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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 59 56 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.25% 7.04% 9.75%
As % of the Applications category 53.64% 40.58% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 17
Average daily rate
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£210 £240 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 9
Average hourly rate £13.25 £11.00 £14.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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
110 138 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.51% 17.36% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 67 45
Average daily rate £210 £325 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +13.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £439 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 17
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £14.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 September 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
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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Stevenage -3 12 £120 -
Watford -4 9 £210 -22.22% 8
Hemel Hempstead +6 5 £155 -
Royston +1 5 - -
St Albans +1 2 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - - 2
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 63 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 46 (40.35%) Windows
3 36 (31.58%) MS Office
4 23 (20.18%) Active Directory
5 15 (13.16%) Office 365
6 14 (12.28%) Project Management
6 14 (12.28%) SCCM
7 13 (11.40%) Telecoms
7 13 (11.40%) Migration
7 13 (11.40%) VMware
7 13 (11.40%) Management Information System
7 13 (11.40%) SQL
8 12 (10.53%) .NET
8 12 (10.53%) SAN
8 12 (10.53%) Finance
8 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
8 12 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (10.53%) Degree
9 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (9.65%) Oracle
9 11 (9.65%) ITIL
9 11 (9.65%) PRINCE2
9 11 (9.65%) MS Visio
10 9 (7.89%) C#
10 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (7.89%) Change Management
10 9 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (7.02%) SC Cleared
11 8 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (7.02%) Retail

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.14%) Lync
3 6 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.26%) IIS
3 6 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.75%) LiveLink
6 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (31.58%) MS Office
2 12 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (9.65%) MS Visio
4 8 (7.02%) MS Project
5 3 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.75%) Agresso
4 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.88%) Primavera
4 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.88%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.16%) Office 365
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.53%) SAN
2 6 (5.26%) DNS
2 6 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (4.39%) 4G
3 5 (4.39%) LTE
3 5 (4.39%) 2G
3 5 (4.39%) DHCP
3 5 (4.39%) Internet
3 5 (4.39%) 3G
4 4 (3.51%) WAN
4 4 (3.51%) LDAP
4 4 (3.51%) LAN
4 4 (3.51%) 3GPP
4 4 (3.51%) Unified Communications
4 4 (3.51%) PABX
5 3 (2.63%) VPN
6 2 (1.75%) GSM
6 2 (1.75%) WCDMA
6 2 (1.75%) Telnet
6 2 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.63%) QlikView
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.75%) MySQL
5 2 (1.75%) MS Access
6 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.88%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.88%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.75%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.88%) MSI
3 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (11.40%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.53%) Finance
3 8 (7.02%) Retail
4 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Local Government
6 1 (0.88%) French Language
6 1 (0.88%) German Language
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (19.30%) Support Engineer
2 19 (16.67%) Analyst
3 13 (11.40%) Developer
4 12 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.14%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.39%) Administrator
7 4 (3.51%) Field Engineer
7 4 (3.51%) Field Service Engineer
7 4 (3.51%) Coordinator
7 4 (3.51%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (3.51%) SQL Developer
7 4 (3.51%) Unified Communications Manager
8 3 (2.63%) Development Engineer
8 3 (2.63%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 3 (2.63%) Team Leader
8 3 (2.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (2.63%) Field Support Engineer
8 3 (2.63%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (2.63%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) .NET
2 8 (7.02%) Web Services
3 4 (3.51%) SAML
3 4 (3.51%) WCF
3 4 (3.51%) OAuth
3 4 (3.51%) XACML
3 4 (3.51%) SPML
3 4 (3.51%) OpenID
4 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.75%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.75%) XML
5 1 (0.88%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.14%) Kindle
2 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.26%) PMI
4 4 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.51%) Clustering
4 4 (3.51%) PKI
4 4 (3.51%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.63%) FMCG
6 2 (1.75%) iPhone
6 2 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.75%) GIS
7 1 (0.88%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) Statistics
7 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.88%) iSeries
7 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.35%) Windows
2 8 (7.02%) Linux
3 6 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.51%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.51%) UNIX
6 2 (1.75%) Android
6 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.28%) Project Management
2 13 (11.40%) Migration
3 11 (9.65%) ITIL
3 11 (9.65%) PRINCE2
4 9 (7.89%) Change Management
4 9 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.14%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.26%) Workflow
7 6 (5.26%) CRM
8 5 (4.39%) ERP
8 5 (4.39%) Data Modelling
8 5 (4.39%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.39%) Information Security
8 5 (4.39%) Supplier Management
8 5 (4.39%) Performance Management
9 4 (3.51%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.51%) Web Development
9 4 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.40%) SQL
2 9 (7.89%) C#
3 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.39%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.39%) C++
5 4 (3.51%) Perl
5 4 (3.51%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.63%) C
7 2 (1.75%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.75%) VBA
7 2 (1.75%) VC++
7 2 (1.75%) Python
7 2 (1.75%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.53%) Degree
1 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.14%) MCSE
5 6 (5.26%) PMI Certification
6 5 (4.39%) MCP
7 4 (3.51%) CISSP
7 4 (3.51%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.88%) MCITP
10 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.88%) PgMP
10 1 (0.88%) PMP
10 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.26%) SLA
3 2 (1.75%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) JTAG
4 1 (0.88%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (20.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.63%) vSphere
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) SCCM
2 3 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.75%) SCSM
3 2 (1.75%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.75%) SCOM
3 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.88%) OVSD
4 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 63 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.40%) VMware
3 11 (9.65%) Oracle
4 8 (7.02%) SAP
5 5 (4.39%) HP
6 4 (3.51%) Citrix
6 4 (3.51%) Tableau
7 2 (1.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.75%) Nortel
7 2 (1.75%) Cisco
7 2 (1.75%) IBM
7 2 (1.75%) Huawei
7 2 (1.75%) Symantec
7 2 (1.75%) Sophos
7 2 (1.75%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.88%) Sage
8 1 (0.88%) Lotus
8 1 (0.88%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.88%) Cognos
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