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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 9 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 27 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.04% 3.90% 3.97%
As % of the Applications category 79.41% 20.00% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate
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£211 £450 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.05% +373.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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
34 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.64% 19.51% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 8
Average daily rate £210 £375 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £185 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.17 £12.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015, 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 34 (68.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (44.00%) Security Cleared
4 21 (42.00%) Windows 7
5 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 18 (36.00%) Windows XP
7 16 (32.00%) ITIL
7 16 (32.00%) Service Management
8 12 (24.00%) ITSM
9 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
10 10 (20.00%) VMware
10 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (18.00%) Cisco
11 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (16.00%) OVSD
12 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
12 8 (16.00%) HP
13 7 (14.00%) NetApp
13 7 (14.00%) Linux
13 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
13 7 (14.00%) Change Control
14 6 (12.00%) Capacity Management
14 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (12.00%) F5
14 6 (12.00%) CentOS
14 6 (12.00%) iSCSI
14 6 (12.00%) BIG-IP
14 6 (12.00%) Ubuntu

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (4.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Lync
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.00%) InDesign
3 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (12.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (6.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) ProC
1 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
1 4 (8.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Analyst
2 20 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 20 (40.00%) Service Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 4 (8.00%) Designer
5 4 (8.00%) Virtualisation Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Junior
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Incident Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Software Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Junior Support Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Creative Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (68.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (36.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.00%) Linux
6 6 (12.00%) Ubuntu
6 6 (12.00%) CentOS
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) ITIL
1 16 (32.00%) Service Management
2 12 (24.00%) ITSM
3 7 (14.00%) Change Control
4 6 (12.00%) Capacity Management
4 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.00%) Logistics
5 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) Project Management
6 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.00%) Workflow
7 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.00%) Change Management
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.00%) CRM
7 1 (2.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) C
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (6.00%) MCP
6 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) OVSD
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) VMware
3 9 (18.00%) Cisco
4 8 (16.00%) HP
5 7 (14.00%) NetApp
6 6 (12.00%) F5
7 4 (8.00%) Citrix
7 4 (8.00%) Adobe
8 2 (4.00%) SAP
8 2 (4.00%) Lotus
9 1 (2.00%) Remedy
9 1 (2.00%) BMC
9 1 (2.00%) Lumension
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
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