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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1454 1391 1517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.32% 5.98% 6.46%
As % of the Applications category 53.20% 50.53% 51.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 901 975
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 108 78
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.35 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.04 £56.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
2733 2753 2948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.88% 11.84% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1790 1764 1888
Average daily rate £375 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 188 169
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.69 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 -1 386 £400 +6.66% 149
Canary Wharf +4 23 £300 -45.94% 1
Croydon -5 12 £498 +97.02% 5
Uxbridge +5 9 £288 -39.47% 2
Bromley +2 9 £245 -9.25% 3
Feltham +1 6 £390 -
Brentford -1 6 £325 -18.75% 2
Twickenham - 5 £475 - 1
Ilford - 4 £155 -
Docklands, London -6 3 £580 +22.10%
Northwood - 3 - -
Hounslow - 2 £275 - 1
Westminster - 2 £500 -
Welling - 2 £110 - 1
Harrow +2 1 £338 -20.58% 2
Hammersmith -9 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £425 - 2
Woodford Green - 1 £113 -
Paddington - 1 £450 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1598 (58.34%) Microsoft
2 876 (31.98%) Finance
3 874 (31.91%) MS Office
4 767 (28.00%) SQL
5 640 (23.37%) Windows
6 623 (22.75%) SQL Server
7 558 (20.37%) MS PowerPoint
8 454 (16.58%) Project Management
9 446 (16.28%) Banking
10 423 (15.44%) MS Project
11 378 (13.80%) Active Directory
12 369 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
13 366 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
14 336 (12.27%) MS Visio
15 335 (12.23%) .NET
16 330 (12.05%) SharePoint
17 325 (11.87%) ITIL
18 297 (10.84%) C#
19 274 (10.00%) PRINCE2
20 262 (9.57%) Degree
21 236 (8.62%) Oracle
22 231 (8.43%) CRM
23 230 (8.40%) Windows 7
24 222 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
25 220 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 211 (7.70%) Stakeholder Management
27 207 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 206 (7.52%) VMware
29 201 (7.34%) Citrix
30 199 (7.27%) Migration

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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
1 330 (12.05%) SharePoint
2 176 (6.43%) MS Exchange
3 86 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 62 (2.26%) IIS
5 57 (2.08%) Lync
6 40 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 31 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 29 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 25 (0.91%) CMS
9 25 (0.91%) SAS
10 23 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
10 23 (0.84%) MS Project Server
11 21 (0.77%) WorkSite
11 21 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (0.69%) Confluence
13 17 (0.62%) IBM Notes
13 17 (0.62%) Tomcat
14 16 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
14 16 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 874 (31.91%) MS Office
2 558 (20.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 423 (15.44%) MS Project
4 336 (12.27%) MS Visio
5 49 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
6 30 (1.10%) PowerPivot
7 21 (0.77%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.62%) Acrobat
9 12 (0.44%) InfoPath
10 10 (0.37%) SPSS
11 5 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.15%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.11%) Revit
13 3 (0.11%) Vectorworks
14 2 (0.073%) FastStats
14 2 (0.073%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
15 1 (0.037%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 157 (5.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.37%) Agresso
5 9 (0.33%) Markit EDM
6 7 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
6 7 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.26%) Maximo
7 6 (0.22%) SAP HR
8 5 (0.18%) Primavera
8 5 (0.18%) ResourceLink
9 4 (0.15%) Kondor+
9 4 (0.15%) Misys Midas
9 4 (0.15%) HFM
9 4 (0.15%) RMDS
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.15%) Workday HCM
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.26%) Office 365
2 44 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (0.84%) GitHub
4 19 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (0.62%) IaaS
6 14 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.47%) SaaS
8 10 (0.37%) PaaS
9 9 (0.33%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.29%) Google Apps
11 7 (0.26%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.18%) Yammer
13 3 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.073%) Google Drive
15 1 (0.037%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.037%) Force.com
15 1 (0.037%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 108 (3.94%) VPN
2 101 (3.69%) TCP/IP
3 98 (3.58%) LAN
4 96 (3.50%) SAN
5 92 (3.36%) DNS
6 88 (3.21%) WAN
7 73 (2.67%) Firewall
8 63 (2.30%) DHCP
9 49 (1.79%) Internet
10 41 (1.50%) VLAN
11 34 (1.24%) VoIP
12 31 (1.13%) Intranet
12 31 (1.13%) NetScaler
13 30 (1.10%) SNMP
14 27 (0.99%) MPLS
14 27 (0.99%) NAS
15 26 (0.95%) LDAP
16 25 (0.91%) SSL
17 23 (0.84%) SMTP
18 22 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 623 (22.75%) SQL Server
2 220 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 207 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 168 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
5 161 (5.88%) MS Access
6 151 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 137 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 136 (4.97%) Relational Database
9 82 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 54 (1.97%) QlikView
11 51 (1.86%) MySQL
12 49 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 40 (1.46%) RDBMS
14 37 (1.35%) OLAP
15 36 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
16 33 (1.20%) Data Mining
17 31 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
17 31 (1.13%) Big Data
18 30 (1.10%) Oracle Database
19 17 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 78 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 75 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 69 (2.52%) JIRA
4 27 (0.99%) Subversion
4 27 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 21 (0.77%) Git (software)
6 18 (0.66%) TeamCity
7 16 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 16 (0.58%) Maven
8 15 (0.55%) NUnit
9 12 (0.44%) ERwin
10 8 (0.29%) Selenium
11 7 (0.26%) ReSharper
11 7 (0.26%) Ant
12 6 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.18%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.18%) ClearQuest
13 5 (0.18%) JMeter
13 5 (0.18%) NeoLoad
13 5 (0.18%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 876 (31.98%) Finance
2 446 (16.28%) Banking
3 187 (6.83%) Investment Banking
4 138 (5.04%) Retail
5 127 (4.64%) Legal
6 103 (3.76%) Law
7 94 (3.43%) Front Office
8 78 (2.85%) Marketing
9 76 (2.77%) Telecoms
10 49 (1.79%) Financial Institution
11 44 (1.61%) Back Office
12 42 (1.53%) Advertising
13 23 (0.84%) Retail Banking
14 19 (0.69%) French Language
14 19 (0.69%) Publishing
15 13 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
15 13 (0.47%) Billing
16 12 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.40%) General Ledger
17 11 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 775 (28.29%) Analyst
2 505 (18.44%) Developer
3 222 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 202 (7.37%) Project Manager
5 115 (4.20%) Data Analyst
6 113 (4.13%) Support Analyst
7 106 (3.87%) Architect
8 100 (3.65%) Consultant
9 96 (3.50%) SQL Developer
10 88 (3.21%) Service Analyst
11 83 (3.03%) Desktop Support
12 81 (2.96%) Administrator
13 80 (2.92%) Service Desk Analyst
14 70 (2.56%) Support Engineer
15 62 (2.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 61 (2.23%) Coordinator
17 54 (1.97%) C# Developer
18 52 (1.90%) .NET Developer
19 49 (1.79%) Senior Developer
20 48 (1.75%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (12.23%) .NET
2 157 (5.73%) HTML
3 95 (3.47%) CSS
4 94 (3.43%) XML
5 87 (3.18%) ASP.NET
6 83 (3.03%) Web Services
7 72 (2.63%) .NET Framework
8 60 (2.19%) HTML5
9 59 (2.15%) jQuery
10 56 (2.04%) WCF
11 43 (1.57%) WPF
12 35 (1.28%) LINQ
12 35 (1.28%) MDX
13 34 (1.24%) SOAP
14 33 (1.20%) Middleware
14 33 (1.20%) Ajax
15 32 (1.17%) JSON
16 31 (1.13%) Entity Framework
17 30 (1.10%) REST
18 29 (1.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 366 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (4.78%) Management Information System
3 99 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 91 (3.32%) Data Centre
5 79 (2.88%) Blackberry
6 67 (2.45%) NHS
7 58 (2.12%) Fixed Income
8 49 (1.79%) Derivative
9 45 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 42 (1.53%) Clustering
11 38 (1.39%) Equities
12 36 (1.31%) iPhone
13 34 (1.24%) Data Structures
14 30 (1.10%) Market Risk
15 27 (0.99%) PMI
16 26 (0.95%) Statistics
16 26 (0.95%) User Experience
16 26 (0.95%) Hedge funds
17 25 (0.91%) iPad
18 22 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 640 (23.37%) Windows
2 230 (8.40%) Windows 7
3 150 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 147 (5.37%) Linux
5 104 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 88 (3.21%) UNIX
8 74 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 61 (2.23%) Windows 8
10 52 (1.90%) Android
11 27 (0.99%) Apple iOS
12 25 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (0.91%) Mac OS X
13 15 (0.55%) Solaris
14 9 (0.33%) AIX
14 9 (0.33%) Windows 2000
15 8 (0.29%) FreeBSD
15 8 (0.29%) Windows Vista
16 7 (0.26%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (16.58%) Project Management
2 369 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
3 325 (11.87%) ITIL
4 274 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 231 (8.43%) CRM
6 222 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 211 (7.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 199 (7.27%) Migration
9 168 (6.13%) Data Analysis
10 165 (6.02%) Change Management
11 161 (5.88%) Business Analysis
12 138 (5.04%) ETL
13 132 (4.82%) Data Modelling
14 128 (4.67%) SDLC
15 122 (4.45%) Scrum
15 122 (4.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 118 (4.31%) Time Management
17 107 (3.91%) Risk Management
18 101 (3.69%) Analytics
19 94 (3.43%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 767 (28.00%) SQL
2 297 (10.84%) C#
3 196 (7.16%) VBA
4 176 (6.43%) JavaScript
5 163 (5.95%) T-SQL
6 141 (5.15%) Java
7 88 (3.21%) PowerShell
8 74 (2.70%) VB
9 53 (1.94%) C
10 39 (1.42%) Perl
10 39 (1.42%) Python
11 31 (1.13%) VB.NET
11 31 (1.13%) C++
12 27 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 26 (0.95%) VBScript
14 19 (0.69%) PL/SQL
15 17 (0.62%) PHP
16 16 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 12 (0.44%) Bash Shell
17 12 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 262 (9.57%) Degree
2 165 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 127 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 95 (3.47%) SC Cleared
5 87 (3.18%) PMI Certification
6 67 (2.45%) MCSE
7 66 (2.41%) PMP
8 40 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 40 (1.46%) ISEB
8 40 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (1.42%) DV Cleared
10 31 (1.13%) MCP
11 26 (0.95%) CCNA
11 26 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (0.91%) MCITP
13 23 (0.84%) ISTQB
14 22 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
15 19 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 18 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 17 (0.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (3.40%) QA
2 89 (3.25%) SLA
3 32 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.37%) COBIT
6 9 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.33%) EMIR
7 8 (0.29%) COREP
8 7 (0.26%) CRD IV
8 7 (0.26%) MiFID
9 6 (0.22%) P3O
10 5 (0.18%) Basel II
10 5 (0.18%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.15%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.11%) Basel III
12 3 (0.11%) HL7
13 2 (0.073%) GAAP
13 2 (0.073%) BS7799
System Software
1 378 (13.80%) Active Directory
2 132 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (2.52%) vSphere
4 61 (2.23%) XenApp
5 39 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 27 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (0.73%) XenDesktop
8 19 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 15 (0.55%) NFS
10 14 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.40%) XenServer
13 10 (0.37%) Terminal Server
14 9 (0.33%) vCloud
15 8 (0.29%) Docker
16 7 (0.26%) KVM
17 6 (0.22%) VMware Server
18 5 (0.18%) DFS Replication
19 4 (0.15%) Terminal Services
19 4 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 95 (3.47%) SCCM
2 48 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (0.77%) Puppet
4 19 (0.69%) SCOM
5 17 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 14 (0.51%) NetBackup
6 14 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 12 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.37%) Tivoli
8 10 (0.37%) WMI
9 9 (0.33%) Control-M
9 9 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
10 8 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
10 8 (0.29%) Casper Suite
10 8 (0.29%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.26%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.26%) MOM
12 6 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
13 5 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.15%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1598 (58.34%) Microsoft
2 236 (8.62%) Oracle
3 206 (7.52%) VMware
4 201 (7.34%) Citrix
5 133 (4.86%) Cisco
6 110 (4.02%) HP
7 108 (3.94%) SAP
8 64 (2.34%) Sybase
9 63 (2.30%) IBM
10 52 (1.90%) Business Objects
11 48 (1.75%) NetApp
12 45 (1.64%) Apple
13 41 (1.50%) Bloomberg
14 34 (1.24%) CheckPoint
15 33 (1.20%) Dell
16 32 (1.17%) Cognos
16 32 (1.17%) Tableau
17 31 (1.13%) Remedy
18 30 (1.10%) Google
19 26 (0.95%) Symantec
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