Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 6 months to 12 December 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 Excel
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 48 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 22 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.71% 2.40% 3.74%
As % of the Applications category 28.95% 22.54% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 25
Northamptonshire median daily rate £330 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +41.67% -11.11%
10th Percentile £111 £283 £225
90th Percentile £388 £578 £371
East Midlands median daily rate £293 £369 £250
% change year-on-year -20.54% +47.50% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.38 £11.09 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.66% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £9.82 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -24.44% +4.00% -

Microsoft Excel 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 76 71 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 9.35% 10.66% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 60
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +30.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £111 £228 £110
90th Percentile £513 £498 £401
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 21
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.35 £11.04 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.80% -1.84% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.49 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £14.75 £11.17 £15.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.50 £11.38 £11.25
% change year-on-year +1.10% +1.11% -9.27%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Excel
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 Microsoft Excel within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -2 15 £313 -26.47% 5
Daventry - 2 £190 - 1
Kettering - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Excel
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) Internet
6 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.64%) PMO
7 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
7 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.64%) VBA
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
8 2 (9.09%) CIMA
8 2 (9.09%) Firewall
8 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 2 (9.09%) SQL
8 2 (9.09%) Windows
8 2 (9.09%) SAP
8 2 (9.09%) PMP
8 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
8 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (9.09%) ACCA
8 2 (9.09%) SAP FI-GL

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) IntelliMatch
1 2 (9.09%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Metrics Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Change Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Data Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Data Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.09%) Project Governance
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Data Entry
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (4.55%) Scorecard
6 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) VBA
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ACCA
1 2 (9.09%) CIMA
1 2 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
3 1 (4.55%) Brocade
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.55%) Minitab
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy