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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 318 334 239
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -95
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 102 100 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.40% 0.67%
As % of the Applications category 3.56% 3.40% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 64 125
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£388 £382 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.43% -23.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £153 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £593 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £245 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £21.53 £13.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.48% -58.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £11.96 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.25 £88.75 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.91 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -13.95%
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
2868 2939 3220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.71% 11.69% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1913 1891 2063
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 150 212
Average hourly rate £17.42 £16.80 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.69% -6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +21 29 £394 +4.30% 6
Uxbridge - 2 £138 -
Harrow - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 89 (39.73%) Finance
2 68 (30.36%) MS Excel
3 60 (26.79%) SQL
4 49 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 44 (19.64%) Degree
6 39 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (16.07%) Banking
8 34 (15.18%) Project Management
9 32 (14.29%) Oracle
10 28 (12.50%) VBA
11 27 (12.05%) MS Office
12 25 (11.16%) MS PowerPoint
13 22 (9.82%) C#
14 21 (9.38%) SAP
15 20 (8.93%) SQL Server
16 19 (8.48%) Windows
16 19 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (8.48%) Investment Banking
16 19 (8.48%) Analytics
17 17 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (7.59%) PRINCE2
17 17 (7.59%) MS Project
18 16 (7.14%) Management Information System
18 16 (7.14%) Front Office
18 16 (7.14%) Business Analysis
19 15 (6.70%) Project Planning
19 15 (6.70%) Windows 7
19 15 (6.70%) .NET
20 14 (6.25%) Linux
20 14 (6.25%) Risk Management

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (1.79%) SAS
1 4 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.79%) Lync
2 1 (0.45%) Confluence
2 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 68 (30.36%) MS Excel
2 27 (12.05%) MS Office
3 25 (11.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (7.59%) MS Project
5 13 (5.80%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.34%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.45%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.34%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.45%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.45%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.45%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.45%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.23%) NetScaler
1 5 (2.23%) HTTP
2 4 (1.79%) ATM
2 4 (1.79%) Internet
3 3 (1.34%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.89%) MPLS
5 1 (0.45%) Firewall
5 1 (0.45%) DWDM
5 1 (0.45%) Intranet
5 1 (0.45%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.80%) MS Access
3 10 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.02%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.89%) DB2
9 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.89%) Siebel EIM
9 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.45%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.45%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.45%) LSMW
2 1 (0.45%) Subversion
2 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 89 (39.73%) Finance
2 36 (16.07%) Banking
3 19 (8.48%) Investment Banking
4 16 (7.14%) Front Office
5 14 (6.25%) Marketing
6 11 (4.91%) Retail
7 7 (3.13%) Back Office
7 7 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.68%) Billing
9 3 (1.34%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.34%) Legal
10 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.89%) Advertising
10 2 (0.89%) Publishing
11 1 (0.45%) Automotive
11 1 (0.45%) Law
11 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (30.80%) Analyst
2 33 (14.73%) Developer
3 19 (8.48%) Project Manager
3 19 (8.48%) Data Analyst
4 15 (6.70%) Business Analyst
5 14 (6.25%) Administrator
6 10 (4.46%) Excel Developer
7 9 (4.02%) Coordinator
7 9 (4.02%) VBA Developer
8 7 (3.13%) Consultant
9 6 (2.68%) Junior
9 6 (2.68%) SQL Developer
9 6 (2.68%) Excel VBA Developer
10 5 (2.23%) Technical Developer
10 5 (2.23%) Technical Leader
10 5 (2.23%) C# Developer
10 5 (2.23%) Lead Developer
10 5 (2.23%) Technical Support
11 4 (1.79%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (1.79%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.70%) .NET
2 11 (4.91%) XML
3 6 (2.68%) STL
3 6 (2.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (2.23%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.23%) HTML
5 4 (1.79%) WPF
5 4 (1.79%) Django
6 3 (1.34%) JSON
6 3 (1.34%) OLE
6 3 (1.34%) XSD
6 3 (1.34%) XSLT
7 2 (0.89%) Web Services
7 2 (0.89%) Middleware
8 1 (0.45%) Murex Flex
8 1 (0.45%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.45%) QuickFIX
8 1 (0.45%) Murex MxML
8 1 (0.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.91%) Fixed Income
3 11 (4.91%) Statistics
4 9 (4.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.57%) Derivative
6 7 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.13%) GIS
7 6 (2.68%) Grid Computing
7 6 (2.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (2.23%) Data Extraction
8 5 (2.23%) User Experience
9 4 (1.79%) NHS
9 4 (1.79%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.34%) Wiki
10 3 (1.34%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.89%) PMI
11 2 (0.89%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.89%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.48%) Windows
2 15 (6.70%) Windows 7
3 14 (6.25%) Linux
4 10 (4.46%) UNIX
5 5 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.79%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.18%) Project Management
2 19 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (8.48%) Analytics
3 17 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (7.59%) PRINCE2
4 16 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 15 (6.70%) Project Planning
6 14 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 14 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 13 (5.80%) Data Management
7 13 (5.80%) Migration
7 13 (5.80%) E-Commerce
8 11 (4.91%) Programme Management
8 11 (4.91%) Service Management
8 11 (4.91%) Change Management
8 11 (4.91%) Resource Management
9 9 (4.02%) Performance Analysis
9 9 (4.02%) Change Control
10 8 (3.57%) Data Migration
10 8 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (26.79%) SQL
2 28 (12.50%) VBA
3 22 (9.82%) C#
4 12 (5.36%) Python
5 10 (4.46%) C++
6 9 (4.02%) Java
7 7 (3.13%) VB
8 6 (2.68%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.23%) Perl
9 5 (2.23%) C
10 3 (1.34%) VBScript
11 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.45%) Google Apps Script
12 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (19.64%) Degree
2 14 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.79%) ISEB
5 4 (1.79%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (0.89%) MCP
6 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.89%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.89%) ACCA
6 2 (0.89%) CIMA
7 1 (0.45%) CIPD
7 1 (0.45%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.46%) QA
2 9 (4.02%) SLA
3 3 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) Basel III
4 1 (0.45%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (2.23%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.45%) XenApp
4 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.23%) ITRS Geneos
1 5 (2.23%) Tivoli
1 5 (2.23%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (2.23%) Nagios
2 2 (0.89%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) WMI
3 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 49 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.29%) Oracle
3 21 (9.38%) SAP
4 10 (4.46%) Google
5 9 (4.02%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.23%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.23%) Cisco
7 4 (1.79%) Adobe
7 4 (1.79%) Citrix
7 4 (1.79%) Reuters
7 4 (1.79%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.34%) DataFlux
8 3 (1.34%) Informatica
8 3 (1.34%) Mapinfo
8 3 (1.34%) Trillium
9 2 (0.89%) Sun
9 2 (0.89%) Siebel
9 2 (0.89%) EMC
9 2 (0.89%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.89%) SunGard
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