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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.06% 4.44% 4.98%
As % of the Applications category 26.67% 27.59% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 3
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£263 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.52 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.26%
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
45 58 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.48% 16.11% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 18
Average daily rate £210 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £165 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £446 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.16 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.58% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 4 August 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
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 4 August 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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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 6 £225 -43.75% 5
Kettering 0 1 £350 +16.66%
Corby - 1 - -
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) MS Office
3 12 (35.29%) Windows
3 12 (35.29%) ITIL
3 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (32.35%) Service Management
5 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
7 8 (23.53%) ITSM
8 7 (20.59%) Finance
8 7 (20.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (17.65%) SLA
10 5 (14.71%) Project Management
10 5 (14.71%) MS Project
10 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
11 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (11.76%) C
12 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
12 3 (8.82%) VBA
12 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
12 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
12 3 (8.82%) VMware
12 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
12 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
13 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
13 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
13 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
13 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.94%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (55.88%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Project
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DHCP
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) 3G
2 1 (2.94%) MPLS
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) 2G
2 1 (2.94%) VLAN
2 1 (2.94%) HSPA
2 1 (2.94%) 4G
2 1 (2.94%) HSRP
2 1 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) GPRS
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) VoIP
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) MS Access
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (20.59%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Service Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Project Officer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Deployment Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (2.94%) Access Developer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) J2EE
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) JSP
2 1 (2.94%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) JSF
2 1 (2.94%) ISPF
2 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.94%) WCF
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) FMCG
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) HPUX
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Service Management
3 8 (23.53%) ITSM
4 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.88%) SDLC
7 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Workflow
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Matrix Management
7 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.94%) Monte Carlo Method
8 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C
2 3 (8.82%) VBA
3 2 (5.88%) VBScript
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.94%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Control-M
2 1 (2.94%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Remedy
3 2 (5.88%) McAfee
3 2 (5.88%) Altiris
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix
3 2 (5.88%) BMC
3 2 (5.88%) Lotus
4 1 (2.94%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Sun
4 1 (2.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.94%) hybris
4 1 (2.94%) Perforce
4 1 (2.94%) Amdocs
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £18.52 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago