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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 6 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 12.00% 40.74% 11.54%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 73.33% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £360 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £312
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -5.89%
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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 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 16.00% 55.56% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £295 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%

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 25 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) MS Office
3 5 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) MCP
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) MCSE
4 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (40.00%) A+ Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
6 1 (10.00%) QlikView
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Tableau
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) CA
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) MS Project
6 1 (10.00%) Windows

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Help Desk Support
1 4 (40.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Office Support
3 1 (10.00%) Project Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCP
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau