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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 94 103 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.24% 8.10% 6.08%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 56.28% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 31
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.83 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -30.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.27 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £23.90 £48.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
188 183 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.48% 14.40% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 105 59
Average daily rate £281 £339 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.97% +8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £175 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 22
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.83 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -24.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.27 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £28.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 2 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 July 2015. 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
Stockport +4 6 £276 -33.03% 12
Salford +3 5 £225 - 1
Bolton -4 1 £1,000 +146.91%
Rochdale - 1 - - 2
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 126 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 72 (34.29%) MS Office
3 69 (32.86%) Windows
4 50 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 47 (22.38%) Windows 7
6 46 (21.90%) Finance
6 46 (21.90%) Project Management
7 40 (19.05%) PRINCE2
8 39 (18.57%) ITIL
8 39 (18.57%) MS Project
9 32 (15.24%) Migration
10 26 (12.38%) Active Directory
11 25 (11.90%) SQL
12 22 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (10.00%) Programme Management
14 17 (8.10%) Citrix
14 17 (8.10%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (8.10%) SQL Server
14 17 (8.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 16 (7.62%) Degree
16 15 (7.14%) Data Analysis
16 15 (7.14%) Windows XP
17 14 (6.67%) Security Cleared
18 13 (6.19%) MS Access
19 12 (5.71%) VBA
19 12 (5.71%) .NET
19 12 (5.71%) System Testing
19 12 (5.71%) Incident Management
20 11 (5.24%) MCITP
20 11 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 11 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.81%) SAS
4 4 (1.90%) CMS
5 3 (1.43%) IIS
5 3 (1.43%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.95%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.95%) Lync
6 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.48%) Confluence
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.48%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.48%) Mule
Applications
1 72 (34.29%) MS Office
2 50 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 39 (18.57%) MS Project
4 10 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.48%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.95%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.48%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.48%) Office 365
1 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.76%) WAN
2 8 (3.81%) LAN
3 6 (2.86%) SAN
3 6 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.90%) Firewall
4 4 (1.90%) Intranet
5 3 (1.43%) Internet
6 2 (0.95%) VoIP
6 2 (0.95%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.95%) NAS
7 1 (0.48%) Softswitch
7 1 (0.48%) OpenScape
7 1 (0.48%) SSH
7 1 (0.48%) Network Security
7 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.48%) Wireless
7 1 (0.48%) VPN
7 1 (0.48%) DNS
7 1 (0.48%) DHCP
7 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.19%) MS Access
3 8 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 7 (3.33%) Base SAS
5 6 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.90%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.95%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.95%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.48%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.48%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.95%) Moq
3 2 (0.95%) MorphX
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.48%) Selenium
4 1 (0.48%) JIRA
4 1 (0.48%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.48%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.48%) MSI
4 1 (0.48%) NUnit
4 1 (0.48%) Hudson
4 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (21.90%) Finance
2 11 (5.24%) Manufacturing
2 11 (5.24%) Banking
3 9 (4.29%) Legal
4 8 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.81%) Law
5 4 (1.90%) Marketing
6 3 (1.43%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.43%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.95%) Local Government
7 2 (0.95%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
8 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (32.86%) Analyst
2 25 (11.90%) Developer
3 18 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 16 (7.62%) Service Analyst
5 14 (6.67%) Coordinator
6 13 (6.19%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.19%) Support Analyst
6 13 (6.19%) Project Coordinator
6 13 (6.19%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (5.24%) Administrator
8 10 (4.76%) Data Analyst
9 9 (4.29%) Project Administrator
9 9 (4.29%) Team Leader
9 9 (4.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 8 (3.81%) Technical Team Leader
11 7 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (3.33%) Consultant
12 6 (2.86%) Desktop Support
12 6 (2.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.71%) .NET
2 6 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 6 (2.86%) HTML
2 6 (2.86%) XML
2 6 (2.86%) Application Packaging
3 5 (2.38%) XSLT
4 4 (1.90%) Web Services
4 4 (1.90%) CSS
5 3 (1.43%) jQuery
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.48%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.48%) HTML5
6 1 (0.48%) CSS3
6 1 (0.48%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.48%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.48%) Ember.js
6 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.48%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.29%) Mainframe
2 9 (4.29%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.29%) Life Science
3 7 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.86%) Data Extraction
4 6 (2.86%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.43%) Statistics
5 3 (1.43%) User Experience
6 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.95%) Clustering
6 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.48%) IVR
7 1 (0.48%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 69 (32.86%) Windows
2 47 (22.38%) Windows 7
3 15 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (3.81%) UNIX
5 5 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.43%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.95%) Linux
7 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.95%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.48%) Solaris
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.90%) Project Management
2 40 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 39 (18.57%) ITIL
4 32 (15.24%) Migration
5 21 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 17 (8.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 15 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 12 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 12 (5.71%) System Testing
9 11 (5.24%) Change Control
9 11 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (4.76%) Data Transformation
11 9 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.81%) Service Management
12 8 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.81%) Validation
12 8 (3.81%) Document Management
12 8 (3.81%) ITIL V3
12 8 (3.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.90%) SQL
2 12 (5.71%) VBA
3 10 (4.76%) C#
4 6 (2.86%) REXX
5 5 (2.38%) Java
5 5 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.90%) VB
7 3 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.95%) X++
8 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.95%) VBScript
9 1 (0.48%) C
9 1 (0.48%) JCL
9 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 17 (8.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (7.62%) Degree
3 14 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.24%) MCITP
5 8 (3.81%) MOS
5 8 (3.81%) MCDST
5 8 (3.81%) A+ Certification
6 5 (2.38%) MCSE
7 4 (1.90%) MCP
8 3 (1.43%) ACCA
8 3 (1.43%) CIMA
8 3 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.95%) MCSA
9 2 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.48%) CCNP
10 1 (0.48%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.24%) SLA
2 6 (2.86%) QA
3 3 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.95%) P3O
5 1 (0.48%) GMP
5 1 (0.48%) GAAP
5 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (12.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.95%) XenApp
3 2 (0.95%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.95%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.86%) SCCM
2 2 (0.95%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.48%) WSUS
3 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 126 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.10%) Citrix
3 11 (5.24%) Oracle
4 10 (4.76%) IBM
5 8 (3.81%) VMware
6 7 (3.33%) SAP
7 6 (2.86%) Cognos
8 4 (1.90%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.43%) Cisco
9 3 (1.43%) Adobe
9 3 (1.43%) HP
9 3 (1.43%) NetApp
9 3 (1.43%) Lotus
10 2 (0.95%) Apple
10 2 (0.95%) Dell
11 1 (0.48%) Interwoven
11 1 (0.48%) Nokia
11 1 (0.48%) Retek
11 1 (0.48%) Siemens
11 1 (0.48%) Sun
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