Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Spreadsheet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spreadsheet over the 6 months to 18 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.

Spreadsheets
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 92 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +17
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 8 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.52% 0.36% 0.71%
As % of the Applications category 4.42% 3.21% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -29.41% -
East of England median daily rate £325 £250 £300
% change year-on-year +30.00% -16.67% +71.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £10.90 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.45% +21.06% -60.00%
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £11.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year +63.64% +22.22% -14.29%

Spreadsheet 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 181 156 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.71% 11.10% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 70 73
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - -
10th Percentile £132 £130 £161
90th Percentile £585 £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 35 55
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.25 £28.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +111.11% -15.63%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.10 £9.00
90th Percentile £44.80 £53.25 £38.40
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -9.09%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in Hertfordshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Hertfordshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Hertfordshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Spreadsheet in Hertfordshire

Spreadsheet
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 Spreadsheet within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Watford - 3 - -
Hatfield -3 2 £313 -30.56%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Ariba
3 3 (37.50%) CA
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) ISMS
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) IFS
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Data Entry
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) VBA
5 1 (12.50%) Billing
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (12.50%) QA

Spreadsheet
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:

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Information Officer
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Officer
1 3 (37.50%) Security Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) ISMS
1 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Data Entry
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Ariba
2 3 (37.50%) CA
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) IFS