 (15.63%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CCNA
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) KVM
5 1 (3.13%) NFS
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.13%) SRDF
5 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HAProxy
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (9.38%) WMI
1 3 (9.38%) WSUS
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Citrix
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle
4 6 (18.75%) HP
5 5 (15.63%) Apple
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 5 (15.63%) Lotus
5 5 (15.63%) VMware
6 4 (12.50%) EMC
7 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.38%) Polycom
7 3 (9.38%) Remedy
8 2 (6.25%) IBM
9 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
9 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
9 1 (3.13%) DataSynapse
9 1 (3.13%) Intel
9 1 (3.13%) NetApp
9 1 (3.13%) Sybase
9 1 (3.13%) TIBCO