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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 15 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.81% 3.23% 3.45%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 23.81% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
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£300 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.94
% change year-on-year
- -6.29%
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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
50 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.03% 13.55% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 11
Average daily rate £365 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £139 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £10.52 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £14.50 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 24 (58.54%) MS Office
2 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
3 19 (46.34%) Windows
4 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
4 12 (29.27%) Finance
4 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
4 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
4 12 (29.27%) Windows 7
5 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
6 9 (21.95%) ITIL
7 8 (19.51%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (17.07%) C
9 6 (14.63%) Project Management
9 6 (14.63%) Service Management
9 6 (14.63%) ITSM
9 6 (14.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (12.20%) IntelliMatch
10 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.20%) CIMA
10 5 (12.20%) ACCA
10 5 (12.20%) SAP
11 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
11 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
11 4 (9.76%) Banking
11 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (7.32%) MS Project Server
12 3 (7.32%) .NET
12 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
13 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (7.32%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.44%) Lync
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (58.54%) MS Office
2 8 (19.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) VoIP
1 2 (4.88%) WAN
1 2 (4.88%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) MPLS
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) VLAN
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) HSRP
2 1 (2.44%) DHCP
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) FrontPage
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.44%) Ant
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Analyst
2 21 (51.22%) Service Analyst
2 21 (51.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (12.20%) Change Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Change Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Project Support Officer
7 1 (2.44%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Risk Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Project Officer
7 1 (2.44%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.88%) Silverlight
2 2 (4.88%) jQuery
2 2 (4.88%) HTML5
2 2 (4.88%) CSS3
2 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Informatics
3 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
2 12 (29.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) UNIX
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) AIX
4 1 (2.44%) HPUX
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) ITSM
2 6 (14.63%) Project Management
2 6 (14.63%) Service Management
3 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.88%) Web Design
5 2 (4.88%) Information Management
5 2 (4.88%) Web Development
5 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.44%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Line Management
6 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.44%) People Management
6 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) C
2 2 (4.88%) C#
2 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) VBScript
3 1 (2.44%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) REXX
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
1 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (12.20%) ACCA
3 5 (12.20%) CIMA
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
1 1 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Control-M
1 1 (2.44%) CA Endevor
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) Sun
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) BMC
4 1 (2.44%) Remedy
4 1 (2.44%) Perforce