Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 59 74
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15 -36
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 337 329 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.63% 3.81% 3.49%
As % of the Applications category 39.10% 44.28% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 246 187
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £218 £207 £200
90th Percentile £600 £626 £538
London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 7
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 £22.86 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.74% +1.58% +66.67%
London median hourly rate £20.38 £21.11 £18.91
% change year-on-year -3.49% +11.65% +2.22%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 862 743 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 9.27% 8.61% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 539 416
Central London median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £135 £165 £164
90th Percentile £569 £625 £575
London median daily rate £400 £380 £382
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.52% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 25
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +18.84% +4.55%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.16 £11.75
90th Percentile £25.50 £32.73 £36.75
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -6.10% +24.24% -2.94%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Central London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Central London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Central London over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Central London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Central London

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the Central London region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 264 £450 +3.03% 45
City of Westminster 0 15 £400 +23.08% 1
Southwark -26 12 £525 -12.50%
West End of London -22 11 £475 +5.56% 1
Microsoft Excel
London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 140 (41.54%) Finance
2 121 (35.91%) SQL
3 96 (28.49%) VBA
3 96 (28.49%) Microsoft
4 92 (27.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 82 (24.33%) SQL Server
6 65 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (18.69%) Microsoft Office
8 55 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
9 53 (15.73%) Data Analysis
10 51 (15.13%) Python
11 50 (14.84%) Project Management
12 42 (12.46%) Analytics
13 40 (11.87%) MS Visio
14 39 (11.57%) Windows
14 39 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (11.28%) Migration
16 37 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (10.68%) Banking
17 36 (10.68%) Degree
18 34 (10.09%) T-SQL
18 34 (10.09%) C#
19 33 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
19 33 (9.79%) Asset Management
19 33 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
20 32 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
21 31 (9.20%) ETL
22 30 (8.90%) Oracle
22 30 (8.90%) Change Management
23 29 (8.61%) Scrum

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 19 (5.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.78%) SAS
3 5 (1.48%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.19%) Confluence
5 3 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.89%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.59%) Apache
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.30%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) IIS
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 92 (27.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 63 (18.69%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (11.87%) MS Visio
4 23 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (5.04%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.89%) Windchill
7 2 (0.59%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.30%) InDesign
8 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.89%) SAP PLM
2 3 (0.89%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.59%) Eikon
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.30%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.30%) ScheduALL
4 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.30%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.56%) OpenShift
3 11 (3.26%) Office 365
4 10 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (2.97%) Amazon S3
4 10 (2.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.89%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.30%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.30%) iTunes
8 1 (0.30%) PaaS
8 1 (0.30%) SaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.97%) Skype
1 10 (2.97%) VPN
2 9 (2.67%) Wireshark
3 7 (2.08%) PuTTY
4 5 (1.48%) DHCP
4 5 (1.48%) LAN
4 5 (1.48%) VoIP
5 4 (1.19%) DNS
5 4 (1.19%) Network Security
5 4 (1.19%) WAN
6 3 (0.89%) Firewall
6 3 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.59%) ATM
7 2 (0.59%) BGP
7 2 (0.59%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.59%) Internet
7 2 (0.59%) Intranet
7 2 (0.59%) MPLS
7 2 (0.59%) OSPF
7 2 (0.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (24.33%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (8.01%) Relational Database
3 27 (8.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (7.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (6.82%) MS Access
6 21 (6.23%) Power BI
7 15 (4.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (3.56%) Hadoop
9 11 (3.26%) Big Data
9 11 (3.26%) Impala
10 10 (2.97%) Apache Hive
10 10 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.97%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.97%) Sqoop
11 9 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (1.78%) MySQL
13 6 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (6.53%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.86%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.26%) JIRA
3 11 (3.26%) Subversion
4 10 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.48%) Maven
6 3 (0.89%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.59%) jMock
7 2 (0.59%) JUnit
7 2 (0.59%) Mockito
7 2 (0.59%) MSTest
7 2 (0.59%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.59%) RStudio
7 2 (0.59%) Selenium
7 2 (0.59%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.30%) ERwin
8 1 (0.30%) NUnit
8 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 140 (41.54%) Finance
2 36 (10.68%) Banking
3 25 (7.42%) Front Office
4 19 (5.64%) Retail
5 9 (2.67%) Billing
5 9 (2.67%) Law
6 8 (2.37%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.78%) General Ledger
7 6 (1.78%) Legal
7 6 (1.78%) Marketing
8 5 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.30%) International Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (34.72%) Analyst
2 83 (24.63%) Developer
3 31 (9.20%) VBA Developer
4 30 (8.90%) Data Analyst
5 26 (7.72%) Business Analyst
6 20 (5.93%) Project Manager
7 16 (4.75%) Python Developer
8 15 (4.45%) SQL Developer
9 14 (4.15%) Coordinator
9 14 (4.15%) Excel Developer
9 14 (4.15%) Excel VBA Developer
10 13 (3.86%) Excel Analyst
11 12 (3.56%) .NET Developer
11 12 (3.56%) Angular Developer
11 12 (3.56%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (3.56%) Node.js Developer
12 11 (3.26%) Support Engineer
13 10 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 10 (2.97%) Platform Engineer
13 10 (2.97%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.23%) .NET
2 15 (4.45%) CSS
2 15 (4.45%) XML
3 14 (4.15%) HTML
4 13 (3.86%) HTML5
4 13 (3.86%) JSON
5 12 (3.56%) AngularJS
5 12 (3.56%) CSS3
5 12 (3.56%) D3.js
5 12 (3.56%) Electron Framework
5 12 (3.56%) jQuery
5 12 (3.56%) JSP
5 12 (3.56%) JSTL
5 12 (3.56%) Node.js
5 12 (3.56%) REST
5 12 (3.56%) SOAP
5 12 (3.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (3.56%) Vue.js
5 12 (3.56%) WPF
6 10 (2.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.53%) Reinsurance
3 20 (5.93%) Fixed Income
4 18 (5.34%) Derivative
5 17 (5.04%) Equities
6 16 (4.75%) Management Information System
7 14 (4.15%) Fat Client
7 14 (4.15%) Thin Client
8 13 (3.86%) Clustering
8 13 (3.86%) Data Structures
9 12 (3.56%) Wiki
10 9 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (2.37%) Tandem
12 7 (2.08%) User Experience
13 6 (1.78%) Fintech
13 6 (1.78%) Reference Data
14 5 (1.48%) FMCG
14 5 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (1.19%) NHS
15 4 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.57%) Windows
2 14 (4.15%) Linux
3 12 (3.56%) Windows 10
4 11 (3.26%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.97%) Unix
6 7 (2.08%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.78%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.59%) Android
8 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (15.73%) Data Analysis
3 50 (14.84%) Project Management
4 42 (12.46%) Analytics
5 39 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (11.28%) Migration
7 37 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (9.79%) Asset Management
8 33 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (9.20%) ETL
11 30 (8.90%) Change Management
12 29 (8.61%) Scrum
13 28 (8.31%) Business Analysis
14 23 (6.82%) Data Management
15 21 (6.23%) DevOps
16 18 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (5.34%) Time Management
16 18 (5.34%) Visualisation
17 17 (5.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 121 (35.91%) SQL
2 96 (28.49%) VBA
3 51 (15.13%) Python
4 34 (10.09%) C#
4 34 (10.09%) T-SQL
5 21 (6.23%) Java
5 21 (6.23%) PowerShell
6 14 (4.15%) R
7 12 (3.56%) TypeScript
8 11 (3.26%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.97%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.97%) Korn
10 8 (2.37%) VBScript
11 7 (2.08%) PHP
12 6 (1.78%) VB
13 5 (1.48%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.89%) Perl
15 2 (0.59%) C++
15 2 (0.59%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.30%) KiXtart
Qualifications
1 36 (10.68%) Degree
2 17 (5.04%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (3.56%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.48%) ACCA
5 5 (1.48%) CIMA
6 4 (1.19%) MCSA
6 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.89%) ISEB
7 3 (0.89%) MCP
8 2 (0.59%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.59%) Avaya Certification
8 2 (0.59%) CCAB
8 2 (0.59%) CCNA
8 2 (0.59%) CCNP
8 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.59%) PMP
9 1 (0.30%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.53%) PMO
2 14 (4.15%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.67%) GDPR
4 5 (1.48%) QA
5 4 (1.19%) IFRS
5 4 (1.19%) SLA
6 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.59%) MiFID
8 1 (0.30%) EMIR
System Software
1 11 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.97%) HDFS
3 8 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.08%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.59%) Firmware
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (7.12%) Ansible
2 13 (3.86%) SCCM
3 10 (2.97%) Hadoop YARN
3 10 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.97%) Puppet
4 8 (2.37%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.89%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.59%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.59%) Terraform
7 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.30%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 96 (28.49%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.90%) Oracle
3 22 (6.53%) Tableau
4 11 (3.26%) Cisco
4 11 (3.26%) iManage
4 11 (3.26%) SAP
4 11 (3.26%) ServiceNow
5 10 (2.97%) Cloudera
5 10 (2.97%) HP
5 10 (2.97%) SolarWinds
6 9 (2.67%) Avaya
6 9 (2.67%) Charles River
7 8 (2.37%) Bloomberg
7 8 (2.37%) VMware
8 7 (2.08%) Dell
8 7 (2.08%) FactSet
8 7 (2.08%) Polycom
9 6 (1.78%) Apple
10 5 (1.48%) Reuters
11 4 (1.19%) Citrix