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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 31 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 93 89 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.21% 5.87% 8.21%
As % of the Applications category 59.62% 50.28% 55.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 44 45
Median daily rate £400 £313 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -9.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £177 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £494 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Median hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £13.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.23 £11.00 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £17.35 £24.95
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
156 177 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.73% 11.67% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 93 104
Median daily rate £350 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £141 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 17
Median hourly rate £11.25 £12.75 £13.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -8.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £10.50 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £18.25 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Salford -7 2 - - 1
Rochdale -1 1 - -
Audenshaw - 1 - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 108 (56.84%) Microsoft
2 56 (29.47%) MS Office
3 44 (23.16%) Finance
4 43 (22.63%) Active Directory
5 38 (20.00%) Project Management
6 33 (17.37%) SQL
6 33 (17.37%) MS PowerPoint
7 31 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (15.26%) Windows
9 26 (13.68%) ERP
10 25 (13.16%) MS Project
10 25 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (12.63%) PRINCE2
12 23 (12.11%) PeopleSoft
13 21 (11.05%) Oracle
13 21 (11.05%) Mentoring
13 21 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (10.53%) Risk Management
15 19 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
15 19 (10.00%) SAP
16 16 (8.42%) SQL Server
16 16 (8.42%) Information Security
17 15 (7.89%) SharePoint
17 15 (7.89%) Business Analysis
18 14 (7.37%) .NET
18 14 (7.37%) ITIL
18 14 (7.37%) Firewall
18 14 (7.37%) Banking
19 13 (6.84%) Penetration Testing
19 13 (6.84%) MS Visio

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 15 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.68%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.63%) Confluence
3 5 (2.63%) Oracle UPK
3 5 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.58%) CMS
4 3 (1.58%) SAS
4 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.05%) IIS
5 2 (1.05%) WordPress
6 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.53%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.53%) nginx
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (29.47%) MS Office
2 33 (17.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (13.16%) MS Project
4 13 (6.84%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.05%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.05%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (6.32%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (2.11%) Primavera
5 3 (1.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (1.58%) SAP PS
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.53%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.63%) IaaS
2 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.11%) Office 365
3 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.05%) PaaS
3 2 (1.05%) SaaS
3 2 (1.05%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.37%) Firewall
2 6 (3.16%) DHCP
2 6 (3.16%) DNS
3 4 (2.11%) Network Security
3 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.58%) VLAN
4 3 (1.58%) VPN
5 2 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.05%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.05%) LAN
5 2 (1.05%) WAN
6 1 (0.53%) 4G
6 1 (0.53%) DSL
6 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.53%) SAN
6 1 (0.53%) SSH
6 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.53%) Wireless
6 1 (0.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.79%) Data Mining
3 8 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.58%) MS Access
7 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.05%) Power BI
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.53%) DataStage
8 1 (0.53%) MySQL
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.63%) JIRA
2 3 (1.58%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.58%) Selenium
2 3 (1.58%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.05%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.05%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.53%) Subversion
4 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (23.16%) Finance
2 14 (7.37%) Banking
3 5 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.63%) Marketing
3 5 (2.63%) Retail
3 5 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.58%) Advertising
4 3 (1.58%) Legal
5 2 (1.05%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (1.05%) French Language
5 2 (1.05%) German Language
5 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.05%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) International Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (20.53%) Analyst
2 22 (11.58%) Architect
3 18 (9.47%) Consultant
4 14 (7.37%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (6.32%) Developer
5 12 (6.32%) IT Manager
6 10 (5.26%) IT Risk Manager
6 10 (5.26%) IT Security Manager
6 10 (5.26%) Risk Manager
6 10 (5.26%) Security Manager
7 9 (4.74%) Data Analyst
7 9 (4.74%) PMO Consultant
7 9 (4.74%) Project Planner
7 9 (4.74%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.21%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.68%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (3.68%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (3.68%) Programme Planner
10 6 (3.16%) Project Consultant
10 6 (3.16%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.37%) .NET
2 9 (4.74%) Middleware
3 6 (3.16%) Web Services
4 4 (2.11%) CSS
4 4 (2.11%) HTML
5 3 (1.58%) XML
6 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.05%) HTML5
6 2 (1.05%) jQuery
6 2 (1.05%) LESS
6 2 (1.05%) Sass
6 2 (1.05%) XSLT
7 1 (0.53%) Ajax
7 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.53%) CSS3
7 1 (0.53%) Node.js
7 1 (0.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.53%) WCF
7 1 (0.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.79%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.26%) Cryptography
4 6 (3.16%) Social Media
5 5 (2.63%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.05%) Animation
8 2 (1.05%) Blog
8 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.05%) Copywriting
8 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.05%) Life Science
8 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.05%) NHS
8 2 (1.05%) Psychology
8 2 (1.05%) Social Network
8 2 (1.05%) Statistics
8 2 (1.05%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.26%) Windows
2 12 (6.32%) Windows 7
3 10 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.63%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.11%) Linux
7 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.05%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.53%) AIX
9 1 (0.53%) Unix
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.00%) Project Management
2 31 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (13.68%) ERP
4 25 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (12.63%) PRINCE2
6 21 (11.05%) Mentoring
7 20 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 19 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
9 16 (8.42%) Information Security
10 15 (7.89%) Business Analysis
11 14 (7.37%) ITIL
12 13 (6.84%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (6.32%) CRM
13 12 (6.32%) SOA
14 11 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (5.79%) Data Management
14 11 (5.79%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (5.79%) TOGAF
15 10 (5.26%) Scrum
15 10 (5.26%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.37%) SQL
2 7 (3.68%) C
2 7 (3.68%) Java
2 7 (3.68%) JavaScript
2 7 (3.68%) T-SQL
2 7 (3.68%) VBA
3 6 (3.16%) C#
4 5 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.11%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.11%) VB
6 3 (1.58%) PHP
7 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.53%) C++
8 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (5.26%) Degree
2 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.63%) CISSP
3 5 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.58%) CCNA
5 3 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.58%) HND
5 3 (1.58%) MCSE
6 2 (1.05%) CISA
6 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.05%) MCP
6 2 (1.05%) MCSA
6 2 (1.05%) OCP
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.05%) SAP Certification
6 2 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.53%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.11%) P3O
3 4 (2.11%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (22.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.58%) vSphere
4 2 (1.05%) NFS
4 2 (1.05%) Xen
5 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.53%) NDS
5 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.53%) UAG
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.58%) SCCM
3 2 (1.05%) SCOM
4 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 108 (56.84%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.11%) PeopleSoft
3 21 (11.05%) Oracle
4 19 (10.00%) SAP
5 8 (4.21%) VMware
6 7 (3.68%) Citrix
6 7 (3.68%) HP
7 5 (2.63%) Cisco
7 5 (2.63%) NetApp
7 5 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.58%) Facebook
8 3 (1.58%) Twitter
9 2 (1.05%) Google
9 2 (1.05%) IBM
9 2 (1.05%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.53%) Clearswift
10 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.53%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.53%) Tableau
10 1 (0.53%) Veeam
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