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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 84 74 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.14% 6.19% 6.13%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 49.66% 53.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 35 44
Average daily rate
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£315 £320 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £154 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £433 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.67 £16.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% -16.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £26.25 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.22 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.63% -5.20%
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
154 149 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.27% 12.46% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 62 86
Average daily rate £325 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £153 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 26
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.67 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% -14.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £26.60 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Oldham - 5 £200 -
Bolton +2 4 £405 +8.00% 3
Stockport -2 2 £326 - 5
Wigan - 2 £405 - 2
Altrincham -3 1 - - 2
Cheadle -3 1 - -
Salford -3 1 - - 2
Bury - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 132 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 68 (34.34%) MS Office
3 63 (31.82%) Windows
4 46 (23.23%) Project Management
4 46 (23.23%) Finance
4 46 (23.23%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (20.71%) MS Project
6 37 (18.69%) SQL Server
7 35 (17.68%) SQL
8 32 (16.16%) MS Visio
9 30 (15.15%) Migration
10 28 (14.14%) ITIL
11 25 (12.63%) Business Analysis
11 25 (12.63%) MS PowerPoint
12 24 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (12.12%) PRINCE2
13 21 (10.61%) Data Migration
13 21 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (9.60%) Windows 7
14 19 (9.60%) .NET
15 18 (9.09%) Oracle
15 18 (9.09%) Citrix
16 17 (8.59%) Active Directory
16 17 (8.59%) Management Information System
16 17 (8.59%) Product Management
17 16 (8.08%) MS Access
18 15 (7.58%) Wireless
18 15 (7.58%) Programme Management
19 14 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (7.07%) SAP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 12 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.02%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.51%) IIS
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.51%) SAS
7 1 (0.51%) CICS
Applications
1 68 (34.34%) MS Office
2 41 (20.71%) MS Project
3 32 (16.16%) MS Visio
4 25 (12.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (5.05%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (4.04%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (4.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (3.54%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (3.54%) Oracle Assets
3 7 (3.54%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (3.54%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (3.54%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.51%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.51%) Maximo
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.58%) Wireless
2 10 (5.05%) SAN
3 9 (4.55%) VPN
4 6 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.03%) LAN
5 4 (2.02%) WAN
5 4 (2.02%) DHCP
5 4 (2.02%) Intranet
5 4 (2.02%) IPsec
6 3 (1.52%) Network Security
6 3 (1.52%) HSRP
6 3 (1.52%) Multicast
6 3 (1.52%) Firewall
6 3 (1.52%) MPLS
6 3 (1.52%) OSPF
6 3 (1.52%) BGP
6 3 (1.52%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.52%) SNMP
6 3 (1.52%) DNS
7 2 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.08%) MS Access
4 14 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.53%) QlikView
9 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.51%) OLAP
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.51%) Big Data
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (4.55%) Toad
2 4 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.51%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.51%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.51%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (23.23%) Finance
2 9 (4.55%) Marketing
3 8 (4.04%) Retail
4 7 (3.54%) Banking
4 7 (3.54%) General Ledger
5 6 (3.03%) Electronics
5 6 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.02%) Legal
8 3 (1.52%) Back Office
9 2 (1.01%) Billing
10 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.51%) French Language
10 1 (0.51%) German Language
10 1 (0.51%) Front Office
10 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (37.37%) Analyst
2 33 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 28 (14.14%) Developer
4 12 (6.06%) Service Analyst
4 12 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (4.04%) Support Analyst
6 8 (4.04%) Consultant
7 7 (3.54%) Administrator
7 7 (3.54%) .NET Developer
7 7 (3.54%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (3.54%) Team Leader
8 6 (3.03%) Programme Planner
8 6 (3.03%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.03%) Programme Manager
8 6 (3.03%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (2.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (2.53%) MI Analyst
9 5 (2.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.60%) .NET
2 7 (3.54%) WPF
3 6 (3.03%) HTML
4 5 (2.53%) XML
4 5 (2.53%) LINQ
5 4 (2.02%) HTML5
5 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.02%) CSS
6 3 (1.52%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.52%) WCF
6 3 (1.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (1.01%) jQuery
7 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.01%) Ajax
7 2 (1.01%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.01%) Web Services
8 1 (0.51%) JSON
8 1 (0.51%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.51%) SOAP
8 1 (0.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.23%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.59%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.05%) Data Extraction
4 8 (4.04%) iPad
5 4 (2.02%) NHS
5 4 (2.02%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.02%) DTV
5 4 (2.02%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.52%) Clustering
6 3 (1.52%) FMCG
7 2 (1.01%) RIA
7 2 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.01%) Statistics
7 2 (1.01%) GIS
7 2 (1.01%) Replication
7 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.51%) PMI
8 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.51%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 63 (31.82%) Windows
2 19 (9.60%) Windows 7
3 9 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 7 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.03%) Linux
5 6 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.02%) UNIX
7 3 (1.52%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.23%) Project Management
2 30 (15.15%) Migration
3 28 (14.14%) ITIL
4 25 (12.63%) Business Analysis
5 24 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 24 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (10.61%) Data Migration
7 17 (8.59%) Product Management
8 15 (7.58%) Programme Management
9 14 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.57%) Data Cleansing
11 12 (6.06%) Data Analysis
12 11 (5.56%) Mentoring
13 10 (5.05%) Coaching
14 9 (4.55%) Data Mapping
14 9 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (4.55%) Change Management
15 8 (4.04%) Data Modelling
16 7 (3.54%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.68%) SQL
2 13 (6.57%) PL/SQL
3 12 (6.06%) VBA
3 12 (6.06%) C#
4 4 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.01%) VB
5 2 (1.01%) XAML
5 2 (1.01%) X++
5 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.51%) XPath
6 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.51%) VBScript
6 1 (0.51%) C
6 1 (0.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (5.56%) Degree
2 10 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.55%) MCSE
4 7 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.02%) MCTS
6 4 (2.02%) MCSA
6 4 (2.02%) MCP
7 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.52%) CCNP
7 3 (1.52%) CCNA
7 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.01%) ISEB
9 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.51%) MCITP
9 1 (0.51%) APMP
9 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.56%) SLA
2 8 (4.04%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) Basel III
System Software
1 17 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) XenApp
3 1 (0.51%) NDS
3 1 (0.51%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.53%) SCCM
2 3 (1.52%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (1.01%) WSUS
3 2 (1.01%) SCOM
4 1 (0.51%) SCSM
4 1 (0.51%) Nagios
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 132 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.09%) Oracle
2 18 (9.09%) Citrix
3 14 (7.07%) SAP
4 10 (5.05%) Cisco
5 9 (4.55%) VMware
6 8 (4.04%) Sage
7 6 (3.03%) Avaya
8 4 (2.02%) Splunk
9 3 (1.52%) Nortel
9 3 (1.52%) Northgate
9 3 (1.52%) HP
10 2 (1.01%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.01%) Lotus
10 2 (1.01%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.01%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (0.51%) Tableau
11 1 (0.51%) Facebook
11 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.51%) 3PAR
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