The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 13.33% 1.96% 6.72%
As % of the Applications category 93.33% 14.29% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hemel Hempstead region.

Applications Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 14.29% 13.73% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £300 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Hemel Hempstead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Hemel Hempstead region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 11 (78.57%) NetBackup
2 11 (78.57%) Backup Exec
2 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) HPUX
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) SAN
3 6 (42.86%) Brocade
3 6 (42.86%) IBM XIV
4 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (35.71%) vCloud
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) vSphere
4 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (35.71%) Acronis
4 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
4 5 (35.71%) Clustering
4 5 (35.71%) Veritas
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (35.71%) Symantec

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) IIS
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Backup Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Microstrategy Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) IBM XIV
2 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 5 (35.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) HPUX
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 2000
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
1 5 (35.71%) vSphere
1 5 (35.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) NetBackup
1 11 (78.57%) Backup Exec
2 5 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
1 6 (42.86%) Brocade
2 5 (35.71%) Acronis
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) Veritas
2 5 (35.71%) Symantec
2 5 (35.71%) Sophos
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (7.14%) HP