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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 7.50% 12.50% 8.04%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 57.89% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£130 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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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
8 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 10.00% 21.59% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate £130 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £150 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 January 2015, 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 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) NetBackup
3 10 (45.45%) Backup Exec
3 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 8 (36.36%) MS Office
5 6 (27.27%) Brocade
5 6 (27.27%) HPUX
5 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) IBM
5 6 (27.27%) HP
5 6 (27.27%) SAN
5 6 (27.27%) IBM XIV
6 5 (22.73%) Lotus
6 5 (22.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (22.73%) OpenView
6 5 (22.73%) SLA
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL
6 5 (22.73%) MCP
6 5 (22.73%) IBM Notes
6 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
6 5 (22.73%) Project Management
6 5 (22.73%) Service Management
7 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (18.18%) Firewall
7 4 (18.18%) VMware
7 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
7 4 (18.18%) Clustering

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (22.73%) IBM Notes
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Backup Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Microstrategy Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Trainer
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) XML
1 2 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) IBM XIV
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) HPUX
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
1 5 (22.73%) Project Management
1 5 (22.73%) Service Management
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) SOA
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 4 (18.18%) vSphere
1 4 (18.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) NetBackup
1 10 (45.45%) Backup Exec
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (22.73%) OpenView
3 4 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Brocade
2 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 6 (27.27%) HP
3 5 (22.73%) Lotus
4 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) Veritas
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) Symantec
4 4 (18.18%) Sophos
4 4 (18.18%) Acronis
5 2 (9.09%) MicroStrategy