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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / London
Rank 38 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 947 1092 1160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.87% 5.29% 5.60%
As % of the Applications category 51.36% 48.11% 51.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 655 788
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £173 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 46 54
Median hourly rate £18.56 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.48% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £25.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%

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
1844 2270 2255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.48% 11.00% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1453 1517
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 100 114
Median hourly rate £18.41 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.73% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £33.80 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the London region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -17 121 £413 +10.00% 82
Feltham +4 8 £400 -0.31%
Docklands, London +2 8 £500 -9.09%
Canary Wharf -1 8 £368 -18.33%
Bromley +2 5 £550 +266.66%
Westminster -4 4 £300 +11.11% 1
Hounslow +3 3 £250 -32.43% 3
Dagenham - 3 - -
Hammersmith 0 2 £360 +17.55%
Croydon -13 2 £105 -67.69% 1
Twickenham - 2 £120 -
Southwark - 2 £200 -
Barnet - 2 £400 - 1
Brentford +7 1 - - 1
Uxbridge -6 1 £175 -33.01% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -11 1 - - 6
New Malden - 1 - - 1
Hendon - 1 £250 -
Chiswick - 1 £477 - 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 1308 (61.41%) Microsoft
2 687 (32.25%) MS Office
3 685 (32.16%) Finance
4 506 (23.76%) Windows
5 463 (21.74%) SQL
6 452 (21.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 435 (20.42%) SQL Server
8 408 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
9 360 (16.90%) Project Management
10 341 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
11 327 (15.35%) Active Directory
12 303 (14.23%) Banking
13 281 (13.19%) MS Project
14 263 (12.35%) .NET
15 262 (12.30%) SharePoint
16 257 (12.07%) MS Visio
17 256 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
18 248 (11.64%) Degree
19 247 (11.60%) C#
20 219 (10.28%) Security Cleared
21 217 (10.19%) ITIL
22 184 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
23 183 (8.59%) PRINCE2
24 182 (8.54%) Oracle
25 176 (8.26%) Migration
26 168 (7.89%) Data Analysis
27 166 (7.79%) CRM
28 161 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
29 160 (7.51%) Change Management
30 154 (7.23%) Office 365

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 262 (12.30%) SharePoint
2 95 (4.46%) Skype for Business
3 83 (3.90%) MS Exchange
4 62 (2.91%) IIS
5 53 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 49 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
7 40 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 30 (1.41%) IBM Notes
9 26 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 26 (1.22%) Confluence
10 22 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 20 (0.94%) CMS
12 19 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
13 18 (0.85%) Tomcat
14 17 (0.80%) Apache
14 17 (0.80%) SAS
15 16 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
17 13 (0.61%) Apache Pig
18 12 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 687 (32.25%) MS Office
2 452 (21.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 281 (13.19%) MS Project
4 257 (12.07%) MS Visio
5 65 (3.05%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.75%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.28%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.23%) InDesign
9 5 (0.23%) SPSS
10 2 (0.094%) Stata
11 1 (0.047%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.047%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.047%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.047%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.047%) Revit
Business Applications
1 133 (6.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
6 9 (0.42%) Primavera
7 8 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.33%) CA PPM
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.094%) Dynamics SL
11 2 (0.094%) Maximo
11 2 (0.094%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.094%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 161 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 154 (7.23%) Office 365
3 36 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (1.60%) SaaS
5 32 (1.50%) Yammer
6 26 (1.22%) IaaS
7 24 (1.13%) PaaS
8 19 (0.89%) OneDrive
9 13 (0.61%) Google Analytics
10 11 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
11 9 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.33%) Google Drive
13 6 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.28%) GitHub
14 5 (0.23%) G Suite
15 2 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.094%) Flurry Analytics
16 1 (0.047%) Azure Machine Learning
16 1 (0.047%) Google Tag Manager
16 1 (0.047%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 63 (2.96%) DNS
3 61 (2.86%) Internet
4 59 (2.77%) Firewall
5 54 (2.54%) Skype
6 44 (2.07%) SAN
7 40 (1.88%) VPN
8 39 (1.83%) DHCP
9 38 (1.78%) WAN
10 36 (1.69%) LAN
10 36 (1.69%) Wireless
11 25 (1.17%) VoIP
12 18 (0.85%) NAS
13 17 (0.80%) HTTP
13 17 (0.80%) iSCSI
14 16 (0.75%) VLAN
15 15 (0.70%) Intranet
15 15 (0.70%) Network Security
16 14 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
17 11 (0.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (20.42%) SQL Server
2 134 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 130 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 96 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 89 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
6 76 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 71 (3.33%) MS Access
8 43 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 41 (1.92%) Data Mining
10 37 (1.74%) Power BI
11 32 (1.50%) Big Data
12 31 (1.46%) Oracle Database
13 28 (1.31%) QlikView
14 26 (1.22%) Hadoop
15 23 (1.08%) Relational Database
15 23 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
16 22 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
17 20 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 19 (0.89%) MySQL
19 18 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 92 (4.32%) JIRA
2 66 (3.10%) Visual Studio
3 64 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (1.64%) Subversion
5 32 (1.50%) Git (software)
6 15 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 15 (0.70%) Maven
7 13 (0.61%) NUnit
8 12 (0.56%) TeamCity
9 10 (0.47%) Ant
10 9 (0.42%) NetBeans
10 9 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (0.38%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.33%) HP UFT
12 7 (0.33%) SpecFlow
12 7 (0.33%) Zephyr
13 6 (0.28%) Moq
13 6 (0.28%) MSBuild
13 6 (0.28%) SoapUI
General
1 685 (32.16%) Finance
2 303 (14.23%) Banking
3 148 (6.95%) Retail
4 102 (4.79%) Investment Banking
5 88 (4.13%) Legal
6 65 (3.05%) Law
7 64 (3.00%) Front Office
8 60 (2.82%) Advertising
8 60 (2.82%) Back Office
9 59 (2.77%) Marketing
10 47 (2.21%) Telecoms
11 29 (1.36%) Retail Banking
12 25 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
13 19 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.89%) Publishing
14 17 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.66%) Billing
16 13 (0.61%) Games
16 13 (0.61%) Local Government
17 12 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 536 (25.16%) Analyst
2 369 (17.32%) Developer
3 134 (6.29%) Business Analyst
4 133 (6.24%) Architect
5 126 (5.92%) Project Manager
6 116 (5.45%) Consultant
7 93 (4.37%) Support Engineer
8 86 (4.04%) Administrator
9 83 (3.90%) Data Analyst
10 79 (3.71%) .NET Developer
10 79 (3.71%) Service Analyst
11 71 (3.33%) Support Analyst
12 69 (3.24%) C# Developer
13 62 (2.91%) Service Desk Analyst
14 61 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
15 58 (2.72%) Desktop Support
16 56 (2.63%) SQL Developer
17 54 (2.54%) IT Support
18 48 (2.25%) Desktop Engineer
19 45 (2.11%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (12.35%) .NET
2 105 (4.93%) HTML
3 86 (4.04%) XML
4 81 (3.80%) CSS
5 79 (3.71%) ASP.NET
6 71 (3.33%) Web Services
7 57 (2.68%) AngularJS
8 51 (2.39%) .NET Framework
9 47 (2.21%) jQuery
10 45 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (1.78%) WCF
12 34 (1.60%) COM
13 32 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 32 (1.50%) WPF
14 31 (1.46%) HTML5
15 27 (1.27%) XSLT
16 24 (1.13%) REST
17 22 (1.03%) Ajax
17 22 (1.03%) JSON
18 19 (0.89%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 341 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 69 (3.24%) Data Centre
4 52 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 48 (2.25%) Equities
6 45 (2.11%) User Experience
7 41 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 36 (1.69%) Fixed Income
8 36 (1.69%) Smartphone
8 36 (1.69%) Visualisation
9 33 (1.55%) Derivative
9 33 (1.55%) Virtual Team
10 27 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 27 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 25 (1.17%) Statistics
12 23 (1.08%) e-Learning
13 22 (1.03%) iPhone
14 21 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (0.80%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 506 (23.76%) Windows
2 136 (6.38%) Windows Server
3 118 (5.54%) Windows 7
4 86 (4.04%) Linux
5 78 (3.66%) Windows 10
6 66 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (2.54%) Windows 8
9 36 (1.69%) Unix
10 35 (1.64%) Mac OS X
11 33 (1.55%) Android
12 32 (1.50%) Windows XP
13 29 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (1.22%) Apple iOS
15 21 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.42%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.38%) Solaris
17 8 (0.38%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 360 (16.90%) Project Management
3 256 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 217 (10.19%) ITIL
5 184 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
6 183 (8.59%) PRINCE2
7 176 (8.26%) Migration
8 168 (7.89%) Data Analysis
9 166 (7.79%) CRM
10 160 (7.51%) Change Management
11 127 (5.96%) Risk Management
12 114 (5.35%) Analytics
13 106 (4.98%) SDLC
13 106 (4.98%) TDD
14 102 (4.79%) Business Analysis
15 97 (4.55%) Service Management
16 96 (4.51%) Programme Management
17 94 (4.41%) Data Management
18 92 (4.32%) Data Modelling
19 88 (4.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 463 (21.74%) SQL
2 247 (11.60%) C#
3 147 (6.90%) VBA
4 128 (6.01%) T-SQL
5 108 (5.07%) JavaScript
6 88 (4.13%) Java
7 83 (3.90%) PowerShell
8 63 (2.96%) VB
9 53 (2.49%) C
10 46 (2.16%) Python
11 35 (1.64%) VB.NET
12 31 (1.46%) C++
13 27 (1.27%) Shell Script
14 18 (0.85%) VB6
15 15 (0.70%) Scala
16 11 (0.52%) Perl
16 11 (0.52%) R
16 11 (0.52%) Ruby
17 10 (0.47%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 248 (11.64%) Degree
2 219 (10.28%) Security Cleared
3 145 (6.81%) SC Cleared
4 78 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 62 (2.91%) DV Cleared
6 55 (2.58%) PMP
7 54 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
8 43 (2.02%) MCSE
9 33 (1.55%) PMI Certification
10 32 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 31 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (1.46%) MCP
12 22 (1.03%) ISEB
13 20 (0.94%) CCNA
14 19 (0.89%) MCITP
15 16 (0.75%) ISTQB
16 15 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
16 15 (0.70%) MCSA
17 13 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
17 13 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.04%) QA
2 66 (3.10%) SLA
3 48 (2.25%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.80%) COBIT
5 15 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
6 14 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.56%) Basel III
8 8 (0.38%) MiFID
9 6 (0.28%) CRD IV
9 6 (0.28%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.23%) P3O
11 4 (0.19%) EMIR
11 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.14%) HL7
12 3 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.14%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.094%) IFRS
System Software
1 327 (15.35%) Active Directory
2 85 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 21 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (0.85%) VMware ESX
5 18 (0.85%) vSphere
5 18 (0.85%) XenApp
6 16 (0.75%) NFS
7 11 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.42%) Docker
9 9 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.38%) KVM
10 8 (0.38%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.28%) SRDF
12 6 (0.28%) Xen
13 5 (0.23%) Firmware
13 5 (0.23%) Samba
13 5 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 66 (3.10%) SCCM
2 21 (0.99%) SCOM
3 18 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (0.47%) Backup Exec
5 10 (0.47%) Puppet
5 10 (0.47%) WSUS
6 9 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.38%) WMI
8 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (0.33%) Nagios
9 6 (0.28%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.23%) Ansible
10 5 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.23%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.23%) vMotion
11 4 (0.19%) DameWare
11 4 (0.19%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1308 (61.41%) Microsoft
2 182 (8.54%) Oracle
3 122 (5.73%) VMware
4 110 (5.16%) SAP
5 103 (4.84%) Cisco
6 84 (3.94%) Citrix
7 62 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
8 55 (2.58%) HP
9 47 (2.21%) Google
10 36 (1.69%) Sybase
11 33 (1.55%) Remedy
12 32 (1.50%) IBM
13 31 (1.46%) Apple
14 30 (1.41%) Adobe
14 30 (1.41%) Lotus
15 29 (1.36%) Bloomberg
15 29 (1.36%) CheckPoint
16 27 (1.27%) Infor
17 26 (1.22%) Tableau
18 20 (0.94%) ServiceNow
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: up to £22.93 per hour Ltd co / c.£33,000 per anum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Spring Technology
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 Month initial duration
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £570 - £620 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £112.50 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Yoh
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Spring Technology
Rate: £120 - £170 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £18.00 - £23.00 per hour + (PAYE or Umbrella
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £300 - £315 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £280.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £215.00 - £285.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £115 - £150 per day + 45p per mile
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago