The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 35 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1116 1150 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.27% 5.42% 5.82%
As % of the Applications category 49.10% 51.48% 49.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 766 830
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 52 63
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.72 £16.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% -0.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £12.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £34.76 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
MS Excel
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2273 2234 2592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.73% 10.53% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1500 1472 1640
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 111 160
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in London

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the London region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in London

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in London

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the London region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in London

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in London

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 177 £384 +9.48% 82
Uxbridge +3 10 £261 +4.50% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +11 7 £350 - 2
Canary Wharf -1 7 £450 +20.00%
Bromley -1 5 £150 -29.90% 2
Feltham -1 4 £379 +35.44% 1
Ilford +6 3 £350 -
Westminster -4 3 £270 -36.47%
Croydon -13 3 £325 -18.75% 5
Brentford +6 2 £375 -6.54% 1
Docklands, London +4 2 £550 -
Paddington +1 2 - -
Southall - 2 £375 - 1
Hounslow +2 1 £370 +24.36% 2
Hammersmith -1 1 £120 -68.42%
Wembley - 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £415 -
Hayes - 1 £125 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1411 (60.90%) Microsoft
2 777 (33.53%) Finance
3 734 (31.68%) MS Office
4 623 (26.89%) SQL
5 577 (24.90%) Windows
6 511 (22.05%) SQL Server
7 462 (19.94%) MS PowerPoint
8 374 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
9 372 (16.06%) Banking
10 368 (15.88%) Project Management
11 366 (15.80%) Active Directory
12 344 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
13 309 (13.34%) .NET
14 280 (12.08%) C#
15 270 (11.65%) MS Project
16 266 (11.48%) MS Visio
17 248 (10.70%) ITIL
18 235 (10.14%) SharePoint
19 224 (9.67%) Windows 7
20 223 (9.62%) Degree
21 215 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
22 209 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
23 206 (8.89%) VBA
24 202 (8.72%) Migration
25 198 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 195 (8.42%) Windows Server
27 190 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 186 (8.03%) PRINCE2
29 181 (7.81%) Oracle
30 166 (7.16%) CRM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 235 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 132 (5.70%) MS Exchange
3 91 (3.93%) IIS
4 51 (2.20%) Skype for Business
5 50 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 43 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 37 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 28 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 26 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 23 (0.99%) CMS
12 22 (0.95%) Confluence
13 21 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (0.82%) SAS
15 15 (0.65%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.65%) WordPress
16 13 (0.56%) IBM Notes
17 12 (0.52%) MS Project Server
18 10 (0.43%) Umbraco
19 9 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 734 (31.68%) MS Office
2 462 (19.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 270 (11.65%) MS Project
4 266 (11.48%) MS Visio
5 45 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (1.04%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.69%) Acrobat
8 12 (0.52%) SPSS
9 10 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
10 8 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.086%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.043%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.043%) InDesign
14 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.043%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.043%) SmartSuite
14 1 (0.043%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 114 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.52%) SAP MM
4 12 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.35%) SAP GRC
6 7 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 7 (0.30%) WebTrends
7 6 (0.26%) HFM
7 6 (0.26%) RMDS
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.22%) Relativity
8 5 (0.22%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
9 4 (0.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 84 (3.63%) Office 365
2 83 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.73%) IaaS
4 17 (0.73%) SaaS
5 15 (0.65%) Google Analytics
6 11 (0.47%) PaaS
7 7 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.22%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.17%) GitHub
10 3 (0.13%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.13%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.13%) Yammer
11 2 (0.086%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.086%) Lucidchart
11 2 (0.086%) MailChimp
11 2 (0.086%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.086%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.45%) Firewall
2 74 (3.19%) VPN
3 70 (3.02%) DNS
4 59 (2.55%) LAN
5 52 (2.24%) WAN
6 50 (2.16%) TCP/IP
7 47 (2.03%) Internet
8 45 (1.94%) DHCP
9 32 (1.38%) SAN
10 26 (1.12%) Network Security
10 26 (1.12%) Skype
11 25 (1.08%) WebEx
11 25 (1.08%) Wireless
12 23 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
12 23 (0.99%) VoIP
13 19 (0.82%) Intranet
13 19 (0.82%) NetScaler
14 17 (0.73%) LDAP
14 17 (0.73%) VLAN
15 15 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 511 (22.05%) SQL Server
2 198 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 190 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 149 (6.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 148 (6.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 120 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
7 110 (4.75%) MS Access
8 85 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 68 (2.93%) Relational Database
10 57 (2.46%) Oracle Database
11 44 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
12 37 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
13 36 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 36 (1.55%) QlikView
13 36 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
14 27 (1.17%) RDBMS
15 25 (1.08%) MySQL
15 25 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
16 23 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 23 (0.99%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 65 (2.81%) JIRA
2 53 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (2.03%) Visual Studio
4 21 (0.91%) Subversion
5 20 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 18 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 17 (0.73%) SpecFlow
8 15 (0.65%) Jenkins
9 13 (0.56%) FitNesse
10 9 (0.39%) MSBuild
11 8 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.30%) NuGet
13 6 (0.26%) FogBugz
13 6 (0.26%) MSTest
13 6 (0.26%) NUnit
13 6 (0.26%) PeopleTools
13 6 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (0.22%) Axure RP
14 5 (0.22%) JIRA Agile
15 4 (0.17%) Protractor
General
1 777 (33.53%) Finance
2 372 (16.06%) Banking
3 107 (4.62%) Legal
4 102 (4.40%) Investment Banking
5 88 (3.80%) Law
6 76 (3.28%) Retail
7 74 (3.19%) Front Office
8 67 (2.89%) Marketing
9 54 (2.33%) Financial Institution
10 53 (2.29%) Telecoms
11 45 (1.94%) Advertising
12 39 (1.68%) Back Office
13 17 (0.73%) Publishing
14 16 (0.69%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.60%) Games
16 13 (0.56%) French Language
16 13 (0.56%) Local Government
17 12 (0.52%) Electronics
17 12 (0.52%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 708 (30.56%) Analyst
2 460 (19.85%) Developer
3 188 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 161 (6.95%) Project Manager
5 128 (5.52%) Consultant
6 125 (5.39%) .NET Developer
7 117 (5.05%) Data Analyst
8 112 (4.83%) SQL Developer
9 109 (4.70%) C# Developer
10 95 (4.10%) Service Analyst
11 93 (4.01%) Support Analyst
12 90 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
13 88 (3.80%) Administrator
14 77 (3.32%) Service Desk Analyst
15 76 (3.28%) Architect
16 73 (3.15%) Support Engineer
17 64 (2.76%) 2nd Line Support
18 63 (2.72%) IT Support
19 62 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 55 (2.37%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (13.34%) .NET
2 107 (4.62%) ASP.NET
3 106 (4.57%) HTML
4 83 (3.58%) CSS
5 74 (3.19%) .NET Framework
6 69 (2.98%) XML
7 62 (2.68%) Web Services
8 60 (2.59%) jQuery
9 53 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (1.73%) WCF
11 38 (1.64%) HTML5
12 36 (1.55%) MDX
13 32 (1.38%) AngularJS
13 32 (1.38%) WinForms
13 32 (1.38%) WPF
14 23 (0.99%) Ajax
15 20 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (0.86%) MSMQ
16 18 (0.78%) SOAP
16 18 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 344 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (5.87%) Management Information System
3 69 (2.98%) Blackberry
4 63 (2.72%) Data Centre
5 48 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 41 (1.77%) NHS
7 37 (1.60%) Clustering
8 32 (1.38%) Mathematics
9 31 (1.34%) iPad
9 31 (1.34%) Replication
10 28 (1.21%) User Experience
10 28 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
11 27 (1.17%) e-Learning
11 27 (1.17%) Fixed Income
11 27 (1.17%) FMCG
11 27 (1.17%) Visualisation
12 25 (1.08%) Derivative
13 24 (1.04%) Hedge funds
14 23 (0.99%) Credit Risk
14 23 (0.99%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 577 (24.90%) Windows
2 224 (9.67%) Windows 7
3 195 (8.42%) Windows Server
4 114 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 87 (3.75%) Windows 8
7 72 (3.11%) Linux
8 57 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 55 (2.37%) Unix
10 47 (2.03%) Apple iOS
11 38 (1.64%) Windows XP
12 37 (1.60%) Android
13 18 (0.78%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.73%) Windows Vista
15 15 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (0.47%) Solaris
16 11 (0.47%) Windows 10
17 10 (0.43%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.22%) CentOS
18 5 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (15.88%) Project Management
3 248 (10.70%) ITIL
4 215 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
5 209 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 202 (8.72%) Migration
7 186 (8.03%) PRINCE2
8 166 (7.16%) CRM
9 157 (6.78%) Change Management
10 129 (5.57%) Data Analysis
11 125 (5.39%) Business Analysis
12 115 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 105 (4.53%) ETL
14 102 (4.40%) Analytics
15 101 (4.36%) Risk Management
16 92 (3.97%) SDLC
17 87 (3.75%) Scrum
18 85 (3.67%) Asset Management
18 85 (3.67%) Data Modelling
19 84 (3.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 623 (26.89%) SQL
2 280 (12.08%) C#
3 206 (8.89%) VBA
4 157 (6.78%) T-SQL
5 124 (5.35%) PowerShell
6 122 (5.27%) JavaScript
7 73 (3.15%) VB
8 52 (2.24%) VB.NET
9 46 (1.99%) C
10 44 (1.90%) VBScript
11 41 (1.77%) Java
12 31 (1.34%) Python
13 30 (1.29%) C++
14 23 (0.99%) Perl
15 18 (0.78%) PL/SQL
16 16 (0.69%) PHP
17 11 (0.47%) Shell Script
18 10 (0.43%) R
19 8 (0.35%) MATLAB
20 7 (0.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 223 (9.62%) Degree
2 137 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 88 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 81 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 47 (2.03%) PMP
7 38 (1.64%) MCSE
8 37 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
10 33 (1.42%) DV Cleared
11 32 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 31 (1.34%) ISEB
13 29 (1.25%) CCNA
14 26 (1.12%) CISSP
15 21 (0.91%) ISTQB
16 20 (0.86%) MCP
17 19 (0.82%) CISM
17 19 (0.82%) MCITP
18 15 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 14 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (3.75%) QA
2 82 (3.54%) Data Quality
3 56 (2.42%) SLA
4 13 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.26%) EMIR
7 6 (0.26%) P3O
8 5 (0.22%) Basel III
8 5 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.22%) MiFID
9 4 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.13%) Basel II
10 3 (0.13%) COBIT
10 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.13%) ISO15022
10 3 (0.13%) ISO20022
11 2 (0.086%) FATCA
11 2 (0.086%) Solvency II
System Software
1 366 (15.80%) Active Directory
2 107 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 37 (1.60%) XenApp
5 36 (1.55%) vSphere
6 23 (0.99%) XenDesktop
7 18 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 9 (0.39%) Xen
9 7 (0.30%) XenServer
10 6 (0.26%) NFS
10 6 (0.26%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.22%) Samba
11 5 (0.22%) vCloud
12 3 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.13%) Docker
12 3 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 81 (3.50%) SCCM
2 35 (1.51%) SCOM
3 24 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (0.56%) Puppet
5 11 (0.47%) Nagios
5 11 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.43%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.39%) Control-M
7 9 (0.39%) WSUS
8 8 (0.35%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.35%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 6 (0.26%) Ansible
10 6 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.22%) Thomson Reuters DACS
12 4 (0.17%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.17%) Open DACS
12 4 (0.17%) Simpana
12 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1411 (60.90%) Microsoft
2 181 (7.81%) Oracle
3 148 (6.39%) VMware
4 137 (5.91%) Citrix
5 122 (5.27%) SAP
6 94 (4.06%) Cisco
7 91 (3.93%) HP
8 44 (1.90%) IBM
9 40 (1.73%) Bloomberg
10 35 (1.51%) iManage
11 34 (1.47%) Google
11 34 (1.47%) Remedy
12 33 (1.42%) Adobe
12 33 (1.42%) Tableau
13 32 (1.38%) Reuters
14 30 (1.29%) Apple
15 28 (1.21%) EMC
16 26 (1.12%) Dell
16 26 (1.12%) SolarWinds
17 23 (0.99%) CheckPoint
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