Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 66 60
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 195 262 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.49% 3.67% 3.97%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 39.76% 47.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 190 219
City of London median daily rate £410 £444 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +1.43% +9.38%
10th Percentile £155 £219 £206
90th Percentile £643 £631 £636
Central London median daily rate £425 £436 £425
% change year-on-year -2.58% +2.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 11
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -34.04% -5.67%
10th Percentile £16.50 £14.00 £13.35
90th Percentile £22.38 £14.00 £33.25
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £22.86
% change year-on-year +35.71% -38.74% +1.58%

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 468 659 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.39% 9.24% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 464 451
City of London median daily rate £400 £386 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.56% -6.36% +3.13%
10th Percentile £146 £135 £173
90th Percentile £625 £573 £638
Central London median daily rate £400 £389 £400
% change year-on-year +2.89% -2.81% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 19
City of London median hourly rate £19.16 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.47% -8.78% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.16 £11.74
90th Percentile £30.73 £25.50 £31.85
Central London median hourly rate £19.47 £18.70 £20.50
% change year-on-year +4.09% -8.78% +17.99%

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 12 December 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
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 12 December 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 0 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
Central London

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 82 (42.05%) Microsoft
2 75 (38.46%) Finance
3 64 (32.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (29.23%) SQL
4 57 (29.23%) Microsoft Office
5 49 (25.13%) SQL Server
6 36 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (15.38%) VBA
7 30 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (14.87%) Windows
8 29 (14.87%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (14.36%) SharePoint
9 28 (14.36%) Data Analysis
10 26 (13.33%) Power BI
10 26 (13.33%) Power Platform
11 25 (12.82%) MS Visio
11 25 (12.82%) Project Management
12 23 (11.79%) ETL
13 22 (11.28%) Banking
14 21 (10.77%) Office 365
14 21 (10.77%) Degree
15 20 (10.26%) C#
16 19 (9.74%) Python
16 19 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
17 18 (9.23%) Change Management
17 18 (9.23%) Analytics
18 17 (8.72%) Security Cleared
19 16 (8.21%) SC Cleared
19 16 (8.21%) Asset Management
19 16 (8.21%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 28 (14.36%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.56%) Confluence
3 3 (1.54%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.54%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.03%) JBoss
4 2 (1.03%) Jetty
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.51%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 64 (32.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 57 (29.23%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (12.82%) MS Visio
4 12 (6.15%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.03%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.03%) Snagit
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.51%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.51%) Global One
2 1 (0.51%) iTrent
2 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.51%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.51%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.51%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.33%) Power Platform
2 21 (10.77%) Office 365
3 13 (6.67%) Azure
4 7 (3.59%) AWS
5 2 (1.03%) Google Sheets
5 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Flow
5 2 (1.03%) PowerApps
5 2 (1.03%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.51%) Google Docs
6 1 (0.51%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (2.05%) 4G
3 3 (1.54%) Skype
4 2 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.03%) SSH
4 2 (1.03%) Wireless
5 1 (0.51%) Broadband
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.51%) FTP
5 1 (0.51%) GoToMeeting
5 1 (0.51%) Internet
5 1 (0.51%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (25.13%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.33%) Power BI
3 16 (8.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (7.18%) QlikView
5 13 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (6.15%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.10%) MS Access
9 6 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (3.08%) PowerPivot
10 4 (2.05%) Data Mining
10 4 (2.05%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.05%) Spotfire
11 3 (1.54%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.03%) MySQL
12 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (6.15%) JIRA
2 9 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.05%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.54%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.54%) Selenium
4 3 (1.54%) Subversion
5 2 (1.03%) Ant
5 2 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.03%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.03%) Gradle
5 2 (1.03%) Hudson
5 2 (1.03%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.03%) Maven
5 2 (1.03%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.03%) Poseidon for UML
5 2 (1.03%) RStudio
5 2 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 75 (38.46%) Finance
2 22 (11.28%) Banking
3 15 (7.69%) Front Office
4 14 (7.18%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.10%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.59%) Back Office
7 6 (3.08%) Legal
8 5 (2.56%) Public Sector
9 4 (2.05%) German Language
9 4 (2.05%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.54%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.54%) Retail
11 2 (1.03%) Billing
11 2 (1.03%) French Language
11 2 (1.03%) Marketing
11 2 (1.03%) Publishing
12 1 (0.51%) Advertising
12 1 (0.51%) Games
12 1 (0.51%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 75 (38.46%) Analyst
2 46 (23.59%) Developer
3 22 (11.28%) Data Analyst
4 19 (9.74%) Business Analyst
5 15 (7.69%) Administrator
5 15 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 14 (7.18%) Junior
7 11 (5.64%) VBA Developer
8 10 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (4.62%) IT Administrator
10 8 (4.10%) Excel Analyst
11 7 (3.59%) Analyst Developer
11 7 (3.59%) Excel Developer
11 7 (3.59%) Junior IT Administrator
11 7 (3.59%) SQL Developer
12 6 (3.08%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.08%) Financial Analyst
12 6 (3.08%) Mac Administrator
12 6 (3.08%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.69%) .NET
2 11 (5.64%) XML
3 6 (3.08%) HTML
4 5 (2.56%) AngularJS
4 5 (2.56%) jQuery
5 4 (2.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.05%) CSS
5 4 (2.05%) React
5 4 (2.05%) WinForms
5 4 (2.05%) WPF
6 3 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.54%) Node.js
6 3 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.03%) Apache Camel
7 2 (1.03%) GWT
7 2 (1.03%) HTML5
7 2 (1.03%) JSON
7 2 (1.03%) MDX
7 2 (1.03%) Play Framework
7 2 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.21%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (5.64%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.56%) Derivative
5 4 (2.05%) EPoS
5 4 (2.05%) Equities
5 4 (2.05%) Reinsurance
5 4 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.54%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.54%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.54%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.54%) Wiki
7 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.03%) PMI
7 2 (1.03%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.51%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.51%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.87%) Windows
2 13 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 10 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.10%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.54%) Android
5 3 (1.54%) Linux
5 3 (1.54%) Unix
6 2 (1.03%) CentOS
6 2 (1.03%) Debian
6 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (14.87%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (14.36%) Data Analysis
4 25 (12.82%) Project Management
5 23 (11.79%) ETL
6 19 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (9.23%) Analytics
7 18 (9.23%) Change Management
8 16 (8.21%) Asset Management
9 15 (7.69%) Time Management
10 14 (7.18%) Waterfall
11 13 (6.67%) Migration
12 12 (6.15%) Validation
13 11 (5.64%) Business Analysis
13 11 (5.64%) Mathematics
14 10 (5.13%) Decision-Making
14 10 (5.13%) PRINCE2
14 10 (5.13%) Scrum
14 10 (5.13%) Visualisation
15 9 (4.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 57 (29.23%) SQL
2 30 (15.38%) VBA
3 20 (10.26%) C#
4 19 (9.74%) Python
5 12 (6.15%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.62%) R
6 9 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.10%) C++
8 7 (3.59%) Java
9 4 (2.05%) Scala
9 4 (2.05%) VB
10 3 (1.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.03%) C
11 2 (1.03%) Clojure
11 2 (1.03%) ClojureScript
11 2 (1.03%) Groovy
11 2 (1.03%) Perl
11 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (10.77%) Degree
2 17 (8.72%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.21%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.54%) Dell Certification
5 2 (1.03%) CBAP
5 2 (1.03%) MCSA
5 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.51%) ACCA
6 1 (0.51%) CIMA
6 1 (0.51%) CIPD
6 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) IIBA
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.51%) MCDST
6 1 (0.51%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.13%) Data Quality
1 10 (5.13%) PMO
2 8 (4.10%) QA
3 7 (3.59%) GDPR
4 6 (3.08%) SLA
5 5 (2.56%) IFRS
5 5 (2.56%) Solvency II
6 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.51%) ITGC
7 1 (0.51%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.54%) Puppet
2 2 (1.03%) Salt
2 2 (1.03%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) Control-M
3 1 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.51%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 82 (42.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.15%) Oracle
2 12 (6.15%) Tableau
3 11 (5.64%) Adobe
4 6 (3.08%) Cognos
5 5 (2.56%) BT
5 5 (2.56%) Dell
6 4 (2.05%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.05%) EMC
6 4 (2.05%) Remedy
6 4 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.05%) Sybase
7 3 (1.54%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.54%) Google
7 3 (1.54%) Hortonworks
7 3 (1.54%) Intel
7 3 (1.54%) SAP
8 2 (1.03%) Avaloq
8 2 (1.03%) HP
8 2 (1.03%) ServiceNow