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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 117 95 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.21% 7.20% 5.69%
As % of the Applications category 55.19% 57.93% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 62 36
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£325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £13.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -8.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.61 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £15.60 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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
212 164 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.25% 12.42% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 109 62
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 27
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.28 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £18.15 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 +7 6 - - 15
Salford +9 4 £200 - 1
Wigan 0 2 £100 -75.30% 3
Bury - 1 - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 140 (68.29%) Microsoft
2 75 (36.59%) MS Office
3 67 (32.68%) Windows
4 54 (26.34%) Finance
5 46 (22.44%) Windows 7
6 36 (17.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 34 (16.59%) ITIL
8 32 (15.61%) PRINCE2
8 32 (15.61%) Project Management
9 28 (13.66%) Active Directory
10 27 (13.17%) SQL
11 26 (12.68%) SQL Server
12 23 (11.22%) Migration
13 22 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (9.27%) System Testing
14 19 (9.27%) MS Project
15 17 (8.29%) MS Access
15 17 (8.29%) WAN
16 16 (7.80%) SAS
16 16 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (7.32%) Banking
17 15 (7.32%) Data Analysis
17 15 (7.32%) Programme Management
18 14 (6.83%) .NET
19 13 (6.34%) SharePoint
19 13 (6.34%) UNIX
19 13 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 13 (6.34%) Base SAS
19 13 (6.34%) Security Cleared

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (7.80%) SAS
2 13 (6.34%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.93%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.95%) CMS
4 4 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.46%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.98%) WorkSite
6 2 (0.98%) Drupal
6 2 (0.98%) WordPress
6 2 (0.98%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.49%) Confluence
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.49%) Lync
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.49%) Mule
7 1 (0.49%) Documentum
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 75 (36.59%) MS Office
2 36 (17.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (9.27%) MS Project
4 8 (3.90%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.98%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.49%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.98%) Office 365
1 2 (0.98%) IaaS
1 2 (0.98%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.29%) WAN
2 12 (5.85%) LAN
3 6 (2.93%) Intranet
4 3 (1.46%) DHCP
4 3 (1.46%) DNS
5 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.98%) VPN
5 2 (0.98%) Wireless
5 2 (0.98%) SAN
6 1 (0.49%) Network Security
6 1 (0.49%) NAS
6 1 (0.49%) Skype
6 1 (0.49%) WebEx
6 1 (0.49%) OpenScape
6 1 (0.49%) Internet
6 1 (0.49%) Firewall
6 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.29%) MS Access
3 13 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (6.34%) Base SAS
4 12 (5.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 11 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.98%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.98%) QlikView
10 2 (0.98%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.49%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (4.88%) Visual Studio
1 10 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.41%) TestDirector
3 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.98%) Moq
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.49%) Selenium
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.49%) MSI
5 1 (0.49%) MorphX
5 1 (0.49%) JIRA
5 1 (0.49%) JProfiler
5 1 (0.49%) Hudson
5 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
General
1 54 (26.34%) Finance
2 15 (7.32%) Banking
3 10 (4.88%) Legal
4 9 (4.39%) Law
5 7 (3.41%) Retail
6 6 (2.93%) Marketing
7 4 (1.95%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.46%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.49%) Local Government
9 1 (0.49%) French Language
9 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 78 (38.05%) Analyst
2 29 (14.15%) Developer
3 14 (6.83%) Coordinator
4 13 (6.34%) Service Analyst
4 13 (6.34%) Project Coordinator
5 12 (5.85%) Project Manager
5 12 (5.85%) SAS Analyst
6 11 (5.37%) Support Analyst
6 11 (5.37%) Administrator
6 11 (5.37%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (4.88%) Team Leader
7 10 (4.88%) Data Analyst
7 10 (4.88%) Desktop Support
7 10 (4.88%) Test Analyst
8 9 (4.39%) Consultant
8 9 (4.39%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.39%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 8 (3.90%) Technical Team Leader
10 7 (3.41%) SAS Developer
10 7 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.83%) .NET
2 11 (5.37%) HTML
2 11 (5.37%) CSS
3 10 (4.88%) XML
4 7 (3.41%) XSLT
5 5 (2.44%) jQuery
6 4 (1.95%) HTML5
6 4 (1.95%) CSS3
6 4 (1.95%) Web Services
7 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.98%) XSL
8 2 (0.98%) Ajax
8 2 (0.98%) XHTML
8 2 (0.98%) JSON
8 2 (0.98%) Backbone.js
8 2 (0.98%) Ember.js
8 2 (0.98%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.49%) MDX
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.93%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.93%) Data Extraction
2 6 (2.93%) Visualisation
2 6 (2.93%) Mainframe
2 6 (2.93%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.93%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.46%) NHS
5 3 (1.46%) Statistics
5 3 (1.46%) Life Science
6 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.98%) User Experience
6 2 (0.98%) Social Media
7 1 (0.49%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 67 (32.68%) Windows
2 46 (22.44%) Windows 7
3 13 (6.34%) UNIX
4 12 (5.85%) Windows XP
5 6 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.46%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.98%) Android
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.49%) Solaris
9 1 (0.49%) Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.59%) ITIL
2 32 (15.61%) PRINCE2
2 32 (15.61%) Project Management
3 23 (11.22%) Migration
4 19 (9.27%) System Testing
5 16 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (7.32%) Programme Management
6 15 (7.32%) Data Analysis
7 12 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (4.39%) CRM
9 9 (4.39%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.90%) Scrum
10 8 (3.90%) Document Management
10 8 (3.90%) ETL
10 8 (3.90%) Validation
10 8 (3.90%) ITIL V3
11 7 (3.41%) Data Migration
12 6 (2.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (2.93%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.17%) SQL
2 11 (5.37%) C#
3 10 (4.88%) VBA
4 8 (3.90%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.41%) Java
6 6 (2.93%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.93%) REXX
6 6 (2.93%) VB
7 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.98%) C
8 2 (0.98%) PHP
8 2 (0.98%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.49%) VB6
9 1 (0.49%) X++
9 1 (0.49%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.34%) Degree
2 13 (6.34%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.37%) MCITP
4 8 (3.90%) MOS
4 8 (3.90%) MCDST
4 8 (3.90%) A+ Certification
5 4 (1.95%) MCSE
6 3 (1.46%) MCP
6 3 (1.46%) ACCA
6 3 (1.46%) CIMA
7 2 (0.98%) MCSA
7 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.49%) CCENT
8 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PMP
8 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.90%) SLA
1 8 (3.90%) QA
2 3 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.98%) P3O
4 1 (0.49%) GMP
4 1 (0.49%) GAAP
4 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (13.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.98%) XenApp
3 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (3.41%) SCCM
2 1 (0.49%) SCOM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.49%) WMI
2 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 140 (68.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.88%) IBM
3 9 (4.39%) VMware
4 7 (3.41%) Dell
4 7 (3.41%) Oracle
4 7 (3.41%) SAP
5 5 (2.44%) Citrix
6 3 (1.46%) Adobe
6 3 (1.46%) Lotus
7 2 (0.98%) Cognos
7 2 (0.98%) Cisco
7 2 (0.98%) NetApp
7 2 (0.98%) Google
8 1 (0.49%) Ceridian
8 1 (0.49%) Polycom
8 1 (0.49%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.49%) Facebook
8 1 (0.49%) Twitter
8 1 (0.49%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
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