Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 67 47
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 275 227 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.91% 3.52% 4.01%
As % of the Applications category 43.24% 45.31% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 149 213
City of London median daily rate £444 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.94% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £210 £150 £213
90th Percentile £624 £600 £553
Central London median daily rate £433 £375 £389
% change year-on-year +15.33% -3.54% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 4
City of London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.66 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -8.97% -9.09%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.18 £12.20
90th Percentile £47.75 £21.49 £27.08
Central London median hourly rate £15.55 £14.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.71% -1.00% +7.14%

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 636 501 638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.03% 7.77% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 345 470
City of London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -0.96%
10th Percentile £126 £150 £188
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
Central London median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 36
City of London median hourly rate £15.78 £15.76 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.13% -13.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £22.38 £27.51 £24.63
Central London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.76 £17.25
% change year-on-year +11.08% -8.67% +4.55%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018. 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 -4 11 £525 +233.33%
Moorgate - 2 £275 -
Microsoft Excel
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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.

1 120 (43.64%) Finance
2 108 (39.27%) SQL
3 99 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 76 (27.64%) VBA
5 66 (24.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 59 (21.45%) MS Visio
7 55 (20.00%) Windows
8 54 (19.64%) Microsoft Office
9 52 (18.91%) SQL Server
10 50 (18.18%) Data Analysis
11 49 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (17.09%) Project Management
13 45 (16.36%) Banking
14 43 (15.64%) Python
15 42 (15.27%) Business Analysis
16 38 (13.82%) Front Office
17 37 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
18 36 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (12.73%) Windows 10
20 34 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
21 33 (12.00%) C#
22 32 (11.64%) Degree
23 30 (10.91%) Analytics
23 30 (10.91%) PMO
24 29 (10.55%) PRINCE2
24 29 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
25 28 (10.18%) Spreadsheet
26 25 (9.09%) Oracle
27 24 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
27 24 (8.73%) Power BI

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 14 (5.09%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.73%) SAS
3 6 (2.18%) Confluence
4 5 (1.82%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.45%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.09%) IIS
7 1 (0.36%) Apache
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 66 (24.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 59 (21.45%) MS Visio
3 54 (19.64%) Microsoft Office
4 28 (10.18%) Spreadsheet
5 16 (5.82%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (1.82%) SPSS
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.36%) InDesign
7 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) thinkFolio
2 3 (1.09%) Orchestrade
2 3 (1.09%) RMDS
2 3 (1.09%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.73%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.73%) Eikon
4 1 (0.36%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.36%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.18%) Office 365
2 14 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.36%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (4.36%) Google Analytics
4 11 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (4.00%) Amazon S3
4 11 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (2.91%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (2.91%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.09%) Yammer
8 2 (0.73%) GitHub
8 2 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.36%) G Suite
9 1 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.27%) Skype
2 2 (0.73%) BIG-IP
2 2 (0.73%) DNS
2 2 (0.73%) Intranet
2 2 (0.73%) SCCP
2 2 (0.73%) SSL
2 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.73%) VPN
2 2 (0.73%) WebEx
3 1 (0.36%) DHCP
3 1 (0.36%) Firewall
3 1 (0.36%) Internet
3 1 (0.36%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.91%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.73%) Power BI
3 20 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (6.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (6.18%) Big Data
6 14 (5.09%) Hadoop
6 14 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (4.36%) Apache Hive
7 12 (4.36%) Sqoop
8 11 (4.00%) Impala
9 10 (3.64%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.18%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.45%) MS Access
13 4 (1.45%) QlikView
13 4 (1.45%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.36%) Jenkins
1 12 (4.36%) JIRA
2 11 (4.00%) Subversion
3 7 (2.55%) RStudio
4 6 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.45%) Maven
6 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.73%) Selenium
8 1 (0.36%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.36%) gulp
8 1 (0.36%) MSTest
8 1 (0.36%) NUnit
8 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.36%) WinDbg
General
1 120 (43.64%) Finance
2 45 (16.36%) Banking
3 38 (13.82%) Front Office
4 16 (5.82%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.00%) Marketing
5 11 (4.00%) Retail
6 10 (3.64%) Law
7 8 (2.91%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.82%) Legal
9 3 (1.09%) Advertising
9 3 (1.09%) French Language
10 2 (0.73%) Billing
10 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.36%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (36.73%) Analyst
2 65 (23.64%) Developer
3 33 (12.00%) Business Analyst
3 33 (12.00%) Data Analyst
4 30 (10.91%) VBA Developer
5 20 (7.27%) Excel Developer
5 20 (7.27%) Excel VBA Developer
6 18 (6.55%) Excel Analyst
6 18 (6.55%) SQL Analyst
7 16 (5.82%) SQL Developer
8 15 (5.45%) C# Developer
8 15 (5.45%) SQL Data Analyst
9 12 (4.36%) Front Office Developer
9 12 (4.36%) Python Developer
10 11 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 11 (4.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
10 11 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
10 11 (4.00%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.64%) .NET Developer
12 9 (3.27%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.82%) .NET
2 15 (5.45%) XML
3 4 (1.45%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.45%) JSON
3 4 (1.45%) Web Services
4 3 (1.09%) NumPy
4 3 (1.09%) Pandas
4 3 (1.09%) REST
4 3 (1.09%) WinForms
5 2 (0.73%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.73%) COM
5 2 (0.73%) CSS
5 2 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.73%) FpML
5 2 (0.73%) HTML
5 2 (0.73%) HTML5
5 2 (0.73%) Node.js
5 2 (0.73%) React
5 2 (0.73%) WPF
6 1 (0.36%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.91%) Fixed Income
3 16 (5.82%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.45%) Derivative
5 12 (4.36%) Wiki
6 9 (3.27%) Equities
6 9 (3.27%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.91%) Fintech
7 8 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.82%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.82%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.45%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.45%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.09%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.09%) PMI
10 3 (1.09%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.09%) User Experience
10 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (20.00%) Windows
2 35 (12.73%) Windows 10
3 14 (5.09%) Unix
4 7 (2.55%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.18%) Linux
6 3 (1.09%) Android
6 3 (1.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 49 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (17.09%) Project Management
4 42 (15.27%) Business Analysis
5 37 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
6 34 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (10.91%) Analytics
8 29 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (10.55%) PRINCE2
9 24 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (8.36%) ETL
11 22 (8.00%) Migration
12 18 (6.55%) Asset Management
13 17 (6.18%) Scrum
13 17 (6.18%) Statistics
14 16 (5.82%) Change Management
14 16 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (5.45%) Data Management
15 15 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
16 14 (5.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 108 (39.27%) SQL
2 76 (27.64%) VBA
3 43 (15.64%) Python
4 33 (12.00%) C#
5 22 (8.00%) R
6 19 (6.91%) Java
7 15 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 13 (4.73%) PowerShell
9 11 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.00%) Korn
9 11 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.27%) Ruby
11 8 (2.91%) VB
11 8 (2.91%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.45%) C
12 4 (1.45%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.45%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.73%) Go
13 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (11.64%) Degree
2 10 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (3.64%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (2.18%) CISSP
3 6 (2.18%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.82%) PMP
5 3 (1.09%) MBA
5 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.73%) CEH
6 2 (0.73%) CFA
6 2 (0.73%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.73%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.73%) MCP
6 2 (0.73%) MCSA
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) ACCA
7 1 (0.36%) CIMA
7 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.91%) PMO
2 10 (3.64%) QA
3 8 (2.91%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.45%) GDPR
5 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.73%) SLA
6 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.36%) IFRS
6 1 (0.36%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 18 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.00%) HDFS
3 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.36%) Docker
3 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.00%) Ansible
1 11 (4.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 11 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (4.00%) Puppet
2 5 (1.82%) SCCM
3 4 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.36%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 99 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.09%) Oracle
3 16 (5.82%) Citrix
4 14 (5.09%) Bloomberg
5 13 (4.73%) Google
5 13 (4.73%) Tableau
6 11 (4.00%) Cloudera
6 11 (4.00%) Reuters
7 9 (3.27%) Adobe
8 6 (2.18%) Apple
8 6 (2.18%) Calypso
9 5 (1.82%) SAP
10 4 (1.45%) FactSet
11 3 (1.09%) Cisco
11 3 (1.09%) iManage
11 3 (1.09%) SimCorp
11 3 (1.09%) Sybase
12 2 (0.73%) Cognos
12 2 (0.73%) Progress
12 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com