Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 17 November 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 Office
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 28 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 34 48 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.93% 5.13% 7.11%
As % of the Applications category 52.31% 52.17% 65.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 34
Northamptonshire median daily rate £294 £155 £137
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +89.52% +13.55% -39.33%
10th Percentile £281 £110 £95
90th Percentile £438 £400 £400
East Midlands median daily rate £288 £300 £210
% change year-on-year -4.17% +42.86% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 22
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.84 £11.17 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +6.38% -20.75%
10th Percentile £9.77 £9.90 £8.65
90th Percentile £11.17 £15.45 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.18 £11.17 £12.50
% change year-on-year +0.04% -10.64% -7.41%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 65 92 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 9.42% 9.84% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 57 34
Northamptonshire median daily rate £338 £250 £276
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -9.42% -15.08%
10th Percentile £226 £110 £151
90th Percentile £529 £400 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £300 £276
% change year-on-year +8.33% +8.70% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 21
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £11.09 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.57% -30.00%
10th Percentile £9.88 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £11.17 £16.13 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.50 £11.17 £12.50
% change year-on-year +2.95% -10.64% -5.66%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Office
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 Office within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -5 27 £288 +91.67% 2
Microsoft Office
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 20 (58.82%) Finance
3 17 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (32.35%) Service Management
5 9 (26.47%) ITSM
5 9 (26.47%) Release Management
5 9 (26.47%) ITIL
5 9 (26.47%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
5 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (14.71%) X-Windows
8 5 (14.71%) CSS
8 5 (14.71%) HTML
8 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
8 5 (14.71%) Adobe
8 5 (14.71%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (14.71%) Axure RP
8 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
8 5 (14.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 5 (14.71%) Wireframes
8 5 (14.71%) User Experience
8 5 (14.71%) Strategic Thinking
9 4 (11.76%) PMO
9 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (11.76%) IIS
10 3 (8.82%) Line Management

Microsoft Office
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 4 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (14.71%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) Dropbox
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Axure RP
General
1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Applications Support
3 5 (14.71%) Service Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Accountant
5 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) PMO Planner
5 2 (5.88%) Project Accountant
5 2 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Procurement Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) CSS
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
1 5 (14.71%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Service Management
2 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) ITSM
2 9 (26.47%) Release Management
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Strategic Thinking
4 5 (14.71%) Wireframes
5 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.82%) Line Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.88%) Dependency Management
7 2 (5.88%) ERP
7 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.94%) CRM
8 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Data Entry
8 1 (2.94%) Migration
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ACCA
2 1 (2.94%) CFA
2 1 (2.94%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Adobe
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) VMware