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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.78% 5.34% 4.31%
As % of the Applications category 30.36% 41.18% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £375 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.67 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.24% -8.31%
Applications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
56 34 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.73% 12.98% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 36
Average daily rate £375 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +16.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £342 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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 +1 13 £388 - 8
Daventry - 1 - - 1
Kettering - 1 £300 - 1
Towcester - - - -
Brackley - - - - 4
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) Finance
3 11 (28.95%) MS Office
4 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
5 8 (21.05%) Windows
5 8 (21.05%) SQL
6 7 (18.42%) MS Visio
6 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
7 6 (15.79%) Banking
7 6 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.16%) CISA
8 5 (13.16%) CISM
8 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
8 5 (13.16%) Lean Six Sigma
8 5 (13.16%) MS Access
8 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
8 5 (13.16%) Six Sigma
8 5 (13.16%) CISSP
8 5 (13.16%) CRISC
9 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.53%) SAS
9 4 (10.53%) MS Project
9 4 (10.53%) Degree
9 4 (10.53%) Migration
9 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
9 4 (10.53%) Scrum
9 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
10 3 (7.89%) Project Planning

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) SAS
3 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
2 7 (18.42%) MS Visio
3 6 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (10.53%) MS Project
5 2 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (2.63%) AutoCAD
6 1 (2.63%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
1 2 (5.26%) Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
1 5 (13.16%) MS Access
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) DTS
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) Toad
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
1 1 (2.63%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Risk Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Information Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Information Risk Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.26%) DBA
5 2 (5.26%) MI Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.63%) Informatics
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
2 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
3 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.16%) Six Sigma
3 5 (13.16%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
4 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 4 (10.53%) Scrum
4 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) EAI
5 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Validation
7 1 (2.63%) Workflow
7 1 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.63%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) VB
3 2 (5.26%) VBScript
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) CISSP
1 5 (13.16%) CISA
1 5 (13.16%) CISM
1 5 (13.16%) CRISC
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.26%) QiCA
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) RACF
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Remedy
3 2 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (2.63%) NetApp
4 1 (2.63%) Lotus
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) AppSense
4 1 (2.63%) Teradata
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
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