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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 109 91 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.61% 6.64% 5.79%
As % of the Applications category 53.43% 50.84% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 29 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £485 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.10 £18.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
204 179 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.38% 13.06% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 84 41
Average daily rate £325 £323 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +17.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.83 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -26.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.00 £72.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -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 27 April 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
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 27 April 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
Bolton +2 4 £213 - 2
Salford -3 3 £325 -
Stockport -3 3 £350 - 6
Cheadle -2 1 - -
Oldham - 1 £200 - 2
Audenshaw - 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £95 -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 114 (59.69%) Microsoft
2 67 (35.08%) MS Office
3 60 (31.41%) Windows
4 45 (23.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 43 (22.51%) MS Project
6 41 (21.47%) Project Management
6 41 (21.47%) Windows 7
7 34 (17.80%) PRINCE2
8 32 (16.75%) Finance
9 30 (15.71%) Active Directory
10 27 (14.14%) ITIL
11 25 (13.09%) Migration
12 22 (11.52%) SQL
12 22 (11.52%) SQL Server
12 22 (11.52%) Windows XP
12 22 (11.52%) Citrix
13 18 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (8.90%) .NET
15 16 (8.38%) Programme Management
16 15 (7.85%) C#
16 15 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (7.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 14 (7.33%) Security Cleared
18 13 (6.81%) MS Exchange
18 13 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (6.81%) Degree
19 12 (6.28%) Incident Management
19 12 (6.28%) Change Control
19 12 (6.28%) MVC
19 12 (6.28%) JavaScript

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 13 (6.81%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.24%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.19%) SAS
4 3 (1.57%) CICS
4 3 (1.57%) IIS
4 3 (1.57%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.57%) CMS
4 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.05%) Orchard CMS
5 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.05%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.05%) Apache
5 2 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Lync
6 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.52%) Confluence
6 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 67 (35.08%) MS Office
2 45 (23.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 43 (22.51%) MS Project
4 9 (4.71%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.09%) Mingle
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.57%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.52%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.71%) SAN
1 9 (4.71%) Firewall
2 8 (4.19%) LAN
3 7 (3.66%) WAN
3 7 (3.66%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.57%) DHCP
4 3 (1.57%) VoIP
4 3 (1.57%) DNS
5 2 (1.05%) NAS
5 2 (1.05%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.05%) Intranet
5 2 (1.05%) Internet
5 2 (1.05%) Wireless
5 2 (1.05%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.05%) Network Security
6 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.52%) SSH
6 1 (0.52%) VPN
6 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.52%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.66%) Base SAS
3 7 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 6 (3.14%) RavenDB
4 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.62%) MS Access
6 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.05%) Big Data
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.05%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.05%) MySQL
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.52%) Moq
5 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.52%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.52%) NUnit
5 1 (0.52%) MorphX
5 1 (0.52%) JIRA
5 1 (0.52%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 32 (16.75%) Finance
2 9 (4.71%) Legal
2 9 (4.71%) Manufacturing
2 9 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.66%) Banking
3 7 (3.66%) Law
4 5 (2.62%) Retail
5 3 (1.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.05%) Local Government
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (25.65%) Analyst
2 32 (16.75%) Developer
3 14 (7.33%) Project Manager
4 13 (6.81%) Coordinator
5 12 (6.28%) Project Coordinator
6 10 (5.24%) Service Analyst
6 10 (5.24%) Administrator
7 9 (4.71%) Support Analyst
7 9 (4.71%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (4.19%) Project Administrator
8 8 (4.19%) Project Officer
9 7 (3.66%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (3.14%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.14%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.14%) Desktop Support
10 6 (3.14%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.14%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.14%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.90%) .NET
2 11 (5.76%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.24%) jQuery
4 9 (4.71%) Web Services
4 9 (4.71%) HTML
5 8 (4.19%) XML
5 8 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (3.66%) CSS
7 6 (3.14%) Application Packaging
7 6 (3.14%) Ajax
8 5 (2.62%) RESTful
9 4 (2.09%) LINQ
9 4 (2.09%) XSLT
9 4 (2.09%) XHTML
10 3 (1.57%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.57%) CSS3
11 2 (1.05%) Autofac
11 2 (1.05%) Regular Expression
11 2 (1.05%) HTML5
11 2 (1.05%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.71%) Mainframe
2 9 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.19%) NHS
4 7 (3.66%) Life Science
5 6 (3.14%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (3.14%) Data Extraction
5 6 (3.14%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.14%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.09%) Open Source
7 3 (1.57%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.57%) Clustering
8 2 (1.05%) Statistics
8 2 (1.05%) Replication
8 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.05%) FMCG
8 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.05%) User Experience
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 60 (31.41%) Windows
2 41 (21.47%) Windows 7
3 22 (11.52%) Windows XP
4 11 (5.76%) UNIX
5 9 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.62%) Windows NT
7 5 (2.62%) Linux
8 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.47%) Project Management
2 34 (17.80%) PRINCE2
3 27 (14.14%) ITIL
4 25 (13.09%) Migration
5 16 (8.38%) Programme Management
6 15 (7.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 13 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (6.28%) Incident Management
8 12 (6.28%) MVC
8 12 (6.28%) Change Control
9 11 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (5.76%) Data Analysis
10 10 (5.24%) Software Delivery
11 9 (4.71%) TDD
11 9 (4.71%) Change Management
11 9 (4.71%) Service Management
12 8 (4.19%) Validation
12 8 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.19%) SOA
12 8 (4.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.52%) SQL
2 15 (7.85%) C#
3 12 (6.28%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.71%) VBA
5 7 (3.66%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.14%) REXX
7 5 (2.62%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.57%) Ruby
8 3 (1.57%) VB
9 2 (1.05%) VBScript
9 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.52%) JCL
10 1 (0.52%) VB6
10 1 (0.52%) XPath
10 1 (0.52%) X++
10 1 (0.52%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.52%) Java
10 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.81%) Degree
4 8 (4.19%) MCITP
5 6 (3.14%) MOS
5 6 (3.14%) MCDST
5 6 (3.14%) A+ Certification
6 5 (2.62%) MCSE
7 3 (1.57%) MCP
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.52%) MCSA
9 1 (0.52%) ISEB
9 1 (0.52%) CCA
9 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.52%) CCEA
9 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) SLA
2 3 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 30 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.57%) XenApp
2 3 (1.57%) XenDesktop
2 3 (1.57%) vSphere
3 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.52%) XenServer
4 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.05%) SCCM
1 2 (1.05%) Puppet
1 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.05%) Ansible
1 2 (1.05%) Salt
2 1 (0.52%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (59.69%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.52%) Citrix
3 10 (5.24%) VMware
4 9 (4.71%) Oracle
5 7 (3.66%) Cognos
5 7 (3.66%) IBM
6 5 (2.62%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.62%) SAP
6 5 (2.62%) NetApp
7 4 (2.09%) Cisco
8 3 (1.57%) HP
8 3 (1.57%) Lotus
8 3 (1.57%) Northgate
9 2 (1.05%) Apple
9 2 (1.05%) Dell
9 2 (1.05%) Adobe
10 1 (0.52%) Sun
10 1 (0.52%) Siebel
10 1 (0.52%) Siemens
10 1 (0.52%) Symantec
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £12 - £17 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago