Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 66 71
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 -26
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 298 353 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.38% 3.84% 3.23%
As % of the Applications category 38.90% 42.07% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 269 168
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% -9.68%
10th Percentile £185 £206 £150
90th Percentile £588 £588 £529
London median daily rate £400 £414 £400
% change year-on-year -3.32% +3.44% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 8
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.03 £15.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.77% +12.19% +16.73%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £65.50 £37.98 £20.08
London median hourly rate £22.29 £24.50 £19.82
% change year-on-year -9.04% +23.61% -11.91%

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 766 839 569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 8.69% 9.13% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 605 392
Central London median daily rate £400 £425 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.32% +3.67%
10th Percentile £135 £141 £148
90th Percentile £563 £589 £575
London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 18
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.53 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.38% -3.42% -15.39%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.43 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.70 £30.50 £27.20
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.60 £18.60
% change year-on-year -2.91% +10.75% +11.04%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -16 219 £400 -5.88% 25
West End of London -8 13 £325 -23.53% 1
City of Westminster -5 10 £400 +28.00% 1
Southwark -34 2 £255 -57.50%
Camden -3 1 £540 +500.00% 1
Microsoft Excel
London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 113 (37.92%) Finance
2 103 (34.56%) Microsoft
3 96 (32.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 84 (28.19%) SQL
5 67 (22.48%) SQL Server
5 67 (22.48%) Microsoft Office
6 66 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (22.15%) Analytical Skills
7 63 (21.14%) VBA
8 50 (16.78%) Project Management
9 48 (16.11%) Data Analysis
10 45 (15.10%) Degree
11 40 (13.42%) Analytics
12 39 (13.09%) Migration
13 34 (11.41%) Python
14 33 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
15 30 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (9.73%) Asset Management
17 27 (9.06%) Change Management
18 26 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
18 26 (8.72%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (8.72%) Oracle
18 26 (8.72%) Java
18 26 (8.72%) Windows
19 25 (8.39%) Scrum
19 25 (8.39%) Banking
20 24 (8.05%) DevOps
21 23 (7.72%) MS Visio
22 22 (7.38%) ETL
22 22 (7.38%) C#

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 15 (5.03%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.68%) Confluence
3 7 (2.35%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.01%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.67%) SAS
7 1 (0.34%) CMS
7 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 96 (32.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 67 (22.48%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (7.72%) MS Visio
4 21 (7.05%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (5.03%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.34%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.34%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.67%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Line 500
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.34%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.34%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.70%) Office 365
2 12 (4.03%) OpenShift
3 11 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.34%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.34%) G Suite
6 4 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.01%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.67%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.67%) Trello
9 1 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.34%) GitHub
9 1 (0.34%) SaaS
9 1 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.02%) DHCP
1 9 (3.02%) Skype
2 8 (2.68%) LAN
2 8 (2.68%) VPN
3 7 (2.35%) DNS
4 6 (2.01%) Internet
5 5 (1.68%) Firewall
5 5 (1.68%) WAN
5 5 (1.68%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (1.34%) Wireless
7 3 (1.01%) BGP
7 3 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.01%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.01%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.01%) MPLS
7 3 (1.01%) Multicast
7 3 (1.01%) Network Security
7 3 (1.01%) OSPF
8 2 (0.67%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (22.48%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.72%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (7.05%) Power BI
4 18 (6.04%) Relational Database
4 18 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (5.37%) MS Access
7 12 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.35%) Big Data
8 7 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.34%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.34%) BigQuery
11 4 (1.34%) Impala
11 4 (1.34%) MySQL
11 4 (1.34%) QlikView
12 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.01%) PowerPivot
12 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.37%) JIRA
3 14 (4.70%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.68%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.01%) Maven
5 3 (1.01%) Subversion
5 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.67%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.34%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.34%) LSMW
7 1 (0.34%) Moq
7 1 (0.34%) MSTest
7 1 (0.34%) NUnit
7 1 (0.34%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.34%) Selenium
7 1 (0.34%) tSQLt
7 1 (0.34%) WinDbg
General
1 113 (37.92%) Finance
2 25 (8.39%) Banking
3 18 (6.04%) Marketing
4 17 (5.70%) Front Office
5 14 (4.70%) Retail
6 11 (3.69%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.02%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.68%) Billing
8 8 (2.68%) Law
8 8 (2.68%) Legal
9 5 (1.68%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.01%) German Language
11 2 (0.67%) Advertising
11 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.34%) Back Office
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) International Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (37.25%) Analyst
2 67 (22.48%) Developer
3 39 (13.09%) Data Analyst
4 23 (7.72%) Excel Analyst
5 22 (7.38%) Business Analyst
6 19 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 18 (6.04%) SQL Analyst
8 15 (5.03%) VBA Developer
9 14 (4.70%) SQL Developer
10 12 (4.03%) Angular Developer
10 12 (4.03%) Consultant
10 12 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (4.03%) Node.js Developer
10 12 (4.03%) Python Developer
11 10 (3.36%) Data Engineer
12 9 (3.02%) Analyst Developer
12 9 (3.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (3.02%) Report Analyst
12 9 (3.02%) SQL Data Analyst
13 7 (2.35%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.70%) .NET
2 16 (5.37%) HTML
3 15 (5.03%) REST
4 14 (4.70%) CSS
5 12 (4.03%) AngularJS
5 12 (4.03%) CSS3
5 12 (4.03%) D3.js
5 12 (4.03%) Electron Framework
5 12 (4.03%) HTML5
5 12 (4.03%) jQuery
5 12 (4.03%) JSON
5 12 (4.03%) JSP
5 12 (4.03%) JSTL
5 12 (4.03%) Node.js
5 12 (4.03%) SOAP
5 12 (4.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (4.03%) Vue.js
6 7 (2.35%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.34%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (22.15%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (5.03%) Fat Client
3 15 (5.03%) Thin Client
4 13 (4.36%) Clustering
5 12 (4.03%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.36%) Tandem
7 9 (3.02%) Fixed Income
7 9 (3.02%) Reinsurance
8 6 (2.01%) Derivative
8 6 (2.01%) Equities
9 5 (1.68%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.68%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.68%) User Experience
10 4 (1.34%) CMDB
10 4 (1.34%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.34%) NHS
10 4 (1.34%) Robotics
10 4 (1.34%) Wiki
11 3 (1.01%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.72%) Windows
2 14 (4.70%) Windows 10
3 6 (2.01%) Linux
4 5 (1.68%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.01%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.01%) Unix
7 1 (0.34%) Android
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (16.78%) Project Management
3 48 (16.11%) Data Analysis
4 40 (13.42%) Analytics
5 39 (13.09%) Migration
6 33 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (9.73%) Asset Management
9 27 (9.06%) Change Management
10 26 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (8.39%) Scrum
12 24 (8.05%) DevOps
13 22 (7.38%) ETL
14 21 (7.05%) Data Migration
14 21 (7.05%) Use Case
15 20 (6.71%) Business Analysis
15 20 (6.71%) Visualisation
16 19 (6.38%) ITIL
17 18 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (6.04%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (28.19%) SQL
2 63 (21.14%) VBA
3 34 (11.41%) Python
4 26 (8.72%) Java
5 22 (7.38%) C#
6 14 (4.70%) T-SQL
7 12 (4.03%) TypeScript
8 11 (3.69%) C++
9 8 (2.68%) VBScript
10 6 (2.01%) R
11 5 (1.68%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.68%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.34%) C
12 4 (1.34%) Perl
13 3 (1.01%) PHP
14 2 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (15.10%) Degree
2 15 (5.03%) Numerate Degree
3 14 (4.70%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.69%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.68%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.68%) PMP
6 6 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.34%) CCNA
7 4 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.01%) ACCA
8 3 (1.01%) Avaya Certification
8 3 (1.01%) CCNP
8 3 (1.01%) CIMA
8 3 (1.01%) CISSP
9 2 (0.67%) CCAB
9 2 (0.67%) CISM
9 2 (0.67%) CISMP
9 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.34%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.37%) PMO
1 16 (5.37%) QA
2 5 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.34%) IFRS
3 4 (1.34%) SLA
4 3 (1.01%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.67%) GDPR
6 1 (0.34%) GAAP
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.68%) XenApp
3 5 (1.68%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.34%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.01%) Firmware
6 2 (0.67%) Docker
6 2 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.34%) IAG
7 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (4.03%) Ansible
1 12 (4.03%) SCCM
2 5 (1.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.01%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.34%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.34%) FlexNet
4 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.34%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.34%) QRadar
Vendors
1 103 (34.56%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.72%) Oracle
3 16 (5.37%) Tableau
4 15 (5.03%) Google
5 11 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (3.36%) VMware
7 9 (3.02%) Bloomberg
7 9 (3.02%) Citrix
7 9 (3.02%) SAP
8 8 (2.68%) Cisco
9 6 (2.01%) Dell
9 6 (2.01%) HP
9 6 (2.01%) Reuters
9 6 (2.01%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.01%) Symantec
10 5 (1.68%) Adobe
10 5 (1.68%) Avaya
10 5 (1.68%) Informatica
10 5 (1.68%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.68%) Workday