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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 28 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.53% 7.78% 6.10%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 87.50% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -32.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £314
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.06% 8.89% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate £320 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -32.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 30 June 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) B2C
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) SAML
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) SAP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Office Support
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Office Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) SAML
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) OAuth
1 1 (14.29%) XACML
1 1 (14.29%) SPML
1 1 (14.29%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) B2C
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
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