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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 99 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.35% 0.69%
As % of the Applications category 3.70% 3.23% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate £240 £120 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -29.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £120 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £159 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £230 £278
% change year-on-year
+23.91% -17.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £11.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.24 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +5.48%
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
162 155 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.90% 10.93% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 102 73
Average daily rate £300 £282 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +22.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

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 9 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (13.33%) BYOD
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
5 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (13.33%) Presales
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Adobe
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Huawei
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Altiris
5 2 (13.33%) SCCM
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
6 1 (6.67%) SWIFT
6 1 (6.67%) 4G

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) 4G
2 1 (6.67%) ATM
2 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Build Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Project Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) HR Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) HR Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) BYOD
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.67%) SWIFT
3 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Presales
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
3 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ACCA
1 1 (6.67%) CIMA
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ICAEW
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
2 2 (13.33%) Altiris
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Dell
2 2 (13.33%) Huawei
2 2 (13.33%) Symantec
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (6.67%) Novell
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com