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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 11 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 9.57% 5.70% 10.63%
As % of the Applications category 37.93% 61.11% 60.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 31
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£388 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £413 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £538 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.13 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.19% -11.71%
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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
29 18 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 25.22% 9.33% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 53
Average daily rate £400 £475 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £375 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Finance
3 10 (47.62%) Project Management
4 9 (42.86%) MS Office
5 8 (38.10%) MS Project
5 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
6 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
6 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (23.81%) Banking
7 5 (23.81%) Retail
7 5 (23.81%) Publishing
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
8 4 (19.05%) Change Management
8 4 (19.05%) Intranet
8 4 (19.05%) CMS
8 4 (19.05%) Content Management
8 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
9 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
9 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) Time Management
9 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) Migration
9 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (14.29%) PMI
9 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) CMS
3 2 (9.52%) MS Project Server
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
2 8 (38.10%) MS Project
3 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
6 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Intranet
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) Extranet
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) ClearQuest
1 1 (4.76%) Rational Rose
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 5 (23.81%) Publishing
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Coordinator
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (4.76%) OLE
2 1 (4.76%) ActiveX
2 1 (4.76%) ADO
2 1 (4.76%) COM
2 1 (4.76%) COM+
2 1 (4.76%) STL
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) DHTML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) PMI
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Graphic Design
2 2 (9.52%) Wiki
2 2 (9.52%) Social Media
2 2 (9.52%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.76%) Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Equities
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Content Management
3 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
4 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) RUP
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB6
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) CFA
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Sybase