The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office 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 Office over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 28 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 18 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 7.29% 0.57% 8.06%
As % of the Applications category 34.62% 4.35% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£250 - £238
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 - £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £240 £252
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £13.55 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.28 £14.00 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.28 £13.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.85%
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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
52 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 21.05% 13.14% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 11
Average daily rate £401 £200 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.62% -34.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £322 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.00 £17.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Northampton region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Northampton region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing MS Office 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 Office.

1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
4 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
4 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
5 6 (23.08%) MS Project
5 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
6 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
6 5 (19.23%) SLA
6 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
6 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) Google
7 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (11.54%) Service Management
8 3 (11.54%) Citrix
8 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
9 2 (7.69%) Cisco
9 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
9 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
9 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
9 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
9 2 (7.69%) ITIL
9 2 (7.69%) Change Management
9 2 (7.69%) Finance
9 2 (7.69%) VMware
9 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing MS Office 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 Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Project
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Broadband
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) DTS
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Coordinator
4 4 (15.38%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (15.38%) Programme Coordinator
5 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (7.69%) Project Officer
6 2 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.85%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
3 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
2 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) Information Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Logistics
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Google
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.85%) Dell KACE
5 1 (3.85%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
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