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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 32 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 90 105 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.89% 6.47% 7.33%
As % of the Applications category 67.16% 51.47% 54.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 52 46
Median daily rate £388 £313 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £162 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £477 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £20.25 £24.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
134 204 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.28% 12.57% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 106 100
Median daily rate £350 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £17.49 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Bolton -1 2 £250 -75.00% 5
Salford -10 2 - - 3
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 109 (57.37%) Microsoft
2 60 (31.58%) MS Office
3 54 (28.42%) Active Directory
4 46 (24.21%) Finance
5 37 (19.47%) Windows
6 33 (17.37%) SQL
7 28 (14.74%) Project Management
8 27 (14.21%) ERP
9 25 (13.16%) SQL Server
9 25 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
10 23 (12.11%) PeopleSoft
11 22 (11.58%) MS Project
11 22 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (11.05%) Mentoring
13 20 (10.53%) ITIL
14 19 (10.00%) Firewall
14 19 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
15 18 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (9.47%) SharePoint
16 17 (8.95%) Oracle
16 17 (8.95%) Risk Management
16 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (8.95%) Windows Server
17 16 (8.42%) SAP
17 16 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (7.89%) Citrix
18 15 (7.89%) PRINCE2
18 15 (7.89%) CRM
18 15 (7.89%) Banking
18 15 (7.89%) Business Analysis

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 18 (9.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.21%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.21%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.63%) Oracle UPK
4 5 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.05%) CMS
5 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.05%) IIS
5 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.05%) WordPress
6 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
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
Applications
1 60 (31.58%) MS Office
2 25 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (11.58%) MS Project
4 7 (3.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.53%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.53%) Primavera
5 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.16%) Office 365
4 5 (2.63%) IaaS
4 5 (2.63%) PaaS
5 3 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.58%) SoftLayer
6 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.05%) SaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.00%) Firewall
2 11 (5.79%) DHCP
2 11 (5.79%) DNS
3 8 (4.21%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.21%) VLAN
4 6 (3.16%) LAN
4 6 (3.16%) SAN
4 6 (3.16%) WAN
5 5 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.11%) Network Security
7 3 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.58%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.58%) VPN
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.53%) DSL
8 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.53%) Skype
8 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 10 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.58%) MS Access
6 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.05%) Power BI
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 2008
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.05%) HP UFT
1 2 (1.05%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.05%) Selenium
1 2 (1.05%) SpecFlow
1 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (24.21%) Finance
2 15 (7.89%) Banking
3 7 (3.68%) Marketing
4 5 (2.63%) Legal
4 5 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.11%) Retail
6 3 (1.58%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (1.05%) French Language
7 2 (1.05%) German Language
7 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) International Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (22.63%) Analyst
2 25 (13.16%) Architect
3 17 (8.95%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (8.42%) Developer
5 12 (6.32%) IT Manager
6 10 (5.26%) Consultant
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%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.68%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (3.68%) Administrator
8 7 (3.68%) PMO Analyst
9 6 (3.16%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.16%) IT Analyst
9 6 (3.16%) Project Planner
9 6 (3.16%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.37%) .NET
2 9 (4.74%) Middleware
3 3 (1.58%) EDI
4 2 (1.05%) CSS
4 2 (1.05%) HTML
5 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.53%) HTML5
5 1 (0.53%) jQuery
5 1 (0.53%) LESS
5 1 (0.53%) Node.js
5 1 (0.53%) Sass
5 1 (0.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.32%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.26%) Cryptography
4 6 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.63%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.58%) NHS
6 3 (1.58%) Social Media
7 2 (1.05%) Blog
7 2 (1.05%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.05%) Life Science
7 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.05%) Psychology
7 2 (1.05%) Social Network
8 1 (0.53%) CCTV
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.47%) Windows
2 17 (8.95%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.37%) Windows 7
4 10 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.63%) Linux
7 5 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.58%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.53%) Unix
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.74%) Project Management
2 27 (14.21%) ERP
3 22 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (11.05%) Mentoring
5 20 (10.53%) ITIL
6 19 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
7 18 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (8.95%) Risk Management
9 16 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (7.89%) Business Analysis
10 15 (7.89%) CRM
10 15 (7.89%) PRINCE2
11 14 (7.37%) SOA
12 12 (6.32%) Information Security
13 11 (5.79%) Data Management
13 11 (5.79%) TOGAF
14 10 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (5.26%) Security Operations
14 10 (5.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.37%) SQL
2 11 (5.79%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.26%) VBA
4 8 (4.21%) C
4 8 (4.21%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.68%) Java
6 6 (3.16%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.63%) C#
8 4 (2.11%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.11%) VB
9 3 (1.58%) PHP
10 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.11%) CCNA
3 4 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.11%) Degree
3 4 (2.11%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.11%) MCSE
4 3 (1.58%) MCSA
4 3 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.05%) CISA
5 2 (1.05%) CISSP
5 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.05%) MCP
5 2 (1.05%) OCP
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.05%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CIMA
6 1 (0.53%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.63%) SLA
2 4 (2.11%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.11%) P3O
2 4 (2.11%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.11%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (28.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.63%) XenApp
4 4 (2.11%) vSphere
5 3 (1.58%) NFS
5 3 (1.58%) Xen
6 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.53%) NDS
7 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.53%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (3.16%) SCCM
2 4 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.05%) SCOM
4 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 109 (57.37%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.11%) PeopleSoft
3 17 (8.95%) Oracle
4 16 (8.42%) SAP
5 15 (7.89%) Citrix
6 14 (7.37%) VMware
7 10 (5.26%) Cisco
8 8 (4.21%) HP
9 5 (2.63%) NetApp
9 5 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.58%) Cognos
10 3 (1.58%) Facebook
10 3 (1.58%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.58%) IBM
10 3 (1.58%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.58%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.58%) Twitter
11 2 (1.05%) Altiris
11 2 (1.05%) AppSense
11 2 (1.05%) Google
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