The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 11 16 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.08% 6.19% 3.20%
As % of the Applications category 63.16% 54.55% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £125 £120 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -56.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £120 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £342 £325
% change year-on-year -0.58% +5.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.89% +26.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +17.85%  

MS Excel is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 19 11 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 15.97% 11.34% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Median daily rate £130 £160 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -41.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £445 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.89% +26.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Watford

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Watford

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Watford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Excel.

1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) WSO2
5 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Google
5 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (10.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) MuleSoft
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence

MS Excel
Top Related 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 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
1 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (10.00%) InDesign
3 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (5.00%) Camtasia
4 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) G Suite
1 2 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Field Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Field Support Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Creative Designer
3 2 (10.00%) HTML CSS Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) PowerPoint Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) e-Learning Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) CSS3
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) HTML5
1 2 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
1 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (10.00%) W3C
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.00%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Data Management
2 2 (10.00%) ERP
2 2 (10.00%) Multichannel Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.00%) Release Management
2 2 (10.00%) Scrum
2 2 (10.00%) SDLC
2 2 (10.00%) SOA
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Test Management
2 2 (10.00%) Typography
2 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) MuleSoft
2 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (10.00%) WSO2
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) iManage
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
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