The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 83 73 85
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Applications category 3.82% 3.42% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£295 £245 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.40% -38.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £245 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.91 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -13.95%
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
157 146 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.53% 12.02% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 59 78
Average daily rate £315 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 27
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.67 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% -14.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £26.60 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bolton - - - - 1
Spreadsheet
North West

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VBA
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) PMI
3 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) CMDB
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Genesys
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) VBA Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Junior DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Excel Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Excel VBA Developer
2 2 (25.00%) MI Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) MI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Genesys
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
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