Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 16 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 77 65
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 231 228 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.71% 3.31% 3.58%
As % of the Applications category 41.62% 37.94% 46.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 168 161
City of London median daily rate £425 £424 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% -0.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £164 £212 £200
90th Percentile £638 £639 £618
Central London median daily rate £450 £423 £417
% change year-on-year +6.51% +1.32% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
City of London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -14.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £11.10 £12.50 £13.02
90th Percentile £56.50 £32.67 £31.68
Central London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.55 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.11% -8.53% +13.33%

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 the City of London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 555 601 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.91% 8.72% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 415 362
City of London median daily rate £413 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £143 £125 £178
90th Percentile £625 £588 £624
Central London median daily rate £400 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 18
City of London median hourly rate £17.75 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% +1.08% +7.25%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £12.46
90th Percentile £25.13 £25.50 £32.03
Central London median hourly rate £19.47 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.09% +10.00% +1.49%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in the City of London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in the City of London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in the City of London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in the City of London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in the City of London

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 16 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
Moorgate -6 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 91 (39.39%) Finance
2 88 (38.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 75 (32.47%) Microsoft
4 70 (30.30%) SQL
5 68 (29.44%) Microsoft Office
6 51 (22.08%) SQL Server
7 46 (19.91%) Project Management
8 39 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (16.02%) Power BI
9 37 (16.02%) Power Platform
9 37 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (15.15%) VBA
10 35 (15.15%) Degree
11 33 (14.29%) Windows
12 32 (13.85%) Data Analysis
13 26 (11.26%) Banking
13 26 (11.26%) SharePoint
13 26 (11.26%) MS Visio
13 26 (11.26%) ETL
13 26 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 23 (9.96%) Python
16 21 (9.09%) Migration
16 21 (9.09%) Office 365
17 19 (8.23%) Analytics
17 19 (8.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (8.23%) Windows 10
18 18 (7.79%) Change Management

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 26 (11.26%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.90%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.60%) Confluence
4 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.87%) JBoss
4 2 (0.87%) Jetty
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.43%) CMS
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) Moodle
5 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 88 (38.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 68 (29.44%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (11.26%) MS Visio
4 16 (6.93%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.73%) Snagit
7 2 (0.87%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.87%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.43%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.43%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.43%) iTrent
2 1 (0.43%) Line 500
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.43%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.43%) Sage 500
2 1 (0.43%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.43%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 37 (16.02%) Power Platform
2 21 (9.09%) Office 365
3 14 (6.06%) Azure
4 7 (3.03%) AWS
5 4 (1.73%) G Suite
6 2 (0.87%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.87%) GCP
6 2 (0.87%) SaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Stack
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) Google Docs
7 1 (0.43%) Google Sheets
7 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.90%) Skype
2 5 (2.16%) DHCP
2 5 (2.16%) DNS
2 5 (2.16%) Intranet
3 3 (1.30%) LAN
4 2 (0.87%) Firewall
4 2 (0.87%) Internet
4 2 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.87%) SSH
5 1 (0.43%) Broadband
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.43%) GoToMeeting
5 1 (0.43%) NAS
5 1 (0.43%) SAN
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 37 (16.02%) Power BI
3 24 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (8.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (3.90%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.46%) MS Access
9 7 (3.03%) QlikView
10 4 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.30%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.30%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.30%) MySQL
11 3 (1.30%) OLAP
11 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (4.76%) JIRA
2 6 (2.60%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.73%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.73%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.30%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.30%) Selenium
5 2 (0.87%) Ant
5 2 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.87%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.87%) FishEye
5 2 (0.87%) Gradle
5 2 (0.87%) Hudson
5 2 (0.87%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.87%) Maven
5 2 (0.87%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.87%) Poseidon for UML
5 2 (0.87%) Subversion
5 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 91 (39.39%) Finance
2 26 (11.26%) Banking
3 15 (6.49%) Front Office
4 13 (5.63%) Investment Banking
5 12 (5.19%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.46%) Legal
6 8 (3.46%) Public Sector
7 7 (3.03%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.03%) Marketing
7 7 (3.03%) Retail
8 4 (1.73%) German Language
8 4 (1.73%) Law
9 3 (1.30%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.87%) Advertising
10 2 (0.87%) Back Office
10 2 (0.87%) International Banking
10 2 (0.87%) Police
11 1 (0.43%) Billing
11 1 (0.43%) French Language
11 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (38.53%) Analyst
2 55 (23.81%) Developer
3 29 (12.55%) Data Analyst
4 16 (6.93%) Business Analyst
5 14 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.63%) SQL Developer
7 12 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 12 (5.19%) VBA Developer
8 11 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 11 (4.76%) Excel Analyst
9 10 (4.33%) Analyst Developer
9 10 (4.33%) SQL Analyst
10 9 (3.90%) Excel Developer
11 8 (3.46%) Front Office Developer
11 8 (3.46%) PMO Analyst
11 8 (3.46%) Service Analyst
12 7 (3.03%) Architect
12 7 (3.03%) Report Developer
13 6 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
13 6 (2.60%) RAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.33%) .NET
2 8 (3.46%) XML
3 5 (2.16%) AngularJS
3 5 (2.16%) HTML
3 5 (2.16%) jQuery
4 4 (1.73%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.30%) CSS
5 3 (1.30%) Node.js
5 3 (1.30%) React
5 3 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.87%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.87%) Apache Camel
6 2 (0.87%) GWT
6 2 (0.87%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.87%) HTML5
6 2 (0.87%) JMS
6 2 (0.87%) Play Framework
6 2 (0.87%) Spring
6 2 (0.87%) STL
6 2 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.03%) Wiki
5 6 (2.60%) Derivative
5 6 (2.60%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.16%) Equities
6 5 (2.16%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.16%) PMI
7 4 (1.73%) CMDB
7 4 (1.73%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.73%) Tandem
8 3 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.30%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.30%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.87%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.87%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.29%) Windows
2 19 (8.23%) Windows 10
3 14 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.60%) Linux
5 4 (1.73%) Unix
5 4 (1.73%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.73%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.30%) Android
6 3 (1.30%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.87%) CentOS
7 2 (0.87%) Debian
7 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.91%) Project Management
2 37 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (13.85%) Data Analysis
5 26 (11.26%) ETL
5 26 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (9.09%) Migration
7 19 (8.23%) Analytics
8 18 (7.79%) Change Management
9 15 (6.49%) Asset Management
10 14 (6.06%) PRINCE2
11 13 (5.63%) ITIL
11 13 (5.63%) Project Delivery
11 13 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (5.19%) Data Modelling
12 12 (5.19%) Time Management
13 11 (4.76%) Business Analysis
13 11 (4.76%) Data Management
13 11 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
13 11 (4.76%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 70 (30.30%) SQL
2 35 (15.15%) VBA
3 23 (9.96%) Python
4 17 (7.36%) C#
5 10 (4.33%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.33%) R
6 9 (3.90%) Java
6 9 (3.90%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.90%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.46%) C++
8 5 (2.16%) C
9 3 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (1.30%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.87%) Clojure
10 2 (0.87%) ClojureScript
10 2 (0.87%) Perl
10 2 (0.87%) Scala
10 2 (0.87%) VB
10 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (15.15%) Degree
2 13 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.16%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) CISM
7 1 (0.43%) CISMP
7 1 (0.43%) CISSP
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) IIBA
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.43%) MCDST
7 1 (0.43%) MCSA
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.06%) PMO
2 11 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 7 (3.03%) GDPR
4 5 (2.16%) QA
4 5 (2.16%) SLA
5 4 (1.73%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.30%) IFRS
6 3 (1.30%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.43%) ITGC
8 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.16%) XenApp
2 5 (2.16%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (3.90%) SCCM
2 5 (2.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.30%) Puppet
4 2 (0.87%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.87%) FlexNet
4 2 (0.87%) QRadar
4 2 (0.87%) Salt
5 1 (0.43%) Control-M
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.43%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 75 (32.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.36%) Tableau
3 10 (4.33%) Bloomberg
4 9 (3.90%) Oracle
5 7 (3.03%) Reuters
6 6 (2.60%) Citrix
6 6 (2.60%) Dell
6 6 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.16%) Adobe
7 5 (2.16%) HP
7 5 (2.16%) Symantec
7 5 (2.16%) VMware
8 4 (1.73%) SAP
8 4 (1.73%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.73%) Sybase
9 2 (0.87%) Avaloq
9 2 (0.87%) Cognos
9 2 (0.87%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.87%) Ivanti
9 2 (0.87%) Red Hat