The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Microsoft Excel
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 6 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 5.31% 8.87% 8.77%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 73.33% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 11
Median daily rate £475 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £162.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% +16.66%  

Microsoft 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 9 15 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 7.96% 12.10% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 15
Median daily rate £475 £493 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.55% +23.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £528 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £162.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel.

1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Legal
6 3 (20.00%) Publishing
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (20.00%) R
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco
7 2 (13.33%) Apteco
7 2 (13.33%) Eloqua
7 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) FastStats
7 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Time Management
7 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Marketing Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Campaign Management
7 2 (13.33%) Campaign Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.67%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Eloqua
1 2 (13.33%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) BGP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) OSPF
1 1 (6.67%) RIP
1 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.67%) ERwin
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 3 (20.00%) Publishing
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Data Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing Data Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Network Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Network Operations Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.67%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) B2B
3 2 (13.33%) Campaign Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Campaign Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Econometrics
3 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematical Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) R
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Apteco
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Arista
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) BT
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) CyberTech
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy