The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 38 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.87% 4.69% 4.75%
As % of the Applications category 41.18% 36.00% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £256 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £168 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £342 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 7
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
MS Excel
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Applications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.55% 13.02% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 11
Median daily rate £225 £250 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -31.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £146 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 22 10
Median hourly rate - £16.83 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Northamptonshire region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Northamptonshire region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 4 £211 -23.18% 6
Kettering - 1 £288 - 2
Wellingborough - 1 - -
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) MS Office
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Power BI
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Cognos
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) VB
6 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) NHS
6 2 (15.38%) Legal
6 2 (15.38%) Advertising

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Power BI
2 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) QlikView
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) DTS
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
3 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Campaign Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Email Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Online Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) VB
2 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) VB6
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) HND
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cognos
2 2 (15.38%) Tableau
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) SAP