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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.85% 2.50% 5.43%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 50.00% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £283 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
12 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.23% 5.00% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Median daily rate £138 £233 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.86% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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
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 26 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) iManage
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Document Management
3 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365
4 1 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) DBS Check

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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Field Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) CRM Trainer
2 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Trainer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Trainer
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Trainer
2 2 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) HR Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Change Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) CRM
1 2 (20.00%) Document Management
1 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) iManage