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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
North West / Manchester
Rank 30 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 69 86 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.10% 4.75% 5.59%
As % of the Applications category 51.11% 56.58% 52.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 53
Median daily rate £350 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £188 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 17
Median hourly rate £13.50 £29.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.23% +156.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £40.00 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

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
135 152 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.99% 8.40% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 85 108
Median daily rate £338 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £15.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £40.00 £20.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.73%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 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
Bolton +4 7 £339 +28.95% 1
Stockport +10 4 £475 +26.66% 7
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 93 (67.39%) Microsoft
2 36 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 30 (21.74%) SQL
3 30 (21.74%) Windows
4 27 (19.57%) MS Office
4 27 (19.57%) Finance
5 26 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 22 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (13.77%) .NET
9 18 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (10.87%) CRM
10 15 (10.87%) Web Services
10 15 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (10.87%) Degree
11 14 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (10.14%) JavaScript
11 14 (10.14%) Cisco
12 13 (9.42%) HTML
12 13 (9.42%) Migration
13 12 (8.70%) MVC
13 12 (8.70%) Firewall
13 12 (8.70%) C#
14 11 (7.97%) ASP.NET
14 11 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (7.97%) Dynamics CRM
14 11 (7.97%) Windows 7
14 11 (7.97%) Computer Science

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 6 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.62%) CMS
3 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.90%) Sitefinity
4 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.45%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.72%) Confluence
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (19.57%) MS Office
2 10 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (5.80%) MS Project
4 6 (4.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.72%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (7.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.17%) SAP BPC
2 3 (2.17%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.17%) SAP GRC
2 3 (2.17%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.72%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.35%) Office 365
4 4 (2.90%) PaaS
4 4 (2.90%) SaaS
5 3 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (1.45%) IaaS
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.70%) Firewall
2 9 (6.52%) WebEx
3 6 (4.35%) LAN
4 5 (3.62%) DNS
5 4 (2.90%) VoIP
5 4 (2.90%) WAN
6 3 (2.17%) VPN
7 2 (1.45%) 3G
7 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.45%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.45%) VLAN
7 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.72%) 4G
8 1 (0.72%) BGP
8 1 (0.72%) DHCP
8 1 (0.72%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.72%) LLU
8 1 (0.72%) PSTN
8 1 (0.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (7.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.90%) MS Access
7 4 (2.90%) SAP BW
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.72%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.72%) DTS
10 1 (0.72%) MySQL
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.72%) Power BI
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) JIRA
2 6 (4.35%) NUnit
3 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.17%) Gradle
4 3 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.45%) AccuRev
5 2 (1.45%) Ant
5 2 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.45%) Maven
6 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
General
1 27 (19.57%) Finance
2 8 (5.80%) Advertising
3 6 (4.35%) Banking
3 6 (4.35%) Retail
4 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.17%) Marketing
6 2 (1.45%) Electronics
6 2 (1.45%) Legal
6 2 (1.45%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (23.91%) Developer
2 29 (21.01%) Analyst
3 21 (15.22%) Consultant
4 10 (7.25%) IT Consultant
4 10 (7.25%) Security Consultant
5 9 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (6.52%) IT Security Consultant
6 8 (5.80%) Administrator
6 8 (5.80%) Architect
6 8 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.07%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (5.07%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Desktop Support
9 5 (3.62%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.62%) CRM Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Project Administrator
9 5 (3.62%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.77%) .NET
2 15 (10.87%) Web Services
3 13 (9.42%) HTML
4 11 (7.97%) ASP.NET
5 7 (5.07%) CSS
6 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (4.35%) REST
7 4 (2.90%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (2.90%) Entity Framework
7 4 (2.90%) HTML5
8 2 (1.45%) COM
8 2 (1.45%) EDI
8 2 (1.45%) MDX
8 2 (1.45%) WCF
8 2 (1.45%) WinForms
8 2 (1.45%) WPF
9 1 (0.72%) Drools
9 1 (0.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.97%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.17%) Fintech
3 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.45%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.45%) Handset
4 2 (1.45%) IVR
4 2 (1.45%) Life Science
5 1 (0.72%) CMDB
5 1 (0.72%) FMCG
5 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) iPad
5 1 (0.72%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (0.72%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.72%) Robotics
5 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.74%) Windows
2 11 (7.97%) Windows 7
3 10 (7.25%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.90%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.17%) Linux
7 3 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (10.87%) CRM
3 13 (9.42%) Migration
4 12 (8.70%) MVC
5 11 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (7.25%) Project Management
6 10 (7.25%) Service Management
7 9 (6.52%) Information Security
7 9 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (6.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 8 (5.80%) ERP
8 8 (5.80%) ITIL
8 8 (5.80%) SOA
9 7 (5.07%) Change Management
9 7 (5.07%) Data Analysis
9 7 (5.07%) ETL
9 7 (5.07%) Time Management
10 6 (4.35%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.35%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.74%) SQL
2 14 (10.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.70%) C#
4 6 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.62%) Java
6 3 (2.17%) VB
7 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.45%) VBA
8 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.72%) C
8 1 (0.72%) C++
8 1 (0.72%) Perl
8 1 (0.72%) Python
8 1 (0.72%) VB6
8 1 (0.72%) VBScript
8 1 (0.72%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (10.87%) Degree
2 9 (6.52%) CISMP
2 9 (6.52%) CISSP
3 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.17%) CCNA
5 3 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.17%) ISEB
5 3 (2.17%) MCSE
5 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.45%) MCP
7 1 (0.72%) APMP
7 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) MCSA
7 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) COBIT
1 9 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (6.52%) ISO27002
2 5 (3.62%) SLA
3 4 (2.90%) QA
4 3 (2.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.72%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 23 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.45%) vSphere
3 2 (1.45%) XenApp
4 1 (0.72%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.72%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) SCCM
2 1 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 93 (67.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.14%) Cisco
3 8 (5.80%) SAP
4 5 (3.62%) VMware
5 4 (2.90%) Oracle
5 4 (2.90%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.17%) Ariba
6 3 (2.17%) Citrix
6 3 (2.17%) Concur
6 3 (2.17%) Intel
6 3 (2.17%) IronPort
6 3 (2.17%) RightFax
6 3 (2.17%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.45%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.45%) Apple
7 2 (1.45%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.45%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.45%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.45%) Juniper
7 2 (1.45%) Lotus
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