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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 302 330 245
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -85
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 112 99 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.39% 0.65%
As % of the Applications category 4.03% 3.30% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 62 121
Average daily rate
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£375 £408 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% -18.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £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 13
Average hourly rate £21.53 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.48% -46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £11.96 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.25 £88.75 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.37%
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
2777 3000 3292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.46% 11.81% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1824 1903 2091
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £186 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 169 227
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 £12.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.51%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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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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 +31 32 £400 +5.96% 4
Docklands, London - 1 £425 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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 (38.53%) Finance
2 72 (31.17%) MS Excel
3 60 (25.97%) SQL
4 49 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 44 (19.05%) Degree
6 38 (16.45%) Project Management
7 35 (15.15%) Banking
8 30 (12.99%) VBA
8 30 (12.99%) Oracle
8 30 (12.99%) MS Office
9 25 (10.82%) MS PowerPoint
10 22 (9.52%) SAP
10 22 (9.52%) SQL Server
11 19 (8.23%) Management Information System
11 19 (8.23%) Investment Banking
12 18 (7.79%) C#
12 18 (7.79%) PRINCE2
12 18 (7.79%) Front Office
12 18 (7.79%) Business Analysis
12 18 (7.79%) Analytics
13 17 (7.36%) Windows
14 16 (6.93%) MS Project
14 16 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (6.49%) Data Analysis
15 15 (6.49%) Data Management
15 15 (6.49%) E-Commerce
16 14 (6.06%) MS Visio
16 14 (6.06%) Risk Management
16 14 (6.06%) Service Management
16 14 (6.06%) Security Cleared

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 7 (3.03%) Lync
2 6 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.73%) SAS
4 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.43%) Confluence
4 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 72 (31.17%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.99%) MS Office
3 25 (10.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (6.93%) MS Project
5 14 (6.06%) MS Visio
6 5 (2.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.43%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.87%) Summit
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.43%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.43%) Maximo
3 1 (0.43%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.43%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.60%) IP Telephony
2 5 (2.16%) NetScaler
2 5 (2.16%) HTTP
3 3 (1.30%) 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 (0.43%) Intranet
5 1 (0.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.19%) MS Access
3 10 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.30%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.87%) Siebel EIM
9 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.87%) DB2
9 2 (0.87%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.43%) DataStage
10 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.87%) Subversion
1 2 (0.87%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.43%) LSMW
General
1 89 (38.53%) Finance
2 35 (15.15%) Banking
3 19 (8.23%) Investment Banking
4 18 (7.79%) Front Office
5 13 (5.63%) Marketing
6 11 (4.76%) Retail
7 10 (4.33%) Telecoms
8 9 (3.90%) Back Office
9 8 (3.46%) Billing
10 4 (1.73%) Publishing
11 3 (1.30%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.30%) Legal
12 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.87%) Advertising
12 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.43%) Automotive
13 1 (0.43%) Law
13 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (32.47%) Analyst
2 29 (12.55%) Developer
3 22 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 19 (8.23%) Project Manager
4 19 (8.23%) Business Analyst
5 13 (5.63%) Administrator
6 10 (4.33%) Consultant
6 10 (4.33%) Excel Developer
7 9 (3.90%) VBA Developer
7 9 (3.90%) Coordinator
8 6 (2.60%) Junior
8 6 (2.60%) SQL Developer
8 6 (2.60%) Excel VBA Developer
9 5 (2.16%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (2.16%) Technical Support
10 4 (1.73%) Support Specialist
10 4 (1.73%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (1.73%) Project Analyst
10 4 (1.73%) C# Developer
10 4 (1.73%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.63%) .NET
2 9 (3.90%) XML
3 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.16%) HTML
4 4 (1.73%) STL
4 4 (1.73%) Django
4 4 (1.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (1.30%) Murex MxML
5 3 (1.30%) JSON
5 3 (1.30%) Murex Flex
5 3 (1.30%) WPF
5 3 (1.30%) XSD
5 3 (1.30%) XSLT
5 3 (1.30%) OLE
6 2 (0.87%) Middleware
7 1 (0.43%) Web Services
7 1 (0.43%) COM
7 1 (0.43%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.43%) QuickFIX
7 1 (0.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.23%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (4.76%) Statistics
3 9 (3.90%) Fixed Income
3 9 (3.90%) GIS
4 7 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.60%) Derivative
6 5 (2.16%) NHS
6 5 (2.16%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.73%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (1.73%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.30%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.30%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.30%) Wiki
9 2 (0.87%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.87%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (0.87%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.87%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.36%) Windows
2 13 (5.63%) Linux
2 13 (5.63%) Windows 7
3 12 (5.19%) UNIX
4 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.73%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.45%) Project Management
2 18 (7.79%) PRINCE2
2 18 (7.79%) Business Analysis
2 18 (7.79%) Analytics
3 16 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (6.49%) Data Management
4 15 (6.49%) E-Commerce
4 15 (6.49%) Data Analysis
5 14 (6.06%) Service Management
5 14 (6.06%) Risk Management
6 13 (5.63%) Migration
6 13 (5.63%) Project Planning
7 11 (4.76%) Programme Management
7 11 (4.76%) Change Management
8 9 (3.90%) Change Control
8 9 (3.90%) Performance Analysis
8 9 (3.90%) Line Management
9 8 (3.46%) Resource Management
10 7 (3.03%) Time Management
10 7 (3.03%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (25.97%) SQL
2 30 (12.99%) VBA
3 18 (7.79%) C#
4 10 (4.33%) Python
5 9 (3.90%) Java
6 7 (3.03%) C++
6 7 (3.03%) VB
7 6 (2.60%) C
7 6 (2.60%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.16%) Perl
9 3 (1.30%) VBScript
10 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.43%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (19.05%) Degree
2 14 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.73%) NVQ Level 4
5 4 (1.73%) ISEB
6 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.87%) ACCA
6 2 (0.87%) CIMA
6 2 (0.87%) MCP
7 1 (0.43%) CIPD
7 1 (0.43%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.33%) QA
2 9 (3.90%) SLA
3 3 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) Basel II
4 1 (0.43%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) XenApp
4 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.16%) Tivoli
1 5 (2.16%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (2.16%) Nagios
1 5 (2.16%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 49 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.99%) Oracle
3 22 (9.52%) SAP
4 11 (4.76%) Google
5 9 (3.90%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.16%) Cisco
6 5 (2.16%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.16%) Mapinfo
7 4 (1.73%) Reuters
7 4 (1.73%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.73%) Adobe
7 4 (1.73%) Citrix
8 3 (1.30%) Murex
8 3 (1.30%) Trillium
8 3 (1.30%) Informatica
8 3 (1.30%) DataFlux
9 2 (0.87%) Isilon
9 2 (0.87%) Tableau
9 2 (0.87%) EMC
9 2 (0.87%) CheckPoint
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