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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 11 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 9.65% 5.37% 10.70%
As % of the Applications category 47.83% 45.83% 52.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £538 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £463 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £575 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £316 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.66%
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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
23 24 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.18% 11.71% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 66
Average daily rate £300 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £176 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £575 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
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 31 October 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 31 October 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 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (60.00%) Finance
3 12 (48.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (48.00%) MS Office
4 11 (44.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (44.00%) Publishing
5 10 (40.00%) CMS
5 10 (40.00%) Content Management
5 10 (40.00%) Degree
5 10 (40.00%) Intranet
6 9 (36.00%) HTML
7 8 (32.00%) Photoshop
7 8 (32.00%) Internet
7 8 (32.00%) Graphic Design
7 8 (32.00%) Marketing
7 8 (32.00%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (32.00%) Wiki
7 8 (32.00%) Social Media
7 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (28.00%) Project Management
8 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
8 7 (28.00%) Windows
9 6 (24.00%) MS Project
9 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
10 5 (20.00%) Migration
11 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
11 4 (16.00%) Retail
11 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
11 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
12 3 (12.00%) Avaya

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 11 (44.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (40.00%) CMS
3 3 (12.00%) Lync
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Office
1 12 (48.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (32.00%) Photoshop
3 6 (24.00%) MS Project
4 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Intranet
2 8 (32.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) Extranet
3 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) LDAP
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (4.00%) Toad
1 1 (4.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Publishing
3 8 (32.00%) Marketing
4 4 (16.00%) Retail
5 3 (12.00%) Banking
6 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
7 1 (4.00%) Front Office
7 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Coordinator
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) MI Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) ADO
2 1 (4.00%) COM
2 1 (4.00%) COM+
2 1 (4.00%) STL
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) ActiveX
2 1 (4.00%) OLE
2 1 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (4.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Graphic Design
1 8 (32.00%) Wiki
1 8 (32.00%) Social Media
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Equities
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
1 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Content Management
2 8 (32.00%) Knowledge Management
2 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) RUP
7 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Content Management
7 2 (8.00%) Analytics
8 1 (4.00%) Dependency Management
8 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
2 1 (4.00%) VB6
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) CFA
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CISA
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Avaya
3 2 (8.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Sybase
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) IBM