Period
to 27 September 2020

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 27 September 2020 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
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 84 83
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 428 1,165 1,386
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.24% 3.04% 3.02%
As % of the Applications category 47.14% 39.52% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 825 973
Median daily rate £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - -1.79%
10th Percentile £131 £200 £200
90th Percentile £670 £600 £625
England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 58 37
Median hourly rate £20.79 £16.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.09% -25.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.35 £12.80
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £46.10
England median hourly rate £20.40 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +23.65% -5.71% -7.89%

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 908 2,948 3,586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.88% 7.69% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 1,966 2,427
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £154 £163 £153
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
England median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 140 154
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.33 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.67% -3.38% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.43 £11.36 £13.07
90th Percentile £39.60 £38.92 £47.35
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in London.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in London

Microsoft Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in London over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in London

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in London.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in London

Microsoft Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Excel in London over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

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 27 September 2020. 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 +13 76 £423 -6.11% 15
West London +26 31 £152 -51.90% 4
East London +49 10 £225 -57.55% 4
South London +26 8 £300 -14.29% 1
North London +22 7 £460 +130.00% 1
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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.

1 189 (44.16%) Microsoft
2 145 (33.88%) Finance
3 119 (27.80%) Analytical Skills
4 117 (27.34%) SQL
5 100 (23.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 77 (17.99%) Security Cleared
6 77 (17.99%) VBA
7 71 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (15.89%) Python
9 67 (15.65%) SC Cleared
10 65 (15.19%) Risk Management
11 64 (14.95%) Project Management
12 63 (14.72%) Microsoft Office
12 63 (14.72%) Banking
13 61 (14.25%) Data Analysis
14 59 (13.79%) Public Sector
15 57 (13.32%) Business Intelligence
15 57 (13.32%) Migration
16 55 (12.85%) Decision-Making
17 50 (11.68%) Asset Management
18 48 (11.21%) SQL Server
19 45 (10.51%) Management Information System
19 45 (10.51%) Power Platform
19 45 (10.51%) Power BI
19 45 (10.51%) Analytics
20 43 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
21 42 (9.81%) Information Management
22 40 (9.35%) Change Management
23 38 (8.88%) Oracle
23 38 (8.88%) Azure

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 25 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.50%) Confluence
3 7 (1.64%) CMS
3 7 (1.64%) Moodle
3 7 (1.64%) SAS
4 4 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.93%) JBoss
4 4 (0.93%) Jetty
4 4 (0.93%) MQSeries
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Fuse
4 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.70%) Alfresco
5 3 (0.70%) Documentum
5 3 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.47%) Apache
7 1 (0.23%) IIS
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 100 (23.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 63 (14.72%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (7.94%) MS Visio
4 25 (5.84%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.64%) Camtasia
6 6 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (1.17%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.47%) SPSS
9 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.23%) Blender
9 1 (0.23%) InDesign
9 1 (0.23%) Revit
9 1 (0.23%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.64%) Northgate Housing
2 4 (0.93%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.47%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.23%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.23%) Primavera
4 1 (0.23%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.51%) Power Platform
2 38 (8.88%) Azure
3 20 (4.67%) AWS
4 15 (3.50%) AWS Lambda
4 15 (3.50%) Azure Functions
4 15 (3.50%) Serverless
5 7 (1.64%) Lucidchart
5 7 (1.64%) Office 365
6 5 (1.17%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.17%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.17%) PowerApps
7 4 (0.93%) Azure Stack
7 4 (0.93%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.70%) Google Docs
8 3 (0.70%) Smartsheet
9 2 (0.47%) G Suite
9 2 (0.47%) GCP
9 2 (0.47%) Google Sheets
9 2 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.64%) Intranet
2 6 (1.40%) DNS
3 5 (1.17%) Broadband
3 5 (1.17%) DHCP
3 5 (1.17%) VLAN
4 4 (0.93%) SSH
5 3 (0.70%) Firewall
5 3 (0.70%) Network Security
5 3 (0.70%) VPN
5 3 (0.70%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.47%) Skype
6 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.47%) WAN
7 1 (0.23%) 5G
7 1 (0.23%) HTTP
7 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.23%) Internet
7 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.23%) LAN
7 1 (0.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.51%) Power BI
3 23 (5.37%) MS Access
4 17 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.50%) Spotfire
7 11 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.34%) Oracle Database
8 10 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.10%) QlikView
10 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.40%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.17%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.17%) MySQL
12 5 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.70%) GIS
Development Applications
1 28 (6.54%) JIRA
2 11 (2.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.34%) Subversion
4 9 (2.10%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.17%) NUnit
6 5 (1.17%) Selenium
7 4 (0.93%) Ant
7 4 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.93%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.93%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.93%) FishEye
7 4 (0.93%) Gradle
7 4 (0.93%) Hudson
7 4 (0.93%) IntelliJ
7 4 (0.93%) Maven
7 4 (0.93%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.93%) Poseidon for UML
7 4 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 145 (33.88%) Finance
2 63 (14.72%) Banking
3 59 (13.79%) Public Sector
4 36 (8.41%) Front Office
5 21 (4.91%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.91%) Local Government
6 19 (4.44%) Law
6 19 (4.44%) Legal
7 17 (3.97%) Marketing
8 15 (3.50%) Billing
9 12 (2.80%) Telecoms
10 9 (2.10%) Manufacturing
10 9 (2.10%) Publishing
10 9 (2.10%) Spanish Language
11 8 (1.87%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.87%) French Language
12 7 (1.64%) Electronics
12 7 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (1.64%) Retail
13 6 (1.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 124 (28.97%) Analyst
2 57 (13.32%) Developer
3 36 (8.41%) Business Analyst
4 34 (7.94%) Data Analyst
5 27 (6.31%) Project Manager
6 19 (4.44%) Consultant
7 17 (3.97%) Administrator
8 16 (3.74%) Python Developer
8 16 (3.74%) Risk Manager
9 14 (3.27%) Information Manager
10 12 (2.80%) Information Risk Manager
11 11 (2.57%) Azure Developer
11 11 (2.57%) VBA Developer
12 10 (2.34%) Finance Manager
12 10 (2.34%) Junior
12 10 (2.34%) SQL Analyst
13 9 (2.10%) C# Developer
13 9 (2.10%) Financial Analyst
13 9 (2.10%) Information Officer
13 9 (2.10%) Risk Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.14%) .NET
2 21 (4.91%) HTML
3 13 (3.04%) XML
4 12 (2.80%) CSS
5 11 (2.57%) jQuery
6 9 (2.10%) Spring
6 9 (2.10%) STL
7 8 (1.87%) HTML5
8 6 (1.40%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.40%) WinForms
9 5 (1.17%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (1.17%) Middleware
9 5 (1.17%) React
9 5 (1.17%) Spring Boot
9 5 (1.17%) WPF
10 4 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.93%) Node.js
10 4 (0.93%) Play Framework
10 4 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 119 (27.80%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (10.51%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.61%) Derivative
4 23 (5.37%) Fixed Income
5 16 (3.74%) User Experience
6 14 (3.27%) OTC Derivatives
7 12 (2.80%) Hedge funds
7 12 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.10%) NHS
9 8 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.87%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.64%) Learning Management System
11 6 (1.40%) Freedom of Information
12 5 (1.17%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.17%) Taxonomies
13 4 (0.93%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.93%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.93%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.93%) FMCG
14 3 (0.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.37%) Windows
2 11 (2.57%) Linux
3 7 (1.64%) Unix
3 7 (1.64%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.93%) Android
5 4 (0.93%) CentOS
5 4 (0.93%) Debian
5 4 (0.93%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (15.19%) Risk Management
3 64 (14.95%) Project Management
4 61 (14.25%) Data Analysis
5 57 (13.32%) Business Intelligence
5 57 (13.32%) Migration
6 55 (12.85%) Decision-Making
7 50 (11.68%) Asset Management
8 45 (10.51%) Analytics
9 43 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (9.81%) Information Management
11 40 (9.35%) Change Management
12 37 (8.64%) Line Management
13 36 (8.41%) Data Management
13 36 (8.41%) Visualisation
14 35 (8.18%) Scrum
15 33 (7.71%) Business Analysis
16 31 (7.24%) Project Delivery
17 28 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (6.31%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 117 (27.34%) SQL
2 77 (17.99%) VBA
3 68 (15.89%) Python
4 27 (6.31%) JavaScript
4 27 (6.31%) R
5 26 (6.07%) C#
6 22 (5.14%) C++
7 18 (4.21%) VB
8 16 (3.74%) Java
9 14 (3.27%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.04%) MATLAB
10 13 (3.04%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.10%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.17%) Perl
13 5 (1.17%) Scala
13 5 (1.17%) VBScript
14 4 (0.93%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.93%) Clojure
14 4 (0.93%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 77 (17.99%) Security Cleared
2 67 (15.65%) SC Cleared
3 35 (8.18%) Degree
4 10 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.17%) CCNA
5 5 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.70%) ISEB
7 3 (0.70%) PMP
7 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.47%) ACCA
8 2 (0.47%) CCNP
8 2 (0.47%) CISM
8 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.47%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.23%) CIMA
9 1 (0.23%) CIPFA
9 1 (0.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.24%) Data Quality
2 22 (5.14%) PMO
3 15 (3.50%) QA
4 10 (2.34%) GDPR
5 5 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.70%) EMIR
6 3 (0.70%) RMADS
7 2 (0.47%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.47%) ISO 31000
7 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 2 (0.47%) MiFID
7 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.47%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.23%) GMP
8 1 (0.23%) IFRS
System Software
1 9 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.70%) Docker
4 1 (0.23%) NFS
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.17%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.93%) Puppet
2 4 (0.93%) Salt
3 2 (0.47%) EnCase
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.47%) SCCM
3 2 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.23%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.23%) QRadar
Vendors
1 189 (44.16%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.88%) Oracle
3 19 (4.44%) Tableau
4 18 (4.21%) Bloomberg
5 16 (3.74%) SAP
6 11 (2.57%) Alteryx
7 9 (2.10%) Google
7 9 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.87%) Northgate
9 7 (1.64%) Blackboard
10 6 (1.40%) Splunk
11 5 (1.17%) Cisco
11 5 (1.17%) VMware
12 4 (0.93%) Axway
12 4 (0.93%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.93%) Cognos
12 4 (0.93%) Hortonworks
12 4 (0.93%) Informatica
12 4 (0.93%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.93%) Sybase