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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 349 329 335
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 83 98 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Applications category 3.58% 3.90% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 62 71
Average daily rate £375 £378 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +1.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £202 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £254 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 7
Average hourly rate £43.00 £15.46 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.22% -3.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
2317 2515 2738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.07% 11.21% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1645 1631 1749
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 149 176
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £35.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 16 £374 -21.31% 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £500 -
Croydon -11 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £260 -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 65 (38.69%) Finance
2 47 (27.98%) MS Excel
3 38 (22.62%) SQL
4 37 (22.02%) Banking
5 31 (18.45%) VBA
6 30 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 29 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (14.29%) C#
8 24 (14.29%) Front Office
9 20 (11.90%) Oracle
9 20 (11.90%) Degree
10 17 (10.12%) MS Office
10 17 (10.12%) Fixed Income
11 16 (9.52%) Migration
12 15 (8.93%) Investment Banking
12 15 (8.93%) SQL Server
13 14 (8.33%) Windows
14 13 (7.74%) Project Management
15 12 (7.14%) Management Information System
15 12 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
15 12 (7.14%) NHS
15 12 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (6.55%) Derivative
17 10 (5.95%) Data Management
17 10 (5.95%) Security Cleared
18 9 (5.36%) Workflow
18 9 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (5.36%) Active Directory
18 9 (5.36%) PRINCE2
18 9 (5.36%) Java

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.38%) CMS
3 3 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.19%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.60%) SAS
5 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (27.98%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.12%) MS Office
3 12 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.57%) Photoshop
5 4 (2.38%) MS Project
6 3 (1.79%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (1.79%) SPSS
7 2 (1.19%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.19%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.60%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (2.38%) TradeThru
2 3 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.60%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.60%) Primavera
4 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.38%) DNS
1 4 (2.38%) Internet
2 3 (1.79%) DHCP
2 3 (1.79%) Intranet
3 2 (1.19%) Firewall
3 2 (1.19%) Skype
3 2 (1.19%) WAN
3 2 (1.19%) Wireless
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.60%) FTP
4 1 (0.60%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.60%) Network Security
4 1 (0.60%) SNMP
4 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.57%) QlikView
4 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.98%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.38%) Power BI
6 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.79%) Hyperion Smart View
7 3 (1.79%) MS Access
7 3 (1.79%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.19%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.19%) MySQL
8 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.60%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.38%) MSTest
3 1 (0.60%) JBehave
3 1 (0.60%) Maven
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 65 (38.69%) Finance
2 37 (22.02%) Banking
3 24 (14.29%) Front Office
4 15 (8.93%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.57%) Billing
7 3 (1.79%) Back Office
7 3 (1.79%) Local Government
7 3 (1.79%) Marketing
7 3 (1.79%) Publishing
8 2 (1.19%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.19%) Legal
9 1 (0.60%) French Language
9 1 (0.60%) German Language
9 1 (0.60%) International Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.60%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (26.79%) Analyst
2 33 (19.64%) Developer
3 20 (11.90%) VBA Developer
4 16 (9.52%) Excel Developer
5 15 (8.93%) Excel VBA Developer
6 13 (7.74%) Data Analyst
7 12 (7.14%) Coordinator
8 11 (6.55%) Administrator
8 11 (6.55%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.36%) Project Coordinator
10 8 (4.76%) Excel Analyst
10 8 (4.76%) Project Analyst
11 7 (4.17%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.57%) Data Migration Analyst
12 6 (3.57%) Migration Analyst
12 6 (3.57%) PMO Lead
12 6 (3.57%) Programme Manager
12 6 (3.57%) SQL Developer
13 5 (2.98%) Risk Analyst
13 5 (2.98%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.76%) .NET
2 5 (2.98%) XML
3 3 (1.79%) HTML
3 3 (1.79%) XSLT
4 2 (1.19%) Murex Flex
4 2 (1.19%) Murex MxML
4 2 (1.19%) Web Services
5 1 (0.60%) ADO
5 1 (0.60%) DAO
5 1 (0.60%) JMS
5 1 (0.60%) ODBC
5 1 (0.60%) OOXML
5 1 (0.60%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (0.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.12%) Fixed Income
3 12 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.14%) NHS
4 11 (6.55%) Derivative
5 8 (4.76%) Equities
5 8 (4.76%) Market Risk
6 5 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.98%) Statistics
7 4 (2.38%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.79%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.79%) Swaptions
9 2 (1.19%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.19%) Fintech
9 2 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.19%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (1.19%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.60%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.33%) Windows
2 7 (4.17%) Unix
3 5 (2.98%) Linux
3 5 (2.98%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.79%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.60%) Android
6 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.60%) Solaris
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (9.52%) Migration
2 13 (7.74%) Project Management
3 12 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (5.95%) Data Management
5 9 (5.36%) PRINCE2
5 9 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (5.36%) Workflow
6 8 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 8 (4.76%) Validation
7 7 (4.17%) Data Migration
7 7 (4.17%) Performance Management
7 7 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 7 (4.17%) Time Management
8 6 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.57%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (2.98%) Data Analysis
9 5 (2.98%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (2.98%) Programme Management
10 4 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.62%) SQL
2 31 (18.45%) VBA
3 24 (14.29%) C#
4 9 (5.36%) Java
5 7 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.98%) C++
6 5 (2.98%) VB
7 4 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.19%) PHP
8 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.19%) VB6
9 1 (0.60%) C
9 1 (0.60%) Groovy
9 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (11.90%) Degree
2 10 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) ACCA
6 1 (0.60%) CCNA
6 1 (0.60%) CIMA
6 1 (0.60%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) MBA
6 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.19%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.60%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.98%) RACF
3 1 (0.60%) Firmware
3 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.60%) MOM
2 1 (0.60%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.60%) SCOM
2 1 (0.60%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 30 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.90%) Oracle
3 8 (4.76%) Intel
4 7 (4.17%) Adobe
4 7 (4.17%) Bloomberg
4 7 (4.17%) Google
4 7 (4.17%) Sybase
5 4 (2.38%) Reuters
5 4 (2.38%) Tableau
6 3 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.79%) hybris
7 2 (1.19%) Cisco
7 2 (1.19%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.19%) Murex
7 2 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.19%) SAP
8 1 (0.60%) BT
8 1 (0.60%) Cognos
8 1 (0.60%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.60%) HP