The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / London
Rank 37 34 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 979 1177 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.06% 5.32% 5.67%
As % of the Applications category 52.41% 50.32% 51.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 776 813
Median daily rate £420 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £175 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £342 £325
% change year-on-year +0.87% +5.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 59 54
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.60% +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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1868 2339 2355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 9.65% 10.56% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1254 1617 1536
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 101 130
Median hourly rate £22.34 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.38% -2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £29.00 £34.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in London

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in London

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in London

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Excel in London

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 134 £428 +0.58% 68
Canary Wharf -2 11 £350 -4.10%
Docklands, London +4 7 £500 - 1
Feltham +3 7 £400 +2.76% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +1 6 £300 +33.33% 6
Uxbridge -1 5 - - 2
Westminster +7 4 £430 +50.87%
Bromley +10 3 £550 +182.05%
Ilford +2 3 £113 -75.00%
West End of London +2 3 £163 -44.20% 8
Croydon +3 2 £500 +49.25%
Hammersmith -1 2 £225 -47.05%
Stockley Park - 2 - -
Barnet - 2 £400 -
Brentford - 2 - -
New Malden -13 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £155 - 1
West Drayton - 1 £125 - 1
Hendon - 1 £250 -
Southwark - 1 £200 - 2
Wimbledon - 1 £175 -
Chiswick - 1 £200 -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 1284 (62.48%) Microsoft
2 623 (30.32%) Finance
3 612 (29.78%) MS Office
4 505 (24.57%) Windows
5 485 (23.60%) SQL Server
6 476 (23.16%) SQL
7 417 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
8 365 (17.76%) MS PowerPoint
9 347 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
10 324 (15.77%) Active Directory
11 321 (15.62%) Project Management
12 275 (13.38%) Banking
13 268 (13.04%) SharePoint
14 264 (12.85%) .NET
15 250 (12.17%) C#
16 247 (12.02%) MS Project
17 236 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
18 233 (11.34%) ITIL
19 221 (10.75%) MS Visio
20 215 (10.46%) Degree
21 213 (10.36%) Security Cleared
22 197 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
23 194 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
24 189 (9.20%) CRM
25 173 (8.42%) Office 365
26 163 (7.93%) PRINCE2
27 160 (7.79%) Oracle
28 159 (7.74%) Migration
29 158 (7.69%) Windows Server
30 156 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 268 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 100 (4.87%) Skype for Business
3 80 (3.89%) MS Exchange
4 60 (2.92%) IIS
5 50 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
6 47 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 35 (1.70%) Confluence
8 33 (1.61%) SAS
9 30 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (1.02%) CMS
10 21 (1.02%) Tomcat
11 20 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
12 19 (0.92%) Apache
12 19 (0.92%) IBM Notes
13 18 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 16 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.73%) Apache Pig
16 10 (0.49%) MS Project Server
17 8 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 612 (29.78%) MS Office
2 365 (17.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 247 (12.02%) MS Project
4 221 (10.75%) MS Visio
5 43 (2.09%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.29%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.24%) SPSS
10 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.097%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.097%) InDesign
12 1 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.049%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.049%) Revit
12 1 (0.049%) Stata
Business Applications
1 151 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.49%) CA PPM
4 10 (0.49%) FastStats
4 10 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.44%) Eloqua
6 8 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.39%) Primavera
7 5 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.24%) Endur
7 5 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.15%) Dynamics SL
8 3 (0.15%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 197 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (8.42%) Office 365
3 41 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (1.80%) SaaS
5 35 (1.70%) Yammer
6 33 (1.61%) IaaS
7 30 (1.46%) PaaS
8 21 (1.02%) OneDrive
9 14 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.49%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
13 7 (0.34%) GitHub
14 5 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.24%) Google Drive
15 4 (0.19%) G Suite
16 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
17 2 (0.097%) Amazon S3
17 2 (0.097%) CloudFront
17 2 (0.097%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.41%) DNS
1 70 (3.41%) Firewall
2 54 (2.63%) Skype
2 54 (2.63%) WAN
3 51 (2.48%) Internet
4 50 (2.43%) TCP/IP
5 47 (2.29%) LAN
6 46 (2.24%) VPN
7 38 (1.85%) SAN
8 29 (1.41%) DHCP
8 29 (1.41%) NAS
9 27 (1.31%) VoIP
10 26 (1.27%) Wireless
11 22 (1.07%) Network Security
12 20 (0.97%) HTTP
13 17 (0.83%) VLAN
14 15 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
15 13 (0.63%) iSCSI
16 12 (0.58%) MPLS
17 11 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 485 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 156 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 146 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 101 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 97 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
6 93 (4.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 66 (3.21%) MS Access
8 55 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 47 (2.29%) Power BI
10 41 (2.00%) Relational Database
11 35 (1.70%) Big Data
12 30 (1.46%) QlikView
13 28 (1.36%) Hadoop
13 28 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
14 27 (1.31%) MySQL
14 27 (1.31%) Oracle Database
15 26 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 25 (1.22%) Data Mining
17 24 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
18 19 (0.92%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 99 (4.82%) JIRA
2 81 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (3.26%) Visual Studio
4 35 (1.70%) Git (software)
5 28 (1.36%) Subversion
6 20 (0.97%) Jenkins
7 17 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
8 15 (0.73%) NUnit
9 14 (0.68%) Maven
10 13 (0.63%) TeamCity
11 12 (0.58%) SpecFlow
12 10 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 9 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (0.44%) Moq
13 9 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (0.44%) Selenium
14 8 (0.39%) Ant
14 8 (0.39%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 623 (30.32%) Finance
2 275 (13.38%) Banking
3 135 (6.57%) Retail
4 104 (5.06%) Legal
5 88 (4.28%) Investment Banking
6 71 (3.45%) Law
7 67 (3.26%) Front Office
8 64 (3.11%) Marketing
9 56 (2.73%) Advertising
10 48 (2.34%) Back Office
11 37 (1.80%) Telecoms
12 26 (1.27%) Retail Banking
13 24 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
14 22 (1.07%) Military
15 20 (0.97%) Publishing
16 17 (0.83%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.73%) Manufacturing
18 14 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.54%) Billing
20 10 (0.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 518 (25.21%) Analyst
2 389 (18.93%) Developer
3 164 (7.98%) Architect
4 126 (6.13%) Business Analyst
5 107 (5.21%) Consultant
6 90 (4.38%) Project Manager
7 87 (4.23%) .NET Developer
8 78 (3.80%) Administrator
8 78 (3.80%) Data Analyst
9 75 (3.65%) Support Analyst
10 74 (3.60%) C# Developer
11 73 (3.55%) Service Analyst
12 70 (3.41%) SQL Developer
13 67 (3.26%) Support Engineer
14 63 (3.07%) Service Desk Analyst
15 51 (2.48%) IT Support
16 50 (2.43%) 2nd Line Support
17 47 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
18 45 (2.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 43 (2.09%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (12.85%) .NET
2 114 (5.55%) HTML
3 82 (3.99%) ASP.NET
4 81 (3.94%) CSS
5 75 (3.65%) XML
6 73 (3.55%) Web Services
7 58 (2.82%) .NET Framework
8 55 (2.68%) WCF
9 49 (2.38%) AngularJS
10 47 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (2.19%) WPF
12 37 (1.80%) COM
13 36 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
14 34 (1.65%) jQuery
15 32 (1.56%) HTML5
16 30 (1.46%) Entity Framework
17 22 (1.07%) MDX
18 21 (1.02%) Ajax
19 20 (0.97%) Middleware
19 20 (0.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 347 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (6.03%) Management Information System
3 53 (2.58%) Data Centre
4 48 (2.34%) Blackberry
5 47 (2.29%) Equities
6 43 (2.09%) Fixed Income
7 41 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 40 (1.95%) User Experience
9 36 (1.75%) Derivative
10 23 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 22 (1.07%) Smartphone
12 21 (1.02%) Data Structures
13 19 (0.92%) e-Learning
13 19 (0.92%) Virtual Team
14 16 (0.78%) NHS
14 16 (0.78%) Reference Data
15 15 (0.73%) FMCG
16 14 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
17 13 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 505 (24.57%) Windows
2 158 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 109 (5.30%) Windows 7
4 99 (4.82%) Linux
5 83 (4.04%) Windows 10
6 82 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 75 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (2.53%) Unix
9 38 (1.85%) Windows 8
10 34 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (1.61%) Windows XP
12 29 (1.41%) Mac OS X
13 25 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (1.02%) Android
15 14 (0.68%) Solaris
16 13 (0.63%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.29%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.24%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
20 3 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (15.62%) Project Management
3 236 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 233 (11.34%) ITIL
5 194 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
6 189 (9.20%) CRM
7 163 (7.93%) PRINCE2
8 159 (7.74%) Migration
9 131 (6.37%) Data Analysis
10 129 (6.28%) SDLC
11 125 (6.08%) Change Management
12 115 (5.60%) Analytics
13 114 (5.55%) Data Modelling
14 113 (5.50%) Risk Management
15 112 (5.45%) TDD
16 102 (4.96%) Business Analysis
17 99 (4.82%) Service Management
18 92 (4.48%) Scrum
19 91 (4.43%) MVC
20 88 (4.28%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 476 (23.16%) SQL
2 250 (12.17%) C#
3 127 (6.18%) VBA
4 125 (6.08%) T-SQL
5 117 (5.69%) JavaScript
6 82 (3.99%) PowerShell
7 75 (3.65%) Java
8 62 (3.02%) C
9 52 (2.53%) VB
10 51 (2.48%) Python
11 38 (1.85%) VB.NET
12 33 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 27 (1.31%) C++
14 23 (1.12%) R
15 18 (0.88%) Perl
15 18 (0.88%) VB6
16 17 (0.83%) Scala
17 16 (0.78%) Bash Shell
18 15 (0.73%) Ruby
19 11 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 215 (10.46%) Degree
2 213 (10.36%) Security Cleared
3 138 (6.72%) SC Cleared
4 79 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (2.97%) DV Cleared
6 51 (2.48%) PMP
7 45 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
8 42 (2.04%) MCSE
9 33 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 32 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (1.51%) PMI Certification
12 24 (1.17%) MCITP
13 19 (0.92%) MCP
14 17 (0.83%) ISEB
15 14 (0.68%) CCNA
15 14 (0.68%) CCNP
16 13 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
16 13 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 12 (0.58%) CCIE
17 12 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (7.06%) PMO
2 74 (3.60%) QA
3 65 (3.16%) SLA
4 45 (2.19%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.63%) COBIT
5 13 (0.63%) MiFID
6 12 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 12 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.49%) JSP 440
8 8 (0.39%) Basel III
9 7 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.29%) EMIR
11 5 (0.24%) CRD IV
11 5 (0.24%) P3O
12 4 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.15%) HL7
13 3 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.15%) ISO20022
14 2 (0.097%) GDPR
System Software
1 324 (15.77%) Active Directory
2 89 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (2.73%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.12%) vSphere
5 17 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
7 14 (0.68%) NFS
8 13 (0.63%) Docker
9 12 (0.58%) BitLocker
10 11 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (0.44%) KVM
11 9 (0.44%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.44%) XenApp
12 7 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.29%) SRDF
13 6 (0.29%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.29%) Xen
13 6 (0.29%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 67 (3.26%) SCCM
2 33 (1.61%) SCOM
3 18 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (0.83%) Puppet
5 15 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (0.44%) AirWatch
7 9 (0.44%) Ansible
8 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (0.39%) Nagios
9 7 (0.34%) logstash
9 7 (0.34%) WMI
10 6 (0.29%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.29%) vMotion
11 5 (0.24%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.24%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.24%) Kibana
11 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1284 (62.48%) Microsoft
2 160 (7.79%) Oracle
3 121 (5.89%) VMware
4 109 (5.30%) SAP
5 103 (5.01%) Cisco
6 78 (3.80%) Citrix
7 76 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
8 48 (2.34%) Sybase
9 47 (2.29%) HP
10 38 (1.85%) IBM
11 33 (1.61%) Google
12 30 (1.46%) Intel
13 29 (1.41%) CheckPoint
14 28 (1.36%) Apple
15 27 (1.31%) Remedy
16 25 (1.22%) Infor
17 24 (1.17%) ServiceNow
18 23 (1.12%) Intel Security
18 23 (1.12%) Red Hat
19 21 (1.02%) NetApp
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £155 - £175 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £120 - £130 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
PCR
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Networking People
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago