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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 23 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.57% 11.97% 11.93%
As % of the Applications category 88.46% 63.64% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 18
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £209 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £524 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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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
26 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 14.21% 18.80% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 26
Average daily rate £475 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £274 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
1 27 (62.79%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (25.58%) MS Office
4 10 (23.26%) Oracle
4 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
6 8 (18.60%) MS Project
6 8 (18.60%) Project Management
6 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
7 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (16.28%) Scrum
7 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
7 7 (16.28%) Windows
8 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.95%) Informix
8 6 (13.95%) Sybase
8 6 (13.95%) DB2
8 6 (13.95%) PMI Certification
8 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
8 6 (13.95%) Migration
8 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
8 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (13.95%) JIRA
8 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
8 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (11.63%) Use Case
9 5 (11.63%) SQL
9 5 (11.63%) UNIX

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (20.93%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) MS Project Server
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.65%) LiveLink
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (25.58%) MS Office
3 8 (18.60%) MS Project
4 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.95%) DB2
3 6 (13.95%) Informix
3 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 27 (62.79%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Project Manager
3 7 (16.28%) Business Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Perl Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.65%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) SOAP
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
1 3 (6.98%) REST
1 3 (6.98%) Moose
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Sling
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Felix
2 1 (2.33%) J2EE
2 1 (2.33%) Spring
2 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.33%) HTML5
2 1 (2.33%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
2 4 (9.30%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.98%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.65%) PMI
4 2 (4.65%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Equities
5 1 (2.33%) Derivative
5 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) UNIX
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Vista
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.60%) Project Management
2 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.28%) Scrum
4 6 (13.95%) Migration
4 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
4 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Use Case
5 5 (11.63%) UML
5 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (9.30%) SOA
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.98%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (6.98%) PRINCE
7 3 (6.98%) OO
7 3 (6.98%) RUP
7 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) Perl
2 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.98%) Korn
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) PMI Certification
2 4 (9.30%) PMP
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) CISSP
4 1 (2.33%) CISA
4 1 (2.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) Sybase
4 4 (9.30%) IBM
5 3 (6.98%) HP
5 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.98%) Blue Prism
6 2 (4.65%) Teradata
6 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix
7 1 (2.33%) Adobe