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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 40 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1112 1156 1362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.18% 5.12% 5.79%
As % of the Applications category 54.64% 48.92% 49.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 712 953
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 61 78
Median hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £22.00 £22.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -
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
2035 2363 2727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.48% 10.47% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 1546 1887
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 114 162
Median hourly rate £17.30 £16.00 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £9.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £24.07 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -7 151 £450 +28.57% 59
Bromley +10 17 £501 +29.16%
Canary Wharf +5 15 £344 -23.61%
Docklands, London - 9 £350 -
Hounslow +4 5 £250 +25.00% 2
Croydon -22 5 £114 -66.37% 2
Feltham - 5 £176 -
Dagenham - 4 - -
Westminster -3 3 £310 -22.50%
Harrow - 3 £415 -
Uxbridge -3 2 £338 +50.00% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -4 2 - - 5
New Malden - 2 - - 1
Brentford +5 1 £145 -63.29% 1
Paddington +2 1 - -
Twickenham +1 1 £120 -
Greenwich +1 1 £113 -47.05%
Enfield - 1 £300 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £477 -
Barking - 1 - - 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 1428 (61.47%) Microsoft
2 754 (32.46%) Finance
3 750 (32.29%) MS Office
4 561 (24.15%) Windows
5 521 (22.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 504 (21.70%) SQL
7 465 (20.02%) Agile Software Development
8 448 (19.29%) SQL Server
9 402 (17.31%) Project Management
10 387 (16.66%) Analytical Skills
11 382 (16.44%) Active Directory
12 342 (14.72%) Banking
13 307 (13.22%) MS Visio
14 304 (13.09%) MS Project
15 282 (12.14%) SharePoint
16 280 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
17 278 (11.97%) .NET
18 259 (11.15%) C#
18 259 (11.15%) ITIL
19 249 (10.72%) Degree
20 215 (9.26%) Oracle
21 207 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
22 198 (8.52%) PRINCE2
23 196 (8.44%) Security Cleared
24 195 (8.39%) Migration
25 181 (7.79%) Data Analysis
26 179 (7.71%) Change Management
27 171 (7.36%) Office 365
28 170 (7.32%) Windows Server
29 164 (7.06%) CRM

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
1 282 (12.14%) SharePoint
2 101 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 94 (4.05%) Skype for Business
4 66 (2.84%) IIS
5 49 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 46 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
7 38 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 37 (1.59%) IBM Notes
9 30 (1.29%) Confluence
10 25 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 23 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
12 22 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
12 22 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
12 22 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
13 21 (0.90%) SAS
14 16 (0.69%) Apache
14 16 (0.69%) CMS
14 16 (0.69%) Tomcat
14 16 (0.69%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 750 (32.29%) MS Office
2 521 (22.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 307 (13.22%) MS Visio
4 304 (13.09%) MS Project
5 59 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.69%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.30%) SPSS
9 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.17%) InDesign
10 2 (0.086%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.086%) Stata
11 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.043%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.043%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.043%) Revit
Business Applications
1 127 (5.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
7 12 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (0.47%) Eloqua
8 11 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
9 10 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 9 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
10 9 (0.39%) Primavera
11 7 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
11 7 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
11 7 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
11 7 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
12 6 (0.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 6 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
13 5 (0.22%) CA PPM
14 4 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 171 (7.36%) Office 365
2 153 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (1.33%) SaaS
5 27 (1.16%) Yammer
6 25 (1.08%) IaaS
6 25 (1.08%) PaaS
7 17 (0.73%) OneDrive
8 15 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
9 12 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (0.52%) Google Analytics
10 11 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.30%) Google Drive
12 6 (0.26%) G Suite
12 6 (0.26%) GitHub
13 4 (0.17%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.086%) Adobe Analytics
15 2 (0.086%) Flurry Analytics
16 1 (0.043%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 93 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 82 (3.53%) DNS
3 77 (3.31%) Firewall
4 64 (2.76%) Internet
5 53 (2.28%) SAN
6 52 (2.24%) Skype
7 50 (2.15%) DHCP
8 44 (1.89%) VPN
9 43 (1.85%) Wireless
10 39 (1.68%) LAN
10 39 (1.68%) WAN
11 28 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (1.16%) VoIP
13 26 (1.12%) iSCSI
14 25 (1.08%) HTTP
14 25 (1.08%) Network Security
15 23 (0.99%) NAS
16 21 (0.90%) VLAN
17 19 (0.82%) IP Telephony
18 16 (0.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (19.29%) SQL Server
2 153 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 136 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 110 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
5 90 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 75 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 64 (2.76%) MS Access
8 50 (2.15%) Relational Database
9 46 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (1.81%) Data Mining
11 41 (1.76%) Big Data
12 39 (1.68%) Power BI
13 38 (1.64%) Oracle Database
14 34 (1.46%) Hadoop
15 30 (1.29%) QlikView
16 29 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
17 27 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
18 23 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
19 21 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 20 (0.86%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 106 (4.56%) JIRA
2 68 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (2.67%) Visual Studio
4 39 (1.68%) Subversion
5 28 (1.21%) Git (software)
6 22 (0.95%) Jenkins
7 13 (0.56%) Maven
7 13 (0.56%) TeamCity
8 9 (0.39%) NUnit
8 9 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (0.34%) SoapUI
9 8 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (0.34%) Zephyr
10 7 (0.30%) Ant
10 7 (0.30%) ClearQuest
10 7 (0.30%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.30%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.26%) NetBeans
11 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.22%) HP UFT
General
1 754 (32.46%) Finance
2 342 (14.72%) Banking
3 162 (6.97%) Retail
4 115 (4.95%) Investment Banking
5 85 (3.66%) Marketing
6 81 (3.49%) Legal
7 72 (3.10%) Law
8 62 (2.67%) Advertising
9 60 (2.58%) Front Office
10 58 (2.50%) Telecoms
11 54 (2.32%) Back Office
12 31 (1.33%) Retail Banking
13 29 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
14 20 (0.86%) Billing
14 20 (0.86%) Publishing
15 19 (0.82%) Manufacturing
16 18 (0.77%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.69%) Games
18 14 (0.60%) German Language
19 13 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 589 (25.36%) Analyst
2 378 (16.27%) Developer
3 162 (6.97%) Project Manager
4 151 (6.50%) Business Analyst
5 148 (6.37%) Architect
6 110 (4.74%) Consultant
7 100 (4.30%) Support Engineer
8 96 (4.13%) Administrator
9 89 (3.83%) Service Analyst
10 82 (3.53%) Data Analyst
11 81 (3.49%) .NET Developer
11 81 (3.49%) Support Analyst
12 64 (2.76%) Desktop Support
13 63 (2.71%) SQL Developer
14 62 (2.67%) Service Desk Analyst
15 61 (2.63%) C# Developer
16 60 (2.58%) IT Support
17 58 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support
18 52 (2.24%) Desktop Engineer
19 50 (2.15%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (11.97%) .NET
2 100 (4.30%) XML
3 97 (4.18%) HTML
4 82 (3.53%) ASP.NET
5 77 (3.31%) Web Services
6 74 (3.19%) CSS
7 54 (2.32%) .NET Framework
8 48 (2.07%) jQuery
9 45 (1.94%) AngularJS
10 36 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (1.42%) COM
12 29 (1.25%) WCF
13 26 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (1.12%) Middleware
13 26 (1.12%) XSLT
14 24 (1.03%) WPF
15 20 (0.86%) HTML5
15 20 (0.86%) SOAP
16 19 (0.82%) JSON
16 19 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 387 (16.66%) Analytical Skills
2 158 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 83 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 57 (2.45%) Blackberry
5 51 (2.20%) User Experience
6 50 (2.15%) Equities
7 43 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 39 (1.68%) Smartphone
9 37 (1.59%) Data Structures
10 34 (1.46%) Fixed Income
10 34 (1.46%) Virtual Team
11 33 (1.42%) Derivative
11 33 (1.42%) Visualisation
12 29 (1.25%) Clustering
13 27 (1.16%) e-Learning
13 27 (1.16%) Mathematics
14 25 (1.08%) Data Integration
15 24 (1.03%) iPhone
16 23 (0.99%) NHS
17 22 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 561 (24.15%) Windows
2 170 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 132 (5.68%) Windows 7
4 109 (4.69%) Linux
5 78 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (3.01%) Windows 8
7 69 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 60 (2.58%) Windows 10
9 55 (2.37%) Unix
10 42 (1.81%) Mac OS X
11 41 (1.76%) Android
12 38 (1.64%) Apple iOS
13 33 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (1.21%) Windows XP
15 17 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (0.69%) Solaris
17 11 (0.47%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.26%) VMS
18 6 (0.26%) Windows 2000
19 5 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (20.02%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (17.31%) Project Management
3 280 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 259 (11.15%) ITIL
5 207 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
6 198 (8.52%) PRINCE2
7 195 (8.39%) Migration
8 181 (7.79%) Data Analysis
9 179 (7.71%) Change Management
10 164 (7.06%) CRM
11 133 (5.73%) Business Analysis
12 123 (5.29%) Analytics
13 121 (5.21%) Risk Management
14 120 (5.17%) SDLC
15 109 (4.69%) Service Management
16 107 (4.61%) Data Management
17 103 (4.43%) Data Modelling
17 103 (4.43%) Scrum
18 97 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
18 97 (4.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 504 (21.70%) SQL
2 259 (11.15%) C#
3 148 (6.37%) T-SQL
4 146 (6.28%) VBA
5 108 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 104 (4.48%) Java
7 102 (4.39%) JavaScript
8 67 (2.88%) VB
9 53 (2.28%) C
10 50 (2.15%) Python
11 33 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 32 (1.38%) VB.NET
13 26 (1.12%) C++
14 15 (0.65%) Perl
14 15 (0.65%) PL/SQL
14 15 (0.65%) Scala
15 14 (0.60%) VBScript
16 12 (0.52%) VB6
17 11 (0.47%) R
17 11 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 249 (10.72%) Degree
2 196 (8.44%) Security Cleared
3 127 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 79 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 56 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
5 56 (2.41%) PMP
6 52 (2.24%) MCP
7 49 (2.11%) DV Cleared
8 46 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
9 43 (1.85%) MCSE
10 35 (1.51%) CCNA
11 33 (1.42%) PMI Certification
12 28 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 24 (1.03%) MCSA
14 22 (0.95%) ISEB
15 19 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
15 19 (0.82%) ISTQB
16 17 (0.73%) MCITP
17 15 (0.65%) A+ Certification
18 14 (0.60%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (4.74%) QA
2 67 (2.88%) SLA
3 53 (2.28%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.73%) COBIT
6 14 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
7 13 (0.56%) Basel III
8 9 (0.39%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.30%) MiFID
10 6 (0.26%) CRD IV
10 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.26%) P3O
11 3 (0.13%) WCAG
12 2 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.086%) EMIR
12 2 (0.086%) GxP
12 2 (0.086%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.086%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.086%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.043%) HL7
System Software
1 382 (16.44%) Active Directory
2 90 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.03%) XenApp
5 21 (0.90%) vSphere
6 20 (0.86%) NFS
7 19 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (0.73%) VMware ESX
9 13 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (0.43%) Docker
11 10 (0.43%) KVM
12 9 (0.39%) SRDF
12 9 (0.39%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (0.39%) Xen
13 7 (0.30%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.22%) Samba
14 5 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 80 (3.44%) SCCM
2 34 (1.46%) SCOM
3 21 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
5 14 (0.60%) Backup Exec
5 14 (0.60%) WSUS
6 12 (0.52%) Nagios
6 12 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.52%) Puppet
7 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.26%) WMI
9 5 (0.22%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.22%) Ansible
9 5 (0.22%) Cacti
9 5 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (0.22%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.22%) SmokePing
9 5 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.22%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1428 (61.47%) Microsoft
2 215 (9.26%) Oracle
3 137 (5.90%) VMware
4 124 (5.34%) Cisco
5 119 (5.12%) SAP
6 109 (4.69%) Citrix
7 74 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
8 65 (2.80%) HP
9 52 (2.24%) Google
10 46 (1.98%) IBM
11 41 (1.76%) CheckPoint
12 40 (1.72%) Apple
13 39 (1.68%) Bloomberg
14 37 (1.59%) Lotus
15 36 (1.55%) Remedy
15 36 (1.55%) Sybase
15 36 (1.55%) Tableau
16 27 (1.16%) Reuters
16 27 (1.16%) ServiceNow
17 26 (1.12%) Adobe
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: From £120 to £200 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Michael Page International
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400 - £485 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Orgtel
Rate: £25 - £26 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £27000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
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Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £22000 - £29326 per annum + + benefits+Overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £325 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Sanderson
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £415 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ticketmaster 4 Pentonville Road - London
Ticketmaster
Rate: £30,000 per annum plus benefits
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City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago