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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.38% 6.02% 3.61%
As % of the Applications category 69.23% 32.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate
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£210 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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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
13 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.22% 18.80% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 1
Average daily rate £210 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -22.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) CRM
2 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) MS Office
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Office 365
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Lync
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (15.38%) Lync
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (15.38%) LiveLink
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Agresso
3 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Field Service Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 3 (23.08%) Field Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Project Office Support
5 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) SAML
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) OAuth
2 1 (7.69%) XACML
2 1 (7.69%) SPML
2 1 (7.69%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Workflow
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) B2C
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Logistics
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP