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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 12 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.62% 13.13% 6.40%
As % of the Applications category 88.89% 72.22% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 4
Median daily rate £125 £120 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -63.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £210 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%

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
9 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.57% 18.18% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 6
Median daily rate £130 £120 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -58.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £235 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

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
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) MS Project
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Document Management
5 2 (11.11%) Network Design
5 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
5 2 (11.11%) iManage
5 2 (11.11%) Typography
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (16.67%) MS Project
3 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (11.11%) InDesign
4 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (5.56%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (5.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Power BI
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) French Language
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Field Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Field Service Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Field Support Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Designer
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Creative Designer
3 2 (11.11%) HTML CSS Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Junior
3 2 (11.11%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) PowerPoint Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Planner
3 2 (11.11%) Project Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) CSS3
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) HTML5
1 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 2 (11.11%) W3C
2 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.56%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Change Control
1 3 (16.67%) CRM
1 3 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (11.11%) Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Document Management
2 2 (11.11%) Network Design
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.11%) Typography
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Logistics
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) iManage
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase
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