Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 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 Office
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 21 21
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 32 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 7.51% 5.73% 5.07%
As % of the Applications category 58.18% 50.68% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 5
Northampton median daily rate £294 £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £281 £110 £175
90th Percentile £314 £400 £320
Northamptonshire median daily rate £300 £300 £215
% change year-on-year - +39.53% +24.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Northampton median hourly rate £10.59 £10.50 £10.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +3.96% -32.67%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.38 £8.50
90th Percentile £11.13 £12.46 £18.52
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £10.54 £10.50
% change year-on-year +0.40% +0.40% -30.00%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
Northampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 55 73 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 12.91% 11.30% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 20
Northampton median daily rate £315 £300 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.36% -20.19%
10th Percentile £278 £110 £200
90th Percentile £458 £431 £475
Northamptonshire median daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.61% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 11
Northampton median hourly rate £10.59 £11.17 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.24% +9.51% -32.00%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £11.13 £14.85 £18.52
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.00 £11.17 £10.50
% change year-on-year -1.52% +6.38% -30.00%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Northampton

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Northampton

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Northampton over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Northampton

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (56.25%) Finance
3 16 (50.00%) Windows
4 10 (31.25%) Service Management
5 9 (28.13%) ITIL
6 8 (25.00%) SQL
6 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (25.00%) ITSM
6 8 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (25.00%) Release Management
7 6 (18.75%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (18.75%) Axure RP
7 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
7 6 (18.75%) User Experience
7 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (18.75%) Adobe
7 6 (18.75%) IIS
7 6 (18.75%) CSS
7 6 (18.75%) HTML
7 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (18.75%) Wireframes
7 6 (18.75%) Strategic Thinking
8 4 (12.50%) X-Windows
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
9 2 (6.25%) C
9 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (6.25%) Dropbox

Microsoft Office
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 6 (18.75%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (6.25%) Dropbox
3 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 8 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Data Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Designer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Office 365 Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Procurement Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) User Experience Researcher
6 1 (3.13%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) CSS
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
1 6 (18.75%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Service Management
2 9 (28.13%) ITIL
3 8 (25.00%) ITSM
3 8 (25.00%) Release Management
4 6 (18.75%) Strategic Thinking
4 6 (18.75%) Wireframes
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Line Management
6 2 (6.25%) Use Case
7 1 (3.13%) CRM
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Presales
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) NFS
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Adobe
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp