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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 50 65 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.68% 7.97% 8.56%
As % of the Applications category 45.87% 55.56% 53.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 17
Median daily rate £414 £288 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.91% +51.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £427 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 13
Median hourly rate £18.25 £37.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.33% +257.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.25 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £11.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
109 117 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.74% 14.34% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 38
Median daily rate £350 £330 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 28 25
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £37.50 £29.75
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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Welwyn Garden City +13 16 £425 +14.75% 2
Watford +12 6 £145 -58.57% 4
Hemel Hempstead 0 5 £400 +190.90% 6
Stevenage -1 2 £360 +200.00%
St Albans -4 2 £438 - 2
Borehamwood - 1 £150 -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 52 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 37 (40.66%) MS Office
3 35 (38.46%) Windows
4 23 (25.27%) ITIL
5 19 (20.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 13 (14.29%) Scrum
9 13 (14.29%) Finance
10 12 (13.19%) SQL
10 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
10 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (12.09%) Windows 7
11 11 (12.09%) Cisco
11 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
11 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (10.99%) Telecoms
12 10 (10.99%) MS Visio
13 9 (9.89%) Project Management
13 9 (9.89%) SCCM
14 8 (8.79%) Advertising
15 7 (7.69%) HP
15 7 (7.69%) Citrix
15 7 (7.69%) Windows Server
16 6 (6.59%) SDLC
16 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (6.59%) Google
17 5 (5.49%) Migration

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 14 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.10%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 37 (40.66%) MS Office
2 19 (20.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (10.99%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.40%) MS Project
5 2 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.10%) FrameMaker
6 1 (1.10%) PTC Creo
6 1 (1.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.10%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.10%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) ATM
1 4 (4.40%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (4.40%) LAN
1 4 (4.40%) WebEx
2 3 (3.30%) NetScaler
2 3 (3.30%) WAN
3 2 (2.20%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.20%) Wireless
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.10%) DNS
4 1 (1.10%) Firewall
4 1 (1.10%) Internet
4 1 (1.10%) PABX
4 1 (1.10%) Skype
4 1 (1.10%) SSL
4 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.10%) VPN
4 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.10%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) OLAP
5 1 (1.10%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.10%) Power BI
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.10%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.10%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.10%) Subversion
2 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.10%) Xcode
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.79%) Advertising
4 4 (4.40%) Billing
5 3 (3.30%) Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Analyst
2 11 (12.09%) Administrator
3 8 (8.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (8.79%) Business Analyst
3 8 (8.79%) IT Administrator
3 8 (8.79%) Procurement Administrator
4 6 (6.59%) Service Analyst
4 6 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Desktop Support
5 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Architect
6 4 (4.40%) Consultant
6 4 (4.40%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Field Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Field Service Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.20%) CSS
2 2 (2.20%) HTML
3 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.10%) CSS3
3 1 (1.10%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.10%) jQuery
3 1 (1.10%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.10%) REST
3 1 (1.10%) SOAP
3 1 (1.10%) WCF
3 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.40%) EPoS
4 3 (3.30%) IVR
5 2 (2.20%) iSeries
5 2 (2.20%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.20%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.10%) PDA
6 1 (1.10%) PMI
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.46%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.40%) Solaris
6 4 (4.40%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) ITIL
2 17 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.29%) Scrum
5 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (9.89%) Project Management
7 6 (6.59%) SDLC
8 5 (5.49%) Migration
8 5 (5.49%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.40%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.40%) CRM
9 4 (4.40%) Performance Testing
9 4 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.40%) Presales
9 4 (4.40%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (4.40%) UML
10 3 (3.30%) Coaching
10 3 (3.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.19%) SQL
2 5 (5.49%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.40%) VBA
4 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.20%) C#
5 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.10%) C
6 1 (1.10%) C++
6 1 (1.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.40%) ISEB
4 3 (3.30%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.20%) CISM
5 2 (2.20%) CISSP
5 2 (2.20%) Degree
5 2 (2.20%) MCP
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.10%) MCSA
6 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) XenApp
2 3 (3.30%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) XenServer
4 1 (1.10%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) SCCM
2 2 (2.20%) Bacula
2 2 (2.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.20%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.10%) Casper Suite
3 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.09%) Cisco
3 7 (7.69%) Citrix
3 7 (7.69%) HP
4 6 (6.59%) Google
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle
5 4 (4.40%) VMware
6 2 (2.20%) Adobe
6 2 (2.20%) EMC
6 2 (2.20%) IBM
6 2 (2.20%) iManage
6 2 (2.20%) NetApp
6 2 (2.20%) Remedy
6 2 (2.20%) Symantec
7 1 (1.10%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.10%) Apple
7 1 (1.10%) Lotus
7 1 (1.10%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.10%) Trustwave
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