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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 314 325 246
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -79
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 112 98 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.39% 0.65%
As % of the Applications category 4.06% 3.27% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 61 123
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £248 £225
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
Average hourly rate £23.25 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.28 £12.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £168.75 £103.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.55
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.35%
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
2761 3000 3363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.54% 11.82% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1808 1890 2137
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 170 233
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.14 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 31 £413 +8.55% 4
Docklands, London - 1 £425 - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 88 (38.43%) Finance
2 70 (30.57%) MS Excel
3 61 (26.64%) SQL
4 48 (20.96%) Microsoft
5 45 (19.65%) Degree
6 39 (17.03%) Project Management
7 35 (15.28%) Banking
8 31 (13.54%) VBA
9 30 (13.10%) Oracle
9 30 (13.10%) MS Office
10 24 (10.48%) MS PowerPoint
11 22 (9.61%) SAP
11 22 (9.61%) SQL Server
12 19 (8.30%) PRINCE2
12 19 (8.30%) Management Information System
12 19 (8.30%) Investment Banking
13 18 (7.86%) Front Office
13 18 (7.86%) Business Analysis
14 17 (7.42%) Analytics
14 17 (7.42%) Windows
14 17 (7.42%) C#
15 16 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (6.99%) Data Analysis
16 15 (6.55%) Data Management
16 15 (6.55%) Service Management
16 15 (6.55%) MS Project
16 15 (6.55%) E-Commerce
17 14 (6.11%) Risk Management
17 14 (6.11%) Migration
17 14 (6.11%) Security Cleared

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (3.06%) Lync
2 6 (2.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.75%) SAS
4 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.44%) Confluence
4 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 70 (30.57%) MS Excel
2 30 (13.10%) MS Office
3 24 (10.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (6.55%) MS Project
5 13 (5.68%) MS Visio
6 5 (2.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.44%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.87%) Summit
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.44%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.44%) Maximo
3 1 (0.44%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.44%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.62%) IP Telephony
2 5 (2.18%) NetScaler
2 5 (2.18%) HTTP
3 3 (1.31%) Internet
4 2 (0.87%) DWDM
4 2 (0.87%) MPLS
4 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.87%) ATM
4 2 (0.87%) SDH
5 1 (0.44%) Intranet
5 1 (0.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.24%) MS Access
3 11 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.93%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.31%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.87%) DB2
9 2 (0.87%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.87%) Siebel EIM
9 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.87%) Subversion
1 2 (0.87%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.44%) LSMW
General
1 88 (38.43%) Finance
2 35 (15.28%) Banking
3 19 (8.30%) Investment Banking
4 18 (7.86%) Front Office
5 12 (5.24%) Marketing
6 11 (4.80%) Telecoms
6 11 (4.80%) Retail
7 9 (3.93%) Back Office
8 8 (3.49%) Billing
9 4 (1.75%) Publishing
10 3 (1.31%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.31%) Legal
11 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.87%) Advertising
11 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.44%) Automotive
12 1 (0.44%) Law
12 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (33.19%) Analyst
2 28 (12.23%) Developer
3 23 (10.04%) Data Analyst
4 19 (8.30%) Business Analyst
4 19 (8.30%) Project Manager
5 12 (5.24%) Administrator
6 10 (4.37%) Excel Developer
7 9 (3.93%) VBA Developer
7 9 (3.93%) Consultant
8 8 (3.49%) Coordinator
9 6 (2.62%) Junior
9 6 (2.62%) SQL Developer
9 6 (2.62%) Excel VBA Developer
10 5 (2.18%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (1.75%) Technical Support
11 4 (1.75%) Support Specialist
11 4 (1.75%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (1.75%) C# Developer
11 4 (1.75%) Project Analyst
11 4 (1.75%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.24%) .NET
2 8 (3.49%) XML
3 5 (2.18%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.75%) Django
4 4 (1.75%) HTML
5 3 (1.31%) OLE
5 3 (1.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (1.31%) Murex MxML
5 3 (1.31%) JSON
5 3 (1.31%) Murex Flex
5 3 (1.31%) WPF
5 3 (1.31%) STL
5 3 (1.31%) XSD
5 3 (1.31%) XSLT
6 2 (0.87%) Middleware
7 1 (0.44%) Web Services
7 1 (0.44%) COM
7 1 (0.44%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.44%) QuickFIX
7 1 (0.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.30%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (4.80%) Statistics
3 9 (3.93%) GIS
4 8 (3.49%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.62%) Data Extraction
5 6 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.18%) Derivative
6 5 (2.18%) NHS
7 3 (1.31%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.31%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.31%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.31%) Grid Computing
7 3 (1.31%) Wiki
7 3 (1.31%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (0.87%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.87%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.42%) Windows
2 13 (5.68%) Linux
2 13 (5.68%) UNIX
3 12 (5.24%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.75%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.03%) Project Management
2 19 (8.30%) PRINCE2
3 18 (7.86%) Business Analysis
4 17 (7.42%) Analytics
5 16 (6.99%) Data Analysis
5 16 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (6.55%) E-Commerce
6 15 (6.55%) Service Management
6 15 (6.55%) Data Management
7 14 (6.11%) Migration
7 14 (6.11%) Risk Management
8 13 (5.68%) Project Planning
9 12 (5.24%) Change Management
10 11 (4.80%) Programme Management
11 9 (3.93%) Change Control
11 9 (3.93%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (3.49%) Configuration Management
12 8 (3.49%) Resource Management
13 7 (3.06%) Time Management
13 7 (3.06%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 61 (26.64%) SQL
2 31 (13.54%) VBA
3 17 (7.42%) C#
4 9 (3.93%) Java
4 9 (3.93%) Python
5 7 (3.06%) VB
6 6 (2.62%) C
6 6 (2.62%) C++
6 6 (2.62%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.18%) Perl
8 3 (1.31%) VBScript
9 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (19.65%) Degree
2 14 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (3.06%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.62%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.75%) NVQ Level 4
6 4 (1.75%) ISEB
7 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.87%) ACCA
7 2 (0.87%) CIMA
7 2 (0.87%) MCP
8 1 (0.44%) CIPD
8 1 (0.44%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.37%) SLA
1 10 (4.37%) QA
2 3 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.44%) Basel III
3 1 (0.44%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (2.18%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.44%) XenApp
3 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.18%) Tivoli
1 5 (2.18%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (2.18%) Nagios
1 5 (2.18%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.44%) WMI
Vendors
1 48 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.10%) Oracle
3 22 (9.61%) SAP
4 10 (4.37%) Google
5 9 (3.93%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.18%) Cisco
6 5 (2.18%) Citrix
6 5 (2.18%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.18%) Mapinfo
7 4 (1.75%) Reuters
7 4 (1.75%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.75%) Adobe
8 3 (1.31%) Murex
8 3 (1.31%) Trillium
8 3 (1.31%) Informatica
8 3 (1.31%) NetApp
8 3 (1.31%) DataFlux
8 3 (1.31%) Isilon
8 3 (1.31%) EMC
8 3 (1.31%) VMware
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