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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 9.16% 4.37% 4.39%
As % of the Applications category 49.02% 20.00% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £268 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.49% -36.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.88 £10.17 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -5.72%
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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
51 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 18.68% 21.86% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 14
Average daily rate £325 £300 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -23.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £550 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
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 January 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 23 (65.71%) MS Office
2 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 16 (45.71%) Windows
4 12 (34.29%) Windows XP
4 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
4 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
4 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
5 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 7 (20.00%) ITIL
6 7 (20.00%) C
7 6 (17.14%) ITSM
7 6 (17.14%) Service Management
7 6 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (17.14%) Finance
7 6 (17.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (14.29%) IntelliMatch
8 5 (14.29%) CIMA
8 5 (14.29%) ACCA
8 5 (14.29%) SAP
9 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
10 3 (8.57%) .NET
10 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
10 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (5.71%) CSS3
11 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (5.71%) HTML5
11 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (65.71%) MS Office
2 6 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.86%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) FrontPage
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Analyst
2 21 (60.00%) Service Analyst
2 21 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (14.29%) Change Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Change Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Process Manager
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Risk Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) CSS3
2 2 (5.71%) HTML5
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.71%) Silverlight
2 2 (5.71%) jQuery
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.86%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows XP
2 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) ITSM
2 6 (17.14%) Service Management
3 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
3 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.71%) Web Design
4 2 (5.71%) Web Development
4 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.86%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.86%) Line Management
5 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.86%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) C
2 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (14.29%) CIMA
3 5 (14.29%) ACCA
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Tableau
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