The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 28 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1449 1279 1676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.99% 5.92% 5.98%
As % of the Applications category 50.24% 48.56% 50.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 826 1027
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £564 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 55 71
Average hourly rate £17.15 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £35.20 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2884 2634 3345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.92% 12.19% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1841 1690 2039
Average daily rate £375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 126 170
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Excel
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 383 £375 -9.63% 157
Uxbridge +7 15 £380 +10.14% 2
Croydon -5 15 £300 -3.22% 1
Canary Wharf +14 14 £250 -31.50%
Feltham -3 5 £275 -24.13%
Docklands, London -13 4 £525 +31.25%
Hammersmith +1 3 £338 -
Wimbledon 0 3 £90 -40.00%
Brentford -1 3 £321 -
Erith - 3 - -
Bromley +1 1 - - 1
Harrow -1 1 £135 +28.57% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -8 1 £170 -
Chiswick -11 1 £170 -
Twickenham - 1 £70 - 2
Ealing - 1 £300 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Finchley - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Ilford - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Barking - - - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Bexleyheath - - - -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1580 (58.22%) Microsoft
2 891 (32.83%) MS Office
3 850 (31.32%) Finance
4 706 (26.01%) Windows
5 693 (25.53%) SQL
6 585 (21.55%) MS PowerPoint
7 515 (18.98%) SQL Server
8 446 (16.43%) Banking
9 429 (15.81%) Project Management
10 417 (15.36%) Active Directory
11 361 (13.30%) SharePoint
12 358 (13.19%) ITIL
13 350 (12.90%) MS Project
14 331 (12.20%) .NET
15 325 (11.97%) MS Visio
16 316 (11.64%) Degree
17 289 (10.65%) Windows 7
18 237 (8.73%) C#
19 229 (8.44%) Oracle
20 228 (8.40%) PRINCE2
21 226 (8.33%) Migration
22 213 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 202 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
24 189 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
25 188 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 185 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
26 185 (6.82%) Security Cleared
27 180 (6.63%) MS Exchange
28 174 (6.41%) VMware
29 172 (6.34%) Investment Banking

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 361 (13.30%) SharePoint
2 180 (6.63%) MS Exchange
3 76 (2.80%) IIS
4 71 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 70 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 66 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 51 (1.88%) IBM Notes
8 43 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 34 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 32 (1.18%) Lync
10 32 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 30 (1.11%) SAS
12 29 (1.07%) CMS
13 28 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
14 22 (0.81%) MS Project Server
15 17 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
17 12 (0.44%) Tomcat
18 11 (0.41%) WebSphere
18 11 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 891 (32.83%) MS Office
2 585 (21.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 350 (12.90%) MS Project
4 325 (11.97%) MS Visio
5 41 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
6 32 (1.18%) PowerPivot
7 20 (0.74%) InfoPath
8 12 (0.44%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
10 7 (0.26%) SPSS
11 6 (0.22%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.18%) InDesign
12 5 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.15%) Stata
14 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
15 2 (0.074%) ProjectWise
15 2 (0.074%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.074%) RoboHelp
16 1 (0.037%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 79 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.81%) SAP HR
4 17 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.29%) SAP CRM
7 7 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.26%) SAP SRM
7 7 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
8 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.18%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.15%) SAP BPC
9 4 (0.15%) CA Clarity
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
9 4 (0.15%) Summit
10 3 (0.11%) ZaiNet
10 3 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.18%) Office 365
2 26 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.52%) SaaS
4 8 (0.29%) Google Apps
4 8 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (0.22%) PaaS
6 5 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.074%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.074%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.037%) Taleo
8 1 (0.037%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.037%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 101 (3.72%) DNS
2 91 (3.35%) Internet
3 85 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 78 (2.87%) DHCP
5 70 (2.58%) LAN
6 63 (2.32%) SAN
7 57 (2.10%) WAN
7 57 (2.10%) Firewall
8 47 (1.73%) VPN
9 40 (1.47%) Intranet
10 33 (1.22%) LDAP
11 32 (1.18%) NAS
12 25 (0.92%) VoIP
13 20 (0.74%) Wireless
14 17 (0.63%) HTTP
15 15 (0.55%) FTP
15 15 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (0.44%) Broadband
17 11 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (0.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 213 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 188 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 159 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
5 150 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 147 (5.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 142 (5.23%) MS Access
8 97 (3.57%) Relational Database
9 69 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 48 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
11 47 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 47 (1.73%) Data Mining
12 46 (1.69%) Oracle Database
13 43 (1.58%) RDBMS
14 40 (1.47%) QlikView
15 39 (1.44%) OLAP
16 29 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
17 28 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
18 23 (0.85%) MySQL
19 17 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 80 (2.95%) Visual Studio
2 47 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (0.99%) JIRA
4 26 (0.96%) Subversion
5 21 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
6 18 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
6 18 (0.66%) Toad
7 17 (0.63%) Maven
8 16 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 15 (0.55%) NUnit
10 14 (0.52%) JDeveloper
10 14 (0.52%) JUnit
11 13 (0.48%) SpecFlow
12 12 (0.44%) Moq
12 12 (0.44%) Git (software)
13 11 (0.41%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.33%) InstallShield
14 9 (0.33%) Rhino Mocks
14 9 (0.33%) MSTest
15 8 (0.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 850 (31.32%) Finance
2 446 (16.43%) Banking
3 172 (6.34%) Investment Banking
4 143 (5.27%) Legal
5 134 (4.94%) Retail
6 114 (4.20%) Law
7 96 (3.54%) Front Office
8 87 (3.21%) Marketing
9 83 (3.06%) Back Office
10 73 (2.69%) Financial Institution
11 65 (2.39%) Telecoms
12 52 (1.92%) Advertising
13 38 (1.40%) Retail Banking
14 35 (1.29%) Publishing
15 20 (0.74%) Billing
16 19 (0.70%) Games
16 19 (0.70%) French Language
17 17 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.59%) Manufacturing
19 13 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 904 (33.31%) Analyst
2 426 (15.70%) Developer
3 243 (8.95%) Business Analyst
4 168 (6.19%) Project Manager
5 139 (5.12%) Support Analyst
6 130 (4.79%) Consultant
7 121 (4.46%) Data Analyst
8 110 (4.05%) Service Analyst
9 106 (3.91%) Architect
10 103 (3.80%) Support Engineer
11 98 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
12 94 (3.46%) Administrator
13 92 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
14 84 (3.10%) SQL Developer
15 73 (2.69%) Desktop Support
16 70 (2.58%) Coordinator
17 60 (2.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 56 (2.06%) .NET Developer
19 54 (1.99%) Senior Developer
20 52 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (12.20%) .NET
2 153 (5.64%) XML
3 144 (5.31%) HTML
4 123 (4.53%) ASP.NET
5 91 (3.35%) CSS
6 81 (2.98%) Web Services
7 73 (2.69%) jQuery
8 60 (2.21%) .NET Framework
8 60 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (1.77%) Ajax
9 48 (1.77%) WCF
10 43 (1.58%) Middleware
10 43 (1.58%) MDX
11 37 (1.36%) REST
12 35 (1.29%) HTML5
13 34 (1.25%) JSON
14 30 (1.11%) WPF
14 30 (1.11%) XSLT
15 29 (1.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 28 (1.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 149 (5.49%) Blackberry
2 127 (4.68%) Management Information System
3 68 (2.51%) NHS
4 61 (2.25%) Derivative
5 45 (1.66%) Computer Science
5 45 (1.66%) PMI
6 41 (1.51%) Hedge funds
7 38 (1.40%) Data Integration
7 38 (1.40%) Fixed Income
8 37 (1.36%) Clustering
8 37 (1.36%) Credit Risk
9 34 (1.25%) Equities
10 27 (0.99%) Market Risk
11 25 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 25 (0.92%) Handset
11 25 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 23 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (0.85%) iPhone
13 22 (0.81%) Visualisation
13 22 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 706 (26.01%) Windows
2 289 (10.65%) Windows 7
3 189 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 167 (6.15%) Windows XP
5 132 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 91 (3.35%) UNIX
7 88 (3.24%) Linux
8 36 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (0.92%) Windows 8
10 21 (0.77%) Windows 2000
11 19 (0.70%) Windows Vista
12 15 (0.55%) Android
13 13 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.41%) Solaris
15 10 (0.37%) Apple iOS
15 10 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (0.29%) AIX
17 5 (0.18%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (15.81%) Project Management
2 358 (13.19%) ITIL
3 228 (8.40%) PRINCE2
4 226 (8.33%) Migration
5 202 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 185 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
7 168 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
8 153 (5.64%) Business Analysis
9 138 (5.08%) Workflow
10 136 (5.01%) CRM
11 133 (4.90%) Change Management
12 132 (4.86%) Data Analysis
13 125 (4.61%) ETL
14 116 (4.27%) Time Management
15 112 (4.13%) Document Management
16 101 (3.72%) Service Delivery
17 97 (3.57%) Service Management
17 97 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
18 95 (3.50%) Asset Management
19 93 (3.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 693 (25.53%) SQL
2 237 (8.73%) C#
3 165 (6.08%) VBA
4 163 (6.01%) T-SQL
5 124 (4.57%) Java
6 120 (4.42%) JavaScript
7 85 (3.13%) VB
8 75 (2.76%) PL/SQL
9 55 (2.03%) PowerShell
10 50 (1.84%) C
11 40 (1.47%) C++
12 35 (1.29%) Python
13 32 (1.18%) VB.NET
14 26 (0.96%) VBScript
15 18 (0.66%) Perl
16 16 (0.59%) Ruby
17 15 (0.55%) PHP
18 10 (0.37%) Shell Script
19 8 (0.29%) R
20 6 (0.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 316 (11.64%) Degree
2 185 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 131 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 112 (4.13%) SC Cleared
5 78 (2.87%) PMI Certification
6 76 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
7 63 (2.32%) MCSE
8 61 (2.25%) MCP
9 54 (1.99%) DV Cleared
10 43 (1.58%) PMP
11 40 (1.47%) MCITP
12 37 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 36 (1.33%) ISEB
14 27 (0.99%) MCTS
15 22 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 21 (0.77%) MCDST
17 18 (0.66%) CISSP
18 17 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
19 16 (0.59%) CISA
19 16 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (4.79%) QA
2 61 (2.25%) SLA
3 41 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.55%) EMIR
6 14 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
7 13 (0.48%) P3O
8 11 (0.41%) ISO 9000
8 11 (0.41%) Basel III
9 10 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.22%) CRD IV
10 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.18%) COREP
11 5 (0.18%) FINREP
12 4 (0.15%) MiFID
13 3 (0.11%) Basel II
14 2 (0.074%) FATCA
14 2 (0.074%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.037%) COBIT
15 1 (0.037%) Solvency II
System Software
1 417 (15.36%) Active Directory
2 126 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (1.51%) XenApp
4 33 (1.22%) VMware ESX
5 31 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 28 (1.03%) vSphere
7 22 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 20 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.63%) XenDesktop
10 15 (0.55%) ISA Server
11 14 (0.52%) XenServer
12 11 (0.41%) NFS
13 8 (0.29%) Terminal Server
14 7 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.11%) Xen
15 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.074%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.074%) UAG
16 2 (0.074%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.074%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 78 (2.87%) SCCM
2 38 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (0.66%) Backup Exec
4 16 (0.59%) WSUS
5 15 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 14 (0.52%) Puppet
7 12 (0.44%) SCOM
7 12 (0.44%) Tivoli
8 9 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 9 (0.33%) OpenView
8 9 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 8 (0.29%) MAILsweeper
10 7 (0.26%) MOM
10 7 (0.26%) Cacti
10 7 (0.26%) OpenNMS
10 7 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.18%) MIMEsweeper
12 4 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.15%) DameWare
Vendors
1 1580 (58.22%) Microsoft
2 229 (8.44%) Oracle
3 174 (6.41%) VMware
4 163 (6.01%) Citrix
5 120 (4.42%) SAP
6 73 (2.69%) Cisco
7 64 (2.36%) HP
8 57 (2.10%) Business Objects
9 53 (1.95%) Lotus
10 41 (1.51%) Adobe
11 39 (1.44%) Bloomberg
12 31 (1.14%) IBM
13 30 (1.11%) Reuters
14 28 (1.03%) Google
14 28 (1.03%) Sybase
15 27 (0.99%) Symantec
16 26 (0.96%) ServiceNow
17 25 (0.92%) Apple
18 22 (0.81%) EMC
19 21 (0.77%) Remedy
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