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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / London
Rank 38 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 924 1136 1157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.78% 5.38% 5.48%
As % of the Applications category 50.94% 49.22% 52.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 701 768
Median daily rate £405 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £171 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 55 51
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £24.75 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

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
1814 2308 2219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.39% 10.94% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1226 1537 1467
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 98 104
Median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £31.66 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -18 121 £413 +3.12% 77
Feltham +6 7 £400 +2.76%
Kingston Upon Thames -8 6 £300 - 6
Docklands, London +2 5 £500 -9.09%
Canary Wharf -4 5 £535 +33.75%
Bromley +7 4 £550 +266.66%
Uxbridge -2 4 £175 -33.01%
Hammersmith -2 3 £360 -15.29% 3
Brentford +5 2 - -
Westminster -1 2 £365 +35.18% 2
Croydon -4 2 - - 1
Twickenham - 2 £155 - 2
Barnet - 2 £400 -
Hounslow -1 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £250 -
Southwark - 1 £200 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £175 - 2
Chiswick - 1 £477 - 2
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 1290 (61.93%) Microsoft
2 660 (31.69%) MS Office
3 652 (31.30%) Finance
4 500 (24.00%) Windows
5 465 (22.32%) SQL
6 464 (22.28%) SQL Server
7 401 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
8 394 (18.92%) MS PowerPoint
9 337 (16.18%) Project Management
9 337 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
10 330 (15.84%) Active Directory
11 289 (13.87%) Banking
12 258 (12.39%) MS Project
13 253 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 251 (12.05%) .NET
15 248 (11.91%) SharePoint
16 239 (11.47%) C#
17 236 (11.33%) Degree
18 225 (10.80%) MS Visio
19 214 (10.27%) Security Cleared
20 213 (10.23%) ITIL
21 204 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
22 184 (8.83%) Microsoft Azure
23 181 (8.69%) CRM
24 174 (8.35%) PRINCE2
25 173 (8.31%) Migration
26 172 (8.26%) Oracle
27 167 (8.02%) Office 365
28 151 (7.25%) Dynamics CRM
29 147 (7.06%) Retail

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
1 248 (11.91%) SharePoint
2 108 (5.18%) Skype for Business
3 83 (3.98%) MS Exchange
4 67 (3.22%) IIS
5 56 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
6 49 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 36 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 33 (1.58%) SAS
9 27 (1.30%) IBM Notes
10 26 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 26 (1.25%) Confluence
11 20 (0.96%) Tomcat
12 19 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
13 18 (0.86%) Apache
13 18 (0.86%) CMS
14 17 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
15 14 (0.67%) Apache Pig
16 12 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
17 10 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 660 (31.69%) MS Office
2 394 (18.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 258 (12.39%) MS Project
4 225 (10.80%) MS Visio
5 43 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.72%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.29%) SPSS
9 5 (0.24%) InDesign
9 5 (0.24%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.096%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.096%) Stata
12 1 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.048%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.048%) Revit
Business Applications
1 151 (7.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
4 10 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.38%) Primavera
5 8 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.29%) CA PPM
7 6 (0.29%) FastStats
8 5 (0.24%) Eloqua
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.14%) Dynamics SL
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.096%) FastStats PeopleStage
Cloud Services
1 184 (8.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 167 (8.02%) Office 365
3 41 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (1.82%) SaaS
5 35 (1.68%) Yammer
6 33 (1.58%) IaaS
7 28 (1.34%) PaaS
8 19 (0.91%) OneDrive
9 15 (0.72%) Google Analytics
10 13 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
12 9 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.34%) GitHub
13 7 (0.34%) Google Drive
14 4 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.19%) G Suite
15 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.096%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.096%) CloudFront
16 2 (0.096%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 65 (3.12%) TCP/IP
2 64 (3.07%) DNS
3 63 (3.02%) Firewall
4 59 (2.83%) Skype
5 57 (2.74%) Internet
6 46 (2.21%) WAN
7 44 (2.11%) SAN
8 41 (1.97%) LAN
8 41 (1.97%) VPN
9 32 (1.54%) DHCP
10 30 (1.44%) Wireless
11 27 (1.30%) VoIP
12 20 (0.96%) Network Security
13 17 (0.82%) NAS
13 17 (0.82%) VLAN
14 16 (0.77%) HTTP
15 15 (0.72%) Intranet
15 15 (0.72%) iSCSI
15 15 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
16 12 (0.58%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 464 (22.28%) SQL Server
2 146 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 138 (6.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 99 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
5 94 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 89 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 70 (3.36%) MS Access
8 46 (2.21%) Power BI
9 45 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 37 (1.78%) Data Mining
11 33 (1.58%) Oracle Database
12 31 (1.49%) Big Data
13 30 (1.44%) Relational Database
14 28 (1.34%) Hadoop
15 25 (1.20%) QlikView
16 24 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
17 22 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 22 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
18 20 (0.96%) MySQL
18 20 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 98 (4.70%) JIRA
2 64 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (2.98%) Visual Studio
4 36 (1.73%) Git (software)
5 32 (1.54%) Subversion
6 17 (0.82%) Jenkins
7 15 (0.72%) Maven
8 12 (0.58%) NUnit
8 12 (0.58%) TeamCity
8 12 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (0.53%) Eclipse
10 10 (0.48%) SpecFlow
11 9 (0.43%) Ant
12 7 (0.34%) HP UFT
12 7 (0.34%) NetBeans
12 7 (0.34%) Selenium
12 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.34%) Zephyr
13 6 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.29%) SoapUI
General
1 652 (31.30%) Finance
2 289 (13.87%) Banking
3 147 (7.06%) Retail
4 99 (4.75%) Legal
5 95 (4.56%) Investment Banking
6 66 (3.17%) Law
6 66 (3.17%) Marketing
7 64 (3.07%) Front Office
8 57 (2.74%) Back Office
9 55 (2.64%) Advertising
10 36 (1.73%) Telecoms
11 27 (1.30%) Retail Banking
12 24 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
13 20 (0.96%) Manufacturing
14 19 (0.91%) Publishing
15 18 (0.86%) Military
16 16 (0.77%) Financial Institution
17 14 (0.67%) Local Government
18 12 (0.58%) Billing
18 12 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 535 (25.68%) Analyst
2 379 (18.19%) Developer
3 143 (6.87%) Architect
4 136 (6.53%) Business Analyst
5 113 (5.42%) Consultant
6 112 (5.38%) Project Manager
7 90 (4.32%) Support Engineer
8 83 (3.98%) Data Analyst
9 79 (3.79%) .NET Developer
10 78 (3.74%) Service Analyst
11 77 (3.70%) Administrator
11 77 (3.70%) Support Analyst
12 68 (3.26%) SQL Developer
13 65 (3.12%) C# Developer
13 65 (3.12%) Service Desk Analyst
14 61 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support
15 56 (2.69%) Desktop Support
16 52 (2.50%) IT Support
17 48 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
18 44 (2.11%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (12.05%) .NET
2 100 (4.80%) HTML
3 76 (3.65%) ASP.NET
3 76 (3.65%) XML
4 74 (3.55%) CSS
4 74 (3.55%) Web Services
5 53 (2.54%) .NET Framework
5 53 (2.54%) AngularJS
6 43 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (2.06%) WCF
7 41 (1.97%) jQuery
8 39 (1.87%) COM
9 34 (1.63%) WPF
10 32 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (1.54%) HTML5
11 25 (1.20%) Entity Framework
12 24 (1.15%) REST
13 23 (1.10%) XSLT
14 20 (0.96%) Ajax
14 20 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 337 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 62 (2.98%) Data Centre
4 53 (2.54%) Blackberry
5 47 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 46 (2.21%) Equities
7 43 (2.06%) User Experience
8 35 (1.68%) Smartphone
9 34 (1.63%) Derivative
9 34 (1.63%) Fixed Income
9 34 (1.63%) Virtual Team
10 22 (1.06%) Data Structures
10 22 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (1.01%) e-Learning
12 16 (0.77%) iPhone
12 16 (0.77%) Reference Data
13 15 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (0.72%) FMCG
13 15 (0.72%) PMI
14 14 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 500 (24.00%) Windows
2 135 (6.48%) Windows Server
3 112 (5.38%) Windows 7
4 94 (4.51%) Linux
5 86 (4.13%) Windows 10
6 65 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (2.16%) Windows 8
9 39 (1.87%) Unix
10 34 (1.63%) Mac OS X
11 33 (1.58%) Windows XP
12 29 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 22 (1.06%) Android
15 16 (0.77%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.43%) Solaris
16 9 (0.43%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.34%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
2 337 (16.18%) Project Management
3 253 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 213 (10.23%) ITIL
5 204 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
6 181 (8.69%) CRM
7 174 (8.35%) PRINCE2
8 173 (8.31%) Migration
9 142 (6.82%) Change Management
9 142 (6.82%) Data Analysis
10 124 (5.95%) Analytics
11 119 (5.71%) Risk Management
12 113 (5.42%) SDLC
13 104 (4.99%) TDD
14 101 (4.85%) Business Analysis
15 100 (4.80%) Data Management
16 98 (4.70%) Data Modelling
17 97 (4.66%) Service Management
18 92 (4.42%) Programme Management
19 84 (4.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 465 (22.32%) SQL
2 239 (11.47%) C#
3 140 (6.72%) VBA
4 119 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 106 (5.09%) JavaScript
6 84 (4.03%) Java
7 70 (3.36%) PowerShell
8 58 (2.78%) C
9 52 (2.50%) Python
10 45 (2.16%) VB
11 36 (1.73%) VB.NET
12 32 (1.54%) C++
13 26 (1.25%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.01%) R
15 17 (0.82%) Scala
15 17 (0.82%) VB6
16 14 (0.67%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.62%) Perl
18 11 (0.53%) Ruby
19 9 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 236 (11.33%) Degree
2 214 (10.27%) Security Cleared
3 136 (6.53%) SC Cleared
4 75 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 63 (3.02%) DV Cleared
6 55 (2.64%) PMP
7 53 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
8 41 (1.97%) MCSE
9 33 (1.58%) PMI Certification
10 31 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 28 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (1.10%) ISEB
12 23 (1.10%) MCP
13 20 (0.96%) MCITP
14 14 (0.67%) CCNA
14 14 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
14 14 (0.67%) ISTQB
15 13 (0.62%) MCSA
16 12 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 11 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.70%) QA
2 72 (3.46%) SLA
3 45 (2.16%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.53%) COBIT
5 10 (0.48%) Basel III
5 10 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.48%) MiFID
6 8 (0.38%) JSP 440
6 8 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.29%) CRD IV
8 6 (0.29%) EMIR
9 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.24%) P3O
10 4 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.14%) HL7
11 3 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.14%) ISO20022
11 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 330 (15.84%) Active Directory
2 89 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (2.45%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (0.86%) vSphere
6 16 (0.77%) NFS
6 16 (0.77%) VMware ESX
7 15 (0.72%) XenApp
8 12 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (0.53%) Docker
10 9 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.38%) KVM
11 8 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.34%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.29%) BitLocker
13 6 (0.29%) SRDF
13 6 (0.29%) Xen
14 5 (0.24%) Samba
15 4 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 63 (3.02%) SCCM
2 23 (1.10%) SCOM
3 21 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.67%) Puppet
5 11 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (0.43%) WMI
7 8 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.29%) AirWatch
9 6 (0.29%) Ansible
9 6 (0.29%) Nagios
9 6 (0.29%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.29%) vMotion
10 5 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.24%) WSUS
11 4 (0.19%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.19%) logstash
11 4 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1290 (61.93%) Microsoft
2 172 (8.26%) Oracle
3 122 (5.86%) VMware
4 115 (5.52%) SAP
5 104 (4.99%) Cisco
6 85 (4.08%) Citrix
7 70 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
8 56 (2.69%) HP
9 44 (2.11%) Google
10 38 (1.82%) Apple
11 37 (1.78%) IBM
11 37 (1.78%) Sybase
12 30 (1.44%) Remedy
13 29 (1.39%) Infor
14 28 (1.34%) Bloomberg
15 27 (1.30%) Intel
15 27 (1.30%) Lotus
16 24 (1.15%) Adobe
17 23 (1.10%) CheckPoint
18 22 (1.06%) Dell
London
Contingency Team
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hanover Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £275 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Networkers
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £120.00 - £155.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £17 - £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago