The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 10.71% 15.91% 12.50%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 63.64% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Applications Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 14.29% 25.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the St Albans region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the St Albans region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

MS Excel
Top 26 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) QlikView
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Tableau
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) MS Project
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
5 1 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) QlikView
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Office Support
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Project Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) CA