The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Hemel Hempstead region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 6.15% 9.62% 23.26%
As % of the Applications category 44.44% 33.33% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £275 £235 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
9 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 13.85% 28.85% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £275 £85 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+223.52% -69.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -32.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS Excel
Hertfordshire

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 24 April 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 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
3 9 (56.25%) MS Project
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) McAfee
6 5 (31.25%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (25.00%) Clustering
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) VB
7 4 (25.00%) MCSE
7 4 (25.00%) DHCP
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) LAN
8 3 (18.75%) WAN
8 3 (18.75%) IBM Notes
8 3 (18.75%) NetApp
8 3 (18.75%) Lotus
8 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
8 3 (18.75%) Citrix

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (18.75%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project Server
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Project
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) X.400
3 1 (6.25%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Project Planner
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
2 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) VB
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) MCSE
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (12.50%) HP NNM
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) McAfee
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) NetApp
3 3 (18.75%) Lotus