The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 176 190 178
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 29 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.45% 0.59%
As % of the Applications category 3.93% 4.00% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 24
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£425 £340 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -32.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £194 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £625 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.92 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -60.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.21 £12.92 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.49% -13.86%
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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 City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
738 826 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.55% 11.37% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 538 576
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £178 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 45 55
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.88 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £45.78 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% -6.45%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spreadsheet across the City of London region.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the City of London region.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 31 (50.82%) Finance
2 21 (34.43%) MS Excel
3 19 (31.15%) SQL
4 18 (29.51%) Banking
5 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
6 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (19.67%) Degree
8 11 (18.03%) VBA
8 11 (18.03%) Oracle
9 10 (16.39%) MS Office
10 9 (14.75%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (13.11%) Front Office
11 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
11 8 (13.11%) Linux
12 7 (11.48%) MS Access
12 7 (11.48%) VB
12 7 (11.48%) C#
12 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
13 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
13 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
14 5 (8.20%) Java
14 5 (8.20%) SAP
14 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
14 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
14 5 (8.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (8.20%) Web Development
14 5 (8.20%) Change Control
14 5 (8.20%) Performance Analysis

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (34.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.39%) MS Office
3 9 (14.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) NetScaler
1 4 (6.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) MS Access
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.28%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (1.64%) DB2
6 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.64%) DataStage
6 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.64%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
General
1 31 (50.82%) Finance
2 18 (29.51%) Banking
3 8 (13.11%) Front Office
4 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Retail
6 2 (3.28%) Marketing
6 2 (3.28%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Analyst
2 10 (16.39%) Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Data Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) VBA Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Excel Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Excel VBA Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Support Specialist
6 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) MI Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Tester
8 2 (3.28%) Junior
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Support Technician
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.28%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Django
1 4 (6.56%) XML
1 4 (6.56%) HTML
2 3 (4.92%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.92%) XSD
2 3 (4.92%) XSLT
2 3 (4.92%) WPF
2 3 (4.92%) JSON
3 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 2 (3.28%) OLE
4 1 (1.64%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.92%) Statistics
4 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.28%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.28%) Derivative
4 2 (3.28%) PMI
5 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.64%) GIS
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Wiki
5 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (6.56%) UNIX
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
1 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
2 5 (8.20%) Web Development
2 5 (8.20%) Change Control
2 5 (8.20%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (6.56%) Analytics
3 4 (6.56%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.56%) Migration
4 3 (4.92%) Data Management
4 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.92%) Business Analysis
4 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (4.92%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (4.92%) MVVM
4 3 (4.92%) Capacity Management
4 3 (4.92%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 2 (3.28%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) SQL
2 11 (18.03%) VBA
3 7 (11.48%) VB
3 7 (11.48%) C#
4 5 (8.20%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) Python
5 4 (6.56%) Perl
6 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ISEB
4 1 (1.64%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) Basel II
3 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) ITRS Geneos
1 4 (6.56%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.56%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (6.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.03%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) SAP
4 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.92%) Informatica
5 3 (4.92%) Trillium
5 3 (4.92%) DataFlux
6 2 (3.28%) SunGard
6 2 (3.28%) Siebel
7 1 (1.64%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.64%) Teradata
7 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.64%) HP
7 1 (1.64%) Adobe
7 1 (1.64%) Sun
7 1 (1.64%) Calypso
7 1 (1.64%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) Apple
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