The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 25 26
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 24 34 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.80% 5.27% 6.38%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 33.33% 49.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 16
Median daily rate £244 £375 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +18.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £157 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £428 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £314 £325
% change year-on-year +3.58% -3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -3.12% +16.36%  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 64 102 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 10.14% 15.81% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 36
Median daily rate £325 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +8.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £144 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 29
Median hourly rate £11.91 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.47% +37.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.74 £13.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.92 £46.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +1 8 £275 +61.76% 4
Hatfield -4 5 £113 +2.27%
Welwyn Garden City -2 2 £325 -23.52% 2
Rickmansworth - 2 £225 - 1
Stevenage - 2 £325 - 2
Royston - 1 £325 -
Welwyn - 1 £263 -
Microsoft Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.74%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (35.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (30.19%) Finance
5 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (20.75%) SQL
7 9 (16.98%) Windows
7 9 (16.98%) Project Management
8 8 (15.09%) ITIL
8 8 (15.09%) Data Management
9 7 (13.21%) SAP
10 5 (9.43%) Retail
10 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
10 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (9.43%) VBA
10 5 (9.43%) ERP
10 5 (9.43%) SLA
10 5 (9.43%) Credit Risk
11 4 (7.55%) German Language
11 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
11 4 (7.55%) Android
11 4 (7.55%) Analytics
11 4 (7.55%) SDLC
11 4 (7.55%) Planning and Forecasting
11 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
11 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
11 4 (7.55%) Oracle
11 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
11 4 (7.55%) Internet
11 4 (7.55%) ACCA

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.66%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.77%) SAS
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (35.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) G Suite
3 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) 2G
2 1 (1.89%) 4G
2 1 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Big Data
1 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.77%) GIS
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.89%) MS Access
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (3.77%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Billing
3 4 (7.55%) German Language
4 3 (5.66%) French Language
4 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.66%) Marketing
5 2 (3.77%) Automotive
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) Administrator
3 6 (11.32%) Data Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Project Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Project Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Project Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) Active Directory Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Development Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Finance Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Report Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) VBA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (3.77%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.77%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.77%) FMCG
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Android
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Project Management
2 8 (15.09%) Data Management
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL
3 5 (9.43%) ERP
4 4 (7.55%) Analytics
4 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
4 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.55%) Planning and Forecasting
4 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.55%) SDLC
4 4 (7.55%) Workflow
5 3 (5.66%) Change Management
5 3 (5.66%) Content Management
5 3 (5.66%) Data Entry
5 3 (5.66%) Data Extraction
5 3 (5.66%) Document Management
5 3 (5.66%) Migration
5 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
5 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) VBA
3 3 (5.66%) MATLAB
4 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.77%) VB
5 1 (1.89%) COBOL
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) MapBasic
5 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) ACCA
1 4 (7.55%) CIMA
2 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) PMO
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) SAP
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) Apple
4 3 (5.66%) Google
4 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 3 (5.66%) Planview
5 2 (3.77%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.77%) iManage
5 2 (3.77%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.77%) WSO2
6 1 (1.89%) Ariba
6 1 (1.89%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.89%) Huawei
6 1 (1.89%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (1.89%) Nokia
6 1 (1.89%) Teradata
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