The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Watford region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.49% 5.62% 2.67%
As % of the Applications category 81.82% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£220 £325 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% +80.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £194
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.67 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.24% -8.31%
Applications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
11 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.38% 16.85% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £250 £363 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +101.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £333 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £393 £189
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
MS Excel
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Legal
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) Ajax
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) BPR
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Niku
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) HP
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