The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 28 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.81% 5.05% 9.03%
As % of the Applications category 13.33% 36.67% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Applications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
30 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 13.57% 13.76% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 10
Average daily rate £210 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £200 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £443 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Average hourly rate £10.35 £12.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.06 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.39% -2.83%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) MS Office
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) Service Management
4 6 (27.27%) Project Management
5 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
7 3 (13.64%) MS Project Server
7 3 (13.64%) MS Project
7 3 (13.64%) C
7 3 (13.64%) SLA
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (13.64%) ITSM
8 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
8 2 (9.09%) UNIX
8 2 (9.09%) Linux
8 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
8 2 (9.09%) HTML
8 2 (9.09%) Java
8 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 2 (9.09%) VBA
8 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.55%) Lync
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (13.64%) MS Project
4 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.55%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) MPLS
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) VLAN
1 1 (4.55%) HSRP
1 1 (4.55%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Ant
2 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Change Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Deployment Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Access Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) JSP
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) JSF
2 1 (4.55%) ISPF
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) HPUX
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITSM
4 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.09%) Information Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.55%) BPR
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) VBA
3 1 (4.55%) REXX
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) ACCA
5 1 (4.55%) CIMA
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Control-M
1 1 (4.55%) CA Endevor
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) hybris
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) BMC
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy
3 1 (4.55%) Perforce
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) IBM