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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.62% 5.01% 7.43%
As % of the Applications category 23.68% 40.00% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £143 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £429 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
38 45 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.08% 12.53% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 21
Average daily rate £210 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £133 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £425 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 2
Average hourly rate £10.84 £12.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.20 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £16.70 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -7 4 £300 -20.00% 3
Corby - 2 - -
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing MS Excel 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 Excel.

1 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) MS Office
3 11 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (30.30%) ITIL
5 9 (27.27%) Service Management
5 9 (27.27%) Finance
6 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
6 7 (21.21%) Project Management
6 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) SLA
7 6 (18.18%) ITSM
8 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (12.12%) C
9 4 (12.12%) MS Project
9 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.09%) Change Management
10 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
10 3 (9.09%) VMware
10 3 (9.09%) MS Project Server
10 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
10 3 (9.09%) VBA
10 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
10 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
10 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (9.09%) Windows 7

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing MS Excel 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 Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) MS Project Server
2 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (12.12%) MS Project
4 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.03%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DHCP
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) 3G
2 1 (3.03%) MPLS
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) 2G
2 1 (3.03%) VLAN
2 1 (3.03%) HSPA
2 1 (3.03%) 4G
2 1 (3.03%) HSRP
2 1 (3.03%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) GPRS
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MS Access
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Project Officer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Cost Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Change Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Deployment Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) JSP
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) JSF
2 1 (3.03%) ISPF
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Kindle
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) HPUX
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Service Management
3 7 (21.21%) Project Management
4 6 (18.18%) ITSM
5 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
8 2 (6.06%) Matrix Management
8 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.06%) Workflow
8 2 (6.06%) Information Management
8 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C
2 3 (9.09%) VBA
3 2 (6.06%) VBScript
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) ACCA
5 1 (3.03%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Control-M
2 1 (3.03%) CA Endevor
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Remedy
3 2 (6.06%) McAfee
3 2 (6.06%) Altiris
3 2 (6.06%) BMC
3 2 (6.06%) Lotus
4 1 (3.03%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.03%) Sun
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.03%) hybris
4 1 (3.03%) Perforce
4 1 (3.03%) Amdocs