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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 22 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.90% 5.88% 4.86%
As % of the Applications category 41.51% 50.00% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
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£275 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
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
53 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.80% 11.76% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 11
Average daily rate £370 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £131 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 7
Average hourly rate £16.83 £10.60 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.72% -22.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%

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 1 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2015. 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 -2 14 £275 -31.25% 5
Corby - 1 - -
Kettering - 1 - -
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 40 (67.80%) Microsoft
2 31 (52.54%) MS Office
3 21 (35.59%) Windows
4 19 (32.20%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
6 17 (28.81%) SC Cleared
6 17 (28.81%) ITIL
7 14 (23.73%) Service Management
7 14 (23.73%) Management Information System
8 12 (20.34%) Finance
8 12 (20.34%) ITSM
9 11 (18.64%) C
9 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
9 11 (18.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (15.25%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (15.25%) Windows XP
11 8 (13.56%) Project Management
12 7 (11.86%) HTML
12 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
12 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
13 6 (10.17%) .NET
13 6 (10.17%) CSS
13 6 (10.17%) jQuery
14 5 (8.47%) Web Development
14 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (8.47%) HTML5
14 5 (8.47%) CSS3
14 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
14 5 (8.47%) SAP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (5.08%) MS Project Server
2 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.69%) Lync
3 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (52.54%) MS Office
2 9 (15.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.78%) MS Project
4 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.69%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (3.39%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Firewall
1 2 (3.39%) VoIP
1 2 (3.39%) WAN
1 2 (3.39%) DHCP
1 2 (3.39%) DNS
1 2 (3.39%) SAN
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
2 1 (1.69%) HSRP
2 1 (1.69%) VLAN
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (1.69%) MPLS
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) SSL
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.69%) VPN
2 1 (1.69%) LAN
2 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) FrontPage
4 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.69%) Ant
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Analyst
2 22 (37.29%) Service Analyst
2 22 (37.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (15.25%) Developer
5 5 (8.47%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.08%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) SAP Data Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.39%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Incident Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Change Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Deployment Team Leader
8 1 (1.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) HTML
2 6 (10.17%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) CSS
2 6 (10.17%) jQuery
3 5 (8.47%) HTML5
3 5 (8.47%) CSS3
3 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.69%) ISPF
4 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.69%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.69%) JSP
4 1 (1.69%) SOAP
4 1 (1.69%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) J2EE
4 1 (1.69%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (23.73%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.78%) NHS
4 3 (5.08%) NPfIT
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Kindle
5 1 (1.69%) Informatics
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.59%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
3 9 (15.25%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.39%) UNIX
4 2 (3.39%) Linux
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.69%) AIX
5 1 (1.69%) HPUX
5 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) ITIL
2 14 (23.73%) Service Management
3 12 (20.34%) ITSM
4 8 (13.56%) Project Management
5 5 (8.47%) Web Development
5 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.08%) Data Mapping
7 3 (5.08%) ETL
7 3 (5.08%) Change Management
7 3 (5.08%) Validation
7 3 (5.08%) Migration
8 2 (3.39%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.39%) Workflow
8 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.39%) Information Management
8 2 (3.39%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.39%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) C
2 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.47%) C#
4 3 (5.08%) SQL
5 2 (3.39%) VBScript
5 2 (3.39%) Java
5 2 (3.39%) VBA
5 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.69%) REXX
6 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
2 17 (28.81%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.39%) CIMA
4 2 (3.39%) ACCA
4 2 (3.39%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.69%) COBIT
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Control-M
2 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.69%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
2 1 (1.69%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 40 (67.80%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) SAP
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) BMC
4 2 (3.39%) Remedy
5 1 (1.69%) hybris
5 1 (1.69%) McAfee
5 1 (1.69%) NetApp
5 1 (1.69%) Nokia
5 1 (1.69%) Lotus
5 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Citrix
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe
5 1 (1.69%) Sun
5 1 (1.69%) Perforce
5 1 (1.69%) Altiris
5 1 (1.69%) Websense
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