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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 26 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.27% 2.49% 8.00%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 27.78% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Median daily rate £300 £200 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 11
Median hourly rate £11.17 - £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

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
27 18 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 9.82% 8.96% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 17
Median daily rate £300 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £411 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 11
Median hourly rate £11.17 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 - £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 - £17.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £16.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.86%

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
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 28 February 2017, 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 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
3 21 (60.00%) ITIL
4 20 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 16 (45.71%) Windows XP
5 16 (45.71%) Finance
5 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
6 13 (37.14%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
8 7 (20.00%) Release Management
9 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
9 6 (17.14%) Webroot
9 6 (17.14%) Service Management
9 6 (17.14%) ITSM
9 6 (17.14%) SAN
9 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
9 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
9 6 (17.14%) SQL
9 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
9 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
9 6 (17.14%) NAS
10 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (14.29%) Banking
10 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (11.43%) Logistics
11 4 (11.43%) Project Management

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 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (11.43%) MS Project
4 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) NAS
1 6 (17.14%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.86%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Service Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Support Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Customer Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Delivery Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Payments Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
2 16 (45.71%) Windows XP
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Release Management
3 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) ITSM
3 6 (17.14%) Service Management
4 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.43%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 4 (11.43%) Logistics
5 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.86%) Business Process Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) APMP
3 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.86%) MCITP
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Webroot
3 1 (2.86%) HP
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