Period
to 23 April 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 31 39
Rank change year-on-year -28 +8 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 37 70 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.67% 4.78% 3.94%
As % of the Applications category 29.84% 39.77% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 46 28
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.75% -33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £165 £125 £135
90th Percentile £485 £375 £442
East of England median daily rate £371 £290 £300
% change year-on-year +28.02% -3.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £11.11 £28.75 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.36% +26.37% +51.67%
10th Percentile £11.08 £12.46 £10.78
90th Percentile £11.14 £107.50 £39.63
East of England median hourly rate £11.07 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -47.29% +16.67% +28.57%

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 124 176 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.94% 12.01% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 82 73
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £149 £130 £128
90th Percentile £495 £536 £475
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 26
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £44.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -71.66% +199.00%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.00 £10.38
90th Percentile £16.00 £45.38 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.34% -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 23 April 2019.

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 6 months to 23 April 2019. 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
Watford +7 13 £381 +26.03%
Hatfield 0 5 £300 +46.34%
Stevenage -11 5 £145 +12.58% 1
Hitchin - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead +2 1 £263 +45.83%
Welwyn Garden City -8 1 - - 1
Berkhamsted - 1 £450 -
Microsoft Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
3 8 (21.62%) MS Visio
4 7 (18.92%) Finance
4 7 (18.92%) Scenario Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
6 5 (13.51%) Talend
6 5 (13.51%) Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (13.51%) Python
6 5 (13.51%) ETL
6 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.51%) VBScript
6 5 (13.51%) Java
6 5 (13.51%) SAP
6 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) JIRA
6 5 (13.51%) Selenium
6 5 (13.51%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.81%) Open Source
7 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) MySQL
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle
7 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical

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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (21.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (13.51%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) FinancialForce
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Big Data
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) Power BI
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
1 5 (13.51%) JIRA
1 5 (13.51%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) Zephyr
3 3 (8.11%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (8.11%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Administrator
2 4 (10.81%) Automation Test Lead
2 4 (10.81%) Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Data Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Configuration Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.41%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Procurement Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Governance Manager
5 1 (2.70%) P2P Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Project Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) EDI
2 1 (2.70%) EDIFACT
2 1 (2.70%) IDoc
2 1 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) CMDB
2 3 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.41%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Scenario Testing
2 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
3 5 (13.51%) ETL
3 5 (13.51%) Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
4 4 (10.81%) Case Management
4 4 (10.81%) Data Transformation
4 4 (10.81%) Open Source
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) E-Procurement
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineering
5 3 (8.11%) Test Planning
5 3 (8.11%) UML
5 3 (8.11%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) Python
2 5 (13.51%) VBScript
3 3 (8.11%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
4 1 (2.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) HNC
3 1 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (5.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) COSHH
3 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) SAP
2 5 (13.51%) Talend
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) Ariba
5 2 (5.41%) BMC
5 2 (5.41%) Tableau
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.70%) YouTube