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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 43 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1137 1314 1488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.98% 5.62% 6.05%
As % of the Applications category 49.69% 51.59% 51.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 885 1007
Median daily rate £402 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 72 73
Median hourly rate £16.29 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £11.28 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.89 £32.15 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.66%
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
2288 2547 2879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.02% 10.89% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1504 1758 1937
Median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 125 176
Median hourly rate £16.29 £17.20 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £11.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.32
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.33%

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 29 September 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 September 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 29 September 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 -11 174 £425 +13.33% 67
Canary Wharf +6 31 £325 -36.58%
Bromley +1 18 £488 -11.31% 4
Croydon -15 9 £313 -30.55% 2
Harrow +2 8 £350 -12.50% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +2 7 £225 -44.44% 2
Ilford +1 7 £400 -
Feltham -1 6 £440 +14.28%
Westminster -12 6 £444 +10.93%
Docklands, London +10 4 £350 +5.26%
Barking - 3 - -
Hammersmith +3 2 £363 +68.60%
Mayfair +3 2 £325 +30.00%
Uxbridge -2 2 £500 +122.22%
Hounslow +7 1 £388 +40.90%
Paddington +1 1 - -
Wimbledon -1 1 £351 -14.51%
New Malden - 1 - - 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 1408 (62.08%) Microsoft
2 785 (34.61%) MS Office
3 726 (32.01%) Finance
4 562 (24.78%) Windows
5 503 (22.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 494 (21.78%) SQL
7 412 (18.17%) Agile Software Development
8 408 (17.99%) SQL Server
9 397 (17.50%) Active Directory
10 350 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
11 348 (15.34%) Project Management
12 282 (12.43%) MS Visio
13 281 (12.39%) .NET
14 277 (12.21%) SharePoint
15 273 (12.04%) ITIL
15 273 (12.04%) Banking
16 260 (11.46%) C#
17 250 (11.02%) MS Project
18 228 (10.05%) Degree
19 226 (9.96%) Oracle
20 225 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
21 218 (9.61%) Migration
22 191 (8.42%) Windows Server
23 188 (8.29%) CRM
24 180 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
25 173 (7.63%) Change Management
26 169 (7.45%) PRINCE2
27 158 (6.97%) Data Analysis
28 155 (6.83%) Windows 7
29 148 (6.53%) Security Cleared

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
1 277 (12.21%) SharePoint
2 112 (4.94%) MS Exchange
3 75 (3.31%) Skype for Business
4 60 (2.65%) IIS
5 54 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 45 (1.98%) IBM Notes
7 29 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 29 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (1.28%) SAS
7 29 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 28 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 27 (1.19%) Confluence
10 26 (1.15%) CMS
11 25 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
12 24 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 21 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
13 21 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
14 17 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (0.49%) Apache
16 8 (0.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 785 (34.61%) MS Office
2 503 (22.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 282 (12.43%) MS Visio
4 250 (11.02%) MS Project
5 59 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (0.88%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.40%) SPSS
9 5 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.18%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.13%) InDesign
12 2 (0.088%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.088%) Stata
13 1 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.044%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 124 (5.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.62%) Eloqua
4 14 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (0.31%) Beauchamp
7 7 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
7 7 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.26%) assyst
8 6 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
9 5 (0.22%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 148 (6.53%) Office 365
2 130 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (1.54%) PaaS
4 32 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (1.19%) IaaS
6 24 (1.06%) SaaS
7 17 (0.75%) Google Analytics
7 17 (0.75%) Yammer
8 13 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (0.44%) OneDrive
10 9 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.31%) Google Apps
12 6 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
13 4 (0.18%) Force.com
13 4 (0.18%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 3 (0.13%) GitHub
14 3 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
14 3 (0.13%) Veeva
15 2 (0.088%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 109 (4.81%) TCP/IP
2 102 (4.50%) DNS
3 98 (4.32%) Firewall
4 69 (3.04%) DHCP
5 63 (2.78%) Internet
6 49 (2.16%) Wireless
7 46 (2.03%) VPN
8 45 (1.98%) SAN
9 42 (1.85%) WAN
10 40 (1.76%) LAN
10 40 (1.76%) Network Security
11 39 (1.72%) Skype
12 35 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (1.19%) VoIP
14 26 (1.15%) HTTP
15 23 (1.01%) Intranet
15 23 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
16 22 (0.97%) iSCSI
16 22 (0.97%) LDAP
16 22 (0.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (17.99%) SQL Server
2 133 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 131 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 93 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
5 76 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 65 (2.87%) MS Access
6 65 (2.87%) Relational Database
7 60 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 59 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 53 (2.34%) Oracle Database
10 37 (1.63%) Power BI
11 35 (1.54%) Data Mining
12 29 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
13 28 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
14 27 (1.19%) Big Data
15 26 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
16 23 (1.01%) RDBMS
17 21 (0.93%) Hadoop
17 21 (0.93%) QlikView
18 20 (0.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 95 (4.19%) JIRA
2 84 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 68 (3.00%) Visual Studio
4 25 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 23 (1.01%) Subversion
5 23 (1.01%) TeamCity
6 18 (0.79%) MSBuild
7 16 (0.71%) Git (software)
8 15 (0.66%) NUnit
8 15 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (0.44%) MSTest
10 10 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (0.40%) SoapUI
12 8 (0.35%) Axure RP
12 8 (0.35%) Maven
13 7 (0.31%) Moq
13 7 (0.31%) Rhino Mocks
13 7 (0.31%) Selenium
13 7 (0.31%) WiX
General
1 726 (32.01%) Finance
2 273 (12.04%) Banking
3 119 (5.25%) Retail
4 109 (4.81%) Investment Banking
5 100 (4.41%) Marketing
6 75 (3.31%) Legal
7 65 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 56 (2.47%) Law
9 51 (2.25%) Back Office
10 47 (2.07%) Front Office
11 46 (2.03%) Advertising
12 27 (1.19%) Publishing
13 26 (1.15%) Billing
14 24 (1.06%) Financial Institution
15 21 (0.93%) Manufacturing
16 19 (0.84%) French Language
17 17 (0.75%) German Language
18 15 (0.66%) Local Government
19 14 (0.62%) Games
20 13 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 589 (25.97%) Analyst
2 366 (16.14%) Developer
3 169 (7.45%) Project Manager
4 136 (6.00%) Business Analyst
5 125 (5.51%) Consultant
6 123 (5.42%) Architect
7 102 (4.50%) Service Analyst
8 96 (4.23%) .NET Developer
9 93 (4.10%) C# Developer
9 93 (4.10%) Support Analyst
10 91 (4.01%) Support Engineer
11 90 (3.97%) Administrator
12 87 (3.84%) Data Analyst
13 67 (2.95%) 2nd Line Support
13 67 (2.95%) Service Desk Analyst
14 63 (2.78%) Desktop Support
15 62 (2.73%) SQL Developer
16 61 (2.69%) IT Support
17 58 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
17 58 (2.56%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (12.39%) .NET
2 121 (5.34%) HTML
3 102 (4.50%) XML
4 92 (4.06%) CSS
5 88 (3.88%) ASP.NET
6 69 (3.04%) .NET Framework
6 69 (3.04%) jQuery
7 66 (2.91%) Web Services
8 40 (1.76%) HTML5
9 38 (1.68%) AngularJS
10 34 (1.50%) Ajax
11 31 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (1.32%) WCF
13 28 (1.23%) WPF
14 26 (1.15%) COM
15 25 (1.10%) Middleware
16 24 (1.06%) SOAP
17 22 (0.97%) REST
18 20 (0.88%) JSON
18 20 (0.88%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 350 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (6.26%) Management Information System
3 106 (4.67%) Data Centre
4 68 (3.00%) Blackberry
5 49 (2.16%) User Experience
6 48 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 39 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 35 (1.54%) Clustering
8 35 (1.54%) Smartphone
9 34 (1.50%) Virtual Team
10 30 (1.32%) Visualisation
11 28 (1.23%) Equities
12 27 (1.19%) Fixed Income
13 25 (1.10%) Derivative
14 23 (1.01%) iPhone
14 23 (1.01%) Statistics
15 22 (0.97%) Mathematics
16 20 (0.88%) Algorithms
16 20 (0.88%) Credit Risk
16 20 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 562 (24.78%) Windows
2 191 (8.42%) Windows Server
3 155 (6.83%) Windows 7
4 134 (5.91%) Linux
5 90 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 85 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 79 (3.48%) Windows 8
8 71 (3.13%) Unix
9 58 (2.56%) Windows 10
10 47 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 45 (1.98%) Apple iOS
12 44 (1.94%) Mac OS X
13 43 (1.90%) Android
14 25 (1.10%) Windows XP
15 19 (0.84%) Solaris
16 16 (0.71%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.62%) Windows Phone
18 12 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 7 (0.31%) SUSE
20 6 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (18.17%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (15.34%) Project Management
3 273 (12.04%) ITIL
4 225 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 218 (9.61%) Migration
6 188 (8.29%) CRM
7 180 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
8 173 (7.63%) Change Management
9 169 (7.45%) PRINCE2
10 158 (6.97%) Data Analysis
11 128 (5.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 119 (5.25%) Business Analysis
13 118 (5.20%) Service Management
14 110 (4.85%) Analytics
15 104 (4.59%) Time Management
16 96 (4.23%) Scrum
17 95 (4.19%) Waterfall
18 94 (4.14%) Risk Management
19 92 (4.06%) Data Management
20 89 (3.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 494 (21.78%) SQL
2 260 (11.46%) C#
3 144 (6.35%) PowerShell
4 137 (6.04%) VBA
5 132 (5.82%) T-SQL
6 131 (5.78%) JavaScript
7 102 (4.50%) Java
8 65 (2.87%) Python
9 60 (2.65%) VB
10 49 (2.16%) C
11 34 (1.50%) VB.NET
12 33 (1.46%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.10%) C++
14 24 (1.06%) Perl
14 24 (1.06%) Shell Script
15 19 (0.84%) R
16 17 (0.75%) VBScript
17 16 (0.71%) Ruby
18 12 (0.53%) PHP
19 10 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 228 (10.05%) Degree
2 148 (6.53%) Security Cleared
3 94 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 87 (3.84%) SC Cleared
5 59 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
6 54 (2.38%) MCP
7 53 (2.34%) MCSE
8 45 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (1.54%) CCNA
10 32 (1.41%) PMI Certification
11 30 (1.32%) MCSA
12 29 (1.28%) DV Cleared
13 28 (1.23%) ISEB
14 26 (1.15%) PMP
15 21 (0.93%) A+ Certification
15 21 (0.93%) CISSP
15 21 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 21 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 20 (0.88%) ISTQB
17 19 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (4.50%) QA
2 74 (3.26%) SLA
3 45 (1.98%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 15 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.49%) Solvency II
6 9 (0.40%) Basel III
7 8 (0.35%) COBIT
8 6 (0.26%) MiFID
9 3 (0.13%) GPG13
9 3 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.13%) WCAG
10 2 (0.088%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.088%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.088%) EMIR
10 2 (0.088%) GxP
10 2 (0.088%) P3O
10 2 (0.088%) SEPA
System Software
1 397 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 105 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 40 (1.76%) XenApp
5 27 (1.19%) vSphere
6 24 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (0.75%) VMware ESX
8 13 (0.57%) Docker
8 13 (0.57%) NFS
8 13 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
9 12 (0.53%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.40%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 8 (0.35%) UAG
13 7 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.22%) KVM
14 5 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 94 (4.14%) SCCM
2 55 (2.43%) SCOM
3 33 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
4 25 (1.10%) Puppet
5 20 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (0.84%) Backup Exec
6 19 (0.84%) WSUS
7 15 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
8 13 (0.57%) Ansible
8 13 (0.57%) Nagios
9 9 (0.40%) Cacti
9 9 (0.40%) SmokePing
10 8 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 8 (0.35%) IBM BigFix
10 8 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (0.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 8 (0.35%) WMI
11 5 (0.22%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1408 (62.08%) Microsoft
2 226 (9.96%) Oracle
3 147 (6.48%) VMware
4 139 (6.13%) Citrix
5 126 (5.56%) Cisco
6 111 (4.89%) SAP
7 72 (3.17%) HP
8 67 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
9 56 (2.47%) IBM
10 47 (2.07%) Google
10 47 (2.07%) Remedy
11 45 (1.98%) Lotus
12 44 (1.94%) CheckPoint
13 41 (1.81%) Apple
14 40 (1.76%) Tableau
15 35 (1.54%) Bloomberg
16 31 (1.37%) Dell
16 31 (1.37%) ServiceNow
16 31 (1.37%) Symantec
17 27 (1.19%) Reuters
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City, London
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