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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 29 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.58% 4.53% 9.25%
As % of the Applications category 36.25% 46.88% 50.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 13
Median daily rate £228 £255 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.78% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £226 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 15
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £10.90 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
80 32 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.38% 9.67% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 16 37
Median daily rate £300 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 15
Median hourly rate £12.38 £10.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £10.90 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +7 24 £300 -25.00% 1
Wellingborough - 2 £155 -
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
3 28 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 26 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 26 (50.00%) ITIL
5 22 (42.31%) Windows XP
6 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
6 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
7 13 (25.00%) Finance
8 12 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
10 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
10 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
11 7 (13.46%) SAN
11 7 (13.46%) Webroot
11 7 (13.46%) NAS
12 6 (11.54%) APMP
12 6 (11.54%) Logistics
12 6 (11.54%) DV Cleared
12 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (11.54%) Banking
12 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
12 6 (11.54%) MS Project
12 6 (11.54%) SLA
12 6 (11.54%) MS Visio
12 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
12 6 (11.54%) Project 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 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.54%) MS Project
2 6 (11.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) IBM Blueworks
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) NAS
1 7 (13.46%) SAN
2 2 (3.85%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.85%) LAN
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.85%) WAN
2 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.92%) 3G
3 1 (1.92%) DHCP
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Analyst
2 17 (32.69%) Service Analyst
3 16 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Service Desk Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support
6 5 (9.62%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.69%) Customer Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.77%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (5.77%) IT Support
8 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) BYOD
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 22 (42.31%) Windows XP
4 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
4 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.92%) Android
7 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
2 6 (11.54%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 6 (11.54%) Logistics
2 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
2 6 (11.54%) Project Management
3 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.77%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (5.77%) Service Management
6 2 (3.85%) ITSM
6 2 (3.85%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.92%) Release Management
7 1 (1.92%) Software Delivery
7 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
1 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.54%) APMP
3 6 (11.54%) DV Cleared
3 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.85%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.92%) MCITP
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
2 5 (9.62%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) OVSD
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Webroot
3 3 (5.77%) HP
3 3 (5.77%) Lotus
4 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Apple
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) Remedy
5 1 (1.92%) Samsung