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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 23 10 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.22% 9.90% 11.14%
As % of the Applications category 92.00% 83.33% 59.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 25
Average daily rate
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£300 £555 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.94% +57.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £247 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £591 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +7.14%
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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
25 12 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 14.37% 11.88% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 36
Average daily rate £300 £555 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.94% +80.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £170 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £573 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle
4 9 (28.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
6 7 (21.88%) MS Project
6 7 (21.88%) MS Office
7 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 6 (18.75%) Sybase
7 6 (18.75%) DB2
7 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
7 6 (18.75%) Informix
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.63%) Scrum
8 5 (15.63%) SQL
8 5 (15.63%) UNIX
8 5 (15.63%) .NET
8 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.50%) Windows
9 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 4 (12.50%) IBM
9 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
9 4 (12.50%) Migration
9 4 (12.50%) SOA

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) LiveLink
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (21.88%) MS Project
2 7 (21.88%) MS Office
3 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.75%) DB2
3 6 (18.75%) Informix
3 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) Front Office
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Architect
1 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
1 6 (18.75%) Developer
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Perl Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Deployment Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Project Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) REST
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) Moose
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) OSGi
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Sling
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Felix
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (9.38%) Credit Risk
4 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 2 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) UNIX
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
1 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
2 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.63%) Scrum
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) SOA
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Use Case
3 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 4 (12.50%) Change Control
4 3 (9.38%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
4 3 (9.38%) OO
4 3 (9.38%) RUP
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) Perl
2 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.38%) Korn
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) VBA
4 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CISA
2 1 (3.13%) CISM
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) Sybase
4 4 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) Teradata
5 2 (6.25%) Trayport
5 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.25%) Blue Prism
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix