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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 16 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 6.48% 8.36% 4.76%
As % of the Applications category 48.48% 66.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
Median daily rate £150 £188 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -48.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £112 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £407 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Median hourly rate £11.17 £15.01 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -6.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
MS Office
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
33 36 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 13.36% 12.54% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 30
Median daily rate £390 £193 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.59% -51.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £113 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £407 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £10.84 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +15.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.39%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office 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 Office.

1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
3 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) Windows XP
5 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 9 (47.37%) ITIL
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (21.05%) Service Management
10 3 (15.79%) ITSM
10 3 (15.79%) VMware
10 3 (15.79%) Office 365
10 3 (15.79%) SCCM
10 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
10 3 (15.79%) LAN
10 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.79%) SLA
11 2 (10.53%) HP
11 2 (10.53%) WAN
11 2 (10.53%) SAN
11 2 (10.53%) Remedy
11 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
11 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
11 2 (10.53%) Android
11 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony

MS Office
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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Service Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.26%) BYOD
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
3 11 (57.89%) Windows XP
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Android
7 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITSM
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) OVSD
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Webroot