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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 20 31
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.40% 2.22% 0.63%
As % of the Applications category 53.85% 30.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £170 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.76% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +3.17% -3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -3.12% +16.36%  

Microsoft 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 13 10 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 8.18% 7.41% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Median daily rate £325 £120 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +170.83% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 25 June 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 7 (53.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (38.46%) Data Management
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (23.08%) Google
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) iManage
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (15.38%) MuleSoft
5 2 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) G Suite
5 2 (15.38%) WSO2
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
5 2 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Logistics

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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) G Suite
2 1 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Project Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Change Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) iManage
3 2 (15.38%) MuleSoft
3 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
3 2 (15.38%) WSO2
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) Ariba
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago