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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 9 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 27 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 11.20% 5.31% 8.70%
As % of the Applications category 72.97% 40.74% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£229 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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
37 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 15.35% 13.04% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
Average daily rate £250 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% -2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £325 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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
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 22 May 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 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
3 26 (49.06%) Windows 7
4 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
5 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
5 21 (39.62%) Windows XP
6 19 (35.85%) MS Excel
7 15 (28.30%) ITIL
8 13 (24.53%) Service Management
9 10 (18.87%) ITSM
10 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (13.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
11 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
11 7 (13.21%) C
12 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
12 6 (11.32%) VMware
13 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (9.43%) Cisco
13 5 (9.43%) LAN
13 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
13 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (7.55%) Citrix
14 4 (7.55%) Change Management
14 4 (7.55%) Finance
15 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
15 3 (5.66%) IP Telephony
15 3 (5.66%) OVSD
15 3 (5.66%) NetApp
15 3 (5.66%) HP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) LAN
2 3 (5.66%) IP Telephony
3 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.77%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Analyst
2 30 (56.60%) Service Analyst
2 30 (56.60%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (26.42%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (11.32%) Desktop Support
5 2 (3.77%) Virtualisation Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (3.77%) Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Junior
5 2 (3.77%) Incident Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (1.89%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Software Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 26 (49.06%) Windows 7
3 21 (39.62%) Windows XP
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.66%) Linux
6 2 (3.77%) CentOS
6 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.89%) UNIX
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) ITIL
2 13 (24.53%) Service Management
3 10 (18.87%) ITSM
4 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.55%) Change Management
6 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.66%) Change Control
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.77%) Matrix Management
7 2 (3.77%) Project Management
7 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Logistics
8 1 (1.89%) Workflow
8 1 (1.89%) Migration
8 1 (1.89%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.89%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.89%) CRM
8 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) C
2 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
2 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) MCP
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.89%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) OVSD
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Cisco
4 4 (7.55%) Citrix
5 3 (5.66%) NetApp
5 3 (5.66%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) F5
6 2 (3.77%) SAP
6 2 (3.77%) Lotus
7 1 (1.89%) Remedy
7 1 (1.89%) BMC
7 1 (1.89%) Lumension
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