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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.61% 8.28% 3.35%
As % of the Applications category 15.79% 43.64% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate £406 £325 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +21.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £236 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £379 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 0
Average hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
19 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.22% 18.97% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 16
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £148 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £420 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 2
Average hourly rate £8.50 £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.25% +15.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

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 9 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) MS Office
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) Service Management
4 5 (35.71%) ITSM
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 3 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Remedy
6 3 (21.43%) BMC
6 3 (21.43%) MS Project
6 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (14.29%) e-Learning
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (14.29%) Power BI
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
1 1 (7.14%) Front Office
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) XSD
3 1 (7.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) e-Learning
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) ITSM
2 5 (35.71%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) BMC
2 3 (21.43%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau
3 1 (7.14%) VMware