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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 64 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 43 76 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.37% 4.13% 5.44%
As % of the Applications category 29.86% 38.97% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 34
Median daily rate £278 £325 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.61% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £140 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.78 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £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
144 195 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.93% 10.60% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 105 101
Median daily rate £350 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 20
Median hourly rate £13.60 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.10 £17.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -6.45%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 - 1 £275 - 1
MS Office
North West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 53 (54.08%) MS Excel
2 50 (51.02%) Microsoft
3 37 (37.76%) Windows
4 27 (27.55%) Active Directory
5 22 (22.45%) Finance
6 15 (15.31%) Windows 7
7 14 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 14 (14.29%) ITIL
8 13 (13.27%) SQL
8 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
9 11 (11.22%) SharePoint
9 11 (11.22%) Windows XP
9 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (10.20%) VMware
10 10 (10.20%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (10.20%) DNS
10 10 (10.20%) PeopleSoft
10 10 (10.20%) Windows Server
11 9 (9.18%) HP
11 9 (9.18%) DHCP
11 9 (9.18%) Citrix
11 9 (9.18%) Project Management
12 8 (8.16%) LAN
12 8 (8.16%) TCP/IP
12 8 (8.16%) VLAN
12 8 (8.16%) Software Engineering
12 8 (8.16%) Migration

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 (11.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (6.12%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.12%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.10%) CMS
4 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.06%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.04%) WordPress
6 1 (1.02%) CICS
6 1 (1.02%) WinCC
Applications
1 53 (54.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.08%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.04%) Fireworks
4 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.02%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.12%) Office 365
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.04%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (2.04%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) DNS
2 9 (9.18%) DHCP
3 8 (8.16%) LAN
3 8 (8.16%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.16%) VLAN
4 7 (7.14%) WAN
5 6 (6.12%) Firewall
5 6 (6.12%) VPN
6 5 (5.10%) SAN
6 5 (5.10%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (4.08%) Extranet
8 3 (3.06%) Intranet
9 2 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.04%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.04%) Wireless
9 2 (2.04%) WLAN
10 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.02%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.02%) Network Security
10 1 (1.02%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.06%) MySQL
3 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.04%) MS Access
5 1 (1.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.02%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.02%) Firebug
2 1 (1.02%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.02%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) JMeter
2 1 (1.02%) The Grinder
2 1 (1.02%) Toad
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Banking
2 6 (6.12%) Legal
3 4 (4.08%) Law
3 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.06%) Marketing
5 2 (2.04%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (2.04%) French Language
5 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Games
6 1 (1.02%) German Language
6 1 (1.02%) International Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.02%) Publishing
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
6 1 (1.02%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (32.65%) Analyst
2 11 (11.22%) Support Analyst
3 7 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 6 (6.12%) Desktop Support
4 6 (6.12%) IT Analyst
5 5 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (5.10%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.08%) Applications Packager
6 4 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.08%) Developer
6 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (4.08%) IT Support
6 4 (4.08%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (3.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (3.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 3 (3.06%) Architect
7 3 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) .NET
1 5 (5.10%) HTML
2 2 (2.04%) CSS
2 2 (2.04%) jQuery
3 1 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.06%) IVR
5 2 (2.04%) Blog
5 2 (2.04%) Copywriting
5 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.04%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.04%) iPhone
5 2 (2.04%) Life Science
5 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.04%) Social Media
5 2 (2.04%) Social Network
5 2 (2.04%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.02%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.02%) iPad
6 1 (1.02%) NHS
6 1 (1.02%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.76%) Windows
2 15 (15.31%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.22%) Windows XP
4 10 (10.20%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.12%) Apple iOS
6 6 (6.12%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.04%) Linux
10 1 (1.02%) Android
10 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.02%) Unix
10 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.29%) ITIL
1 14 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (10.20%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (9.18%) Project Management
5 8 (8.16%) Migration
5 8 (8.16%) Software Engineering
6 5 (5.10%) ERP
6 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.08%) Content Development
7 4 (4.08%) Content Management
7 4 (4.08%) Document Management
7 4 (4.08%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.08%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.08%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.08%) Time Management
8 3 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.06%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (3.06%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.27%) SQL
2 8 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.12%) C
4 4 (4.08%) VB
5 3 (3.06%) Java
5 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.04%) PHP
6 2 (2.04%) VBScript
7 1 (1.02%) COBOL
7 1 (1.02%) JCL
7 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.14%) MCP
3 4 (4.08%) CCNA
3 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.08%) Degree
3 4 (4.08%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.08%) MCDST
3 4 (4.08%) MCSE
4 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.04%) MCSA
4 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.02%) ISEB
5 1 (1.02%) OCP
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.02%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.08%) SLA
3 3 (3.06%) P3O
4 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.02%) IEC 61508
5 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.02%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 27 (27.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.10%) XenApp
4 4 (4.08%) vSphere
5 2 (2.04%) NFS
5 2 (2.04%) Xen
5 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) SCCM
2 3 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.02%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.02%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 50 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.20%) PeopleSoft
2 10 (10.20%) VMware
3 9 (9.18%) Citrix
3 9 (9.18%) HP
4 6 (6.12%) Cisco
5 5 (5.10%) Dell
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle
7 3 (3.06%) Lotus
7 3 (3.06%) NetApp
7 3 (3.06%) SAP
8 2 (2.04%) Adobe
8 2 (2.04%) Apple
8 2 (2.04%) Facebook
8 2 (2.04%) Google
8 2 (2.04%) IBM
8 2 (2.04%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.04%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.04%) Veeam
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