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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 52 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.96% 7.87% 6.07%
As % of the Applications category 59.77% 48.51% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £174 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £453 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £9.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.65 £15.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -5.72%
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
87 101 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.32% 16.21% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 54
Average daily rate £350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.90 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans +3 11 £350 - 4
Rickmansworth -4 8 £463 +189.06% 1
Watford +6 6 £288 +22.34% 4
Hemel Hempstead -2 6 £130 - 4
Stevenage - 3 - -
Ware - 2 £474 -
Welwyn Garden City -1 1 £390 - 1
Hertford -5 1 £350 +86.66%
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 71 (58.20%) Microsoft
2 51 (41.80%) Windows
3 47 (38.52%) MS Office
4 35 (28.69%) SQL
5 25 (20.49%) Project Management
6 23 (18.85%) Oracle
7 22 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (17.21%) Finance
9 20 (16.39%) HP
10 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
10 19 (15.57%) Telecoms
11 18 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (13.93%) ETL
13 16 (13.11%) Windows XP
13 16 (13.11%) Requirements Analysis
14 15 (12.30%) QA
14 15 (12.30%) SAP
14 15 (12.30%) OpenView
14 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
15 14 (11.48%) SC Cleared
15 14 (11.48%) Active Directory
16 13 (10.66%) Manufacturing
17 12 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (9.84%) Linux
17 12 (9.84%) VPN
17 12 (9.84%) Analytics
18 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (9.02%) ERP
18 11 (9.02%) MS Access
18 11 (9.02%) ITIL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.56%) IBM Notes
1 8 (6.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (4.10%) IIS
3 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.82%) TPMS
Applications
1 47 (38.52%) MS Office
2 9 (7.38%) MS Visio
3 8 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.10%) MS Project
5 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Oracle Financials
1 8 (6.56%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.82%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) PaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.84%) VPN
2 10 (8.20%) Internet
3 7 (5.74%) DNS
3 7 (5.74%) DHCP
3 7 (5.74%) SAN
4 4 (3.28%) Firewall
4 4 (3.28%) 2G
4 4 (3.28%) 3G
4 4 (3.28%) LTE
4 4 (3.28%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (3.28%) 4G
5 3 (2.46%) LAN
6 2 (1.64%) SSH
6 2 (1.64%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.64%) WAN
6 2 (1.64%) HTTP
7 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.02%) MS Access
3 11 (9.02%) QlikView
4 10 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.38%) Oracle Database
5 9 (7.38%) OLAP
6 8 (6.56%) Snowflake Schema
7 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (5.74%) MySQL
7 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (4.92%) Star Schema
9 5 (4.10%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (4.10%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (4.10%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (4.10%) OLTP
9 5 (4.10%) DataStage
9 5 (4.10%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (4.10%) Data Mart
10 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (17.21%) Finance
2 19 (15.57%) Telecoms
3 13 (10.66%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.10%) Retail
5 2 (1.64%) French Language
5 2 (1.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.82%) Billing
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (31.15%) Analyst
2 24 (19.67%) Developer
3 15 (12.30%) Service Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (9.02%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.38%) Administrator
7 7 (5.74%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.74%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.92%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.92%) Backup Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) IT Support
11 3 (2.46%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (2.46%) 1st Line Support
11 3 (2.46%) Consultant
11 3 (2.46%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) XML
2 7 (5.74%) .NET
3 5 (4.10%) Web Services
4 4 (3.28%) MDX
5 2 (1.64%) REST
6 1 (0.82%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.82%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.38%) Visualisation
3 6 (4.92%) Data Integration
3 6 (4.92%) IBM XIV
4 4 (3.28%) Clustering
4 4 (3.28%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.46%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.64%) Replication
6 2 (1.64%) Statistics
6 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.82%) iPad
7 1 (0.82%) Open Source
7 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.82%) Informatics
7 1 (0.82%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (41.80%) Windows
2 16 (13.11%) Windows XP
3 12 (9.84%) Linux
4 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.74%) UNIX
6 6 (4.92%) HPUX
7 5 (4.10%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.28%) Solaris
9 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.46%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.64%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.82%) Android
11 1 (0.82%) AIX
11 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.49%) Project Management
2 18 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (13.93%) ETL
4 16 (13.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 12 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (9.84%) Analytics
6 11 (9.02%) ERP
6 11 (9.02%) ITIL
7 10 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.38%) Test Strategy
8 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (6.56%) Project Planning
9 8 (6.56%) Coaching
10 7 (5.74%) Change Management
11 6 (4.92%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.92%) Service Management
11 6 (4.92%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.10%) Data Modelling
12 5 (4.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.69%) SQL
2 9 (7.38%) VB
3 6 (4.92%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.92%) C#
4 5 (4.10%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.10%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.10%) VBA
5 4 (3.28%) C++
6 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.64%) Perl
7 2 (1.64%) VBScript
8 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.74%) MCP
4 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.64%) MCITP
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.64%) ISEB
5 2 (1.64%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.82%) MCSE
6 1 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.82%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.30%) QA
2 5 (4.10%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.10%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.28%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.28%) vSphere
3 4 (3.28%) vCloud
4 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 15 (12.30%) OpenView
2 10 (8.20%) OVSD
2 10 (8.20%) NetBackup
2 10 (8.20%) Backup Exec
3 6 (4.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.64%) SCCM
5 2 (1.64%) Puppet
6 1 (0.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (58.20%) Microsoft
2 23 (18.85%) Oracle
3 20 (16.39%) HP
4 15 (12.30%) SAP
5 10 (8.20%) VMware
5 10 (8.20%) IBM
6 9 (7.38%) Tableau
7 8 (6.56%) Lotus
8 6 (4.92%) Brocade
8 6 (4.92%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (4.92%) Business Objects
9 5 (4.10%) Informatica
9 5 (4.10%) Symantec
9 5 (4.10%) Citrix
10 4 (3.28%) Teradata
10 4 (3.28%) Veritas
10 4 (3.28%) Sophos
10 4 (3.28%) Cognos
10 4 (3.28%) Acronis
11 2 (1.64%) Huawei
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