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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1415 1447 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.97% 5.97% 6.14%
As % of the Applications category 52.12% 51.72% 51.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 963 969
Average daily rate
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£393 £375 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 84 76
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.75 £17.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -9.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £24.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +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
2715 2798 3018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.46% 11.55% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1850 1834 1919
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 178 167
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.39 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.68% -0.74%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -1 343 £375 - 90
Canary Wharf +2 23 £500 +33.33%
Bromley +8 14 £550 +71.87%
Croydon -20 12 £463 +27.58% 4
Feltham -3 8 £388 -23.11%
Brentford +1 6 £325 -18.75%
Kingston Upon Thames -3 5 £405 +27.15% 1
Docklands, London -8 5 £403 -17.64%
Uxbridge -2 4 - -
Paddington -8 3 £450 -
Greenwich +2 2 £213 -45.09%
Wimbledon 0 2 £410 +105.00%
Harrow -1 2 £369 +195.00% 1
Hammersmith -2 2 £110 -78.00% 1
Hayes +7 1 - - 3
Hounslow +4 1 £275 - 1
Ilford 0 1 - -
Mitcham - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £475 - 1
Southwark - 1 £143 -
Mayfair - 1 £250 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1694 (60.18%) Microsoft
2 915 (32.50%) Finance
3 904 (32.11%) MS Office
4 782 (27.78%) SQL
5 647 (22.98%) SQL Server
6 634 (22.52%) Windows
7 554 (19.68%) MS PowerPoint
8 462 (16.41%) Project Management
9 458 (16.27%) Banking
10 410 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
11 398 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
12 389 (13.82%) MS Project
13 385 (13.68%) MS Visio
14 369 (13.11%) Active Directory
15 326 (11.58%) ITIL
16 324 (11.51%) .NET
17 316 (11.23%) SharePoint
18 297 (10.55%) C#
19 260 (9.24%) Degree
20 243 (8.63%) CRM
21 235 (8.35%) PRINCE2
21 235 (8.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 233 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
23 231 (8.21%) Oracle
24 228 (8.10%) Migration
25 222 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 220 (7.82%) Windows 7
27 206 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
28 205 (7.28%) VBA
29 193 (6.86%) VMware

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 316 (11.23%) SharePoint
2 174 (6.18%) MS Exchange
3 86 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 66 (2.34%) IIS
5 57 (2.02%) Lync
6 49 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 39 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 35 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 28 (0.99%) SAS
10 26 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
10 26 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 21 (0.75%) CMS
11 21 (0.75%) WorkSite
11 21 (0.75%) IBM Notes
12 19 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
13 18 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 18 (0.64%) Confluence
14 17 (0.60%) MS Project Server
15 15 (0.53%) Apache
15 15 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 904 (32.11%) MS Office
2 554 (19.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 389 (13.82%) MS Project
4 385 (13.68%) MS Visio
5 52 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
6 31 (1.10%) Photoshop
7 23 (0.82%) PowerPivot
8 20 (0.71%) Acrobat
9 13 (0.46%) SPSS
10 9 (0.32%) InfoPath
11 8 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.18%) InDesign
14 3 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
14 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.11%) Revit
14 3 (0.11%) Vectorworks
15 2 (0.071%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.071%) Open Workbench
16 1 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 184 (6.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.36%) Agresso
5 9 (0.32%) Markit EDM
6 7 (0.25%) IntelliMatch
6 7 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (0.25%) Primavera
7 6 (0.21%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 5 (0.18%) Oracle AGIS
8 5 (0.18%) Maximo
8 5 (0.18%) RMDS
8 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.14%) Kondor+
9 4 (0.14%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 74 (2.63%) Office 365
2 56 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (0.78%) GitHub
5 15 (0.53%) IaaS
6 14 (0.50%) Google Analytics
7 13 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.46%) SaaS
8 11 (0.39%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.28%) PaaS
10 5 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.14%) Lucidchart
11 4 (0.14%) Yammer
11 4 (0.14%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.071%) IBM PureFlex
12 2 (0.071%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.071%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.036%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 91 (3.23%) SAN
2 90 (3.20%) DNS
3 89 (3.16%) LAN
4 88 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 88 (3.13%) VPN
5 76 (2.70%) WAN
6 74 (2.63%) Firewall
7 70 (2.49%) DHCP
8 47 (1.67%) Internet
9 33 (1.17%) Intranet
10 32 (1.14%) VLAN
11 28 (0.99%) SSL
12 27 (0.96%) SNMP
12 27 (0.96%) VoIP
12 27 (0.96%) NAS
13 24 (0.85%) Network Security
13 24 (0.85%) FTP
13 24 (0.85%) LDAP
14 23 (0.82%) MPLS
14 23 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 647 (22.98%) SQL Server
2 235 (8.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 222 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 176 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 163 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 156 (5.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 145 (5.15%) MS Access
8 122 (4.33%) Relational Database
9 88 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 64 (2.27%) QlikView
11 58 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
12 49 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 45 (1.60%) MySQL
14 41 (1.46%) RDBMS
15 35 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
16 33 (1.17%) OLAP
16 33 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
17 31 (1.10%) Big Data
18 29 (1.03%) Oracle Database
19 25 (0.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 88 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 81 (2.88%) JIRA
3 68 (2.42%) Visual Studio
4 31 (1.10%) Subversion
5 30 (1.07%) Jenkins
6 27 (0.96%) Git (software)
7 19 (0.67%) TeamCity
8 15 (0.53%) NUnit
8 15 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 14 (0.50%) ERwin
10 9 (0.32%) Maven
11 8 (0.28%) Ant
12 7 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (0.25%) Selenium
13 6 (0.21%) ReSharper
13 6 (0.21%) CruiseControl
13 6 (0.21%) MSBuild
14 5 (0.18%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.18%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.18%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 915 (32.50%) Finance
2 458 (16.27%) Banking
3 185 (6.57%) Investment Banking
4 137 (4.87%) Legal
5 120 (4.26%) Retail
6 119 (4.23%) Law
7 99 (3.52%) Front Office
8 76 (2.70%) Marketing
9 63 (2.24%) Telecoms
10 52 (1.85%) Advertising
11 48 (1.71%) Back Office
12 39 (1.39%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.82%) Retail Banking
14 20 (0.71%) Local Government
15 15 (0.53%) General Ledger
16 14 (0.50%) Publishing
17 13 (0.46%) Manufacturing
18 9 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
18 9 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 853 (30.30%) Analyst
2 531 (18.86%) Developer
3 244 (8.67%) Business Analyst
4 207 (7.35%) Project Manager
5 141 (5.01%) Support Analyst
6 136 (4.83%) Data Analyst
7 108 (3.84%) Consultant
8 103 (3.66%) Architect
9 96 (3.41%) SQL Developer
10 95 (3.37%) Service Analyst
11 88 (3.13%) Administrator
12 84 (2.98%) Service Desk Analyst
13 82 (2.91%) Desktop Support
14 71 (2.52%) Support Engineer
15 66 (2.34%) .NET Developer
16 65 (2.31%) Coordinator
17 64 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support
18 62 (2.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 59 (2.10%) Senior Analyst
20 51 (1.81%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (11.51%) .NET
2 145 (5.15%) HTML
3 105 (3.73%) XML
4 95 (3.37%) CSS
5 94 (3.34%) ASP.NET
6 88 (3.13%) Web Services
7 75 (2.66%) .NET Framework
8 68 (2.42%) WCF
9 59 (2.10%) HTML5
10 53 (1.88%) jQuery
11 47 (1.67%) Middleware
12 43 (1.53%) MDX
13 37 (1.31%) SOAP
13 37 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 35 (1.24%) WPF
14 35 (1.24%) Ajax
15 33 (1.17%) Entity Framework
16 32 (1.14%) LINQ
17 27 (0.96%) JSON
18 26 (0.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 410 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 85 (3.02%) Blackberry
4 82 (2.91%) Data Centre
5 66 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 62 (2.20%) NHS
7 50 (1.78%) Derivative
8 41 (1.46%) Fixed Income
9 37 (1.31%) Equities
10 36 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 36 (1.28%) iPhone
11 34 (1.21%) Clustering
11 34 (1.21%) Mathematics
12 33 (1.17%) Market Risk
13 31 (1.10%) PMI
13 31 (1.10%) iPad
14 29 (1.03%) User Experience
14 29 (1.03%) Statistics
15 25 (0.89%) Replication
15 25 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 634 (22.52%) Windows
2 220 (7.82%) Windows 7
3 156 (5.54%) Linux
4 144 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 103 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 101 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 85 (3.02%) UNIX
8 65 (2.31%) Windows XP
9 54 (1.92%) Android
10 49 (1.74%) Windows 8
11 28 (0.99%) Apple iOS
12 27 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (0.96%) Mac OS X
13 17 (0.60%) Solaris
14 16 (0.57%) Windows Vista
15 9 (0.32%) AIX
15 9 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.25%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
17 6 (0.21%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (16.41%) Project Management
2 398 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
3 326 (11.58%) ITIL
4 243 (8.63%) CRM
5 235 (8.35%) PRINCE2
6 233 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
7 228 (8.10%) Migration
8 206 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 173 (6.15%) Data Analysis
10 168 (5.97%) Business Analysis
11 158 (5.61%) Change Management
12 157 (5.58%) ETL
13 132 (4.69%) Analytics
14 129 (4.58%) Scrum
15 127 (4.51%) SDLC
16 114 (4.05%) Data Modelling
17 112 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
17 112 (3.98%) Time Management
18 102 (3.62%) Asset Management
19 97 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 782 (27.78%) SQL
2 297 (10.55%) C#
3 205 (7.28%) VBA
4 185 (6.57%) T-SQL
5 162 (5.75%) JavaScript
6 114 (4.05%) Java
7 94 (3.34%) PowerShell
8 75 (2.66%) VB
9 51 (1.81%) C
10 43 (1.53%) VB.NET
11 39 (1.39%) Python
12 36 (1.28%) Perl
13 35 (1.24%) VBScript
14 34 (1.21%) C++
15 24 (0.85%) Shell Script
16 18 (0.64%) PHP
16 18 (0.64%) PL/SQL
16 18 (0.64%) R
17 15 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 13 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 260 (9.24%) Degree
2 151 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 116 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 93 (3.30%) SC Cleared
5 77 (2.74%) PMI Certification
6 59 (2.10%) MCSE
7 54 (1.92%) PMP
8 37 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (1.17%) ISEB
9 33 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 32 (1.14%) DV Cleared
11 30 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (0.82%) MCP
13 22 (0.78%) CCNA
14 21 (0.75%) CISSP
15 20 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
16 19 (0.67%) MCITP
16 19 (0.67%) ISTQB
17 17 (0.60%) CISA
17 17 (0.60%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (3.69%) QA
2 93 (3.30%) SLA
3 33 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.53%) COBIT
6 14 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.43%) CRD IV
8 11 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.36%) MiFID
9 10 (0.36%) COREP
10 9 (0.32%) EMIR
11 8 (0.28%) Basel III
12 7 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
13 5 (0.18%) P3O
14 4 (0.14%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.14%) Basel II
15 3 (0.11%) FATCA
16 2 (0.071%) HL7
16 2 (0.071%) JSP 440
16 2 (0.071%) BS7799
System Software
1 369 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 123 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (2.24%) vSphere
4 58 (2.06%) XenApp
5 45 (1.60%) Hyper-V
6 28 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (0.78%) XenDesktop
8 20 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.67%) VMware ESX
9 19 (0.67%) NFS
10 13 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 11 (0.39%) XenServer
12 9 (0.32%) Docker
13 8 (0.28%) vCloud
14 7 (0.25%) KVM
15 6 (0.21%) SRDF
15 6 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 6 (0.21%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.21%) Terminal Server
16 5 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 118 (4.19%) SCCM
2 53 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (0.82%) SCOM
3 23 (0.82%) Puppet
4 21 (0.75%) NetBackup
5 18 (0.64%) Control-M
6 17 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 12 (0.43%) Backup Exec
7 12 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (0.39%) WMI
8 11 (0.39%) AirWatch
9 10 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
10 8 (0.28%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.25%) BladeLogic
12 6 (0.21%) WSUS
12 6 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
12 6 (0.21%) MOM
12 6 (0.21%) SnapVault
12 6 (0.21%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 1694 (60.18%) Microsoft
2 231 (8.21%) Oracle
3 193 (6.86%) VMware
4 172 (6.11%) Citrix
5 132 (4.69%) Cisco
6 122 (4.33%) HP
7 113 (4.01%) SAP
8 74 (2.63%) Sybase
8 74 (2.63%) IBM
9 48 (1.71%) NetApp
10 42 (1.49%) Apple
10 42 (1.49%) Google
11 39 (1.39%) Adobe
12 38 (1.35%) CheckPoint
13 37 (1.31%) Dell
14 36 (1.28%) Symantec
15 31 (1.10%) Red Hat
16 30 (1.07%) Tableau
17 29 (1.03%) Bloomberg
17 29 (1.03%) Remedy
London
Silverlink Technologies
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Havas People
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Computer People
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £33k - 37k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Undisclosed
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £110 - £130 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £130 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £413.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Rate: £200 - £325 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago