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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 382 353 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.72% 6.17% 6.67%
As % of the Applications category 52.11% 50.00% 53.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 249 317
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 27
Average hourly rate £14.05 £19.35 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.40% +1.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £26.25 £56.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +7.14%
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
733 706 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.90% 12.34% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 477 613
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 51
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £26.00 £32.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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.

1 396 (55.46%) Microsoft
2 261 (36.55%) Finance
3 240 (33.61%) SQL
4 214 (29.97%) SQL Server
5 191 (26.75%) MS Office
6 147 (20.59%) Banking
7 135 (18.91%) Windows
8 128 (17.93%) MS PowerPoint
9 107 (14.99%) Project Management
9 107 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
10 100 (14.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 100 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
11 95 (13.31%) .NET
12 93 (13.03%) SharePoint
13 91 (12.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 89 (12.46%) VBA
15 86 (12.04%) MS Project
16 82 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
17 80 (11.20%) C#
18 78 (10.92%) MS Visio
19 75 (10.50%) Data Warehouse
20 74 (10.36%) Active Directory
21 70 (9.80%) T-SQL
21 70 (9.80%) Degree
22 66 (9.24%) Oracle
22 66 (9.24%) Investment Banking
23 65 (9.10%) SQL Server 2008
24 64 (8.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 59 (8.26%) ITIL
26 58 (8.12%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 93 (13.03%) SharePoint
2 44 (6.16%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (1.96%) Lync
5 12 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (1.26%) Confluence
8 8 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.12%) CMS
8 8 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.12%) SAS
8 8 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.12%) IIS
9 5 (0.70%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.70%) Apache
10 4 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 191 (26.75%) MS Office
2 128 (17.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 86 (12.04%) MS Project
4 78 (10.92%) MS Visio
5 17 (2.38%) PowerPivot
6 15 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.98%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.84%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.70%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.28%) SPSS
10 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.14%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.14%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.14%) Mingle
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 50 (7.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.42%) assyst
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.42%) Agresso
4 3 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.28%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.14%) Endur
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.14%) Summit
6 1 (0.14%) Temenos Globus
6 1 (0.14%) RMDS
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.98%) Office 365
3 6 (0.84%) Mimecast
4 5 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.56%) Yammer
6 3 (0.42%) IaaS
6 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.28%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.28%) SaaS
8 1 (0.14%) PaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.14%) GitHub
8 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.64%) SAN
2 23 (3.22%) LAN
3 21 (2.94%) WAN
3 21 (2.94%) VPN
4 20 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.66%) Firewall
6 14 (1.96%) Internet
6 14 (1.96%) DNS
7 12 (1.68%) VLAN
8 11 (1.54%) DHCP
9 9 (1.26%) VoIP
10 8 (1.12%) Wireless
11 7 (0.98%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.84%) Intranet
13 5 (0.70%) PBX
13 5 (0.70%) NAS
13 5 (0.70%) Cisco ICM
14 4 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (0.56%) Multicast
14 4 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (29.97%) SQL Server
2 100 (14.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 91 (12.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (10.50%) Data Warehouse
5 65 (9.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 64 (8.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 50 (7.00%) MS Access
8 35 (4.90%) Relational Database
9 32 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (3.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 22 (3.08%) OLAP
12 21 (2.94%) QlikView
13 12 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (1.54%) MySQL
14 11 (1.54%) Data Mining
14 11 (1.54%) Big Data
15 9 (1.26%) Microsoft Power View
15 9 (1.26%) DTS
16 8 (1.12%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 22 (3.08%) JIRA
2 21 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.52%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.96%) TeamCity
5 11 (1.54%) Subversion
6 9 (1.26%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.98%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.98%) ERwin
8 5 (0.70%) Maven
8 5 (0.70%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.42%) TestDirector
10 3 (0.42%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.28%) Ant
11 2 (0.28%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.28%) Hudson
11 2 (0.28%) LSMW
12 1 (0.14%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 261 (36.55%) Finance
2 147 (20.59%) Banking
3 66 (9.24%) Investment Banking
4 31 (4.34%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.64%) Legal
6 25 (3.50%) Retail
7 24 (3.36%) Front Office
8 23 (3.22%) Financial Institution
9 22 (3.08%) Advertising
10 18 (2.52%) Law
11 17 (2.38%) Marketing
12 9 (1.26%) French Language
13 8 (1.12%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.84%) Back Office
15 5 (0.70%) Games
15 5 (0.70%) Billing
16 4 (0.56%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.56%) Publishing
17 3 (0.42%) German Language
18 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 214 (29.97%) Analyst
2 160 (22.41%) Developer
3 56 (7.84%) Business Analyst
4 41 (5.74%) Project Manager
4 41 (5.74%) Data Analyst
5 36 (5.04%) SQL Developer
6 33 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 27 (3.78%) Administrator
8 24 (3.36%) Support Analyst
8 24 (3.36%) Architect
9 20 (2.80%) Desktop Support
10 18 (2.52%) Service Analyst
10 18 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (2.38%) Consultant
11 17 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (2.38%) VBA Developer
11 17 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 17 (2.38%) CRM Developer
12 16 (2.24%) Microsoft Developer
12 16 (2.24%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (13.31%) .NET
2 43 (6.02%) HTML
3 28 (3.92%) XML
4 26 (3.64%) ASP.NET
5 24 (3.36%) CSS
5 24 (3.36%) jQuery
6 20 (2.80%) MDX
7 19 (2.66%) Middleware
8 17 (2.38%) Web Services
9 16 (2.24%) .NET Framework
9 16 (2.24%) WCF
10 14 (1.96%) LINQ
11 13 (1.82%) Entity Framework
12 12 (1.68%) WPF
13 11 (1.54%) HTML5
13 11 (1.54%) Ajax
14 10 (1.40%) JSON
14 10 (1.40%) SOAP
15 8 (1.12%) COM
15 8 (1.12%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 100 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 26 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.22%) Blackberry
4 23 (3.22%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.94%) NHS
5 21 (2.94%) Clustering
6 14 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 14 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.82%) Derivative
8 12 (1.68%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.54%) Statistics
9 11 (1.54%) iPhone
10 10 (1.40%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.26%) User Experience
11 9 (1.26%) Equities
12 8 (1.12%) Market Risk
12 8 (1.12%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.98%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.98%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 135 (18.91%) Windows
2 46 (6.44%) Windows 7
3 37 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (4.48%) Linux
5 27 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (3.50%) Windows XP
8 18 (2.52%) UNIX
9 16 (2.24%) Android
10 13 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (1.68%) Apple iOS
11 12 (1.68%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.54%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.42%) AIX
13 3 (0.42%) Solaris
14 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.28%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (14.99%) Project Management
1 107 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
3 59 (8.26%) ITIL
4 58 (8.12%) CRM
5 54 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (6.86%) ETL
7 47 (6.58%) Business Analysis
8 45 (6.30%) Migration
9 43 (6.02%) Data Modelling
9 43 (6.02%) PRINCE2
10 33 (4.62%) Data Analysis
11 32 (4.48%) Analytics
12 31 (4.34%) Change Management
12 31 (4.34%) Time Management
13 30 (4.20%) Asset Management
14 29 (4.06%) Scrum
15 28 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
16 27 (3.78%) SDLC
17 23 (3.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 240 (33.61%) SQL
2 89 (12.46%) VBA
3 80 (11.20%) C#
4 70 (9.80%) T-SQL
5 51 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 32 (4.48%) Java
7 27 (3.78%) VB
8 14 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.54%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.40%) C
11 9 (1.26%) PHP
11 9 (1.26%) Python
12 8 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 5 (0.70%) VBScript
13 5 (0.70%) C++
14 4 (0.56%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.56%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.56%) R
15 3 (0.42%) Ruby
15 3 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (9.80%) Degree
2 37 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (3.08%) MCSE
5 14 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.68%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.26%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.12%) ISEB
10 7 (0.98%) PMP
10 7 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.84%) MOS
12 5 (0.70%) ACCA
12 5 (0.70%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.70%) CIMA
12 5 (0.70%) MCITP
12 5 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.70%) CCNA
12 5 (0.70%) MCSA
12 5 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.08%) SLA
2 19 (2.66%) Data Quality
3 16 (2.24%) QA
4 6 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.28%) Basel II
5 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.14%) COREP
6 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.14%) EMIR
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) MiFID
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
6 1 (0.14%) DICOM
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 74 (10.36%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.10%) vSphere
4 12 (1.68%) XenApp
5 7 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.84%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.56%) NFS
7 4 (0.56%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.56%) KVM
7 4 (0.56%) Docker
8 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.28%) XenServer
10 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.14%) RHEV
10 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.14%) Samba
10 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 18 (2.52%) SCCM
2 12 (1.68%) Puppet
3 9 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.98%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.70%) Control-M
5 5 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (0.70%) SCOM
5 5 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.56%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.42%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.28%) WSUS
8 2 (0.28%) MOM
8 2 (0.28%) OpenView
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.28%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 396 (55.46%) Microsoft
2 66 (9.24%) Oracle
3 45 (6.30%) VMware
4 42 (5.88%) Citrix
5 37 (5.18%) Cisco
6 35 (4.90%) HP
7 33 (4.62%) IBM
8 24 (3.36%) SAP
9 17 (2.38%) Tableau
10 16 (2.24%) Cognos
11 15 (2.10%) Bloomberg
12 14 (1.96%) Sybase
12 14 (1.96%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.96%) WorldPay
13 13 (1.82%) Business Objects
14 12 (1.68%) Remedy
15 10 (1.40%) BMC
15 10 (1.40%) 3PAR
16 9 (1.26%) NetApp
16 9 (1.26%) CheckPoint
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £9.00 - £13.00 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago