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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 25 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.99% 1.49% 7.05%
As % of the Applications category 37.93% 15.79% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Median daily rate £300 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £400 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 - £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 - £17.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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
29 19 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.51% 9.45% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 17
Median daily rate £300 £305 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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 35 (94.59%) Microsoft
2 20 (54.05%) ITIL
3 19 (51.35%) MS Office
4 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
5 15 (40.54%) SQL
5 15 (40.54%) Windows
6 13 (35.14%) Finance
7 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (27.03%) Power BI
8 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
10 8 (21.62%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
10 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
12 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
12 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
12 6 (16.22%) Coaching
12 6 (16.22%) Boomi
12 6 (16.22%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (16.22%) Webroot
12 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
12 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (16.22%) NAS

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 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (51.35%) MS Office
2 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Boomi
2 3 (8.11%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) NAS
1 6 (16.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) 3G
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (27.03%) Power BI
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Power View
6 4 (10.81%) PowerPivot
7 1 (2.70%) MS Access
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Integration Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Service Desk Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.81%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) SSIS Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Designer
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) D3.js
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
3 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) Coaching
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
5 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
5 6 (16.22%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (13.51%) ITSM
6 5 (13.51%) Release Management
6 5 (13.51%) Service Management
7 4 (10.81%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (10.81%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
8 3 (8.11%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) VBA
4 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Dell
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
2 6 (16.22%) Webroot
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle