Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 70 77
Rank change year-on-year +22 +7 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 121 302 305
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 4.54% 3.61% 3.35%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 39.79% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 232 225
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £177 £205 £211
90th Percentile £675 £624 £638
London median daily rate £425 £400 £424
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.60% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £15.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +6.11% -5.76%
10th Percentile £17.00 £10.95 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.86 £89.36 £28.75
London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £33.74
% change year-on-year +30.30% -51.09% +53.35%

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 242 759 793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 9.07% 9.08% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 514 557
Median daily rate £415 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £133 £153 £132
90th Percentile £675 £609 £600
London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 39 40
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.47 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +4.09% +13.33%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £37.98 £26.75 £27.33
Median hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.47% -5.00% -4.76%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Central London

Microsoft Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Central London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Central London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Central London

Microsoft Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Central London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 8 August 2020. 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 +27 106 £475 +15.15% 14
West End of London +8 4 £115 -72.94% 3
City of Westminster +26 3 £115 -71.25% 3
Microsoft Excel
London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 48 (39.67%) Finance
2 46 (38.02%) SQL
3 44 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 36 (29.75%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (23.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 26 (21.49%) VBA
7 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (17.36%) Power BI
8 21 (17.36%) Power Platform
8 21 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (17.36%) Python
8 21 (17.36%) Change Management
9 20 (16.53%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (14.88%) SDLC
11 17 (14.05%) ETL
12 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
12 16 (13.22%) Kimball Methodology
13 15 (12.40%) Information Management
14 14 (11.57%) .NET
14 14 (11.57%) Azure
15 13 (10.74%) C#
15 13 (10.74%) MS Visio
15 13 (10.74%) Data Modelling
15 13 (10.74%) Banking
15 13 (10.74%) Asset Management
16 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
16 12 (9.92%) Migration
16 12 (9.92%) Machine Learning
16 12 (9.92%) R

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 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.48%) SAS
2 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.83%) Moodle
Applications
1 29 (23.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (10.74%) MS Visio
3 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (4.13%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.83%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.83%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.83%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.83%) Primavera
2 1 (0.83%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.36%) Power Platform
2 14 (11.57%) Azure
3 9 (7.44%) AWS
4 5 (4.13%) Office 365
5 4 (3.31%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (3.31%) Azure Functions
5 4 (3.31%) Serverless
6 2 (1.65%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.83%) Azure Stack
7 1 (0.83%) G Suite
7 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.83%) Google Docs
7 1 (0.83%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.83%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.83%) SaaS
7 1 (0.83%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) DHCP
1 3 (2.48%) DNS
1 3 (2.48%) FTP
1 3 (2.48%) VLAN
2 2 (1.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.83%) Intranet
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) Network Security
3 1 (0.83%) SAN
3 1 (0.83%) Skype
3 1 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) VoIP
3 1 (0.83%) WAN
3 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.36%) Power BI
1 21 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (16.53%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (4.96%) PowerPivot
7 5 (4.13%) Spotfire
7 5 (4.13%) SSDT
8 3 (2.48%) Adabas
8 3 (2.48%) MS Access
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.65%) QlikView
9 2 (1.65%) SAS EBI
10 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.83%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.83%) Looker
10 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.48%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.65%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.65%) JIRA
6 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 48 (39.67%) Finance
2 13 (10.74%) Banking
3 10 (8.26%) Front Office
4 8 (6.61%) Public Sector
5 6 (4.96%) Law
5 6 (4.96%) Legal
5 6 (4.96%) Marketing
6 4 (3.31%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.48%) Billing
7 3 (2.48%) Police
7 3 (2.48%) Retail
8 2 (1.65%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.65%) Local Government
8 2 (1.65%) Publishing
8 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.83%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.83%) International Banking
9 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (33.06%) Analyst
2 27 (22.31%) Developer
3 13 (10.74%) Technical Analyst
4 12 (9.92%) Business Analyst
5 9 (7.44%) Data Analyst
5 9 (7.44%) ETL Analyst
5 9 (7.44%) SQL Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.79%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.96%) SQL Data Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) SSIS Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Architect
9 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Administrator
10 4 (3.31%) Consultant
10 4 (3.31%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) .NET
2 5 (4.13%) CSS
2 5 (4.13%) HTML
2 5 (4.13%) MDX
3 4 (3.31%) WinForms
4 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.48%) COM
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.65%) jQuery
6 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.83%) React
6 1 (0.83%) Redux
6 1 (0.83%) SignalR
6 1 (0.83%) WCF
6 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.44%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.48%) Derivative
4 3 (2.48%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.48%) User Experience
5 2 (1.65%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.65%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.65%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.83%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (0.83%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.83%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.61%) Windows
2 5 (4.13%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.48%) Linux
3 3 (2.48%) Unix
4 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.75%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.36%) Change Management
4 18 (14.88%) SDLC
5 17 (14.05%) ETL
6 16 (13.22%) Kimball Methodology
7 15 (12.40%) Information Management
8 13 (10.74%) Asset Management
8 13 (10.74%) Data Modelling
9 12 (9.92%) Machine Learning
9 12 (9.92%) Migration
10 11 (9.09%) Requirements Gathering
11 10 (8.26%) Data Analysis
11 10 (8.26%) Data Development
11 10 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (8.26%) Visualisation
12 9 (7.44%) Data Management
12 9 (7.44%) Portfolio Management
13 8 (6.61%) Data Protection
13 8 (6.61%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.02%) SQL
2 26 (21.49%) VBA
3 21 (17.36%) Python
4 13 (10.74%) C#
5 12 (9.92%) R
6 8 (6.61%) C++
6 8 (6.61%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (4.13%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.48%) JCL
9 3 (2.48%) Natural
9 3 (2.48%) VB
9 3 (2.48%) VBScript
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) Java
10 1 (0.83%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) Degree
4 2 (1.65%) CCNA
4 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.83%) CCNP
5 1 (0.83%) CIPD
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) QA
2 7 (5.79%) Solvency II
3 4 (3.31%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.48%) PMO
5 2 (1.65%) EMIR
5 2 (1.65%) GDPR
6 1 (0.83%) IFRS
6 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.83%) MiFID
6 1 (0.83%) RMADS
6 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.83%) SLA
6 1 (0.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.83%) EnCase
1 1 (0.83%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.09%) Oracle
3 6 (4.96%) Remedy
4 4 (3.31%) Alteryx
5 3 (2.48%) Adobe
5 3 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.48%) Software AG
5 3 (2.48%) Tableau
5 3 (2.48%) VMware
6 2 (1.65%) Cisco
6 2 (1.65%) ForeScout
6 2 (1.65%) Google
6 2 (1.65%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) SAP
6 2 (1.65%) Splunk
7 1 (0.83%) Blackboard
7 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.83%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.83%) Northgate
7 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow