Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 42 30
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 72 53 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.68% 3.79% 5.22%
As % of the Applications category 39.56% 33.76% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 25
Hertfordshire median daily rate £270 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £125 £135 £211
90th Percentile £375 £435 £490
East of England median daily rate £311 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +3.75% -3.23% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £29.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.93% +123.08% -35.00%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.65 £9.00
90th Percentile £82.00 £46.25 £15.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -25.00%

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 182 157 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.82% 11.22% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 72 74
Hertfordshire median daily rate £319 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.93% +2.19% -2.14%
10th Percentile £133 £130 £164
90th Percentile £584 £475 £525
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 55
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.80 £35.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.13% +162.96% -12.90%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.33 £9.00
90th Percentile £44.80 £53.38 £38.40
East of England median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.61% +10.00% -9.09%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 +12 15 £140 -60.00% 4
Hatfield +4 13 £285 +23.24% 7
Watford -12 12 £175 -54.25% 5
Letchworth - 3 - -
Hertford -1 2 - -
Stevenage -6 2 £120 -66.90% 1
Royston 0 1 £270 -22.86% 3
Microsoft Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 43 (59.72%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 25 (34.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (29.17%) SharePoint
5 19 (26.39%) Project Management
6 14 (19.44%) Internet
7 13 (18.06%) Information Security
7 13 (18.06%) Finance
8 11 (15.28%) Project Planning
9 9 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 9 (12.50%) Banking
9 9 (12.50%) Change Management
9 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 9 (12.50%) ITIL
9 9 (12.50%) Time Management
9 9 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (11.11%) Analytics
10 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
10 8 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
10 8 (11.11%) Law
11 7 (9.72%) Retail
11 7 (9.72%) SAP
11 7 (9.72%) McAfee
11 7 (9.72%) PMO
11 7 (9.72%) Data Loss Prevention
11 7 (9.72%) Runbook
11 7 (9.72%) Data Privacy
11 7 (9.72%) Office 365
12 6 (8.33%) CMDB
12 6 (8.33%) Data Integration

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 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (6.94%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 43 (59.72%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (34.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.94%) Photoshop
3 5 (6.94%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.39%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) IPsec
2 2 (2.78%) SSL
2 2 (2.78%) Wireless
3 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.39%) MS Access
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Banking
3 8 (11.11%) Law
4 7 (9.72%) Retail
5 6 (8.33%) French Language
5 6 (8.33%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (8.33%) Marketing
5 6 (8.33%) Portuguese Language
5 6 (8.33%) Spanish Language
6 5 (6.94%) Billing
7 3 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.78%) Games
8 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Analyst
2 14 (19.44%) Coordinator
2 14 (19.44%) Project Coordinator
3 9 (12.50%) Administrator
4 7 (9.72%) Project Administrator
5 6 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Content Editor
6 5 (6.94%) Digital Content Editor
6 5 (6.94%) Digital Editor
7 4 (5.56%) Configuration Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Information Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Project Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 2 (2.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) CSS
1 5 (6.94%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) CMDB
3 5 (6.94%) User Experience
4 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.78%) Life Science
5 2 (2.78%) PKI
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.39%) FMCG
6 1 (1.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Project Management
2 13 (18.06%) Information Security
3 11 (15.28%) Project Planning
4 9 (12.50%) Change Management
4 9 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 9 (12.50%) ITIL
4 9 (12.50%) Time Management
5 8 (11.11%) Analytics
5 8 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
6 7 (9.72%) Data Loss Prevention
6 7 (9.72%) Data Privacy
6 7 (9.72%) Runbook
7 6 (8.33%) Data Integration
8 5 (6.94%) A/B Testing
8 5 (6.94%) CRM
8 5 (6.94%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.94%) Data Security
8 5 (6.94%) Digital Content Management
8 5 (6.94%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) VBA
3 1 (1.39%) C
3 1 (1.39%) C#
3 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) CISSP
3 2 (2.78%) ISEB
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.39%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (9.72%) PMO
3 5 (6.94%) QA
4 4 (5.56%) SLA
5 2 (2.78%) Def Stans
5 2 (2.78%) FIPS 140-2
5 2 (2.78%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) McAfee
2 7 (9.72%) SAP
3 5 (6.94%) Adobe
3 5 (6.94%) BMC
4 4 (5.56%) Ariba
4 4 (5.56%) PayPal
5 3 (4.17%) HP
5 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.78%) Apple
6 2 (2.78%) Gemalto
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle
6 2 (2.78%) Thales
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) Orchard
7 1 (1.39%) Remedy
7 1 (1.39%) Tableau