The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 16 17 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 8.33% 7.26% 5.61%
As % of the Applications category 68.75% 64.29% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Median daily rate £350 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -10.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £203 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £430 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year - +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.79% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.80 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.30% +17.85%  

MS Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 16 14 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 12.12% 11.29% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 17
Median daily rate £525 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £493 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year - +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.72% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Canary Wharf

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Excel in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Canary Wharf

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Canary Wharf

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Canary Wharf

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) MS Office
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) Banking
5 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (21.05%) Validation
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) Retail
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) Low Latency
8 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.53%) Office 365
8 2 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Matrix Management
8 2 (10.53%) Publishing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) DataSynapse
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Office
2 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Eloqua
1 1 (5.26%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.26%) FCoE
2 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) Multicast
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) HBase
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Publishing
5 1 (5.26%) Front Office
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Coordinator
2 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Network Operations Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Architect
4 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Trainer
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Trainer
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) Rendezvous
2 1 (5.26%) WPF
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
1 4 (21.05%) Validation
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
2 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
2 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) Low Latency
3 2 (10.53%) Matrix Management
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) B2B
4 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.26%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) R
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ACDT
2 1 (5.26%) ACHDS
2 1 (5.26%) ACTC
2 1 (5.26%) MCDST
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) SRDF
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Intel
3 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
3 1 (5.26%) Lotus
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.26%) Trustwave
3 1 (5.26%) VMware