The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, 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 3 months to 26 June 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
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 14 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 8.16% 6.78% 2.10%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% 66.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £388 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.21% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £314 £325
% change year-on-year +3.58% -3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -3.12% +16.36%  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5 6 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 10.20% 10.17% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 9
Median daily rate £500 £350 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -27.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Docklands, London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Docklands, London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Docklands, London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Docklands, London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (46.15%) MS Visio
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Coaching
6 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (23.08%) MS Access
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) VB
7 2 (15.38%) VBA
7 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (15.38%) Service Management
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Load Testing

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (46.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MS Access
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) QlikView
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
2 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Banking Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce Support
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Excel Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Finance Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) HR Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Equities
2 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) PMI
3 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VB
2 2 (15.38%) VBA
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) MiFID
2 1 (7.69%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com