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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.26% 1.28% 4.08%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 7.14% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£258 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.65% +37.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £413 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £413 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.38 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +0.87%
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Hertfordshire

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 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.02% 17.95% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
Average daily rate £250 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.46% +27.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £211 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 31 March 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 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
2 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) B2C
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (15.38%) Office 365
5 2 (15.38%) LTE
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
1 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
2 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) 3G
1 2 (15.38%) 2G
1 2 (15.38%) SSH
1 2 (15.38%) LTE
1 2 (15.38%) 4G
1 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (15.38%) 3GPP
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Office Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) FreeBSD
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) B2C
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Logistics
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Huawei
3 2 (15.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) Nortel
3 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Google