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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 105 87 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.47% 6.94% 5.59%
As % of the Applications category 50.48% 52.73% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 43 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £326 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £246 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.27 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.90 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.98
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.13%
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
208 165 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.81% 13.17% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 97 61
Average daily rate £300 £339 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.43% +5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £189 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 23
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.27 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £28.75 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +6 6 £276 -25.18% 14
Salford +5 6 £225 -
Wigan -1 1 £100 -75.30% 3
Bolton -5 1 £1,000 +146.91% 1
Bury - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 127 (59.07%) Microsoft
2 71 (33.02%) MS Office
2 71 (33.02%) Windows
3 48 (22.33%) Project Management
4 47 (21.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 47 (21.86%) Windows 7
5 46 (21.40%) Finance
6 45 (20.93%) PRINCE2
7 38 (17.67%) ITIL
8 37 (17.21%) MS Project
9 32 (14.88%) Migration
10 27 (12.56%) Active Directory
11 26 (12.09%) SQL
12 23 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (9.77%) Programme Management
14 18 (8.37%) SQL Server
15 17 (7.91%) Citrix
15 17 (7.91%) Degree
16 16 (7.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 16 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (7.44%) Data Analysis
17 15 (6.98%) MS Access
17 15 (6.98%) Security Cleared
18 14 (6.51%) System Testing
18 14 (6.51%) Windows XP
19 12 (5.58%) Banking
19 12 (5.58%) WAN
19 12 (5.58%) VBA
20 11 (5.12%) .NET
20 11 (5.12%) Oracle

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (5.12%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.65%) SAS
3 4 (1.86%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.86%) CMS
4 2 (0.93%) LiveCycle
4 2 (0.93%) IIS
4 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.93%) Lync
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.47%) Documentum
5 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.47%) CICS
5 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.47%) Confluence
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 71 (33.02%) MS Office
2 47 (21.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 37 (17.21%) MS Project
4 10 (4.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.47%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
1 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.58%) WAN
2 8 (3.72%) LAN
3 7 (3.26%) SAN
4 6 (2.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.86%) Intranet
6 2 (0.93%) Internet
6 2 (0.93%) Firewall
6 2 (0.93%) DHCP
6 2 (0.93%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.93%) NAS
6 2 (0.93%) DNS
7 1 (0.47%) OpenScape
7 1 (0.47%) Network Security
7 1 (0.47%) VPN
7 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.47%) VoIP
7 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.98%) MS Access
3 10 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.19%) Base SAS
4 9 (4.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 8 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.79%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.93%) QlikView
10 2 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.93%) Moq
3 2 (0.93%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.93%) MorphX
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.47%) Selenium
4 1 (0.47%) JIRA
4 1 (0.47%) MSI
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.47%) Hudson
4 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (21.40%) Finance
2 12 (5.58%) Banking
3 11 (5.12%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.72%) Law
4 8 (3.72%) Legal
5 5 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.86%) Marketing
7 3 (1.40%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.93%) Billing
9 1 (0.47%) Local Government
9 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.47%) French Language
9 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (34.88%) Analyst
2 24 (11.16%) Developer
3 20 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 15 (6.98%) Coordinator
4 15 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 14 (6.51%) Support Analyst
5 14 (6.51%) Business Analyst
5 14 (6.51%) Project Coordinator
6 12 (5.58%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (5.12%) Administrator
8 10 (4.65%) Data Analyst
9 9 (4.19%) Team Leader
9 9 (4.19%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 8 (3.72%) Technical Team Leader
10 8 (3.72%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (3.26%) Desktop Support
11 7 (3.26%) Consultant
11 7 (3.26%) Project Administrator
12 6 (2.79%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.12%) .NET
2 10 (4.65%) XML
3 7 (3.26%) XSLT
4 6 (2.79%) CSS
4 6 (2.79%) HTML
4 6 (2.79%) Application Packaging
5 5 (2.33%) Web Services
6 4 (1.86%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.93%) XSL
7 2 (0.93%) Ajax
7 2 (0.93%) jQuery
7 2 (0.93%) Backbone.js
7 2 (0.93%) Ember.js
7 2 (0.93%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.93%) HTML5
7 2 (0.93%) CSS3
7 2 (0.93%) JSON
8 1 (0.47%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 9 (4.19%) Life Science
3 9 (4.19%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.26%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (3.26%) Data Extraction
6 6 (2.79%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.79%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.40%) Statistics
8 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.93%) Clustering
8 2 (0.93%) NHS
8 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.93%) User Experience
9 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (33.02%) Windows
2 47 (21.86%) Windows 7
3 14 (6.51%) Windows XP
4 9 (4.19%) UNIX
5 8 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.86%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.93%) Android
10 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.47%) Solaris
10 1 (0.47%) Linux
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.33%) Project Management
2 45 (20.93%) PRINCE2
3 38 (17.67%) ITIL
4 32 (14.88%) Migration
5 21 (9.77%) Programme Management
6 16 (7.44%) Data Analysis
6 16 (7.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 14 (6.51%) System Testing
8 11 (5.12%) Change Control
8 11 (5.12%) Incident Management
8 11 (5.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (4.65%) Data Transformation
10 9 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.72%) Validation
11 8 (3.72%) Document Management
11 8 (3.72%) Data Migration
11 8 (3.72%) ITIL V3
12 7 (3.26%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.09%) SQL
2 12 (5.58%) VBA
3 7 (3.26%) REXX
3 7 (3.26%) C#
4 6 (2.79%) Java
5 5 (2.33%) VB
6 4 (1.86%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.86%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.40%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.93%) VBScript
8 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.93%) X++
8 2 (0.93%) C
8 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.47%) JCL
9 1 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 17 (7.91%) Degree
2 16 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.12%) MCITP
5 8 (3.72%) MOS
5 8 (3.72%) MCDST
5 8 (3.72%) A+ Certification
6 4 (1.86%) MCSE
7 3 (1.40%) MCP
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.40%) ACCA
7 3 (1.40%) CIMA
8 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.93%) MCSA
8 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.47%) PMP
9 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.47%) CCNP
9 1 (0.47%) CCNA
9 1 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.19%) SLA
2 8 (3.72%) QA
3 3 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.93%) P3O
5 1 (0.47%) GMP
5 1 (0.47%) GAAP
5 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (12.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.93%) XenApp
3 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.93%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.47%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (2.79%) SCCM
2 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.47%) WSUS
3 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 127 (59.07%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.91%) Citrix
3 11 (5.12%) IBM
3 11 (5.12%) Oracle
4 9 (4.19%) VMware
5 8 (3.72%) SAP
6 6 (2.79%) Cognos
7 4 (1.86%) Lotus
8 3 (1.40%) Adobe
8 3 (1.40%) NetApp
9 2 (0.93%) HP
9 2 (0.93%) Dell
9 2 (0.93%) Apple
10 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.47%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.47%) Symantec
10 1 (0.47%) McAfee
10 1 (0.47%) Sophos
10 1 (0.47%) Wyse
10 1 (0.47%) ATG
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