The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the St Albans region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 2 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 40.00% 19.35% 4.00%
As % of the Applications category 85.71% 54.55% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £401 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
14 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 46.67% 35.48% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £288 £401 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Excel
Hertfordshire

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 23 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) MS Office
3 11 (78.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (64.29%) MCP
4 9 (64.29%) MCSE
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (64.29%) A+ Certification
5 2 (14.29%) CA
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.14%) Legal
6 1 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) MS Project
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (92.86%) MS Office
2 11 (78.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Help Desk Support
2 9 (64.29%) Support Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Help Desk Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Project Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Office Support
4 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
1 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) MCP
1 9 (64.29%) MCSE
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (64.29%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com