Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 73 55
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 171 235 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.67% 3.51% 4.35%
As % of the Applications category 45.84% 39.17% 48.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 165 239
City of London median daily rate £419 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% - +28.79%
10th Percentile £134 £200 £211
90th Percentile £641 £583 £618
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 11
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £13.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.85% -35.37% +3.14%
10th Percentile £16.50 £11.25 £11.61
90th Percentile £27.60 £27.65 £33.25
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £20.86
% change year-on-year +42.86% -32.89% +4.97%

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 373 600 639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.00% 8.96% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 427 475
City of London median daily rate £398 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -7.41% +1.25%
10th Percentile £136 £135 £159
90th Percentile £595 £542 £588
Central London median daily rate £398 £375 £405
% change year-on-year +6.00% -7.41% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 22
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.60 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.87% +0.65% -20.35%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £24.45 £31.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.66 £16.60 £16.00
% change year-on-year +18.45% +3.75% -17.78%

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020. 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 - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 68 (39.77%) Finance
2 63 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 61 (35.67%) SQL
4 48 (28.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 42 (24.56%) Microsoft Office
6 38 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 32 (18.71%) VBA
8 31 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (15.79%) Data Analysis
12 23 (13.45%) C#
13 22 (12.87%) .NET
14 20 (11.70%) Windows
15 19 (11.11%) SharePoint
16 18 (10.53%) Oracle
16 18 (10.53%) Power BI
16 18 (10.53%) Power Platform
17 17 (9.94%) Analytics
17 17 (9.94%) Banking
18 16 (9.36%) Validation
19 15 (8.77%) Project Management
19 15 (8.77%) MS Visio
19 15 (8.77%) Relational Database
20 14 (8.19%) Waterfall
20 14 (8.19%) Office 365
20 14 (8.19%) Time Management
20 14 (8.19%) Degree
20 14 (8.19%) Problem-Solving
21 13 (7.60%) ETL

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 19 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.58%) CMS
2 1 (0.58%) Confluence
2 1 (0.58%) Jupyter
Applications
1 48 (28.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 42 (24.56%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (8.77%) MS Visio
4 10 (5.85%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.34%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.58%) InDesign
7 1 (0.58%) Snagit
7 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (1.17%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Global One
2 1 (0.58%) Magento
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.58%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.53%) Power Platform
2 14 (8.19%) Office 365
3 7 (4.09%) Azure
4 4 (2.34%) AWS
5 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Flow
5 3 (1.75%) PowerApps
6 2 (1.17%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.17%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (1.17%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.58%) Google Sheets
7 1 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.34%) 4G
1 4 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.75%) DNS
2 3 (1.75%) LAN
2 3 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.75%) Wireless
3 2 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.58%) Broadband
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.58%) DHCP
4 1 (0.58%) FTP
4 1 (0.58%) Internet
4 1 (0.58%) Intranet
4 1 (0.58%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.58%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.58%) VLAN
4 1 (0.58%) VoIP
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.53%) Power BI
3 15 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 13 (7.60%) QlikView
5 10 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.68%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (4.68%) Data Mining
7 6 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.51%) PowerPivot
7 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.75%) MS Access
9 3 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.75%) Spotfire
10 2 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.17%) SSDT
11 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.58%) Big Data
11 1 (0.58%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (4.09%) JIRA
2 6 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.58%) Selenium
4 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 68 (39.77%) Finance
2 17 (9.94%) Banking
3 9 (5.26%) Front Office
4 8 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.51%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.92%) Back Office
6 5 (2.92%) Marketing
7 4 (2.34%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.34%) German Language
7 4 (2.34%) Retail
8 3 (1.75%) Legal
9 2 (1.17%) Billing
9 2 (1.17%) French Language
9 2 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.17%) Law
9 2 (1.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.58%) Games
10 1 (0.58%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.58%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (43.86%) Analyst
2 38 (22.22%) Developer
3 24 (14.04%) Data Analyst
4 17 (9.94%) Business Analyst
5 16 (9.36%) Junior
6 15 (8.77%) C# Developer
7 13 (7.60%) Administrator
7 13 (7.60%) SQL Analyst
8 10 (5.85%) Excel Analyst
9 9 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 9 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.26%) SQL Data Analyst
10 7 (4.09%) Applications Developer
10 7 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (4.09%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (4.09%) Junior Project Manager
11 6 (3.51%) Angular Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.87%) .NET
2 10 (5.85%) WinForms
3 9 (5.26%) HTML
3 9 (5.26%) XML
4 8 (4.68%) CSS
5 7 (4.09%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.51%) .NET Core
6 6 (3.51%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.51%) React
7 4 (2.34%) WPF
8 3 (1.75%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.17%) MDX
10 1 (0.58%) cXML
10 1 (0.58%) FIXML
10 1 (0.58%) Kafka
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.60%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.51%) Reinsurance
5 4 (2.34%) EPoS
6 3 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.75%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (1.75%) Wiki
7 2 (1.17%) Derivative
7 2 (1.17%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.17%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.17%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.17%) PMI
7 2 (1.17%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.58%) NHS
8 1 (0.58%) Photography
8 1 (0.58%) Social Media
8 1 (0.58%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.70%) Windows
2 9 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.51%) Mac OS
4 3 (1.75%) Unix
4 3 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 17 (9.94%) Analytics
5 16 (9.36%) Validation
6 15 (8.77%) Project Management
7 14 (8.19%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (8.19%) Time Management
7 14 (8.19%) Waterfall
8 13 (7.60%) Change Management
8 13 (7.60%) ETL
9 12 (7.02%) Asset Management
9 12 (7.02%) Data Validation
9 12 (7.02%) Visualisation
10 11 (6.43%) Data Governance
11 10 (5.85%) Data Cleansing
11 10 (5.85%) Data Modelling
12 9 (5.26%) Decision-Making
12 9 (5.26%) PRINCE2
13 8 (4.68%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (35.67%) SQL
2 32 (18.71%) VBA
3 23 (13.45%) C#
4 11 (6.43%) Python
5 6 (3.51%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.51%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.92%) R
6 5 (2.92%) VB
7 4 (2.34%) C++
7 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.17%) Java
8 2 (1.17%) Scala
9 1 (0.58%) C
9 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (8.19%) Degree
2 9 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.75%) Dell Certification
4 2 (1.17%) CBAP
4 2 (1.17%) CIPD
4 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.58%) ACCA
5 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.58%) CIMA
5 1 (0.58%) MCSA
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.58%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.85%) PMO
2 9 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 9 (5.26%) Solvency II
3 8 (4.68%) GDPR
4 7 (4.09%) IFRS
5 5 (2.92%) QA
6 3 (1.75%) SLA
7 1 (0.58%) MiFID
7 1 (0.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) SCCM
2 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.58%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 63 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.53%) Oracle
3 13 (7.60%) Adobe
4 6 (3.51%) Cognos
4 6 (3.51%) Remedy
4 6 (3.51%) Tableau
5 5 (2.92%) BT
5 5 (2.92%) Dell
5 5 (2.92%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.34%) EMC
6 4 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.34%) SAP
7 3 (1.75%) Google
7 3 (1.75%) Intel
8 2 (1.17%) Cisco
8 2 (1.17%) HP
8 2 (1.17%) Snow
9 1 (0.58%) Birst
9 1 (0.58%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.58%) Openreach