Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 53 69
Rank change year-on-year -17 +16 -32
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 237 302 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.48% 4.28% 3.34%
As % of the Applications category 39.90% 48.48% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 237 146
City of London median daily rate £425 £425 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.34% -18.60%
10th Percentile £200 £204 £163
90th Percentile £588 £618 £548
Central London median daily rate £418 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -1.76% +17.24% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
City of London median hourly rate £13.25 £20.50 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.37% +3.14% +65.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.61 £11.25
90th Percentile £27.65 £33.25 £70.75
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 £20.86 £19.88
% change year-on-year -32.89% +4.97% +65.63%

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 594 623 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.71% 8.82% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 466 330
City of London median daily rate £375 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% +0.69% +3.23%
10th Percentile £134 £157 £156
90th Percentile £549 £613 £588
Central London median daily rate £375 £403 £400
% change year-on-year -6.89% +0.69% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 22
City of London median hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -17.78% +14.47%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.25 £11.34
90th Percentile £24.80 £31.00 £39.88
Central London median hourly rate £17.05 £16.00 £19.46
% change year-on-year +6.56% -17.78% +14.47%

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 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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
London Bridge -46 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 110 (46.41%) Finance
2 92 (38.82%) SQL
3 70 (29.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 69 (29.11%) VBA
4 69 (29.11%) Microsoft
5 48 (20.25%) Microsoft Office
6 45 (18.99%) SQL Server
7 44 (18.57%) Project Management
8 41 (17.30%) Data Analysis
9 38 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (14.77%) Analytics
11 32 (13.50%) Migration
12 31 (13.08%) Banking
12 31 (13.08%) Asset Management
12 31 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (10.97%) C#
14 26 (10.97%) Business Analysis
14 26 (10.97%) Degree
15 25 (10.55%) MS Visio
15 25 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (10.13%) Windows
16 24 (10.13%) Reinsurance
17 22 (9.28%) T-SQL
18 20 (8.44%) Oracle
18 20 (8.44%) Microsoft Project
19 19 (8.02%) Change Management
19 19 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting 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 16 (6.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.69%) SAS
3 3 (1.27%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.84%) Confluence
4 2 (0.84%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.42%) CMS
5 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 70 (29.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 48 (20.25%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (10.55%) MS Visio
4 20 (8.44%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (5.06%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.42%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (0.42%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.42%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.80%) Office 365
3 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.84%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.42%) GitHub
5 1 (0.42%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.42%) iTunes
5 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.64%) VPN
2 10 (4.22%) Wireshark
3 9 (3.80%) Skype
4 7 (2.95%) DHCP
4 7 (2.95%) PuTTY
5 6 (2.53%) LAN
6 5 (2.11%) Internet
6 5 (2.11%) WAN
7 4 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (1.69%) Firewall
7 4 (1.69%) Wireless
8 3 (1.27%) BGP
8 3 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.27%) DNS
8 3 (1.27%) EIGRP
8 3 (1.27%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.27%) MPLS
8 3 (1.27%) Network Security
8 3 (1.27%) OSPF
8 3 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (6.75%) Power BI
4 16 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (6.33%) MS Access
6 9 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.95%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.95%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.11%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.27%) Biml
10 3 (1.27%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.27%) MySQL
10 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.27%) OLAP
10 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (4.64%) JIRA
2 7 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.11%) Subversion
3 5 (2.11%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.27%) Maven
5 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.84%) jMock
5 2 (0.84%) JUnit
5 2 (0.84%) Mockito
5 2 (0.84%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (0.84%) Selenium
5 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.42%) ERwin
6 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.42%) RStudio
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.42%) Toad
6 1 (0.42%) WinDbg
General
1 110 (46.41%) Finance
2 31 (13.08%) Banking
3 14 (5.91%) Retail
4 12 (5.06%) Front Office
5 11 (4.64%) Billing
6 8 (3.38%) Marketing
7 7 (2.95%) General Ledger
7 7 (2.95%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.11%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.69%) Legal
10 3 (1.27%) Law
11 2 (0.84%) Advertising
11 2 (0.84%) Back Office
11 2 (0.84%) German Language
12 1 (0.42%) Electronics
12 1 (0.42%) International Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (40.93%) Analyst
2 50 (21.10%) Developer
3 31 (13.08%) Data Analyst
4 22 (9.28%) Business Analyst
5 20 (8.44%) VBA Developer
6 17 (7.17%) Excel Analyst
6 17 (7.17%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.06%) .NET Developer
7 12 (5.06%) Coordinator
7 12 (5.06%) SQL Analyst
8 10 (4.22%) SQL Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Actuarial Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Excel Developer
10 8 (3.38%) Excel VBA Developer
10 8 (3.38%) Support Engineer
11 7 (2.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (2.95%) IT Support
11 7 (2.95%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (2.95%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.17%) .NET
2 12 (5.06%) WPF
3 10 (4.22%) .NET Framework
3 10 (4.22%) Entity Framework
4 7 (2.95%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (2.11%) XML
6 3 (1.27%) Spring
7 2 (0.84%) CSS
7 2 (0.84%) JMS
7 2 (0.84%) Kafka
7 2 (0.84%) Middleware
7 2 (0.84%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.84%) WinForms
8 1 (0.42%) ActiveX
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.42%) HTML
8 1 (0.42%) MDX
8 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.13%) Reinsurance
3 16 (6.75%) Management Information System
4 15 (6.33%) Fixed Income
5 12 (5.06%) Equities
5 12 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.80%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.80%) Derivative
6 9 (3.80%) Tandem
7 8 (3.38%) User Experience
8 5 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.69%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.69%) Podcast
10 3 (1.27%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.27%) EPoS
10 3 (1.27%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.27%) FMCG
10 3 (1.27%) iPad
10 3 (1.27%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.13%) Windows
2 10 (4.22%) Windows 10
3 8 (3.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.84%) Linux
6 1 (0.42%) Android
6 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.57%) Project Management
2 41 (17.30%) Data Analysis
3 38 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (14.77%) Analytics
5 32 (13.50%) Migration
6 31 (13.08%) Asset Management
6 31 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (10.97%) Business Analysis
9 25 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (8.02%) Change Management
11 18 (7.59%) Data Management
11 18 (7.59%) ETL
12 15 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (5.91%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 14 (5.91%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (5.49%) Data Migration
14 13 (5.49%) Time Management
14 13 (5.49%) Visualisation
15 12 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 92 (38.82%) SQL
2 69 (29.11%) VBA
3 26 (10.97%) C#
4 22 (9.28%) T-SQL
5 17 (7.17%) Python
6 10 (4.22%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.38%) R
8 5 (2.11%) C++
8 5 (2.11%) VB
9 4 (1.69%) Java
9 4 (1.69%) Perl
10 2 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.84%) VBScript
11 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.42%) PHP
11 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (10.97%) Degree
2 7 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.53%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.69%) ACCA
5 4 (1.69%) CCNA
5 4 (1.69%) CIMA
5 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.27%) Avaya Certification
6 3 (1.27%) CCNP
6 3 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.27%) PMP
7 2 (0.84%) CCAB
7 2 (0.84%) CISSP
7 2 (0.84%) MCSA
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.42%) CISM
8 1 (0.42%) CWNA
8 1 (0.42%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.33%) PMO
2 6 (2.53%) IFRS
2 6 (2.53%) QA
3 4 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.69%) SLA
4 2 (0.84%) MiFID
4 2 (0.84%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.42%) EMIR
5 1 (0.42%) GAAP
5 1 (0.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.38%) BitLocker
3 5 (2.11%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.27%) Firmware
5 2 (0.84%) Docker
5 2 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.42%) XenApp
6 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (4.22%) SCCM
2 8 (3.38%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.27%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.42%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 69 (29.11%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.44%) Oracle
3 15 (6.33%) Tableau
4 13 (5.49%) Cisco
5 11 (4.64%) SolarWinds
6 10 (4.22%) Avaya
6 10 (4.22%) HP
6 10 (4.22%) VMware
7 9 (3.80%) ServiceNow
8 8 (3.38%) Dell
9 7 (2.95%) Charles River
9 7 (2.95%) Citrix
9 7 (2.95%) iManage
9 7 (2.95%) Polycom
10 6 (2.53%) Apple
10 6 (2.53%) Bloomberg
11 5 (2.11%) SAP
12 4 (1.69%) Cognos
12 4 (1.69%) GoldenSource
13 3 (1.27%) Google