Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 63 31
Rank change year-on-year +2 -32 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 270 253 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.78% 3.79% 5.34%
As % of the Applications category 46.23% 43.62% 47.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 181 388
City of London median daily rate £437 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.19% -0.68% +0.69%
10th Percentile £195 £200 £200
90th Percentile £638 £538 £600
Central London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
City of London median hourly rate £20.86 £19.88 £12.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.97% +56.59% -5.98%
10th Percentile £13.35 £14.34 £9.57
90th Percentile £33.25 £50.25 £24.30
Central London median hourly rate £21.23 £19.88 £13.19
% change year-on-year +6.79% +50.65% -2.28%

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 584 580 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.17% 8.70% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 393 772
City of London median daily rate £410 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £180 £163 £175
90th Percentile £638 £575 £613
Central London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 47
City of London median hourly rate £20.86 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +15.15% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.33 £13.54 £9.70
90th Percentile £32.38 £36.75 £24.54
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.13 £16.50
% change year-on-year +19.71% +3.79% +3.13%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 - 3 - -
Microsoft Excel
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 115 (42.59%) Finance
2 103 (38.15%) Microsoft
3 85 (31.48%) SQL
4 79 (29.26%) VBA
5 77 (28.52%) Microsoft Office
5 77 (28.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 64 (23.70%) Banking
7 47 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
8 45 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 39 (14.44%) SQL Server
11 38 (14.07%) Project Management
11 38 (14.07%) Front Office
12 36 (13.33%) C#
13 35 (12.96%) .NET
13 35 (12.96%) MS Visio
14 32 (11.85%) Microsoft Project
15 29 (10.74%) Degree
16 28 (10.37%) Oracle
17 27 (10.00%) Investment Banking
18 26 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (9.63%) PMO
19 25 (9.26%) Analytics
20 24 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
21 22 (8.15%) SharePoint
21 22 (8.15%) PRINCE2
22 21 (7.78%) CRM
22 21 (7.78%) SDLC
23 19 (7.04%) Asset Management
23 19 (7.04%) MS Access

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 22 (8.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.85%) SAS
3 4 (1.48%) CMS
3 4 (1.48%) Confluence
3 4 (1.48%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.37%) Documentum
5 1 (0.37%) IIS
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 77 (28.52%) Microsoft Office
1 77 (28.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 35 (12.96%) MS Visio
3 32 (11.85%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (6.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.37%) SPSS
5 1 (0.37%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.85%) Kondor
3 2 (0.74%) Orchestrade
3 2 (0.74%) RMDS
3 2 (0.74%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.37%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.37%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.37%) HFM
4 1 (0.37%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.59%) Office 365
2 4 (1.48%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.74%) SaaS
4 2 (0.74%) Taleo
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.37%) AdWords
5 1 (0.37%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.37%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.37%) Slack
5 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.22%) LAN
1 6 (2.22%) WAN
2 4 (1.48%) Internet
3 2 (0.74%) Skype
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.37%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) Junos
4 1 (0.37%) SSH
4 1 (0.37%) SSL
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) VPN
4 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.04%) MS Access
3 11 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (2.96%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.22%) Power BI
6 6 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.85%) Big Data
7 5 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.48%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.48%) QlikView
8 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.33%) JIRA
1 9 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.37%) gulp
3 1 (0.37%) jMock
3 1 (0.37%) JUnit
3 1 (0.37%) Liquibase
3 1 (0.37%) Mockito
3 1 (0.37%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.37%) MSTest
3 1 (0.37%) NUnit
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.37%) Selenium
3 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 115 (42.59%) Finance
2 64 (23.70%) Banking
3 38 (14.07%) Front Office
4 27 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 15 (5.56%) Marketing
6 14 (5.19%) Legal
7 9 (3.33%) Retail
8 7 (2.59%) Financial Institution
9 6 (2.22%) Advertising
9 6 (2.22%) Law
10 3 (1.11%) Back Office
10 3 (1.11%) Military
10 3 (1.11%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.74%) Local Government
11 2 (0.74%) Publishing
11 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.37%) Billing
12 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 91 (33.70%) Analyst
2 65 (24.07%) Developer
3 36 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 24 (8.89%) Business Analyst
4 24 (8.89%) C# Developer
5 21 (7.78%) VBA Developer
6 16 (5.93%) Excel Developer
7 15 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 14 (5.19%) Excel VBA Developer
8 14 (5.19%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.81%) Front Office Developer
10 12 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (4.44%) SQL Analyst
11 9 (3.33%) CRM Analyst
12 8 (2.96%) Coordinator
12 8 (2.96%) Database Developer
12 8 (2.96%) Report Analyst
12 8 (2.96%) SQL Data Analyst
12 8 (2.96%) SQL Developer
13 7 (2.59%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.96%) .NET
2 12 (4.44%) HTML
3 11 (4.07%) .NET Framework
3 11 (4.07%) XML
4 9 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.96%) Web Services
6 6 (2.22%) CSS
6 6 (2.22%) jQuery
6 6 (2.22%) JSON
6 6 (2.22%) REST
7 5 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.85%) WinForms
8 4 (1.48%) Task Parallel Library
8 4 (1.48%) WPF
9 3 (1.11%) MDX
9 3 (1.11%) WCF
10 2 (0.74%) Ajax
10 2 (0.74%) HTML5
10 2 (0.74%) LINQ
10 2 (0.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.33%) Social Media
5 8 (2.96%) Fixed Income
5 8 (2.96%) NHS
6 7 (2.59%) Derivative
7 5 (1.85%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.85%) Equities
7 5 (1.85%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.85%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.48%) BYOD
8 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.48%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.48%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.11%) User Experience
10 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.04%) Windows
2 5 (1.85%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.48%) Unix
3 4 (1.48%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.74%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (14.07%) Project Management
4 26 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (9.26%) Analytics
6 24 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (8.15%) PRINCE2
8 21 (7.78%) CRM
8 21 (7.78%) SDLC
9 19 (7.04%) Asset Management
9 19 (7.04%) Business Analysis
9 19 (7.04%) Data Modelling
10 17 (6.30%) Risk Management
11 16 (5.93%) Data Analysis
12 14 (5.19%) Migration
13 13 (4.81%) Data Analytics
14 12 (4.44%) Change Management
15 11 (4.07%) ERP
15 11 (4.07%) Programme Management
15 11 (4.07%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 85 (31.48%) SQL
2 79 (29.26%) VBA
3 36 (13.33%) C#
4 19 (7.04%) VB
5 15 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.81%) C
6 13 (4.81%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.70%) R
8 8 (2.96%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.59%) Java
9 7 (2.59%) Python
10 6 (2.22%) C++
11 4 (1.48%) PHP
12 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.37%) Perl
13 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.37%) Scala
13 1 (0.37%) VBScript
13 1 (0.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (10.74%) Degree
2 7 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.48%) ISEB
5 4 (1.48%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.11%) APMP
6 3 (1.11%) CAPM
7 2 (0.74%) PMP
7 2 (0.74%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.37%) ACCA
8 1 (0.37%) CCNA
8 1 (0.37%) CIMA
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.37%) CWNA
8 1 (0.37%) MCP
8 1 (0.37%) MCPD
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.63%) PMO
2 8 (2.96%) SLA
3 7 (2.59%) QA
3 7 (2.59%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.74%) Basel III
4 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.74%) GDPR
4 2 (0.74%) MiFID
5 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.37%) P3O
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.37%) DatAdvantage
1 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 103 (38.15%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.37%) Oracle
3 14 (5.19%) Bloomberg
4 13 (4.81%) Reuters
5 10 (3.70%) Tableau
6 8 (2.96%) Calypso
6 8 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.59%) SAP
7 7 (2.59%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.22%) Cognos
9 5 (1.85%) Citrix
9 5 (1.85%) Google
10 4 (1.48%) DevExpress
10 4 (1.48%) Remedy
11 3 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (1.11%) Xerox
12 2 (0.74%) Adobe
12 2 (0.74%) Cisco
12 2 (0.74%) Marketo
12 2 (0.74%) TIBCO