The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.87% 4.85% 3.86%
As % of the Applications category 43.75% 24.44% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £375 £417 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +4.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.60 - £10.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 - £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 - £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
48 45 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.41% 19.82% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 29
Average daily rate £363 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.25 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £57.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Excel
East Midlands

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 14 £410 -3.52% 1
Brackley - - - -
Daventry - - - -
Kettering - - - - 1
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) Finance
3 10 (28.57%) MS Office
4 8 (22.86%) Banking
5 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (14.29%) Windows
7 5 (14.29%) .NET
8 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.43%) MS Project
8 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
8 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
8 4 (11.43%) Retail
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
9 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
9 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
9 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (8.57%) Project Management
9 3 (8.57%) C#
9 3 (8.57%) VB
9 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.57%) ITIL
9 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.57%) MS Access
9 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
9 3 (8.57%) EAI
10 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) SAS
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Lync
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Office
2 6 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (11.43%) MS Project
4 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
6 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (2.86%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MS Access
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) DTS
4 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.71%) Local Government
5 2 (5.71%) Legal
6 1 (2.86%) Advertising
6 1 (2.86%) Publishing
6 1 (2.86%) Law
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) MI Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) DBA
6 1 (2.86%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.86%) Statistics
3 1 (2.86%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Scrum
2 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
2 3 (8.57%) EAI
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
2 3 (8.57%) Project Management
2 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (5.71%) CRM
3 2 (5.71%) ERP
3 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Workflow
3 2 (5.71%) Validation
3 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.86%) Service Management
4 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.86%) OpenUP
4 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
2 3 (8.57%) VB
3 2 (5.71%) VBScript
3 2 (5.71%) VBA
4 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CIPD
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix
2 1 (2.86%) BMC
2 1 (2.86%) Remedy
2 1 (2.86%) Teradata
2 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago