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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 39 62 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.74% 7.98% 4.76%
As % of the Applications category 48.75% 46.97% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 16
Average daily rate
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£258 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £788 £383 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.38 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.60% -0.86%
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
80 132 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.78% 16.99% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 50 56
Average daily rate £310 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £160 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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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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
St Albans -1 9 £1,000 - 4
Hemel Hempstead -1 5 £238 -13.63% 6
Rickmansworth -3 5 - -
Watford +8 3 £258 -37.65% 3
Welwyn Garden City +4 3 £390 +20.00%
Stevenage +4 1 - - 1
Berkhamsted - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Kings Langley - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 67 (65.69%) Microsoft
2 41 (40.20%) MS Office
3 38 (37.25%) Windows
4 32 (31.37%) SQL
5 22 (21.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 21 (20.59%) Oracle
6 21 (20.59%) Project Management
7 19 (18.63%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (17.65%) Telecoms
9 16 (15.69%) Finance
10 15 (14.71%) ETL
10 15 (14.71%) HP
11 13 (12.75%) SAP
11 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (12.75%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (11.76%) Analytics
12 12 (11.76%) QA
12 12 (11.76%) QlikView
12 12 (11.76%) Visualisation
12 12 (11.76%) Tableau
12 12 (11.76%) ITIL
12 12 (11.76%) OpenView
12 12 (11.76%) ERP
13 11 (10.78%) Oracle Financials
13 11 (10.78%) Test Strategy
13 11 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (10.78%) Oracle Payables
14 10 (9.80%) Windows XP
14 10 (9.80%) MS Visio
14 10 (9.80%) Snowflake Schema

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 7 (6.86%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 41 (40.20%) MS Office
2 10 (9.80%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.92%) MS Project
5 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Oracle Financials
1 11 (10.78%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.98%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.96%) Office 365
3 1 (0.98%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) VPN
1 7 (6.86%) Internet
2 6 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (3.92%) 4G
3 4 (3.92%) LTE
3 4 (3.92%) 2G
3 4 (3.92%) 3G
4 3 (2.94%) WAN
4 3 (2.94%) LAN
4 3 (2.94%) SAN
5 2 (1.96%) SSH
5 2 (1.96%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.98%) DHCP
6 1 (0.98%) HTTP
6 1 (0.98%) DNS
6 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (11.76%) QlikView
3 10 (9.80%) Snowflake Schema
4 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.84%) Star Schema
5 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.94%) OLAP
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.96%) MySQL
10 1 (0.98%) MS Access
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.98%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 16 (15.69%) Finance
3 7 (6.86%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 4 (3.92%) French Language
4 4 (3.92%) German Language
5 2 (1.96%) Local Government
5 2 (1.96%) Publishing
6 1 (0.98%) Automotive
6 1 (0.98%) Law
6 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (38.24%) Analyst
2 18 (17.65%) Developer
3 13 (12.75%) Service Analyst
3 13 (12.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.82%) Team Leader
6 6 (5.88%) Administrator
7 5 (4.90%) IT Support
8 4 (3.92%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Consultant
9 3 (2.94%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.94%) Architect
9 3 (2.94%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Desktop Support
9 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (2.94%) Capacity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) .NET
2 3 (2.94%) MDX
3 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.98%) COM
3 1 (0.98%) Web Services
3 1 (0.98%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Visualisation
2 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.94%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.96%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.96%) GIS
6 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) Statistics
6 1 (0.98%) Informatics
6 1 (0.98%) iPad
6 1 (0.98%) Open Source
6 1 (0.98%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.25%) Windows
2 10 (9.80%) Windows XP
3 7 (6.86%) Linux
4 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.90%) UNIX
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.94%) Solaris
7 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.96%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 21 (20.59%) Project Management
3 15 (14.71%) ETL
4 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.75%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (11.76%) Analytics
5 12 (11.76%) ITIL
5 12 (11.76%) ERP
6 11 (10.78%) Test Strategy
6 11 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (8.82%) Coaching
8 6 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.88%) Service Management
9 5 (4.90%) CRM
9 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.90%) Change Management
10 4 (3.92%) Software Testing
10 4 (3.92%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.37%) SQL
2 6 (5.88%) C#
3 5 (4.90%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.90%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.92%) Perl
4 4 (3.92%) VBScript
4 4 (3.92%) VB
4 4 (3.92%) C++
5 3 (2.94%) VBA
5 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) MCP
2 2 (1.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.98%) MCSE
3 1 (0.98%) MCDBA
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.98%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.98%) ISEB
3 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.98%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) QA
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (11.76%) OpenView
2 7 (6.86%) OVSD
3 6 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.96%) Puppet
4 2 (1.96%) SCCM
5 1 (0.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 67 (65.69%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.59%) Oracle
3 15 (14.71%) HP
4 13 (12.75%) SAP
5 12 (11.76%) Tableau
6 7 (6.86%) Lotus
7 6 (5.88%) VMware
8 3 (2.94%) Cisco
9 2 (1.96%) Huawei
9 2 (1.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (1.96%) Greenplum
9 2 (1.96%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.96%) Dell
9 2 (1.96%) Nortel
10 1 (0.98%) Symantec
10 1 (0.98%) Remedy
10 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.98%) Nokia
10 1 (0.98%) BMC
10 1 (0.98%) CA
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago