Period
to 15 September 2019

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 15 September 2019 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
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 80 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 304 279 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.83% 3.08% 3.51%
As % of the Applications category 41.59% 36.57% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 200 185
Central London median daily rate £450 £423 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +1.32% +4.25%
10th Percentile £188 £212 £200
90th Percentile £625 £638 £616
London median daily rate £400 £415 £425
% change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 12
Central London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.11% -8.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.50 £13.31
90th Percentile £40.13 £28.75 £33.08
London median hourly rate £16.50 £22.94 £23.50
% change year-on-year -28.07% -2.38% +32.02%

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 731 763 653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 9.22% 8.41% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 517 442
Central London median daily rate £400 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £144 £128 £178
90th Percentile £614 £588 £606
London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 22
Central London median hourly rate £19.47 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.09% +10.00% +1.49%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £26.75 £25.50 £33.08
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.96
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.56% +27.00%

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 15 September 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Central London over the 6 months to 15 September 2019.

Contractor 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 15 September 2019. 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 +16 229 £425 +0.29% 40
West End of London +20 11 £400 -22.33%
City of Westminster -13 5 £338 -28.95%
Kensington and Chelsea - 3 £195 -
Camden +8 2 £420 +366.67%
Southwark -19 1 £275 -47.62%
Microsoft Excel
London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, 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.

1 114 (37.50%) Finance
2 105 (34.54%) SQL
3 99 (32.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 92 (30.26%) Microsoft
5 77 (25.33%) Microsoft Office
6 76 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 71 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (18.42%) Data Analysis
9 54 (17.76%) Project Management
10 52 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
11 47 (15.46%) VBA
12 45 (14.80%) Power BI
12 45 (14.80%) Power Platform
13 44 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
14 43 (14.14%) Migration
15 37 (12.17%) PRINCE2
15 37 (12.17%) Windows
15 37 (12.17%) Degree
16 36 (11.84%) Scrum
17 33 (10.86%) Python
18 32 (10.53%) ETL
18 32 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
19 30 (9.87%) Oracle
20 29 (9.54%) MS Visio
21 28 (9.21%) SharePoint
21 28 (9.21%) Banking
22 27 (8.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 27 (8.88%) Use Case
23 26 (8.55%) Data Migration
24 25 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 28 (9.21%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.58%) Apache Spark
3 11 (3.62%) Confluence
4 9 (2.96%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.99%) Apache
6 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.66%) JBoss
6 2 (0.66%) Jetty
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.66%) SAS
6 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.33%) CMS
7 1 (0.33%) IIS
7 1 (0.33%) Moodle
7 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 99 (32.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 77 (25.33%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (9.54%) MS Visio
4 21 (6.91%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (4.28%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.32%) Snagit
7 2 (0.66%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.66%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.33%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.33%) iTrent
2 1 (0.33%) Line 500
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.33%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.33%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.33%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.80%) Power Platform
2 24 (7.89%) Office 365
3 16 (5.26%) AWS
3 16 (5.26%) Azure
4 9 (2.96%) Google Sheets
5 5 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.64%) G Suite
5 5 (1.64%) GCP
6 2 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.66%) Azure Functions
6 2 (0.66%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.66%) SaaS
6 2 (0.66%) Serverless
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.33%) Azure Stack
7 1 (0.33%) Google Docs
7 1 (0.33%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.33%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.96%) Skype
2 6 (1.97%) DHCP
2 6 (1.97%) DNS
2 6 (1.97%) Intranet
3 3 (0.99%) Internet
3 3 (0.99%) LAN
3 3 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.66%) Firewall
4 2 (0.66%) SSH
4 2 (0.66%) VPN
5 1 (0.33%) Broadband
5 1 (0.33%) GoToMeeting
5 1 (0.33%) IPsec
5 1 (0.33%) NAS
5 1 (0.33%) SAN
5 1 (0.33%) SSL
5 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.33%) WebEx
5 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (14.80%) Power BI
3 27 (8.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (5.92%) Apache Hive
6 18 (5.92%) Big Data
6 18 (5.92%) Impala
7 14 (4.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 12 (3.95%) QlikView
9 10 (3.29%) MS Access
10 9 (2.96%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.32%) Spotfire
13 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.99%) MySQL
13 3 (0.99%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (6.58%) JIRA
2 7 (2.30%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.32%) Selenium
5 3 (0.99%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.99%) Subversion
5 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.66%) FishEye
6 2 (0.66%) Gradle
6 2 (0.66%) Hudson
6 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.66%) Leiningen
6 2 (0.66%) Maven
6 2 (0.66%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.66%) Poseidon for UML
6 2 (0.66%) RStudio
6 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 114 (37.50%) Finance
2 28 (9.21%) Banking
3 21 (6.91%) Front Office
4 13 (4.28%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.28%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.29%) Marketing
5 10 (3.29%) Public Sector
6 9 (2.96%) Legal
7 7 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.30%) Retail
8 4 (1.32%) German Language
8 4 (1.32%) Law
9 3 (0.99%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.66%) Advertising
10 2 (0.66%) Back Office
10 2 (0.66%) Billing
10 2 (0.66%) International Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Police
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 113 (37.17%) Analyst
2 69 (22.70%) Developer
3 40 (13.16%) Data Analyst
4 22 (7.24%) Business Analyst
5 20 (6.58%) Data Engineer
5 20 (6.58%) Project Manager
6 18 (5.92%) Big Data Engineer
6 18 (5.92%) Cloud Engineer
7 17 (5.59%) SQL Developer
7 17 (5.59%) VBA Developer
8 15 (4.93%) C# Developer
9 12 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 12 (3.95%) Excel Analyst
10 11 (3.62%) Excel Developer
10 11 (3.62%) Front Office Developer
10 11 (3.62%) Python Developer
10 11 (3.62%) SQL Analyst
11 10 (3.29%) Analyst Developer
11 10 (3.29%) PMO Analyst
11 10 (3.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.61%) .NET
2 9 (2.96%) XML
3 7 (2.30%) HTML
4 6 (1.97%) jQuery
5 5 (1.64%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.64%) CSS
5 5 (1.64%) REST
6 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.99%) Apache Beam
7 3 (0.99%) Node.js
7 3 (0.99%) React
8 2 (0.66%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.66%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.66%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.66%) HTML5
8 2 (0.66%) JMS
8 2 (0.66%) Play Framework
8 2 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.66%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.30%) Wiki
5 6 (1.97%) Derivative
5 6 (1.97%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.64%) Equities
6 5 (1.64%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (1.32%) CMDB
7 4 (1.32%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.32%) PMI
7 4 (1.32%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.32%) Tandem
8 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.99%) Reinsurance
8 3 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.66%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.17%) Windows
2 22 (7.24%) Windows 10
3 15 (4.93%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.30%) Linux
5 4 (1.32%) Unix
5 4 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.99%) Android
6 3 (0.99%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.66%) CentOS
7 2 (0.66%) Debian
7 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (18.42%) Data Analysis
3 54 (17.76%) Project Management
4 44 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (14.14%) Migration
6 37 (12.17%) PRINCE2
7 36 (11.84%) Scrum
8 32 (10.53%) ETL
8 32 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (8.88%) Use Case
10 26 (8.55%) Data Migration
11 25 (8.22%) Analytics
12 24 (7.89%) Change Management
12 24 (7.89%) DevOps
13 21 (6.91%) Data Engineering
13 21 (6.91%) SDLC
14 20 (6.58%) Asset Management
14 20 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (6.25%) Visualisation
16 18 (5.92%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (34.54%) SQL
2 47 (15.46%) VBA
3 33 (10.86%) Python
4 22 (7.24%) C#
5 12 (3.95%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.95%) R
6 11 (3.62%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.29%) C++
7 10 (3.29%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.96%) Java
9 7 (2.30%) C
10 4 (1.32%) VB
11 3 (0.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.99%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.99%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.66%) Groovy
12 2 (0.66%) Ruby
12 2 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (12.17%) Degree
2 24 (7.89%) PMI Certification
3 21 (6.91%) PMP
4 18 (5.92%) Security Cleared
5 15 (4.93%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.33%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.33%) CISM
8 1 (0.33%) CISMP
8 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) IIBA
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.33%) MCDST
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.91%) PMO
2 13 (4.28%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.63%) GDPR
4 6 (1.97%) QA
5 5 (1.64%) SLA
6 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.99%) IFRS
7 3 (0.99%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.33%) ITGC
9 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.64%) XenApp
2 5 (1.64%) XenDesktop
3 4 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) IAG
5 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (2.96%) SCCM
2 5 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (0.99%) Puppet
4 2 (0.66%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.66%) FlexNet
4 2 (0.66%) QRadar
4 2 (0.66%) Salt
5 1 (0.33%) Control-M
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 92 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.87%) Oracle
3 24 (7.89%) Tableau
4 20 (6.58%) Cloudera
5 19 (6.25%) Informatica
6 10 (3.29%) Bloomberg
6 10 (3.29%) Google
7 8 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.30%) Dell
8 7 (2.30%) HP
8 7 (2.30%) Reuters
8 7 (2.30%) SAP
9 6 (1.97%) Citrix
9 6 (1.97%) IBM
9 6 (1.97%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.97%) VMware
10 5 (1.64%) Adobe
10 5 (1.64%) Alteryx
10 5 (1.64%) Cognos
10 5 (1.64%) Symantec