Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 47 50
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 15 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.36% 2.34% 2.32%
As % of the Applications category 22.73% 20.99% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 16
Northamptonshire median daily rate £310 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.14% +9.38% +45.45%
10th Percentile £125 £264 £300
90th Percentile £408 £454 £456
East Midlands median daily rate £318 £290 £363
% change year-on-year +9.48% -20.00% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.11 £11.09 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.80% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £10.04 £11.35 £15.25
% change year-on-year -11.59% -25.57% -5.22%

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 66 81 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 10.39% 11.14% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 37
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +20.83% +2.13%
10th Percentile £130 £259 £155
90th Percentile £463 £500 £445
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £340 £300
% change year-on-year -4.41% +13.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 15
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.29 £10.59 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -5.24% +17.58%
10th Percentile £10.35 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £14.18 £11.13 £15.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.23 £11.79 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.71% -9.33% +5.69%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 +3 12 £310 -31.11% 1
Corby - 1 £110 - 1
Microsoft Excel
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 10 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (46.67%) VBA
2 7 (46.67%) Migration
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 6 (40.00%) SAS
3 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (26.67%) Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Internet
7 2 (13.33%) PMP
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
7 2 (13.33%) PMO
8 1 (6.67%) Break/Fix
8 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (6.67%) Decision-Making
8 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) MS Access
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) SAS Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Scheduler
4 1 (6.67%) Transformation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Break/Fix
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (6.67%) Decision-Making
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft