The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 62 38 20
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Office 40 81 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.37% 4.21% 6.89%
As % of the Applications category 30.08% 39.90% 52.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 42 55
Median daily rate £143 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.15% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £119 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £255
% change year-on-year
-11.21% +21.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £10.80 £9.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.50 £18.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
MS Office
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
133 203 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.88% 10.55% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 121 112
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.60 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% +8.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £25.00 £19.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Manchester region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Manchester region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham +2 2 - - 2
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 48 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 40 (51.28%) Windows
3 31 (39.74%) MS Excel
4 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
5 19 (24.36%) Windows 7
6 17 (21.79%) ITIL
7 12 (15.38%) Finance
7 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
9 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
9 10 (12.82%) Citrix
9 10 (12.82%) SAN
9 10 (12.82%) Migration
9 10 (12.82%) VMware
9 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (11.54%) DNS
10 9 (11.54%) Windows XP
11 8 (10.26%) LAN
11 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
11 8 (10.26%) Cisco
11 8 (10.26%) Project Management
11 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (8.97%) Skype for Business
12 7 (8.97%) Windows 10
12 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.97%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (8.97%) Firewall
12 7 (8.97%) DHCP
12 7 (8.97%) Dell

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.97%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.85%) CMS
4 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.85%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.56%) WordPress
6 1 (1.28%) CICS
Applications
1 31 (39.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.85%) MS Project
4 1 (1.28%) Camtasia
4 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Office 365
2 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) SAN
2 9 (11.54%) DNS
3 8 (10.26%) LAN
4 7 (8.97%) DHCP
4 7 (8.97%) Firewall
4 7 (8.97%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.69%) VLAN
6 5 (6.41%) WAN
7 4 (5.13%) NAS
7 4 (5.13%) VPN
8 3 (3.85%) Intranet
9 2 (2.56%) 3G
9 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.56%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.56%) IPv4
9 2 (2.56%) Network Security
9 2 (2.56%) Skype
9 2 (2.56%) SSL
9 2 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) MySQL
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.56%) MS Access
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.28%) Firebug
1 1 (1.28%) JIRA
1 1 (1.28%) JMeter
1 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.28%) The Grinder
1 1 (1.28%) Toad
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
2 5 (6.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.56%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (2.56%) Law
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (10.26%) Support Analyst
3 7 (8.97%) Desktop Support
3 7 (8.97%) Service Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.13%) Applications Packager
6 4 (5.13%) Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Developer
6 4 (5.13%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) IT Trainer
6 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Trainer
7 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) .NET
2 3 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.85%) IVR
3 2 (2.56%) Blog
3 2 (2.56%) Copywriting
3 2 (2.56%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.56%) iPhone
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) Social Media
3 2 (2.56%) Social Network
3 2 (2.56%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.28%) CMDB
4 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.28%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.28%) VSAM
4 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.28%) Windows
2 19 (24.36%) Windows 7
3 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 7 (8.97%) Windows 10
6 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.41%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.28%) Linux
11 1 (1.28%) Unix
11 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) ITIL
2 10 (12.82%) Migration
3 8 (10.26%) Project Management
4 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.41%) ERP
5 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.13%) Process Management
6 4 (5.13%) Service Management
6 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.13%) Time Management
7 3 (3.85%) Change Management
7 3 (3.85%) Content Management
7 3 (3.85%) CRM
7 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.85%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.56%) B2B
8 2 (2.56%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
1 7 (8.97%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) VBScript
3 1 (1.28%) C
3 1 (1.28%) COBOL
3 1 (1.28%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.56%) CCNA
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) MCP
2 2 (2.56%) MCSE
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.28%) ISEB
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.28%) MCDST
3 1 (1.28%) MCSA
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) P3O
System Software
1 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.13%) XenApp
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.56%) vSphere
4 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.28%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.28%) NFS
5 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.28%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.28%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) Citrix
2 10 (12.82%) VMware
3 8 (10.26%) Cisco
4 7 (8.97%) Dell
5 6 (7.69%) HP
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle
6 4 (5.13%) Webroot
7 3 (3.85%) Apple
7 3 (3.85%) Lotus
8 2 (2.56%) Facebook
8 2 (2.56%) Google
8 2 (2.56%) iManage
8 2 (2.56%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.56%) Motorola
8 2 (2.56%) NetApp
8 2 (2.56%) Sophos
8 2 (2.56%) Twitter
9 1 (1.28%) Samsung
9 1 (1.28%) Veeam
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