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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 36 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1171 1348 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.09% 6.02% 5.86%
As % of the Applications category 50.58% 53.62% 50.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 875 869
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £192 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 62 88
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.30 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.51% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £35.00 £33.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -5.08%
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
2315 2514 2733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.06% 11.22% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1644 1624 1744
Average daily rate £380 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 144 175
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £35.00 £31.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 175 £425 +9.67% 68
Canary Wharf +5 12 £365 -30.47%
Croydon -17 10 £335 -32.32% 3
Uxbridge -4 8 £400 +13.31% 3
Feltham +4 5 £411 +27.51% 1
Bromley -15 5 £303 +10.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +5 4 £275 - 4
Osterley - 4 £116 -
Hammersmith +5 3 £425 -
Southall - 3 £200 -
Paddington +5 2 - -
Westminster -12 2 £300 -
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Greenford - 2 - -
Ilford - 2 £463 -
New Malden - 2 - - 1
Docklands, London +5 1 £350 -15.15%
Chessington - 1 - -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1320 (58.10%) Microsoft
2 770 (33.89%) Finance
3 768 (33.80%) MS Office
4 575 (25.31%) SQL
5 530 (23.33%) Windows
6 504 (22.18%) SQL Server
7 458 (20.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 368 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
9 347 (15.27%) Project Management
10 345 (15.18%) Banking
11 330 (14.52%) .NET
12 327 (14.39%) Active Directory
13 301 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
14 300 (13.20%) C#
15 264 (11.62%) SharePoint
16 260 (11.44%) MS Project
17 242 (10.65%) ITIL
18 238 (10.48%) Migration
19 225 (9.90%) CRM
20 219 (9.64%) MS Visio
21 206 (9.07%) VBA
21 206 (9.07%) Degree
22 200 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
23 189 (8.32%) Windows Server
24 188 (8.27%) PRINCE2
25 184 (8.10%) Windows 7
26 181 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
27 180 (7.92%) Oracle
28 176 (7.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 175 (7.70%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 264 (11.62%) SharePoint
2 106 (4.67%) MS Exchange
3 73 (3.21%) IIS
4 55 (2.42%) Skype for Business
5 40 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 37 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 32 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 31 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 25 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
10 22 (0.97%) CMS
11 21 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
11 21 (0.92%) SAS
12 20 (0.88%) Confluence
12 20 (0.88%) WebSphere
13 18 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (0.66%) IBM Notes
15 10 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (0.44%) MS Project Server
16 8 (0.35%) WordPress
17 7 (0.31%) Apache
Applications
1 768 (33.80%) MS Office
2 458 (20.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 260 (11.44%) MS Project
4 219 (9.64%) MS Visio
5 47 (2.07%) Spreadsheet
6 25 (1.10%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.62%) Acrobat
8 9 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
9 8 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.22%) SPSS
12 3 (0.13%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.088%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.088%) InDesign
13 2 (0.088%) LaTeX
13 2 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.044%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.044%) PTC Creo
14 1 (0.044%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 143 (6.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 23 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.53%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 12 (0.53%) SAP MM
5 11 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 5 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.18%) CA PPM
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.18%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.18%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 98 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (3.92%) Office 365
3 37 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.75%) SaaS
5 15 (0.66%) Google Analytics
5 15 (0.66%) PaaS
6 12 (0.53%) Yammer
7 9 (0.40%) IaaS
8 8 (0.35%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.22%) Force.com
10 4 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.18%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.18%) Veeva
11 3 (0.13%) GitHub
11 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.088%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.088%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.088%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (2.95%) Firewall
2 62 (2.73%) DNS
2 62 (2.73%) Internet
3 60 (2.64%) TCP/IP
4 40 (1.76%) VPN
5 35 (1.54%) LAN
5 35 (1.54%) WAN
6 32 (1.41%) DHCP
7 31 (1.36%) Network Security
8 29 (1.28%) Intranet
9 28 (1.23%) Skype
10 22 (0.97%) SAN
11 21 (0.92%) WebEx
12 20 (0.88%) Wireless
13 18 (0.79%) HTTP
14 17 (0.75%) NetScaler
15 16 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (0.57%) VoIP
17 11 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (22.18%) SQL Server
2 176 (7.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 175 (7.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 125 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 122 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 119 (5.24%) MS Access
7 99 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
8 84 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 61 (2.68%) Relational Database
10 57 (2.51%) Oracle Database
11 35 (1.54%) QlikView
11 35 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 32 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
13 31 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
14 30 (1.32%) MySQL
15 28 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
16 24 (1.06%) RDBMS
16 24 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
17 21 (0.92%) Big Data
17 21 (0.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 66 (2.90%) JIRA
2 55 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 28 (1.23%) TeamCity
5 27 (1.19%) Subversion
6 25 (1.10%) Jenkins
7 20 (0.88%) MSBuild
8 17 (0.75%) Git (software)
8 17 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (0.57%) SpecFlow
10 11 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (0.44%) FitNesse
12 7 (0.31%) NuGet
12 7 (0.31%) Toad
12 7 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 6 (0.26%) NUnit
13 6 (0.26%) PeopleTools
13 6 (0.26%) Selenium
14 5 (0.22%) MSTest
14 5 (0.22%) WiX
General
1 770 (33.89%) Finance
2 345 (15.18%) Banking
3 94 (4.14%) Investment Banking
4 93 (4.09%) Retail
5 85 (3.74%) Marketing
6 81 (3.57%) Legal
7 77 (3.39%) Law
8 70 (3.08%) Front Office
9 53 (2.33%) Telecoms
10 48 (2.11%) Back Office
11 44 (1.94%) Financial Institution
12 42 (1.85%) Advertising
13 23 (1.01%) Publishing
14 22 (0.97%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.62%) Retail Banking
16 12 (0.53%) General Ledger
16 12 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.48%) Billing
18 9 (0.40%) Electronics
18 9 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 653 (28.74%) Analyst
2 445 (19.59%) Developer
3 158 (6.95%) Business Analyst
4 149 (6.56%) Project Manager
5 122 (5.37%) .NET Developer
6 112 (4.93%) C# Developer
7 111 (4.89%) Consultant
8 99 (4.36%) SQL Developer
9 95 (4.18%) Data Analyst
10 93 (4.09%) Service Analyst
10 93 (4.09%) Support Analyst
11 89 (3.92%) Administrator
12 88 (3.87%) Architect
12 88 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
13 68 (2.99%) Support Engineer
14 67 (2.95%) 2nd Line Support
15 64 (2.82%) Service Desk Analyst
16 61 (2.68%) IT Support
17 55 (2.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 48 (2.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (14.52%) .NET
2 109 (4.80%) HTML
3 98 (4.31%) ASP.NET
4 79 (3.48%) .NET Framework
5 77 (3.39%) CSS
6 68 (2.99%) Web Services
7 62 (2.73%) XML
8 58 (2.55%) jQuery
9 45 (1.98%) WinForms
10 44 (1.94%) WPF
11 43 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (1.67%) HTML5
13 36 (1.58%) WCF
14 31 (1.36%) Ajax
15 24 (1.06%) MDX
16 23 (1.01%) AngularJS
17 19 (0.84%) Entity Framework
17 19 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (0.79%) COM
19 17 (0.75%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 301 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 75 (3.30%) Data Centre
4 56 (2.46%) Blackberry
5 47 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 35 (1.54%) Fixed Income
7 34 (1.50%) User Experience
8 33 (1.45%) NHS
8 33 (1.45%) Visualisation
9 31 (1.36%) Replication
10 30 (1.32%) Clustering
11 28 (1.23%) Equities
12 27 (1.19%) Statistics
13 25 (1.10%) Credit Risk
14 24 (1.06%) Mathematics
15 23 (1.01%) Derivative
15 23 (1.01%) Hedge funds
16 22 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
17 21 (0.92%) iPad
17 21 (0.92%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 530 (23.33%) Windows
2 189 (8.32%) Windows Server
3 184 (8.10%) Windows 7
4 91 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (3.39%) Linux
7 75 (3.30%) Windows 8
8 60 (2.64%) Unix
9 49 (2.16%) Apple iOS
10 42 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (1.50%) Windows XP
12 30 (1.32%) Windows 10
13 28 (1.23%) Android
14 21 (0.92%) Mac OS X
15 17 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (0.48%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.44%) Solaris
18 9 (0.40%) SUSE
18 9 (0.40%) Windows Vista
19 7 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (15.27%) Project Management
3 242 (10.65%) ITIL
4 238 (10.48%) Migration
5 225 (9.90%) CRM
6 200 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 188 (8.27%) PRINCE2
8 181 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
9 159 (7.00%) Change Management
10 149 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 114 (5.02%) Data Analysis
12 106 (4.67%) Business Analysis
13 100 (4.40%) Time Management
14 92 (4.05%) Data Modelling
15 86 (3.79%) Scrum
16 84 (3.70%) Risk Management
16 84 (3.70%) SDLC
17 82 (3.61%) Data Migration
17 82 (3.61%) Service Delivery
18 81 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 575 (25.31%) SQL
2 300 (13.20%) C#
3 206 (9.07%) VBA
4 159 (7.00%) T-SQL
5 140 (6.16%) PowerShell
6 124 (5.46%) JavaScript
7 64 (2.82%) VB
8 57 (2.51%) Java
9 55 (2.42%) VB.NET
10 53 (2.33%) C
11 48 (2.11%) Python
12 43 (1.89%) VBScript
13 34 (1.50%) PL/SQL
14 30 (1.32%) C++
15 26 (1.14%) Perl
16 17 (0.75%) PHP
17 15 (0.66%) MATLAB
17 15 (0.66%) Ruby
18 13 (0.57%) R
19 12 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 206 (9.07%) Degree
2 164 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 93 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 75 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (1.76%) MCSE
6 38 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 38 (1.67%) PMI Certification
7 34 (1.50%) ISEB
8 31 (1.36%) PMP
8 31 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 30 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
11 25 (1.10%) ISTQB
12 23 (1.01%) CCNA
13 22 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 18 (0.79%) MCSA
15 17 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 16 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
17 15 (0.66%) MCP
18 14 (0.62%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (3.26%) Data Quality
2 63 (2.77%) QA
3 56 (2.46%) SLA
4 6 (0.26%) Basel II
4 6 (0.26%) P3O
5 4 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.18%) ISO20022
5 4 (0.18%) MiFID
5 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.13%) ISO15022
6 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.13%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.088%) DICOM
7 2 (0.088%) EMIR
7 2 (0.088%) FATCA
7 2 (0.088%) HL7
7 2 (0.088%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.044%) CRD IV
System Software
1 327 (14.39%) Active Directory
2 113 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.54%) XenApp
4 34 (1.50%) vSphere
5 33 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 26 (1.14%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
8 11 (0.48%) Docker
8 11 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 8 (0.35%) UAG
11 7 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.31%) Xen
12 6 (0.26%) Firmware
13 4 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.18%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.13%) NFS
14 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 68 (2.99%) SCCM
2 40 (1.76%) SCOM
3 29 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (0.88%) Puppet
5 16 (0.70%) Ansible
6 12 (0.53%) Backup Exec
7 9 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.31%) SCOrch
9 6 (0.26%) Nagios
9 6 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.26%) WSUS
10 4 (0.18%) Control-M
10 4 (0.18%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.18%) IBM BigFix
10 4 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.18%) Simpana
10 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 3 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1320 (58.10%) Microsoft
2 180 (7.92%) Oracle
3 147 (6.47%) VMware
4 137 (6.03%) Citrix
5 116 (5.11%) SAP
6 81 (3.57%) Cisco
7 73 (3.21%) HP
8 45 (1.98%) IBM
8 45 (1.98%) Remedy
9 44 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
10 43 (1.89%) Bloomberg
11 35 (1.54%) Reuters
12 34 (1.50%) Tableau
13 31 (1.36%) Adobe
14 30 (1.32%) Google
14 30 (1.32%) iManage
15 27 (1.19%) Symantec
16 25 (1.10%) Dell
16 25 (1.10%) Sybase
17 23 (1.01%) SolarWinds
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Aquent
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LA International
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