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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 31 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.84% 1.59% 4.88%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 11.76% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£258 £302 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.59% +2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £212 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £391 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
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
6 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.68% 13.49% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate £275 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.41% +37.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) B2C
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) 4G
1 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (10.00%) LTE
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
1 1 (10.00%) 2G
1 1 (10.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Project Office Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Office Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) XACML
2 1 (10.00%) SPML
2 1 (10.00%) OpenID
2 1 (10.00%) OAuth
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) SAML
2 1 (10.00%) COM
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) FreeBSD
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) B2C
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Huawei
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Nortel
2 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
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