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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 43 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 148 166 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.63% 4.80% 6.52%
As % of the Applications category 53.05% 47.98% 55.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 122 270
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £534 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 21
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £22.75 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
279 346 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.72% 10.00% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 259 487
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £167 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 43
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £12.50 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £24.80 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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.

1 212 (63.86%) Microsoft
2 134 (40.36%) Finance
3 102 (30.72%) MS Office
4 96 (28.92%) SQL
5 77 (23.19%) SQL Server
6 73 (21.99%) MS PowerPoint
7 67 (20.18%) Banking
8 61 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (17.17%) Project Management
9 57 (17.17%) Windows
10 56 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
11 53 (15.96%) .NET
12 45 (13.55%) Active Directory
13 36 (10.84%) Oracle
13 36 (10.84%) SharePoint
14 34 (10.24%) C#
14 34 (10.24%) MS Project
15 33 (9.94%) Investment Banking
16 32 (9.64%) Degree
17 31 (9.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 31 (9.34%) ITIL
17 31 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (9.34%) MS Visio
18 29 (8.73%) VBA
18 29 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
19 27 (8.13%) Business Analysis
19 27 (8.13%) PowerShell
20 26 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
20 26 (7.83%) Data Analysis
20 26 (7.83%) CRM

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 36 (10.84%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.31%) IIS
3 9 (2.71%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.11%) SAS
5 5 (1.51%) FileNet
5 5 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.20%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.20%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.90%) JBoss
8 2 (0.60%) Apache
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.30%) Confluence
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.30%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 102 (30.72%) MS Office
2 73 (21.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 34 (10.24%) MS Project
4 31 (9.34%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.90%) SPSS
7 1 (0.30%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.51%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.90%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.30%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
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%) Radian6
5 1 (0.30%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.30%) Sonata
5 1 (0.30%) Sophis RISQUE
5 1 (0.30%) Summit
5 1 (0.30%) Tercero
5 1 (0.30%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.61%) Office 365
3 7 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.60%) IaaS
5 2 (0.60%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) AdWords
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.30%) G Suite
6 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.52%) Firewall
2 13 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (3.92%) DNS
3 9 (2.71%) SAN
4 6 (1.81%) SSL
5 5 (1.51%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.51%) VPN
5 5 (1.51%) WAN
6 4 (1.20%) LAN
6 4 (1.20%) NAS
6 4 (1.20%) Network Security
7 3 (0.90%) DHCP
7 3 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (0.90%) HTTP
7 3 (0.90%) Internet
7 3 (0.90%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.90%) Skype
8 2 (0.60%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.60%) LDAP
8 2 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (4.82%) Data Mining
7 15 (4.52%) Oracle Database
7 15 (4.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (3.92%) MS Access
9 7 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (2.11%) OLAP
9 7 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.11%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.81%) Big Data
10 6 (1.81%) QlikView
10 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.51%) Power BI
12 4 (1.20%) DTS
12 4 (1.20%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Subversion
1 7 (2.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.81%) JIRA
2 6 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.90%) Ant
4 3 (0.90%) Axure RP
4 3 (0.90%) Maven
4 3 (0.90%) NetBeans
5 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.60%) MSI
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.60%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.30%) JMeter
6 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.30%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.30%) Selenium
6 1 (0.30%) Zephyr
General
1 134 (40.36%) Finance
2 67 (20.18%) Banking
3 33 (9.94%) Investment Banking
4 18 (5.42%) Front Office
5 17 (5.12%) Legal
6 16 (4.82%) Advertising
6 16 (4.82%) Back Office
7 15 (4.52%) Retail
8 13 (3.92%) Marketing
9 7 (2.11%) Law
10 6 (1.81%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.90%) Billing
12 3 (0.90%) Games
12 3 (0.90%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.60%) Publishing
14 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.30%) French Language
14 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (26.20%) Analyst
2 74 (22.29%) Developer
3 23 (6.93%) Project Manager
4 22 (6.63%) .NET Developer
5 19 (5.72%) Data Analyst
6 18 (5.42%) Business Analyst
7 17 (5.12%) SQL Developer
8 16 (4.82%) Administrator
9 15 (4.52%) Consultant
9 15 (4.52%) Support Engineer
10 13 (3.92%) Architect
10 13 (3.92%) IT Analyst
11 11 (3.31%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.01%) Applications Support
12 10 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (3.01%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (2.71%) Project Officer
13 9 (2.71%) Support Analyst
14 8 (2.41%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (15.96%) .NET
2 22 (6.63%) ASP.NET
3 19 (5.72%) Web Services
4 17 (5.12%) AngularJS
5 16 (4.82%) CSS
5 16 (4.82%) HTML
6 13 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (3.01%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.71%) jQuery
9 7 (2.11%) WinForms
9 7 (2.11%) XML
10 6 (1.81%) XSLT
11 5 (1.51%) Ajax
12 4 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (1.20%) JSON
13 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (0.90%) Java EE
13 3 (0.90%) Node.js
13 3 (0.90%) Spring MVC
13 3 (0.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.63%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.61%) Data Integration
4 11 (3.31%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.71%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.11%) Data Conversion
6 7 (2.11%) User Experience
7 6 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.81%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.81%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.51%) Equities
9 4 (1.20%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.20%) Clustering
9 4 (1.20%) NHS
9 4 (1.20%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.20%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.90%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.90%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (17.17%) Windows
2 18 (5.42%) Windows Server
3 14 (4.22%) Linux
3 14 (4.22%) Unix
4 12 (3.61%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.20%) Android
6 4 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.20%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.90%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.90%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.60%) Solaris
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.30%) AIX
9 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (17.17%) Project Management
3 31 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (9.34%) ITIL
4 29 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (8.13%) Business Analysis
6 26 (7.83%) CRM
6 26 (7.83%) Data Analysis
7 24 (7.23%) Migration
7 24 (7.23%) MVC
8 22 (6.63%) Waterfall
9 21 (6.33%) PRINCE2
10 19 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (5.42%) Analytics
11 18 (5.42%) ETL
12 17 (5.12%) Change Management
12 17 (5.12%) Risk Management
13 16 (4.82%) Data Modelling
13 16 (4.82%) Time Management
13 16 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (28.92%) SQL
2 34 (10.24%) C#
3 29 (8.73%) VBA
4 27 (8.13%) PowerShell
5 20 (6.02%) T-SQL
6 16 (4.82%) JavaScript
6 16 (4.82%) VB
7 11 (3.31%) Java
8 7 (2.11%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.20%) Perl
9 4 (1.20%) Python
10 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.90%) PHP
10 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.90%) Ruby
11 2 (0.60%) XAML
12 1 (0.30%) Korn
12 1 (0.30%) R
12 1 (0.30%) VB6
12 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (9.64%) Degree
2 13 (3.92%) MCP
2 13 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.01%) CCNA
5 8 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.11%) CISA
6 7 (2.11%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.81%) CIMA
7 6 (1.81%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.51%) ACCA
8 5 (1.51%) CRISC
9 4 (1.20%) CISM
9 4 (1.20%) CISSP
9 4 (1.20%) MBA
9 4 (1.20%) MCSE
9 4 (1.20%) PMP
10 3 (0.90%) MCSA
10 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.52%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.41%) Solvency II
3 6 (1.81%) QA
4 5 (1.51%) SLA
5 4 (1.20%) COBIT
6 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
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 45 (13.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.81%) NFS
4 5 (1.51%) vSphere
5 4 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.90%) Docker
7 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.60%) Samba
8 1 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.30%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.30%) Firmware
8 1 (0.30%) SRDF
8 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.30%) UAG
8 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.30%) Xen
8 1 (0.30%) XenApp
8 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.01%) SCCM
2 8 (2.41%) SCOM
3 5 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.90%) Puppet
6 2 (0.60%) Ansible
6 2 (0.60%) WSUS
7 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.30%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.30%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.30%) MIIS
7 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.30%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.30%) SCSM
7 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 212 (63.86%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.84%) Oracle
3 25 (7.53%) Cisco
4 16 (4.82%) CheckPoint
5 15 (4.52%) Citrix
5 15 (4.52%) VMware
6 10 (3.01%) SAP
6 10 (3.01%) Tableau
7 9 (2.71%) Cognos
8 8 (2.41%) IBM
9 7 (2.11%) Teradata
10 6 (1.81%) HP
10 6 (1.81%) Remedy
11 4 (1.20%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.20%) Dell
11 4 (1.20%) Informatica
11 4 (1.20%) Lotus
11 4 (1.20%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.90%) Facebook
12 3 (0.90%) Workday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £650 DR
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £200 - £210 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago