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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 35 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.56% 3.83% 4.06%
As % of the Applications category 83.33% 26.92% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
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£213 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £90 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £443 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £273
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 1
Average hourly rate £10.84 £12.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
42 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.48% 14.21% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 20
Average daily rate £210 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £150 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £445 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +15 27 £211 -53.05% 2
Wellingborough +2 2 £275 +120.00%
Corby - 2 - -
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 42 (66.67%) Windows
2 39 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 24 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 24 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 22 (34.92%) SC Cleared
5 21 (33.33%) ITIL
6 20 (31.75%) Windows XP
7 19 (30.16%) Service Management
8 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 15 (23.81%) ITSM
10 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
11 11 (17.46%) DV Cleared
11 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (15.87%) VMware
13 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (14.29%) Cisco
14 8 (12.70%) HP
14 8 (12.70%) OVSD
15 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
15 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (11.11%) NetApp
15 7 (11.11%) Linux
15 7 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (11.11%) Change Control
15 7 (11.11%) Capacity Management
16 6 (9.52%) F5
16 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
16 6 (9.52%) NFS
16 6 (9.52%) SLA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (7.94%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.59%) Lync
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.17%) InDesign
3 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) BIG-IP
1 6 (9.52%) iSCSI
2 3 (4.76%) LAN
2 3 (4.76%) Wireless
2 3 (4.76%) IP Telephony
3 2 (3.17%) WAN
4 1 (1.59%) 3G
4 1 (1.59%) 2G
4 1 (1.59%) HSPA
4 1 (1.59%) 4G
4 1 (1.59%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) ProC
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Military
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) Analyst
2 24 (38.10%) Service Analyst
2 24 (38.10%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (23.81%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (7.94%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 4 (6.35%) Virtualisation Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Designer
5 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Junior
7 2 (3.17%) Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.17%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Incident Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Radio Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Junior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.59%) GIS
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (66.67%) Windows
2 24 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 20 (31.75%) Windows XP
4 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.11%) Linux
6 6 (9.52%) Ubuntu
6 6 (9.52%) CentOS
7 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) ITIL
2 19 (30.16%) Service Management
3 15 (23.81%) ITSM
4 7 (11.11%) Change Control
4 7 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.76%) Project Management
6 3 (4.76%) Logistics
6 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.17%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Workflow
7 2 (3.17%) Matrix Management
7 2 (3.17%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.59%) SDLC
8 1 (1.59%) Release Management
8 1 (1.59%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.59%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) C
2 3 (4.76%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 22 (34.92%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.46%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (4.76%) MCP
6 1 (1.59%) Degree
6 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) OVSD
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 39 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) VMware
3 9 (14.29%) Cisco
4 8 (12.70%) HP
5 7 (11.11%) NetApp
6 6 (9.52%) F5
7 5 (7.94%) Lotus
7 5 (7.94%) Citrix
7 5 (7.94%) Adobe
8 3 (4.76%) Remedy
8 3 (4.76%) McAfee
9 2 (3.17%) SAP
9 2 (3.17%) BMC
9 2 (3.17%) Dell
9 2 (3.17%) Altiris
10 1 (1.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (1.59%) Lumension
10 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.59%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.59%) Amdocs
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