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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 26 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 23 12 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.67% 4.10% 9.48%
As % of the Applications category 31.94% 42.86% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 10
Median daily rate £300 £200 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £211 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.94% -38.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £10.14 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%

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
72 28 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.63% 9.56% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 37
Median daily rate £300 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £212 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 21
Median hourly rate £13.25 £9.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.24% -38.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £10.14 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +9.16%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +2 20 £300 +50.00% 3
Wellingborough - 2 £155 -
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
3 23 (52.27%) MS Excel
3 23 (52.27%) ITIL
4 22 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 20 (45.45%) Windows XP
6 16 (36.36%) Finance
7 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
8 12 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
10 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
10 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
11 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (13.64%) NAS
11 6 (13.64%) Logistics
11 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
11 6 (13.64%) Banking
11 6 (13.64%) Webroot
11 6 (13.64%) APMP
11 6 (13.64%) Customer-Centric Approach
11 6 (13.64%) SAN
11 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
11 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
11 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
11 6 (13.64%) MS Project
11 6 (13.64%) Project Management
12 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (52.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Project
2 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) NAS
1 6 (13.64%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.27%) 3G
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Service Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Customer Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.82%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Delivery Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Deskside Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Deskside Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.55%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) BYOD
4 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 20 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
4 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
2 6 (13.64%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 6 (13.64%) Logistics
2 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
2 6 (13.64%) Project Management
3 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.09%) ITSM
4 4 (9.09%) Release Management
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
4 4 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
2 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) APMP
3 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Webroot
3 2 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Apple
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) Remedy
4 1 (2.27%) Samsung
4 1 (2.27%) VMware