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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1488 1525 1484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.08% 6.07% 5.75%
As % of the Applications category 51.88% 51.89% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1006 951 937
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £194 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £570 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 72 106
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £17.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -3.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £13.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £54.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -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
2868 2939 3220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.71% 11.69% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1913 1891 2063
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 150 212
Average hourly rate £17.42 £16.80 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.69% -6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 404 £375 -4.94% 174
Croydon 0 22 £425 +41.19% 7
Uxbridge +3 13 £370 -25.06% 1
Canary Wharf +10 10 £388 -3.12%
Brentford +1 7 £400 +14.28%
Docklands, London +8 6 £481 +25.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +6 5 £319 - 1
Bromley -4 3 £320 -24.70% 2
Harrow +3 2 £125 - 2
Hounslow +1 2 - - 2
Hammersmith +1 2 £500 -
Chessington 0 2 - -
West Drayton - 2 - -
Ealing -1 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £250 -
Welling - 1 £105 -
Teddington - 1 £450 -
Chiswick - 1 £413 - 1
Paddington - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - - 1
Coulsdon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Barnet - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Southwark - - - - 1
Hillingdon - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Wembley - - - -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1748 (60.86%) Microsoft
2 957 (33.32%) MS Office
3 820 (28.55%) Windows
4 784 (27.30%) Finance
5 714 (24.86%) SQL
6 603 (21.00%) SQL Server
7 581 (20.23%) MS PowerPoint
8 504 (17.55%) Active Directory
9 422 (14.69%) Project Management
10 420 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
11 407 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
12 386 (13.44%) MS Project
13 372 (12.95%) Windows 7
14 369 (12.85%) Banking
15 365 (12.71%) .NET
16 354 (12.33%) SharePoint
17 337 (11.73%) ITIL
18 315 (10.97%) MS Visio
19 297 (10.34%) Degree
20 284 (9.89%) C#
21 252 (8.77%) Oracle
21 252 (8.77%) PRINCE2
22 245 (8.53%) Migration
23 203 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
24 199 (6.93%) MS Exchange
25 198 (6.89%) Windows XP
26 192 (6.69%) CRM
27 190 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 186 (6.48%) VMware
29 184 (6.41%) HTML

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 354 (12.33%) SharePoint
2 199 (6.93%) MS Exchange
3 98 (3.41%) IIS
4 84 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 70 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 57 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 55 (1.92%) Lync
8 51 (1.78%) IBM Notes
8 51 (1.78%) CMS
9 47 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 43 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 43 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 37 (1.29%) SAS
12 29 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
13 28 (0.97%) MS Project Server
13 28 (0.97%) Tomcat
14 26 (0.91%) WebLogic
15 23 (0.80%) Confluence
16 19 (0.66%) Apache
17 17 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 957 (33.32%) MS Office
2 581 (20.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 386 (13.44%) MS Project
4 315 (10.97%) MS Visio
5 68 (2.37%) Spreadsheet
6 29 (1.01%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.63%) PowerPivot
8 9 (0.31%) SPSS
8 9 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
9 8 (0.28%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.24%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.24%) Stata
11 5 (0.17%) FastStats
12 3 (0.10%) InDesign
13 2 (0.070%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.070%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.035%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.035%) CPLEX
14 1 (0.035%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 121 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.49%) Google Analytics
4 13 (0.45%) Markit EDM
5 12 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.35%) SAP HR
8 8 (0.28%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (0.24%) Misys Midas
9 7 (0.24%) SiteCatalyst
10 6 (0.21%) SAP BPC
10 6 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
11 5 (0.17%) Agresso
11 5 (0.17%) SAP CO
11 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
12 4 (0.14%) RMDS
13 3 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 52 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (1.08%) PaaS
3 30 (1.04%) Office 365
4 12 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.42%) SaaS
5 7 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
6 5 (0.17%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.070%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.035%) Taleo
10 1 (0.035%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.035%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.035%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 116 (4.04%) DNS
2 104 (3.62%) Firewall
3 88 (3.06%) DHCP
4 84 (2.92%) LAN
5 80 (2.79%) Internet
6 78 (2.72%) WAN
7 71 (2.47%) TCP/IP
8 68 (2.37%) SAN
9 65 (2.26%) VPN
10 55 (1.92%) Intranet
11 35 (1.22%) Wireless
12 30 (1.04%) VoIP
12 30 (1.04%) HTTP
13 21 (0.73%) FTP
14 20 (0.70%) SSL
15 18 (0.63%) MPLS
16 17 (0.59%) VLAN
16 17 (0.59%) Network Security
17 15 (0.52%) LDAP
18 13 (0.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 603 (21.00%) SQL Server
2 190 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 183 (6.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 175 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 142 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
6 130 (4.53%) MS Access
7 127 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 112 (3.90%) Relational Database
9 80 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 67 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 49 (1.71%) Data Mining
12 47 (1.64%) QlikView
13 45 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 34 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
15 29 (1.01%) Data Mart
16 28 (0.97%) Oracle Database
17 27 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
17 27 (0.94%) OLAP
18 26 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
19 22 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 81 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 77 (2.68%) JIRA
3 63 (2.19%) Visual Studio
4 38 (1.32%) Subversion
5 36 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 24 (0.84%) NUnit
7 23 (0.80%) SpecFlow
8 16 (0.56%) Toad
8 16 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
9 14 (0.49%) Maven
10 13 (0.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 13 (0.45%) Rhino Mocks
11 12 (0.42%) ERwin
12 11 (0.38%) Moq
12 11 (0.38%) MSTest
12 11 (0.38%) Selenium
13 10 (0.35%) Git (software)
14 9 (0.31%) WebDriver
14 9 (0.31%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.28%) Jenkins
General
1 784 (27.30%) Finance
2 369 (12.85%) Banking
3 155 (5.40%) Investment Banking
4 138 (4.81%) Legal
5 133 (4.63%) Retail
6 110 (3.83%) Marketing
7 86 (2.99%) Law
8 75 (2.61%) Telecoms
9 64 (2.23%) Front Office
10 59 (2.05%) Back Office
11 57 (1.98%) Advertising
12 56 (1.95%) Publishing
13 40 (1.39%) Financial Institution
14 39 (1.36%) French Language
15 29 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.97%) Retail Banking
17 17 (0.59%) Spanish Language
18 14 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
18 14 (0.49%) Billing
19 13 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 868 (30.22%) Analyst
2 487 (16.96%) Developer
3 219 (7.63%) Business Analyst
4 180 (6.27%) Project Manager
5 130 (4.53%) Support Analyst
6 128 (4.46%) Data Analyst
7 126 (4.39%) Support Engineer
8 124 (4.32%) Consultant
9 111 (3.86%) Architect
10 110 (3.83%) Service Analyst
11 99 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
12 90 (3.13%) Senior Developer
13 89 (3.10%) .NET Developer
14 87 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
14 87 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
15 75 (2.61%) Desktop Support
16 70 (2.44%) Administrator
17 67 (2.33%) SQL Developer
18 63 (2.19%) Coordinator
19 53 (1.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (12.71%) .NET
2 184 (6.41%) HTML
3 174 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 112 (3.90%) XML
5 106 (3.69%) WCF
6 97 (3.38%) CSS
7 91 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 87 (3.03%) .NET Framework
9 86 (2.99%) Web Services
9 86 (2.99%) jQuery
10 73 (2.54%) HTML5
11 52 (1.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 44 (1.53%) Ajax
12 44 (1.53%) MDX
13 36 (1.25%) Middleware
14 34 (1.18%) XSLT
15 31 (1.08%) KnockoutJS
16 30 (1.04%) JSON
17 29 (1.01%) WPF
18 27 (0.94%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 407 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 100 (3.48%) Blackberry
4 74 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 70 (2.44%) NHS
6 42 (1.46%) Fixed Income
7 40 (1.39%) Data Integration
8 39 (1.36%) Derivative
9 38 (1.32%) User Experience
9 38 (1.32%) Statistics
9 38 (1.32%) PMI
10 34 (1.18%) Client/Server
11 32 (1.11%) Visualisation
12 31 (1.08%) Clustering
13 27 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
14 26 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (0.84%) Mathematics
16 23 (0.80%) Replication
16 23 (0.80%) Hedge funds
17 19 (0.66%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 820 (28.55%) Windows
2 372 (12.95%) Windows 7
3 198 (6.89%) Windows XP
4 170 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 105 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 104 (3.62%) UNIX
7 94 (3.27%) Linux
8 49 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (1.36%) Windows 8
10 29 (1.01%) Windows Vista
11 26 (0.91%) Windows 2000
12 20 (0.70%) Android
13 15 (0.52%) Apple iOS
14 13 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.31%) Solaris
16 8 (0.28%) Windows NT
17 6 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (14.69%) Project Management
2 420 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
3 337 (11.73%) ITIL
4 252 (8.77%) PRINCE2
5 245 (8.53%) Migration
6 203 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
7 192 (6.69%) CRM
8 176 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 158 (5.50%) Business Analysis
10 155 (5.40%) Data Analysis
11 143 (4.98%) Change Management
12 142 (4.94%) MVC
13 119 (4.14%) Data Modelling
14 114 (3.97%) Analytics
15 113 (3.93%) ETL
16 108 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
17 107 (3.73%) Workflow
18 105 (3.66%) Document Management
19 102 (3.55%) Asset Management
20 101 (3.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 714 (24.86%) SQL
2 284 (9.89%) C#
3 172 (5.99%) VBA
4 169 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 153 (5.33%) JavaScript
6 103 (3.59%) Java
7 86 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 70 (2.44%) VB
9 47 (1.64%) C
10 41 (1.43%) PL/SQL
11 35 (1.22%) Python
12 34 (1.18%) Perl
13 30 (1.04%) C++
13 30 (1.04%) VBScript
13 30 (1.04%) VB.NET
14 20 (0.70%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.35%) Scala
15 10 (0.35%) PHP
16 9 (0.31%) Jython
16 9 (0.31%) Korn
Qualifications
1 297 (10.34%) Degree
2 154 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 132 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 77 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 66 (2.30%) MCSE
6 61 (2.12%) PMI Certification
7 46 (1.60%) MCP
8 39 (1.36%) DV Cleared
9 38 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 37 (1.29%) PMP
10 37 (1.29%) MCITP
10 37 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 32 (1.11%) ISEB
12 28 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
12 28 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
12 28 (0.97%) MCTS
13 27 (0.94%) MCSA
14 20 (0.70%) CISSP
14 20 (0.70%) CCNA
15 17 (0.59%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (5.15%) QA
2 81 (2.82%) SLA
3 43 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.38%) P3O
7 10 (0.35%) COBIT
8 9 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.14%) Basel III
9 4 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.10%) EMIR
10 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.070%) FATCA
11 2 (0.070%) Basel II
12 1 (0.035%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.035%) COREP
12 1 (0.035%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.035%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.035%) HL7
12 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 504 (17.55%) Active Directory
2 117 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.29%) vSphere
4 33 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 31 (1.08%) XenApp
6 24 (0.84%) VMware ESX
7 18 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (0.45%) XenServer
8 13 (0.45%) XenDesktop
9 11 (0.38%) ISA Server
9 11 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.35%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.17%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.17%) UAG
12 4 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.10%) NFS
13 3 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.10%) Xen
14 2 (0.070%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.035%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 97 (3.38%) SCCM
2 35 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
3 25 (0.87%) SCOM
4 14 (0.49%) Backup Exec
5 12 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (0.38%) Tivoli
6 11 (0.38%) WMI
6 11 (0.38%) BladeLogic
6 11 (0.38%) WSUS
6 11 (0.38%) Puppet
7 9 (0.31%) Control-M
7 9 (0.31%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.24%) DameWare
9 6 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.17%) OpenView
10 5 (0.17%) ZENworks
10 5 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (0.17%) OVSD
10 5 (0.17%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1748 (60.86%) Microsoft
2 252 (8.77%) Oracle
3 186 (6.48%) VMware
4 151 (5.26%) Citrix
5 131 (4.56%) SAP
6 117 (4.07%) Cisco
7 102 (3.55%) HP
8 75 (2.61%) IBM
9 54 (1.88%) Tableau
10 53 (1.85%) Lotus
10 53 (1.85%) Business Objects
11 40 (1.39%) Sybase
12 34 (1.18%) Adobe
12 34 (1.18%) Dell
13 33 (1.15%) Bloomberg
14 32 (1.11%) Google
15 29 (1.01%) Cognos
15 29 (1.01%) Remedy
16 27 (0.94%) Symantec
16 27 (0.94%) Reuters
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