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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 34 65 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.42% 10.00% 9.81%
As % of the Applications category 50.75% 50.00% 59.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 38
Median daily rate £375 £280 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -10.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £525 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Median hourly rate £30.25 £13.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.69% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £6.86 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
67 130 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.69% 20.00% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 60 65
Median daily rate £400 £330 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £525 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+246.15% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 3 December 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
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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Watford -8 9 £120 -9.77% 3
Stevenage +3 6 £381 - 3
Rickmansworth -1 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead -3 1 - - 5
Welwyn Garden City -10 1 £451 +83.87% 2
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 59 (61.46%) Microsoft
2 27 (28.13%) MS Office
3 24 (25.00%) Finance
4 23 (23.96%) Windows
5 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
6 15 (15.63%) MS Project
6 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
6 15 (15.63%) Project Management
7 14 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (14.58%) SQL
7 14 (14.58%) ITIL
8 12 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
10 9 (9.38%) Time Management
10 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (9.38%) MS Visio
10 9 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (9.38%) Advertising
11 8 (8.33%) Scrum
11 8 (8.33%) e-Learning
11 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
11 8 (8.33%) Billing
11 8 (8.33%) Windows 7
11 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (7.29%) Project Planning
12 7 (7.29%) Content Management
12 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
12 7 (7.29%) CMS
13 6 (6.25%) ERP
13 6 (6.25%) Retail

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 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.29%) CMS
3 5 (5.21%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.13%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) Apache
5 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.04%) DNN
6 1 (1.04%) Moodle
6 1 (1.04%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 27 (28.13%) MS Office
2 15 (15.63%) MS Project
3 12 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (9.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.04%) PTC Creo
5 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.04%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
1 2 (2.08%) Slack
1 2 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) G Suite
2 1 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.04%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) ATM
2 2 (2.08%) DHCP
2 2 (2.08%) DNS
2 2 (2.08%) Internet
2 2 (2.08%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.08%) LAN
2 2 (2.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.04%) Firewall
3 1 (1.04%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.04%) Skype
3 1 (1.04%) SSL
3 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) VoIP
3 1 (1.04%) VPN
3 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.13%) MySQL
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.08%) MS Access
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.08%) Power BI
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.08%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.04%) FileMaker
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Bugzilla
1 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.08%) JIRA
1 2 (2.08%) Redmine
1 2 (2.08%) Selenium
2 1 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.04%) Subversion
2 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.04%) Xcode
General
1 24 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Advertising
3 8 (8.33%) Billing
4 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 6 (6.25%) Retail
6 5 (5.21%) Automotive
7 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.08%) Electronics
7 2 (2.08%) French Language
7 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.04%) Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.04%) Publishing
8 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (23.96%) Analyst
2 9 (9.38%) Administrator
2 9 (9.38%) Consultant
3 8 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 8 (8.33%) Developer
4 7 (7.29%) PMO Lead
5 6 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Documentation Manager
6 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.21%) Technical Manager
6 5 (5.21%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Architect
7 4 (4.17%) Engagement Manager
7 4 (4.17%) IT Support
7 4 (4.17%) Programme Planner
7 4 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Designer
8 3 (3.13%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) CSS
1 3 (3.13%) CSS3
1 3 (3.13%) HTML
2 2 (2.08%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.04%) Ajax
3 1 (1.04%) DHTML
3 1 (1.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (8.33%) e-Learning
2 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.04%) CMDB
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.04%) EPoS
4 1 (1.04%) FMCG
4 1 (1.04%) IVR
4 1 (1.04%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.04%) NHS
4 1 (1.04%) PKI
4 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.96%) Windows
2 8 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.08%) Linux
5 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.04%) Android
6 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.63%) Project Management
2 14 (14.58%) ITIL
2 14 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (9.38%) Time Management
4 8 (8.33%) Scrum
5 7 (7.29%) Content Management
5 7 (7.29%) Project Planning
6 6 (6.25%) Content Development
6 6 (6.25%) ERP
6 6 (6.25%) Planning and Forecasting
7 5 (5.21%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.17%) CRM
8 4 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.13%) Change Management
9 3 (3.13%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.13%) Quality Management
9 3 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.58%) SQL
2 4 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.13%) C
3 3 (3.13%) C++
3 3 (3.13%) Java
3 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.13%) VBA
4 2 (2.08%) C#
4 2 (2.08%) Python
4 2 (2.08%) VB
5 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) Degree
4 2 (2.08%) CCNA
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.04%) ACCA
5 1 (1.04%) CISM
5 1 (1.04%) CISSP
5 1 (1.04%) ISEB
5 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.04%) MCP
5 1 (1.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.04%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (2.08%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.04%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.04%) Aspera SmartTrack
3 1 (1.04%) Casper Suite
3 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (61.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.17%) Citrix
3 3 (3.13%) HP
3 3 (3.13%) IBM
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) SAP
4 2 (2.08%) Adobe
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco
4 2 (2.08%) Sybase
4 2 (2.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.04%) Cognos
5 1 (1.04%) Google
5 1 (1.04%) iManage
5 1 (1.04%) Juniper
5 1 (1.04%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.04%) Teradata
5 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.04%) Trustwave
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