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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 28 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1332 1409 1300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.98% 5.96% 5.91%
As % of the Applications category 53.05% 50.09% 48.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 898 838
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 87 57
Average hourly rate £15.42 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.60 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.20 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
2511 2813 2682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.27% 11.90% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1619 1801 1723
Average daily rate £375 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 174 131
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 324 £388 +3.33% 161
Uxbridge +5 17 £353 -7.10% 2
Croydon -1 15 £460 +53.33% 4
Brentford +1 9 £405 +26.07% 2
Canary Wharf -9 9 £525 +110.00%
Docklands, London +1 5 £413 -21.42%
Feltham 0 5 £323 +17.27%
Bromley +11 4 £275 - 2
Enfield - 2 £388 - 3
Ruislip - 2 £350 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Mayfair - 2 £225 -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 1 - - 4
Hounslow -3 1 - - 1
Ealing -3 1 £110 -63.33%
Hammersmith -8 1 - -
South Croydon - 1 - - 1
Westminster - 1 - -
Hillingdon - 1 £135 -
Hackney - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £325 - 1
Beckenham - 1 £325 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1471 (59.20%) Microsoft
2 830 (33.40%) Finance
3 812 (32.68%) MS Office
4 711 (28.61%) SQL
5 620 (24.95%) Windows
6 588 (23.66%) SQL Server
7 491 (19.76%) MS PowerPoint
8 430 (17.30%) Banking
9 410 (16.50%) Project Management
10 399 (16.06%) MS Project
11 350 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
12 342 (13.76%) .NET
13 338 (13.60%) Active Directory
14 330 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
15 296 (11.91%) ITIL
16 288 (11.59%) SharePoint
17 286 (11.51%) MS Visio
18 284 (11.43%) C#
19 255 (10.26%) Degree
20 254 (10.22%) PRINCE2
21 235 (9.46%) Windows 7
22 229 (9.22%) Oracle
23 207 (8.33%) CRM
24 206 (8.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 205 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
26 204 (8.21%) VBA
27 203 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
28 189 (7.61%) VMware
29 184 (7.40%) Citrix
30 181 (7.28%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 288 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 153 (6.16%) MS Exchange
3 68 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (2.29%) IIS
5 48 (1.93%) Lync
6 34 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 33 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 31 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
9 29 (1.17%) MS Project Server
10 27 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 25 (1.01%) CMS
12 24 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
13 22 (0.89%) WorkSite
13 22 (0.89%) SAS
14 21 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
15 17 (0.68%) Confluence
16 15 (0.60%) Tomcat
17 14 (0.56%) WebSphere
18 12 (0.48%) IBM Notes
18 12 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 812 (32.68%) MS Office
2 491 (19.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 399 (16.06%) MS Project
4 286 (11.51%) MS Visio
5 35 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
6 26 (1.05%) PowerPivot
7 16 (0.64%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.60%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.40%) InfoPath
10 8 (0.32%) SPSS
10 8 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.16%) Mingle
11 4 (0.16%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.12%) InDesign
12 3 (0.12%) Vectorworks
12 3 (0.12%) Revit
13 2 (0.080%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.080%) FastStats
13 2 (0.080%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 127 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.36%) Agresso
5 9 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.36%) Markit EDM
6 7 (0.28%) ResourceLink
6 7 (0.28%) assyst
6 7 (0.28%) Primavera
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.16%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.16%) Maximo
8 4 (0.16%) LatentZero
8 4 (0.16%) RMDS
8 4 (0.16%) HFM
9 3 (0.12%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (1.29%) Office 365
3 24 (0.97%) PaaS
4 14 (0.56%) IaaS
4 14 (0.56%) SaaS
4 14 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.52%) GitHub
6 12 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.28%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.28%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.16%) Trello
9 3 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.040%) Taleo
10 1 (0.040%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.040%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.040%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.040%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 102 (4.10%) VPN
2 86 (3.46%) DNS
3 82 (3.30%) TCP/IP
4 79 (3.18%) LAN
5 74 (2.98%) WAN
6 72 (2.90%) Firewall
7 70 (2.82%) SAN
8 63 (2.54%) Internet
9 57 (2.29%) DHCP
10 41 (1.65%) VoIP
11 39 (1.57%) VLAN
12 33 (1.33%) FTP
13 32 (1.29%) Wireless
13 32 (1.29%) HTTP
14 29 (1.17%) NetScaler
15 23 (0.93%) Network Security
16 22 (0.89%) MPLS
17 21 (0.85%) LDAP
17 21 (0.85%) Intranet
17 21 (0.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 588 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 206 (8.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 181 (7.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 161 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
5 157 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 149 (6.00%) MS Access
7 109 (4.39%) Relational Database
8 102 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 79 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 66 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
11 45 (1.81%) MySQL
12 43 (1.73%) Oracle Database
13 41 (1.65%) QlikView
14 32 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 31 (1.25%) Data Mining
16 27 (1.09%) OLAP
17 25 (1.01%) RDBMS
17 25 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
18 24 (0.97%) Big Data
19 20 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 86 (3.46%) Visual Studio
2 67 (2.70%) JIRA
3 61 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (1.25%) Git (software)
5 30 (1.21%) Maven
6 25 (1.01%) Jenkins
7 22 (0.89%) NUnit
8 21 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 19 (0.76%) Subversion
10 10 (0.40%) Selenium
10 10 (0.40%) ReSharper
11 9 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
11 9 (0.36%) Moq
12 8 (0.32%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 7 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (0.28%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.24%) Ant
15 5 (0.20%) JMeter
15 5 (0.20%) MSBuild
General
1 830 (33.40%) Finance
2 430 (17.30%) Banking
3 180 (7.24%) Investment Banking
4 150 (6.04%) Retail
5 112 (4.51%) Legal
6 83 (3.34%) Telecoms
7 82 (3.30%) Marketing
8 78 (3.14%) Law
9 63 (2.54%) Front Office
10 49 (1.97%) Financial Institution
11 36 (1.45%) Back Office
12 32 (1.29%) Advertising
13 28 (1.13%) Billing
14 25 (1.01%) French Language
15 24 (0.97%) Retail Banking
16 17 (0.68%) Publishing
17 16 (0.64%) German Language
18 14 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
19 13 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
20 12 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 701 (28.21%) Analyst
2 423 (17.02%) Developer
3 214 (8.61%) Business Analyst
4 194 (7.81%) Project Manager
5 109 (4.39%) Consultant
6 97 (3.90%) Data Analyst
7 92 (3.70%) Architect
8 83 (3.34%) Support Analyst
9 81 (3.26%) Support Engineer
10 80 (3.22%) SQL Developer
11 77 (3.10%) Service Analyst
12 72 (2.90%) Administrator
13 70 (2.82%) Service Desk Analyst
14 55 (2.21%) Desktop Support
15 53 (2.13%) Coordinator
16 52 (2.09%) Applications Support
17 51 (2.05%) C# Developer
17 51 (2.05%) Senior Analyst
18 49 (1.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 47 (1.89%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (13.76%) .NET
2 151 (6.08%) HTML
3 92 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 91 (3.66%) CSS
5 88 (3.54%) XML
6 86 (3.46%) Web Services
7 82 (3.30%) .NET Framework
8 71 (2.86%) jQuery
9 58 (2.33%) HTML5
10 50 (2.01%) WCF
11 41 (1.65%) JSON
12 40 (1.61%) WPF
13 39 (1.57%) REST
14 34 (1.37%) JSP
14 34 (1.37%) Ajax
15 31 (1.25%) SOAP
16 30 (1.21%) Entity Framework
17 29 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (1.09%) MDX
19 25 (1.01%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 330 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 96 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 76 (3.06%) Blackberry
5 59 (2.37%) NHS
6 55 (2.21%) Fixed Income
7 52 (2.09%) Derivative
8 40 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 38 (1.53%) Clustering
10 35 (1.41%) Equities
10 35 (1.41%) Market Risk
11 31 (1.25%) Data Integration
12 30 (1.21%) Hedge funds
13 27 (1.09%) Data Structures
14 26 (1.05%) Fat Client
14 26 (1.05%) iPhone
14 26 (1.05%) Thin Client
15 25 (1.01%) User Experience
16 24 (0.97%) Visualisation
17 21 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 620 (24.95%) Windows
2 235 (9.46%) Windows 7
3 148 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 125 (5.03%) Linux
5 101 (4.06%) Windows XP
6 92 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 85 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 84 (3.38%) UNIX
9 63 (2.54%) Windows 8
10 39 (1.57%) Android
11 31 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (1.09%) Windows Vista
13 24 (0.97%) Apple iOS
14 20 (0.80%) Mac OS X
15 19 (0.76%) Ubuntu
15 19 (0.76%) CentOS
16 12 (0.48%) Solaris
17 9 (0.36%) Windows 2000
18 7 (0.28%) AIX
19 6 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (16.50%) Project Management
2 350 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (11.91%) ITIL
4 254 (10.22%) PRINCE2
5 207 (8.33%) CRM
6 205 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 203 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
8 155 (6.24%) Change Management
9 154 (6.20%) Migration
9 154 (6.20%) Business Analysis
10 133 (5.35%) Data Analysis
11 122 (4.91%) Data Modelling
12 118 (4.75%) ETL
13 116 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 113 (4.55%) Risk Management
15 106 (4.27%) Time Management
15 106 (4.27%) Scrum
16 98 (3.94%) Service Delivery
17 95 (3.82%) Analytics
18 84 (3.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 711 (28.61%) SQL
2 284 (11.43%) C#
3 204 (8.21%) VBA
4 173 (6.96%) T-SQL
5 166 (6.68%) JavaScript
6 147 (5.92%) Java
7 80 (3.22%) PowerShell
8 70 (2.82%) VB
9 39 (1.57%) Python
9 39 (1.57%) C
10 35 (1.41%) C++
11 29 (1.17%) Bash Shell
12 28 (1.13%) Perl
12 28 (1.13%) VB.NET
13 25 (1.01%) VBScript
14 23 (0.93%) Shell Script
15 22 (0.89%) Ruby
16 17 (0.68%) PL/SQL
17 15 (0.60%) PHP
18 12 (0.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 255 (10.26%) Degree
2 168 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 110 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 103 (4.14%) SC Cleared
5 66 (2.66%) PMI Certification
6 59 (2.37%) MCSE
7 52 (2.09%) ISEB
8 48 (1.93%) PMP
9 42 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 41 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
11 33 (1.33%) DV Cleared
12 32 (1.29%) MCP
13 29 (1.17%) ISTQB
14 24 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
14 24 (0.97%) MCITP
15 23 (0.93%) CCNA
15 23 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 19 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 15 (0.60%) MCTS
17 15 (0.60%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (4.27%) QA
2 61 (2.45%) SLA
3 26 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.36%) EMIR
6 9 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.20%) COBIT
7 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.16%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.16%) COREP
8 4 (0.16%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.16%) Basel II
9 3 (0.12%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.12%) FATCA
9 3 (0.12%) P3O
10 2 (0.080%) Basel III
10 2 (0.080%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.080%) GAAP
System Software
1 338 (13.60%) Active Directory
2 129 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (1.97%) vSphere
4 43 (1.73%) XenApp
5 37 (1.49%) Hyper-V
6 23 (0.93%) VMware ESX
7 20 (0.80%) XenDesktop
7 20 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 15 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 14 (0.56%) NFS
10 10 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.40%) XenServer
11 9 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.28%) Terminal Server
12 7 (0.28%) vCloud
13 6 (0.24%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.16%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.16%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.16%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (2.78%) SCCM
2 43 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (0.85%) Puppet
4 19 (0.76%) Ansible
4 19 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.72%) SCOM
6 13 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 11 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
8 10 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
9 7 (0.28%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.28%) Casper Suite
10 6 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.24%) HP SIM
10 6 (0.24%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.20%) WSUS
11 5 (0.20%) MOM
12 4 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.16%) Control-M
12 4 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1471 (59.20%) Microsoft
2 229 (9.22%) Oracle
3 189 (7.61%) VMware
4 184 (7.40%) Citrix
5 132 (5.31%) Cisco
6 113 (4.55%) HP
7 77 (3.10%) SAP
8 52 (2.09%) Bloomberg
9 50 (2.01%) Apple
10 45 (1.81%) IBM
11 39 (1.57%) Sybase
12 37 (1.49%) NetApp
12 37 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
13 34 (1.37%) Business Objects
14 33 (1.33%) Tableau
15 29 (1.17%) Reuters
16 28 (1.13%) Dell
17 26 (1.05%) Remedy
17 26 (1.05%) Cognos
18 25 (1.01%) Google
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £100 - £150 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: c.£500 per day negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Engineering
Rate: £10 - £20 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £320 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woodford Green, Essex
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
The Lifeways Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago