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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1453 1407 1552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.19% 5.98% 6.40%
As % of the Applications category 52.63% 51.37% 52.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 934 969
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 93 77
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £21.90 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.24%
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
2761 2739 2982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.76% 11.65% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1830 1777 1885
Average daily rate £375 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 175 169
Average hourly rate £17.65 £18.00 £18.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% -5.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £30.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -1 409 £375 -3.22% 106
Canary Wharf -4 22 £300 -40.29% 1
Bromley +1 10 £245 -9.25% 3
Uxbridge -1 8 £163 -57.23% 3
Croydon -22 7 £475 +80.95% 5
Brentford -2 5 £325 -18.75% 4
Ilford - 5 £155 -
Twickenham - 5 £475 - 1
Feltham -3 4 £393 -
Docklands, London -4 4 £421 +12.33%
Northwood - 3 - -
Wimbledon -2 2 £410 +105.00%
Paddington - 2 £450 -
Southwark +2 1 £143 -50.43%
Harrow -1 1 £338 +170.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -6 1 £405 - 1
Hammersmith -6 1 - - 1
Mayfair - 1 £250 -
Westminster - 1 £500 -
Hayes - 1 £425 -
Hounslow - 1 £275 - 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1655 (58.85%) Microsoft
2 904 (32.15%) Finance
3 889 (31.61%) MS Office
4 773 (27.49%) SQL
5 643 (22.87%) SQL Server
6 641 (22.80%) Windows
7 562 (19.99%) MS PowerPoint
8 474 (16.86%) Project Management
9 457 (16.25%) Banking
10 421 (14.97%) MS Project
11 399 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
12 392 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
13 376 (13.37%) Active Directory
14 363 (12.91%) MS Visio
15 346 (12.30%) .NET
16 333 (11.84%) SharePoint
17 324 (11.52%) ITIL
18 302 (10.74%) C#
19 270 (9.60%) Degree
20 268 (9.53%) PRINCE2
21 249 (8.85%) CRM
22 236 (8.39%) Oracle
23 228 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 226 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
25 223 (7.93%) Windows 7
26 214 (7.61%) Migration
27 208 (7.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 201 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
28 201 (7.15%) VMware
29 200 (7.11%) VBA

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 333 (11.84%) SharePoint
2 170 (6.05%) MS Exchange
3 82 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 65 (2.31%) IIS
5 60 (2.13%) Lync
6 51 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 35 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 34 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 26 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 26 (0.92%) SAS
9 26 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 25 (0.89%) CMS
11 22 (0.78%) MS Project Server
12 21 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
13 18 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 18 (0.64%) Confluence
14 17 (0.60%) WorkSite
15 16 (0.57%) WebLogic
15 16 (0.57%) IBM Notes
16 15 (0.53%) Apache
Applications
1 889 (31.61%) MS Office
2 562 (19.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 421 (14.97%) MS Project
4 363 (12.91%) MS Visio
5 54 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
6 31 (1.10%) PowerPivot
7 26 (0.92%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.64%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.36%) SPSS
9 10 (0.36%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.11%) InDesign
12 3 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.11%) Revit
12 3 (0.11%) Vectorworks
12 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.071%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.071%) FastStats
13 2 (0.071%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 178 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.36%) Agresso
5 9 (0.32%) Markit EDM
6 8 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.25%) IntelliMatch
7 7 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (0.25%) Maximo
8 6 (0.21%) SAP HR
9 5 (0.18%) Primavera
9 5 (0.18%) ResourceLink
10 4 (0.14%) Kondor+
10 4 (0.14%) Misys Midas
10 4 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.14%) RMDS
10 4 (0.14%) Workday HCM
11 3 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (0.11%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 60 (2.13%) Office 365
2 52 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (0.82%) GitHub
5 16 (0.57%) IaaS
6 13 (0.46%) Google Analytics
7 12 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.43%) SaaS
8 10 (0.36%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.25%) PaaS
9 7 (0.25%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.18%) Yammer
10 5 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.071%) Lucidchart
12 2 (0.071%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.071%) Google Drive
12 2 (0.071%) IBM PureFlex
13 1 (0.036%) Force.com
13 1 (0.036%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 104 (3.70%) VPN
2 101 (3.59%) TCP/IP
3 97 (3.45%) LAN
4 93 (3.31%) SAN
5 91 (3.24%) DNS
6 88 (3.13%) WAN
7 78 (2.77%) Firewall
8 67 (2.38%) DHCP
9 49 (1.74%) Internet
10 44 (1.56%) VLAN
11 29 (1.03%) Intranet
11 29 (1.03%) VoIP
12 28 (1.00%) SNMP
12 28 (1.00%) NAS
13 27 (0.96%) NetScaler
14 26 (0.92%) SSL
15 25 (0.89%) MPLS
16 23 (0.82%) SMTP
16 23 (0.82%) Network Security
17 22 (0.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 643 (22.87%) SQL Server
2 228 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 208 (7.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 173 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
5 162 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 161 (5.73%) MS Access
7 143 (5.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 131 (4.66%) Relational Database
9 80 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 61 (2.17%) QlikView
11 54 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
12 50 (1.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 49 (1.74%) MySQL
14 44 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
15 38 (1.35%) Big Data
16 37 (1.32%) OLAP
16 37 (1.32%) RDBMS
17 34 (1.21%) Oracle Database
18 33 (1.17%) Data Mining
19 31 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 93 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 77 (2.74%) JIRA
3 71 (2.52%) Visual Studio
4 33 (1.17%) Subversion
5 30 (1.07%) Jenkins
6 22 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 19 (0.68%) NUnit
8 17 (0.60%) TeamCity
9 14 (0.50%) ERwin
9 14 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (0.36%) Maven
10 10 (0.36%) ReSharper
11 9 (0.32%) Selenium
11 9 (0.32%) MSBuild
12 7 (0.25%) JMeter
12 7 (0.25%) Ant
13 6 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (0.18%) JUnit
14 5 (0.18%) CruiseControl
14 5 (0.18%) Grunt
General
1 904 (32.15%) Finance
2 457 (16.25%) Banking
3 193 (6.86%) Investment Banking
4 143 (5.09%) Retail
5 131 (4.66%) Legal
6 108 (3.84%) Law
7 98 (3.49%) Front Office
8 76 (2.70%) Marketing
9 69 (2.45%) Telecoms
10 50 (1.78%) Advertising
11 46 (1.64%) Back Office
11 46 (1.64%) Financial Institution
12 25 (0.89%) Retail Banking
13 13 (0.46%) Local Government
13 13 (0.46%) Billing
14 12 (0.43%) General Ledger
15 11 (0.39%) Publishing
15 11 (0.39%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 826 (29.37%) Analyst
2 524 (18.63%) Developer
3 236 (8.39%) Business Analyst
4 204 (7.25%) Project Manager
5 132 (4.69%) Support Analyst
6 120 (4.27%) Data Analyst
7 110 (3.91%) Architect
8 106 (3.77%) Consultant
9 96 (3.41%) SQL Developer
10 93 (3.31%) Service Analyst
11 85 (3.02%) Service Desk Analyst
12 84 (2.99%) Administrator
13 83 (2.95%) Desktop Support
14 71 (2.52%) Support Engineer
15 69 (2.45%) .NET Developer
16 66 (2.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 64 (2.28%) Coordinator
18 60 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support
19 58 (2.06%) C# Developer
20 52 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (12.30%) .NET
2 159 (5.65%) HTML
3 101 (3.59%) ASP.NET
4 98 (3.49%) XML
5 95 (3.38%) CSS
6 83 (2.95%) Web Services
7 80 (2.84%) .NET Framework
8 64 (2.28%) HTML5
9 63 (2.24%) WCF
10 62 (2.20%) jQuery
11 44 (1.56%) WPF
12 43 (1.53%) Middleware
13 40 (1.42%) Ajax
14 38 (1.35%) SOAP
15 37 (1.32%) LINQ
15 37 (1.32%) MDX
16 35 (1.24%) Entity Framework
17 32 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
18 30 (1.07%) AngularJS
19 27 (0.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 399 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 92 (3.27%) Data Centre
4 84 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 82 (2.92%) Blackberry
6 65 (2.31%) NHS
7 58 (2.06%) Fixed Income
8 48 (1.71%) Derivative
9 47 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 40 (1.42%) Clustering
11 39 (1.39%) Equities
12 37 (1.32%) iPhone
13 35 (1.24%) PMI
14 31 (1.10%) Market Risk
15 30 (1.07%) Statistics
16 29 (1.03%) User Experience
17 28 (1.00%) iPad
18 26 (0.92%) Data Structures
18 26 (0.92%) Mathematics
19 24 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 641 (22.80%) Windows
2 223 (7.93%) Windows 7
3 147 (5.23%) Linux
4 141 (5.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 99 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 92 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 82 (2.92%) UNIX
8 73 (2.60%) Windows XP
9 56 (1.99%) Windows 8
10 53 (1.88%) Android
11 27 (0.96%) Apple iOS
12 25 (0.89%) Mac OS X
13 23 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (0.50%) Solaris
15 11 (0.39%) Windows Vista
16 9 (0.32%) AIX
17 7 (0.25%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.25%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
18 6 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (16.86%) Project Management
2 392 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (11.52%) ITIL
4 268 (9.53%) PRINCE2
5 249 (8.85%) CRM
6 226 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
7 214 (7.61%) Migration
8 201 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 170 (6.05%) Business Analysis
10 169 (6.01%) Data Analysis
11 149 (5.30%) Change Management
12 140 (4.98%) ETL
13 134 (4.77%) Scrum
14 128 (4.55%) SDLC
15 123 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
16 120 (4.27%) Data Modelling
16 120 (4.27%) Analytics
17 110 (3.91%) Time Management
18 106 (3.77%) Risk Management
19 99 (3.52%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 773 (27.49%) SQL
2 302 (10.74%) C#
3 200 (7.11%) VBA
4 173 (6.15%) T-SQL
5 170 (6.05%) JavaScript
6 127 (4.52%) Java
7 91 (3.24%) PowerShell
8 75 (2.67%) VB
9 52 (1.85%) C
10 42 (1.49%) Python
11 37 (1.32%) VB.NET
12 33 (1.17%) Perl
13 31 (1.10%) C++
14 30 (1.07%) VBScript
15 25 (0.89%) Shell Script
16 19 (0.68%) PL/SQL
17 18 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 17 (0.60%) PHP
19 16 (0.57%) XAML
20 15 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 270 (9.60%) Degree
2 153 (5.44%) Security Cleared
3 129 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 91 (3.24%) PMI Certification
5 90 (3.20%) SC Cleared
6 69 (2.45%) MCSE
7 64 (2.28%) PMP
8 38 (1.35%) ISEB
8 38 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (1.35%) DV Cleared
9 34 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 29 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 28 (1.00%) MCP
12 27 (0.96%) CCNA
13 25 (0.89%) MCITP
14 23 (0.82%) ISTQB
15 21 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
16 19 (0.68%) MCTS
17 17 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 16 (0.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (3.41%) SLA
1 96 (3.41%) QA
2 31 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.50%) COBIT
6 10 (0.36%) COREP
7 9 (0.32%) EMIR
7 9 (0.32%) CRD IV
7 9 (0.32%) MiFID
7 9 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.21%) P3O
9 5 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.18%) Basel II
10 4 (0.14%) Basel III
10 4 (0.14%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.11%) HL7
12 2 (0.071%) BS7799
12 2 (0.071%) FATCA
System Software
1 376 (13.37%) Active Directory
2 128 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (2.38%) vSphere
4 61 (2.17%) XenApp
5 45 (1.60%) Hyper-V
6 28 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 24 (0.85%) XenDesktop
8 17 (0.60%) VMware ESX
9 16 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.53%) NFS
11 13 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 12 (0.43%) XenServer
13 9 (0.32%) vCloud
14 8 (0.28%) Docker
14 8 (0.28%) Terminal Server
15 7 (0.25%) KVM
15 7 (0.25%) VMware Server
16 6 (0.21%) SRDF
16 6 (0.21%) Terminal Services
17 5 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 101 (3.59%) SCCM
2 51 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (0.75%) Puppet
4 20 (0.71%) SCOM
5 19 (0.68%) NetBackup
6 16 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 16 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 15 (0.53%) Control-M
8 11 (0.39%) Tivoli
9 10 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
10 9 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (0.32%) AirWatch
10 9 (0.32%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.32%) WMI
11 8 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
12 7 (0.25%) MOM
13 6 (0.21%) Casper Suite
14 5 (0.18%) EMC VPLEX
14 5 (0.18%) SnapMirror
14 5 (0.18%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 1655 (58.85%) Microsoft
2 236 (8.39%) Oracle
3 201 (7.15%) VMware
4 196 (6.97%) Citrix
5 132 (4.69%) Cisco
6 113 (4.02%) HP
7 108 (3.84%) SAP
8 73 (2.60%) IBM
9 65 (2.31%) Sybase
10 48 (1.71%) NetApp
11 43 (1.53%) Apple
12 39 (1.39%) Google
13 35 (1.24%) Tableau
13 35 (1.24%) Dell
14 34 (1.21%) Adobe
14 34 (1.21%) CheckPoint
15 33 (1.17%) Symantec
15 33 (1.17%) Bloomberg
16 32 (1.14%) Remedy
17 30 (1.07%) Cognos
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Windows Server 2008/2012, Active Directory/Group P
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £430 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350 - £400 per month + all inclusive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: negotiable experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago