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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.57% 14.95% 7.28%
As % of the Applications category 69.23% 76.19% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 4
Median daily rate £120 £133 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -59.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
13 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.38% 19.63% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 12
Median daily rate £425 £146 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+191.09% -61.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £292 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.75 £13.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) MS Office
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.00%) Change Control
6 3 (15.00%) Retail
6 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (15.00%) MS Project
6 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.00%) ERP
6 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (15.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) CCNA
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (10.00%) Apache
7 2 (10.00%) Python
7 2 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) DHCP
7 2 (10.00%) DNS
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) DNN
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Project
2 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Slack
1 2 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (10.00%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (5.00%) Power BI
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Xcode
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) French Language
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Administrator
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Programme Planner
3 2 (10.00%) Project Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) CSS3
1 1 (5.00%) DHTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Change Control
1 3 (15.00%) CRM
1 3 (15.00%) ERP
2 2 (10.00%) Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
2 2 (10.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Content Management
3 1 (5.00%) Document Management
3 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Logistics
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.00%) TDD
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (5.00%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) iManage