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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
London / City of London
Rank 45 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 121 186 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.13% 6.14% 5.80%
As % of the Applications category 43.06% 51.52% 53.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 134 216
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £10.40 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £22.05 £20.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%

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
281 361 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.58% 11.91% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 257 386
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 26
Median hourly rate £17.58 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £10.25 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £26.00 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 165 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 120 (41.96%) Finance
3 90 (31.47%) SQL
4 88 (30.77%) MS Office
5 76 (26.57%) SQL Server
6 69 (24.13%) Banking
7 53 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (18.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 49 (17.13%) .NET
8 49 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
9 47 (16.43%) Windows
10 43 (15.03%) Project Management
11 36 (12.59%) C#
12 34 (11.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (11.54%) Investment Banking
13 33 (11.54%) VBA
13 33 (11.54%) Oracle
14 32 (11.19%) Degree
15 30 (10.49%) MS Project
16 27 (9.44%) ITIL
16 27 (9.44%) SharePoint
17 26 (9.09%) Active Directory
17 26 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
18 24 (8.39%) MVC
18 24 (8.39%) MS Visio
18 24 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
18 24 (8.39%) Data Analysis
19 23 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
19 23 (8.04%) Waterfall

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 27 (9.44%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.45%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.40%) FileNet
4 4 (1.40%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.40%) IIS
4 4 (1.40%) JBoss
4 4 (1.40%) SAS
5 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 88 (30.77%) MS Office
2 53 (18.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 30 (10.49%) MS Project
4 24 (8.39%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.05%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.75%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.70%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.35%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.35%) Sonata
4 1 (0.35%) Tercero
4 1 (0.35%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.80%) Office 365
3 6 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.70%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) G Suite
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.45%) Firewall
2 6 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (2.10%) DNS
3 5 (1.75%) VPN
4 4 (1.40%) SSL
4 4 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.05%) Internet
5 3 (1.05%) SAN
6 2 (0.70%) LAN
6 2 (0.70%) Network Security
6 2 (0.70%) Skype
6 2 (0.70%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.70%) VoIP
6 2 (0.70%) WAN
6 2 (0.70%) Wireless
7 1 (0.35%) DHCP
7 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.35%) HTTP
7 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (26.57%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (6.64%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (5.59%) Oracle Database
7 15 (5.24%) MS Access
8 14 (4.90%) Data Mining
9 13 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (3.15%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.10%) Data Mart
12 5 (1.75%) QlikView
12 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.40%) Big Data
13 4 (1.40%) DTS
13 4 (1.40%) OLAP
13 4 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (1.40%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (3.50%) Subversion
2 7 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.10%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.40%) Ant
5 4 (1.40%) Maven
5 4 (1.40%) NetBeans
6 3 (1.05%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.70%) JIRA
7 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.70%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.35%) MSI
8 1 (0.35%) NUnit
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.35%) TestLink
8 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 120 (41.96%) Finance
2 69 (24.13%) Banking
3 33 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 18 (6.29%) Back Office
5 16 (5.59%) Front Office
6 15 (5.24%) Legal
7 12 (4.20%) Advertising
7 12 (4.20%) Retail
8 9 (3.15%) Law
9 6 (2.10%) Marketing
10 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.05%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.70%) Billing
12 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.70%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.70%) Publishing
13 1 (0.35%) Games
13 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (27.62%) Analyst
2 78 (27.27%) Developer
3 20 (6.99%) .NET Developer
3 20 (6.99%) SQL Developer
4 18 (6.29%) Data Analyst
5 15 (5.24%) Project Manager
6 14 (4.90%) C# Developer
7 13 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 12 (4.20%) Administrator
8 12 (4.20%) Architect
8 12 (4.20%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.20%) IT Analyst
9 11 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (3.85%) Consultant
10 10 (3.50%) SQL Server Developer
10 10 (3.50%) Support Engineer
11 9 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.15%) Support Analyst
12 8 (2.80%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (2.80%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.13%) .NET
2 20 (6.99%) ASP.NET
2 20 (6.99%) HTML
3 19 (6.64%) AngularJS
4 17 (5.94%) Web Services
5 16 (5.59%) CSS
6 13 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 11 (3.85%) WinForms
8 8 (2.80%) jQuery
8 8 (2.80%) WPF
9 7 (2.45%) Ajax
10 6 (2.10%) XSLT
11 5 (1.75%) HTML5
11 5 (1.75%) XML
12 4 (1.40%) Java EE
12 4 (1.40%) JSON
12 4 (1.40%) Spring
12 4 (1.40%) Spring MVC
12 4 (1.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.24%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.50%) Mathematics
4 8 (2.80%) Data Integration
4 8 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.45%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.45%) Data Conversion
5 7 (2.45%) Reference Data
6 6 (2.10%) User Experience
7 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.40%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.05%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.05%) Equities
9 3 (1.05%) NHS
10 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.70%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.70%) iPad
10 2 (0.70%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.43%) Windows
2 14 (4.90%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.50%) Windows 7
4 9 (3.15%) Linux
5 7 (2.45%) Unix
6 5 (1.75%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.05%) Android
8 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) VMS
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (15.03%) Project Management
3 27 (9.44%) ITIL
4 26 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (8.39%) Data Analysis
5 24 (8.39%) MVC
6 23 (8.04%) Waterfall
7 18 (6.29%) Business Analysis
7 18 (6.29%) Change Management
7 18 (6.29%) CRM
7 18 (6.29%) Data Modelling
7 18 (6.29%) ETL
8 17 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (5.94%) TDD
9 16 (5.59%) PRINCE2
10 15 (5.24%) Analytics
11 14 (4.90%) Data Management
11 14 (4.90%) Migration
12 13 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 90 (31.47%) SQL
2 36 (12.59%) C#
3 33 (11.54%) VBA
4 21 (7.34%) T-SQL
5 17 (5.94%) PowerShell
6 16 (5.59%) JavaScript
7 14 (4.90%) VB
8 11 (3.85%) Java
9 9 (3.15%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.05%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.05%) Python
10 3 (1.05%) Ruby
11 2 (0.70%) Perl
11 2 (0.70%) PHP
11 2 (0.70%) XAML
12 1 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.35%) VB6
12 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (11.19%) Degree
2 17 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.80%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.75%) CIMA
5 5 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.75%) MCP
6 4 (1.40%) ACCA
6 4 (1.40%) CCNA
6 4 (1.40%) PMP
7 3 (1.05%) CISA
7 3 (1.05%) CISM
7 3 (1.05%) CISSP
7 3 (1.05%) MBA
7 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.70%) AAT
8 2 (0.70%) CRISC
8 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.75%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.40%) COBIT
3 4 (1.40%) SLA
4 3 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.70%) Basel III
5 2 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.70%) MiFID
6 1 (0.35%) EMIR
6 1 (0.35%) FATCA
6 1 (0.35%) QA
6 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.40%) NFS
3 3 (1.05%) Docker
4 2 (0.70%) Samba
4 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.35%) Firmware
5 1 (0.35%) Gluster
5 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.35%) iptables
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) SCCM
2 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.70%) Ansible
3 2 (0.70%) Puppet
3 2 (0.70%) SCOM
4 1 (0.35%) Casper Suite
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.35%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.35%) SCSM
4 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 165 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.54%) Oracle
3 12 (4.20%) Cisco
4 11 (3.85%) SAP
5 8 (2.80%) CheckPoint
5 8 (2.80%) Cognos
6 6 (2.10%) Tableau
7 5 (1.75%) Citrix
7 5 (1.75%) Remedy
8 4 (1.40%) Lotus
8 4 (1.40%) Teradata
8 4 (1.40%) VMware
8 4 (1.40%) Workday
9 3 (1.05%) Apple
9 3 (1.05%) Informatica
9 3 (1.05%) Interwoven
9 3 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.05%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.05%) Sitecore
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £215.00 - £285.00 per annum
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Spencer Rose
Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Bluetownonline
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CPS Group Limited
Rate: £120 - £145 per day + Overtime, On-Call Allowance
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