The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 95 84 81
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.40% 0.16%
As % of the Applications category 1.04% 3.28% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £100 £593 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-83.12% +238.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.49% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
Spreadsheet
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
192 183 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.57% 12.07% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 82 87
Median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £155 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 22
Median hourly rate £9.27 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £10.59 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £17.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) NetWare
4 2 (20.00%) Novell
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) Intranet
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Google
4 2 (20.00%) Huawei
4 2 (20.00%) WebEx
4 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Wiki
4 2 (20.00%) LANDesk
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Social Media
4 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (20.00%) Arqiva
4 2 (20.00%) Google Apps
5 1 (10.00%) 4G

Spreadsheet
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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
1 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (20.00%) WebEx
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) 4G
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Build Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Social Media
2 2 (20.00%) Wiki
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) NetWare
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) Arqiva
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Huawei
2 2 (20.00%) LANDesk
2 2 (20.00%) Novell