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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 28 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1380 1421 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.89% 5.73% 5.79%
As % of the Applications category 49.66% 50.30% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 935 813
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £554 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 65 90
Average hourly rate £13.94 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.60 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
2779 2825 2677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.86% 11.40% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1934 1831 1682
Average daily rate £358 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 135 170
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £30.00 £44.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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
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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 +6 374 £375 - 154
Croydon +6 23 £438 +9.23% 6
Canary Wharf +8 10 £388 -22.50%
Bromley +4 9 £148 -57.85% 2
Feltham +7 8 £272 -20.58%
Uxbridge +2 7 £250 +1.01% 2
Docklands, London +14 4 £525 +10.52%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 4 £330 +28.15% 2
Harrow - 4 - - 2
Westminster - 3 £250 -
Ealing - 2 - -
Paddington +5 1 - -
Surbiton +5 1 £388 +19.23% 1
Twickenham +2 1 - -
Hounslow 0 1 £415 +81.42%
Hillingdon - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - - 1
Southall - - - -
Stanmore - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - - 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 1752 (61.80%) Microsoft
2 956 (33.72%) MS Office
3 819 (28.89%) Finance
4 785 (27.69%) Windows
5 720 (25.40%) SQL
6 593 (20.92%) SQL Server
7 575 (20.28%) MS PowerPoint
8 465 (16.40%) Active Directory
9 432 (15.24%) Project Management
10 427 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
11 405 (14.29%) MS Project
12 398 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
13 388 (13.69%) Banking
14 347 (12.24%) Windows 7
15 344 (12.13%) .NET
16 343 (12.10%) SharePoint
17 304 (10.72%) ITIL
18 297 (10.48%) MS Visio
19 284 (10.02%) Oracle
20 278 (9.81%) C#
21 262 (9.24%) PRINCE2
22 259 (9.14%) Degree
23 248 (8.75%) Migration
24 212 (7.48%) CRM
25 194 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
26 192 (6.77%) Windows XP
27 189 (6.67%) VBA
28 187 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
29 186 (6.56%) VMware
30 182 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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
1 343 (12.10%) SharePoint
2 169 (5.96%) MS Exchange
3 85 (3.00%) IIS
4 79 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 63 (2.22%) Lync
6 51 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 46 (1.62%) CMS
8 45 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 44 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 41 (1.45%) IBM Notes
11 37 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 33 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
13 30 (1.06%) MS Project Server
13 30 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
13 30 (1.06%) SAS
14 27 (0.95%) Tomcat
15 22 (0.78%) WebLogic
16 20 (0.71%) WorkSite
17 19 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
17 19 (0.67%) Apache
Applications
1 956 (33.72%) MS Office
2 575 (20.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 405 (14.29%) MS Project
4 297 (10.48%) MS Visio
5 62 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
6 31 (1.09%) Photoshop
7 21 (0.74%) PowerPivot
8 13 (0.46%) SPSS
9 12 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.21%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.21%) FastStats
11 5 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.18%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.14%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.14%) InDesign
13 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.11%) Stata
14 2 (0.071%) Mingle
14 2 (0.071%) ProjectWise
15 1 (0.035%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 141 (4.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.42%) Markit EDM
6 11 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 11 (0.39%) SAP HR
7 10 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
8 9 (0.32%) SAP BPC
9 8 (0.28%) SAP ERP
9 8 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.18%) Misys Midas
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
12 4 (0.14%) Agresso
12 4 (0.14%) assyst
12 4 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
12 4 (0.14%) RMDS
12 4 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (1.45%) PaaS
3 23 (0.81%) Office 365
4 16 (0.56%) SaaS
5 11 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.21%) Google Apps
6 6 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.071%) Trello
10 1 (0.035%) Force.com
10 1 (0.035%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.035%) LucidChart
10 1 (0.035%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.035%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 110 (3.88%) DNS
2 98 (3.46%) Firewall
3 83 (2.93%) VPN
4 79 (2.79%) WAN
5 77 (2.72%) DHCP
6 71 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 71 (2.50%) LAN
7 67 (2.36%) Internet
8 65 (2.29%) SAN
9 52 (1.83%) Intranet
10 40 (1.41%) Wireless
11 35 (1.23%) HTTP
12 32 (1.13%) FTP
13 30 (1.06%) MPLS
14 29 (1.02%) VLAN
15 26 (0.92%) VoIP
16 23 (0.81%) Network Security
17 21 (0.74%) SSL
18 19 (0.67%) BGP
19 17 (0.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 593 (20.92%) SQL Server
2 182 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 179 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 167 (5.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 143 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
6 112 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 105 (3.70%) MS Access
8 101 (3.56%) Relational Database
9 88 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 62 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 45 (1.59%) QlikView
12 43 (1.52%) Data Mining
12 43 (1.52%) Oracle Database
13 34 (1.20%) MySQL
13 34 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 27 (0.95%) RDBMS
15 26 (0.92%) Big Data
16 24 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
17 23 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
17 23 (0.81%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 96 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 77 (2.72%) JIRA
3 62 (2.19%) Visual Studio
4 25 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 25 (0.88%) NUnit
5 24 (0.85%) Maven
6 23 (0.81%) Git (software)
7 22 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 21 (0.74%) Subversion
9 18 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
9 18 (0.63%) SpecFlow
10 15 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
10 15 (0.53%) Moq
11 12 (0.42%) Toad
11 12 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 12 (0.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 11 (0.39%) MSTest
13 9 (0.32%) Selenium
13 9 (0.32%) MSBuild
14 8 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 819 (28.89%) Finance
2 388 (13.69%) Banking
3 178 (6.28%) Investment Banking
4 146 (5.15%) Legal
5 121 (4.27%) Retail
6 108 (3.81%) Marketing
7 84 (2.96%) Telecoms
8 79 (2.79%) Law
9 74 (2.61%) Front Office
10 48 (1.69%) Back Office
11 46 (1.62%) Advertising
12 45 (1.59%) Publishing
13 38 (1.34%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.92%) French Language
15 23 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
16 21 (0.74%) Billing
17 19 (0.67%) Retail Banking
18 16 (0.56%) Manufacturing
19 14 (0.49%) Local Government
20 13 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 850 (29.98%) Analyst
2 494 (17.43%) Developer
3 231 (8.15%) Business Analyst
4 181 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 129 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 128 (4.51%) Support Analyst
7 122 (4.30%) Support Engineer
8 118 (4.16%) Consultant
9 110 (3.88%) Architect
10 99 (3.49%) Service Analyst
11 96 (3.39%) Senior Developer
12 89 (3.14%) Service Desk Analyst
13 82 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support
14 79 (2.79%) .NET Developer
15 74 (2.61%) Administrator
15 74 (2.61%) Desktop Support
16 73 (2.57%) SQL Developer
17 62 (2.19%) 1st Line Support
18 55 (1.94%) PMO Analyst
19 51 (1.80%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (12.13%) .NET
2 177 (6.24%) HTML
3 144 (5.08%) ASP.NET
4 94 (3.32%) CSS
5 93 (3.28%) XML
6 91 (3.21%) WCF
7 88 (3.10%) jQuery
8 87 (3.07%) .NET Framework
8 87 (3.07%) Web Services
9 75 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 68 (2.40%) HTML5
11 50 (1.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 41 (1.45%) Ajax
13 33 (1.16%) MDX
14 31 (1.09%) KnockoutJS
15 29 (1.02%) XSLT
16 28 (0.99%) REST
17 27 (0.95%) Backbone.js
18 26 (0.92%) Middleware
19 23 (0.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 398 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (4.51%) Management Information System
3 104 (3.67%) Blackberry
4 80 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 64 (2.26%) NHS
6 50 (1.76%) Fixed Income
7 41 (1.45%) Clustering
8 40 (1.41%) Derivative
9 35 (1.23%) Visualisation
10 34 (1.20%) Data Integration
10 34 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 33 (1.16%) Statistics
11 33 (1.16%) User Experience
12 29 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
13 27 (0.95%) Replication
14 26 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 25 (0.88%) PMI
16 23 (0.81%) Hedge funds
16 23 (0.81%) Data Structures
17 21 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 785 (27.69%) Windows
2 347 (12.24%) Windows 7
3 192 (6.77%) Windows XP
4 138 (4.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 108 (3.81%) Linux
6 85 (3.00%) UNIX
7 83 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (1.76%) Windows 8
10 40 (1.41%) Windows Vista
11 34 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (0.92%) Android
13 19 (0.67%) Apple iOS
14 17 (0.60%) CentOS
14 17 (0.60%) Ubuntu
15 14 (0.49%) Windows 2000
16 13 (0.46%) AIX
16 13 (0.46%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.39%) Mac OS
17 11 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (15.24%) Project Management
2 427 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
3 304 (10.72%) ITIL
4 262 (9.24%) PRINCE2
5 248 (8.75%) Migration
6 212 (7.48%) CRM
7 194 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
8 187 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 164 (5.78%) Change Management
10 156 (5.50%) Data Analysis
11 154 (5.43%) Business Analysis
12 126 (4.44%) Data Modelling
13 125 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 123 (4.34%) MVC
15 114 (4.02%) ETL
16 112 (3.95%) Scrum
17 109 (3.84%) Time Management
18 103 (3.63%) Analytics
19 92 (3.25%) TDD
20 88 (3.10%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 720 (25.40%) SQL
2 278 (9.81%) C#
3 189 (6.67%) VBA
4 160 (5.64%) T-SQL
5 154 (5.43%) JavaScript
6 103 (3.63%) Java
7 87 (3.07%) PowerShell
8 71 (2.50%) VB
9 51 (1.80%) C++
10 46 (1.62%) C
10 46 (1.62%) PL/SQL
11 42 (1.48%) Python
12 33 (1.16%) Bash Shell
13 31 (1.09%) Perl
14 30 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 29 (1.02%) Shell Script
16 27 (0.95%) VBScript
17 25 (0.88%) Ruby
18 16 (0.56%) Korn
19 12 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 259 (9.14%) Degree
2 154 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 147 (5.19%) Security Cleared
4 85 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 61 (2.15%) MCSE
6 48 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 48 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 44 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 43 (1.52%) ISEB
9 41 (1.45%) MCP
10 34 (1.20%) MCITP
11 33 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
12 32 (1.13%) PMP
13 31 (1.09%) DV Cleared
14 27 (0.95%) MCSA
15 24 (0.85%) MOS
16 22 (0.78%) CISSP
17 21 (0.74%) MCTS
17 21 (0.74%) CCNA
18 18 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (4.44%) QA
2 82 (2.89%) SLA
3 28 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.35%) COBIT
7 9 (0.32%) P3O
8 8 (0.28%) EMIR
9 7 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.21%) FATCA
11 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.14%) Basel III
13 2 (0.071%) COREP
13 2 (0.071%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.035%) HL7
14 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 465 (16.40%) Active Directory
2 110 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.23%) XenApp
5 33 (1.16%) vSphere
6 25 (0.88%) VMware ESX
7 21 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 19 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (0.42%) XenServer
10 11 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.39%) Terminal Server
11 7 (0.25%) Xen
12 6 (0.21%) Firmware
12 6 (0.21%) UAG
13 5 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.14%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.14%) NFS
14 4 (0.14%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 100 (3.53%) SCCM
2 44 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
3 26 (0.92%) SCOM
4 21 (0.74%) Puppet
5 17 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.56%) Ansible
7 13 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (0.39%) Backup Exec
9 10 (0.35%) WMI
10 9 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
10 9 (0.32%) WSUS
10 9 (0.32%) BladeLogic
10 9 (0.32%) Control-M
11 8 (0.28%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.25%) SCOrch
12 7 (0.25%) Casper Suite
13 6 (0.21%) ZENworks
13 6 (0.21%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.21%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1752 (61.80%) Microsoft
2 284 (10.02%) Oracle
3 186 (6.56%) VMware
4 172 (6.07%) Citrix
5 120 (4.23%) Cisco
6 113 (3.99%) SAP
7 109 (3.84%) HP
8 67 (2.36%) IBM
9 52 (1.83%) Tableau
10 51 (1.80%) Business Objects
11 40 (1.41%) Bloomberg
11 40 (1.41%) Lotus
12 34 (1.20%) Dell
13 33 (1.16%) Reuters
14 27 (0.95%) Altiris
14 27 (0.95%) Google
14 27 (0.95%) Apple
15 26 (0.92%) Sybase
15 26 (0.92%) Symantec
16 24 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
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