Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 30 29
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 76 75 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.84% 5.41% 5.54%
As % of the Applications category 39.18% 41.67% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 29
Hertfordshire median daily rate £203 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.00% +13.64% -12.00%
10th Percentile £119 £146 £208
90th Percentile £363 £438 £525
East of England median daily rate £303 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -6.92% +8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 18
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £10.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.03% +46.99% -49.83%
10th Percentile £13.76 £10.52 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.50 £46.25 £34.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.42 £20.80 £13.00
% change year-on-year -16.26% +60.00% -35.00%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 194 180 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.36% 12.98% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 76 78
Hertfordshire median daily rate £303 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.33% +9.49% +5.38%
10th Percentile £127 £138 £176
90th Percentile £560 £451 £529
East of England median daily rate £329 £313 £320
% change year-on-year +5.20% -2.34% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 65
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +48.15% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £27.50 £53.75 £34.50
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.55% +13.79% -12.12%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 6 months to 17 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City +6 17 £180 -57.65%
Watford 0 17 £200 -31.03% 3
Hatfield -8 9 £205 +36.67%
Letchworth - 3 - -
Hertford -1 2 - -
Stevenage -9 2 £120 -66.90% 1
Royston - 2 £298 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 1 - -
Rickmansworth -3 1 - -
Waltham Cross - 1 £300 -
Microsoft Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 46 (60.53%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
3 25 (32.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (27.63%) SharePoint
5 17 (22.37%) Finance
6 14 (18.42%) Project Management
6 14 (18.42%) Internet
7 13 (17.11%) Information Security
8 10 (13.16%) Banking
8 10 (13.16%) Analytics
8 10 (13.16%) PMO
9 9 (11.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (11.84%) Time Management
9 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce
9 9 (11.84%) SQL
9 9 (11.84%) ITIL
10 8 (10.53%) Law
10 8 (10.53%) Retail
10 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
10 8 (10.53%) Programme Delivery
11 7 (9.21%) Data Loss Prevention
11 7 (9.21%) Data Privacy
11 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (9.21%) Office 365
11 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (9.21%) HTML
11 7 (9.21%) SAP
11 7 (9.21%) McAfee
12 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
12 6 (7.89%) VBA

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 21 (27.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (6.58%) CMS
3 2 (2.63%) Confluence
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (60.53%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (32.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (6.58%) Photoshop
5 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
6 3 (3.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.32%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) Internet
2 3 (3.95%) Wireless
3 2 (2.63%) IPsec
3 2 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (1.32%) LAN
4 1 (1.32%) Skype
4 1 (1.32%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.32%) VPN
4 1 (1.32%) WAN
4 1 (1.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.63%) MS Access
4 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Banking
3 8 (10.53%) Law
3 8 (10.53%) Retail
4 6 (7.89%) Marketing
5 4 (5.26%) Billing
6 3 (3.95%) Games
6 3 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.32%) French Language
7 1 (1.32%) German Language
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Analyst
2 10 (13.16%) Coordinator
2 10 (13.16%) Project Coordinator
3 8 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Administrator
4 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Office 365 Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Content Editor
5 5 (6.58%) Digital Content Editor
5 5 (6.58%) Digital Editor
6 4 (5.26%) Project Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Information Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Project Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) HTML
2 5 (6.58%) CSS
3 2 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.32%) HTML5
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.58%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.63%) CMDB
4 2 (2.63%) Life Science
4 2 (2.63%) PKI
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) FMCG
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) Project Management
2 13 (17.11%) Information Security
3 10 (13.16%) Analytics
4 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce
4 9 (11.84%) ITIL
4 9 (11.84%) Time Management
5 8 (10.53%) Programme Delivery
6 7 (9.21%) Data Loss Prevention
6 7 (9.21%) Data Privacy
7 6 (7.89%) Incident Management
7 6 (7.89%) Programme Management
7 6 (7.89%) Project Planning
7 6 (7.89%) Workflow
8 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.58%) Change Management
8 5 (6.58%) Content Management
8 5 (6.58%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.58%) Digital Content Management
8 5 (6.58%) DNA
8 5 (6.58%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) VBA
3 2 (2.63%) C#
3 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.63%) Python
3 2 (2.63%) R
3 2 (2.63%) VBScript
4 1 (1.32%) C
4 1 (1.32%) C++
4 1 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
1 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.26%) ISEB
2 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) CISSP
3 2 (2.63%) Degree
3 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.32%) CCNA
4 1 (1.32%) CCNP
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.32%) MCSE
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) PMO
2 9 (11.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.58%) QA
3 5 (6.58%) SLA
4 2 (2.63%) Def Stans
4 2 (2.63%) FIPS 140-2
4 2 (2.63%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) McAfee
2 7 (9.21%) SAP
3 5 (6.58%) Adobe
3 5 (6.58%) HP
4 4 (5.26%) PayPal
5 3 (3.95%) Ariba
5 3 (3.95%) iManage
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle
6 2 (2.63%) Apple
6 2 (2.63%) Gemalto
6 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.63%) Teradata
6 2 (2.63%) Thales
6 2 (2.63%) VMware
7 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.32%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.32%) Google
7 1 (1.32%) Orchard
7 1 (1.32%) Tableau