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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 39 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 188 406 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.50% 6.85% 6.21%
As % of the Applications category 53.26% 53.92% 51.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 294 260
Median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.18% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.44 £19.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.58% -30.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
353 753 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.33% 12.71% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 534 475
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 37
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £29.40 £28.00
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 23 July 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 23 July 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.

1 220 (61.80%) Microsoft
2 134 (37.64%) Finance
3 114 (32.02%) MS Office
4 91 (25.56%) SQL
5 85 (23.88%) SQL Server
6 79 (22.19%) Windows
7 76 (21.35%) MS PowerPoint
8 58 (16.29%) Active Directory
9 57 (16.01%) SharePoint
10 53 (14.89%) Project Management
11 52 (14.61%) ITIL
11 52 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
12 50 (14.04%) .NET
13 49 (13.76%) Oracle
14 48 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
15 47 (13.20%) Banking
16 42 (11.80%) C#
17 38 (10.67%) MS Project
18 37 (10.39%) CRM
19 35 (9.83%) Migration
20 34 (9.55%) VMware
21 33 (9.27%) VBA
21 33 (9.27%) Citrix
22 32 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
23 30 (8.43%) MS Visio
23 30 (8.43%) PowerShell
24 29 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
24 29 (8.15%) Change Management
24 29 (8.15%) Management Information System
24 29 (8.15%) Dynamics CRM

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 57 (16.01%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.37%) IIS
3 12 (3.37%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.69%) Confluence
5 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.69%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.12%) CMS
6 4 (1.12%) SAS
7 3 (0.84%) Zimbra
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 114 (32.02%) MS Office
2 76 (21.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 38 (10.67%) MS Project
4 30 (8.43%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (8.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.56%) Documaker
4 2 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.28%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.28%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.28%) Faxination
5 1 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
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%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.65%) Office 365
2 9 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.12%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.12%) SaaS
4 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.28%) AdWords
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.34%) DNS
2 16 (4.49%) Firewall
3 10 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (2.53%) Internet
4 9 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.25%) DHCP
5 8 (2.25%) SAN
6 7 (1.97%) WAN
7 6 (1.69%) HTTP
8 5 (1.40%) LAN
8 5 (1.40%) Network Security
9 4 (1.12%) Extranet
9 4 (1.12%) LDAP
9 4 (1.12%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.12%) SSL
10 3 (0.84%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.84%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.84%) NAS
10 3 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (6.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (5.34%) MS Access
3 19 (5.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (4.78%) Oracle Database
4 17 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.93%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.97%) OLAP
8 7 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.69%) QlikView
10 5 (1.40%) Big Data
10 5 (1.40%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.40%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.12%) Power BI
11 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.84%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 17 (4.78%) JIRA
2 10 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.84%) MSI
4 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.56%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.56%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.56%) JMeter
5 2 (0.56%) NeoLoad
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.56%) Selenium
5 2 (0.56%) Toad
5 2 (0.56%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.28%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.28%) Babel
6 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 134 (37.64%) Finance
2 47 (13.20%) Banking
3 22 (6.18%) Marketing
4 18 (5.06%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.49%) Legal
6 14 (3.93%) Retail
7 13 (3.65%) Advertising
8 11 (3.09%) Front Office
8 11 (3.09%) Law
9 7 (1.97%) Billing
9 7 (1.97%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.69%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.40%) Back Office
11 5 (1.40%) Publishing
12 4 (1.12%) German Language
12 4 (1.12%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.84%) French Language
13 3 (0.84%) Games
14 2 (0.56%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 94 (26.40%) Analyst
2 69 (19.38%) Developer
3 26 (7.30%) Project Manager
4 23 (6.46%) C# Developer
5 21 (5.90%) Business Analyst
6 20 (5.62%) .NET Developer
7 16 (4.49%) Data Analyst
8 15 (4.21%) Administrator
9 14 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (3.93%) Support Engineer
10 13 (3.65%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.37%) Consultant
11 12 (3.37%) Service Analyst
11 12 (3.37%) VBA Developer
12 11 (3.09%) CRM Analyst
12 11 (3.09%) Excel Developer
13 10 (2.81%) Architect
13 10 (2.81%) Excel VBA Developer
14 9 (2.53%) Applications Support
14 9 (2.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (14.04%) .NET
2 19 (5.34%) ASP.NET
3 16 (4.49%) .NET Framework
4 14 (3.93%) HTML
5 11 (3.09%) WPF
6 10 (2.81%) CSS
6 10 (2.81%) WinForms
6 10 (2.81%) XML
7 8 (2.25%) Web Services
8 6 (1.69%) jQuery
8 6 (1.69%) Middleware
9 5 (1.40%) HTML5
9 5 (1.40%) MDX
10 4 (1.12%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (1.12%) JSON
11 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (0.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.15%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.25%) Clustering
4 8 (2.25%) Statistics
4 8 (2.25%) User Experience
5 6 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.69%) Social Media
6 5 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.40%) Equities
6 5 (1.40%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.40%) Replication
6 5 (1.40%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.40%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.12%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.12%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.12%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 79 (22.19%) Windows
2 28 (7.87%) Windows Server
3 21 (5.90%) Windows 7
4 20 (5.62%) Linux
4 20 (5.62%) Unix
5 12 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.69%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.40%) Windows Phone
7 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.12%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.84%) CentOS
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.84%) Solaris
10 2 (0.56%) Android
10 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (14.89%) Project Management
2 52 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (14.61%) ITIL
3 37 (10.39%) CRM
4 35 (9.83%) Migration
5 32 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (8.15%) Change Management
7 26 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (6.46%) PRINCE2
9 22 (6.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (5.34%) Business Analysis
11 17 (4.78%) Data Analysis
11 17 (4.78%) Data Management
11 17 (4.78%) Scrum
11 17 (4.78%) Service Management
11 17 (4.78%) Time Management
12 16 (4.49%) Data Migration
12 16 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (4.49%) Risk Management
13 15 (4.21%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 91 (25.56%) SQL
2 42 (11.80%) C#
3 33 (9.27%) VBA
4 30 (8.43%) PowerShell
5 20 (5.62%) T-SQL
6 13 (3.65%) VB
7 11 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.81%) Java
8 10 (2.81%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.25%) Python
10 7 (1.97%) Perl
10 7 (1.97%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.69%) C
12 3 (0.84%) R
13 2 (0.56%) Korn
13 2 (0.56%) PHP
14 1 (0.28%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.28%) Tcl
14 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.58%) Degree
3 19 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.37%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.09%) MCSE
6 10 (2.81%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.81%) MCP
7 9 (2.53%) CCNA
7 9 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.69%) CISA
9 6 (1.69%) CISM
9 6 (1.69%) CISSP
10 5 (1.40%) ISEB
10 5 (1.40%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.12%) MCTS
11 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.09%) QA
2 10 (2.81%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.53%) SLA
4 6 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.40%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.84%) GPG13
6 3 (0.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.28%) Basel II
7 1 (0.28%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.28%) MiFID
7 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.28%) SEPA
7 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 58 (16.29%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.53%) vSphere
3 9 (2.53%) XenApp
4 8 (2.25%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.97%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.40%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.40%) UAG
7 4 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.56%) NFS
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.28%) Firmware
9 1 (0.28%) KVM
9 1 (0.28%) SRDF
9 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (5.34%) SCOM
2 17 (4.78%) SCCM
3 8 (2.25%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.12%) HP SIM
5 4 (1.12%) IBM BigFix
5 4 (1.12%) SCOrch
5 4 (1.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (0.84%) MIIS
6 3 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.56%) Puppet
8 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.28%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 220 (61.80%) Microsoft
2 49 (13.76%) Oracle
3 34 (9.55%) VMware
4 33 (9.27%) Citrix
5 26 (7.30%) Cisco
6 14 (3.93%) IBM
7 13 (3.65%) HP
8 12 (3.37%) CheckPoint
8 12 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (3.37%) Tableau
9 11 (3.09%) Symantec
10 9 (2.53%) Remedy
11 8 (2.25%) Dell
11 8 (2.25%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.25%) SAP
12 7 (1.97%) Teradata
13 6 (1.69%) Google
14 5 (1.40%) Bloomberg
14 5 (1.40%) Sybase
14 5 (1.40%) WorldPay
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £highly competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
aap3
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago