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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 24 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 8.36% 4.76% 1.16%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 20.00% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Average daily rate
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£188 £363 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.27% +281.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £256
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.01 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.54%
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
36 50 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.54% 23.81% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 11
Average daily rate £193 £400 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.87% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £463 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.52 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
3 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
4 23 (43.40%) SC Cleared
5 22 (41.51%) Windows 7
6 21 (39.62%) Service Management
7 20 (37.74%) ITIL
8 19 (35.85%) Windows XP
9 17 (32.08%) ITSM
10 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
11 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
12 9 (16.98%) VMware
13 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (15.09%) Cisco
13 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
13 8 (15.09%) HP
13 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (15.09%) OVSD
14 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
14 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (13.21%) Change Control
14 7 (13.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (13.21%) NetApp
14 7 (13.21%) Linux
15 6 (11.32%) NFS
15 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (11.32%) F5
15 6 (11.32%) Capacity Management
15 6 (11.32%) iSCSI

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.77%) IBM Notes
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) Lync
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.77%) InDesign
3 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) BIG-IP
1 6 (11.32%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.77%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) ProC
General
1 4 (7.55%) Marketing
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Military
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Analyst
2 22 (41.51%) Service Desk Analyst
2 22 (41.51%) Service Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (9.43%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 4 (7.55%) Virtualisation Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Designer
5 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Junior
7 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) Incident Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Junior Support Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) Creative Designer
8 1 (1.89%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 22 (41.51%) Windows 7
3 19 (35.85%) Windows XP
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.21%) Linux
6 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
6 6 (11.32%) CentOS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Service Management
2 20 (37.74%) ITIL
3 17 (32.08%) ITSM
4 7 (13.21%) Change Control
5 6 (11.32%) Capacity Management
5 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.55%) SDLC
6 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.66%) Logistics
7 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.77%) Matrix Management
9 1 (1.89%) Time Management
9 1 (1.89%) OpenUP
9 1 (1.89%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) C
3 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
2 23 (43.40%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
4 7 (13.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.77%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) OVSD
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) VMware
3 8 (15.09%) Cisco
3 8 (15.09%) HP
4 7 (13.21%) NetApp
5 6 (11.32%) F5
6 4 (7.55%) Adobe
7 3 (5.66%) Citrix
7 3 (5.66%) BMC
7 3 (5.66%) Remedy
8 2 (3.77%) Lotus
8 2 (3.77%) SAP
9 1 (1.89%) Lumension
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