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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 1 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 15 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 31 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.45% 4.90% 1.36%
As % of the Applications category 57.41% 27.69% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
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£210 £125 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £99 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £435 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £298 £256
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +16.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.52 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.54%
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
54 65 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.98% 17.71% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 21
Average daily rate £225 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.98% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £115 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.52 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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 +7 24 £165 -54.48% 2
Kettering - 2 - -
Wellingborough +1 1 £275 +139.13%
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing MS Office 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 Office.

1 44 (63.77%) Windows
2 41 (59.42%) Microsoft
3 28 (40.58%) Security Cleared
4 26 (37.68%) SC Cleared
4 26 (37.68%) Windows 7
5 24 (34.78%) Service Management
5 24 (34.78%) ITIL
6 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
7 21 (30.43%) Windows XP
8 20 (28.99%) ITSM
9 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
11 10 (14.49%) DV Cleared
12 9 (13.04%) VMware
12 9 (13.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (11.59%) OVSD
13 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (11.59%) HP
13 8 (11.59%) Cisco
13 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (10.14%) NetApp
14 7 (10.14%) Linux
14 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
14 7 (10.14%) Change Control
14 7 (10.14%) Capacity Management
15 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (8.70%) F5
15 6 (8.70%) CentOS
15 6 (8.70%) iSCSI

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing MS Office 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 Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.25%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.45%) Lync
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Project
2 3 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.90%) InDesign
3 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) BIG-IP
1 6 (8.70%) iSCSI
2 3 (4.35%) Wireless
3 2 (2.90%) LAN
3 2 (2.90%) WAN
3 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.45%) GPRS
4 1 (1.45%) 3G
4 1 (1.45%) 2G
4 1 (1.45%) HSPA
4 1 (1.45%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) ProC
1 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
1 4 (5.80%) Marketing
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.45%) Military
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (50.72%) Analyst
2 26 (37.68%) Service Analyst
2 26 (37.68%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (21.74%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (7.25%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Virtualisation Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Designer
5 4 (5.80%) Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Junior
7 2 (2.90%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.90%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.90%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.90%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (2.90%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Incident Manager
7 2 (2.90%) IT Support
7 2 (2.90%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (1.45%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.45%) GIS
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 44 (63.77%) Windows
2 26 (37.68%) Windows 7
3 21 (30.43%) Windows XP
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.14%) Linux
6 6 (8.70%) CentOS
6 6 (8.70%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.45%) UNIX
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Service Management
1 24 (34.78%) ITIL
2 20 (28.99%) ITSM
3 7 (10.14%) Change Control
3 7 (10.14%) Capacity Management
4 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.80%) SDLC
7 3 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.35%) Logistics
7 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.35%) Time Management
8 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.90%) Matrix Management
8 2 (2.90%) Project Management
8 2 (2.90%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.45%) CRM
9 1 (1.45%) Workflow
9 1 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) C
3 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.45%) VBScript
4 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (40.58%) Security Cleared
2 26 (37.68%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.49%) DV Cleared
4 9 (13.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.90%) MCP
6 1 (1.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) OVSD
2 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 41 (59.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) VMware
3 8 (11.59%) Cisco
3 8 (11.59%) HP
4 7 (10.14%) NetApp
5 6 (8.70%) F5
6 5 (7.25%) Lotus
6 5 (7.25%) Remedy
6 5 (7.25%) Adobe
7 4 (5.80%) Citrix
7 4 (5.80%) BMC
8 3 (4.35%) McAfee
9 2 (2.90%) Dell
9 2 (2.90%) SAP
9 2 (2.90%) Altiris
10 1 (1.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (1.45%) Lumension
10 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.45%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.45%) Amdocs
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