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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 51 73 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.07% 8.61% 9.02%
As % of the Applications category 49.51% 57.94% 54.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 24
Median daily rate £425 £225 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £423 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 14
Median hourly rate £18.25 £26.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £9.77 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £12.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -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
103 126 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.30% 14.86% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 45
Median daily rate £425 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £120 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £458 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 37 29
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £9.30 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +18 16 £425 +14.75%
Watford +7 8 £145 -35.55% 5
Hemel Hempstead +1 5 £500 +263.63% 6
Stevenage -2 2 £460 +283.33% 1
St Albans -4 1 £450 - 1
Borehamwood - 1 £150 -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (62.77%) Microsoft
2 36 (38.30%) MS Office
2 36 (38.30%) Windows
3 22 (23.40%) ITIL
4 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
5 18 (19.15%) Finance
5 18 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (18.09%) Scrum
7 15 (15.96%) SQL
7 15 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (14.89%) MS PowerPoint
9 13 (13.83%) Windows 7
9 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
9 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
10 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
11 9 (9.57%) Project Management
11 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
11 9 (9.57%) MS Visio
12 8 (8.51%) Cisco
13 7 (7.45%) HP
13 7 (7.45%) ATM
13 7 (7.45%) SCCM
13 7 (7.45%) Windows Server
14 6 (6.38%) Office 365
14 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
14 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (6.38%) Google
14 6 (6.38%) Citrix

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 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) DNN
3 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.06%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.06%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (38.30%) MS Office
2 14 (14.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (9.57%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.32%) MS Project
5 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.06%) FrameMaker
6 1 (1.06%) PTC Creo
6 1 (1.06%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Office 365
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.06%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) ATM
2 4 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (4.26%) WebEx
3 3 (3.19%) NetScaler
3 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.19%) WAN
4 2 (2.13%) DHCP
4 2 (2.13%) DNS
4 2 (2.13%) Internet
4 2 (2.13%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.13%) LAN
4 2 (2.13%) VPN
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.06%) Firewall
5 1 (1.06%) PABX
5 1 (1.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.06%) VoIP
5 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.06%) OLAP
5 1 (1.06%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.06%) Power BI
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.06%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.06%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.06%) Selenium
3 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.06%) Xcode
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.38%) Advertising
4 5 (5.32%) Billing
5 3 (3.19%) Retail
6 2 (2.13%) Banking
7 1 (1.06%) French Language
7 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Analyst
2 10 (10.64%) Business Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) Administrator
4 8 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (7.45%) Consultant
6 6 (6.38%) Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Architect
7 5 (5.32%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.32%) IT Administrator
7 5 (5.32%) Procurement Administrator
7 5 (5.32%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Coordinator
9 3 (3.19%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) .NET
1 4 (4.26%) CSS
1 4 (4.26%) HTML
2 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.19%) CSS3
3 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.06%) Ajax
3 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.06%) DHTML
3 1 (1.06%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.06%) HTML5
3 1 (1.06%) jQuery
3 1 (1.06%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.06%) REST
3 1 (1.06%) SOAP
3 1 (1.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.26%) EPoS
4 3 (3.19%) IVR
5 2 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.13%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) NHS
6 1 (1.06%) PDA
6 1 (1.06%) PKI
6 1 (1.06%) PMI
6 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.30%) Windows
2 13 (13.83%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.45%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.32%) Windows 10
5 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.26%) Solaris
7 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.06%) Android
8 1 (1.06%) Linux
8 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) ITIL
2 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (18.09%) Scrum
4 15 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.57%) Project Management
6 5 (5.32%) Change Management
6 5 (5.32%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.32%) SDLC
6 5 (5.32%) Time Management
7 4 (4.26%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.26%) Information Security
7 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.26%) Migration
7 4 (4.26%) Performance Testing
7 4 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.26%) Presales
7 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.96%) SQL
2 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.26%) VBA
4 3 (3.19%) C#
5 1 (1.06%) C
5 1 (1.06%) C++
5 1 (1.06%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.13%) CISM
4 2 (2.13%) CISSP
4 2 (2.13%) Degree
4 2 (2.13%) ISEB
4 2 (2.13%) MCP
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.06%) MCSA
5 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.13%) XenApp
2 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.13%) XenServer
3 1 (1.06%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.06%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.06%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.06%) Bacula
3 1 (1.06%) Casper Suite
3 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (62.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.51%) Cisco
3 7 (7.45%) HP
4 6 (6.38%) Citrix
4 6 (6.38%) Google
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle
5 4 (4.26%) VMware
6 3 (3.19%) Adobe
7 2 (2.13%) IBM
7 2 (2.13%) Remedy
7 2 (2.13%) Symantec
8 1 (1.06%) Apple
8 1 (1.06%) EMC
8 1 (1.06%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.06%) iManage
8 1 (1.06%) Juniper
8 1 (1.06%) Lotus
8 1 (1.06%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.06%) NetApp
8 1 (1.06%) Trustwave
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