The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel 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 Docklands, 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
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.48% 9.79% 9.84%
As % of the Applications category 26.67% 56.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 20
Average daily rate £525 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 9.32% 17.48% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 38
Average daily rate £464 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £107 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £424 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Excel
London

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Docklands, London region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Docklands, London region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing MS Excel 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 MS Excel.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) MS Project
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Wholesale Banking
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) RUP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Unified Process
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Publishing
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) CMS
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
5 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) CSS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing MS Excel 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 MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Project
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Publishing
4 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmacovigilance
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) RUP
2 2 (25.00%) Unified Process
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle