Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 April 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 69 65
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 1,394 1,715 1,430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.30% 3.72% 3.54%
As % of the Applications category 43.17% 43.34% 43.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 1,185 936
London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £178
90th Percentile £600 £613 £575
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 66 51
London median hourly rate £22.29 £24.25 £19.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +22.35% -11.91%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.82 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.42 £57.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.25% +14.29% +6.06%

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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3,229 3,957 3,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.65% 8.57% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,110 2,691 2,185
London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £157 £153 £163
90th Percentile £600 £588 £600
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 165 131
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.60 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +10.16% +11.64%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in London over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in London over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in London

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel within the London region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Central London -11 300 £425 - 29
West London +8 147 £300 -7.69% 8
South London +14 61 £413 +3.13% 5
East London -45 19 £370 -7.50% 2
North London -7 1 - - 1
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 524 (37.59%) Finance
2 470 (33.72%) Microsoft
3 462 (33.14%) SQL
4 425 (30.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 307 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
6 281 (20.16%) VBA
7 280 (20.09%) Microsoft Office
8 263 (18.87%) SQL Server
9 245 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
10 229 (16.43%) Data Analysis
11 215 (15.42%) Project Management
12 214 (15.35%) Degree
13 203 (14.56%) Business Intelligence
14 190 (13.63%) Analytics
15 170 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
16 149 (10.69%) Banking
17 141 (10.11%) Power BI
18 138 (9.90%) Python
19 134 (9.61%) Oracle
20 126 (9.04%) Microsoft Project
21 123 (8.82%) Tableau
22 115 (8.25%) MS Visio
23 112 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
23 112 (8.03%) Visualisation
24 109 (7.82%) Data Warehouse
25 108 (7.75%) .NET
26 106 (7.60%) Migration
27 104 (7.46%) C#
28 103 (7.39%) Windows
28 103 (7.39%) SharePoint

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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
1 103 (7.39%) SharePoint
2 46 (3.30%) IIS
3 27 (1.94%) Confluence
4 24 (1.72%) Apache
4 24 (1.72%) SAS
4 24 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.22%) Skype for Business
6 11 (0.79%) nginx
7 9 (0.65%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.57%) CMS
9 6 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.36%) MS Project Server
10 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 425 (30.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 280 (20.09%) Microsoft Office
3 126 (9.04%) Microsoft Project
4 115 (8.25%) MS Visio
5 71 (5.09%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.43%) SPSS
7 4 (0.29%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.22%) Blender
8 3 (0.22%) InDesign
9 1 (0.072%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.072%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.072%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.072%) Snagit
9 1 (0.072%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.36%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.36%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.29%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.22%) HFM
7 3 (0.22%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.14%) Lorenzo
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.37%) Office 365
2 45 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.51%) OpenShift
5 16 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
6 15 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (0.86%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.72%) SaaS
9 9 (0.65%) G Suite
9 9 (0.65%) GitHub
9 9 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (0.50%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
10 7 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (0.43%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
13 4 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.94%) WAN
2 23 (1.65%) LAN
3 22 (1.58%) Skype
4 21 (1.51%) VPN
5 18 (1.29%) DHCP
5 18 (1.29%) Firewall
6 17 (1.22%) DNS
7 16 (1.15%) SSL
8 15 (1.08%) Wireshark
9 12 (0.86%) Kerberos
9 12 (0.86%) Network Security
10 9 (0.65%) Internet
10 9 (0.65%) TCP/IP
11 8 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (0.50%) Wireless
13 6 (0.43%) SAN
13 6 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.36%) BGP
14 5 (0.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 141 (10.11%) Power BI
3 109 (7.82%) Data Warehouse
4 75 (5.38%) Relational Database
5 73 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 72 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (4.59%) MS Access
8 43 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 38 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 37 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
11 26 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
12 24 (1.72%) QlikView
12 24 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
13 23 (1.65%) Spotfire
14 22 (1.58%) PowerPivot
15 20 (1.43%) RDBMS
16 19 (1.36%) Big Data
17 15 (1.08%) Oracle Database
18 12 (0.86%) Hadoop
18 12 (0.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 91 (6.53%) JIRA
2 34 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 29 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.36%) Visual Studio
5 18 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
6 13 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (0.50%) Moq
8 7 (0.50%) SpecFlow
8 7 (0.50%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 5 (0.36%) Subversion
11 4 (0.29%) Maven
11 4 (0.29%) Toad
12 3 (0.22%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.22%) NUnit
13 2 (0.14%) Selenium
14 1 (0.072%) GitLab
General
1 524 (37.59%) Finance
2 149 (10.69%) Banking
3 83 (5.95%) Marketing
4 62 (4.45%) Retail
5 59 (4.23%) Front Office
6 49 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 43 (3.08%) Legal
8 41 (2.94%) Investment Banking
9 39 (2.80%) Telecoms
10 27 (1.94%) Law
11 22 (1.58%) Billing
12 14 (1.00%) General Ledger
13 13 (0.93%) German Language
14 12 (0.86%) Back Office
14 12 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.86%) Publishing
15 10 (0.72%) French Language
16 8 (0.57%) Advertising
17 7 (0.50%) Manufacturing
18 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 555 (39.81%) Analyst
2 282 (20.23%) Developer
3 203 (14.56%) Data Analyst
4 124 (8.90%) Business Analyst
5 77 (5.52%) Project Manager
6 74 (5.31%) Excel Analyst
7 70 (5.02%) SQL Developer
8 62 (4.45%) Consultant
9 58 (4.16%) VBA Developer
10 55 (3.95%) .NET Developer
11 54 (3.87%) C# Developer
11 54 (3.87%) Financial Analyst
12 51 (3.66%) SQL Analyst
13 42 (3.01%) Coordinator
13 42 (3.01%) Excel Developer
14 39 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
15 36 (2.58%) Administrator
16 29 (2.08%) Support Analyst
17 28 (2.01%) Python Developer
17 28 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (7.75%) .NET
2 46 (3.30%) JSON
3 41 (2.94%) HTML
4 36 (2.58%) Web Services
5 35 (2.51%) WPF
6 32 (2.30%) CSS
7 30 (2.15%) XML
8 29 (2.08%) WinForms
9 27 (1.94%) ASP.NET
10 26 (1.87%) REST
10 26 (1.87%) SailPoint
11 25 (1.79%) AngularJS
11 25 (1.79%) HTML5
12 24 (1.72%) jQuery
12 24 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (1.58%) D3.js
14 20 (1.43%) CSS3
14 20 (1.43%) Electron Framework
14 20 (1.43%) Node.js
14 20 (1.43%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 307 (22.02%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 65 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (2.15%) FMCG
5 28 (2.01%) Derivative
6 25 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 23 (1.65%) Fat Client
7 23 (1.65%) Thin Client
8 22 (1.58%) NHS
9 21 (1.51%) Clustering
10 20 (1.43%) Fixed Income
11 19 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 17 (1.22%) Reinsurance
12 17 (1.22%) Virtual Team
13 15 (1.08%) Equities
13 15 (1.08%) Market Risk
14 13 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (0.93%) User Experience
15 12 (0.86%) Linked Data
15 12 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 103 (7.39%) Windows
2 51 (3.66%) Windows 10
3 25 (1.79%) Linux
3 25 (1.79%) Windows 7
4 15 (1.08%) Unix
5 13 (0.93%) Windows Server
6 12 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.79%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.65%) Android
9 8 (0.57%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.29%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.14%) SUSE
14 1 (0.072%) OS/400
14 1 (0.072%) Solaris
14 1 (0.072%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (16.43%) Data Analysis
3 215 (15.42%) Project Management
4 203 (14.56%) Business Intelligence
5 190 (13.63%) Analytics
6 170 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
7 112 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 112 (8.03%) Visualisation
8 106 (7.60%) Migration
9 90 (6.46%) Change Management
10 83 (5.95%) ETL
11 79 (5.67%) Decision-Making
12 78 (5.60%) ITIL
12 78 (5.60%) Scrum
13 77 (5.52%) Business Analysis
13 77 (5.52%) Data Modelling
14 70 (5.02%) Asset Management
15 66 (4.73%) Data Visualisation
15 66 (4.73%) Risk Management
15 66 (4.73%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 462 (33.14%) SQL
2 281 (20.16%) VBA
3 138 (9.90%) Python
4 104 (7.46%) C#
5 80 (5.74%) T-SQL
6 76 (5.45%) VB
7 59 (4.23%) R
8 56 (4.02%) Java
9 45 (3.23%) VB.NET
10 38 (2.73%) JavaScript
11 29 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 26 (1.87%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.79%) C++
14 24 (1.72%) TypeScript
15 18 (1.29%) C
15 18 (1.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 15 (1.08%) VBScript
17 12 (0.86%) MATLAB
17 12 (0.86%) PHP
18 9 (0.65%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 214 (15.35%) Degree
2 88 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 71 (5.09%) SC Cleared
4 36 (2.58%) Numerate Degree
5 22 (1.58%) PMI Certification
6 19 (1.36%) PMP
7 13 (0.93%) ACCA
8 12 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (0.65%) CIMA
11 8 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 7 (0.50%) A+ Certification
12 7 (0.50%) MCSA
12 7 (0.50%) PhD
13 5 (0.36%) CISSP
13 5 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (7.03%) PMO
2 81 (5.81%) QA
3 68 (4.88%) Data Quality
4 27 (1.94%) SLA
5 15 (1.08%) GDPR
6 11 (0.79%) IFRS
7 10 (0.72%) CDISC
8 7 (0.50%) Basel III
9 6 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.29%) ISO 15022
10 4 (0.29%) ISO 20022
10 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.29%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.22%) GxP
11 3 (0.22%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.14%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.14%) FATCA
12 2 (0.14%) P3O
System Software
1 41 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.86%) Docker
4 7 (0.50%) BitLocker
4 7 (0.50%) XenApp
4 7 (0.50%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.22%) Firmware
6 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.22%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.072%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.072%) IAG
8 1 (0.072%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.072%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (2.30%) SCCM
2 28 (2.01%) Ansible
3 24 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
4 11 (0.79%) CA Single Sign-On
5 9 (0.65%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (0.43%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.22%) QRadar
8 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.14%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.14%) Kibana
9 2 (0.14%) WSUS
10 1 (0.072%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.072%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.072%) FlexNet
10 1 (0.072%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.072%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.072%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 470 (33.72%) Microsoft
2 134 (9.61%) Oracle
3 123 (8.82%) Tableau
4 85 (6.10%) SAP
5 45 (3.23%) Google
6 44 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
7 43 (3.08%) ServiceNow
8 38 (2.73%) Citrix
8 38 (2.73%) Workday
9 36 (2.58%) Cognos
10 27 (1.94%) Cisco
10 27 (1.94%) VMware
11 25 (1.79%) Dell
12 24 (1.72%) Adobe
12 24 (1.72%) Remedy
13 22 (1.58%) HP
14 21 (1.51%) Bloomberg
15 17 (1.22%) Informatica
16 15 (1.08%) BMC
16 15 (1.08%) Reuters