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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 43 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 160 385 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.75% 6.71% 6.06%
As % of the Applications category 51.28% 53.40% 50.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 281 244
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £200 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £575 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 13
Median hourly rate £17.88 £13.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.48% -32.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.10 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £24.40 £28.50
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
312 721 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.27% 12.56% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 517 465
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 28
Median hourly rate £18.25 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £34.00 £30.00
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 28 June 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 208 (59.94%) Microsoft
2 133 (38.33%) Finance
3 112 (32.28%) MS Office
4 91 (26.22%) SQL Server
5 89 (25.65%) SQL
6 79 (22.77%) Windows
7 66 (19.02%) MS PowerPoint
8 55 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (15.56%) SharePoint
10 53 (15.27%) .NET
11 52 (14.99%) ITIL
11 52 (14.99%) Banking
12 49 (14.12%) C#
12 49 (14.12%) Project Management
13 47 (13.54%) Oracle
13 47 (13.54%) Active Directory
13 47 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (10.95%) MS Project
15 36 (10.37%) Change Management
16 33 (9.51%) VBA
16 33 (9.51%) VMware
17 31 (8.93%) Migration
17 31 (8.93%) CRM
17 31 (8.93%) Citrix
18 30 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (8.36%) Security Cleared
19 29 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
19 29 (8.36%) Degree
20 28 (8.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 28 (8.07%) Business Intelligence

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 54 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.19%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.75%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.59%) IIS
5 8 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.73%) CMS
7 6 (1.73%) Confluence
7 6 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.73%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.86%) Zimbra
10 2 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.58%) EPiServer CMS
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.58%) SAS
10 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 112 (32.28%) MS Office
2 66 (19.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 38 (10.95%) MS Project
4 26 (7.49%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (6.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.58%) Documaker
5 2 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.29%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.29%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.29%) Maximo
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.29%) Radian6
6 1 (0.29%) Summit
6 1 (0.29%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.59%) Office 365
2 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.44%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.15%) SaaS
5 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.58%) GitHub
6 1 (0.29%) AdWords
6 1 (0.29%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) PaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.61%) DNS
2 11 (3.17%) Internet
3 10 (2.88%) Firewall
4 9 (2.59%) DHCP
4 9 (2.59%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.73%) HTTP
5 6 (1.73%) WAN
6 5 (1.44%) SAN
6 5 (1.44%) VPN
7 4 (1.15%) LAN
7 4 (1.15%) LDAP
7 4 (1.15%) Skype
8 3 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.86%) Extranet
8 3 (0.86%) Intranet
8 3 (0.86%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.86%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.86%) Network Security
8 3 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (26.22%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (7.20%) MS Access
3 25 (7.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (7.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 25 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (5.48%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.46%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.31%) QlikView
8 8 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (2.02%) MySQL
9 7 (2.02%) OLAP
10 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.15%) Power BI
11 4 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (4.61%) JIRA
2 8 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.58%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.58%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.58%) JMeter
5 2 (0.58%) MSI
5 2 (0.58%) NeoLoad
5 2 (0.58%) Selenium
5 2 (0.58%) Toad
5 2 (0.58%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.29%) Babel
6 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 133 (38.33%) Finance
2 52 (14.99%) Banking
3 19 (5.48%) Investment Banking
4 18 (5.19%) Marketing
5 17 (4.90%) Legal
6 13 (3.75%) Law
7 12 (3.46%) Retail
8 10 (2.88%) Advertising
9 9 (2.59%) Front Office
9 9 (2.59%) Telecoms
10 7 (2.02%) Publishing
11 6 (1.73%) Back Office
11 6 (1.73%) Billing
12 5 (1.44%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.15%) German Language
14 3 (0.86%) Games
14 3 (0.86%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.58%) French Language
15 2 (0.58%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 96 (27.67%) Analyst
2 73 (21.04%) Developer
3 29 (8.36%) C# Developer
4 23 (6.63%) .NET Developer
4 23 (6.63%) Project Manager
5 20 (5.76%) Business Analyst
6 19 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (4.61%) Data Analyst
8 14 (4.03%) Administrator
9 13 (3.75%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.46%) Service Analyst
10 12 (3.46%) Support Engineer
10 12 (3.46%) VBA Developer
11 11 (3.17%) Architect
11 11 (3.17%) Consultant
11 11 (3.17%) CRM Analyst
11 11 (3.17%) Excel Developer
11 11 (3.17%) SQL Developer
12 10 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (2.88%) Excel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (15.27%) .NET
2 22 (6.34%) ASP.NET
3 19 (5.48%) .NET Framework
4 17 (4.90%) HTML
5 14 (4.03%) CSS
6 12 (3.46%) WPF
6 12 (3.46%) XML
7 11 (3.17%) WinForms
8 10 (2.88%) Web Services
9 8 (2.31%) HTML5
9 8 (2.31%) jQuery
10 7 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.73%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (1.44%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.44%) MDX
13 4 (1.15%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (1.15%) Middleware
13 4 (1.15%) WCF
14 3 (0.86%) SAML
14 3 (0.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.59%) Mathematics
5 8 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.31%) Statistics
6 6 (1.73%) Social Media
6 6 (1.73%) User Experience
6 6 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.44%) Clustering
7 5 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.44%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.44%) Replication
7 5 (1.44%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.15%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.15%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.15%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.15%) Equities
8 4 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.15%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 79 (22.77%) Windows
2 28 (8.07%) Windows Server
3 22 (6.34%) Windows 7
4 18 (5.19%) Linux
5 14 (4.03%) Unix
6 13 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.73%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.15%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.15%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.86%) CentOS
11 3 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.86%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.58%) Solaris
12 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.58%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (14.99%) ITIL
3 49 (14.12%) Project Management
4 36 (10.37%) Change Management
5 31 (8.93%) CRM
5 31 (8.93%) Migration
6 29 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (7.20%) PRINCE2
9 19 (5.48%) Time Management
9 19 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (5.19%) Business Analysis
11 17 (4.90%) Scrum
12 16 (4.61%) Validation
13 15 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (4.32%) ETL
13 15 (4.32%) Risk Management
14 14 (4.03%) Data Management
15 13 (3.75%) Data Analysis
15 13 (3.75%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 89 (25.65%) SQL
2 49 (14.12%) C#
3 33 (9.51%) VBA
4 27 (7.78%) PowerShell
5 19 (5.48%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.46%) VB
6 12 (3.46%) VB.NET
7 11 (3.17%) Java
8 9 (2.59%) JavaScript
9 8 (2.31%) Python
10 6 (1.73%) C
10 6 (1.73%) Perl
11 5 (1.44%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.86%) PHP
13 2 (0.58%) R
13 2 (0.58%) XAML
14 1 (0.29%) ES6
14 1 (0.29%) Korn
14 1 (0.29%) Ruby
14 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (8.36%) Degree
1 29 (8.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.88%) MCSE
6 7 (2.02%) CISM
6 7 (2.02%) CISSP
7 5 (1.44%) CISA
7 5 (1.44%) ISEB
7 5 (1.44%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.15%) MCTS
8 4 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.86%) CCNA
9 3 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.17%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.88%) SLA
3 9 (2.59%) QA
4 5 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.86%) GPG13
5 3 (0.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.58%) ISO15022
6 2 (0.58%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.58%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.29%) Basel II
7 1 (0.29%) MiFID
7 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (13.54%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.17%) XenApp
4 8 (2.31%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.02%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.73%) vSphere
7 5 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.15%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.15%) UAG
8 4 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.86%) Xen
10 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.58%) NFS
10 2 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.29%) Docker
11 1 (0.29%) KVM
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.29%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 16 (4.61%) SCCM
2 14 (4.03%) SCOM
3 7 (2.02%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.15%) HP SIM
4 4 (1.15%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.86%) IBM BigFix
5 3 (0.86%) MIIS
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.86%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 2 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.58%) vMotion
7 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
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%) WSUS
Vendors
1 208 (59.94%) Microsoft
2 47 (13.54%) Oracle
3 33 (9.51%) VMware
4 31 (8.93%) Citrix
5 17 (4.90%) Cisco
6 14 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (3.46%) HP
7 12 (3.46%) IBM
8 11 (3.17%) Remedy
9 9 (2.59%) Symantec
9 9 (2.59%) Tableau
10 8 (2.31%) Dell
10 8 (2.31%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.02%) Bloomberg
11 7 (2.02%) Google
11 7 (2.02%) SAP
12 6 (1.73%) Reuters
13 5 (1.44%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.44%) Sybase
13 5 (1.44%) Teradata
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