The first table below looks at the demand for Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Manchester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 78 72 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Applications category 1.84% 3.03% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£213 - £85
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £275 £240
% change year-on-year
-1.81% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.30
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.07%
Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
163 165 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.02% 14.64% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 61 75
Average daily rate £338 £320 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +20.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £149 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 27
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £26.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Spreadsheet
North West

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Spreadsheet
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 Spreadsheet within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Spreadsheet
North West

Spreadsheet
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 3 (33.33%) CMDB
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (22.22%) PMI
3 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Fund Accounting

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Junior DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) VBA Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) CMDB
2 2 (22.22%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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