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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 36 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 193 349 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.49% 6.59% 6.40%
As % of the Applications category 53.76% 53.04% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 256 265
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 17
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -38.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £9.37 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £18.55 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%
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
359 658 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.22% 12.42% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 478 505
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 43
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £22.20 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 August 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 August 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.

1 224 (62.22%) Microsoft
2 141 (39.17%) Finance
3 121 (33.61%) MS Office
4 91 (25.28%) SQL
5 87 (24.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 72 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 72 (20.00%) Windows
7 63 (17.50%) SharePoint
8 59 (16.39%) Project Management
8 59 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (15.56%) Active Directory
10 51 (14.17%) .NET
10 51 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
11 50 (13.89%) ITIL
12 48 (13.33%) Oracle
13 47 (13.06%) Banking
14 40 (11.11%) C#
15 38 (10.56%) CRM
16 37 (10.28%) MS Project
16 37 (10.28%) Migration
17 36 (10.00%) PowerShell
18 33 (9.17%) VBA
19 32 (8.89%) Change Management
20 31 (8.61%) MS Visio
20 31 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
21 30 (8.33%) VMware
22 29 (8.06%) Citrix
22 29 (8.06%) Management Information System
22 29 (8.06%) Security Cleared
23 28 (7.78%) Windows Server

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 63 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.61%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.33%) IIS
3 12 (3.33%) Skype for Business
4 10 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.67%) Confluence
6 6 (1.67%) SAS
7 5 (1.39%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.11%) CMS
8 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.56%) JBoss
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.28%) Apache
10 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.28%) FileNet
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 121 (33.61%) MS Office
2 87 (24.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 37 (10.28%) MS Project
4 31 (8.61%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.83%) Infor SunSystems
3 3 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.28%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.28%) Documaker
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.28%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.28%) Faxination
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Radian6
5 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.28%) Sophis RISQUE
5 1 (0.28%) Summit
5 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.89%) Office 365
2 13 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.11%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.11%) SaaS
4 3 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.56%) Yammer
6 1 (0.28%) AdWords
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.28%) DNS
2 18 (5.00%) Firewall
3 12 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (2.22%) Internet
4 8 (2.22%) SAN
4 8 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.94%) DHCP
6 6 (1.67%) Network Security
6 6 (1.67%) WAN
7 5 (1.39%) SSL
8 4 (1.11%) Extranet
8 4 (1.11%) HTTP
8 4 (1.11%) LAN
8 4 (1.11%) NAS
9 3 (0.83%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.83%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.83%) LDAP
9 3 (0.83%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (4.44%) MS Access
4 16 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 16 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.22%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.94%) Big Data
10 6 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.39%) MySQL
11 5 (1.39%) OLAP
11 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.39%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.11%) Power BI
12 4 (1.11%) QlikView
12 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (4.44%) JIRA
2 11 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.83%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.56%) Ant
5 2 (0.56%) JMeter
5 2 (0.56%) Maven
5 2 (0.56%) MSI
5 2 (0.56%) NeoLoad
5 2 (0.56%) NetBeans
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.56%) Selenium
5 2 (0.56%) Subversion
5 2 (0.56%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.28%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.28%) InstallShield
General
1 141 (39.17%) Finance
2 47 (13.06%) Banking
3 22 (6.11%) Investment Banking
3 22 (6.11%) Marketing
4 17 (4.72%) Legal
5 15 (4.17%) Advertising
5 15 (4.17%) Retail
6 11 (3.06%) Front Office
7 8 (2.22%) Law
8 7 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.67%) Billing
9 6 (1.67%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.39%) Publishing
11 4 (1.11%) Games
11 4 (1.11%) German Language
11 4 (1.11%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.83%) Back Office
12 3 (0.83%) French Language
12 3 (0.83%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.56%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 93 (25.83%) Analyst
2 66 (18.33%) Developer
3 28 (7.78%) Project Manager
4 21 (5.83%) Administrator
5 20 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 20 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 18 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 18 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 15 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 13 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (3.61%) Consultant
9 12 (3.33%) Service Analyst
10 11 (3.06%) Applications Support
10 11 (3.06%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.06%) VBA Developer
11 10 (2.78%) Architect
11 10 (2.78%) Excel Developer
11 10 (2.78%) Excel VBA Developer
11 10 (2.78%) Project Officer
11 10 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (14.17%) .NET
2 18 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (5.00%) HTML
3 16 (4.44%) .NET Framework
3 16 (4.44%) CSS
4 11 (3.06%) WPF
5 10 (2.78%) XML
6 9 (2.50%) jQuery
7 8 (2.22%) WinForms
8 7 (1.94%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.94%) Web Services
9 6 (1.67%) HTML5
9 6 (1.67%) JSON
10 5 (1.39%) Middleware
10 5 (1.39%) XSLT
11 4 (1.11%) Ajax
12 3 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.83%) MDX
12 3 (0.83%) SAML
12 3 (0.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.22%) User Experience
5 7 (1.94%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.39%) Clustering
7 5 (1.39%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.39%) Device Driver
7 5 (1.39%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.39%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.39%) Statistics
7 5 (1.39%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.11%) Equities
8 4 (1.11%) Social Media
8 4 (1.11%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.83%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 72 (20.00%) Windows
2 28 (7.78%) Windows Server
3 21 (5.83%) Unix
4 17 (4.72%) Linux
5 13 (3.61%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.39%) Windows Phone
10 4 (1.11%) Android
10 4 (1.11%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.83%) Solaris
11 3 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.28%) AIX
13 1 (0.28%) CentOS
13 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
1 59 (16.39%) Project Management
2 50 (13.89%) ITIL
3 38 (10.56%) CRM
4 37 (10.28%) Migration
5 32 (8.89%) Change Management
6 31 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (7.78%) PRINCE2
8 24 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 24 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (6.11%) Business Analysis
11 20 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 20 (5.56%) Time Management
12 17 (4.72%) Scrum
12 17 (4.72%) Service Management
13 16 (4.44%) Data Management
13 16 (4.44%) Waterfall
14 15 (4.17%) Data Migration
15 14 (3.89%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 91 (25.28%) SQL
2 40 (11.11%) C#
3 36 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 33 (9.17%) VBA
5 19 (5.28%) T-SQL
6 16 (4.44%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.89%) Java
8 12 (3.33%) VB
9 10 (2.78%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.22%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.94%) Perl
11 7 (1.94%) Python
12 6 (1.67%) C
13 3 (0.83%) PHP
13 3 (0.83%) XAML
14 2 (0.56%) Korn
14 2 (0.56%) R
14 2 (0.56%) VBScript
15 1 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.28%) ES6
Qualifications
1 29 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.22%) Degree
3 17 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.61%) MCP
4 13 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.06%) CCNA
5 11 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.78%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.22%) CISA
7 8 (2.22%) CISM
7 8 (2.22%) CISSP
7 8 (2.22%) MCSE
8 7 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.39%) CRISC
10 5 (1.39%) ISEB
10 5 (1.39%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.11%) PMP
11 4 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.89%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.06%) QA
3 8 (2.22%) Solvency II
4 6 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.67%) SLA
5 3 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.83%) GPG13
5 3 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.56%) Basel III
6 2 (0.56%) COBIT
6 2 (0.56%) WCAG
7 1 (0.28%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 56 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.50%) XenApp
4 8 (2.22%) vSphere
5 7 (1.94%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.67%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.39%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.39%) UAG
8 4 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.83%) NFS
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.28%) Firmware
11 1 (0.28%) Samba
11 1 (0.28%) SRDF
11 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (5.28%) SCOM
2 17 (4.72%) SCCM
3 8 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.11%) HP SIM
4 4 (1.11%) IBM BigFix
4 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.11%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (0.83%) MIIS
6 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.56%) Puppet
6 2 (0.56%) WSUS
7 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 224 (62.22%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.33%) Oracle
3 30 (8.33%) VMware
4 29 (8.06%) Citrix
5 28 (7.78%) Cisco
6 16 (4.44%) CheckPoint
7 14 (3.89%) IBM
8 13 (3.61%) HP
9 12 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (3.06%) Remedy
10 11 (3.06%) Symantec
11 8 (2.22%) SAP
11 8 (2.22%) Tableau
12 7 (1.94%) Teradata
13 6 (1.67%) Dell
13 6 (1.67%) Google
14 5 (1.39%) Sybase
15 4 (1.11%) Atlassian
15 4 (1.11%) BMC
15 4 (1.11%) Red Hat
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £100 to £125 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago