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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 45 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.79% 6.59% 4.42%
As % of the Applications category 54.88% 27.69% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £200 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £190 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £291 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.59 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -23.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.85 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.32 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
82 65 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.66% 23.81% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 19
Average daily rate £325 £200 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -34.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £318 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.17 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.10 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +2 31 £325 +62.50% 4
Brackley - - - -
Daventry - - - -
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (59.32%) MS Office
2 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
3 29 (49.15%) Windows
4 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
5 19 (32.20%) Windows XP
6 16 (27.12%) ITIL
7 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
8 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
9 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
9 10 (16.95%) C
9 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
10 9 (15.25%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (13.56%) Finance
11 8 (13.56%) ITSM
11 8 (13.56%) Service Management
11 8 (13.56%) .NET
11 8 (13.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
12 7 (11.86%) SAP
12 7 (11.86%) Windows Vista
13 6 (10.17%) Web Development
13 6 (10.17%) jQuery
13 6 (10.17%) Dell
13 6 (10.17%) Dell Certification
13 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
13 6 (10.17%) CSS
13 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
13 6 (10.17%) C#
13 6 (10.17%) HTML

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (59.32%) MS Office
2 9 (15.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.69%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.69%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) WAN
1 3 (5.08%) Wireless
2 2 (3.39%) Network Security
2 2 (3.39%) VoIP
2 2 (3.39%) Intranet
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
3 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) MS Access
2 1 (1.69%) DTS
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) Toad
3 1 (1.69%) FrontPage
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (67.80%) Analyst
2 23 (38.98%) Service Analyst
2 23 (38.98%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Support Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Desktop Support
4 7 (11.86%) Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Deskside Support
5 6 (10.17%) Deskside Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Deskside Support Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Change Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Data Migration Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.17%) CSS
2 6 (10.17%) jQuery
2 6 (10.17%) HTML5
2 6 (10.17%) CSS3
2 6 (10.17%) HTML
2 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.39%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.47%) NHS
4 3 (5.08%) NPfIT
5 2 (3.39%) Informatics
5 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 29 (49.15%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
3 19 (32.20%) Windows XP
4 7 (11.86%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) ITIL
2 8 (13.56%) Service Management
2 8 (13.56%) ITSM
3 6 (10.17%) Web Development
4 4 (6.78%) Project Management
5 3 (5.08%) ETL
5 3 (5.08%) Validation
5 3 (5.08%) Migration
5 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.08%) Data Mapping
6 2 (3.39%) Budget Control
6 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.39%) Web Design
6 2 (3.39%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (3.39%) PRINCE
6 2 (3.39%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.39%) Line Management
7 1 (1.69%) Coaching
7 1 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) C
2 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.17%) C#
4 5 (8.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
1 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (10.17%) Dell Certification
4 4 (6.78%) ACCA
4 4 (6.78%) CIMA
5 2 (3.39%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) SAP
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) Dell
4 3 (5.08%) VMware
5 2 (3.39%) NetApp
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.69%) Citrix
6 1 (1.69%) BMC
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe
6 1 (1.69%) Nokia
6 1 (1.69%) Lotus
6 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.69%) Remedy
6 1 (1.69%) Websense
6 1 (1.69%) Tableau
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