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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 34 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.15% 5.88% 3.94%
As % of the Applications category 68.00% 42.86% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 7
Median daily rate £408 £350 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% +89.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £8.50 £18.52 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.10% +61.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.80
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -8.24%
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
50 56 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.99% 13.73% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 31
Median daily rate £390 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £213 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 5
Median hourly rate £10.50 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.30% +15.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £18.52 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +2 25 £475 +90.00% 2
Kettering 0 3 £160 -54.28% 1
Corby - 1 £390 - 1
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
3 18 (42.86%) ITIL
4 17 (40.48%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (40.48%) Power BI
5 16 (38.10%) Windows
5 16 (38.10%) VMware
5 16 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (38.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (35.71%) MS Office
6 15 (35.71%) SQL
6 15 (35.71%) Dell
7 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (33.33%) Boomi
8 13 (30.95%) Continuous Deployment
8 13 (30.95%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
9 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
10 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
12 8 (19.05%) Functional Testing
12 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
12 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
13 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
13 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

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 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (33.33%) Boomi
2 5 (11.90%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
1 2 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) NAS
2 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) VPN
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (40.48%) Power BI
3 16 (38.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (30.95%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (2.38%) DTS
8 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.90%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Consultant
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Architect
2 9 (21.43%) Integration Consultant
3 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.90%) IT Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) SSIS Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Data Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Power BI Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Report Writer
7 3 (7.14%) SSRS Report Writer
8 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) BYOD
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) Android
7 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) ITIL
2 17 (40.48%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (30.95%) Continuous Deployment
5 9 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Functional Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.90%) Coaching
8 5 (11.90%) ETL
8 5 (11.90%) MVC
8 5 (11.90%) SDLC
8 5 (11.90%) SOA
9 4 (9.52%) Database Optimisation
9 4 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) Data Quality
2 4 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (38.10%) VMware
3 15 (35.71%) Dell
4 5 (11.90%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Apple
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Remedy
5 1 (2.38%) Webroot