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 3 months to 27 April 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 40 44
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 11 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.76% 0.53% 1.71%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 15.38% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £475 £225 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +111.11% -8.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £225 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £13.80 £16.50
% change year-on-year +15.21% -16.36%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 44 13 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 11.03% 3.43% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 14
Median daily rate £340 £225 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.11% -40.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £115 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 15
Median hourly rate £11.17 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 - £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +10.34%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kettering - 5 £400 -
Northampton - 3 £488 - 4
Microsoft Excel
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 21 (50.00%) Migration
2 20 (47.62%) Oracle
3 19 (45.24%) SQL
4 17 (40.48%) Data Cleansing
5 16 (38.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 13 (30.95%) ETL
8 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (26.19%) Finance
10 9 (21.43%) Data Migration
11 8 (19.05%) Data Reconciliation
12 7 (16.67%) MS Visio
12 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (14.29%) VBA
14 5 (11.90%) Oracle EBS R12
14 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (11.90%) Supplier Management
14 5 (11.90%) Project Management
14 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
15 4 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
15 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
16 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
16 3 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
16 3 (7.14%) PowerPivot
16 3 (7.14%) Data Extraction
16 3 (7.14%) Validation
16 3 (7.14%) Degree
16 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
16 3 (7.14%) D3.js
16 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Power View

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 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Intranet
1 2 (4.76%) Skype
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Power View
3 3 (7.14%) Power BI
3 3 (7.14%) PowerPivot
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.38%) MS Access
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.38%) Local Government
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Analyst
2 18 (42.86%) Data Analyst
3 14 (33.33%) Business Data Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Graduate
4 6 (14.29%) Graduate Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Graduate Data Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Junior
4 6 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Junior Data Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) IT Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Supplier Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Governance Manager
7 2 (4.76%) IT Governance Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Migration Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Office 365 Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
1 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
1 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Migration
2 17 (40.48%) Data Cleansing
3 13 (30.95%) ETL
4 9 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 8 (19.05%) Data Reconciliation
6 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.90%) Project Management
6 5 (11.90%) Supplier Management
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Change Management
7 3 (7.14%) Data Extraction
7 3 (7.14%) Data Management
7 3 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.14%) Validation
7 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
8 2 (4.76%) Analytics
8 2 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) VBA
3 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix