The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 35 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 167 359 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.98% 6.37% 5.88%
As % of the Applications category 52.52% 53.11% 51.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 256 241
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.32% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 14
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.55 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.24% -19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £11.15 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £29.20 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
MS Excel
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
318 676 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.48% 12.00% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 486 455
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 30
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.57 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.04% -11.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £52.00 £22.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the City of London region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the City of London region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 200 (58.31%) Microsoft
2 141 (41.11%) Finance
3 121 (35.28%) MS Office
4 91 (26.53%) SQL Server
5 87 (25.36%) Windows
6 85 (24.78%) SQL
7 64 (18.66%) MS PowerPoint
8 59 (17.20%) Banking
9 57 (16.62%) .NET
10 54 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (15.16%) C#
12 49 (14.29%) ITIL
12 49 (14.29%) Project Management
13 46 (13.41%) SharePoint
14 42 (12.24%) Active Directory
15 41 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
16 38 (11.08%) VBA
16 38 (11.08%) Change Management
17 36 (10.50%) Oracle
18 34 (9.91%) MS Project
18 34 (9.91%) VMware
19 32 (9.33%) Degree
20 31 (9.04%) Migration
20 31 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
21 29 (8.45%) MS Visio
21 29 (8.45%) MS Access
21 29 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 28 (8.16%) Citrix
22 28 (8.16%) Windows Server
23 27 (7.87%) Security Cleared

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 46 (13.41%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.96%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.92%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.62%) IIS
5 7 (2.04%) CMS
5 7 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.17%) Confluence
8 4 (1.17%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.87%) Zimbra
10 1 (0.29%) Moodle
10 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.29%) SAS
10 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 121 (35.28%) MS Office
2 64 (18.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 34 (9.91%) MS Project
4 29 (8.45%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.92%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 20 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.58%) Eikon
4 2 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.29%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.29%) Documaker
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.29%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.29%) Maximo
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.29%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.04%) Office 365
2 5 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.46%) SaaS
3 4 (1.17%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.58%) GitHub
5 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.79%) DNS
1 13 (3.79%) Internet
2 11 (3.21%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.92%) DHCP
3 10 (2.92%) Firewall
4 6 (1.75%) VPN
5 4 (1.17%) Skype
5 4 (1.17%) WebEx
6 3 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.87%) Intranet
6 3 (0.87%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.87%) SAN
6 3 (0.87%) WAN
7 2 (0.58%) Extranet
7 2 (0.58%) H.323
7 2 (0.58%) HTTP
7 2 (0.58%) ISDN
7 2 (0.58%) LAN
7 2 (0.58%) Network Security
7 2 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.45%) MS Access
2 29 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (6.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (4.37%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.50%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.62%) MySQL
9 8 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.33%) QlikView
9 8 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.17%) Data Mart
11 4 (1.17%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.87%) OLAP
12 3 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (3.79%) JIRA
2 7 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.58%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.58%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.58%) MSI
5 2 (0.58%) Toad
6 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.29%) Babel
6 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.29%) JMeter
6 1 (0.29%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.29%) Selenium
6 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.29%) Zephyr
General
1 141 (41.11%) Finance
2 59 (17.20%) Banking
3 19 (5.54%) Investment Banking
4 18 (5.25%) Legal
5 14 (4.08%) Law
6 12 (3.50%) Marketing
7 10 (2.92%) Front Office
8 9 (2.62%) Retail
9 8 (2.33%) Telecoms
10 7 (2.04%) Back Office
10 7 (2.04%) Publishing
11 6 (1.75%) Advertising
12 5 (1.46%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.46%) German Language
13 3 (0.87%) Billing
13 3 (0.87%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.58%) French Language
14 2 (0.58%) Games
14 2 (0.58%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.29%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 97 (28.28%) Analyst
2 75 (21.87%) Developer
3 31 (9.04%) C# Developer
4 24 (7.00%) .NET Developer
5 23 (6.71%) Business Analyst
6 21 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 17 (4.96%) Administrator
7 17 (4.96%) Data Analyst
8 15 (4.37%) SQL Developer
9 13 (3.79%) Excel Developer
10 12 (3.50%) VBA Developer
11 11 (3.21%) CRM Analyst
11 11 (3.21%) Excel Analyst
11 11 (3.21%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.21%) Service Analyst
11 11 (3.21%) Support Engineer
12 10 (2.92%) Architect
12 10 (2.92%) Coordinator
12 10 (2.92%) Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (16.62%) .NET
2 24 (7.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (5.83%) HTML
4 17 (4.96%) .NET Framework
5 15 (4.37%) XML
6 14 (4.08%) CSS
7 13 (3.79%) WPF
8 11 (3.21%) HTML5
8 11 (3.21%) Web Services
9 10 (2.92%) jQuery
9 10 (2.92%) WinForms
10 7 (2.04%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.46%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.46%) XHTML
13 4 (1.17%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (1.17%) WCF
14 3 (0.87%) MDX
14 3 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (0.87%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.66%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.62%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.04%) Statistics
5 7 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.75%) Equities
6 6 (1.75%) Reference Data
6 6 (1.75%) Social Media
6 6 (1.75%) User Experience
7 5 (1.46%) Clustering
7 5 (1.46%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.46%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.46%) Replication
7 5 (1.46%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (25.36%) Windows
2 28 (8.16%) Windows Server
3 26 (7.58%) Windows 7
4 13 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.50%) Linux
6 11 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.62%) Unix
8 8 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.75%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.17%) Android
11 4 (1.17%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.87%) CentOS
12 3 (0.87%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.87%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.87%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (14.29%) ITIL
2 49 (14.29%) Project Management
3 38 (11.08%) Change Management
4 31 (9.04%) Migration
5 27 (7.87%) CRM
6 26 (7.58%) PRINCE2
7 25 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (5.54%) Time Management
10 18 (5.25%) Validation
11 17 (4.96%) Data Analysis
12 16 (4.66%) Business Analysis
12 16 (4.66%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (4.37%) Data Management
14 14 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (4.08%) ETL
15 13 (3.79%) Scrum
16 12 (3.50%) Asset Management
17 11 (3.21%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (24.78%) SQL
2 52 (15.16%) C#
3 38 (11.08%) VBA
4 26 (7.58%) PowerShell
5 22 (6.41%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.50%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.62%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.62%) VB
8 8 (2.33%) Java
9 5 (1.46%) C
9 5 (1.46%) PHP
9 5 (1.46%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.46%) Python
10 3 (0.87%) Perl
10 3 (0.87%) VBScript
11 2 (0.58%) XAML
12 1 (0.29%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 32 (9.33%) Degree
2 27 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.21%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.92%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.04%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.04%) MCSE
7 5 (1.46%) ISEB
7 5 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.87%) CCNA
9 3 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.87%) CISM
9 3 (0.87%) CISSP
9 3 (0.87%) MCP
9 3 (0.87%) MCTS
9 3 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.58%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.79%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.21%) SLA
3 8 (2.33%) QA
4 3 (0.87%) ISO15022
4 3 (0.87%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.58%) GPG13
5 2 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) Basel II
6 1 (0.29%) MiFID
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 42 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 31 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.92%) XenApp
4 8 (2.33%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.46%) vSphere
7 4 (1.17%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.87%) UAG
9 2 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.58%) Xen
10 1 (0.29%) Docker
10 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (4.96%) SCCM
2 12 (3.50%) SCOM
3 6 (1.75%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.17%) HP SIM
4 4 (1.17%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.87%) vMotion
6 2 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.58%) IBM BigFix
6 2 (0.58%) MIIS
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.29%) Control-M
7 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.29%) Puppet
7 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 200 (58.31%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.50%) Oracle
3 34 (9.91%) VMware
4 28 (8.16%) Citrix
5 13 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.50%) Bloomberg
6 12 (3.50%) HP
6 12 (3.50%) Reuters
7 11 (3.21%) Remedy
8 10 (2.92%) Cisco
9 9 (2.62%) IBM
10 8 (2.33%) Dell
10 8 (2.33%) Google
10 8 (2.33%) Symantec
11 7 (2.04%) SAP
11 7 (2.04%) Tableau
12 6 (1.75%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.46%) Polycom
13 5 (1.46%) Sybase
13 5 (1.46%) WorldPay
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £158.75 per day + None
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £48.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: Circa £30k pro-rata
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £225.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
aap3
Rate: £300 - £311 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £200.00 - £245.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago