Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 65 69
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 -33
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 302 296 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.33% 3.66% 3.67%
As % of the Applications category 37.33% 43.53% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 206 211
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -1.60%
10th Percentile £213 £208 £208
90th Percentile £599 £618 £538
London median daily rate £410 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -3.53% +13.33% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 9
Central London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.94% +38.00%
10th Percentile £13.63 £13.31 £14.18
90th Percentile £36.25 £33.25 £60.50
London median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% +1.12%

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 809 680 704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 8.91% 8.41% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 482 470
Central London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £130 £185 £170
90th Percentile £575 £613 £550
London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 21 35
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +17.65% +3.03%
10th Percentile £13.16 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £33.25 £33.15
London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +27.27% -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 19 October 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
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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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 -4 248 £424 -3.14% 70
West End of London -21 15 £505 +129.55% 13
Southwark -25 15 £525 -
City of Westminster -2 11 £400 +48.15%
Camden - 2 - -
Microsoft Excel
London

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 136 (45.03%) Finance
2 123 (40.73%) SQL
3 90 (29.80%) VBA
4 85 (28.15%) Microsoft
5 78 (25.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 70 (23.18%) SQL Server
7 58 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (17.22%) Microsoft Office
8 52 (17.22%) Data Analysis
9 50 (16.56%) Python
10 48 (15.89%) Project Management
11 46 (15.23%) MS Visio
12 44 (14.57%) Windows
12 44 (14.57%) Banking
13 40 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (12.25%) Problem-Solving
15 34 (11.26%) Data Warehouse
15 34 (11.26%) C#
16 33 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
16 33 (10.93%) Analytics
17 31 (10.26%) T-SQL
18 30 (9.93%) ETL
19 29 (9.60%) Degree
20 28 (9.27%) Front Office
20 28 (9.27%) Oracle
21 27 (8.94%) Power BI
22 25 (8.28%) PMO
23 24 (7.95%) .NET
23 24 (7.95%) Migration

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 18 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.32%) SAS
3 5 (1.66%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.32%) Confluence
4 4 (1.32%) IIS
5 3 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.99%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.66%) Apache
6 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 78 (25.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 52 (17.22%) Microsoft Office
3 46 (15.23%) MS Visio
4 21 (6.95%) Microsoft Project
4 21 (6.95%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.99%) Windchill
6 2 (0.66%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.66%) SPSS
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.33%) InDesign
7 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) SAP PLM
1 3 (0.99%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.66%) Carpe Diem
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Eikon
2 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.33%) FastStats
3 1 (0.33%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.33%) ScheduALL
3 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (4.30%) Amazon S3
2 13 (4.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 9 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.98%) Office 365
4 4 (1.32%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.99%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.66%) Yammer
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.33%) G Suite
7 1 (0.33%) GitHub
7 1 (0.33%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.33%) iTunes
7 1 (0.33%) PaaS
7 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.32%) Skype
2 5 (1.66%) DHCP
3 4 (1.32%) Intranet
3 4 (1.32%) VPN
4 3 (0.99%) DNS
4 3 (0.99%) PuTTY
4 3 (0.99%) VoIP
4 3 (0.99%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.66%) Network Security
5 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.66%) WebEx
6 1 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (23.18%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.26%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (8.94%) Power BI
4 23 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (5.96%) Big Data
6 16 (5.30%) Hadoop
6 16 (5.30%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.97%) MS Access
8 14 (4.64%) Apache Hive
8 14 (4.64%) Impala
8 14 (4.64%) Sqoop
9 12 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (3.31%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.99%) MySQL
14 5 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (4.64%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.97%) Subversion
3 10 (3.31%) JIRA
4 7 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.32%) Maven
6 3 (0.99%) RStudio
6 3 (0.99%) Selenium
7 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.66%) jMock
7 2 (0.66%) JUnit
7 2 (0.66%) Mockito
7 2 (0.66%) MSTest
7 2 (0.66%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.66%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.33%) ERwin
8 1 (0.33%) NUnit
8 1 (0.33%) Toad
8 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 136 (45.03%) Finance
2 44 (14.57%) Banking
3 28 (9.27%) Front Office
4 17 (5.63%) Retail
5 14 (4.64%) Investment Banking
6 13 (4.30%) Law
7 8 (2.65%) Marketing
8 7 (2.32%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.32%) Legal
9 4 (1.32%) Billing
10 3 (0.99%) Advertising
10 3 (0.99%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.66%) Publishing
11 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.33%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 109 (36.09%) Analyst
2 72 (23.84%) Developer
3 36 (11.92%) Data Analyst
4 30 (9.93%) VBA Developer
5 21 (6.95%) Business Analyst
6 19 (6.29%) SQL Developer
7 18 (5.96%) Excel Developer
7 18 (5.96%) Excel VBA Developer
8 16 (5.30%) Python Developer
9 13 (4.30%) .NET Developer
9 13 (4.30%) Platform Engineer
10 12 (3.97%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 11 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (3.64%) Excel Analyst
12 10 (3.31%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.31%) Coordinator
12 10 (3.31%) SQL Analyst
13 9 (2.98%) Front Office Developer
13 9 (2.98%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.95%) .NET
2 17 (5.63%) XML
3 8 (2.65%) WPF
4 7 (2.32%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.66%) Entity Framework
5 5 (1.66%) NumPy
5 5 (1.66%) Pandas
6 3 (0.99%) CSS
6 3 (0.99%) HTML
6 3 (0.99%) JMS
6 3 (0.99%) Middleware
6 3 (0.99%) Spring
6 3 (0.99%) WinForms
7 2 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.66%) HTML5
7 2 (0.66%) JSON
7 2 (0.66%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.33%) Kafka
8 1 (0.33%) Node.js
8 1 (0.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.30%) Derivative
3 15 (4.97%) Reinsurance
3 15 (4.97%) Wiki
4 13 (4.30%) Data Structures
4 13 (4.30%) Fixed Income
5 12 (3.97%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.64%) Equities
7 9 (2.98%) Fintech
8 8 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (2.32%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.99%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.66%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.66%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (1.32%) Market Risk
13 3 (0.99%) User Experience
13 3 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.66%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.57%) Windows
2 14 (4.64%) Unix
2 14 (4.64%) Windows 10
3 11 (3.64%) Linux
4 9 (2.98%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.66%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.32%) Android
7 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (17.22%) Data Analysis
3 48 (15.89%) Project Management
4 40 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (12.25%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (10.93%) Analytics
6 33 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (9.93%) ETL
8 24 (7.95%) Business Analysis
8 24 (7.95%) Migration
9 23 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (7.28%) Asset Management
11 21 (6.95%) Scrum
12 20 (6.62%) Test Automation
13 16 (5.30%) Change Management
13 16 (5.30%) SDLC
13 16 (5.30%) Visualisation
14 15 (4.97%) Data Extraction
14 15 (4.97%) Data Management
15 14 (4.64%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (40.73%) SQL
2 90 (29.80%) VBA
3 50 (16.56%) Python
4 34 (11.26%) C#
5 31 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 21 (6.95%) PowerShell
7 15 (4.97%) R
8 13 (4.30%) Bash Shell
8 13 (4.30%) Java
8 13 (4.30%) Korn
8 13 (4.30%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.31%) VB
10 5 (1.66%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.66%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.66%) VBScript
11 4 (1.32%) PHP
12 3 (0.99%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.99%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.66%) C
13 2 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (9.60%) Degree
2 6 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.66%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.99%) ISEB
5 3 (0.99%) MCP
5 3 (0.99%) MCSA
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.99%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.66%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.66%) ACCA
6 2 (0.66%) CIMA
6 2 (0.66%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.66%) PMP
7 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.33%) MBA
7 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.28%) PMO
2 13 (4.30%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.30%) GDPR
3 11 (3.64%) QA
4 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.66%) IFRS
5 2 (0.66%) MiFID
5 2 (0.66%) SLA
6 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.33%) EMIR
System Software
1 13 (4.30%) HDFS
2 8 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.99%) BitLocker
3 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 15 (4.97%) Ansible
2 13 (4.30%) Hadoop YARN
2 13 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (4.30%) Puppet
3 8 (2.65%) SCCM
4 3 (0.99%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.66%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.66%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.66%) Terraform
6 1 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 85 (28.15%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.27%) Oracle
3 18 (5.96%) Tableau
4 13 (4.30%) Cloudera
5 11 (3.64%) SAP
6 8 (2.65%) iManage
7 7 (2.32%) Apple
7 7 (2.32%) Bloomberg
7 7 (2.32%) Citrix
8 6 (1.99%) Reuters
9 5 (1.66%) Charles River
9 5 (1.66%) Cisco
9 5 (1.66%) FactSet
9 5 (1.66%) Google
9 5 (1.66%) HP
9 5 (1.66%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.32%) Adobe
11 3 (0.99%) Avaya
11 3 (0.99%) CA
11 3 (0.99%) Dell