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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Spreadsheets
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.42% 0.49%
As % of the Applications category 3.31% 4.37% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Median daily rate £375 £240 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -56.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £256
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +39.13%

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
121 183 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.00% 9.62% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 110 115
Median daily rate £325 £300 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £150 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 30
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £9.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £40.00 £16.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.73%

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 22 January 2017, 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 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (35.71%) Trend Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Data Quality
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (21.43%) Data Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) MS Access
5 3 (21.43%) OLAP
6 2 (14.29%) VBA
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Data Entry
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 1 (7.14%) Resource Allocation

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 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (21.43%) MS Access
2 3 (21.43%) OLAP
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Report Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Lead
4 1 (7.14%) Project Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Trend Analysis
1 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Validation
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Entry
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Security
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) HP