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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 182 182 180
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 23 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Applications category 3.26% 3.73% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £212 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.46 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -37.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £15.70
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -20.38%
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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
706 777 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.12% 10.93% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 502 512
Average daily rate £375 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £195 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 39 47
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.10 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £25.00 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 18 (32.73%) SQL
3 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
3 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.45%) Banking
4 12 (21.82%) Oracle
5 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (16.36%) Front Office
7 8 (14.55%) C#
7 8 (14.55%) Linux
7 8 (14.55%) Degree
8 7 (12.73%) VBA
8 7 (12.73%) MS Office
8 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
8 7 (12.73%) Investment Banking
9 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
9 6 (10.91%) Java
9 6 (10.91%) Change Control
9 6 (10.91%) Analytics
10 5 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.09%) Python
10 5 (9.09%) XML
10 5 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (7.27%) Migration
11 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.27%) UNIX
11 4 (7.27%) Windows
11 4 (7.27%) Perl
11 4 (7.27%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (5.45%) SAS
2 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.73%) MS Office
3 5 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
1 4 (7.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) MS Access
4 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.82%) DataStage
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 14 (25.45%) Banking
3 9 (16.36%) Front Office
4 7 (12.73%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Data Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Support Specialist
5 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Report Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Excel VBA Developer
6 3 (5.45%) VBA Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Excel Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Web Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Support Technician
7 2 (3.64%) Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) XML
2 4 (7.27%) HTML
2 4 (7.27%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (7.27%) Django
3 3 (5.45%) WPF
3 3 (5.45%) JSON
3 3 (5.45%) .NET
3 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.45%) XSD
3 3 (5.45%) XSLT
4 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.82%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.45%) Market Risk
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) Statistics
4 2 (3.64%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Blog
5 1 (1.82%) Handset
5 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.82%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.82%) Derivative
5 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) UNIX
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
2 6 (10.91%) Change Control
2 6 (10.91%) Analytics
3 5 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.27%) Migration
4 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.27%) Web Development
4 4 (7.27%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.45%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.45%) Financial Analysis
5 3 (5.45%) MVVM
6 2 (3.64%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (3.64%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.64%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) C#
3 7 (12.73%) VBA
4 6 (10.91%) Java
5 5 (9.09%) Python
6 4 (7.27%) Perl
7 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.45%) VBScript
8 1 (1.82%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
1 4 (7.27%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (7.27%) Nagios
1 4 (7.27%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) SAP
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) Tableau
5 2 (3.64%) SunGard
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.82%) Informatica
6 1 (1.82%) Nokia
6 1 (1.82%) Apple
6 1 (1.82%) Reuters
6 1 (1.82%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.82%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.82%) Teradata
6 1 (1.82%) Omniture
6 1 (1.82%) Trillium
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
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