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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 56 53 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.36% 7.14% 7.93%
As % of the Applications category 49.56% 49.53% 44.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 28
Median daily rate £400 £215 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £37.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.01%
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
113 107 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.85% 14.42% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 69
Median daily rate £381 £220 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.29% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £122 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £459 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 28
Median hourly rate £47.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+265.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £39.70 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +5 12 £425 +73.46% 2
Watford -2 11 £250 +19.04% 7
Stevenage -2 3 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead -1 2 £500 +222.58% 4
Rickmansworth - 2 £325 -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 67 (63.81%) Microsoft
2 37 (35.24%) MS Office
3 32 (30.48%) Windows
4 29 (27.62%) Finance
5 24 (22.86%) SQL Server
6 22 (20.95%) ITIL
7 20 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (17.14%) Scrum
9 18 (17.14%) Project Management
10 17 (16.19%) SQL
10 17 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (13.33%) SharePoint
11 14 (13.33%) MS Project
12 13 (12.38%) Active Directory
12 13 (12.38%) MS PowerPoint
13 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (10.48%) Billing
15 10 (9.52%) MS Visio
15 10 (9.52%) Windows 7
16 8 (7.62%) Cisco
16 8 (7.62%) Retail
16 8 (7.62%) Advertising
16 8 (7.62%) e-Learning
16 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
17 7 (6.67%) Manufacturing
17 7 (6.67%) CMS
17 7 (6.67%) Content Management
17 7 (6.67%) Time Management
17 7 (6.67%) ATM

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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.67%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) IIS
3 3 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) DNN
5 1 (0.95%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.95%) Moodle
Applications
1 37 (35.24%) MS Office
2 14 (13.33%) MS Project
3 13 (12.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (9.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.95%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.95%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.90%) Slack
2 2 (1.90%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.95%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) ATM
2 4 (3.81%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (3.81%) WebEx
3 2 (1.90%) DHCP
3 2 (1.90%) DNS
3 2 (1.90%) Internet
3 2 (1.90%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.90%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.90%) VPN
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.95%) Firewall
4 1 (0.95%) PABX
4 1 (0.95%) Skype
4 1 (0.95%) SSL
4 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.95%) VoIP
4 1 (0.95%) WAN
4 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.90%) MS Access
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.90%) Power BI
5 2 (1.90%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.95%) MySQL
6 1 (0.95%) OLAP
6 1 (0.95%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.90%) Selenium
2 2 (1.90%) Subversion
3 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.95%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.95%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.95%) Xcode
General
1 29 (27.62%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Billing
3 8 (7.62%) Advertising
3 8 (7.62%) Retail
4 7 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.76%) Automotive
6 3 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.90%) Banking
7 2 (1.90%) Electronics
7 2 (1.90%) French Language
7 2 (1.90%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.95%) Marketing
8 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (29.52%) Analyst
2 10 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 9 (8.57%) Developer
3 9 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.62%) Consultant
5 6 (5.71%) Administrator
5 6 (5.71%) Service Analyst
5 6 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (4.76%) Documentation Manager
6 5 (4.76%) PMO Lead
6 5 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 5 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Desktop Support
7 4 (3.81%) Engagement Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) .NET Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) .NET
1 4 (3.81%) CSS
1 4 (3.81%) HTML
2 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.86%) CSS3
3 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.95%) Ajax
3 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (0.95%) DHTML
3 1 (0.95%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.95%) HTML5
3 1 (0.95%) jQuery
3 1 (0.95%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.95%) REST
3 1 (0.95%) SOAP
3 1 (0.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.62%) e-Learning
3 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) EPoS
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) IVR
5 2 (1.90%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.95%) FMCG
6 1 (0.95%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.95%) NHS
6 1 (0.95%) PDA
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) PMI
6 1 (0.95%) Replication
6 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.48%) Windows
2 10 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.81%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.90%) Linux
6 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.95%) Android
7 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.95%) ITIL
2 20 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (17.14%) Project Management
4 18 (17.14%) Scrum
5 17 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.67%) Content Management
6 7 (6.67%) Time Management
7 6 (5.71%) Change Management
7 6 (5.71%) Content Development
7 6 (5.71%) Planning and Forecasting
7 6 (5.71%) SDLC
8 5 (4.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 5 (4.76%) Migration
8 5 (4.76%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.81%) CRM
9 4 (3.81%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.81%) Information Security
9 4 (3.81%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (3.81%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) SQL
2 6 (5.71%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.86%) C#
4 3 (2.86%) VBA
5 2 (1.90%) Python
6 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.95%) C
6 1 (0.95%) C++
6 1 (0.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.81%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) CISM
3 2 (1.90%) CISSP
3 2 (1.90%) ISEB
3 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.90%) MCP
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.95%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.95%) ACCA
4 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.95%) MCSA
4 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (12.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.95%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.95%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.95%) XenApp
3 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) SCCM
2 3 (2.86%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.90%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.95%) Bacula
4 1 (0.95%) Casper Suite
4 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (63.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.62%) Cisco
3 7 (6.67%) HP
4 6 (5.71%) Citrix
4 6 (5.71%) Google
5 3 (2.86%) VMware
6 2 (1.90%) Adobe
6 2 (1.90%) IBM
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle
6 2 (1.90%) Sybase
7 1 (0.95%) Apple
7 1 (0.95%) Cognos
7 1 (0.95%) EMC
7 1 (0.95%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.95%) Juniper
7 1 (0.95%) Lotus
7 1 (0.95%) NetApp
7 1 (0.95%) Remedy
7 1 (0.95%) SAP
7 1 (0.95%) TIBCO
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