Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 83 72
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 647 1,236 1,613
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.34% 3.08% 3.54%
As % of the Applications category 44.59% 40.21% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 866 1,128
Median daily rate £415 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -2.74% +2.81%
10th Percentile £153 £188 £200
90th Percentile £675 £600 £600
England median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 58
Median hourly rate £20.86 £18.66 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.79% -41.69% +61.45%
10th Percentile £14.55 £11.25 £12.68
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.17 £57.50
England median hourly rate £20.56 £16.78 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.48% -16.09% +11.83%

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 1,451 3,074 3,881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.49% 7.66% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 2,020 2,632
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £160 £159 £154
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £370 £375 £374
% change year-on-year -1.33% +0.20% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 119 162
Median hourly rate £20.93 £19.25 £20.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.73% -3.82% +0.98%
10th Percentile £12.44 £11.34 £12.03
90th Percentile £36.18 £47.17 £43.98
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +29 153 £475 +11.76% 16
West London +10 59 £157 -47.67%
East London +44 12 £300 -18.92% 3
South London +2 11 £313 -13.79% 1
North London +24 7 £525 -
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 233 (36.01%) Microsoft
2 229 (35.39%) SQL
3 219 (33.85%) Finance
4 172 (26.58%) Analytical Skills
5 144 (22.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 126 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
7 119 (18.39%) VBA
8 116 (17.93%) Microsoft Office
9 115 (17.77%) Business Intelligence
10 102 (15.77%) SQL Server
11 98 (15.15%) Data Analysis
12 84 (12.98%) Analytics
13 76 (11.75%) Power BI
13 76 (11.75%) Power Platform
14 72 (11.13%) Python
15 71 (10.97%) Security Cleared
16 70 (10.82%) Degree
17 68 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
18 66 (10.20%) Oracle
18 66 (10.20%) Migration
18 66 (10.20%) SC Cleared
19 65 (10.05%) Windows
20 63 (9.74%) C#
21 62 (9.58%) Banking
22 61 (9.43%) Public Sector
23 60 (9.27%) Data Modelling
24 59 (9.12%) Decision-Making
25 58 (8.96%) Project Management
26 57 (8.81%) .NET
26 57 (8.81%) Information Management

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 38 (5.87%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.39%) SAS
3 7 (1.08%) Confluence
4 5 (0.77%) IIS
4 5 (0.77%) Moodle
5 4 (0.62%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.62%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.31%) CMS
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 144 (22.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 116 (17.93%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (5.72%) MS Visio
4 28 (4.33%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.93%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.77%) Camtasia
8 3 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.31%) SPSS
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.15%) InDesign
10 1 (0.15%) Revit
10 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.77%) Workfront
3 3 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.46%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.46%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.46%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.31%) HFM
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.31%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 76 (11.75%) Power Platform
2 48 (7.42%) Azure
3 31 (4.79%) Office 365
4 20 (3.09%) AWS
5 8 (1.24%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.08%) OneDrive
7 5 (0.77%) G Suite
7 5 (0.77%) Lucidchart
8 4 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.62%) Azure Functions
8 4 (0.62%) Google Sheets
8 4 (0.62%) Serverless
8 4 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.46%) GCP
9 3 (0.46%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.46%) PowerApps
9 3 (0.46%) Veeva
10 2 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.55%) LAN
2 8 (1.24%) DNS
2 8 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.93%) Firewall
3 6 (0.93%) WAN
4 5 (0.77%) 4G
4 5 (0.77%) Intranet
4 5 (0.77%) LTE
4 5 (0.77%) Skype
5 4 (0.62%) 3G
5 4 (0.62%) FTP
6 3 (0.46%) 2G
6 3 (0.46%) DHCP
6 3 (0.46%) GSM
6 3 (0.46%) Internet
6 3 (0.46%) SAN
6 3 (0.46%) SSH
6 3 (0.46%) TETRA
6 3 (0.46%) UMTS
6 3 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 76 (11.75%) Power BI
3 47 (7.26%) Relational Database
4 43 (6.65%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (3.71%) MS Access
8 21 (3.25%) QlikView
9 19 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (2.78%) Data Mining
11 17 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (2.32%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.85%) PowerPivot
14 10 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (1.39%) RDBMS
16 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 8 (1.24%) SSDT
17 7 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
18 5 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (4.33%) JIRA
2 20 (3.09%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.01%) Subversion
4 12 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.24%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.24%) NUnit
6 7 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.62%) ClearQuest
7 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.62%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.46%) JUnit
8 3 (0.46%) ScriptRunner
8 3 (0.46%) Selenium
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.15%) TestNG
10 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 219 (33.85%) Finance
2 62 (9.58%) Banking
3 61 (9.43%) Public Sector
4 56 (8.66%) Front Office
5 32 (4.95%) Marketing
6 27 (4.17%) Investment Banking
7 25 (3.86%) Law
8 21 (3.25%) Legal
9 15 (2.32%) German Language
10 12 (1.85%) Telecoms
11 11 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (1.70%) Retail
12 9 (1.39%) Local Government
12 9 (1.39%) Publishing
13 8 (1.24%) Billing
13 8 (1.24%) General Ledger
14 7 (1.08%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.93%) Advertising
15 6 (0.93%) French Language
16 5 (0.77%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 242 (37.40%) Analyst
2 105 (16.23%) Developer
3 79 (12.21%) Data Analyst
4 41 (6.34%) Business Analyst
5 35 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
6 28 (4.33%) Administrator
6 28 (4.33%) C# Developer
7 24 (3.71%) Project Manager
7 24 (3.71%) VBA Developer
8 19 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 19 (2.94%) Consultant
8 19 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
9 18 (2.78%) .NET Developer
9 18 (2.78%) Financial Analyst
10 17 (2.63%) SQL Data Analyst
11 16 (2.47%) Junior
12 15 (2.32%) Risk Manager
13 14 (2.16%) Information Manager
13 14 (2.16%) PMO Analyst
13 14 (2.16%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (8.81%) .NET
2 29 (4.48%) XML
3 22 (3.40%) WinForms
4 20 (3.09%) HTML
5 15 (2.32%) CSS
5 15 (2.32%) WPF
6 12 (1.85%) AngularJS
7 11 (1.70%) .NET Framework
7 11 (1.70%) ASP.NET
7 11 (1.70%) Middleware
8 10 (1.55%) .NET Core
9 8 (1.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 8 (1.24%) React
9 8 (1.24%) STL
10 7 (1.08%) MDX
11 5 (0.77%) HTML5
11 5 (0.77%) JSON
11 5 (0.77%) ODBC
11 5 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (0.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 172 (26.58%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.72%) Management Information System
3 34 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 31 (4.79%) Derivative
5 24 (3.71%) OTC Derivatives
6 20 (3.09%) Hedge funds
7 18 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.16%) NHS
9 8 (1.24%) User Experience
10 6 (0.93%) Data Centre
10 6 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.93%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.93%) Learning Management System
10 6 (0.93%) Social Media
10 6 (0.93%) Taxonomies
11 5 (0.77%) Freedom of Information
11 5 (0.77%) Reinsurance
11 5 (0.77%) Video\Live Streaming
12 4 (0.62%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 65 (10.05%) Windows
2 33 (5.10%) Windows 10
3 16 (2.47%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.93%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.62%) Unix
7 3 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.31%) Linux
8 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (17.77%) Business Intelligence
3 98 (15.15%) Data Analysis
4 84 (12.98%) Analytics
5 68 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
6 66 (10.20%) Migration
7 60 (9.27%) Data Modelling
8 59 (9.12%) Decision-Making
9 58 (8.96%) Project Management
10 57 (8.81%) Information Management
11 56 (8.66%) Visualisation
12 51 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 49 (7.57%) ETL
14 47 (7.26%) Risk Management
15 45 (6.96%) Validation
16 39 (6.03%) Change Management
17 38 (5.87%) Asset Management
17 38 (5.87%) Data Cleansing
17 38 (5.87%) SDLC
18 36 (5.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 229 (35.39%) SQL
2 119 (18.39%) VBA
3 72 (11.13%) Python
4 63 (9.74%) C#
5 40 (6.18%) R
6 27 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 25 (3.86%) C++
7 25 (3.86%) VB
8 20 (3.09%) MATLAB
8 20 (3.09%) VB.NET
9 16 (2.47%) Java
10 13 (2.01%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 10 (1.55%) JavaScript
13 9 (1.39%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.24%) C
15 4 (0.62%) JCL
15 4 (0.62%) Natural
15 4 (0.62%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (10.97%) Security Cleared
2 70 (10.82%) Degree
3 66 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.77%) ISEB
6 5 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.77%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (0.62%) PMP
8 3 (0.46%) ACCA
8 3 (0.46%) CIPD
8 3 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.31%) CIMA
9 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.49%) Data Quality
2 32 (4.95%) PMO
3 28 (4.33%) QA
4 23 (3.55%) Solvency II
5 22 (3.40%) GDPR
6 16 (2.47%) IFRS
7 13 (2.01%) SLA
8 5 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.46%) RMADS
10 1 (0.15%) Basel II
10 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.15%) GMP
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 1 (0.15%) MiFID
10 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.24%) SCCM
2 3 (0.46%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.46%) PowerCLI
3 2 (0.31%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.31%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.15%) EnCase
4 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 233 (36.01%) Microsoft
2 66 (10.20%) Oracle
3 38 (5.87%) Tableau
4 27 (4.17%) SAP
5 23 (3.55%) Bloomberg
6 18 (2.78%) Google
7 17 (2.63%) Adobe
7 17 (2.63%) Alteryx
8 16 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (2.01%) Remedy
10 11 (1.70%) ServiceNow
11 10 (1.55%) Cisco
12 6 (0.93%) VMware
13 5 (0.77%) Blackboard
13 5 (0.77%) Cognos
13 5 (0.77%) HP
14 4 (0.62%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.62%) Marketo
14 4 (0.62%) Pardot
14 4 (0.62%) Software AG