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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 41 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1088 1412 1373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.00% 6.15% 5.95%
As % of the Applications category 50.79% 53.22% 50.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 913 890
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 77 88
Median hourly rate £17.25 £15.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.06% +4.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £11.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £35.00 £30.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
2142 2653 2701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.85% 11.55% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1703 1738
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 173 180
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £34.20 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -12 167 £400 +1.32% 91
Canary Wharf -2 11 £450 +50.00%
Croydon -9 11 £335 -32.32% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +6 8 £275 - 2
Bromley -11 8 £425 +54.54% 1
Osterley - 5 £120 -
Docklands, London +10 3 £295 -44.47%
Feltham +5 3 £328 +5.05%
Uxbridge -5 3 - - 5
Ilford +2 2 £463 +198.38%
Brentford -2 2 £140 -60.00% 1
Greenford - 2 - -
New Malden - 2 - -
Southall - 2 £200 -
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Paddington +7 1 - -
Hammersmith +3 1 £150 -
Westminster -14 1 £300 -40.00%
Harrow - 1 £365 - 4
Romford - 1 £350 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1313 (58.28%) Microsoft
2 768 (34.09%) MS Office
3 748 (33.20%) Finance
4 568 (25.21%) SQL
5 538 (23.88%) Windows
6 485 (21.53%) SQL Server
7 442 (19.62%) MS PowerPoint
8 382 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
9 339 (15.05%) Project Management
10 329 (14.60%) Active Directory
11 325 (14.43%) .NET
12 307 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
13 306 (13.58%) Banking
14 302 (13.40%) C#
15 265 (11.76%) SharePoint
16 260 (11.54%) MS Project
17 248 (11.01%) ITIL
18 237 (10.52%) Migration
19 223 (9.90%) CRM
20 221 (9.81%) MS Visio
21 206 (9.14%) Degree
22 202 (8.97%) Oracle
23 198 (8.79%) Windows Server
24 194 (8.61%) VBA
25 191 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
26 181 (8.03%) Windows 7
27 172 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
28 171 (7.59%) PRINCE2
29 163 (7.23%) Security Cleared
30 162 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services

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
1 265 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 114 (5.06%) MS Exchange
3 73 (3.24%) IIS
4 64 (2.84%) Skype for Business
5 47 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 40 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 36 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 30 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 29 (1.29%) SAS
10 27 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 26 (1.15%) CMS
12 24 (1.07%) Confluence
12 24 (1.07%) IBM Notes
13 22 (0.98%) WebSphere
14 20 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
15 19 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.40%) Apache
16 9 (0.40%) WordPress
17 8 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
18 6 (0.27%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 768 (34.09%) MS Office
2 442 (19.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 260 (11.54%) MS Project
4 221 (9.81%) MS Visio
5 54 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
6 27 (1.20%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.49%) Acrobat
7 11 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.36%) SPSS
9 6 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.13%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.089%) InDesign
11 2 (0.089%) LaTeX
12 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.044%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.044%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 142 (6.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 22 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.27%) Beauchamp
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.22%) Primavera
9 4 (0.18%) Maximo
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 3 (0.13%) OPENHousing
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.13%) Radian6
10 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 99 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (4.22%) Office 365
3 33 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (0.98%) SaaS
5 21 (0.93%) PaaS
6 15 (0.67%) IaaS
6 15 (0.67%) Yammer
7 13 (0.58%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.27%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.22%) Force.com
10 5 (0.22%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.18%) Veeva
12 3 (0.13%) GitHub
12 3 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
12 3 (0.13%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.089%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.089%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.089%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 79 (3.51%) Firewall
2 69 (3.06%) TCP/IP
3 66 (2.93%) DNS
4 62 (2.75%) Internet
5 39 (1.73%) VPN
6 38 (1.69%) DHCP
7 36 (1.60%) Network Security
7 36 (1.60%) WAN
8 34 (1.51%) LAN
9 32 (1.42%) Wireless
10 31 (1.38%) Intranet
11 27 (1.20%) Skype
12 21 (0.93%) SAN
13 19 (0.84%) HTTP
14 17 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (0.75%) WebEx
15 16 (0.71%) VoIP
16 15 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (0.67%) NetScaler
17 13 (0.58%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 485 (21.53%) SQL Server
2 162 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 159 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 109 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 104 (4.62%) MS Access
6 99 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
7 97 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 78 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 66 (2.93%) Relational Database
10 53 (2.35%) Oracle Database
11 35 (1.55%) QlikView
12 33 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
13 29 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
13 29 (1.29%) RDBMS
14 28 (1.24%) MySQL
15 27 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (1.02%) Power BI
16 23 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
17 21 (0.93%) Data Mining
18 20 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 80 (3.55%) JIRA
2 55 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 29 (1.29%) TeamCity
5 28 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 21 (0.93%) MSBuild
7 19 (0.84%) Subversion
8 18 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (0.67%) Git (software)
10 12 (0.53%) NUnit
10 12 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 11 (0.49%) SpecFlow
12 10 (0.44%) MSTest
13 9 (0.40%) FitNesse
14 8 (0.36%) Axure RP
14 8 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
15 7 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (0.31%) Selenium
15 7 (0.31%) Toad
15 7 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 748 (33.20%) Finance
2 306 (13.58%) Banking
3 92 (4.08%) Retail
4 90 (3.99%) Investment Banking
5 78 (3.46%) Marketing
6 75 (3.33%) Law
6 75 (3.33%) Legal
7 67 (2.97%) Front Office
8 58 (2.57%) Telecoms
9 48 (2.13%) Back Office
10 39 (1.73%) Advertising
11 35 (1.55%) Financial Institution
12 28 (1.24%) Publishing
13 22 (0.98%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.67%) Billing
15 13 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.44%) General Ledger
16 10 (0.44%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.44%) Spanish Language
17 9 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 631 (28.01%) Analyst
2 439 (19.49%) Developer
3 149 (6.61%) Business Analyst
3 149 (6.61%) Project Manager
4 118 (5.24%) .NET Developer
5 113 (5.02%) C# Developer
6 108 (4.79%) Consultant
7 100 (4.44%) Support Analyst
8 99 (4.39%) Service Analyst
9 97 (4.31%) Data Analyst
10 89 (3.95%) Administrator
11 88 (3.91%) SQL Developer
12 85 (3.77%) Architect
13 76 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
14 67 (2.97%) Service Desk Analyst
15 64 (2.84%) Support Engineer
16 62 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support
17 61 (2.71%) IT Support
18 56 (2.49%) IT Analyst
19 52 (2.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (14.43%) .NET
2 119 (5.28%) HTML
3 103 (4.57%) ASP.NET
4 84 (3.73%) CSS
5 83 (3.68%) .NET Framework
6 73 (3.24%) XML
7 72 (3.20%) Web Services
8 63 (2.80%) jQuery
9 50 (2.22%) WPF
10 44 (1.95%) HTML5
11 42 (1.86%) WinForms
12 41 (1.82%) Ajax
12 41 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (1.78%) WCF
14 26 (1.15%) AngularJS
14 26 (1.15%) MDX
15 21 (0.93%) KnockoutJS
16 20 (0.89%) Entity Framework
17 18 (0.80%) CSS3
17 18 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 307 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (5.42%) Management Information System
3 84 (3.73%) Data Centre
4 64 (2.84%) Blackberry
5 51 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 45 (2.00%) Visualisation
7 43 (1.91%) User Experience
8 36 (1.60%) Fixed Income
9 32 (1.42%) Replication
10 30 (1.33%) Equities
10 30 (1.33%) NHS
11 26 (1.15%) Derivative
12 24 (1.07%) Clustering
13 23 (1.02%) Reference Data
13 23 (1.02%) Statistics
14 22 (0.98%) Credit Risk
15 21 (0.93%) Mathematics
16 20 (0.89%) Fat Client
16 20 (0.89%) Hedge funds
16 20 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 538 (23.88%) Windows
2 198 (8.79%) Windows Server
3 181 (8.03%) Windows 7
4 102 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 98 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 97 (4.31%) Linux
7 74 (3.28%) Windows 8
8 64 (2.84%) Unix
9 46 (2.04%) Apple iOS
10 44 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 41 (1.82%) Windows 10
12 30 (1.33%) Android
13 29 (1.29%) Windows XP
14 23 (1.02%) Mac OS X
15 18 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (0.62%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.62%) Solaris
17 9 (0.40%) SUSE
17 9 (0.40%) Windows Phone
18 8 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (15.05%) Project Management
3 248 (11.01%) ITIL
4 237 (10.52%) Migration
5 223 (9.90%) CRM
6 191 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 172 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
8 171 (7.59%) PRINCE2
9 144 (6.39%) Change Management
10 142 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 116 (5.15%) Data Analysis
12 100 (4.44%) Time Management
13 99 (4.39%) Business Analysis
14 95 (4.22%) Data Modelling
15 88 (3.91%) Scrum
16 86 (3.82%) Analytics
17 85 (3.77%) Service Management
18 83 (3.68%) Service Delivery
19 82 (3.64%) Data Migration
19 82 (3.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 568 (25.21%) SQL
2 302 (13.40%) C#
3 194 (8.61%) VBA
4 153 (6.79%) T-SQL
5 135 (5.99%) PowerShell
6 131 (5.81%) JavaScript
7 62 (2.75%) Java
8 57 (2.53%) Python
9 55 (2.44%) VB
10 52 (2.31%) C
11 49 (2.17%) VB.NET
12 43 (1.91%) PL/SQL
13 42 (1.86%) VBScript
14 27 (1.20%) C++
14 27 (1.20%) Perl
15 20 (0.89%) PHP
16 19 (0.84%) R
17 16 (0.71%) Ruby
17 16 (0.71%) Shell Script
18 11 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 206 (9.14%) Degree
2 163 (7.23%) Security Cleared
3 91 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 87 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (2.09%) MCSE
6 35 (1.55%) DV Cleared
6 35 (1.55%) PMI Certification
7 34 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
8 32 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (1.42%) ISEB
9 29 (1.29%) PMP
10 27 (1.20%) CCNA
11 26 (1.15%) ISTQB
12 23 (1.02%) MCSA
12 23 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 21 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 20 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (0.84%) MCP
16 18 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 15 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.20%) Data Quality
2 71 (3.15%) QA
3 61 (2.71%) SLA
4 7 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.27%) MiFID
6 5 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (0.22%) P3O
6 5 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.18%) Basel II
7 4 (0.18%) ISO20022
8 3 (0.13%) ISO15022
8 3 (0.13%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.089%) DICOM
9 2 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.089%) EMIR
9 2 (0.089%) FATCA
9 2 (0.089%) GPG13
9 2 (0.089%) HL7
9 2 (0.089%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 329 (14.60%) Active Directory
2 110 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 38 (1.69%) vSphere
4 36 (1.60%) XenApp
5 24 (1.07%) XenDesktop
6 14 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (0.58%) Docker
8 11 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.44%) UAG
9 10 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 6 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (0.27%) Firmware
11 6 (0.27%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.27%) Xen
12 5 (0.22%) NFS
12 5 (0.22%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 67 (2.97%) SCCM
2 42 (1.86%) SCOM
3 34 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (1.15%) Puppet
5 22 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (0.80%) Ansible
7 13 (0.58%) Backup Exec
8 11 (0.49%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.40%) Nagios
10 8 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 7 (0.31%) WSUS
12 6 (0.27%) IBM BigFix
12 6 (0.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 5 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.22%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 4 (0.18%) HP SIM
14 4 (0.18%) SmokePing
14 4 (0.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1313 (58.28%) Microsoft
2 202 (8.97%) Oracle
3 142 (6.30%) VMware
4 129 (5.73%) Citrix
5 111 (4.93%) SAP
6 94 (4.17%) Cisco
7 69 (3.06%) HP
8 50 (2.22%) IBM
8 50 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 48 (2.13%) Remedy
10 41 (1.82%) Bloomberg
11 35 (1.55%) Reuters
11 35 (1.55%) Tableau
12 32 (1.42%) Symantec
13 31 (1.38%) Google
14 30 (1.33%) Sybase
15 28 (1.24%) SolarWinds
16 27 (1.20%) Adobe
17 26 (1.15%) Apple
17 26 (1.15%) Dell
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Rate: Up to £125 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £230 - £255 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Advantage XPO
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £230 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Glyndwr University
Rate: From £23,620 to £27,329 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £158.75 per day + None
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £48.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: Circa £30k pro-rata
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
JM
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago