The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Canary Wharf region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 13 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.48% 12.76% 12.28%
As % of the Applications category 68.42% 58.73% 66.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 28 18
Average daily rate
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£503 £366 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.20% -26.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £220 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £489 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 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 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Applications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
19 63 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.32% 21.72% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 37 34
Average daily rate £450 £355 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -29.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £216 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £469 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 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 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
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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 July 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 28 July 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 20 (83.33%) Finance
2 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) Degree
4 12 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (50.00%) MS Office
5 9 (37.50%) Intranet
5 9 (37.50%) Publishing
5 9 (37.50%) CMS
5 9 (37.50%) Content Management
6 8 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (33.33%) Marketing
6 8 (33.33%) Graphic Design
6 8 (33.33%) Wiki
6 8 (33.33%) Social Media
6 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (33.33%) Internet
6 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (33.33%) Photoshop
6 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
8 5 (20.83%) MS Project
8 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
9 4 (16.67%) Migration
9 4 (16.67%) Retail
9 4 (16.67%) MCSE
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
10 3 (12.50%) Lync

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (37.50%) CMS
2 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) Lync
3 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Office
1 12 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 5 (20.83%) MS Project
4 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Intranet
2 8 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (83.33%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Publishing
3 8 (33.33%) Marketing
4 4 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (12.50%) Front Office
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Coordinator
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 3 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 8 (33.33%) Wiki
1 8 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (4.17%) PMI
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Content Management
2 8 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) BPR
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Dependency Management
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (4.17%) RUP
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) MCSE
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) PMP
4 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CISA
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Avaya
3 2 (8.33%) F5