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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 35 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.88% 1.92% 6.52%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 26.09% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 14
Average daily rate
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£185 £200 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £364 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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
56 23 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.51% 7.35% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 30
Average daily rate £344 £200 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -45.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.60 £29.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +3 6 £293 +46.25% 8
Daventry - 1 - -
Kettering - 1 £300 - 1
Towcester - - - -
Brackley - - - - 2
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) MS Office
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
4 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle
4 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 5 (14.71%) CRISC
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (14.71%) MS Access
5 5 (14.71%) ITIL
5 5 (14.71%) CISSP
5 5 (14.71%) Six Sigma
5 5 (14.71%) Lean Six Sigma
5 5 (14.71%) CISA
5 5 (14.71%) CISM
6 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 4 (11.76%) Degree
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Vista
6 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.76%) .NET
6 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle Identity Manager

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Office
2 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (5.88%) MS Project
5 1 (2.94%) AutoCAD
5 1 (2.94%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Wireless
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) VoIP
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (14.71%) MS Access
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) DTS
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.94%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) Toad
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
1 1 (2.94%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Desktop Support
2 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Information Risk Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Risk Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Information Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Deskside Support
5 3 (8.82%) Deskside Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Deskside Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) MI Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Informatics
3 1 (2.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Vista
3 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Six Sigma
2 5 (14.71%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Line Management
5 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Budget Control
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VBScript
2 1 (2.94%) VB
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) C#
2 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) CRISC
1 5 (14.71%) CISSP
1 5 (14.71%) CISA
1 5 (14.71%) CISM
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) Dell Certification
4 2 (5.88%) QiCA
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) RACF
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Dell
4 2 (5.88%) BMC
4 2 (5.88%) Remedy
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Tableau
5 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) NetApp
5 1 (2.94%) Lotus
5 1 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) AppSense