Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 39 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 70 48 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.78% 3.94% 5.18%
As % of the Applications category 39.77% 33.57% 35.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 25
Hertfordshire median daily rate £200 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £125 £135 £156
90th Percentile £375 £442 £488
East of England median daily rate £290 £300 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% -14.29% +24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 11
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £28.75 £22.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.37% +51.67% +57.89%
10th Percentile £12.46 £10.78 £9.00
90th Percentile £107.50 £39.63 £15.50
East of England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +28.57% -6.67%

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 176 143 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.02% 11.73% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 73 70
Hertfordshire median daily rate £250 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £130 £128 £149
90th Percentile £536 £475 £525
East of England median daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 26 44
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £44.10 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.66% +199.00% +9.26%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.38 £10.09
90th Percentile £45.38 £53.75 £48.43
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.12% - +10.00%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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 25 £140 -56.92% 3
Hatfield -2 11 £205 -25.45% 1
Royston -4 6 £463 +32.14% 3
Watford -14 6 £303 -6.92% 2
Hemel Hempstead +1 5 £180 - 2
Stevenage - 5 £129 - 3
Microsoft Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 33 (47.14%) Microsoft
2 25 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (27.14%) Project Management
4 14 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (18.57%) Data Protection
6 12 (17.14%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (15.71%) Finance
8 9 (12.86%) Data Analysis
9 8 (11.43%) Internet
9 8 (11.43%) Data Entry
9 8 (11.43%) Runbook
10 7 (10.00%) SQL
10 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (10.00%) Banking
11 6 (8.57%) Billing
11 6 (8.57%) Project Planning
11 6 (8.57%) Change Management
11 6 (8.57%) Migration
11 6 (8.57%) MS Visio
11 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (8.57%) SAP
11 6 (8.57%) Windows
11 6 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (8.57%) Data Loss Prevention
11 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (8.57%) Data Integration
11 6 (8.57%) Mandarin Language
11 6 (8.57%) French Language
11 6 (8.57%) Portuguese Language

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 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (17.14%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (8.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.86%) AutoCAD
5 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (2.86%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (1.43%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.86%) Looker
3 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.86%) MS Access
3 2 (2.86%) OLAP
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (8.57%) Billing
3 6 (8.57%) French Language
3 6 (8.57%) Mandarin Language
3 6 (8.57%) Portuguese Language
3 6 (8.57%) Spanish Language
4 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Automotive
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Analyst
2 14 (20.00%) Administrator
2 14 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 14 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
3 13 (18.57%) Data Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Project Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Azure Consultant
5 6 (8.57%) Consultant
5 6 (8.57%) Data Administrator
6 4 (5.71%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.29%) IT Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Report Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Security Management Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Security Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) CSS
1 4 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) CMDB
3 3 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) FMCG
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) PMI
5 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Project Management
2 13 (18.57%) Data Protection
3 9 (12.86%) Data Analysis
4 8 (11.43%) Data Entry
4 8 (11.43%) Runbook
5 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.57%) Change Management
5 6 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (8.57%) Data Integration
5 6 (8.57%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (8.57%) Migration
5 6 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (8.57%) Project Planning
6 5 (7.14%) Analytics
6 5 (7.14%) CRM
6 5 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.14%) Data Security
6 5 (7.14%) ITIL
7 4 (5.71%) Process Improvement
7 4 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) Python
3 4 (5.71%) VBA
4 2 (2.86%) C
4 2 (2.86%) C#
4 2 (2.86%) Java
4 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.86%) R
4 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) MCSE
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) GDPR
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (47.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) SAP
3 5 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.71%) BMC
5 3 (4.29%) Citrix
5 3 (4.29%) Tableau
6 2 (2.86%) Adobe
6 2 (2.86%) Cognos
6 2 (2.86%) Google
6 2 (2.86%) IBM
6 2 (2.86%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle
6 2 (2.86%) PayPal
7 1 (1.43%) Ariba
7 1 (1.43%) ATG
7 1 (1.43%) Embarcadero
7 1 (1.43%) EMC
7 1 (1.43%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.43%) Sun