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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 29 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1291 1354 1269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.67% 5.69% 6.07%
As % of the Applications category 50.25% 50.19% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 893 800
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 63 85
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.68 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £31.80 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
2569 2698 2534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.29% 11.34% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1761 1715 1594
Average daily rate £358 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £171 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 150 164
Average hourly rate £15.51 £17.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.76% -4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.30 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +1 315 £375 +4.89% 108
Croydon +5 13 £400 -1.90% 4
Canary Wharf +7 11 £388 -16.21%
Bromley +2 8 £148 -57.85% 2
Feltham -4 8 £272 -15.39% 1
Uxbridge -1 6 £250 -1.96% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -10 6 £330 -5.71% 2
Docklands, London +17 5 £600 +20.00%
Brentford -4 4 £488 +47.72% 2
Harrow - 4 - - 1
Hammersmith +2 2 - -
Twickenham 0 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £300 -
Surbiton +4 1 £388 +47.61% 1
Paddington +3 1 - -
Hounslow -1 1 £415 +286.04%
Ealing - 1 - - 2
Wembley - - - - 1
Worcester Park - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 2
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Southall - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1709 (62.28%) Microsoft
2 918 (33.45%) MS Office
3 810 (29.52%) Finance
4 740 (26.97%) Windows
5 735 (26.79%) SQL
6 589 (21.47%) SQL Server
7 545 (19.86%) MS PowerPoint
8 431 (15.71%) Active Directory
9 426 (15.52%) Project Management
10 424 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
11 408 (14.87%) Banking
11 408 (14.87%) MS Project
12 369 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
13 347 (12.65%) .NET
14 324 (11.81%) Windows 7
15 318 (11.59%) SharePoint
16 303 (11.04%) ITIL
17 287 (10.46%) MS Visio
18 285 (10.39%) Oracle
19 276 (10.06%) C#
20 261 (9.51%) Degree
21 257 (9.37%) PRINCE2
22 235 (8.56%) Migration
23 204 (7.43%) VBA
24 198 (7.22%) CRM
25 190 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
26 187 (6.81%) Windows XP
26 187 (6.81%) VMware
27 183 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
28 178 (6.49%) Investment Banking

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 318 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 154 (5.61%) MS Exchange
3 75 (2.73%) IIS
4 72 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 58 (2.11%) Lync
6 45 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 45 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 41 (1.49%) CMS
8 37 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 36 (1.31%) IBM Notes
10 35 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 30 (1.09%) SAS
12 28 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
12 28 (1.02%) Tomcat
12 28 (1.02%) MS Project Server
13 25 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
14 20 (0.73%) WebLogic
14 20 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
15 19 (0.69%) Apache
15 19 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 918 (33.45%) MS Office
2 545 (19.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 408 (14.87%) MS Project
4 287 (10.46%) MS Visio
5 52 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
6 25 (0.91%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.73%) PowerPivot
8 15 (0.55%) SPSS
9 14 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.26%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.22%) InDesign
12 5 (0.18%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.18%) FastStats
13 4 (0.15%) Mingle
14 3 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
14 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
14 3 (0.11%) Stata
15 2 (0.073%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.073%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 130 (4.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.40%) Markit EDM
6 10 (0.36%) SAP BPC
6 10 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
6 10 (0.36%) SAP HR
7 9 (0.33%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.22%) assyst
10 5 (0.18%) Agresso
10 5 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.15%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 51 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (1.75%) PaaS
3 23 (0.84%) Office 365
4 12 (0.44%) SaaS
5 10 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
7 4 (0.15%) Trello
7 4 (0.15%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.073%) Taleo
10 1 (0.036%) Force.com
10 1 (0.036%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.036%) LucidChart
10 1 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.46%) DNS
2 88 (3.21%) Firewall
3 82 (2.99%) VPN
4 73 (2.66%) WAN
5 67 (2.44%) LAN
6 66 (2.41%) DHCP
7 64 (2.33%) Internet
8 63 (2.30%) SAN
9 62 (2.26%) TCP/IP
10 44 (1.60%) HTTP
11 41 (1.49%) Intranet
12 40 (1.46%) Wireless
13 38 (1.38%) FTP
14 28 (1.02%) MPLS
14 28 (1.02%) VLAN
15 26 (0.95%) Network Security
15 26 (0.95%) VoIP
16 22 (0.80%) SSL
17 18 (0.66%) BGP
18 17 (0.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (21.47%) SQL Server
2 178 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 177 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 176 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 151 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
6 120 (4.37%) MS Access
7 107 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 97 (3.53%) Relational Database
9 89 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 64 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 47 (1.71%) Oracle Database
12 46 (1.68%) QlikView
13 38 (1.38%) Data Mining
14 35 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 32 (1.17%) MySQL
16 26 (0.95%) RDBMS
16 26 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
17 25 (0.91%) OLAP
18 23 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
18 23 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 92 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 75 (2.73%) JIRA
3 69 (2.51%) Visual Studio
4 31 (1.13%) Git (software)
5 30 (1.09%) Maven
6 29 (1.06%) Jenkins
7 27 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 26 (0.95%) NUnit
9 20 (0.73%) Subversion
10 18 (0.66%) Dreamweaver
11 17 (0.62%) Moq
12 16 (0.58%) SpecFlow
13 15 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
14 12 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 12 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 10 (0.36%) Selenium
15 10 (0.36%) MSTest
16 9 (0.33%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.33%) Toad
17 8 (0.29%) MSBuild
General
1 810 (29.52%) Finance
2 408 (14.87%) Banking
3 178 (6.49%) Investment Banking
4 132 (4.81%) Legal
5 118 (4.30%) Retail
6 94 (3.43%) Marketing
7 85 (3.10%) Telecoms
8 72 (2.62%) Law
9 64 (2.33%) Front Office
10 48 (1.75%) Back Office
11 41 (1.49%) Financial Institution
12 39 (1.42%) Publishing
13 38 (1.38%) Advertising
14 27 (0.98%) Billing
15 25 (0.91%) French Language
16 21 (0.77%) Retail Banking
17 19 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.62%) Manufacturing
18 17 (0.62%) German Language
19 12 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 847 (30.87%) Analyst
2 477 (17.38%) Developer
3 232 (8.45%) Business Analyst
4 181 (6.60%) Project Manager
5 134 (4.88%) Data Analyst
6 121 (4.41%) Consultant
7 114 (4.15%) Support Analyst
8 109 (3.97%) Support Engineer
9 101 (3.68%) Architect
10 99 (3.61%) Service Analyst
11 90 (3.28%) Senior Developer
11 90 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
12 76 (2.77%) SQL Developer
13 74 (2.70%) Desktop Support
14 72 (2.62%) .NET Developer
15 71 (2.59%) 2nd Line Support
16 62 (2.26%) Administrator
17 58 (2.11%) Junior
18 53 (1.93%) PMO Analyst
19 50 (1.82%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (12.65%) .NET
2 166 (6.05%) HTML
3 137 (4.99%) ASP.NET
4 92 (3.35%) .NET Framework
5 90 (3.28%) Web Services
6 88 (3.21%) XML
6 88 (3.21%) CSS
7 81 (2.95%) jQuery
8 79 (2.88%) WCF
9 71 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 64 (2.33%) HTML5
11 49 (1.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 36 (1.31%) REST
12 36 (1.31%) Ajax
13 32 (1.17%) JSON
14 28 (1.02%) MDX
15 24 (0.87%) KnockoutJS
16 22 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 21 (0.77%) Backbone.js
18 20 (0.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 369 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 104 (3.79%) Blackberry
4 88 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 62 (2.26%) NHS
6 46 (1.68%) Fixed Income
7 41 (1.49%) Derivative
8 40 (1.46%) Visualisation
9 38 (1.38%) Clustering
10 37 (1.35%) Data Integration
11 33 (1.20%) Statistics
12 30 (1.09%) User Experience
13 28 (1.02%) Market Risk
14 27 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
15 26 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 26 (0.95%) Client/Server
16 25 (0.91%) Equities
16 25 (0.91%) Hedge funds
17 24 (0.87%) Replication
18 22 (0.80%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 740 (26.97%) Windows
2 324 (11.81%) Windows 7
3 187 (6.81%) Windows XP
4 127 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 117 (4.26%) Linux
6 87 (3.17%) UNIX
7 79 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 56 (2.04%) Windows 8
8 56 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (1.64%) Windows Vista
10 42 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (0.98%) Android
12 24 (0.87%) Ubuntu
12 24 (0.87%) CentOS
13 22 (0.80%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.51%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.44%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.40%) AIX
17 10 (0.36%) Windows 2000
18 7 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (15.52%) Project Management
2 424 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
3 303 (11.04%) ITIL
4 257 (9.37%) PRINCE2
5 235 (8.56%) Migration
6 198 (7.22%) CRM
7 190 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
8 183 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 173 (6.30%) Change Management
10 147 (5.36%) Business Analysis
11 146 (5.32%) Data Analysis
12 133 (4.85%) Data Modelling
13 126 (4.59%) ETL
14 120 (4.37%) MVC
14 120 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
15 113 (4.12%) Scrum
16 101 (3.68%) Time Management
16 101 (3.68%) Analytics
17 95 (3.46%) Risk Management
18 91 (3.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 735 (26.79%) SQL
2 276 (10.06%) C#
3 204 (7.43%) VBA
4 167 (6.09%) T-SQL
5 153 (5.58%) JavaScript
6 119 (4.34%) Java
7 76 (2.77%) PowerShell
8 75 (2.73%) VB
9 52 (1.90%) C++
10 49 (1.79%) Python
11 46 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 43 (1.57%) C
13 39 (1.42%) Bash Shell
14 32 (1.17%) VB.NET
15 30 (1.09%) Ruby
16 28 (1.02%) Perl
17 26 (0.95%) VBScript
17 26 (0.95%) Shell Script
18 17 (0.62%) Korn
19 11 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 261 (9.51%) Degree
2 152 (5.54%) Security Cleared
3 143 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 96 (3.50%) SC Cleared
5 54 (1.97%) ISEB
5 54 (1.97%) MCSE
6 51 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 45 (1.64%) PMI Certification
8 39 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 38 (1.38%) MCP
10 36 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
10 36 (1.31%) MCITP
11 29 (1.06%) PMP
12 28 (1.02%) DV Cleared
13 27 (0.98%) MCSA
14 22 (0.80%) ISTQB
15 20 (0.73%) MOS
15 20 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 20 (0.73%) CCNA
16 18 (0.66%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.66%) QA
2 82 (2.99%) SLA
3 26 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (0.40%) COBIT
6 9 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.33%) EMIR
7 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.29%) P3O
8 7 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.22%) FATCA
10 4 (0.15%) Basel III
11 2 (0.073%) COREP
11 2 (0.073%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.036%) GAAP
12 1 (0.036%) HL7
12 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.036%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 431 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 115 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 36 (1.31%) vSphere
5 35 (1.28%) XenApp
6 25 (0.91%) VMware ESX
7 22 (0.80%) XenDesktop
8 18 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (0.44%) XenServer
10 11 (0.40%) Terminal Server
10 11 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.26%) NFS
12 7 (0.26%) Xen
13 5 (0.18%) Firmware
13 5 (0.18%) UAG
14 4 (0.15%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 94 (3.43%) SCCM
2 51 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (1.02%) Puppet
4 24 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (0.84%) Ansible
5 23 (0.84%) SCOM
6 12 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (0.36%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.36%) WSUS
8 9 (0.33%) Control-M
8 9 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (0.26%) SCOrch
9 7 (0.26%) Casper Suite
10 6 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (0.22%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.18%) ZENworks
11 5 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.18%) WMI
11 5 (0.18%) BladeLogic
11 5 (0.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1709 (62.28%) Microsoft
2 285 (10.39%) Oracle
3 187 (6.81%) VMware
4 164 (5.98%) Citrix
5 119 (4.34%) Cisco
6 111 (4.05%) HP
7 107 (3.90%) SAP
8 61 (2.22%) IBM
9 49 (1.79%) Tableau
10 41 (1.49%) Bloomberg
11 35 (1.28%) Lotus
11 35 (1.28%) Apple
11 35 (1.28%) Business Objects
12 33 (1.20%) Reuters
13 32 (1.17%) Dell
14 30 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
14 30 (1.09%) Altiris
15 25 (0.91%) Google
15 25 (0.91%) Sybase
16 23 (0.84%) AppSense
London
Peopleworks
Rate: From £375 to £400 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £315.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Firway Consulting
Rate: £120 per day To £120 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Rate: From £150 to £175 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago