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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.37% 7.98% 3.43%
As % of the Applications category 24.14% 47.22% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 5
Average daily rate £363 £325 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +38.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £226 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 0
Average hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
29 72 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.83% 16.90% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 23
Average daily rate £300 £325 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £134 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £416 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 4
Average hourly rate £8.50 £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.25% +15.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 3 £406 +25.00% 5
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) MS Office
3 10 (40.00%) ITIL
4 9 (36.00%) Windows
4 9 (36.00%) Service Management
5 7 (28.00%) ITSM
5 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (24.00%) .NET
6 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
8 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.00%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) BMC
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (16.00%) Remedy
8 4 (16.00%) C#
9 3 (12.00%) VBA
9 3 (12.00%) MS Project
9 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
9 3 (12.00%) CRM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Project
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.00%) Power BI
5 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.00%) QlikView
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Front Office
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.00%) Classic ASP
3 2 (8.00%) RESTful
3 2 (8.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) WSDL
4 1 (4.00%) XSD
4 1 (4.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) e-Learning
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Service Management
3 7 (28.00%) ITSM
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) CRM
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) ETL
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Workflow
8 1 (4.00%) Migration
8 1 (4.00%) MVC
8 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) VBA
4 2 (8.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.00%) VB6
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (8.00%) HND
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Control-M
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) BMC
2 4 (16.00%) Remedy
3 3 (12.00%) Tableau
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Cognos
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) Google
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica
5 1 (4.00%) Teradata