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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 172 170 191
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 27 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.54% 0.22%
As % of the Applications category 4.12% 4.69% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 8
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£475 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.51% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £548 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £264 £215
% change year-on-year
+3.41% +22.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.46 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.25%
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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
656 682 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.04% 11.43% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 444 512
Average daily rate £391 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £522 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 40
Average hourly rate £15.57 £17.50 £17.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% -1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £22.00 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015, 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 28 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) SQL
3 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 12 (21.43%) Banking
4 11 (19.64%) VBA
4 11 (19.64%) MS Office
5 9 (16.07%) C#
5 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (14.29%) Derivative
7 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.50%) .NET
7 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.71%) ETL
8 6 (10.71%) XML
8 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.71%) Windows
8 6 (10.71%) OO
8 6 (10.71%) Python
8 6 (10.71%) WinForms
8 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.71%) WCF
8 6 (10.71%) WPF
8 6 (10.71%) DevExpress
9 5 (8.93%) Markit EDM
9 5 (8.93%) Analytics
9 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
9 5 (8.93%) Google
9 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (8.93%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (19.64%) MS Office
3 5 (8.93%) MS Project
4 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.79%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.57%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) LAN
1 2 (3.57%) VoIP
1 2 (3.57%) WLAN
1 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.57%) VPN
1 2 (3.57%) Wireless
1 2 (3.57%) VLAN
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Subversion
1 2 (3.57%) Grunt
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Front Office
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Arabic Language
5 2 (3.57%) Hindi Language
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Law
6 1 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Publishing
6 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Excel Developer
4 8 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Excel VBA Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) VBA Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Process Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Business Process Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Coordinator
8 3 (5.36%) Project Officer
8 3 (5.36%) Project Support Officer
8 3 (5.36%) Spreadsheet Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Head of Security
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Reporting Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Programme Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) XML
2 6 (10.71%) WinForms
2 6 (10.71%) WCF
2 6 (10.71%) WPF
3 5 (8.93%) MSMQ
3 5 (8.93%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (7.14%) Web Services
5 3 (5.36%) RESTful
5 3 (5.36%) JSON
6 2 (3.57%) Ajax
6 2 (3.57%) WebGL
6 2 (3.57%) D3.js
6 2 (3.57%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (3.57%) Sass
6 2 (3.57%) Raphaël
6 2 (3.57%) HTML
6 2 (3.57%) J2EE
6 2 (3.57%) CSS
7 1 (1.79%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Derivative
3 4 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.57%) iPhone
5 2 (3.57%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.57%) Market Risk
5 2 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.79%) Statistics
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.79%) Equities
6 1 (1.79%) CESG
6 1 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.79%) Economics
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (10.71%) ETL
3 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
3 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
3 6 (10.71%) OO
4 5 (8.93%) RAD
4 5 (8.93%) ITIL
4 5 (8.93%) Analytics
5 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.36%) Scrum
6 3 (5.36%) UML
6 3 (5.36%) Six Sigma
6 3 (5.36%) Change Control
6 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.57%) Refactoring
7 2 (3.57%) Time Management
7 2 (3.57%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) VBA
3 9 (16.07%) C#
4 6 (10.71%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) Ruby
5 3 (5.36%) R
5 3 (5.36%) Java
6 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.57%) C++
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.57%) CISA
4 2 (3.57%) MCP
4 2 (3.57%) MCSE
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.79%) DCSE
5 1 (1.79%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) DevExpress
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) Google
4 4 (7.14%) Tableau
5 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.36%) SAP
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco
6 2 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.79%) VMware
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) LexisNexis
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