The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 54 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.05% 9.36% 7.69%
As % of the Applications category 51.92% 50.40% 48.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 23
Average daily rate
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£275 £190 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -47.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £300 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.80% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £9.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.90 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
MS Excel
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
104 125 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.58% 18.57% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 53
Average daily rate £320 £263 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% -12.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.33 £9.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans -1 7 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City 0 6 £370 - 2
Stevenage +1 5 £225 - 1
Watford -5 4 £283 +48.68% 3
Royston - 4 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - - 3
Rickmansworth -4 2 - -
Hertford -5 1 £500 +78.57%
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 57 (57.00%) Microsoft
2 41 (41.00%) MS Office
3 37 (37.00%) Windows
4 20 (20.00%) SQL
5 19 (19.00%) Project Management
6 18 (18.00%) Telecoms
6 18 (18.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 17 (17.00%) Oracle
8 15 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (14.00%) Finance
9 14 (14.00%) SAP
10 13 (13.00%) ETL
10 13 (13.00%) Active Directory
11 12 (12.00%) Visualisation
12 11 (11.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (11.00%) ERP
12 11 (11.00%) MS Visio
12 11 (11.00%) Tableau
12 11 (11.00%) Analytics
13 10 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
13 10 (10.00%) ITIL
13 10 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
13 10 (10.00%) QlikView
13 10 (10.00%) VMware
13 10 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
14 9 (9.00%) Degree
14 9 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (9.00%) HP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (5.00%) IIS
1 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (4.00%) Lync
3 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (41.00%) MS Office
2 11 (11.00%) MS Visio
3 10 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.00%) MS Project
5 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
1 10 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.00%) CA PPM
3 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) SAN
2 6 (6.00%) Internet
2 6 (6.00%) VPN
3 5 (5.00%) LTE
3 5 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (4.00%) PABX
4 4 (4.00%) Unified Communications
4 4 (4.00%) LDAP
4 4 (4.00%) 3GPP
5 3 (3.00%) WAN
5 3 (3.00%) LAN
5 3 (3.00%) 2G
5 3 (3.00%) 3G
5 3 (3.00%) 4G
6 2 (2.00%) SNMP
6 2 (2.00%) Telnet
6 2 (2.00%) Wireless
6 2 (2.00%) HSDPA
6 2 (2.00%) HSUPA
6 2 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (10.00%) QlikView
3 6 (6.00%) Snowflake Schema
3 6 (6.00%) Star Schema
3 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.00%) OLAP
4 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.00%) dBASE
5 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.00%) MSI
General
1 18 (18.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (14.00%) Finance
3 7 (7.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.00%) Retail
5 3 (3.00%) French Language
5 3 (3.00%) German Language
6 2 (2.00%) Legal
6 2 (2.00%) Local Government
6 2 (2.00%) Publishing
6 2 (2.00%) Automotive
7 1 (1.00%) Law
7 1 (1.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (27.00%) Analyst
2 18 (18.00%) Developer
3 11 (11.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Administrator
4 9 (9.00%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.00%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.00%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.00%) IT Support
9 4 (4.00%) Coordinator
9 4 (4.00%) Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Unified Communications Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.00%) Consultant
10 3 (3.00%) Project Administrator
10 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.00%) .NET
2 5 (5.00%) Web Services
3 4 (4.00%) SAML
3 4 (4.00%) WCF
3 4 (4.00%) OAuth
3 4 (4.00%) XACML
3 4 (4.00%) SPML
3 4 (4.00%) OpenID
4 2 (2.00%) XML
4 2 (2.00%) MDX
5 1 (1.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Visualisation
2 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.00%) Kindle
4 4 (4.00%) PMI
4 4 (4.00%) PKI
5 3 (3.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.00%) GIS
6 2 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.00%) iPhone
6 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.00%) iSeries
7 1 (1.00%) Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.00%) Windows
2 8 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (5.00%) Linux
3 5 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.00%) UNIX
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.00%) Android
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.00%) Project Management
2 18 (18.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 15 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.00%) ETL
5 11 (11.00%) ERP
5 11 (11.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (11.00%) Analytics
6 10 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (10.00%) ITIL
7 8 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.00%) Migration
8 7 (7.00%) Change Management
8 7 (7.00%) Coaching
9 6 (6.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (6.00%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.00%) CRM
10 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (7.00%) C#
3 6 (6.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.00%) Perl
5 4 (4.00%) VB
5 4 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.00%) C
6 3 (3.00%) C++
7 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.00%) VBScript
7 2 (2.00%) VC++
7 2 (2.00%) Python
7 2 (2.00%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.00%) CISSP
2 4 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.00%) MCP
4 2 (2.00%) MCSE
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB
5 1 (1.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.00%) SLA
4 1 (1.00%) JTAG
4 1 (1.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (13.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) OpenView
2 6 (6.00%) OVSD
2 6 (6.00%) SCCM
3 3 (3.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 57 (57.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.00%) Oracle
3 14 (14.00%) SAP
4 11 (11.00%) Tableau
5 10 (10.00%) VMware
6 9 (9.00%) HP
7 3 (3.00%) Cisco
8 2 (2.00%) IBM
8 2 (2.00%) CA
8 2 (2.00%) Lotus
8 2 (2.00%) Greenplum
9 1 (1.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (1.00%) Akamai
9 1 (1.00%) Symantec
9 1 (1.00%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.00%) Nokia
9 1 (1.00%) Altiris
9 1 (1.00%) Huawei
9 1 (1.00%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.00%) Cognos
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