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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 57 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 46 91 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.49% 5.62% 4.81%
As % of the Applications category 33.82% 43.96% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 28
Median daily rate £373 £293 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.35% +6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £135 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £405 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +11.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+16.19% +1.42%
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
136 207 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.35% 12.78% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 107 100
Median daily rate £350 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £156 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £17.19 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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
Bolton -2 1 £275 -72.50% 2
Salford -6 1 - - 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 60 (53.57%) MS Excel
2 56 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 48 (42.86%) Windows
4 34 (30.36%) Active Directory
5 31 (27.68%) Finance
6 24 (21.43%) ITIL
7 23 (20.54%) Mentoring
8 19 (16.96%) GAP Analysis
8 19 (16.96%) Windows 7
9 18 (16.07%) PeopleSoft
9 18 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (16.07%) Citrix
10 15 (13.39%) Document Management
10 15 (13.39%) Law
10 15 (13.39%) Legal
11 14 (12.50%) Blackberry
11 14 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 13 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (10.71%) Windows XP
13 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (9.82%) Windows Server
15 10 (8.93%) SQL
15 10 (8.93%) VPN
15 10 (8.93%) DNS
15 10 (8.93%) DHCP
15 10 (8.93%) Banking
15 10 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
15 10 (8.93%) MCDST
16 9 (8.04%) VLAN
16 9 (8.04%) Amazon AWS

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 14 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (5.36%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.46%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.57%) CMS
4 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.79%) WordPress
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.89%) WinCC
Applications
1 60 (53.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.36%) Photoshop
4 4 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (3.57%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.89%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.89%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.14%) Office 365
3 4 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.57%) SoftLayer
4 2 (1.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) DHCP
1 10 (8.93%) DNS
1 10 (8.93%) VPN
2 9 (8.04%) VLAN
3 7 (6.25%) Extranet
3 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.36%) LAN
4 6 (5.36%) WAN
5 5 (4.46%) Firewall
6 4 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.57%) SAN
6 4 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.79%) Network Security
8 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.89%) Skype
8 1 (0.89%) VoIP
8 1 (0.89%) Wireless
8 1 (0.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.89%) DataStage
4 1 (0.89%) MS Access
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (27.68%) Finance
2 15 (13.39%) Law
2 15 (13.39%) Legal
3 10 (8.93%) Banking
4 5 (4.46%) French Language
4 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.57%) German Language
6 3 (2.68%) Marketing
7 2 (1.79%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.79%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.89%) Games
8 1 (0.89%) International Banking
8 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.89%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (35.71%) Analyst
2 16 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 16 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 11 (9.82%) Desktop Support
5 8 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.46%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) Designer
7 4 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) CSS
1 4 (3.57%) HTML
1 4 (3.57%) jQuery
2 2 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (0.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.46%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.68%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.79%) Blog
5 2 (1.79%) Copywriting
5 2 (1.79%) IVR
5 2 (1.79%) Life Science
5 2 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.79%) Social Media
5 2 (1.79%) Social Network
6 1 (0.89%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.89%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.89%) Informatics
6 1 (0.89%) iPad
6 1 (0.89%) iPhone
6 1 (0.89%) Psychology
6 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.86%) Windows
2 19 (16.96%) Windows 7
3 12 (10.71%) Windows XP
4 11 (9.82%) Windows Server
5 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.36%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.46%) Linux
10 1 (0.89%) Android
10 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.43%) ITIL
2 23 (20.54%) Mentoring
3 19 (16.96%) GAP Analysis
4 15 (13.39%) Document Management
5 13 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.04%) Project Management
7 8 (7.14%) ERP
7 8 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.36%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.46%) ITIL V3
11 4 (3.57%) Benchmarking
11 4 (3.57%) Content Development
11 4 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2
11 4 (3.57%) Process Improvement
11 4 (3.57%) Project Governance
11 4 (3.57%) Time Management
11 4 (3.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.93%) SQL
2 9 (8.04%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.14%) C
4 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.36%) PHP
5 5 (4.46%) Java
6 4 (3.57%) VB
7 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.93%) MCDST
3 8 (7.14%) MOS
4 6 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (5.36%) MCP
5 5 (4.46%) CCNA
5 5 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.46%) Degree
5 5 (4.46%) MCSE
6 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.57%) MCSA
6 4 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.89%) CISA
8 1 (0.89%) CISM
8 1 (0.89%) CISSP
8 1 (0.89%) OCP
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.89%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.57%) P3O
2 4 (3.57%) SLA
3 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.89%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.89%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 34 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.46%) vSphere
2 5 (4.46%) XenApp
3 4 (3.57%) NFS
3 4 (3.57%) Xen
4 1 (0.89%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) SCCM
2 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.89%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.07%) Citrix
2 18 (16.07%) PeopleSoft
3 9 (8.04%) VMware
4 8 (7.14%) HP
5 4 (3.57%) Cisco
5 4 (3.57%) IBM
5 4 (3.57%) NetApp
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle
6 3 (2.68%) Apple
6 3 (2.68%) SAP
7 2 (1.79%) Adobe
7 2 (1.79%) Facebook
7 2 (1.79%) Google
7 2 (1.79%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.79%) Twitter
8 1 (0.89%) AppSense
8 1 (0.89%) iManage
8 1 (0.89%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.89%) Qualys
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