The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 March 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 Office Excel
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 14 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 12.28% 1.69% 6.12%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 20.00% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.93 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.54% +17.85%  

MS 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 14 5 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 24.56% 8.47% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Median daily rate £500 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.35% +11.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Docklands, London

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Docklands, London

MS 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 MS Excel in Docklands, London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Excel.

1 9 (56.25%) Risk Management
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) OO
5 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
6 4 (25.00%) MS Office
6 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) JIRA
6 4 (25.00%) QA
6 4 (25.00%) Subversion
6 4 (25.00%) Front Office
6 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) WCF
6 4 (25.00%) WPF
6 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (25.00%) LINQ
6 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (25.00%) Confluence

MS 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 4 (25.00%) Confluence
2 3 (18.75%) DataSynapse
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
3 4 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (18.75%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FCoE
1 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) Multicast
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) HBase
4 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Front Office
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Pricing Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Banking Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (12.50%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Finance Manager
5 1 (6.25%) HR Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC Manager
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (25.00%) LINQ
1 4 (25.00%) WCF
1 4 (25.00%) WPF
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) Rendezvous
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Derivative
2 2 (12.50%) Grid Computing
3 1 (6.25%) Equities
3 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) PMI
3 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Risk Management
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Coaching
7 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 2 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
7 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 2 (12.50%) OOD
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (12.50%) Product Management
7 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) Basel III
2 3 (18.75%) CRD IV
3 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (6.25%) MiFID
3 1 (6.25%) PMO
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) KVM
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.25%) SRDF
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Intel
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.25%) VMware