The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 308 300 269
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -31
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 101 91 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.41% 0.57%
As % of the Applications category 3.54% 3.40% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 68 103
Average daily rate £373 £500 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.50% +11.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £303 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £558 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £194 £300
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £81.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -80.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.70 £29.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £21.65 £132.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2857 2673 3350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.85% 12.16% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1828 1717 2042
Average daily rate £373 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 130 177
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £34.35 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Spreadsheet
England

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 23 April 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
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 21 £383 -6.70% 6
Canary Wharf - - - -
Lewisham - - - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 67 (33.33%) Finance
2 63 (31.34%) SQL
3 46 (22.89%) Degree
4 43 (21.39%) VBA
5 41 (20.40%) MS Excel
6 38 (18.91%) Microsoft
7 36 (17.91%) Project Management
8 31 (15.42%) MS Office
9 29 (14.43%) Telecoms
10 26 (12.94%) Oracle
10 26 (12.94%) PRINCE2
11 24 (11.94%) Banking
12 23 (11.44%) Data Analysis
12 23 (11.44%) SQL Server
13 20 (9.95%) Time Management
14 19 (9.45%) Analytics
14 19 (9.45%) MS Project
15 18 (8.96%) Service Management
16 16 (7.96%) Investment Banking
17 15 (7.46%) Management Information System
17 15 (7.46%) Windows
17 15 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (6.97%) C#
18 14 (6.97%) Configuration Management
18 14 (6.97%) Front Office
18 14 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (6.97%) Asset Management
19 13 (6.47%) DWDM
19 13 (6.47%) SDH
19 13 (6.47%) UNIX

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 7 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.99%) Lync
3 2 (1.00%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.00%) ArcIMS
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (20.40%) MS Excel
2 31 (15.42%) MS Office
3 19 (9.45%) MS Project
4 8 (3.98%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.99%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.48%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (1.99%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.00%) HFM
3 2 (1.00%) Summit
4 1 (0.50%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.50%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.99%) SaaS
2 2 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.47%) DWDM
1 13 (6.47%) SDH
2 6 (2.99%) IP Telephony
3 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) DNS
4 1 (0.50%) DHCP
4 1 (0.50%) FTP
4 1 (0.50%) LDAP
4 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.48%) MS Access
3 5 (2.49%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.49%) Data Mart
4 3 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.49%) MySQL
4 3 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.00%) OLAP
5 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Subversion
2 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.50%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.50%) ProC
General
1 67 (33.33%) Finance
2 29 (14.43%) Telecoms
3 24 (11.94%) Banking
4 16 (7.96%) Investment Banking
5 14 (6.97%) Front Office
6 11 (5.47%) Marketing
7 6 (2.99%) Retail
8 4 (1.99%) Back Office
9 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.49%) Publishing
9 3 (1.49%) Legal
10 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.00%) Advertising
10 2 (1.00%) Law
10 2 (1.00%) Billing
10 2 (1.00%) Local Government
11 1 (0.50%) German Language
11 1 (0.50%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.50%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (37.81%) Analyst
2 29 (14.43%) Developer
3 27 (13.43%) Business Analyst
4 20 (9.95%) Data Analyst
5 17 (8.46%) Excel Developer
6 16 (7.96%) VBA Developer
7 13 (6.47%) Delivery Manager
7 13 (6.47%) Network Manager
8 12 (5.97%) Excel VBA Developer
9 10 (4.98%) Administrator
9 10 (4.98%) Report Analyst
10 9 (4.48%) Consultant
10 9 (4.48%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.48%) Coordinator
12 6 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (2.49%) Project Officer
13 5 (2.49%) Technical Manager
13 5 (2.49%) Project Support Officer
13 5 (2.49%) Technical Project Manager
14 4 (1.99%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.49%) WPF
2 4 (1.99%) XML
2 4 (1.99%) .NET
3 3 (1.49%) Murex MxML
3 3 (1.49%) Murex Flex
3 3 (1.49%) ODBC
4 2 (1.00%) ADO
5 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.50%) SOAP
5 1 (0.50%) Web Services
5 1 (0.50%) XSD
5 1 (0.50%) ActiveX
5 1 (0.50%) FpML
5 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.46%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.47%) GIS
3 9 (4.48%) CLARiiON
3 9 (4.48%) Symmetrix DMX
4 6 (2.99%) Derivative
4 6 (2.99%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.49%) NHS
6 4 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.99%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.49%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.49%) Wiki
7 3 (1.49%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (1.00%) Statistics
8 2 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.00%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.46%) Windows
2 13 (6.47%) UNIX
3 5 (2.49%) Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.91%) Project Management
2 26 (12.94%) PRINCE2
3 23 (11.44%) Data Analysis
4 20 (9.95%) Time Management
5 19 (9.45%) Analytics
6 18 (8.96%) Service Management
7 15 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (6.97%) Configuration Management
8 14 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (6.97%) Asset Management
9 13 (6.47%) Data Cleansing
9 13 (6.47%) Project Planning
10 12 (5.97%) Change Management
11 11 (5.47%) Incident Management
11 11 (5.47%) Business Analysis
11 11 (5.47%) ITIL
11 11 (5.47%) Data Entry
12 9 (4.48%) Security Management
12 9 (4.48%) Budget Control
13 8 (3.98%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (31.34%) SQL
2 43 (21.39%) VBA
3 14 (6.97%) C#
4 6 (2.99%) C++
4 6 (2.99%) VB
5 4 (1.99%) Java
6 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.00%) Python
7 2 (1.00%) VBScript
7 2 (1.00%) C
7 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.50%) sed
8 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.50%) VB6
8 1 (0.50%) AWK
8 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (22.89%) Degree
2 13 (6.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 12 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.98%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.99%) ACCA
5 6 (2.99%) CIMA
6 4 (1.99%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) CFA
7 1 (0.50%) MCDST
7 1 (0.50%) MOS
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.48%) SLA
2 4 (1.99%) QA
3 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.00%) Basel III
4 1 (0.50%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) GAAP
System Software
1 9 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (18.91%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.94%) Oracle
3 12 (5.97%) Google
4 10 (4.98%) Citrix
5 9 (4.48%) VMware
5 9 (4.48%) EMC
5 9 (4.48%) NetApp
5 9 (4.48%) Cognos
5 9 (4.48%) Isilon
6 6 (2.99%) Mapinfo
6 6 (2.99%) Omniture
7 5 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.99%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.49%) Tableau
9 3 (1.49%) Murex
9 3 (1.49%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.49%) Reuters
9 3 (1.49%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.00%) Cisco
10 2 (1.00%) ESRI
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