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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 18 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.42% 5.07% 3.46%
As % of the Applications category 33.96% 27.94% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 6
Average daily rate
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£288 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £115 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
- +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.52 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
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
53 68 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.02% 18.13% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 22
Average daily rate £225 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £115 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
Average hourly rate £18.52 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% -3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -3 11 £165 -58.75%
Kettering -1 1 £350 +16.66%
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 22 (61.11%) MS Office
3 15 (41.67%) Service Management
4 14 (38.89%) ITIL
4 14 (38.89%) Windows
4 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 12 (33.33%) ITSM
6 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
7 8 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
8 7 (19.44%) SQL
9 6 (16.67%) SDLC
10 5 (13.89%) Project Management
10 5 (13.89%) SLA
10 5 (13.89%) Finance
11 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
11 4 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (11.11%) BMC
11 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
11 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (11.11%) Remedy
11 4 (11.11%) VBA
11 4 (11.11%) .NET
11 4 (11.11%) MS Project
11 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
12 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
12 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
12 3 (8.33%) JavaScript

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (61.11%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Project
3 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) 3G
2 1 (2.78%) 2G
2 1 (2.78%) HSPA
2 1 (2.78%) 4G
2 1 (2.78%) GPRS
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) MS Access
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Front Office
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Service Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.56%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Project Officer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Radio Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) MI Developer
7 1 (2.78%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) XSD
4 1 (2.78%) XSL
4 1 (2.78%) JSF
4 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.78%) WCF
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.78%) CSS3
4 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.78%) JSP
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.78%) NHS
5 1 (2.78%) FMCG
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Service Management
2 14 (38.89%) ITIL
3 12 (33.33%) ITSM
4 6 (16.67%) SDLC
5 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Matrix Management
8 2 (5.56%) Workflow
8 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.56%) CRM
9 1 (2.78%) ERP
9 1 (2.78%) SOA
9 1 (2.78%) ETL
9 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
9 1 (2.78%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) VBA
3 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) C
4 2 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) VBScript
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) BMC
2 4 (11.11%) Remedy
3 2 (5.56%) McAfee
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Altiris
3 2 (5.56%) Lotus
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.78%) hybris
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau
4 1 (2.78%) Amdocs
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata
4 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix