The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 71 46 66
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +20
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 4 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.48% 1.01% 1.31%
As % of the Applications category 2.72% 5.68% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £245 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.91 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -13.95%
Spreadsheet
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
147 88 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.69% 17.78% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 33 47
Average daily rate £330 £300 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £420 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.92 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.09% -12.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £32.90 £29.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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
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 17 September 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
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Spreadsheet
East of England

Spreadsheet
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Acrobat
2 2 (28.57%) Advertising
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (28.57%) Acrobat
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Access Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing Executive
1 1 (14.29%) Campaign Executive
1 1 (14.29%) Email Marketing Executive
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Logistics
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft