The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 321 309 293
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 89 106 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Applications category 3.54% 3.68% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 78 72
Average daily rate
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£370 £374 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -25.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £216 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £173
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +73.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
Average hourly rate £21.88 £16.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.32 £21.50 £21.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.24 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +7.14%
Spreadsheet
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2512 2880 2682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.26% 11.89% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1634 1822 1717
Average daily rate £375 £373 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 179 131
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in London

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in London

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in London

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in London

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 23 £329 -13.83% 5
Paddington - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 70 (39.11%) Finance
2 37 (20.67%) MS Excel
3 32 (17.88%) VBA
3 32 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (17.32%) SQL
5 30 (16.76%) Microsoft
6 25 (13.97%) Analytics
7 23 (12.85%) Front Office
8 22 (12.29%) Banking
8 22 (12.29%) Google
8 22 (12.29%) MS Office
9 21 (11.73%) Python
9 21 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (11.73%) Degree
10 20 (11.17%) C#
10 20 (11.17%) Oracle
11 17 (9.50%) XML
11 17 (9.50%) Windows
12 16 (8.94%) ITIL
12 16 (8.94%) Data Analysis
12 16 (8.94%) Visualisation
13 14 (7.82%) Project Management
14 13 (7.26%) Security Cleared
14 13 (7.26%) Tableau
14 13 (7.26%) Google Analytics
15 12 (6.70%) Marketing
15 12 (6.70%) Java
15 12 (6.70%) RAD
15 12 (6.70%) Derivative
15 12 (6.70%) Management Information System

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (2.79%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.79%) MS Exchange
1 5 (2.79%) CMS
1 5 (2.79%) WebSphere
1 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.68%) Drupal
3 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 37 (20.67%) MS Excel
2 22 (12.29%) MS Office
3 10 (5.59%) MS Project
4 8 (4.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.79%) Markit EDM
3 4 (2.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.12%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.56%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.56%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.56%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.56%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.56%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.56%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.56%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.79%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.91%) Internet
2 6 (3.35%) LAN
3 5 (2.79%) VoIP
3 5 (2.79%) WLAN
3 5 (2.79%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.79%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.79%) VPN
3 5 (2.79%) Wireless
3 5 (2.79%) VLAN
4 3 (1.68%) Intranet
5 2 (1.12%) LDAP
5 2 (1.12%) HTTP
6 1 (0.56%) DNS
6 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.91%) Data Mining
2 6 (3.35%) MySQL
2 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.23%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.12%) MS Access
6 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.12%) Big Data
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.56%) Essbase
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) JIRA
1 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (1.12%) Grunt
2 1 (0.56%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (0.56%) Subversion
2 1 (0.56%) Selenium
2 1 (0.56%) TestNG
2 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.56%) JUnit
General
1 70 (39.11%) Finance
2 23 (12.85%) Front Office
3 22 (12.29%) Banking
4 12 (6.70%) Marketing
5 11 (6.15%) Publishing
6 10 (5.59%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.35%) Retail
8 5 (2.79%) Advertising
9 4 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.68%) Law
11 2 (1.12%) Legal
11 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.12%) Local Government
11 2 (1.12%) Arabic Language
11 2 (1.12%) Hindi Language
12 1 (0.56%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.56%) Billing
12 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (32.40%) Analyst
2 38 (21.23%) Developer
3 14 (7.82%) Excel Developer
4 11 (6.15%) Business Analyst
4 11 (6.15%) Administrator
4 11 (6.15%) VBA Developer
4 11 (6.15%) Performance Analyst
5 9 (5.03%) Coordinator
5 9 (5.03%) Excel VBA Developer
6 8 (4.47%) Data Analyst
7 7 (3.91%) C# Developer
7 7 (3.91%) Project Manager
7 7 (3.91%) Consultant
8 6 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.35%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.35%) Web Analyst
8 6 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (2.79%) Project Coordinator
10 4 (2.23%) Programme Director
10 4 (2.23%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.50%) XML
2 11 (6.15%) .NET
3 7 (3.91%) HTML
3 7 (3.91%) WCF
3 7 (3.91%) WPF
4 6 (3.35%) WinForms
4 6 (3.35%) CSS
5 5 (2.79%) MSMQ
5 5 (2.79%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (2.79%) JSON
6 4 (2.23%) Web Services
6 4 (2.23%) Middleware
7 3 (1.68%) STL
7 3 (1.68%) Ajax
7 3 (1.68%) RESTful
7 3 (1.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (1.12%) WebGL
8 2 (1.12%) Regular Expression
8 2 (1.12%) D3.js
8 2 (1.12%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.94%) Visualisation
3 12 (6.70%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.70%) Derivative
4 9 (5.03%) Statistics
5 7 (3.91%) Fixed Income
5 7 (3.91%) Open Source
6 6 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.79%) iPhone
7 5 (2.79%) Market Risk
7 5 (2.79%) Equities
8 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.68%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.68%) BYOD
10 2 (1.12%) Ontologies
10 2 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.50%) Windows
2 5 (2.79%) Linux
2 5 (2.79%) Mac OS X
2 5 (2.79%) Android
3 4 (2.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.56%) AIX
4 1 (0.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.97%) Analytics
2 21 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (8.94%) ITIL
3 16 (8.94%) Data Analysis
4 14 (7.82%) Project Management
5 12 (6.70%) RAD
6 11 (6.15%) Asset Management
7 10 (5.59%) OO
7 10 (5.59%) Workflow
8 9 (5.03%) Cluster Analysis
9 8 (4.47%) Data Management
9 8 (4.47%) SEO
9 8 (4.47%) Migration
9 8 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.47%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.47%) Change Control
10 7 (3.91%) Line Management
10 7 (3.91%) Data Security
10 7 (3.91%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.88%) VBA
2 31 (17.32%) SQL
3 21 (11.73%) Python
4 20 (11.17%) C#
5 12 (6.70%) Java
6 9 (5.03%) Ruby
7 8 (4.47%) R
8 7 (3.91%) C++
9 6 (3.35%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.79%) PHP
10 5 (2.79%) C
11 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) Golang
12 1 (0.56%) XPath
12 1 (0.56%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.56%) VBScript
12 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (11.73%) Degree
2 13 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.79%) ISEB
5 4 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.68%) Postgraduate
6 3 (1.68%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.68%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.12%) AAT
7 2 (1.12%) MCSE
7 2 (1.12%) MCP
7 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.12%) CCAB
8 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.56%) PMP
8 1 (0.56%) MAPM
8 1 (0.56%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (1.68%) GCP
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.56%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) DICOM
2 1 (0.56%) Basel III
2 1 (0.56%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.56%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (2.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.12%) Firmware
4 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (2.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.29%) Google
3 20 (11.17%) Oracle
4 13 (7.26%) Tableau
5 8 (4.47%) SAP
6 6 (3.35%) Cisco
6 6 (3.35%) DevExpress
7 5 (2.79%) Hyperion
7 5 (2.79%) Apple
7 5 (2.79%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.23%) VMware
8 4 (2.23%) Adobe
9 3 (1.68%) IBM
9 3 (1.68%) Cognos
9 3 (1.68%) Citrix
9 3 (1.68%) BMC
9 3 (1.68%) Altiris
9 3 (1.68%) Symantec
9 3 (1.68%) Reuters
10 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds
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