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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.33% 6.74% 0.99%
As % of the Applications category 24.24% 54.55% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£228 £130 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.74 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -6.66%
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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
33 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.00% 12.36% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £130 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £115.00 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+820.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014, 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 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) MS Office
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) DHCP
7 3 (17.65%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
7 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (11.76%) MCITP
8 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Ajax
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (11.76%) Statistics
8 2 (11.76%) Web Development

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) 2G
3 1 (5.88%) 3G
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) 3GPP
3 1 (5.88%) LTE
3 1 (5.88%) 4G
3 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Ajax
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Statistics
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) FreeBSD
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
1 2 (11.76%) Web Development
1 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
1 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (11.76%) Data Management
1 2 (11.76%) Coaching
1 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (11.76%) Time Management
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
1 2 (11.76%) Change Management
1 2 (11.76%) Security Management
1 2 (11.76%) Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) Validation
2 1 (5.88%) BPR
2 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
2 1 (5.88%) Network Management
2 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCITP
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) MCDBA
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Nortel
4 1 (5.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (5.88%) Huawei
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