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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 38 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1196 1457 1376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.40% 6.17% 5.92%
As % of the Applications category 51.46% 52.77% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 991 913
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 81 94
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.27 £30.00 £21.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
2324 2761 2692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.49% 11.69% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1568 1843 1746
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £561 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 150 177
Median hourly rate £15.25 £17.43 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.48% -0.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.41 £37.45 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -16 189 £402 +3.61% 84
Canary Wharf -4 17 £425 +41.58%
Brentford +4 8 £145 -55.38% 2
Bromley -9 8 £475 +93.87% 2
Croydon -17 8 £313 -34.21%
Docklands, London +15 6 £240 -58.62%
Harrow -6 5 £220 -34.81% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +5 4 - - 1
Feltham -4 3 £420 +6.87% 1
Westminster -18 3 - -
Ilford +2 2 - - 1
Romford - 2 £390 -
Osterley - 2 £334 -
Mayfair +3 1 £400 +60.00%
Hounslow +1 1 £388 +40.90%
Wimbledon -3 1 £351 -14.51%
Uxbridge -5 1 £280 +72.30%
Ruislip - 1 £225 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 1432 (60.63%) Microsoft
2 802 (33.95%) MS Office
3 764 (32.35%) Finance
4 577 (24.43%) Windows
5 542 (22.95%) SQL
6 519 (21.97%) MS PowerPoint
7 470 (19.90%) SQL Server
8 410 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
9 387 (16.38%) Active Directory
10 359 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
11 355 (15.03%) Project Management
12 308 (13.04%) SharePoint
13 292 (12.36%) ITIL
14 291 (12.32%) .NET
15 283 (11.98%) Banking
16 276 (11.69%) MS Project
17 264 (11.18%) C#
18 247 (10.46%) MS Visio
19 241 (10.20%) Oracle
20 236 (9.99%) Migration
21 230 (9.74%) CRM
22 222 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
23 214 (9.06%) Windows Server
24 209 (8.85%) Degree
25 184 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
26 176 (7.45%) PRINCE2
27 175 (7.41%) Windows 7
28 170 (7.20%) Security Cleared
29 163 (6.90%) VBA
30 159 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services

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
1 308 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 122 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 66 (2.79%) IIS
4 64 (2.71%) Skype for Business
5 49 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (1.44%) SAS
7 32 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (1.35%) IBM Notes
8 30 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 29 (1.23%) WebSphere
10 28 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
10 28 (1.19%) Confluence
10 28 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 22 (0.93%) CMS
12 19 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 16 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (0.55%) Apache
16 8 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 802 (33.95%) MS Office
2 519 (21.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 276 (11.69%) MS Project
4 247 (10.46%) MS Visio
5 59 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
6 23 (0.97%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.30%) SPSS
9 6 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.21%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.13%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.085%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.085%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.085%) LaTeX
13 1 (0.042%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.042%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.042%) InDesign
13 1 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 158 (6.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 19 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (0.68%) Eloqua
6 11 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
7 10 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (0.38%) Beauchamp
8 9 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
9 8 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
9 8 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 7 (0.30%) assyst
10 7 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
11 6 (0.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 6 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
12 5 (0.21%) Markit EDM
12 5 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 140 (5.93%) Office 365
2 118 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.31%) PaaS
4 27 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (1.02%) SaaS
6 22 (0.93%) IaaS
7 16 (0.68%) Yammer
8 11 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (0.47%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.34%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.17%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.17%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.17%) Veeva
13 3 (0.13%) Force.com
13 3 (0.13%) GitHub
13 3 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
14 2 (0.085%) Adobe Analytics
14 2 (0.085%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 103 (4.36%) DNS
2 102 (4.32%) Firewall
3 95 (4.02%) TCP/IP
4 67 (2.84%) DHCP
5 66 (2.79%) Internet
6 49 (2.07%) WAN
7 46 (1.95%) Network Security
8 45 (1.91%) Wireless
9 43 (1.82%) LAN
10 42 (1.78%) SAN
10 42 (1.78%) VPN
11 32 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (1.23%) HTTP
13 28 (1.19%) Skype
14 25 (1.06%) Intranet
14 25 (1.06%) LDAP
14 25 (1.06%) VoIP
15 19 (0.80%) OSPF
16 18 (0.76%) NAS
17 17 (0.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (19.90%) SQL Server
2 159 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 159 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 109 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 108 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
5 83 (3.51%) MS Access
6 80 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 77 (3.26%) Relational Database
8 67 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 59 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 44 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
11 35 (1.48%) QlikView
12 31 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 31 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
13 30 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (1.14%) Big Data
14 27 (1.14%) Power BI
15 25 (1.06%) OLAP
16 23 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 21 (0.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 97 (4.11%) JIRA
2 76 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (2.79%) Visual Studio
4 25 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 22 (0.93%) Subversion
6 20 (0.85%) TeamCity
7 17 (0.72%) MSBuild
7 17 (0.72%) NUnit
8 15 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 12 (0.51%) Git (software)
11 11 (0.47%) MSTest
11 11 (0.47%) Selenium
12 9 (0.38%) Moq
12 9 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (0.38%) Rhino Mocks
13 8 (0.34%) Axure RP
13 8 (0.34%) Toad
13 8 (0.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 7 (0.30%) SoapUI
General
1 764 (32.35%) Finance
2 283 (11.98%) Banking
3 105 (4.45%) Retail
4 103 (4.36%) Marketing
5 101 (4.28%) Investment Banking
6 80 (3.39%) Legal
7 69 (2.92%) Law
8 66 (2.79%) Telecoms
9 61 (2.58%) Front Office
10 50 (2.12%) Back Office
11 43 (1.82%) Advertising
12 32 (1.35%) Publishing
13 29 (1.23%) Financial Institution
14 27 (1.14%) Billing
15 20 (0.85%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.59%) French Language
16 14 (0.59%) Spanish Language
17 12 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.51%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.42%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 653 (27.65%) Analyst
2 405 (17.15%) Developer
3 174 (7.37%) Project Manager
4 141 (5.97%) Business Analyst
5 123 (5.21%) Consultant
6 116 (4.91%) Service Analyst
7 108 (4.57%) Architect
8 99 (4.19%) Support Analyst
9 96 (4.06%) Data Analyst
10 95 (4.02%) .NET Developer
11 84 (3.56%) C# Developer
12 81 (3.43%) Administrator
13 79 (3.34%) SQL Developer
14 73 (3.09%) Service Desk Analyst
15 72 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support
15 72 (3.05%) Support Engineer
16 59 (2.50%) IT Support
17 58 (2.46%) IT Analyst
17 58 (2.46%) IT Manager
18 49 (2.07%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (12.32%) .NET
2 128 (5.42%) HTML
3 89 (3.77%) XML
4 85 (3.60%) ASP.NET
4 85 (3.60%) CSS
5 74 (3.13%) Web Services
6 72 (3.05%) .NET Framework
7 59 (2.50%) jQuery
8 43 (1.82%) HTML5
9 40 (1.69%) WPF
10 36 (1.52%) Ajax
10 36 (1.52%) WCF
11 29 (1.23%) WinForms
12 27 (1.14%) Middleware
13 26 (1.10%) MDX
14 25 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (1.02%) AngularJS
15 24 (1.02%) COM
16 18 (0.76%) KnockoutJS
17 17 (0.72%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 359 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (6.22%) Management Information System
3 106 (4.49%) Data Centre
4 69 (2.92%) Blackberry
5 50 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 48 (2.03%) User Experience
7 42 (1.78%) Visualisation
8 35 (1.48%) Fixed Income
9 34 (1.44%) Clustering
9 34 (1.44%) Equities
10 29 (1.23%) Derivative
10 29 (1.23%) NHS
11 27 (1.14%) Credit Risk
11 27 (1.14%) Statistics
12 24 (1.02%) Data Structures
12 24 (1.02%) Replication
12 24 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 21 (0.89%) Fat Client
13 21 (0.89%) Smartphone
13 21 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 577 (24.43%) Windows
2 214 (9.06%) Windows Server
3 175 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 144 (6.10%) Linux
5 98 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 83 (3.51%) Windows 8
8 81 (3.43%) Unix
9 49 (2.07%) Windows 10
10 46 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 45 (1.91%) Apple iOS
12 40 (1.69%) Mac OS X
13 36 (1.52%) Android
14 31 (1.31%) Windows XP
15 23 (0.97%) Solaris
16 15 (0.64%) Mac OS
16 15 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (0.55%) Windows Phone
18 10 (0.42%) SUSE
19 7 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (15.03%) Project Management
3 292 (12.36%) ITIL
4 236 (9.99%) Migration
5 230 (9.74%) CRM
6 222 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 184 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
8 176 (7.45%) PRINCE2
9 157 (6.65%) Change Management
10 127 (5.38%) Data Analysis
11 126 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 119 (5.04%) Service Management
13 115 (4.87%) Business Analysis
14 106 (4.49%) Time Management
15 101 (4.28%) Scrum
16 99 (4.19%) Analytics
17 96 (4.06%) Data Modelling
18 95 (4.02%) Service Delivery
19 94 (3.98%) Data Management
19 94 (3.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 542 (22.95%) SQL
2 264 (11.18%) C#
3 163 (6.90%) VBA
4 146 (6.18%) T-SQL
5 145 (6.14%) PowerShell
6 124 (5.25%) JavaScript
7 87 (3.68%) Java
8 64 (2.71%) Python
9 62 (2.62%) VB
10 52 (2.20%) C
11 45 (1.91%) PL/SQL
12 35 (1.48%) VB.NET
13 33 (1.40%) VBScript
14 31 (1.31%) Perl
15 23 (0.97%) C++
16 19 (0.80%) Shell Script
17 18 (0.76%) R
18 15 (0.64%) Ruby
19 14 (0.59%) PHP
20 12 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 209 (8.85%) Degree
2 170 (7.20%) Security Cleared
3 90 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 86 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (2.20%) MCSE
6 43 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 39 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (1.65%) MCP
8 35 (1.48%) PMI Certification
9 32 (1.35%) CCNA
9 32 (1.35%) MCSA
10 31 (1.31%) PMP
11 28 (1.19%) DV Cleared
12 25 (1.06%) ISEB
13 24 (1.02%) ISTQB
13 24 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 21 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 16 (0.68%) CCNP
17 15 (0.64%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (4.15%) QA
2 72 (3.05%) SLA
3 52 (2.20%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.25%) MiFID
8 5 (0.21%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.17%) Basel II
10 3 (0.13%) Basel III
10 3 (0.13%) GPG13
10 3 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.13%) P3O
10 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.13%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.085%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.085%) DICOM
11 2 (0.085%) HL7
11 2 (0.085%) ISO20022
11 2 (0.085%) SEPA
System Software
1 387 (16.38%) Active Directory
2 126 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.41%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.48%) XenApp
5 33 (1.40%) vSphere
6 18 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (0.72%) XenDesktop
8 13 (0.55%) Docker
8 13 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (0.55%) NFS
9 12 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.47%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.47%) UAG
11 8 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (0.34%) Firmware
11 8 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (0.34%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 84 (3.56%) SCCM
2 57 (2.41%) SCOM
3 35 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (1.14%) Puppet
5 21 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 16 (0.68%) Backup Exec
8 14 (0.59%) Ansible
9 13 (0.55%) Nagios
10 12 (0.51%) WSUS
11 10 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 9 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 8 (0.34%) Cacti
13 8 (0.34%) IBM BigFix
13 8 (0.34%) SmokePing
13 8 (0.34%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 5 (0.21%) AirWatch
14 5 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 5 (0.21%) vRealize
14 5 (0.21%) WMI
Vendors
1 1432 (60.63%) Microsoft
2 241 (10.20%) Oracle
3 158 (6.69%) VMware
4 148 (6.27%) Citrix
5 122 (5.17%) Cisco
6 102 (4.32%) SAP
7 71 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
8 67 (2.84%) HP
9 63 (2.67%) IBM
10 48 (2.03%) Remedy
11 40 (1.69%) Tableau
12 39 (1.65%) CheckPoint
13 37 (1.57%) Apple
13 37 (1.57%) Symantec
14 35 (1.48%) Google
15 34 (1.44%) Bloomberg
16 32 (1.35%) Lotus
16 32 (1.35%) ServiceNow
17 31 (1.31%) Dell
18 30 (1.27%) Sybase
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £130.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ilford
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ebury
Rate: £425.00 - £443.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Skilliantech Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
JM
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £100.00 - £135.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £295 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £43,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £highly competitive
Posted: 5 days ago