Period
to

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 17 May 2022 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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 92 122 70
Rank change year-on-year +30 -52 +14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 1,076 536 700
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.79% 2.25% 3.41%
As % of the Applications category 42.77% 38.45% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 336 474
10th Percentile £257 £198 £157
25th Percentile £363 £306 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £405 £418
Median % change year-on-year +23.46% -2.99% +4.38%
75th Percentile £625 £527 £550
90th Percentile £725 £638 £650
England median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 31
10th Percentile £12.50 £16.25 £13.75
25th Percentile £20.89 £20.00 £15.38
Median hourly rate £27.67 £26.65 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.83% +40.26% -2.56%
75th Percentile £35.00 £37.25 £27.96
90th Percentile £48.50 £49.45 £34.66
England median hourly rate £19.52 £19.00 £20.11
% change year-on-year +2.74% -5.52% +14.91%

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 2,516 1,394 1,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.53% 5.86% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,699 871 1,058
10th Percentile £200 £216 £160
25th Percentile £339 £338 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £440 £400
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £600 £550 £500
90th Percentile £700 £638 £613
England median daily rate £428 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +6.88% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 53 75
10th Percentile £14.88 £14.10 £12.42
25th Percentile £25.43 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate £44.50 £25.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +78.00% +31.58% -
75th Percentile £49.25 £37.25 £27.08
90th Percentile £53.19 £51.30 £40.00
England median hourly rate £22.04 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.97% +8.57% +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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -1 136 £483 +13.53% 42
West London +4 23 £400 -3.03% 15
East London -1 15 £400 -38.46% 14
South London -13 6 £550 +37.50% 6
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 450 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 438 (40.71%) Finance
3 425 (39.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 422 (39.22%) Social Skills
5 281 (26.12%) SQL
6 251 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
7 249 (23.14%) Microsoft Office
8 243 (22.58%) Agile
9 207 (19.24%) Project Management
10 198 (18.40%) Analytics
11 196 (18.22%) Business Intelligence
12 192 (17.84%) Banking
12 192 (17.84%) Power Platform
13 188 (17.47%) Power BI
14 152 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
15 151 (14.03%) Problem-Solving
16 150 (13.94%) Python
17 149 (13.85%) MS Visio
18 146 (13.57%) VBA
19 143 (13.29%) Data Analysis
20 135 (12.55%) JIRA
21 126 (11.71%) PMO
22 122 (11.34%) SharePoint
23 109 (10.13%) Microsoft Project
24 99 (9.20%) SQL Server
24 99 (9.20%) Degree
25 92 (8.55%) Azure
25 92 (8.55%) Decision-Making
25 92 (8.55%) Presentation Skills
26 88 (8.18%) Project Delivery

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
1 122 (11.34%) SharePoint
2 65 (6.04%) Confluence
3 25 (2.32%) CMS
4 16 (1.49%) SAS
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.37%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.28%) Apache
6 3 (0.28%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.28%) Ethereum
6 3 (0.28%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.19%) IIS
8 1 (0.093%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.093%) Drupal
8 1 (0.093%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.093%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.093%) nginx
8 1 (0.093%) WordPress
Applications
1 425 (39.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 249 (23.14%) Microsoft Office
3 149 (13.85%) MS Visio
4 109 (10.13%) Microsoft Project
5 46 (4.28%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.84%) SPSS
7 6 (0.56%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.28%) Revit
9 2 (0.19%) InDesign
9 2 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.19%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.19%) Stata
10 1 (0.093%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.093%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.093%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.093%) Blender
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 19 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.02%) Misys Midas
3 7 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (0.56%) CA PPM
4 6 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.37%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 4 (0.37%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.28%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.28%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.19%) FINCAD Analytics
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.19%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.19%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.19%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 192 (17.84%) Power Platform
2 92 (8.55%) Azure
3 56 (5.20%) Microsoft 365
4 24 (2.23%) Google Analytics
5 19 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
6 16 (1.49%) AWS
7 15 (1.39%) GCP
8 14 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (1.30%) Google Data Studio
9 12 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
9 12 (1.12%) OneDrive
10 11 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
11 10 (0.93%) Lucidchart
11 10 (0.93%) Power Automate
12 9 (0.84%) Google Workspace
12 9 (0.84%) Snowflake
13 8 (0.74%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 8 (0.74%) SaaS
14 7 (0.65%) Azure Logic Apps
14 7 (0.65%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.39%) DNS
2 13 (1.21%) DHCP
3 9 (0.84%) Firewall
4 8 (0.74%) BGP
4 8 (0.74%) OSPF
5 7 (0.65%) Intranet
5 7 (0.65%) Skype
5 7 (0.65%) VoIP
5 7 (0.65%) WAN
5 7 (0.65%) Wireless
6 6 (0.56%) IPsec
6 6 (0.56%) LAN
6 6 (0.56%) SD-WAN
6 6 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.56%) VSAT
6 6 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.46%) FIX Connectivity
7 5 (0.46%) Internet
8 4 (0.37%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (17.47%) Power BI
2 99 (9.20%) SQL Server
3 75 (6.97%) Tableau
4 30 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (2.51%) Metadata
5 27 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (2.14%) Big Data
6 23 (2.14%) MS Access
7 22 (2.04%) Oracle Database
8 21 (1.95%) Relational Database
8 21 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (1.67%) MySQL
10 17 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (1.21%) BigQuery
13 12 (1.12%) Data Lake
13 12 (1.12%) QlikView
14 11 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (1.02%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 135 (12.55%) JIRA
2 19 (1.77%) Artifactory
3 15 (1.39%) Subversion
4 11 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (0.84%) Selenium
5 9 (0.84%) TeamCity
6 8 (0.74%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.65%) Ant
7 7 (0.65%) IBM UrbanCode
7 7 (0.65%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.46%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.46%) HP UFT
8 5 (0.46%) JBehave
8 5 (0.46%) TestComplete
8 5 (0.46%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 3 (0.28%) Hudson
10 3 (0.28%) SoapUI
General
1 438 (40.71%) Finance
2 422 (39.22%) Social Skills
3 251 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
4 192 (17.84%) Banking
5 92 (8.55%) Presentation Skills
6 81 (7.53%) Investment Banking
7 67 (6.23%) Front Office
8 65 (6.04%) Public Sector
9 63 (5.86%) Marketing
10 51 (4.74%) Organisational Skills
11 36 (3.35%) Legal
12 32 (2.97%) Retail
13 27 (2.51%) Influencing Skills
13 27 (2.51%) Law
14 22 (2.04%) Telecoms
15 21 (1.95%) Billing
16 19 (1.77%) Documentation Skills
17 17 (1.58%) Financial Institution
18 14 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 457 (42.47%) Analyst
2 161 (14.96%) Business Analyst
3 130 (12.08%) Developer
4 120 (11.15%) Data Analyst
5 76 (7.06%) Project Manager
6 50 (4.65%) PMO Analyst
7 37 (3.44%) Consultant
8 32 (2.97%) Support Analyst
9 30 (2.79%) Python Developer
10 29 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 28 (2.60%) Banking Analyst
11 28 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
12 27 (2.51%) SQL Analyst
12 27 (2.51%) Technical Analyst
13 25 (2.32%) Data Business Analyst
13 25 (2.32%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 24 (2.23%) C# Developer
15 20 (1.86%) Quantitative Developer
15 20 (1.86%) Report Analyst
15 20 (1.86%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.02%) XML
2 53 (4.93%) .NET
3 21 (1.95%) WPF
4 16 (1.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 16 (1.49%) STL
5 15 (1.39%) .NET Framework
6 13 (1.21%) REST
7 12 (1.12%) JSON
8 10 (0.93%) HTML
8 10 (0.93%) Middleware
8 10 (0.93%) Web Services
9 8 (0.74%) EDI
10 7 (0.65%) IBM Integration Bus
10 7 (0.65%) React
11 6 (0.56%) COM
11 6 (0.56%) SailPoint
12 5 (0.46%) ADO
12 5 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (0.46%) ODBC
12 5 (0.46%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.23%) Derivative
2 55 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
3 51 (4.74%) Fixed Income
4 50 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 37 (3.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 37 (3.44%) Market Risk
6 36 (3.35%) Hedge funds
6 36 (3.35%) User Experience
7 26 (2.42%) Virtual Team
8 19 (1.77%) PKI
9 18 (1.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 17 (1.58%) OTC Derivatives
11 16 (1.49%) Swaptions
12 15 (1.39%) Data Centre
13 14 (1.30%) Animation
14 13 (1.21%) Social Media
15 12 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
15 12 (1.12%) Reinsurance
15 12 (1.12%) Taxonomies
16 11 (1.02%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 80 (7.43%) Windows
2 35 (3.25%) Linux
3 32 (2.97%) Unix
4 29 (2.70%) Windows 10
5 9 (0.84%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.74%) AIX
7 7 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.56%) Android
9 5 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.093%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.093%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.093%) Solaris
11 1 (0.093%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (22.58%) Agile
2 207 (19.24%) Project Management
3 198 (18.40%) Analytics
4 196 (18.22%) Business Intelligence
5 152 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 151 (14.03%) Problem-Solving
7 143 (13.29%) Data Analysis
8 92 (8.55%) Decision-Making
9 88 (8.18%) Project Delivery
10 84 (7.81%) Business Analysis
10 84 (7.81%) Visualisation
11 80 (7.43%) Migration
12 76 (7.06%) Change Management
12 76 (7.06%) Risk Management
12 76 (7.06%) Scrum
13 75 (6.97%) Data Modelling
14 57 (5.30%) Time Management
15 56 (5.20%) Programme Management
16 54 (5.02%) Asset Management
16 54 (5.02%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 281 (26.12%) SQL
2 150 (13.94%) Python
3 146 (13.57%) VBA
4 66 (6.13%) C#
5 39 (3.62%) PowerShell
6 33 (3.07%) R
7 32 (2.97%) VB
8 31 (2.88%) Java
9 30 (2.79%) C
9 30 (2.79%) T-SQL
10 21 (1.95%) C++
10 21 (1.95%) PL/SQL
10 21 (1.95%) VB.NET
11 19 (1.77%) JavaScript
12 16 (1.49%) VBScript
13 15 (1.39%) MATLAB
14 8 (0.74%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.65%) Korn
16 4 (0.37%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 99 (9.20%) Degree
2 42 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 33 (3.07%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.14%) PMP
5 13 (1.21%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (0.74%) ACCA
7 8 (0.74%) CCNA
7 8 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.74%) CISSP
8 7 (0.65%) APMP
8 7 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.56%) CCIE
9 6 (0.56%) CCNP
9 6 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.46%) CIMA
10 5 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (11.71%) PMO
2 80 (7.43%) Data Quality
3 53 (4.93%) QA
4 19 (1.77%) GDPR
5 17 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (1.39%) NIST
7 13 (1.21%) MiFID
8 9 (0.84%) SLA
9 8 (0.74%) IFRS
10 7 (0.65%) COBIT
10 7 (0.65%) SEPA
11 6 (0.56%) EMIR
11 6 (0.56%) GMP
11 6 (0.56%) GRC
12 5 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.46%) IFRS 17
12 5 (0.46%) P3O
13 4 (0.37%) Accessibility
13 4 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 28 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
3 9 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.56%) BitLocker
5 6 (0.56%) vSphere
6 5 (0.46%) HDFS
7 4 (0.37%) Docker
8 3 (0.28%) Firmware
9 2 (0.19%) RACF
9 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (1.67%) SCCM
2 16 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (1.30%) Terraform
4 7 (0.65%) Ansible
4 7 (0.65%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
5 3 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.19%) zSecure
7 1 (0.093%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.093%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.093%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.093%) Control-M
7 1 (0.093%) Kibana
7 1 (0.093%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.093%) Nagios
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.093%) SCOM
7 1 (0.093%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.093%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.093%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 450 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 84 (7.81%) Oracle
3 38 (3.53%) SAP
4 36 (3.35%) Google
5 26 (2.42%) Adobe
5 26 (2.42%) ServiceNow
6 25 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (2.23%) Cisco
8 22 (2.04%) Bloomberg
9 14 (1.30%) BISAM
9 14 (1.30%) Databricks
9 14 (1.30%) IBM
10 13 (1.21%) Zscaler
11 11 (1.02%) VMware
12 9 (0.84%) Anaplan
12 9 (0.84%) Citrix
12 9 (0.84%) Dell
12 9 (0.84%) Workday
13 7 (0.65%) Cadence
13 7 (0.65%) Green Hat