Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 70 66
Rank change year-on-year +29 -4 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 110 223 248
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.82% 3.43% 3.56%
As % of the Applications category 51.40% 38.12% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 159 188
Median daily rate £475 £425 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -6.85% +10.61%
10th Percentile £229 £197 £213
90th Percentile £675 £639 £639
Central London median daily rate £450 £428 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.74 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.25% +1.66% -14.71%
10th Percentile £17.00 £11.03 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.86 £79.70 £32.67
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £16.53
% change year-on-year +33.33% -0.15% +0.15%

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 214 585 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.37% 8.99% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 405 444
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £160 £144 £126
90th Percentile £675 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £413 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -0.60% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 35
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £12.79
90th Percentile £38.40 £28.70 £36.45
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.47 £18.70
% change year-on-year +7.89% +4.09% +13.33%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in the City of London

Microsoft Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the City of London over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in the City of London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in the City of London

Microsoft Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the City of London over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 49 (44.55%) SQL
2 42 (38.18%) Finance
3 41 (37.27%) Microsoft
4 33 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (22.73%) VBA
5 25 (22.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 24 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (20.00%) Change Management
8 22 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (19.09%) ETL
10 19 (17.27%) SDLC
11 18 (16.36%) Power BI
11 18 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (16.36%) Kimball Methodology
11 18 (16.36%) Power Platform
11 18 (16.36%) Python
12 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
12 17 (15.45%) Information Management
13 14 (12.73%) C#
14 13 (11.82%) Migration
14 13 (11.82%) Requirements Gathering
15 12 (10.91%) Data Development
15 12 (10.91%) R
15 12 (10.91%) .NET
15 12 (10.91%) Data Modelling
16 11 (10.00%) Oracle
16 11 (10.00%) Azure
16 11 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
17 10 (9.09%) Machine Learning

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 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.73%) SAS
3 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.91%) Moodle
Applications
1 25 (22.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (8.18%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.55%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.91%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.91%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.91%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.91%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.36%) Power Platform
2 11 (10.00%) Azure
3 6 (5.45%) AWS
4 4 (3.64%) Office 365
5 2 (1.82%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.91%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.91%) Azure Stack
6 1 (0.91%) G Suite
6 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.91%) Google Docs
6 1 (0.91%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.91%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.91%) SaaS
6 1 (0.91%) Serverless
6 1 (0.91%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) DHCP
1 3 (2.73%) DNS
1 3 (2.73%) VLAN
2 2 (1.82%) FTP
3 1 (0.91%) Firewall
3 1 (0.91%) Intranet
3 1 (0.91%) LAN
3 1 (0.91%) Network Security
3 1 (0.91%) Skype
3 1 (0.91%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) VoIP
3 1 (0.91%) WAN
3 1 (0.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (16.36%) Power BI
4 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
5 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (6.36%) PowerPivot
8 6 (5.45%) SSDT
9 3 (2.73%) MS Access
10 2 (1.82%) Adabas
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.82%) SAS EBI
11 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.91%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.82%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.82%) JIRA
5 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 42 (38.18%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Banking
2 9 (8.18%) Public Sector
3 7 (6.36%) Front Office
4 5 (4.55%) Law
4 5 (4.55%) Legal
4 5 (4.55%) Marketing
5 4 (3.64%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.73%) Retail
7 2 (1.82%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.82%) Local Government
7 2 (1.82%) Police
7 2 (1.82%) Publishing
8 1 (0.91%) Billing
8 1 (0.91%) Danish Language
8 1 (0.91%) Electronics
8 1 (0.91%) International Banking
8 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (35.45%) Analyst
2 24 (21.82%) Developer
3 15 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
4 13 (11.82%) SQL Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) ETL Analyst
6 9 (8.18%) Business Analyst
6 9 (8.18%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 8 (7.27%) Data Analyst
7 8 (7.27%) SQL Data Analyst
8 7 (6.36%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.36%) SSIS Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Architect
9 5 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 5 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.64%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.64%) VBA Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Excel Developer
11 3 (2.73%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.91%) .NET
2 6 (5.45%) MDX
3 5 (4.55%) CSS
3 5 (4.55%) HTML
3 5 (4.55%) WinForms
4 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.73%) COM
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.82%) jQuery
6 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.91%) React
6 1 (0.91%) Redux
6 1 (0.91%) SignalR
6 1 (0.91%) WCF
6 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.73%) Derivative
4 3 (2.73%) User Experience
5 2 (1.82%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.82%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.82%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.91%) ASIC
6 1 (0.91%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.91%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.91%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.91%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.91%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.91%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Windows
2 4 (3.64%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.73%) Linux
3 3 (2.73%) Unix
4 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.00%) Change Management
4 21 (19.09%) ETL
5 19 (17.27%) SDLC
6 18 (16.36%) Kimball Methodology
7 17 (15.45%) Information Management
8 13 (11.82%) Migration
8 13 (11.82%) Requirements Gathering
9 12 (10.91%) Data Development
9 12 (10.91%) Data Modelling
10 11 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
11 10 (9.09%) Asset Management
11 10 (9.09%) Machine Learning
12 9 (8.18%) Data Management
13 8 (7.27%) Data Analysis
13 8 (7.27%) Data Protection
13 8 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (6.36%) Decision-Making
14 7 (6.36%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.55%) SQL
2 25 (22.73%) VBA
3 18 (16.36%) Python
4 14 (12.73%) C#
5 12 (10.91%) R
6 10 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 6 (5.45%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.55%) C++
9 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.73%) VB
10 3 (2.73%) VBScript
11 2 (1.82%) JCL
11 2 (1.82%) Natural
12 1 (0.91%) C
12 1 (0.91%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) Degree
3 2 (1.82%) CCNA
3 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.91%) CCNP
4 1 (0.91%) CIPD
4 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) Solvency II
2 7 (6.36%) QA
3 4 (3.64%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.82%) EMIR
4 2 (1.82%) GDPR
4 2 (1.82%) PMO
5 1 (0.91%) IFRS
5 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.91%) MiFID
5 1 (0.91%) RMADS
5 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.91%) SLA
5 1 (0.91%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.91%) EnCase
1 1 (0.91%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (37.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.00%) Oracle
3 5 (4.55%) Remedy
4 3 (2.73%) Adobe
4 3 (2.73%) Alteryx
4 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.73%) VMware
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco
5 2 (1.82%) ForeScout
5 2 (1.82%) Google
5 2 (1.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) SAP
5 2 (1.82%) Software AG
5 2 (1.82%) Splunk
6 1 (0.91%) Apple
6 1 (0.91%) Blackboard
6 1 (0.91%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.91%) HP
6 1 (0.91%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.91%) Northgate