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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.20% 6.34% 4.05%
As % of the Applications category 17.14% 30.23% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.51 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.24%
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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
35 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.82% 20.98% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 7
Average daily rate £210 £400 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% -12.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £185 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.17 £12.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) MS Office
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Service Management
4 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
5 6 (26.09%) Project Management
5 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
7 4 (17.39%) ITSM
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
8 3 (13.04%) MS Project Server
8 3 (13.04%) MS Project
8 3 (13.04%) SLA
8 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
8 3 (13.04%) C
9 2 (8.70%) HTML
9 2 (8.70%) Java
9 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
9 2 (8.70%) VBA
9 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
9 2 (8.70%) UNIX
9 2 (8.70%) Linux
9 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.70%) Citrix

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (13.04%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) MPLS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) VLAN
1 1 (4.35%) HSRP
1 1 (4.35%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
2 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) Service Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Project Officer
5 2 (8.70%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (4.35%) Access Developer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Deskside Support
6 1 (4.35%) Deskside Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Deskside Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Project Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) JSP
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) JSF
2 1 (4.35%) ISPF
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) HPUX
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Service Management
3 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) ITSM
5 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Information Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.35%) BPR
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) REXX
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Control-M
1 1 (4.35%) CA Endevor
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) hybris
3 1 (4.35%) BMC
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) IBM