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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 84 108 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.76% 8.51% 5.63%
As % of the Applications category 49.41% 58.06% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £185 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.67 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +5.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £20.90 £46.45
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
170 186 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.66% 14.66% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 86 40
Average daily rate £300 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £136 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 25
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £28.75 £106.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +1 5 £350 - 9
Salford 0 3 £271 - 4
Bolton - 2 £606 -
Audenshaw +2 1 - -
Cheadle -2 1 - - 2
Rochdale - 1 - - 3
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 112 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 63 (32.81%) MS Office
3 55 (28.65%) Windows
4 52 (27.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 45 (23.44%) MS Project
6 42 (21.88%) Project Management
7 39 (20.31%) Finance
8 37 (19.27%) Windows 7
9 35 (18.23%) PRINCE2
10 29 (15.10%) ITIL
11 26 (13.54%) Active Directory
12 25 (13.02%) SQL Server
12 25 (13.02%) Migration
13 22 (11.46%) SQL
14 21 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (9.90%) Citrix
16 17 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (8.85%) .NET
17 15 (7.81%) Windows XP
17 15 (7.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 15 (7.81%) Security Cleared
17 15 (7.81%) Degree
18 14 (7.29%) Incident Management
18 14 (7.29%) C#
18 14 (7.29%) Programme Management
18 14 (7.29%) Data Analysis
19 12 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
20 11 (5.73%) VBA
20 11 (5.73%) Oracle
20 11 (5.73%) MS Exchange

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (5.73%) MS Exchange
1 11 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.17%) SAS
3 4 (2.08%) CMS
4 3 (1.56%) IIS
5 2 (1.04%) LiveCycle
5 2 (1.04%) Lync
5 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.52%) CICS
6 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.52%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Confluence
6 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.52%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 63 (32.81%) MS Office
2 52 (27.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 45 (23.44%) MS Project
4 9 (4.69%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.08%) Mingle
6 2 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.04%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.52%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) IaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.69%) LAN
2 8 (4.17%) SAN
2 8 (4.17%) WAN
2 8 (4.17%) Firewall
3 6 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.08%) Intranet
5 3 (1.56%) Internet
5 3 (1.56%) Network Security
6 2 (1.04%) NAS
6 2 (1.04%) DHCP
6 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.04%) VoIP
6 2 (1.04%) DNS
6 2 (1.04%) Wireless
6 2 (1.04%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.52%) SSH
7 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.52%) Telnet
7 1 (0.52%) VPN
7 1 (0.52%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.21%) MS Access
3 8 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 7 (3.65%) Base SAS
4 7 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.60%) RavenDB
6 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.04%) MySQL
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (1.04%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (5.21%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.04%) MorphX
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.04%) Moq
4 1 (0.52%) NUnit
4 1 (0.52%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.52%) Selenium
4 1 (0.52%) JIRA
4 1 (0.52%) ReSharper
General
1 39 (20.31%) Finance
2 10 (5.21%) Legal
3 9 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.69%) Banking
4 8 (4.17%) Law
4 8 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.60%) Retail
6 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.56%) Marketing
7 2 (1.04%) Local Government
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 55 (28.65%) Analyst
2 29 (15.10%) Developer
3 15 (7.81%) Project Manager
4 13 (6.77%) Coordinator
5 12 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
5 12 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 12 (6.25%) Administrator
6 11 (5.73%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (5.73%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.69%) Support Analyst
7 9 (4.69%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (4.69%) Project Administrator
8 8 (4.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 8 (4.17%) Technical Team Leader
8 8 (4.17%) Team Leader
8 8 (4.17%) Project Officer
8 8 (4.17%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (2.60%) SAS Developer
10 5 (2.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.85%) .NET
2 10 (5.21%) ASP.NET
3 7 (3.65%) HTML
3 7 (3.65%) Web Services
3 7 (3.65%) XML
4 6 (3.13%) jQuery
4 6 (3.13%) Application Packaging
5 5 (2.60%) CSS
5 5 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.08%) XSLT
7 2 (1.04%) RESTful
7 2 (1.04%) XHTML
7 2 (1.04%) Ajax
8 1 (0.52%) Lucene
8 1 (0.52%) SAML
8 1 (0.52%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.52%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.52%) Sinatra
8 1 (0.52%) WCF
8 1 (0.52%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.69%) Mainframe
2 9 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.65%) Life Science
5 6 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (3.13%) Data Extraction
5 6 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.13%) NHS
6 3 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.56%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.56%) Statistics
7 2 (1.04%) FMCG
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.04%) User Experience
7 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.04%) Replication
7 2 (1.04%) Clustering
8 1 (0.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 55 (28.65%) Windows
2 37 (19.27%) Windows 7
3 15 (7.81%) Windows XP
4 10 (5.21%) UNIX
5 9 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.08%) Linux
8 3 (1.56%) Windows NT
8 3 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.88%) Project Management
2 35 (18.23%) PRINCE2
3 29 (15.10%) ITIL
4 25 (13.02%) Migration
5 15 (7.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 14 (7.29%) Incident Management
6 14 (7.29%) Programme Management
6 14 (7.29%) Data Analysis
7 12 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (5.73%) Change Control
8 11 (5.73%) SDLC
9 10 (5.21%) Software Delivery
9 10 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.21%) MVC
10 9 (4.69%) Service Management
10 9 (4.69%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.17%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.17%) ITIL V3
11 8 (4.17%) TDD
11 8 (4.17%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.46%) SQL
2 14 (7.29%) C#
3 11 (5.73%) VBA
4 8 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.13%) REXX
6 5 (2.60%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.56%) VB
8 3 (1.56%) Java
9 2 (1.04%) X++
9 2 (1.04%) VBScript
9 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.04%) Ruby
10 1 (0.52%) VB6
10 1 (0.52%) JCL
10 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.52%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 17 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.81%) Degree
3 11 (5.73%) MCITP
4 8 (4.17%) MCDST
4 8 (4.17%) A+ Certification
4 8 (4.17%) MOS
5 5 (2.60%) MCSE
6 4 (2.08%) MCP
7 2 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.04%) MCSA
7 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.52%) ISEB
8 1 (0.52%) CCNP
8 1 (0.52%) CCNA
8 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.52%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.65%) SLA
2 3 (1.56%) QA
3 2 (1.04%) P3O
4 1 (0.52%) GMP
System Software
1 26 (13.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.56%) XenApp
3 3 (1.56%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.04%) vSphere
4 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.04%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) SCCM
1 2 (1.04%) Puppet
1 2 (1.04%) Ansible
1 2 (1.04%) Salt
1 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.04%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.52%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 112 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.90%) Citrix
3 11 (5.73%) Oracle
4 10 (5.21%) VMware
5 8 (4.17%) IBM
6 7 (3.65%) SAP
7 6 (3.13%) Cognos
8 5 (2.60%) NetApp
9 4 (2.08%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.08%) Cisco
9 4 (2.08%) HP
10 3 (1.56%) Northgate
10 3 (1.56%) Adobe
11 2 (1.04%) Apple
11 2 (1.04%) Dell
11 2 (1.04%) Lotus
12 1 (0.52%) Google
12 1 (0.52%) Mitel
12 1 (0.52%) Wyse
12 1 (0.52%) AppSense
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