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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 31 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 11.31% 8.93% 4.29%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 34.09% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £200 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -34.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £291 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.59 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -22.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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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
62 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 22.63% 26.19% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 12
Average daily rate £325 £200 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -37.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £300 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.17 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £18.20 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 (64.86%) MS Office
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 19 (51.35%) Windows
4 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
4 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
4 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
4 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
5 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (18.92%) C
6 7 (18.92%) ITIL
6 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
7 6 (16.22%) ITSM
7 6 (16.22%) Service Management
7 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
7 6 (16.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (13.51%) Finance
8 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (10.81%) CIMA
9 4 (10.81%) .NET
9 4 (10.81%) SAP
9 4 (10.81%) ACCA
9 4 (10.81%) IntelliMatch
10 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (8.11%) Project Management
10 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
11 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
11 2 (5.41%) Web Design
11 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (5.41%) Banking
11 2 (5.41%) SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (64.86%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) DTS
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) FrontPage
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Analyst
2 21 (56.76%) Service Analyst
2 21 (56.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) Change Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Change Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Process Manager
7 1 (2.70%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Risk Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.41%) Silverlight
2 2 (5.41%) jQuery
2 2 (5.41%) HTML5
2 2 (5.41%) CSS3
2 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Informatics
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
2 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Service Management
2 6 (16.22%) ITSM
3 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.41%) Web Design
4 2 (5.41%) Web Development
5 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Budget Control
5 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Line Management
5 1 (2.70%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) C
2 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (10.81%) ACCA
3 4 (10.81%) CIMA
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) BMC
3 1 (2.70%) Remedy
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Tableau