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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.38% 10.70% 5.21%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 72.22% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £110 £229 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.85% -46.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £289 £291 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +29.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 7
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
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
10 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.61% 14.81% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 8
Median daily rate £166 £250 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.50% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £133 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £418 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 8
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +72.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 24 May 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Management
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Android
3 4 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) 3G
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared

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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) 2G
2 1 (12.50%) 3G
2 1 (12.50%) 4G
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) APMP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware