The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.42% 2.10% 1.52%
As % of the Applications category 35.71% 50.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £258 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -4.27%
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 Watford region.

Applications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
14 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.39% 4.20% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate £138 £275 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -33.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £306 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Watford

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

MS Excel
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Document Management
3 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (16.67%) iManage
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) CRM Trainer
3 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Trainer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Trainer
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Trainer
3 2 (16.67%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) CRM
1 2 (16.67%) Document Management
1 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) iManage