The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 32 27
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.90% 0.46% 1.35%
As % of the Applications category 30.43% 10.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Median daily rate £498 - £370
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +14.81%  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 23 10 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 9.54% 4.57% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 78
Median daily rate £425 £225 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.88% +80.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £110 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £386 £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +5.46% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Median hourly rate £10.75 £11.50 £10.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +6.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £11.25 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.75 £19.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Northampton

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Northampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Northampton

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Northampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (70.00%) PMO
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Dependency Management
4 4 (40.00%) Change Control
5 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (30.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) VBA
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
7 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) System Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Local Government
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) PMO Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Report Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Access Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) HR Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Lead
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Planner
3 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Dependency Management
3 4 (40.00%) Change Control
4 3 (30.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle