Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 69 37
Rank change year-on-year +17 -32 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 306 203 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.31% 3.29% 4.69%
As % of the Applications category 48.49% 41.01% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 146 248
City of London median daily rate £425 £334 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.34% -18.60% +2.50%
10th Percentile £205 £163 £175
90th Percentile £618 £548 £625
Central London median daily rate £425 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 7
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.88 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.14% +65.63% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.61 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £33.25 £70.75 £30.66
Central London median hourly rate £20.86 £19.88 £12.00
% change year-on-year +4.97% +65.63% -11.11%

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 631 495 685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.89% 8.03% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 333 513
City of London median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £157 £156 £171
90th Percentile £613 £588 £615
Central London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 28
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.46 £17.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.78% +13.97% +17.76%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.34 £10.33
90th Percentile £32.80 £39.88 £26.25
Central London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year -17.78% +14.47% +17.24%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 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
London Bridge - 2 - -
Microsoft Excel
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 130 (42.48%) Finance
2 105 (34.31%) Microsoft
3 104 (33.99%) SQL
4 94 (30.72%) VBA
5 79 (25.82%) Microsoft Office
6 74 (24.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 71 (23.20%) Banking
8 58 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
9 52 (16.99%) Front Office
9 52 (16.99%) Project Management
10 50 (16.34%) SQL Server
11 49 (16.01%) C#
12 43 (14.05%) .NET
13 41 (13.40%) Business Analysis
14 40 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 38 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (12.09%) MS Visio
16 37 (12.09%) Degree
17 35 (11.44%) User Acceptance Testing
18 33 (10.78%) Investment Banking
18 33 (10.78%) Risk Management
19 32 (10.46%) Windows
20 31 (10.13%) Oracle
21 30 (9.80%) Data Analysis
21 30 (9.80%) Spreadsheet
22 25 (8.17%) Microsoft Project
23 24 (7.84%) Migration
24 23 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
25 22 (7.19%) Mathematics
26 21 (6.86%) .NET Framework

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 18 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.61%) SAS
3 6 (1.96%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.63%) Confluence
5 3 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.65%) CMS
6 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.33%) Documentum
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.33%) IIS
7 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 79 (25.82%) Microsoft Office
2 74 (24.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 37 (12.09%) MS Visio
4 30 (9.80%) Spreadsheet
5 25 (8.17%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.31%) SPSS
7 2 (0.65%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.65%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.63%) Kondor
2 5 (1.63%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (1.63%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.98%) Orchestrade
3 3 (0.98%) RMDS
4 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.65%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.65%) Workfront
5 1 (0.33%) HFM
5 1 (0.33%) Investran
5 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.23%) Office 365
2 9 (2.94%) Google Analytics
3 7 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.63%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.31%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.98%) GitHub
6 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.98%) SaaS
7 2 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.65%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.33%) AdWords
8 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.96%) Skype
2 2 (0.65%) Intranet
2 2 (0.65%) LAN
2 2 (0.65%) SSL
2 2 (0.65%) WAN
3 1 (0.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.33%) Firewall
3 1 (0.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) SCCP
3 1 (0.33%) SSH
3 1 (0.33%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (5.56%) MS Access
5 16 (5.23%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (4.58%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.94%) Power BI
8 8 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.63%) Big Data
11 5 (1.63%) QlikView
12 4 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.31%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.31%) MySQL
12 4 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.98%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (3.59%) JIRA
1 11 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.94%) Selenium
3 4 (1.31%) Subversion
3 4 (1.31%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.98%) MSTest
5 2 (0.65%) Toad
6 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.33%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.33%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.33%) NUnit
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.33%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.33%) Zephyr
General
1 130 (42.48%) Finance
2 71 (23.20%) Banking
3 52 (16.99%) Front Office
4 33 (10.78%) Investment Banking
5 19 (6.21%) Marketing
6 9 (2.94%) Legal
7 7 (2.29%) Retail
8 5 (1.63%) French Language
8 5 (1.63%) Law
9 3 (0.98%) Advertising
9 3 (0.98%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.98%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.65%) Back Office
10 2 (0.65%) Billing
10 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.33%) International Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (33.99%) Analyst
2 84 (27.45%) Developer
3 33 (10.78%) Business Analyst
4 32 (10.46%) C# Developer
5 31 (10.13%) VBA Developer
6 26 (8.50%) Data Analyst
6 26 (8.50%) Excel Developer
6 26 (8.50%) Excel VBA Developer
7 25 (8.17%) .NET Developer
8 20 (6.54%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (4.25%) SQL Analyst
9 13 (4.25%) SQL Developer
9 13 (4.25%) WinForms Developer
10 12 (3.92%) Front Office Developer
10 12 (3.92%) Junior
10 12 (3.92%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.59%) Excel Analyst
12 10 (3.27%) Coordinator
12 10 (3.27%) Report Developer
12 10 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.05%) .NET
2 21 (6.86%) .NET Framework
3 13 (4.25%) WinForms
4 11 (3.59%) HTML
5 10 (3.27%) ASP.NET
5 10 (3.27%) Web Services
5 10 (3.27%) XML
6 8 (2.61%) JSON
7 7 (2.29%) CSS
8 6 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.96%) jQuery
9 5 (1.63%) WCF
10 4 (1.31%) LINQ
10 4 (1.31%) REST
10 4 (1.31%) Task Parallel Library
10 4 (1.31%) WPF
11 3 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (0.98%) HTML5
11 3 (0.98%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 58 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.56%) Fixed Income
4 12 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (3.27%) Market Risk
6 8 (2.61%) Derivative
6 8 (2.61%) Equities
7 7 (2.29%) PMI
8 6 (1.96%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.63%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.63%) Fintech
9 5 (1.63%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.63%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.63%) Social Media
10 4 (1.31%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.31%) BYOD
10 4 (1.31%) iPhone
10 4 (1.31%) NHS
11 3 (0.98%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.46%) Windows
2 19 (6.21%) Windows 10
3 7 (2.29%) Unix
4 5 (1.63%) Android
4 5 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.31%) Linux
5 4 (1.31%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (16.99%) Project Management
2 41 (13.40%) Business Analysis
3 40 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (11.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 33 (10.78%) Risk Management
7 30 (9.80%) Data Analysis
8 24 (7.84%) Migration
9 23 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (7.19%) Mathematics
11 21 (6.86%) Analytics
11 21 (6.86%) PRINCE2
11 21 (6.86%) SDLC
11 21 (6.86%) Test Scripting
12 20 (6.54%) Asset Management
13 19 (6.21%) CRM
14 17 (5.56%) Change Management
15 16 (5.23%) Data Management
15 16 (5.23%) Validation
16 14 (4.58%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 104 (33.99%) SQL
2 94 (30.72%) VBA
3 49 (16.01%) C#
4 19 (6.21%) VB
5 15 (4.90%) VB.NET
6 13 (4.25%) Python
7 12 (3.92%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.59%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.27%) R
10 8 (2.61%) Java
11 5 (1.63%) C++
12 4 (1.31%) C
12 4 (1.31%) PHP
13 3 (0.98%) Go
13 3 (0.98%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.65%) Ruby
14 2 (0.65%) VBScript
15 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.33%) Scala
15 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (12.09%) Degree
2 12 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.61%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.63%) CFA
6 5 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.31%) MBA
7 4 (1.31%) PMP
8 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.98%) ISEB
8 3 (0.98%) MCP
8 3 (0.98%) MCPD
9 2 (0.65%) CISSP
9 2 (0.65%) MCSE
10 1 (0.33%) ACCA
10 1 (0.33%) CIMA
10 1 (0.33%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.86%) PMO
2 6 (1.96%) QA
3 4 (1.31%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.98%) GDPR
4 3 (0.98%) MiFID
4 3 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.98%) SLA
5 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.33%) IFRS
5 1 (0.33%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 12 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.31%) Docker
3 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 105 (34.31%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.13%) Oracle
3 14 (4.58%) Bloomberg
4 12 (3.92%) Tableau
5 10 (3.27%) Citrix
5 10 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.94%) Google
7 8 (2.61%) Reuters
8 7 (2.29%) Adobe
9 5 (1.63%) Cognos
9 5 (1.63%) SimCorp
10 4 (1.31%) Remedy
11 3 (0.98%) MobileIron
12 2 (0.65%) Apple
12 2 (0.65%) Calypso
12 2 (0.65%) Murex
12 2 (0.65%) SAP
12 2 (0.65%) Sybase
12 2 (0.65%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.65%) TOWER Software