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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 5.92% 6.93% 7.14%
As % of the Applications category 40.48% 50.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate
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£248 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.63% -3.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
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
42 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 14.63% 13.86% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 8
Average daily rate £245 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.24% -3.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.80 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 26 (59.09%) MS Office
2 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
3 17 (38.64%) Windows
4 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (31.82%) ITIL
6 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
7 11 (25.00%) Finance
7 11 (25.00%) Service Management
8 10 (22.73%) Windows XP
8 10 (22.73%) C
8 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
9 9 (20.45%) ITSM
9 9 (20.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (15.91%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (15.91%) Project Management
11 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
12 4 (9.09%) SAP
12 4 (9.09%) ACCA
12 4 (9.09%) CIMA
12 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (9.09%) IntelliMatch
13 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (6.82%) Banking
13 3 (6.82%) MS Project Server
13 3 (6.82%) SLA
13 3 (6.82%) HTML
13 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
13 3 (6.82%) SQL Server

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (6.82%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.27%) Lync
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (59.09%) MS Office
2 7 (15.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.55%) MS Project
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.27%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) VoIP
1 2 (4.55%) WAN
1 2 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) MPLS
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Wireless
2 1 (2.27%) VLAN
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) HSRP
2 1 (2.27%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) SSL
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) FrontPage
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Ant
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Analyst
2 21 (47.73%) Service Analyst
2 21 (47.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (9.09%) Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Change Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Incident Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Change Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Deployment Team Leader
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Project Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Project Officer
6 1 (2.27%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.27%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) jQuery
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) JSP
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) JSF
3 1 (2.27%) ISPF
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.27%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.27%) HTML5
3 1 (2.27%) CSS3
3 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Informatics
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Windows XP
2 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) UNIX
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) AIX
4 1 (2.27%) HPUX
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Service Management
3 9 (20.45%) ITSM
4 7 (15.91%) Project Management
5 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.55%) Information Management
7 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.55%) Change Management
7 2 (4.55%) Matrix Management
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.27%) Web Development
8 1 (2.27%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) C
2 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) VBA
3 2 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) REXX
4 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) VBScript
4 1 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (9.09%) ACCA
4 4 (9.09%) CIMA
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Control-M
1 1 (2.27%) CA Endevor
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) hybris
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe
4 1 (2.27%) Sun
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) BMC
4 1 (2.27%) Remedy
4 1 (2.27%) Perforce