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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 172 288 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.48% 5.72% 6.25%
As % of the Applications category 49.71% 52.75% 55.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 209 259
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £534 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 10
Average hourly rate £11.75 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £21.25 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.05 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -3.44%
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
346 546 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.03% 10.85% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 376 441
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £165 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.85 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.75 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £21.25 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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.

1 212 (60.57%) Microsoft
2 121 (34.57%) Finance
3 107 (30.57%) MS Office
4 105 (30.00%) SQL
5 103 (29.43%) SQL Server
6 82 (23.43%) Windows
7 73 (20.86%) Banking
8 68 (19.43%) MS PowerPoint
9 63 (18.00%) Project Management
10 53 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (14.86%) Degree
12 47 (13.43%) .NET
12 47 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
13 45 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 43 (12.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 40 (11.43%) VBA
16 39 (11.14%) C#
17 38 (10.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 37 (10.57%) SQL Server 2008
19 36 (10.29%) Active Directory
20 34 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
20 34 (9.71%) T-SQL
20 34 (9.71%) MS Project
20 34 (9.71%) ITIL
21 32 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
21 32 (9.14%) Windows 7
22 30 (8.57%) MS Visio
22 30 (8.57%) Investment Banking
23 28 (8.00%) Legal
23 28 (8.00%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.86%) IIS
4 8 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (2.29%) CMS
5 6 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.43%) Lync
7 4 (1.14%) Confluence
7 4 (1.14%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.57%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.57%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.29%) Apache
9 1 (0.29%) SAS
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 107 (30.57%) MS Office
2 68 (19.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 34 (9.71%) MS Project
4 30 (8.57%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.00%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.86%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.86%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.57%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (3.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.57%) Eikon
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.29%) Documaker
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.29%) HFM
4 1 (0.29%) Maximo
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.29%) Relativity
4 1 (0.29%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.29%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 1 (0.29%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.86%) IaaS
3 3 (0.86%) Office 365
3 3 (0.86%) PaaS
3 3 (0.86%) SaaS
4 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.57%) GitHub
4 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.43%) Firewall
2 11 (3.14%) DNS
2 11 (3.14%) Internet
3 10 (2.86%) DHCP
4 9 (2.57%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.00%) VPN
6 6 (1.71%) WebEx
7 5 (1.43%) Skype
8 4 (1.14%) LAN
8 4 (1.14%) SAN
9 3 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.86%) WAN
10 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.57%) Intranet
10 2 (0.57%) LDAP
10 2 (0.57%) MPLS
10 2 (0.57%) Multicast
10 2 (0.57%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.57%) SNMP
10 2 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (29.43%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (12.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (10.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 37 (10.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (7.14%) MS Access
8 19 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (3.43%) Oracle Database
10 11 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (2.57%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.00%) MySQL
13 7 (2.00%) QlikView
14 6 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
16 4 (1.14%) Big Data
16 4 (1.14%) Data Mining
16 4 (1.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (3.14%) JIRA
2 5 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.57%) Subversion
6 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.29%) ERwin
6 1 (0.29%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.29%) MSI
6 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 121 (34.57%) Finance
2 73 (20.86%) Banking
3 30 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 28 (8.00%) Legal
5 18 (5.14%) Law
6 16 (4.57%) Front Office
7 14 (4.00%) Advertising
8 8 (2.29%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.00%) Back Office
10 6 (1.71%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.43%) Games
11 5 (1.43%) Marketing
12 4 (1.14%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.86%) Publishing
13 3 (0.86%) Retail
14 2 (0.57%) German Language
15 1 (0.29%) Billing
15 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.29%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (31.14%) Analyst
2 72 (20.57%) Developer
3 30 (8.57%) Business Analyst
4 24 (6.86%) Data Analyst
5 22 (6.29%) C# Developer
5 22 (6.29%) SQL Developer
6 21 (6.00%) .NET Developer
6 21 (6.00%) Administrator
6 21 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 20 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (4.57%) Consultant
9 15 (4.29%) Support Analyst
9 15 (4.29%) Support Engineer
10 12 (3.43%) IT Analyst
10 12 (3.43%) SQL Analyst
11 11 (3.14%) Architect
11 11 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (2.86%) Coordinator
13 9 (2.57%) Data Business Analyst
14 8 (2.29%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (13.43%) .NET
2 17 (4.86%) ASP.NET
2 17 (4.86%) HTML
3 14 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 14 (4.00%) XML
4 10 (2.86%) CSS
4 10 (2.86%) HTML5
4 10 (2.86%) jQuery
5 9 (2.57%) MDX
5 9 (2.57%) Web Services
6 7 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (1.71%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (1.14%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.14%) WCF
8 4 (1.14%) WinForms
8 4 (1.14%) XHTML
9 3 (0.86%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (0.86%) Middleware
9 3 (0.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (0.86%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.57%) Blackberry
4 15 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.43%) Mathematics
6 11 (3.14%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.00%) Clustering
8 7 (2.00%) iPad
9 6 (1.71%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.71%) User Experience
10 5 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.43%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.43%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.43%) Tandem
11 4 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.14%) Derivative
11 4 (1.14%) Equities
11 4 (1.14%) NHS
11 4 (1.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 82 (23.43%) Windows
2 32 (9.14%) Windows 7
3 21 (6.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.29%) Android
7 8 (2.29%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.00%) Linux
8 7 (2.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.71%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.43%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.86%) Unix
12 2 (0.57%) AIX
12 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.57%) VMS
12 2 (0.57%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.29%) CentOS
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (18.00%) Project Management
2 53 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (9.71%) ITIL
4 23 (6.57%) PRINCE2
5 22 (6.29%) Change Management
5 22 (6.29%) Data Analysis
5 22 (6.29%) ETL
5 22 (6.29%) Migration
5 22 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (6.00%) CRM
7 20 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 15 (4.29%) Scrum
8 15 (4.29%) SDLC
8 15 (4.29%) Time Management
8 15 (4.29%) Validation
9 13 (3.71%) Data Modelling
10 12 (3.43%) Service Delivery
11 11 (3.14%) Document Management
11 11 (3.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 105 (30.00%) SQL
2 40 (11.43%) VBA
3 39 (11.14%) C#
4 34 (9.71%) T-SQL
5 23 (6.57%) PowerShell
6 17 (4.86%) VB
7 11 (3.14%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.57%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.71%) Java
9 6 (1.71%) VBScript
10 4 (1.14%) PHP
11 3 (0.86%) Python
12 2 (0.57%) R
12 2 (0.57%) VB6
13 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.29%) C
13 1 (0.29%) C++
13 1 (0.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.29%) Korn
13 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (14.86%) Degree
2 13 (3.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.57%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.43%) PMP
4 5 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.86%) CCNA
6 3 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.86%) CISM
6 3 (0.86%) CISSP
6 3 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.86%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.86%) MOS
7 2 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.57%) ISEB
7 2 (0.57%) MCSA
7 2 (0.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.00%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.14%) QA
2 11 (3.14%) SLA
3 3 (0.86%) ISO15022
3 3 (0.86%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.57%) Basel III
5 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.29%) P3O
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.57%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.00%) XenApp
5 5 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.14%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.86%) Xen
8 2 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.57%) vSphere
9 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.29%) Docker
9 1 (0.29%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.29%) vCloud
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (4.29%) SCCM
2 5 (1.43%) SCOM
3 3 (0.86%) vMotion
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.57%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.29%) Ansible
5 1 (0.29%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.29%) Nagios
5 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) Opsview
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.29%) Puppet
5 1 (0.29%) SCSM
5 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.29%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.29%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 212 (60.57%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.00%) Oracle
3 23 (6.57%) Citrix
4 22 (6.29%) VMware
5 13 (3.71%) Bloomberg
5 13 (3.71%) Reuters
6 12 (3.43%) Cisco
6 12 (3.43%) HP
7 10 (2.86%) Remedy
8 9 (2.57%) Dell
9 8 (2.29%) iManage
9 8 (2.29%) SAP
10 7 (2.00%) Tableau
11 6 (1.71%) Adobe
12 5 (1.43%) IBM
12 5 (1.43%) Polycom
12 5 (1.43%) WorldPay
13 4 (1.14%) EPiServer
13 4 (1.14%) Google
14 3 (0.86%) AppSense
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Rate: From £100 to £120 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mint
Rate: £8 - £12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Qualserv
Rate: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum To £110k + Package (To £80k Base)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £284.89 per day
Posted: 18 days ago