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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 41 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 175 262 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.12% 5.68% 6.88%
As % of the Applications category 53.85% 50.68% 53.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 193 279
Median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.36% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.78 £9.97 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.90 £20.50 £21.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.66%
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
325 517 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.51% 11.22% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 390 518
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 49
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £9.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £21.50 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.51 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+11.99% -4.85%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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.

1 217 (64.78%) Microsoft
2 127 (37.91%) Finance
3 111 (33.13%) MS Office
4 95 (28.36%) SQL
5 85 (25.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 73 (21.79%) SQL Server
7 59 (17.61%) Windows
8 55 (16.42%) SharePoint
9 54 (16.12%) Project Management
9 54 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
10 52 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (14.63%) Active Directory
12 48 (14.33%) Oracle
13 45 (13.43%) .NET
14 44 (13.13%) Banking
15 39 (11.64%) ITIL
16 35 (10.45%) CRM
17 34 (10.15%) C#
17 34 (10.15%) MS Project
18 33 (9.85%) MS Visio
18 33 (9.85%) Migration
18 33 (9.85%) PowerShell
19 30 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
19 30 (8.96%) VBA
20 29 (8.66%) Degree
21 28 (8.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 27 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 27 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
22 27 (8.06%) Management Information System
23 26 (7.76%) Cisco

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 55 (16.42%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.58%) IIS
3 11 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.28%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.49%) SAS
6 5 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.19%) Confluence
8 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.60%) CMS
9 2 (0.60%) JBoss
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.30%) Apache
10 1 (0.30%) SAP EP
10 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 111 (33.13%) MS Office
2 85 (25.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 34 (10.15%) MS Project
4 33 (9.85%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (6.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.90%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.30%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.30%) Documaker
5 1 (0.30%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.30%) Faxination
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.30%) Radian6
5 1 (0.30%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.18%) Office 365
3 5 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.19%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.60%) SaaS
6 2 (0.60%) Yammer
7 1 (0.30%) AdWords
7 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.30%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.78%) DNS
1 16 (4.78%) Firewall
2 11 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (2.39%) SAN
4 7 (2.09%) Network Security
5 5 (1.49%) Internet
5 5 (1.49%) SSL
5 5 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.19%) DHCP
6 4 (1.19%) Extranet
6 4 (1.19%) HTTP
6 4 (1.19%) NAS
6 4 (1.19%) WAN
7 3 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (0.90%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.90%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.90%) LAN
7 3 (0.90%) LDAP
7 3 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (5.37%) Oracle Database
5 18 (5.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (4.48%) MS Access
7 12 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (3.28%) Data Mining
9 9 (2.69%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.79%) Big Data
11 6 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.79%) Power BI
11 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.49%) DTS
12 5 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (1.49%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.19%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (3.58%) JIRA
2 11 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (3.28%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.90%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.60%) Ant
4 2 (0.60%) JMeter
4 2 (0.60%) Maven
4 2 (0.60%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.60%) NetBeans
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.60%) Selenium
4 2 (0.60%) Subversion
4 2 (0.60%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.30%) Babel
5 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.30%) MSI
5 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 127 (37.91%) Finance
2 44 (13.13%) Banking
3 25 (7.46%) Investment Banking
4 22 (6.57%) Marketing
5 16 (4.78%) Advertising
6 15 (4.48%) Legal
7 13 (3.88%) Retail
8 11 (3.28%) Front Office
9 8 (2.39%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.79%) Billing
11 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.49%) Law
12 4 (1.19%) Back Office
12 4 (1.19%) Games
12 4 (1.19%) German Language
12 4 (1.19%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.90%) French Language
13 3 (0.90%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.60%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 82 (24.48%) Analyst
2 65 (19.40%) Developer
3 23 (6.87%) Project Manager
4 21 (6.27%) Administrator
5 20 (5.97%) C# Developer
6 18 (5.37%) .NET Developer
7 17 (5.07%) Data Analyst
8 16 (4.78%) Business Analyst
9 15 (4.48%) Consultant
10 14 (4.18%) Support Engineer
11 13 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (3.88%) SQL Developer
12 11 (3.28%) Applications Support
12 11 (3.28%) Architect
13 10 (2.99%) Senior Developer
13 10 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
14 9 (2.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 9 (2.69%) IT Analyst
14 9 (2.69%) Project Officer
15 8 (2.39%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (13.43%) .NET
2 16 (4.78%) .NET Framework
3 15 (4.48%) HTML
4 14 (4.18%) CSS
5 13 (3.88%) ASP.NET
6 9 (2.69%) WPF
6 9 (2.69%) XML
7 8 (2.39%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.39%) WinForms
8 6 (1.79%) jQuery
8 6 (1.79%) JSON
8 6 (1.79%) Web Services
9 5 (1.49%) HTML5
9 5 (1.49%) Middleware
9 5 (1.49%) XSLT
10 3 (0.90%) Ajax
10 3 (0.90%) MDX
10 3 (0.90%) SAML
10 3 (0.90%) SOAP
10 3 (0.90%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.18%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.39%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.39%) Mathematics
4 8 (2.39%) User Experience
5 6 (1.79%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.79%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.49%) Clustering
6 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.49%) Equities
6 5 (1.49%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.19%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.19%) NHS
7 4 (1.19%) Social Media
7 4 (1.19%) Statistics
8 3 (0.90%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.90%) Data Conversion
8 3 (0.90%) Derivative
8 3 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.61%) Windows
2 20 (5.97%) Unix
2 20 (5.97%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.48%) Linux
4 14 (4.18%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.49%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.49%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.19%) Android
7 4 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.90%) Solaris
8 3 (0.90%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.30%) VMS
10 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (16.12%) Project Management
2 52 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (11.64%) ITIL
4 35 (10.45%) CRM
5 33 (9.85%) Migration
6 30 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (7.46%) Data Analysis
9 24 (7.16%) Business Analysis
10 21 (6.27%) Change Management
10 21 (6.27%) PRINCE2
10 21 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (5.07%) Risk Management
12 16 (4.78%) ETL
12 16 (4.78%) Time Management
13 15 (4.48%) Service Management
13 15 (4.48%) Workflow
14 14 (4.18%) Data Migration
14 14 (4.18%) Information Security
14 14 (4.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 95 (28.36%) SQL
2 34 (10.15%) C#
3 33 (9.85%) PowerShell
4 30 (8.96%) VBA
5 23 (6.87%) T-SQL
6 15 (4.48%) JavaScript
7 14 (4.18%) VB
8 13 (3.88%) Java
9 10 (2.99%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.79%) Perl
10 6 (1.79%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.79%) Python
11 5 (1.49%) C
12 3 (0.90%) PHP
12 3 (0.90%) XAML
13 2 (0.60%) Korn
13 2 (0.60%) R
13 2 (0.60%) VBScript
14 1 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.30%) ES6
Qualifications
1 29 (8.66%) Degree
2 22 (6.57%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.88%) MCP
4 13 (3.88%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.99%) CCNA
5 10 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.39%) CISA
6 8 (2.39%) CISM
6 8 (2.39%) CISSP
7 7 (2.09%) MCSE
7 7 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.49%) CRISC
9 5 (1.49%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.19%) PMP
10 4 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.90%) ACCA
11 3 (0.90%) CIMA
11 3 (0.90%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.58%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.99%) Solvency II
3 8 (2.39%) QA
4 6 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.49%) SLA
6 3 (0.90%) COBIT
6 3 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.90%) GPG13
6 3 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.60%) Basel III
7 2 (0.60%) WCAG
8 1 (0.30%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.30%) SEPA
System Software
1 49 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.09%) vSphere
4 6 (1.79%) XenApp
5 5 (1.49%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (1.19%) NFS
6 4 (1.19%) UAG
6 4 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.90%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.90%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.30%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.30%) KVM
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.30%) Samba
9 1 (0.30%) SRDF
9 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (4.78%) SCOM
2 13 (3.88%) SCCM
3 6 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.19%) IBM BigFix
4 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.19%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (0.90%) MIIS
6 2 (0.60%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.60%) Puppet
6 2 (0.60%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.60%) WSUS
7 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 217 (64.78%) Microsoft
2 48 (14.33%) Oracle
3 26 (7.76%) Cisco
4 22 (6.57%) VMware
5 21 (6.27%) Citrix
6 15 (4.48%) CheckPoint
7 14 (4.18%) IBM
8 12 (3.58%) Remedy
9 11 (3.28%) SAP
10 9 (2.69%) HP
10 9 (2.69%) Tableau
11 8 (2.39%) Symantec
12 7 (2.09%) Teradata
13 6 (1.79%) Dell
13 6 (1.79%) Google
13 6 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (1.19%) Atlassian
14 4 (1.19%) Bloomberg
14 4 (1.19%) Sitecore
15 3 (0.90%) Infor
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