The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 361 496 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.14% 6.98% 6.25%
As % of the Applications category 51.28% 57.14% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 326 326
Average daily rate
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£395 £414 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.53% +3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 24
Average hourly rate £19.35 £19.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £59.00 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
704 868 1037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.97% 12.22% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 584 689
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £187 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 62
Average hourly rate £20.25 £19.55 £17.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +9.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £37.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
London

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 437 (60.86%) Microsoft
2 237 (33.01%) MS Office
3 214 (29.81%) SQL
4 207 (28.83%) Finance
5 168 (23.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 157 (21.87%) SQL Server
7 153 (21.31%) Windows
8 127 (17.69%) Banking
9 91 (12.67%) Active Directory
10 82 (11.42%) Degree
11 79 (11.00%) SharePoint
11 79 (11.00%) MS Visio
12 78 (10.86%) ITIL
12 78 (10.86%) Project Management
13 74 (10.31%) MS Project
14 72 (10.03%) Windows 7
15 71 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
16 65 (9.05%) .NET
17 63 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 62 (8.64%) T-SQL
19 60 (8.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 59 (8.22%) Oracle
21 58 (8.08%) C#
22 55 (7.66%) VBA
23 50 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
24 49 (6.82%) Security Cleared
25 47 (6.55%) PRINCE2
25 47 (6.55%) Data Analysis
25 47 (6.55%) Investment Banking
26 46 (6.41%) MS Exchange

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 79 (11.00%) SharePoint
2 46 (6.41%) MS Exchange
3 29 (4.04%) IBM Notes
4 27 (3.76%) CMS
5 18 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (2.23%) SAS
7 14 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.39%) IIS
11 8 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.11%) Confluence
12 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (0.97%) Lync
13 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.70%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 237 (33.01%) MS Office
2 168 (23.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 79 (11.00%) MS Visio
4 74 (10.31%) MS Project
5 20 (2.79%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.70%) PowerPivot
6 5 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.56%) InDesign
7 4 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.14%) Stata
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.14%) SPSS
9 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.14%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 19 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.28%) Changepoint
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.14%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.14%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.14%) Agresso
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.39%) PaaS
3 3 (0.42%) Office 365
4 2 (0.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.48%) DNS
2 19 (2.65%) DHCP
3 18 (2.51%) Internet
4 14 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.95%) VPN
5 12 (1.67%) HTTP
6 11 (1.53%) SAN
7 10 (1.39%) Intranet
8 9 (1.25%) WAN
9 8 (1.11%) Firewall
10 7 (0.97%) LAN
11 5 (0.70%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.70%) FTP
12 4 (0.56%) VoIP
12 4 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.42%) Network Security
13 3 (0.42%) NAS
13 3 (0.42%) VLAN
13 3 (0.42%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.42%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (21.87%) SQL Server
2 63 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 60 (8.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (6.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 43 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (5.29%) MS Access
8 24 (3.34%) Relational Database
9 20 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (2.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 16 (2.23%) Data Mining
11 14 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (1.53%) Data Mart
12 11 (1.53%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (1.11%) ProClarity
15 8 (1.11%) QlikView
16 7 (0.97%) OLAP
17 6 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (2.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 16 (2.23%) JIRA
2 14 (1.95%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.11%) ERwin
5 6 (0.84%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 4 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (0.56%) Toad
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.56%) Bugzilla
6 4 (0.56%) Subversion
6 4 (0.56%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.42%) MSTest
7 3 (0.42%) NUnit
8 2 (0.28%) MSI
8 2 (0.28%) JDeveloper
8 2 (0.28%) JUnit
8 2 (0.28%) Axure RP
General
1 207 (28.83%) Finance
2 127 (17.69%) Banking
3 47 (6.55%) Investment Banking
4 45 (6.27%) Retail
5 39 (5.43%) Legal
6 26 (3.62%) Law
6 26 (3.62%) Marketing
7 17 (2.37%) Advertising
8 16 (2.23%) Retail Banking
9 15 (2.09%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.95%) Front Office
11 11 (1.53%) Publishing
11 11 (1.53%) Financial Institution
12 10 (1.39%) Back Office
13 9 (1.25%) French Language
14 5 (0.70%) Games
15 3 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.42%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 258 (35.93%) Analyst
2 131 (18.25%) Developer
3 67 (9.33%) Business Analyst
4 45 (6.27%) Data Analyst
5 41 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 34 (4.74%) SQL Developer
7 30 (4.18%) Consultant
7 30 (4.18%) Support Analyst
8 29 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 27 (3.76%) Architect
9 27 (3.76%) Service Analyst
10 24 (3.34%) Service Desk Analyst
11 23 (3.20%) Support Engineer
12 21 (2.92%) Administrator
13 20 (2.79%) 2nd Line Support
13 20 (2.79%) Desktop Support
14 18 (2.51%) C# Developer
14 18 (2.51%) Configuration Analyst
15 16 (2.23%) Senior Developer
16 15 (2.09%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (9.05%) .NET
2 31 (4.32%) ASP.NET
3 26 (3.62%) HTML
4 21 (2.92%) MDX
5 19 (2.65%) XML
6 17 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (1.81%) CSS
8 11 (1.53%) WPF
8 11 (1.53%) jQuery
9 10 (1.39%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.11%) WCF
11 6 (0.84%) Middleware
11 6 (0.84%) Web Services
11 6 (0.84%) REST
11 6 (0.84%) JSON
11 6 (0.84%) Silverlight
12 5 (0.70%) HTML5
12 5 (0.70%) WinForms
13 4 (0.56%) JSP
13 4 (0.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.62%) Management Information System
2 24 (3.34%) Blackberry
3 23 (3.20%) CMDB
4 18 (2.51%) NHS
5 15 (2.09%) Data Integration
6 14 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.39%) Fixed Income
7 10 (1.39%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.39%) Statistics
8 8 (1.11%) Clustering
9 7 (0.97%) Credit Risk
9 7 (0.97%) Market Risk
9 7 (0.97%) Social Media
9 7 (0.97%) Replication
10 6 (0.84%) PMI
10 6 (0.84%) Economics
11 5 (0.70%) Derivative
11 5 (0.70%) E-Learning
11 5 (0.70%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 153 (21.31%) Windows
2 72 (10.03%) Windows 7
3 46 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (4.60%) Windows XP
5 29 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (2.65%) Linux
7 17 (2.37%) UNIX
8 13 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.97%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.56%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.42%) Android
11 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.42%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.42%) Solaris
12 2 (0.28%) AIX
12 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (10.86%) ITIL
1 78 (10.86%) Project Management
2 71 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (6.55%) PRINCE2
3 47 (6.55%) Data Analysis
4 45 (6.27%) Migration
5 44 (6.13%) Asset Management
6 43 (5.99%) ETL
7 41 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (5.29%) Data Modelling
8 38 (5.29%) Business Analysis
9 36 (5.01%) CRM
9 36 (5.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (4.32%) Configuration Management
11 28 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (3.62%) Change Management
13 25 (3.48%) TDD
14 24 (3.34%) Scrum
15 23 (3.20%) Workflow
16 22 (3.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 214 (29.81%) SQL
2 62 (8.64%) T-SQL
3 58 (8.08%) C#
4 55 (7.66%) VBA
5 32 (4.46%) VB
6 21 (2.92%) C
7 20 (2.79%) JavaScript
8 18 (2.51%) PowerShell
9 17 (2.37%) Java
10 13 (1.81%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.97%) C++
12 6 (0.84%) VBScript
13 5 (0.70%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.42%) Python
15 2 (0.28%) XPath
16 1 (0.14%) Ruby
16 1 (0.14%) R
16 1 (0.14%) XAML
16 1 (0.14%) Perl
16 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (11.42%) Degree
2 49 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.65%) DV Cleared
6 16 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (1.81%) MCTS
8 12 (1.67%) ISEB
8 12 (1.67%) PMI Certification
8 12 (1.67%) MCITP
9 9 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.11%) MCSE
11 7 (0.97%) MCP
11 7 (0.97%) PMP
12 6 (0.84%) MOS
12 6 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.70%) MAPM
13 5 (0.70%) CBAP
14 4 (0.56%) CISSP
14 4 (0.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.15%) QA
2 19 (2.65%) SLA
3 17 (2.37%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.81%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.56%) Basel III
6 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.28%) P3O
6 2 (0.28%) COBIT
6 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) EMIR
7 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 91 (12.67%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.53%) XenApp
4 7 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.56%) vSphere
7 4 (0.56%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.42%) XenServer
9 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.28%) UAG
9 2 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (3.06%) SCCM
2 9 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.84%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.84%) SCOM
4 5 (0.70%) WSUS
5 4 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.56%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.42%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.28%) Puppet
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (0.28%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.28%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.14%) WMI
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.14%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 437 (60.86%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.22%) Oracle
3 40 (5.57%) Citrix
4 36 (5.01%) VMware
5 30 (4.18%) Lotus
6 23 (3.20%) ServiceNow
7 22 (3.06%) SAP
8 18 (2.51%) HP
9 17 (2.37%) Cisco
9 17 (2.37%) Cognos
10 15 (2.09%) Tableau
11 14 (1.95%) IBM
11 14 (1.95%) Sybase
12 12 (1.67%) Adobe
13 11 (1.53%) Business Objects
13 11 (1.53%) Bloomberg
14 10 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (1.25%) Remedy
16 8 (1.11%) Dell
17 7 (0.97%) Reuters
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive Package and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £27000 - £30000 per annum + (salary pro rata) + holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £50000.00 - £64000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago