Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 22 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 28 30
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 17 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.90% 4.86% 2.44%
As % of the Applications category 51.52% 50.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Watford median daily rate £200 £290 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +30.34% +20.27%
10th Percentile £169 £193 £210
90th Percentile £221 £449 £237
Hertfordshire median daily rate £203 £375 £330
% change year-on-year -46.00% +13.64% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Watford median hourly rate £17.25 £14.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.95% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £10.04
% change year-on-year +22.03% +46.99% -49.83%

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 Watford with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 33 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.57% 9.72% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 5
Watford median daily rate £400 £388 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +72.22% -35.71%
10th Percentile £163 £167 £174
90th Percentile £588 £431 £473
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £375 £343
% change year-on-year -20.00% +9.49% +3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Watford median hourly rate £17.25 £14.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.95% +9.26% -88.26%
10th Percentile £16.50 £13.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £18.50 £16.08 £20.40
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year -30.00% +47.63% -9.68%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Watford

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Watford

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Watford region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (41.18%) Analytics
3 6 (35.29%) Marketing
4 5 (29.41%) Content Management
4 5 (29.41%) Time Management
4 5 (29.41%) SEO
4 5 (29.41%) CMS
4 5 (29.41%) Adobe
4 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
4 5 (29.41%) DNA
4 5 (29.41%) User Experience
4 5 (29.41%) Digital Content Management
4 5 (29.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (29.41%) A/B Testing
5 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Resource Management
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (17.65%) Ariba
6 3 (17.65%) SAP
6 3 (17.65%) iManage
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (11.76%) PMO

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 5 (29.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (29.41%) CMS
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Confluence
4 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) Orchard Housing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (35.29%) Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) French Language
3 1 (5.88%) German Language
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Content Editor
2 5 (29.41%) Digital Content Editor
2 5 (29.41%) Digital Editor
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Project Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Business Improvement Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Analytics
2 5 (29.41%) A/B Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Content Management
2 5 (29.41%) Digital Content Management
2 5 (29.41%) DNA
2 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 5 (29.41%) SEO
2 5 (29.41%) Time Management
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Resource Management
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Active Listening
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (11.76%) Document Management
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) System Testing
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Adobe
2 3 (17.65%) Ariba
2 3 (17.65%) iManage
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Orchard