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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 20 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.80% 6.65% 6.52%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 48.21% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 8
Median daily rate £155 £275 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +50.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £184 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £400 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Median hourly rate £10.50 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.30% +15.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £18.52 £16.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.39% -
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
50 56 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.99% 13.79% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 30
Median daily rate £370 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £213 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 5
Median hourly rate £10.50 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.30% +15.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £18.52 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.10%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -6 15 £150 -29.41% 1
Kettering -2 2 £145 - 1
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
5 13 (39.39%) Windows XP
5 13 (39.39%) ITIL
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.12%) Finance
8 4 (12.12%) VMware
8 4 (12.12%) Service Management
8 4 (12.12%) SLA
8 4 (12.12%) Office 365
8 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
9 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
9 3 (9.09%) SCCM
9 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
9 3 (9.09%) LAN
9 3 (9.09%) Lotus
9 3 (9.09%) IBM Notes
9 3 (9.09%) ITSM

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 3 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
2 2 (6.06%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) NAS
3 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) DTS
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Service Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) IT Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support
6 4 (12.12%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (12.12%) Customer Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) IT Support
7 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (6.06%) Build Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Developer
8 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.03%) BYOD
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 13 (39.39%) Windows XP
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Android
8 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Service Management
3 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (6.06%) Logistics
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.03%) MVC
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) SDLC
5 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (3.03%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
1 2 (6.06%) VB
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) APMP
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) OVSD
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Lotus
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) BMC
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Webroot