The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
Cheshire / Macclesfield
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 5.26% 10.64% 5.48%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 71.43% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £350 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +3.17% -3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -3.12% +16.36%  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Macclesfield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2 7 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 5.26% 14.89% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £393 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Macclesfield citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Macclesfield

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Macclesfield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CA PPM
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) CA

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Macclesfield 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CA PPM
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CA