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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 15 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 46 57 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.81% 9.78% 8.54%
As % of the Applications category 69.70% 52.29% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 25
Median daily rate £425 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £120 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £6.86 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £19.50 £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.79%

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
66 109 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.21% 18.70% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 40
Median daily rate £350 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.50 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +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 17 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Watford -4 8 £125 +4.16% 9
Stevenage -1 6 £400 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +2 5 £165 - 6
Royston +1 2 £350 -
Rickmansworth -1 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -13 1 £140 -70.52% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 50 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.66%) MS Office
3 22 (23.40%) Windows
4 18 (19.15%) Finance
5 17 (18.09%) MS Project
6 16 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (14.89%) Active Directory
7 14 (14.89%) MS PowerPoint
8 13 (13.83%) e-Learning
9 12 (12.77%) Project Management
10 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
10 11 (11.70%) SQL
11 10 (10.64%) CRM
11 10 (10.64%) Advertising
12 9 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (9.57%) Windows 7
13 8 (8.51%) Project Planning
13 8 (8.51%) Time Management
13 8 (8.51%) ITIL
14 7 (7.45%) Oracle
14 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
14 7 (7.45%) MS Exchange
14 7 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
15 6 (6.38%) Retail
15 6 (6.38%) Billing
15 6 (6.38%) QA
15 6 (6.38%) ERP
15 6 (6.38%) MS Visio
15 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing

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 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.32%) CMS
4 2 (2.13%) Apache
4 2 (2.13%) IIS
4 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.06%) Moodle
Applications
1 26 (27.66%) MS Office
2 17 (18.09%) MS Project
3 14 (14.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.13%) InDesign
5 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.06%) Camtasia
6 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Office 365
1 2 (2.13%) Slack
1 2 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) LAN
1 2 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (1.06%) Firewall
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.13%) MS Access
5 2 (2.13%) MySQL
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.13%) Power BI
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.13%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.06%) FileMaker
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Bugzilla
1 2 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
1 2 (2.13%) Redmine
1 2 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.06%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 10 (10.64%) Advertising
3 6 (6.38%) Billing
3 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.38%) Retail
4 5 (5.32%) Automotive
5 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.13%) Electronics
6 2 (2.13%) French Language
6 2 (2.13%) Marketing
6 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.06%) Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Publishing
7 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (17.02%) Analyst
2 13 (13.83%) Developer
3 8 (8.51%) Consultant
3 8 (8.51%) PMO Lead
3 8 (8.51%) Support Analyst
4 7 (7.45%) Designer
5 6 (6.38%) Administrator
5 6 (6.38%) IT Support
5 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.38%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Documentation Manager
6 5 (5.32%) Instructional Designer
6 5 (5.32%) IT Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Technical Manager
6 5 (5.32%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Node.js
2 2 (2.13%) CSS
2 2 (2.13%) CSS3
2 2 (2.13%) HTML
2 2 (2.13%) HTML5
2 2 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) e-Learning
2 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Video Editing
3 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.13%) W3C
5 1 (1.06%) CMDB
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.40%) Windows
2 9 (9.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.13%) Linux
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (12.77%) Project Management
3 10 (10.64%) CRM
4 8 (8.51%) ITIL
4 8 (8.51%) Project Planning
4 8 (8.51%) Time Management
5 7 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.38%) Content Development
6 6 (6.38%) ERP
7 5 (5.32%) BDD
7 5 (5.32%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 5 (5.32%) Content Management
7 5 (5.32%) Planning and Forecasting
7 5 (5.32%) TDD
8 4 (4.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (4.26%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.26%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.19%) Change Control
9 3 (3.19%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.19%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.70%) SQL
2 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.19%) VBA
3 2 (2.13%) C
3 2 (2.13%) C++
3 2 (2.13%) Java
3 2 (2.13%) Python
3 2 (2.13%) VB
4 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) CCNA
3 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.13%) Degree
3 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.06%) ACCA
4 1 (1.06%) ISEB
4 1 (1.06%) NCIE
4 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (2.13%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.06%) Aspera SmartTrack
3 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.45%) Oracle
3 5 (5.32%) IBM
4 4 (4.26%) Citrix
5 3 (3.19%) SAP
6 2 (2.13%) Adobe
6 2 (2.13%) iManage
6 2 (2.13%) Sybase
6 2 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco
7 1 (1.06%) HP
7 1 (1.06%) Juniper
7 1 (1.06%) NetApp
7 1 (1.06%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.06%) Sun
7 1 (1.06%) Symantec
7 1 (1.06%) Teradata
7 1 (1.06%) Trustwave
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £112.50 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago