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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 24 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 8.54% 5.99% 3.11%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 43.24% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 3
Median daily rate £475 £250 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -31.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £8.50 £18.52 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.10% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -7.81%
MS Excel
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
36 37 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.81% 13.86% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 23
Median daily rate £370 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Median hourly rate £10.50 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.30% +15.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.26 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £18.52 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016, 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 15 (50.00%) ITIL
4 13 (43.33%) VMware
5 12 (40.00%) SQL
5 12 (40.00%) Dell
5 12 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (40.00%) Boomi
5 12 (40.00%) Power BI
5 12 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (36.67%) Windows
6 11 (36.67%) MS Office
7 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (23.33%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
9 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
9 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
9 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
10 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Boomi
2 5 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (40.00%) Power BI
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Architect
1 8 (26.67%) Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Integration Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.67%) SSIS Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Power BI Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.67%) ETL Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) BYOD
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 12 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
4 7 (23.33%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) ETL
5 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.67%) SOA
6 4 (13.33%) Coaching
6 4 (13.33%) Database Optimisation
6 4 (13.33%) MVC
6 4 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) VMware
3 12 (40.00%) Dell
4 5 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Apple
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) Webroot