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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
North West / Manchester
Rank 51 64 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -30
Contract jobs citing MS Office 41 40 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.05% 2.26% 4.43%
As % of the Applications category 34.45% 27.03% 41.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 43
Median daily rate £282 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.51% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £293 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.56 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £17.50 £17.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.86 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-11.31% +11.53%

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
119 148 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.85% 8.36% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 84 108
Median daily rate £330 £300 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £40.00 £20.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +13.79%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Stockport - 3 £475 - 2
Bolton 0 2 £339 +28.95% 1
Oldham - 1 - -
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 47 (61.04%) Microsoft
2 39 (50.65%) Windows
3 27 (35.06%) MS Excel
4 22 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 21 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 17 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (22.08%) ITIL
7 15 (19.48%) Finance
8 12 (15.58%) SharePoint
9 10 (12.99%) Windows XP
9 10 (12.99%) SQL
9 10 (12.99%) Windows Server
10 9 (11.69%) Windows 10
10 9 (11.69%) Migration
11 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
11 8 (10.39%) HP
12 7 (9.09%) SCCM
12 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (9.09%) Windows 8
12 7 (9.09%) Citrix
13 6 (7.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (7.79%) Project Management
13 6 (7.79%) Change Management
13 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
13 6 (7.79%) Legal
13 6 (7.79%) SAN
13 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
13 6 (7.79%) Office 365
13 6 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
14 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis

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 12 (15.58%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (6.49%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.90%) CMS
5 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.30%) CICS
7 1 (1.30%) IIS
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (35.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) MS Project
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.90%) Visualfiles
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) SAN
2 5 (6.49%) LAN
3 4 (5.19%) DNS
3 4 (5.19%) Intranet
3 4 (5.19%) NAS
3 4 (5.19%) VPN
4 3 (3.90%) Extranet
4 3 (3.90%) Firewall
4 3 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.60%) 3G
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.60%) DHCP
5 2 (2.60%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.60%) IPv4
5 2 (2.60%) SSL
5 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.60%) VoIP
5 2 (2.60%) WAN
5 2 (2.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) MS Access
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) DB2
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.30%) Firebug
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
1 1 (1.30%) JMeter
1 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.30%) Selenium
1 1 (1.30%) The Grinder
1 1 (1.30%) Toad
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Legal
3 5 (6.49%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Law
5 2 (2.60%) Electronics
6 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Analyst
2 11 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (11.69%) Desktop Support
4 8 (10.39%) IT Support
4 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Field Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
9 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 3 (3.90%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) HTML
2 2 (2.60%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.30%) SOAP
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.49%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Fintech
5 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.60%) Handset
5 2 (2.60%) IVR
5 2 (2.60%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.30%) CMDB
6 1 (1.30%) iPhone
6 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.30%) VSAM
6 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (50.65%) Windows
2 21 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.99%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.99%) Windows XP
4 9 (11.69%) Windows 10
5 7 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.30%) Unix
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) ITIL
2 9 (11.69%) Migration
3 6 (7.79%) Change Management
3 6 (7.79%) Project Management
4 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
4 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
4 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.49%) Time Management
5 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.19%) Service Management
5 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.90%) Content Management
6 3 (3.90%) CRM
6 3 (3.90%) Data Modelling
6 3 (3.90%) Document Management
6 3 (3.90%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.90%) Validation
6 3 (3.90%) Wealth Management
6 3 (3.90%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.60%) VBScript
3 1 (1.30%) ANSI SQL
3 1 (1.30%) COBOL
3 1 (1.30%) JCL
3 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) CCNA
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.30%) MCP
4 1 (1.30%) MCPD
4 1 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 22 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.60%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.30%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.30%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 47 (61.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) HP
3 7 (9.09%) Citrix
4 5 (6.49%) Cisco
4 5 (6.49%) Lotus
5 4 (5.19%) Dell
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle
5 4 (5.19%) VMware
5 4 (5.19%) Webroot
6 2 (2.60%) Apple
6 2 (2.60%) iManage
6 2 (2.60%) Motorola
6 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 2 (2.60%) Sophos
6 2 (2.60%) Verint
7 1 (1.30%) BMC
7 1 (1.30%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.30%) Nokia
7 1 (1.30%) Remedy
7 1 (1.30%) Samsung
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