The first table below looks at the demand for Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 56 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.89% 0.50% 1.05%
As % of the Applications category 5.50% 2.86% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £295 £243
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +21.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £9.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £7.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £9.00 £10.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.66%
Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
109 105 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.15% 17.36% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 54 52
Average daily rate £300 £280 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £144 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 24
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.51% +65.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.20 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Spreadsheet
East of England

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Hertfordshire region.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Hertfordshire region.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Spreadsheet
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 Spreadsheet within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Spreadsheet
East of England

Spreadsheet
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (20.00%) Acrobat
3 2 (20.00%) VBScript
3 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) MS Access
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (20.00%) Acrobat
2 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (20.00%) Advertising
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Access Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware