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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 149 172 189
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +17
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 16 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Applications category 4.69% 4.19% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 18
Median daily rate £374 £475 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% +27.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £157 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £600 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £254 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.46 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Spreadsheet
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
341 621 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.77% 11.32% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 462 472
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £186 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 34
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.57 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.04% -11.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £51.20 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Banking
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) VBA
5 4 (15.38%) Unix
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
6 3 (11.54%) Derivative
6 3 (11.54%) Windows
6 3 (11.54%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) Workflow
6 3 (11.54%) Fixed Income
6 3 (11.54%) Bloomberg
7 2 (7.69%) Linux
7 2 (7.69%) MS Project
7 2 (7.69%) Web Services
7 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) DNA
7 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Degree
7 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.85%) TradeThru
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mart
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MSTest
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.85%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Coordinator
4 3 (11.54%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Junior
4 3 (11.54%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Junior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) VBA Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Identity Management Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (3.85%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Murex Flex
2 1 (3.85%) Murex MxML
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Derivative
1 3 (11.54%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
1 3 (11.54%) Workflow
2 2 (7.69%) Analytics
2 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 2 (7.69%) DNA
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
2 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) Change Control
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.85%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.85%) RAD
3 1 (3.85%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (3.85%) Time Management
3 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VBA
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ACCA
3 1 (3.85%) CIMA
3 1 (3.85%) CIPFA
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) RACF
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Bloomberg
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) ION Trading
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Murex
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Reuters
5 1 (3.85%) Sybase
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau