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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 24 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 6.98% 3.65% 10.23%
As % of the Applications category 43.64% 42.11% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 6
Median daily rate £300 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £400 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -21.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
55 19 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 15.99% 8.68% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 23
Median daily rate £313 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 14
Median hourly rate £12.38 £10.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% -21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £10.32 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 24 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 22 (55.00%) MS Excel
4 22 (55.00%) ITIL
4 22 (55.00%) Windows XP
5 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
7 12 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (25.00%) Finance
9 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (17.50%) SAN
10 7 (17.50%) NAS
10 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (17.50%) Webroot
11 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
11 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
12 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
12 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (12.50%) Banking
12 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
12 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 4 (10.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
13 4 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
13 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
13 4 (10.00%) SCCM
13 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (10.00%) APMP

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 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) IBM Blueworks
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) NAS
1 7 (17.50%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.00%) LAN
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) WAN
2 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.50%) 3G
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Analyst
2 15 (37.50%) Service Analyst
3 14 (35.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) IT Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Customer Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Delivery Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Junior
9 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) BYOD
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 24 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 22 (55.00%) Windows XP
4 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 4 (10.00%) Logistics
4 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) ITSM
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.50%) Release Management
7 1 (2.50%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
1 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) APMP
3 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.50%) MCITP
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) OVSD
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Webroot
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Remedy