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 22 October 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
22 Oct 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 1449 1421 1444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.96% 5.63% 5.85%
As % of the Applications category 50.51% 48.22% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 912 909
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 65 84
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £37.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
2869 2947 3030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.81% 11.67% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1925 1880 1935
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £171 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 132 170
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.95 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% -6.45%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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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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 +6 390 £370 -1.33% 176
Croydon +5 28 £421 +114.26% 7
Canary Wharf +15 9 £400 -30.43%
Uxbridge -2 8 £338 -13.73% 1
Feltham - 7 £380 -
Docklands, London +15 6 £481 +13.23% 4
Bromley 0 6 £115 -67.14% 4
Kingston Upon Thames +5 5 £319 - 3
Harrow - 4 - - 4
Hounslow 0 2 - - 2
Chessington -3 2 - -
Ealing - 2 - - 1
Westminster - 2 £213 -
Hammersmith 0 1 £500 +25.00%
Chiswick 0 1 £413 -
Hayes -6 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £450 - 1
Paddington - 1 - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Southall - - - -
Stanmore - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1724 (61.07%) Microsoft
2 947 (33.55%) MS Office
3 790 (27.98%) Windows
4 783 (27.74%) Finance
5 689 (24.41%) SQL
6 574 (20.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 567 (20.09%) SQL Server
8 488 (17.29%) Active Directory
9 434 (15.37%) Project Management
10 405 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
11 394 (13.96%) MS Project
12 384 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
13 365 (12.93%) Banking
14 357 (12.65%) Windows 7
15 336 (11.90%) .NET
16 335 (11.87%) SharePoint
17 307 (10.87%) ITIL
18 294 (10.41%) MS Visio
19 265 (9.39%) Degree
20 264 (9.35%) C#
21 263 (9.32%) Oracle
22 251 (8.89%) Migration
23 249 (8.82%) PRINCE2
24 198 (7.01%) CRM
25 193 (6.84%) Windows XP
25 193 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
26 183 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
27 182 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 181 (6.41%) MS Exchange
29 177 (6.27%) VMware

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 335 (11.87%) SharePoint
2 181 (6.41%) MS Exchange
3 91 (3.22%) IIS
4 82 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 60 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 58 (2.05%) Lync
7 52 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 50 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 48 (1.70%) CMS
10 43 (1.52%) IBM Notes
11 42 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
12 40 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
13 31 (1.10%) SAS
14 30 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
15 27 (0.96%) Tomcat
16 23 (0.81%) WebLogic
17 20 (0.71%) MS Project Server
18 19 (0.67%) Confluence
19 18 (0.64%) JBoss
20 17 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 947 (33.55%) MS Office
2 574 (20.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 394 (13.96%) MS Project
4 294 (10.41%) MS Visio
5 72 (2.55%) Spreadsheet
6 30 (1.06%) Photoshop
7 21 (0.74%) PowerPivot
8 13 (0.46%) SPSS
9 9 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (0.18%) FastStats
11 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.14%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.14%) InDesign
11 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.11%) Stata
12 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.071%) ProjectWise
14 1 (0.035%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.035%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 134 (4.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.50%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (0.32%) SAP HR
8 8 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.28%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.25%) Agresso
9 7 (0.25%) SAP BPC
10 6 (0.21%) SiteCatalyst
11 5 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.18%) Misys Midas
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (0.14%) SAP CO
12 4 (0.14%) RMDS
13 3 (0.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 47 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (1.17%) PaaS
3 28 (0.99%) Office 365
4 12 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.35%) SaaS
6 6 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
7 5 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.071%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.035%) Taleo
10 1 (0.035%) Heroku
10 1 (0.035%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 116 (4.11%) DNS
2 101 (3.58%) Firewall
3 85 (3.01%) WAN
3 85 (3.01%) DHCP
4 84 (2.98%) LAN
5 73 (2.59%) TCP/IP
6 72 (2.55%) VPN
7 69 (2.44%) SAN
8 67 (2.37%) Internet
9 51 (1.81%) Intranet
10 40 (1.42%) Wireless
11 27 (0.96%) HTTP
11 27 (0.96%) MPLS
12 24 (0.85%) VoIP
12 24 (0.85%) VLAN
13 21 (0.74%) FTP
14 20 (0.71%) Network Security
15 19 (0.67%) SSL
16 18 (0.64%) BGP
17 16 (0.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 567 (20.09%) SQL Server
2 182 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 170 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 159 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 127 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
6 116 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 114 (4.04%) MS Access
8 102 (3.61%) Relational Database
9 82 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 59 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 48 (1.70%) Data Mining
12 47 (1.66%) QlikView
13 37 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 33 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
15 29 (1.03%) MySQL
16 28 (0.99%) Oracle Database
17 27 (0.96%) Data Mart
18 25 (0.89%) OLAP
19 24 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
20 22 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 88 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 77 (2.73%) JIRA
3 54 (1.91%) Visual Studio
4 33 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 30 (1.06%) Subversion
6 23 (0.81%) NUnit
7 22 (0.78%) SpecFlow
8 17 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
9 16 (0.57%) Maven
10 15 (0.53%) Git (software)
11 13 (0.46%) Jenkins
11 13 (0.46%) Rhino Mocks
11 13 (0.46%) Moq
12 11 (0.39%) Toad
13 10 (0.35%) MSTest
13 10 (0.35%) MSBuild
13 10 (0.35%) ERwin
14 9 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 9 (0.32%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 783 (27.74%) Finance
2 365 (12.93%) Banking
3 165 (5.84%) Investment Banking
4 139 (4.92%) Legal
5 126 (4.46%) Retail
6 103 (3.65%) Marketing
7 82 (2.90%) Law
8 72 (2.55%) Telecoms
9 69 (2.44%) Front Office
10 54 (1.91%) Advertising
11 53 (1.88%) Publishing
12 52 (1.84%) Back Office
13 39 (1.38%) Financial Institution
14 30 (1.06%) French Language
15 23 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
16 22 (0.78%) Retail Banking
17 16 (0.57%) Spanish Language
18 13 (0.46%) Billing
19 12 (0.43%) German Language
19 12 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 853 (30.22%) Analyst
2 482 (17.07%) Developer
3 227 (8.04%) Business Analyst
4 178 (6.31%) Project Manager
5 135 (4.78%) Data Analyst
6 132 (4.68%) Support Analyst
7 124 (4.39%) Consultant
8 120 (4.25%) Support Engineer
9 110 (3.90%) Service Analyst
10 108 (3.83%) Architect
11 98 (3.47%) Service Desk Analyst
12 96 (3.40%) Senior Developer
13 85 (3.01%) .NET Developer
14 82 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
15 80 (2.83%) Desktop Support
16 75 (2.66%) 1st Line Support
17 71 (2.52%) Administrator
18 66 (2.34%) SQL Developer
19 58 (2.05%) Coordinator
20 56 (1.98%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (11.90%) .NET
2 175 (6.20%) HTML
3 162 (5.74%) ASP.NET
4 99 (3.51%) WCF
5 96 (3.40%) XML
6 95 (3.37%) CSS
7 88 (3.12%) jQuery
8 87 (3.08%) .NET Framework
9 83 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 78 (2.76%) Web Services
11 74 (2.62%) HTML5
12 53 (1.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 46 (1.63%) Ajax
14 42 (1.49%) MDX
15 34 (1.20%) KnockoutJS
16 32 (1.13%) XSLT
17 29 (1.03%) Backbone.js
18 27 (0.96%) WPF
19 25 (0.89%) Middleware
19 25 (0.89%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 384 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 104 (3.68%) Blackberry
4 68 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 58 (2.05%) NHS
6 42 (1.49%) Fixed Income
7 38 (1.35%) Clustering
8 36 (1.28%) Statistics
9 35 (1.24%) User Experience
9 35 (1.24%) Derivative
10 33 (1.17%) Visualisation
10 33 (1.17%) PMI
10 33 (1.17%) Client/Server
11 31 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
12 30 (1.06%) Data Integration
13 25 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 24 (0.85%) Replication
15 23 (0.81%) Hedge funds
16 21 (0.74%) Mathematics
17 19 (0.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 790 (27.98%) Windows
2 357 (12.65%) Windows 7
3 193 (6.84%) Windows XP
4 152 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (3.58%) Linux
6 87 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 86 (3.05%) UNIX
8 47 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (1.42%) Windows 8
10 32 (1.13%) Windows Vista
11 21 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (0.67%) Android
13 18 (0.64%) Windows 2000
14 14 (0.50%) Apple iOS
15 12 (0.43%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.43%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.32%) AIX
16 9 (0.32%) Solaris
17 8 (0.28%) Windows NT
18 7 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (15.37%) Project Management
2 405 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
3 307 (10.87%) ITIL
4 251 (8.89%) Migration
5 249 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 198 (7.01%) CRM
7 193 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
8 183 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 156 (5.53%) Data Analysis
10 155 (5.49%) Business Analysis
11 150 (5.31%) Change Management
12 135 (4.78%) MVC
13 114 (4.04%) Data Modelling
14 105 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
15 104 (3.68%) Time Management
16 100 (3.54%) TDD
17 99 (3.51%) Analytics
18 98 (3.47%) Scrum
19 97 (3.44%) Document Management
19 97 (3.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 689 (24.41%) SQL
2 264 (9.35%) C#
3 164 (5.81%) VBA
4 151 (5.35%) JavaScript
5 148 (5.24%) T-SQL
6 89 (3.15%) PowerShell
7 80 (2.83%) Java
8 71 (2.52%) VB
9 48 (1.70%) C
10 43 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 35 (1.24%) C++
12 32 (1.13%) Python
13 29 (1.03%) Perl
13 29 (1.03%) VBScript
14 24 (0.85%) VB.NET
14 24 (0.85%) Shell Script
15 18 (0.64%) Bash Shell
16 13 (0.46%) Ruby
16 13 (0.46%) Korn
17 9 (0.32%) Jython
Qualifications
1 265 (9.39%) Degree
2 159 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 133 (4.71%) Security Cleared
4 74 (2.62%) SC Cleared
5 68 (2.41%) MCSE
6 53 (1.88%) PMI Certification
7 47 (1.66%) MCP
8 42 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 42 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 39 (1.38%) ISEB
10 36 (1.28%) MCITP
11 35 (1.24%) DV Cleared
12 34 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
13 32 (1.13%) PMP
14 25 (0.89%) MOS
14 25 (0.89%) MCSA
15 24 (0.85%) CCNA
16 21 (0.74%) MCTS
16 21 (0.74%) CISSP
17 19 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.32%) QA
2 91 (3.22%) SLA
3 30 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.39%) COBIT
6 10 (0.35%) P3O
6 10 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.14%) Basel III
10 3 (0.11%) EMIR
10 3 (0.11%) FATCA
10 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.071%) COREP
11 2 (0.071%) Basel II
12 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.035%) HL7
12 1 (0.035%) Solvency II
System Software
1 488 (17.29%) Active Directory
2 106 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.24%) vSphere
3 35 (1.24%) XenApp
4 32 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.85%) VMware ESX
6 21 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (0.67%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.43%) XenServer
9 10 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.35%) Terminal Server
10 9 (0.32%) ISA Server
11 8 (0.28%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.18%) Xen
12 5 (0.18%) Firmware
12 5 (0.18%) UAG
13 4 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.11%) NFS
15 2 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 103 (3.65%) SCCM
2 38 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 27 (0.96%) SCOM
4 15 (0.53%) Backup Exec
5 13 (0.46%) Puppet
6 12 (0.43%) WSUS
7 11 (0.39%) WMI
8 10 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (0.35%) Tivoli
8 10 (0.35%) NetBackup
8 10 (0.35%) BladeLogic
9 9 (0.32%) Control-M
10 7 (0.25%) SCOrch
10 7 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.21%) Ansible
11 6 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (0.21%) ZENworks
11 6 (0.21%) DameWare
12 5 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1724 (61.07%) Microsoft
2 263 (9.32%) Oracle
3 177 (6.27%) VMware
4 159 (5.63%) Citrix
5 134 (4.75%) SAP
6 118 (4.18%) Cisco
7 99 (3.51%) HP
8 68 (2.41%) IBM
9 55 (1.95%) Tableau
10 52 (1.84%) Business Objects
11 43 (1.52%) Lotus
12 37 (1.31%) Bloomberg
13 29 (1.03%) Adobe
13 29 (1.03%) Dell
13 29 (1.03%) Reuters
14 28 (0.99%) Cognos
15 27 (0.96%) Sybase
15 27 (0.96%) Symantec
16 26 (0.92%) Google
17 25 (0.89%) Remedy
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