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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 30 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.68% 5.00% 7.69%
As % of the Applications category 56.60% 42.50% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£440 £271 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.21% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £148 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £394 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £271
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -16.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.20 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.40 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.64% -
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
53 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.80% 11.76% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 11
Average daily rate £370 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £131 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 7
Average hourly rate £16.83 £10.60 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.72% -22.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%

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 May 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 May 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 +7 23 £180 -33.64% 6
Wellingborough - 1 - -
Corby - 1 - -
MS Office
East Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 43 (68.25%) Windows
2 36 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 31 (49.21%) MS Excel
4 26 (41.27%) Windows 7
5 25 (39.68%) Security Cleared
6 23 (36.51%) SC Cleared
7 22 (34.92%) Windows XP
8 19 (30.16%) ITIL
9 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (23.81%) Service Management
11 13 (20.63%) ITSM
12 11 (17.46%) Management Information System
12 11 (17.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (15.87%) C
13 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
14 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (7.94%) Finance
15 5 (7.94%) VMware
15 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
15 5 (7.94%) LAN
15 5 (7.94%) Cisco
16 4 (6.35%) Change Management
16 4 (6.35%) Lotus
16 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
16 4 (6.35%) IBM Notes
16 4 (6.35%) SLA
16 4 (6.35%) Citrix
17 3 (4.76%) MCP
17 3 (4.76%) Remedy

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.35%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (49.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.17%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) LAN
2 3 (4.76%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.59%) Intranet
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) Wireless
3 1 (1.59%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) FrontPage
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Analyst
2 35 (55.56%) Service Analyst
2 35 (55.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (26.98%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support
5 3 (4.76%) Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Incident Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Junior
6 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (1.59%) Coordinator
7 1 (1.59%) Architect
7 1 (1.59%) Administrator
7 1 (1.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (1.59%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (1.59%) Programme Coordinator
7 1 (1.59%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (1.59%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) CSS
1 1 (1.59%) XML
1 1 (1.59%) XSLT
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.46%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 43 (68.25%) Windows
2 26 (41.27%) Windows 7
3 22 (34.92%) Windows XP
4 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) ITIL
2 15 (23.81%) Service Management
3 13 (20.63%) ITSM
4 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.35%) Change Management
6 3 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (3.17%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Workflow
7 2 (3.17%) Matrix Management
7 2 (3.17%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Logistics
7 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 1 (1.59%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.59%) OO
8 1 (1.59%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.59%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) C
2 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Security Cleared
2 23 (36.51%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (4.76%) MCP
4 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.59%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) NFS
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) Control-M
3 1 (1.59%) OVSD
3 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) VMware
2 5 (7.94%) Cisco
3 4 (6.35%) Lotus
3 4 (6.35%) Citrix
4 3 (4.76%) Remedy
5 2 (3.17%) McAfee
5 2 (3.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) BMC
5 2 (3.17%) NetApp
5 2 (3.17%) Adobe
6 1 (1.59%) Nokia
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec
6 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.59%) Websense
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) Altiris
6 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.59%) F5
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