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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 170 174 190
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 26 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Applications category 3.95% 4.13% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 28
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£475 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £199 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £605 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+3.81% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.13 £22.00 £13.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.86% +66.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £19.60 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £24.40 £13.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +7.69%
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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
659 726 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.53% 12.50% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 499 560
Average daily rate £375 £365 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 42 52
Average hourly rate £13.98 £20.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.80% +6.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £26.40 £63.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
3 11 (20.00%) Windows
3 11 (20.00%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) MS Office
3 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (16.36%) Front Office
4 9 (16.36%) Banking
4 9 (16.36%) Business Analysis
4 9 (16.36%) VBA
4 9 (16.36%) Linux
4 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.36%) Analytics
5 8 (14.55%) Six Sigma
5 8 (14.55%) UML
5 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.73%) UNIX
6 7 (12.73%) OO
6 7 (12.73%) Python
6 7 (12.73%) C++
6 7 (12.73%) XML
6 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.73%) Credit Risk
6 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
7 6 (10.91%) Market Risk
7 6 (10.91%) SciPy
7 6 (10.91%) NumPy
7 6 (10.91%) Subversion
7 6 (10.91%) Grid Computing
7 6 (10.91%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.00%) MS Office
3 5 (9.09%) MS Project
4 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Agresso
1 1 (1.82%) Endur
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
1 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) VLAN
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) WLAN
3 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
1 2 (3.64%) OLAP
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle OLAP
1 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) MS Access
2 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Subversion
General
1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Front Office
2 9 (16.36%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Advertising
4 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Business Process Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Process Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Python Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Python Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Excel Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
6 5 (9.09%) Project Officer
6 5 (9.09%) VBA Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Excel VBA Developer
7 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Coordinator
8 3 (5.45%) Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Quantitative Developer
9 2 (3.64%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) XML
2 6 (10.91%) SciPy
2 6 (10.91%) NumPy
3 4 (7.27%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) WinForms
4 2 (3.64%) WCF
4 2 (3.64%) WPF
4 2 (3.64%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.82%) J2EE
5 1 (1.82%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.82%) Middleware
5 1 (1.82%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Credit Risk
3 6 (10.91%) Market Risk
3 6 (10.91%) Grid Computing
4 3 (5.45%) Derivative
5 1 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.82%) Swaptions
5 1 (1.82%) CESG
5 1 (1.82%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.82%) iPhone
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 7 (12.73%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Business Analysis
1 9 (16.36%) Analytics
2 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
2 8 (14.55%) UML
2 8 (14.55%) Six Sigma
3 7 (12.73%) OO
3 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 5 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 5 (9.09%) Change Control
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) ETL
5 4 (7.27%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.27%) Scrum
6 3 (5.45%) Quality Management
6 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.45%) Time Management
7 2 (3.64%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (3.64%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) VBA
3 7 (12.73%) Python
3 7 (12.73%) C++
4 6 (10.91%) Java
4 6 (10.91%) Perl
4 6 (10.91%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (5.45%) APMP
4 2 (3.64%) DCSE
4 2 (3.64%) CISA
4 2 (3.64%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco
3 4 (7.27%) Dell
4 3 (5.45%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) DevExpress
5 2 (3.64%) Remedy
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) Murex
6 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) Apple
6 1 (1.82%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) Google
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