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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 95 68 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.20% 5.69% 6.96%
As % of the Applications category 59.01% 45.03% 58.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 36 46
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £155 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.67 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% -18.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £10.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £26.25 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -6.25%
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
161 151 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.21% 12.64% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 62 86
Average daily rate £325 £320 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +21.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £153 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 30
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -19.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 5 £200 - 1
Bolton +3 4 £405 +8.00% 3
Stockport -4 3 £369 - 4
Cheadle -2 2 - -
Salford -3 2 - - 2
Wigan - 2 £405 - 4
Altrincham -4 1 - - 3
Bury - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - - 1
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 134 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 61 (30.35%) MS Office
3 60 (29.85%) Windows
4 57 (28.36%) Finance
5 53 (26.37%) Project Management
6 46 (22.89%) MS Project
7 40 (19.90%) SQL
7 40 (19.90%) SQL Server
8 36 (17.91%) MS Visio
9 34 (16.92%) Migration
10 30 (14.93%) ITIL
11 28 (13.93%) PRINCE2
12 25 (12.44%) Business Analysis
13 24 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (9.95%) MS PowerPoint
14 20 (9.95%) Oracle
14 20 (9.95%) Data Migration
15 19 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (9.45%) .NET
16 18 (8.96%) MS Access
17 17 (8.46%) Active Directory
17 17 (8.46%) Citrix
17 17 (8.46%) Product Management
17 17 (8.46%) Windows 7
18 16 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 15 (7.46%) Programme Management
19 15 (7.46%) Wireless
20 14 (6.97%) Management Information System
20 14 (6.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 14 (6.97%) SharePoint

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (6.97%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.99%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.50%) IIS
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.50%) SAS
7 1 (0.50%) CICS
Applications
1 61 (30.35%) MS Office
2 46 (22.89%) MS Project
3 36 (17.91%) MS Visio
4 20 (9.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (4.98%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (3.98%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (3.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (3.48%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (3.48%) Oracle Assets
3 7 (3.48%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (3.48%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (3.48%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.00%) Maximo
7 1 (0.50%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.46%) Wireless
2 10 (4.98%) SAN
3 8 (3.98%) VPN
4 6 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.99%) LAN
5 5 (2.49%) DHCP
6 4 (1.99%) WAN
6 4 (1.99%) DNS
6 4 (1.99%) Intranet
6 4 (1.99%) IPsec
7 3 (1.49%) Network Security
7 3 (1.49%) HSRP
7 3 (1.49%) Multicast
7 3 (1.49%) MPLS
7 3 (1.49%) OSPF
7 3 (1.49%) BGP
7 3 (1.49%) Firewall
7 3 (1.49%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.49%) SNMP
8 2 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (8.96%) MS Access
4 16 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (6.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.48%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.48%) QlikView
9 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.00%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.50%) MySQL
12 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.50%) Big Data
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (3.98%) Toad
2 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.50%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (28.36%) Finance
2 9 (4.48%) Marketing
3 8 (3.98%) Retail
3 8 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.48%) Banking
4 7 (3.48%) General Ledger
5 6 (2.99%) Electronics
6 5 (2.49%) Legal
6 5 (2.49%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.99%) Back Office
8 3 (1.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.50%) French Language
9 1 (0.50%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Front Office
9 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (35.32%) Analyst
2 33 (16.42%) Business Analyst
3 30 (14.93%) Developer
4 11 (5.47%) Project Manager
4 11 (5.47%) Service Analyst
4 11 (5.47%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (4.98%) Programme Manager
6 9 (4.48%) Consultant
7 8 (3.98%) Administrator
8 7 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (3.48%) Data Analyst
8 7 (3.48%) Programme Planner
9 6 (2.99%) Team Leader
9 6 (2.99%) SQL Developer
9 6 (2.99%) .NET Developer
9 6 (2.99%) Support Analyst
9 6 (2.99%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (2.49%) MI Analyst
10 5 (2.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (2.49%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.45%) .NET
2 7 (3.48%) WPF
3 5 (2.49%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.49%) CSS
3 5 (2.49%) HTML
3 5 (2.49%) XML
4 4 (1.99%) Ajax
4 4 (1.99%) LINQ
4 4 (1.99%) HTML5
5 3 (1.49%) WCF
5 3 (1.49%) Web Services
6 2 (1.00%) SOAP
6 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.00%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.00%) XSLT
6 2 (1.00%) XHTML
6 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.00%) jQuery
6 2 (1.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.97%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.48%) Data Extraction
3 7 (3.48%) iPad
4 4 (1.99%) DTV
4 4 (1.99%) NHS
4 4 (1.99%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.49%) Clustering
5 3 (1.49%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.49%) FMCG
6 2 (1.00%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.00%) GIS
6 2 (1.00%) Replication
6 2 (1.00%) RIA
6 2 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.00%) Statistics
7 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.50%) Life Science
7 1 (0.50%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.50%) PMI
7 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 60 (29.85%) Windows
2 17 (8.46%) Windows 7
3 9 (4.48%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.49%) Linux
7 4 (1.99%) UNIX
7 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.49%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.50%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Fedora
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.37%) Project Management
2 34 (16.92%) Migration
3 30 (14.93%) ITIL
4 28 (13.93%) PRINCE2
5 25 (12.44%) Business Analysis
6 24 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (9.95%) Data Migration
8 17 (8.46%) Product Management
9 15 (7.46%) Programme Management
10 13 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.97%) Data Cleansing
11 12 (5.97%) Data Analysis
12 9 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (4.48%) Data Mapping
12 9 (4.48%) Change Management
13 8 (3.98%) Data Modelling
14 7 (3.48%) CRM
14 7 (3.48%) Scrum
15 6 (2.99%) MVC
15 6 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (19.90%) SQL
2 13 (6.47%) C#
2 13 (6.47%) VBA
3 12 (5.97%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.49%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.00%) VB
5 2 (1.00%) XAML
5 2 (1.00%) X++
5 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.50%) XPath
6 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.50%) VBScript
6 1 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (6.47%) Degree
2 11 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 11 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.98%) MCSE
4 5 (2.49%) MCP
4 5 (2.49%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.99%) MCSA
5 4 (1.99%) CCNA
5 4 (1.99%) MCTS
6 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) CCNP
7 2 (1.00%) ISEB
8 1 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.50%) MCITP
8 1 (0.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.47%) SLA
2 7 (3.48%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) Basel III
System Software
1 17 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.50%) XenApp
3 1 (0.50%) NDS
3 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) SCCM
2 3 (1.49%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (1.00%) WSUS
3 2 (1.00%) SCOM
4 1 (0.50%) SCSM
4 1 (0.50%) Nagios
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 134 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.95%) Oracle
3 17 (8.46%) Citrix
4 14 (6.97%) SAP
5 10 (4.98%) Cisco
6 9 (4.48%) VMware
7 8 (3.98%) Sage
8 5 (2.49%) Avaya
9 4 (1.99%) Splunk
10 3 (1.49%) Nortel
10 3 (1.49%) HP
11 2 (1.00%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.00%) Northgate
11 2 (1.00%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (1.00%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.50%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.50%) Tableau
12 1 (0.50%) Facebook
12 1 (0.50%) Capita
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