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 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
London / City of London
Rank 45 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 122 179 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.15% 5.62% 5.50%
As % of the Applications category 43.11% 49.45% 51.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 124 209
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £197 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £568 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £11.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -30.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £9.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £16.35 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +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
283 362 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.62% 11.37% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 259 393
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 20
Median hourly rate £19.75 £14.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.07% -5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £9.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £19.90 £21.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.73%

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 February 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 23 February 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.

1 159 (58.24%) Microsoft
2 109 (39.93%) Finance
3 87 (31.87%) SQL Server
4 86 (31.50%) SQL
5 76 (27.84%) MS Office
6 66 (24.18%) Banking
7 52 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (17.58%) .NET
9 45 (16.48%) Windows
10 44 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
11 40 (14.65%) C#
12 38 (13.92%) MS PowerPoint
13 33 (12.09%) Investment Banking
13 33 (12.09%) Project Management
14 31 (11.36%) Oracle
14 31 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (10.99%) Degree
16 29 (10.62%) VBA
17 27 (9.89%) MS Project
18 25 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (9.16%) SQL Server 2008
18 25 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
19 24 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
20 23 (8.42%) ITIL
20 23 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
21 22 (8.06%) MS Visio
21 22 (8.06%) SharePoint
21 22 (8.06%) Active Directory
22 20 (7.33%) ETL
22 20 (7.33%) ASP.NET

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 22 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.93%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.83%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.83%) IIS
5 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.47%) FileNet
5 4 (1.47%) SAS
6 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.10%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.73%) JBoss
8 1 (0.37%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.37%) CMS
8 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 76 (27.84%) MS Office
2 38 (13.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (9.89%) MS Project
4 22 (8.06%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.83%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.37%) Sonata
4 1 (0.37%) Tercero
4 1 (0.37%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.93%) Office 365
3 6 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.73%) PaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.37%) G Suite
6 1 (0.37%) GitHub
6 1 (0.37%) IaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.20%) VPN
2 5 (1.83%) DNS
2 5 (1.83%) Firewall
3 4 (1.47%) SSL
3 4 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.10%) SAN
4 3 (1.10%) WAN
4 3 (1.10%) Wireless
5 2 (0.73%) BGP
5 2 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.73%) ICMP
5 2 (0.73%) Internet
5 2 (0.73%) LAN
5 2 (0.73%) MPLS
5 2 (0.73%) Network Security
5 2 (0.73%) OSPF
5 2 (0.73%) Skype
5 2 (0.73%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.73%) VoIP
6 1 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (31.87%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (9.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (6.23%) Oracle Database
7 14 (5.13%) MS Access
8 11 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (3.66%) Data Mining
10 9 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.56%) Data Mart
12 6 (2.20%) Power BI
13 5 (1.83%) QlikView
14 4 (1.47%) OLAP
15 3 (1.10%) DTS
15 3 (1.10%) MySQL
15 3 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (1.10%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (2.93%) Subversion
1 8 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.47%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.73%) Ant
6 2 (0.73%) JIRA
6 2 (0.73%) Maven
6 2 (0.73%) NetBeans
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.37%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.37%) ERwin
7 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.37%) MSI
7 1 (0.37%) NUnit
7 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.37%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 109 (39.93%) Finance
2 66 (24.18%) Banking
3 33 (12.09%) Investment Banking
4 18 (6.59%) Back Office
5 16 (5.86%) Front Office
6 12 (4.40%) Legal
7 10 (3.66%) Retail
8 9 (3.30%) Advertising
8 9 (3.30%) Law
9 6 (2.20%) Marketing
10 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.73%) Billing
11 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.73%) Publishing
11 2 (0.73%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.37%) Military
12 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (29.67%) Analyst
2 79 (28.94%) Developer
3 23 (8.42%) SQL Developer
4 20 (7.33%) .NET Developer
5 17 (6.23%) C# Developer
6 16 (5.86%) Data Analyst
7 15 (5.49%) Architect
8 14 (5.13%) Business Analyst
9 13 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.40%) Project Manager
11 11 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.03%) Desktop Support
11 11 (4.03%) IT Analyst
12 10 (3.66%) Data Cleansing Analyst
12 10 (3.66%) Support Analyst
13 9 (3.30%) Consultant
13 9 (3.30%) Desktop Engineer
13 9 (3.30%) SQL Server Developer
14 8 (2.93%) IT Support Analyst
14 8 (2.93%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (17.58%) .NET
2 20 (7.33%) ASP.NET
3 16 (5.86%) AngularJS
3 16 (5.86%) Web Services
4 15 (5.49%) HTML
5 13 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (4.03%) .NET Framework
6 11 (4.03%) CSS
6 11 (4.03%) WinForms
7 9 (3.30%) WPF
8 7 (2.56%) WCF
9 6 (2.20%) jQuery
10 5 (1.83%) Ajax
10 5 (1.83%) HTML5
10 5 (1.83%) XML
11 4 (1.47%) Caliburn.Micro
11 4 (1.47%) Entity Framework
11 4 (1.47%) LINQ
11 4 (1.47%) Task Parallel Library
12 3 (1.10%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.23%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.66%) Reference Data
4 9 (3.30%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.20%) User Experience
7 5 (1.83%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.83%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.47%) NHS
9 2 (0.73%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.73%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.73%) Equities
9 2 (0.73%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.73%) iPad
9 2 (0.73%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.73%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.37%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.48%) Windows
2 13 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 11 (4.03%) Linux
3 11 (4.03%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.83%) Unix
6 4 (1.47%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.73%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) Android
9 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (12.09%) Project Management
3 25 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (8.42%) ITIL
6 20 (7.33%) ETL
6 20 (7.33%) MVC
6 20 (7.33%) TDD
7 19 (6.96%) Data Analysis
7 19 (6.96%) Data Modelling
7 19 (6.96%) Waterfall
8 17 (6.23%) Data Management
9 16 (5.86%) Analytics
10 15 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (5.49%) CRM
11 14 (5.13%) Business Analysis
11 14 (5.13%) Migration
12 12 (4.40%) Change Management
12 12 (4.40%) Data Cleansing
12 12 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 86 (31.50%) SQL
2 40 (14.65%) C#
3 29 (10.62%) VBA
4 20 (7.33%) T-SQL
5 14 (5.13%) VB
6 13 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.03%) Java
8 10 (3.66%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.30%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.47%) Python
11 3 (1.10%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.10%) Ruby
12 2 (0.73%) Perl
12 2 (0.73%) PHP
12 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.37%) C++
13 1 (0.37%) Scala
13 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (10.99%) Degree
2 13 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.10%) CIMA
5 3 (1.10%) MBA
5 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.73%) ACCA
6 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.37%) APMP
7 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.37%) CCSA
7 1 (0.37%) CCSE
7 1 (0.37%) CISA
7 1 (0.37%) CISM
7 1 (0.37%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.37%) MCITP
7 1 (0.37%) MOS
7 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.93%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.83%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.47%) SLA
4 2 (0.73%) COBIT
4 2 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.73%) MiFID
4 2 (0.73%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.37%) EMIR
5 1 (0.37%) FATCA
5 1 (0.37%) GDPR
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.47%) NFS
3 3 (1.10%) Docker
3 3 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.73%) Samba
5 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.37%) Firmware
5 1 (0.37%) Gluster
5 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) iptables
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.47%) SCCM
2 3 (1.10%) Puppet
3 2 (0.73%) Ansible
3 2 (0.73%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.37%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.37%) SCOM
4 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 159 (58.24%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.36%) Oracle
3 12 (4.40%) SAP
4 9 (3.30%) Cisco
5 8 (2.93%) Cognos
6 7 (2.56%) Citrix
7 5 (1.83%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.83%) Lotus
7 5 (1.83%) Tableau
7 5 (1.83%) Teradata
8 4 (1.47%) IBM
8 4 (1.47%) Informatica
8 4 (1.47%) VMware
8 4 (1.47%) Workday
9 3 (1.10%) Apple
9 3 (1.10%) HP
9 3 (1.10%) Intel
9 3 (1.10%) Interwoven
9 3 (1.10%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.10%) Sybase
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago