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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 28 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 5.69% 3.45% 9.13%
As % of the Applications category 24.00% 35.29% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £200 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £364 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -6.25%
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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
50 17 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 23.70% 9.77% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 30
Average daily rate £400 £200 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -41.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £466 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (24.00%) MS Office
3 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (24.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Banking
4 5 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (20.00%) CRISC
4 5 (20.00%) CISSP
4 5 (20.00%) MS Access
4 5 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) CISA
4 5 (20.00%) CISM
4 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) UNIX
6 3 (12.00%) MS Project
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) RACF
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (12.00%) SAS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
1 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.00%) MS Project
3 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) DTS
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
1 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Information Risk Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Risk Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) MI Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) DBA
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.00%) Information Management
6 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CISA
1 5 (20.00%) CISM
1 5 (20.00%) CISSP
1 5 (20.00%) CRISC
2 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (8.00%) QiCA
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) RACF
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) BMC
3 1 (4.00%) Remedy
3 1 (4.00%) AppSense
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau