The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 188 178 186
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 22 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.30% 0.47%
As % of the Applications category 3.01% 2.70% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 19
Average daily rate £375 £468 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.78% +24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £573 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £175 £313
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £145.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -89.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
732 705 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.34% 11.31% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 494 567
Average daily rate £375 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.00 £22.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Spreadsheet
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (22.00%) VBA
4 10 (20.00%) SQL
5 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (12.00%) C#
6 6 (12.00%) MS Office
6 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (12.00%) Banking
6 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (12.00%) Analytics
7 5 (10.00%) Investment Banking
7 5 (10.00%) MS Project
7 5 (10.00%) Service Management
8 4 (8.00%) Change Management
8 4 (8.00%) Project Management
8 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.00%) MS Access
8 4 (8.00%) Windows
8 4 (8.00%) Oracle
8 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (8.00%) C++
8 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.00%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Lync
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.00%) MS Office
3 5 (10.00%) MS Project
4 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MS Access
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Marketing
5 3 (6.00%) Front Office
6 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.00%) Games
7 1 (2.00%) Retail
7 1 (2.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Report Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Excel Developer
4 5 (10.00%) VBA Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Project Support Officer
5 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Project Officer
6 3 (6.00%) Excel VBA Developer
6 3 (6.00%) MI Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Access Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Excel Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Portfolio Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Research Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) RAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) WPF
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) XSD
2 1 (2.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Derivative
3 2 (4.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (4.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 2 (4.00%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Wiki
4 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.00%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
1 6 (12.00%) Analytics
2 5 (10.00%) Service Management
3 4 (8.00%) Change Management
3 4 (8.00%) Project Management
3 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.00%) SEO
3 4 (8.00%) Pay per click
3 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.00%) RAD
4 3 (6.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) VBA
2 10 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) C++
5 2 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) Java
5 2 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) ACCA
3 2 (4.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Basel III
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) EMIR
2 1 (2.00%) CRD IV
2 1 (2.00%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) EMC
3 2 (4.00%) Citrix
3 2 (4.00%) NetApp
3 2 (4.00%) VMware
3 2 (4.00%) Isilon
4 1 (2.00%) DataSynapse
4 1 (2.00%) Omniture
4 1 (2.00%) Reuters
4 1 (2.00%) Bloomberg
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 28 days ago