Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 61 66
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 -21
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 200 268 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.11% 3.89% 3.36%
As % of the Applications category 37.24% 42.54% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 203 134
City of London median daily rate £415 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +15.25% -7.81%
10th Percentile £167 £210 £150
90th Percentile £615 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 7
City of London median hourly rate £12.98 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.48% +16.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.61 £10.95
90th Percentile £64.30 £43.75 £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.53 £15.18
% change year-on-year -0.15% +8.90% +1.17%

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 537 630 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.35% 9.14% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 459 334
City of London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £135 £127 £138
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
Central London median daily rate £408 £404 £388
% change year-on-year +0.93% +4.19% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.28 £15.15 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.63% -7.50% -9.01%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.63 £10.88
90th Percentile £33.53 £30.23 £79.38
Central London median hourly rate £19.38 £16.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year +21.09% +0.77% -11.79%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -11 1 - -
London Bridge -37 1 £255 -51.43%
Microsoft Excel
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 78 (39.00%) Finance
2 73 (36.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 71 (35.50%) Microsoft
4 59 (29.50%) Microsoft Office
5 57 (28.50%) SQL
6 46 (23.00%) Project Management
7 42 (21.00%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 34 (17.00%) VBA
10 32 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (15.50%) Data Analysis
11 31 (15.50%) Degree
12 29 (14.50%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (14.50%) Power BI
12 29 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (14.50%) Power Platform
13 25 (12.50%) Banking
14 23 (11.50%) Migration
14 23 (11.50%) Windows
15 22 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (10.00%) MS Visio
17 19 (9.50%) Asset Management
18 18 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 17 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
20 16 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
20 16 (8.00%) SharePoint
20 16 (8.00%) ITIL
20 16 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 15 (7.50%) Business Analysis
21 15 (7.50%) PMO

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 16 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.00%) Confluence
4 3 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.00%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.50%) CMS
6 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.50%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) Moodle
6 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 73 (36.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 59 (29.50%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 16 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.00%) Camtasia
6 2 (1.00%) Snagit
7 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.50%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Line 500
3 1 (0.50%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.50%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.50%) Sage 500
3 1 (0.50%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.50%) Power Platform
2 10 (5.00%) Office 365
3 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.00%) G Suite
5 3 (1.50%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.50%) Azure Stack
7 1 (0.50%) GitHub
7 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.50%) DHCP
2 8 (4.00%) Skype
3 6 (3.00%) DNS
4 5 (2.50%) Intranet
5 4 (2.00%) Internet
6 3 (1.50%) Firewall
6 3 (1.50%) LAN
7 2 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.00%) VPN
7 2 (1.00%) Wireless
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.50%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.50%) Junos
8 1 (0.50%) Multicast
8 1 (0.50%) NAS
8 1 (0.50%) Network Security
8 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.50%) WAN
8 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (14.50%) Power BI
3 22 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (5.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (4.50%) MS Access
9 5 (2.50%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.50%) MySQL
12 2 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.00%) OLAP
12 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.00%) QlikView
12 2 (1.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (5.00%) JIRA
2 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.50%) LSMW
4 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.50%) WinDbg
General
1 78 (39.00%) Finance
2 25 (12.50%) Banking
3 12 (6.00%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.50%) Marketing
4 11 (5.50%) Retail
5 10 (5.00%) Front Office
5 10 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.00%) Legal
7 5 (2.50%) Law
8 4 (2.00%) German Language
9 3 (1.50%) Billing
10 2 (1.00%) Advertising
10 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.00%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.50%) Back Office
11 1 (0.50%) International Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.50%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (38.50%) Analyst
2 42 (21.00%) Developer
3 32 (16.00%) Data Analyst
4 15 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.00%) Excel Analyst
6 13 (6.50%) SQL Analyst
7 12 (6.00%) Business Analyst
7 12 (6.00%) SQL Developer
8 11 (5.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (4.50%) SQL Data Analyst
10 8 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
10 8 (4.00%) Senior Manager
11 7 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 6 (3.00%) Power BI Developer
12 6 (3.00%) Report Developer
12 6 (3.00%) Senior Project Manager
13 5 (2.50%) PMO Analyst
13 5 (2.50%) Power BI Analyst
13 5 (2.50%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.00%) .NET
2 3 (1.50%) Web Services
3 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.00%) Kafka
3 2 (1.00%) MDX
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.50%) NumPy
4 1 (0.50%) scikit-learn
4 1 (0.50%) SciPy
4 1 (0.50%) WinForms
4 1 (0.50%) WPF
4 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.50%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.50%) Wiki
5 5 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.50%) Tandem
6 4 (2.00%) CMDB
6 4 (2.00%) e-Learning
6 4 (2.00%) Reinsurance
6 4 (2.00%) Robotics
6 4 (2.00%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.50%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.50%) NHS
7 3 (1.50%) PMI
7 3 (1.50%) Social Media
7 3 (1.50%) User Experience
7 3 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.00%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.50%) Windows
2 13 (6.50%) Windows 10
3 5 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.00%) Unix
5 3 (1.50%) Linux
5 3 (1.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.50%) Android
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.00%) Project Management
2 32 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (15.50%) Data Analysis
4 29 (14.50%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (11.50%) Migration
6 19 (9.50%) Asset Management
7 17 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (8.00%) ITIL
9 15 (7.50%) Business Analysis
10 14 (7.00%) Analytics
10 14 (7.00%) ETL
11 13 (6.50%) Change Management
11 13 (6.50%) Data Modelling
11 13 (6.50%) Kimball Methodology
12 12 (6.00%) PRINCE2
13 11 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (5.00%) CRM
14 10 (5.00%) Data Governance
14 10 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.50%) SQL
2 34 (17.00%) VBA
3 14 (7.00%) Python
4 12 (6.00%) C#
5 9 (4.50%) Java
6 5 (2.50%) C++
6 5 (2.50%) VBScript
7 4 (2.00%) C
7 4 (2.00%) R
7 4 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.50%) Perl
10 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.50%) VB
10 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (15.50%) Degree
2 4 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.00%) CCNA
4 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.00%) CISM
4 2 (1.00%) CISMP
4 2 (1.00%) CISSP
4 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.50%) CWNA
5 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.50%) PMP
5 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.50%) PMO
2 7 (3.50%) QA
3 6 (3.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.50%) GDPR
4 3 (1.50%) Solvency II
5 2 (1.00%) IFRS
5 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.00%) SLA
6 1 (0.50%) GAAP
6 1 (0.50%) ITGC
6 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.00%) XenApp
2 6 (3.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.00%) Docker
6 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.50%) Firmware
6 1 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.00%) SCCM
2 6 (3.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.00%) CSIRT
3 2 (1.00%) FlexNet
3 2 (1.00%) QRadar
4 1 (0.50%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (35.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.00%) Tableau
3 10 (5.00%) Citrix
4 9 (4.50%) Oracle
5 8 (4.00%) Bloomberg
6 7 (3.50%) Reuters
6 7 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.50%) Symantec
6 7 (3.50%) VMware
7 5 (2.50%) Dell
8 4 (2.00%) Adobe
8 4 (2.00%) Apple
8 4 (2.00%) Blue Prism
8 4 (2.00%) SAP
8 4 (2.00%) UiPath
9 3 (1.50%) Cisco
9 3 (1.50%) HP
9 3 (1.50%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.00%) StreamSets
10 2 (1.00%) Talend