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 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.08% 5.50% 1.04%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 22.22% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£288 £235 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.34% -27.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
MS Excel
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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 Watford region.

Applications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
11 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.32% 24.77% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate £281 £235 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.68% -47.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Watford region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) FreeBSD
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) 3GPP
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) Dell
6 2 (14.29%) Nortel
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) Perl

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Google Apps
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) 3GPP
1 2 (14.29%) 2G
1 2 (14.29%) 3G
1 2 (14.29%) SSH
1 2 (14.29%) LTE
1 2 (14.29%) 4G
1 2 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Statistics
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) FreeBSD
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Security Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 2 (14.29%) Coaching
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCDBA
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) Nortel
4 2 (14.29%) Ericsson
4 2 (14.29%) Huawei
4 2 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
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