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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 8 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 35 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.96% 8.88% 12.50%
As % of the Applications category 56.45% 34.09% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Average daily rate
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£225 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 - £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £198 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.64% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.90 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £18.30 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
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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
62 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 22.96% 26.04% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 9
Average daily rate £325 £200 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -37.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £175 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £300 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.17 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £18.20 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 29 (61.70%) Windows
2 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
3 25 (53.19%) Windows 7
4 24 (51.06%) MS Excel
5 19 (40.43%) Windows XP
6 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
6 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
7 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (23.40%) ITIL
8 10 (21.28%) Service Management
9 7 (14.89%) ITSM
10 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
10 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
10 6 (12.77%) C
10 6 (12.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (10.64%) MS Project
11 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
11 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
11 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
11 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
12 4 (8.51%) Google
13 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
13 3 (6.38%) Citrix
13 3 (6.38%) SLA
14 2 (4.26%) VMware
14 2 (4.26%) Project Management
14 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (4.26%) Acrobat
14 2 (4.26%) Cisco

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (51.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Project
3 2 (4.26%) Acrobat
3 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Broadband
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) Intranet
1 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) FrontPage
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Analyst
2 26 (55.32%) Service Analyst
2 26 (55.32%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (8.51%) Coordinator
4 4 (8.51%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (8.51%) Programme Coordinator
5 3 (6.38%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Designer
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Project Officer
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) XSLT
2 1 (2.13%) XHTML
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) iPad
3 1 (2.13%) iPhone
3 1 (2.13%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Windows 7
3 19 (40.43%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Service Management
3 7 (14.89%) ITSM
4 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.13%) Content Management
7 1 (2.13%) Logistics
7 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.13%) OO
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.13%) Migration
7 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) C
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Google
3 3 (6.38%) Citrix
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) Adobe
5 1 (2.13%) Dell KACE
5 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.13%) Dell
5 1 (2.13%) Remedy
5 1 (2.13%) BMC
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