Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 73 62
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 235 334 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.32% 3.57% 3.86%
As % of the Applications category 38.97% 38.30% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 242 251
Central London median daily rate £425 £436 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% +2.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £159 £224 £208
90th Percentile £629 £599 £625
London median daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 12
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £22.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -38.74% +1.58%
10th Percentile £16.50 £14.00 £13.52
90th Percentile £22.70 £14.00 £33.25
London median hourly rate £18.25 £19.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year -5.59% -7.95% +5.47%

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 603 872 760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 8.53% 9.33% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 598 553
Central London median daily rate £400 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% -2.81% +1.27%
10th Percentile £135 £135 £167
90th Percentile £600 £563 £625
London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 24
Central London median hourly rate £19.47 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -8.78% +17.99%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.25 £12.16
90th Percentile £28.65 £25.50 £32.73
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.55
% change year-on-year - -7.54% +23.39%

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 12 December 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
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 12 December 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 +1 195 £410 -7.61% 40
West End of London +28 11 £400 -15.79%
City of Westminster -12 4 £369 -7.81%
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £119 -
Southwark +17 1 £275 -47.62%
Camden - 1 £300 - 1
Microsoft Excel
London

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 95 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 91 (38.72%) Finance
3 76 (32.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 68 (28.94%) SQL
5 64 (27.23%) Microsoft Office
6 55 (23.40%) SQL Server
7 44 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (16.60%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (16.17%) VBA
11 35 (14.89%) Project Management
12 34 (14.47%) SharePoint
12 34 (14.47%) Data Analysis
13 33 (14.04%) Power BI
13 33 (14.04%) Power Platform
14 31 (13.19%) Windows
15 26 (11.06%) Banking
15 26 (11.06%) Python
15 26 (11.06%) MS Visio
15 26 (11.06%) ETL
16 24 (10.21%) Office 365
17 23 (9.79%) Analytics
17 23 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
18 22 (9.36%) C#
18 22 (9.36%) Change Management
19 21 (8.94%) Degree
19 21 (8.94%) Security Cleared
20 19 (8.09%) SC Cleared
20 19 (8.09%) Visualisation
20 19 (8.09%) Front Office

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 34 (14.47%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.55%) Confluence
3 4 (1.70%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.28%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.85%) Apache
5 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.85%) JBoss
5 2 (0.85%) Jetty
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 76 (32.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 64 (27.23%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (11.06%) MS Visio
4 16 (6.81%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (2.98%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.85%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.85%) Snagit
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.43%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.43%) Global One
2 1 (0.43%) iTrent
2 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.43%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.43%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.43%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.04%) Power Platform
2 24 (10.21%) Office 365
3 16 (6.81%) Azure
4 11 (4.68%) AWS
5 6 (2.55%) Google Sheets
6 4 (1.70%) PowerApps
7 3 (1.28%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.85%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.85%) G Suite
8 2 (0.85%) GCP
8 2 (0.85%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Flow
8 2 (0.85%) SaaS
8 2 (0.85%) Serverless
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.43%) Google Docs
9 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (1.70%) 4G
3 3 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (1.28%) Skype
4 2 (0.85%) SSH
4 2 (0.85%) Wireless
5 1 (0.43%) Broadband
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.43%) FTP
5 1 (0.43%) GoToMeeting
5 1 (0.43%) Internet
5 1 (0.43%) Intranet
5 1 (0.43%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.04%) Power BI
3 17 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (6.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (6.38%) QlikView
6 13 (5.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (5.11%) Relational Database
8 10 (4.26%) MS Access
9 9 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (2.98%) Spotfire
11 6 (2.55%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (2.55%) PowerPivot
12 5 (2.13%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.70%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.28%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.85%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (6.81%) JIRA
2 10 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.70%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.28%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.28%) Selenium
4 3 (1.28%) Subversion
5 2 (0.85%) Ant
5 2 (0.85%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.85%) FishEye
5 2 (0.85%) Gradle
5 2 (0.85%) Hudson
5 2 (0.85%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.85%) Maven
5 2 (0.85%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.85%) Poseidon for UML
5 2 (0.85%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 91 (38.72%) Finance
2 26 (11.06%) Banking
3 19 (8.09%) Front Office
4 14 (5.96%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.40%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.98%) Back Office
6 7 (2.98%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.55%) Legal
8 4 (1.70%) German Language
8 4 (1.70%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.28%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.28%) Marketing
9 3 (1.28%) Retail
10 2 (0.85%) Billing
10 2 (0.85%) French Language
10 2 (0.85%) Publishing
11 1 (0.43%) International Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.43%) Local Government
11 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (37.02%) Analyst
2 55 (23.40%) Developer
3 28 (11.91%) Data Analyst
4 21 (8.94%) Business Analyst
5 17 (7.23%) C# Developer
6 15 (6.38%) Administrator
6 15 (6.38%) Junior
7 14 (5.96%) VBA Developer
8 13 (5.53%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (3.83%) .NET Developer
10 9 (3.83%) Excel Analyst
10 9 (3.83%) Excel Developer
10 9 (3.83%) IT Administrator
11 8 (3.40%) Python Developer
11 8 (3.40%) Service Analyst
11 8 (3.40%) SQL Developer
12 7 (2.98%) Analyst Developer
12 7 (2.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 7 (2.98%) Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.66%) .NET
2 11 (4.68%) XML
3 7 (2.98%) HTML
4 6 (2.55%) jQuery
5 5 (2.13%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.13%) CSS
5 5 (2.13%) WinForms
5 5 (2.13%) WPF
6 4 (1.70%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.70%) React
6 4 (1.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.28%) Node.js
7 3 (1.28%) REST
8 2 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.85%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.85%) JMS
8 2 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.85%) Spring
8 2 (0.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.23%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (5.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.13%) Derivative
5 4 (1.70%) EPoS
5 4 (1.70%) Equities
5 4 (1.70%) Reinsurance
5 4 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.28%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.28%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.28%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.28%) Wiki
7 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.85%) PMI
7 2 (0.85%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.43%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.43%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.19%) Windows
2 15 (6.38%) Windows 10
3 11 (4.68%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.40%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.70%) Linux
6 3 (1.28%) Android
6 3 (1.28%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.28%) Unix
7 2 (0.85%) CentOS
7 2 (0.85%) Debian
7 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.60%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (14.89%) Project Management
4 34 (14.47%) Data Analysis
5 26 (11.06%) ETL
6 23 (9.79%) Analytics
6 23 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (9.36%) Change Management
8 19 (8.09%) Asset Management
8 19 (8.09%) Visualisation
9 17 (7.23%) Migration
10 16 (6.81%) Time Management
10 16 (6.81%) Validation
10 16 (6.81%) Waterfall
11 15 (6.38%) Business Analysis
11 15 (6.38%) Decision-Making
11 15 (6.38%) PRINCE2
11 15 (6.38%) Scrum
12 14 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (5.53%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (28.94%) SQL
2 38 (16.17%) VBA
3 26 (11.06%) Python
4 22 (9.36%) C#
5 13 (5.53%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.68%) R
7 10 (4.26%) C++
7 10 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.98%) Java
9 5 (2.13%) VB
10 4 (1.70%) Scala
11 3 (1.28%) C
11 3 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.28%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.28%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.85%) Clojure
12 2 (0.85%) ClojureScript
12 2 (0.85%) Perl
12 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (8.94%) Degree
1 21 (8.94%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.13%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.28%) Dell Certification
4 3 (1.28%) PMP
5 2 (0.85%) CBAP
5 2 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.85%) MCSA
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.43%) ACCA
6 1 (0.43%) CIPD
6 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) IIBA
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.43%) MCDST
6 1 (0.43%) MOS
6 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.81%) PMO
2 11 (4.68%) Data Quality
3 8 (3.40%) QA
4 7 (2.98%) GDPR
5 6 (2.55%) SLA
6 5 (2.13%) IFRS
6 5 (2.13%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.43%) ITGC
8 1 (0.43%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) Puppet
2 2 (0.85%) Salt
2 2 (0.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) Control-M
3 1 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 95 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.23%) Tableau
3 15 (6.38%) Oracle
4 12 (5.11%) Adobe
5 9 (3.83%) Cognos
5 9 (3.83%) Google
6 6 (2.55%) Dell
7 5 (2.13%) BT
7 5 (2.13%) IBM
7 5 (2.13%) Remedy
7 5 (2.13%) SAP
8 4 (1.70%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.70%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.70%) EMC
8 4 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.70%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.70%) Sybase
9 3 (1.28%) Alteryx
9 3 (1.28%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.28%) Intel