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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 38 50 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.33% 6.85% 8.71%
As % of the Applications category 42.22% 55.56% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 20
Median daily rate £350 £300 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +44.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £120 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £10.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £28.10 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -5.08%
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
90 90 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.62% 12.33% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 47
Median daily rate £275 £300 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.00 £10.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -7 6 £350 +47.36% 5
Watford +10 5 - - 6
Welwyn Garden City +4 5 £425 +14.75% 2
Stevenage +1 2 £260 -25.71% 1
Rickmansworth -2 2 - - 1
St Albans -8 1 £425 -57.50% 3
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 46 (54.12%) Microsoft
2 27 (31.76%) Windows
3 23 (27.06%) MS Office
4 18 (21.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (16.47%) Finance
7 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (15.29%) SQL
8 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
8 12 (14.12%) ITIL
8 12 (14.12%) Advertising
8 12 (14.12%) SCCM
9 10 (11.76%) Windows Server
10 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
10 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
10 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (9.41%) Cisco
11 8 (9.41%) Citrix
11 8 (9.41%) Project Management
11 8 (9.41%) MS Visio
11 8 (9.41%) Scrum
11 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
11 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (8.24%) SDLC
12 7 (8.24%) Migration
12 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
12 7 (8.24%) MS Project
12 7 (8.24%) LAN
13 6 (7.06%) WAN
13 6 (7.06%) Oracle

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.71%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.18%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (27.06%) MS Office
2 18 (21.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (9.41%) MS Visio
4 7 (8.24%) MS Project
5 2 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.18%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Office 365
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) LAN
2 6 (7.06%) WAN
3 2 (2.35%) Broadband
3 2 (2.35%) LDAP
3 2 (2.35%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.35%) Wireless
4 1 (1.18%) ATM
4 1 (1.18%) PABX
4 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.53%) MS Access
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.18%) Power BI
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.71%) JIRA
3 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.18%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.18%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.18%) Subversion
3 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Advertising
3 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Banking
5 3 (3.53%) Billing
5 3 (3.53%) Retail
6 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Analyst
2 9 (10.59%) Administrator
3 8 (9.41%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (9.41%) IT Administrator
3 8 (9.41%) Procurement Administrator
4 6 (7.06%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 5 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Field Service Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) IT Technician
6 4 (4.71%) Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Consultant
7 3 (3.53%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) Web Services
2 3 (3.53%) .NET
3 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.18%) CSS
4 1 (1.18%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.18%) HTML
4 1 (1.18%) jQuery
4 1 (1.18%) MDX
4 1 (1.18%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.18%) REST
4 1 (1.18%) SOAP
4 1 (1.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) iSeries
3 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.53%) EPoS
5 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.35%) IVR
5 2 (2.35%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.18%) PMI
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.76%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.71%) Solaris
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.12%) ITIL
4 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (9.41%) Project Management
5 8 (9.41%) Scrum
6 7 (8.24%) Migration
6 7 (8.24%) SDLC
7 6 (7.06%) CRM
7 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.88%) Facilities Management
8 5 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.71%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.71%) Change Management
9 4 (4.71%) Performance Testing
9 4 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) SQL
2 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
2 4 (4.71%) VBA
3 2 (2.35%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) ISEB
2 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.18%) Degree
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.18%) MCP
4 1 (1.18%) MCSA
4 1 (1.18%) MCSE
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) SLA
3 2 (2.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) XenApp
2 4 (4.71%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) SCCM
2 2 (2.35%) Bacula
2 2 (2.35%) SCOM
2 2 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.35%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (54.12%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.41%) Cisco
2 8 (9.41%) Citrix
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle
4 5 (5.88%) VMware
5 3 (3.53%) EMC
5 3 (3.53%) NetApp
5 3 (3.53%) Remedy
6 2 (2.35%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.35%) iManage
6 2 (2.35%) Symantec
7 1 (1.18%) Adobe
7 1 (1.18%) Lotus
7 1 (1.18%) SAP
7 1 (1.18%) Sun
7 1 (1.18%) Tableau
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