The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 11 30
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +19
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.65% 9.81% 3.77%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 75.51% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £163 £229 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -46.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 21 8
Median hourly rate - £11.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.21
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.99%
MS Office
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
15 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.13% 13.00% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 11
Median daily rate £225 £250 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £146 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 22 9
Median hourly rate - £16.83 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Northamptonshire region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Northamptonshire region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -21 3 £110 -51.85% 4
Kettering - 1 £288 - 1
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
7 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (23.53%) Smartphone
7 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
7 4 (23.53%) LAN
7 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (23.53%) SAN
7 4 (23.53%) Android
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) WFM
8 3 (17.65%) Remedy
8 3 (17.65%) MS Access
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
8 3 (17.65%) Management Information System

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) 2G
2 1 (5.88%) 3G
2 1 (5.88%) 4G
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MS Access
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) DTS
2 1 (5.88%) Power BI
2 1 (5.88%) QlikView
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Coordinator
1 4 (23.53%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Build Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (5.88%) Flash
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
1 4 (23.53%) Smartphone
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
5 4 (23.53%) Android
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
1 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) WFM
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VB
1 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) APMP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Remedy
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) Cognos
5 1 (5.88%) Tableau