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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 31 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 15 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.90% 2.13% 6.62%
As % of the Applications category 46.88% 26.92% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 11
Median daily rate £300 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £259 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £408 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 11
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 - £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +17.85%

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
32 26 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.31% 7.90% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 25
Median daily rate £300 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £408 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 15
Median hourly rate £12.84 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £16.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.86%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 11 £300 -25.00% 1
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 48 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 23 (44.23%) ITIL
4 22 (42.31%) MS Office
4 22 (42.31%) SQL
5 19 (36.54%) Windows
6 17 (32.69%) Finance
7 16 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (26.92%) Power BI
10 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (21.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
12 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
12 9 (17.31%) Coaching
12 9 (17.31%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (15.38%) Dell
13 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
13 8 (15.38%) Boomi
13 8 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
13 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
14 7 (13.46%) Continuous Deployment
14 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (13.46%) Functional Testing

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 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (42.31%) MS Office
2 6 (11.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Boomi
2 3 (5.77%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) NAS
1 6 (11.54%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) 3G
2 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (26.92%) Power BI
4 11 (21.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Power View
8 6 (11.54%) PowerPivot
9 1 (1.92%) MS Access
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Consultant
2 8 (15.38%) Integration Consultant
3 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 6 (11.54%) Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Applications Support
5 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Designer
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) SSIS Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) .NET
1 6 (11.54%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
3 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) ITIL
2 15 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (17.31%) Coaching
4 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
5 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (13.46%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (13.46%) Functional Testing
6 7 (13.46%) Regression Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (11.54%) ITSM
7 6 (11.54%) Release Management
7 6 (11.54%) Service Management
7 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
8 4 (7.69%) Analytics
8 4 (7.69%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.85%) VBA
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (9.62%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCITP
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Dell
3 7 (13.46%) VMware
4 6 (11.54%) Webroot
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) Samsung