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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 15.79% 34.38% 4.76%
As % of the Applications category 85.71% 91.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £365 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.05 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -3.44%
MS Excel
Hertfordshire

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
7 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 18.42% 37.50% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate £365 £319 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Advertising
2 6 (75.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) ERP
4 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Data Management
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Use Case
4 3 (37.50%) BPMN
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Data Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) MCP
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (37.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Data Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
1 3 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) BPMN
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Data Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix