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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 324 367 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.97% 5.83% 5.44%
As % of the Applications category 51.76% 51.40% 47.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 239 239
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 20
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.15 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.07% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £12.40 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £22.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
626 714 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.53% 11.34% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 466 507
Average daily rate £391 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 37
Average hourly rate £16.07 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.18% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £22.50 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015, 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.

1 357 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 245 (40.03%) Finance
3 207 (33.82%) MS Office
4 196 (32.03%) SQL
5 171 (27.94%) SQL Server
6 140 (22.88%) Banking
7 139 (22.71%) Windows
8 117 (19.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 86 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
10 83 (13.56%) MS Project
11 82 (13.40%) VBA
12 81 (13.24%) Active Directory
13 76 (12.42%) Project Management
14 75 (12.25%) .NET
14 75 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
14 75 (12.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 69 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
16 67 (10.95%) C#
17 65 (10.62%) MS Visio
17 65 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 63 (10.29%) SharePoint
18 63 (10.29%) Investment Banking
19 61 (9.97%) Windows 7
20 60 (9.80%) T-SQL
21 59 (9.64%) SQL Server 2008
22 54 (8.82%) Degree
22 54 (8.82%) ITIL
23 53 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
24 51 (8.33%) PRINCE2
25 50 (8.17%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 63 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 41 (6.70%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (1.96%) Lync
6 10 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.14%) SAS
7 7 (1.14%) IIS
7 7 (1.14%) Confluence
8 5 (0.82%) CMS
8 5 (0.82%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.65%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.65%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 207 (33.82%) MS Office
2 117 (19.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 83 (13.56%) MS Project
4 65 (10.62%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.96%) PowerPivot
6 11 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.33%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.33%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.16%) SPSS
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.16%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 27 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.14%) assyst
4 4 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.33%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.33%) Agresso
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.16%) Temenos Globus
7 1 (0.16%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.16%) Summit
7 1 (0.16%) RMDS
7 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.82%) Office 365
3 4 (0.65%) Mimecast
3 4 (0.65%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.58%) VPN
2 21 (3.43%) LAN
2 21 (3.43%) SAN
3 20 (3.27%) Internet
3 20 (3.27%) WAN
4 17 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.29%) Wireless
6 13 (2.12%) DNS
6 13 (2.12%) Firewall
7 12 (1.96%) DHCP
8 11 (1.80%) VLAN
9 9 (1.47%) VoIP
9 9 (1.47%) FTP
9 9 (1.47%) Cisco ICM
10 7 (1.14%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.82%) Network Security
12 4 (0.65%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.49%) PBX
13 3 (0.49%) Broadband
13 3 (0.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 75 (12.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (9.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (6.70%) MS Access
7 36 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (4.90%) Relational Database
9 22 (3.59%) QlikView
10 21 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (2.29%) OLAP
13 10 (1.63%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (1.31%) Data Mining
16 7 (1.14%) MySQL
16 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Power View
17 6 (0.98%) Big Data
18 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
18 5 (0.82%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.12%) JIRA
3 10 (1.63%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.98%) ReSharper
5 5 (0.82%) Subversion
6 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.65%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.65%) Maven
7 3 (0.49%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.33%) MSI
9 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.16%) Ant
9 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.16%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.16%) TestDirector
General
1 245 (40.03%) Finance
2 140 (22.88%) Banking
3 63 (10.29%) Investment Banking
4 30 (4.90%) Retail
5 28 (4.58%) Legal
5 28 (4.58%) Telecoms
6 24 (3.92%) Financial Institution
7 20 (3.27%) Front Office
8 18 (2.94%) Law
8 18 (2.94%) Advertising
9 15 (2.45%) Marketing
10 12 (1.96%) Billing
11 10 (1.63%) French Language
12 8 (1.31%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.98%) German Language
14 5 (0.82%) Publishing
15 4 (0.65%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.65%) Back Office
16 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 202 (33.01%) Analyst
2 117 (19.12%) Developer
3 51 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 37 (6.05%) Data Analyst
5 34 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 24 (3.92%) SQL Developer
7 23 (3.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 23 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
7 23 (3.76%) Support Analyst
8 19 (3.10%) Support Engineer
8 19 (3.10%) Coordinator
9 18 (2.94%) Desktop Support
9 18 (2.94%) Administrator
10 17 (2.78%) Service Analyst
11 16 (2.61%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (2.61%) Information Analyst
12 15 (2.45%) Excel Developer
13 14 (2.29%) NHS Information Analyst
13 14 (2.29%) Microsoft Developer
13 14 (2.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.25%) .NET
2 31 (5.07%) HTML
3 25 (4.08%) jQuery
4 24 (3.92%) ASP.NET
5 20 (3.27%) XML
6 16 (2.61%) CSS
7 14 (2.29%) MDX
8 13 (2.12%) WPF
8 13 (2.12%) .NET Framework
9 12 (1.96%) Ajax
9 12 (1.96%) WCF
10 11 (1.80%) LINQ
10 11 (1.80%) Entity Framework
11 10 (1.63%) Web Services
12 8 (1.31%) JSON
13 7 (1.14%) SOAP
13 7 (1.14%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.14%) HTML5
14 6 (0.98%) Kendo UI
14 6 (0.98%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 86 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.58%) Blackberry
3 26 (4.25%) NHS
4 18 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.29%) Derivative
7 13 (2.12%) Fixed Income
8 12 (1.96%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.96%) iPhone
8 12 (1.96%) Clustering
9 8 (1.31%) Replication
10 7 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.14%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.14%) Handset
10 7 (1.14%) Equities
10 7 (1.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 7 (1.14%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.14%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.98%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 139 (22.71%) Windows
2 61 (9.97%) Windows 7
3 42 (6.86%) Windows XP
4 30 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (3.59%) Linux
7 19 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (2.29%) UNIX
9 13 (2.12%) Android
10 12 (1.96%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.80%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.31%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.98%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.49%) Solaris
14 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.16%) AIX
16 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (12.42%) Project Management
2 75 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (8.82%) ITIL
5 53 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 42 (6.86%) Business Analysis
8 40 (6.54%) Migration
9 37 (6.05%) CRM
10 33 (5.39%) ETL
11 29 (4.74%) Data Analysis
12 28 (4.58%) Data Modelling
12 28 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (3.76%) Change Management
14 21 (3.43%) Time Management
14 21 (3.43%) Analytics
15 20 (3.27%) Data Management
16 19 (3.10%) Asset Management
16 19 (3.10%) Risk Management
16 19 (3.10%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 196 (32.03%) SQL
2 82 (13.40%) VBA
3 67 (10.95%) C#
4 60 (9.80%) T-SQL
5 42 (6.86%) JavaScript
6 26 (4.25%) VB
7 20 (3.27%) Java
8 10 (1.63%) C
9 8 (1.31%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.98%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.98%) Perl
10 6 (0.98%) PHP
11 5 (0.82%) C++
12 4 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.49%) Python
13 3 (0.49%) VBScript
13 3 (0.49%) VB6
14 2 (0.33%) R
15 1 (0.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 54 (8.82%) Degree
2 34 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (2.78%) MCSE
5 11 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.63%) ISEB
7 9 (1.47%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.31%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.98%) PMP
9 6 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.98%) MCP
10 5 (0.82%) MCSA
10 5 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.82%) MBA
10 5 (0.82%) MOS
10 5 (0.82%) MCTS
11 4 (0.65%) MCITP
11 4 (0.65%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.94%) QA
2 17 (2.78%) SLA
3 13 (2.12%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) Basel II
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) HL7
5 1 (0.16%) DICOM
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 81 (13.24%) Active Directory
2 39 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.63%) XenApp
3 10 (1.63%) vSphere
4 5 (0.82%) VMware Server
4 5 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.49%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.33%) NFS
7 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.16%) XenServer
7 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (2.45%) SCCM
2 10 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.31%) Cisco UCCE
4 7 (1.14%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (0.65%) HP SIM
5 4 (0.65%) SCOM
5 4 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.65%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.33%) Casper Suite
7 2 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.33%) WSUS
7 2 (0.33%) Control-M
7 2 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.16%) MOM
8 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 357 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.17%) Oracle
3 49 (8.01%) VMware
4 40 (6.54%) Cisco
5 34 (5.56%) Citrix
6 24 (3.92%) IBM
7 23 (3.76%) HP
8 21 (3.43%) Tableau
8 21 (3.43%) SAP
9 16 (2.61%) Bloomberg
10 12 (1.96%) Apple
10 12 (1.96%) Cognos
11 11 (1.80%) Sybase
12 10 (1.63%) NetApp
13 9 (1.47%) Reuters
14 8 (1.31%) 3PAR
14 8 (1.31%) Altiris
14 8 (1.31%) Remedy
15 7 (1.14%) Telerik
16 6 (0.98%) Google
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Engineering
Rate: £10 - £20 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £610 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago