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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 4 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 23.08% 13.73% 16.67%
As % of the Applications category 85.71% 77.78% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£319 £363 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% -11.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £365 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 26.92% 17.65% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate £319 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
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 21 November 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (90.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (80.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (60.00%) ETL
4 6 (60.00%) Analytics
4 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (40.00%) Tableau
5 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) Snowflake Schema
5 4 (40.00%) QA
5 4 (40.00%) QlikView
6 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) ERP
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) SAP
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (20.00%) Coaching
7 2 (20.00%) Star Schema
8 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (10.00%) MCP
8 1 (10.00%) MCSE
8 1 (10.00%) MS Office
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (40.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 4 (40.00%) QlikView
3 2 (20.00%) Star Schema
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Excel Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Analytics
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (60.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Tableau
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) SAP