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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.79% 11.30% 8.46%
As % of the Applications category 32.00% 80.00% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 16
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%
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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 25 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.47% 14.12% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 32
Average daily rate £438 £300 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) MS Office
4 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 5 (26.32%) MS Project
4 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Retail
5 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) Change Control
5 4 (21.05%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Matrix Management
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) VBA
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Web Design
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Office
2 5 (26.32%) MS Project
3 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) French Language
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (10.53%) MI Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) Deployment Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (5.26%) COM
2 1 (5.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) PMI
1 2 (10.53%) Market Risk
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) Derivative
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Change Control
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Matrix Management
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Web Design
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) ETRM
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) VBA
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Trayport
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco