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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.35% 9.00% 8.70%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% 36.00% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Average daily rate £450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £331 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £460 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
MS Excel
London

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
10 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.94% 25.00% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 7
Average daily rate £450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £375 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -4.47%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) MS Office
4 5 (23.81%) Front Office
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) Banking
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (19.05%) Time Management
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) MS Access
5 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) UML
6 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (14.29%) VBA
6 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) MS Project
6 3 (14.29%) T-SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project Server
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (14.29%) MS Project
4 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (19.05%) MS Access
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) PowerDesigner
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Front Office
3 4 (19.05%) Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (4.76%) Bulgarian Language
5 1 (4.76%) French Language
5 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
5 1 (4.76%) German Language
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Perl Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Reference Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
2 3 (14.29%) WCF
2 3 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) XSL
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) COM
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Equities
2 1 (4.76%) PMI
2 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (19.05%) Time Management
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Data Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) BPMN
4 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) KYC
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) DevExpress
2 3 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) Syncfusion
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow