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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 168 182 172
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 29 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.49% 0.71%
As % of the Applications category 3.82% 4.31% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 35
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£394 £358 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% -28.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £166 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £625 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £235 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.02% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £12.92 £37.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.27% -65.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £12.92 £33.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £12.92 £41.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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London

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
759 812 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.96% 11.31% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 526 639
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 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 44 69
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £54.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 32 (53.33%) Finance
2 21 (35.00%) MS Excel
3 20 (33.33%) SQL
4 17 (28.33%) Banking
5 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (20.00%) Degree
7 12 (20.00%) VBA
8 10 (16.67%) C#
8 10 (16.67%) Oracle
9 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (13.33%) MS Office
10 8 (13.33%) MS Access
10 8 (13.33%) Linux
10 8 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
11 6 (10.00%) Front Office
11 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 6 (10.00%) VB
11 6 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
12 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (8.33%) Web Development
12 5 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (8.33%) MS Visio
12 5 (8.33%) Java
12 5 (8.33%) SAP
12 5 (8.33%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (5.00%) SAS
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.33%) MS Office
2 8 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) HTTP
1 4 (6.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) MS Access
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.33%) Siebel EIM
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.67%) DB2
7 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.67%) DataStage
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.67%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
General
1 32 (53.33%) Finance
2 17 (28.33%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Front Office
4 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Data Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) VBA Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Excel Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Support Specialist
5 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Project Support Officer
6 3 (5.00%) Excel VBA Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Project Officer
7 2 (3.33%) MI Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (3.33%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.33%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.67%) HTML
2 4 (6.67%) Django
3 3 (5.00%) JSON
3 3 (5.00%) WPF
3 3 (5.00%) XML
3 3 (5.00%) XSD
3 3 (5.00%) XSLT
4 2 (3.33%) OLE
4 2 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Statistics
5 2 (3.33%) PMI
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Wiki
6 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.67%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.67%) Derivative
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) UNIX
2 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.33%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (8.33%) Web Development
2 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (6.67%) Change Control
3 4 (6.67%) Migration
4 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.00%) Data Management
4 3 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.00%) MVVM
4 3 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) SQL
2 12 (20.00%) VBA
3 10 (16.67%) C#
4 6 (10.00%) VB
5 5 (8.33%) Java
5 5 (8.33%) Python
6 4 (6.67%) Perl
7 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.00%) VBScript
8 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.67%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) Basel II
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (6.67%) Nagios
1 4 (6.67%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) SAP
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.00%) DataFlux
5 3 (5.00%) Informatica
5 3 (5.00%) Trillium
6 2 (3.33%) SunGard
6 2 (3.33%) Reuters
6 2 (3.33%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.33%) Siebel
7 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.67%) Adobe
7 1 (1.67%) Sun
7 1 (1.67%) Calypso
7 1 (1.67%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.67%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.67%) Teradata
7 1 (1.67%) Omniture
7 1 (1.67%) Google
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