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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 45 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.84% 7.14% 7.34%
As % of the Applications category 46.88% 59.74% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 20
Average daily rate £365 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
96 77 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.72% 11.96% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 38
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £120 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £13.50 £15.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Welwyn Garden City +10 10 £463 +18.58%
Watford -1 5 £120 -58.26% 1
St Albans -6 4 £365 +4.28% 1
Royston - 4 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead +4 2 - - 3
Borehamwood -2 2 - - 3
Rickmansworth -5 2 £250 -
Stevenage -6 2 - -
Potters Bar - 2 £525 - 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 58 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 28 (25.93%) MS Office
2 28 (25.93%) Windows
3 17 (15.74%) SQL
3 17 (15.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (13.89%) MS Project
5 14 (12.96%) MS Visio
5 14 (12.96%) Active Directory
5 14 (12.96%) Oracle
6 13 (12.04%) Finance
7 12 (11.11%) Advertising
8 11 (10.19%) Web Services
9 10 (9.26%) Change Management
9 10 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (9.26%) Time Management
10 9 (8.33%) SCCM
10 9 (8.33%) JIRA
10 9 (8.33%) MS Project Server
10 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
10 9 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (8.33%) Cisco
10 9 (8.33%) ITIL
10 9 (8.33%) Linux
10 9 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 9 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (7.41%) LAN
11 8 (7.41%) ETL
11 8 (7.41%) .NET
11 8 (7.41%) Project Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (8.33%) MS Project Server
2 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.85%) IIS
4 2 (1.85%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (25.93%) MS Office
2 17 (15.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (13.89%) MS Project
4 14 (12.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) LAN
2 7 (6.48%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (5.56%) WAN
4 5 (4.63%) DHCP
4 5 (4.63%) DNS
5 3 (2.78%) 2G
5 3 (2.78%) 3G
5 3 (2.78%) Internet
5 3 (2.78%) SAN
6 2 (1.85%) 4G
6 2 (1.85%) Broadband
6 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.85%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.85%) Firewall
6 2 (1.85%) LDAP
6 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.85%) VPN
6 2 (1.85%) Wireless
7 1 (0.93%) SNMP
7 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) MySQL
3 6 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.63%) MS Access
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.33%) JIRA
1 9 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.85%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
2 12 (11.11%) Advertising
3 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.63%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.78%) Retail
6 2 (1.85%) Banking
6 2 (1.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) French Language
7 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (21.30%) Analyst
2 11 (10.19%) Administrator
2 11 (10.19%) Field Engineer
2 11 (10.19%) Field Service Engineer
3 9 (8.33%) Field Support Engineer
3 9 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 9 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (7.41%) Developer
4 8 (7.41%) IT Administrator
4 8 (7.41%) Procurement Administrator
5 7 (6.48%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Coordinator
7 5 (4.63%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (4.63%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.19%) Web Services
2 8 (7.41%) .NET
3 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.70%) Classic ASP
4 2 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (0.93%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.63%) iSeries
1 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.78%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.85%) Clustering
3 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (1.85%) PMI
4 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.93%) NHS
4 1 (0.93%) Psychology
4 1 (0.93%) Replication
4 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.93%) Windows
2 9 (8.33%) Linux
3 7 (6.48%) Unix
3 7 (6.48%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.78%) Solaris
6 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (9.26%) Change Management
1 10 (9.26%) Time Management
2 9 (8.33%) ITIL
2 9 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (7.41%) ETL
3 8 (7.41%) Project Management
4 7 (6.48%) PRINCE2
4 7 (6.48%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 5 (4.63%) CRM
6 5 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.63%) ERP
6 5 (4.63%) Facilities Management
6 5 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (4.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.70%) SDLC
7 4 (3.70%) Use Case
7 4 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.74%) SQL
2 7 (6.48%) C++
3 6 (5.56%) C#
4 4 (3.70%) VBA
5 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.78%) Perl
6 2 (1.85%) C
6 2 (1.85%) VC++
7 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.93%) Java
7 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.48%) Degree
3 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.70%) MCSE
4 4 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.78%) ISEB
5 3 (2.78%) MCP
6 2 (1.85%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.85%) MCSA
6 2 (1.85%) PgMP
6 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.85%) PMP
7 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.70%) XenApp
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.85%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.85%) vSphere
4 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.93%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (1.85%) SCOM
3 1 (0.93%) Bacula
3 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.93%) vRealize
3 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.96%) Oracle
3 9 (8.33%) Cisco
4 6 (5.56%) Citrix
5 5 (4.63%) VMware
6 3 (2.78%) EMC
6 3 (2.78%) Greenplum
6 3 (2.78%) Remedy
6 3 (2.78%) Sun
7 2 (1.85%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.85%) HP
7 2 (1.85%) NetApp
7 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) Huawei
8 1 (0.93%) iManage
8 1 (0.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.93%) Sophos
8 1 (0.93%) Symantec
8 1 (0.93%) Tableau
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