The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 111 88 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.06% 5.89% 8.69%
As % of the Applications category 59.68% 51.16% 59.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 33 39
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £161 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £474 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 17
Median hourly rate £9.23 £12.55 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -16.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £11.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £17.35 £21.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
MS Excel
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
186 172 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.15% 11.51% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 77 87
Median daily rate £380 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.68% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 23
Median hourly rate £9.27 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £11.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £17.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Manchester region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Manchester region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Rochdale -1 2 - - 1
Audenshaw 0 1 - -
Stockport -12 1 £375 +7.14% 4
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 120 (59.41%) Microsoft
2 59 (29.21%) MS Office
3 48 (23.76%) Finance
4 43 (21.29%) Project Management
5 40 (19.80%) Active Directory
5 40 (19.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 38 (18.81%) SQL
7 37 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (15.35%) Windows
9 29 (14.36%) MS Project
10 28 (13.86%) PRINCE2
11 26 (12.87%) ERP
12 24 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (11.39%) PeopleSoft
14 22 (10.89%) Oracle
14 22 (10.89%) Risk Management
14 22 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (9.90%) MS Visio
16 19 (9.41%) SQL Server
16 19 (9.41%) SAP
16 19 (9.41%) GAP Analysis
16 19 (9.41%) Mentoring
17 17 (8.42%) .NET
17 17 (8.42%) SharePoint
18 16 (7.92%) ITIL
18 16 (7.92%) Banking
18 16 (7.92%) Windows 7
19 15 (7.43%) Dynamics AX
19 15 (7.43%) Information Security
19 15 (7.43%) Business Intelligence

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 17 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.96%) Confluence
3 7 (3.47%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.48%) Oracle UPK
5 5 (2.48%) SAS
5 5 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.49%) IIS
7 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.99%) CMS
8 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.50%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.50%) nginx
8 1 (0.50%) Node.js
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (29.21%) MS Office
2 40 (19.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (14.36%) MS Project
4 20 (9.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.99%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.99%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (7.43%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.97%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.98%) Primavera
4 3 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.49%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.50%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.49%) IaaS
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.99%) Office 365
3 2 (0.99%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.44%) Firewall
2 6 (2.97%) DHCP
2 6 (2.97%) DNS
3 4 (1.98%) Network Security
3 4 (1.98%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.99%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (0.99%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.99%) VLAN
4 2 (0.99%) VPN
4 2 (0.99%) Wireless
5 1 (0.50%) 4G
5 1 (0.50%) DSL
5 1 (0.50%) Internet
5 1 (0.50%) SSH
5 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.95%) Data Mining
3 9 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.96%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.97%) MS Access
6 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.99%) Power BI
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.50%) DataStage
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (3.96%) JIRA
2 5 (2.48%) MSI
3 4 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.98%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.49%) Selenium
4 3 (1.49%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.99%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.99%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.50%) Subversion
6 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.50%) WiX
General
1 48 (23.76%) Finance
2 16 (7.92%) Banking
3 7 (3.47%) Retail
4 4 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.49%) Advertising
5 3 (1.49%) Legal
6 2 (0.99%) French Language
6 2 (0.99%) German Language
6 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.99%) Law
6 2 (0.99%) Local Government
6 2 (0.99%) Marketing
6 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Back Office
7 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) International Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (21.78%) Analyst
2 21 (10.40%) Consultant
3 20 (9.90%) Architect
4 13 (6.44%) Developer
4 13 (6.44%) IT Manager
5 11 (5.45%) PMO Consultant
5 11 (5.45%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (4.95%) Data Analyst
6 10 (4.95%) IT Risk Manager
6 10 (4.95%) IT Security Manager
6 10 (4.95%) Risk Manager
6 10 (4.95%) Security Manager
7 9 (4.46%) Project Planner
7 9 (4.46%) Support Analyst
8 8 (3.96%) Project Consultant
8 8 (3.96%) Support Consultant
9 7 (3.47%) Programme Planner
9 7 (3.47%) Project Office Support
9 7 (3.47%) Project Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.42%) .NET
2 8 (3.96%) Middleware
3 6 (2.97%) Web Services
4 5 (2.48%) CSS
4 5 (2.48%) HTML
5 4 (1.98%) XML
6 3 (1.49%) jQuery
6 3 (1.49%) XSLT
7 2 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.99%) HTML5
7 2 (0.99%) LESS
7 2 (0.99%) Sass
7 2 (0.99%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.50%) Ajax
8 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.50%) CSS3
8 1 (0.50%) MDX
8 1 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.50%) WCF
8 1 (0.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.95%) Cryptography
2 10 (4.95%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.97%) Social Media
4 5 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.49%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.49%) Statistics
6 2 (0.99%) Animation
6 2 (0.99%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.99%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.99%) Life Science
6 2 (0.99%) Psychology
6 2 (0.99%) Tandem
7 1 (0.50%) Clustering
7 1 (0.50%) Economics
7 1 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.35%) Windows
2 16 (7.92%) Windows 7
3 11 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.97%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.98%) Linux
5 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) Unix
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.29%) Project Management
2 37 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (13.86%) PRINCE2
4 26 (12.87%) ERP
5 24 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (10.89%) Risk Management
7 19 (9.41%) GAP Analysis
7 19 (9.41%) Mentoring
8 16 (7.92%) ITIL
9 15 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (7.43%) Information Security
10 14 (6.93%) Business Analysis
11 13 (6.44%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (5.45%) Scrum
12 11 (5.45%) SDLC
12 11 (5.45%) SOA
13 10 (4.95%) Security Operations
13 10 (4.95%) Strategic Planning
14 9 (4.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.81%) SQL
2 8 (3.96%) JavaScript
2 8 (3.96%) T-SQL
3 7 (3.47%) C#
3 7 (3.47%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.47%) VBA
4 6 (2.97%) C
4 6 (2.97%) Java
5 3 (1.49%) PHP
5 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.49%) VB
6 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (4.46%) Degree
2 6 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.98%) CISSP
4 4 (1.98%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.49%) HND
5 3 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.99%) CCNA
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.99%) MCP
6 2 (0.99%) MCSA
6 2 (0.99%) MCSE
6 2 (0.99%) OCP
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.99%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.50%) ACCA
7 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.47%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.97%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.98%) SLA
4 3 (1.49%) P3O
5 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.50%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 40 (19.80%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.49%) UAG
5 2 (0.99%) NFS
5 2 (0.99%) vSphere
5 2 (0.99%) Xen
6 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.49%) SCCM
2 2 (0.99%) SCOM
3 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 120 (59.41%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.39%) PeopleSoft
3 22 (10.89%) Oracle
4 19 (9.41%) SAP
5 10 (4.95%) VMware
6 7 (3.47%) Citrix
6 7 (3.47%) HP
7 6 (2.97%) Cisco
8 5 (2.48%) NetApp
8 5 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.98%) Dell
10 3 (1.49%) Facebook
10 3 (1.49%) Twitter
11 2 (0.99%) IBM
12 1 (0.50%) Adobe
12 1 (0.50%) Altiris
12 1 (0.50%) AppSense
12 1 (0.50%) Capita
12 1 (0.50%) Cognos
12 1 (0.50%) iManage
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