Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 6 months to 18 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 79 38
Rank change year-on-year +4 -41 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 62 80 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.11% 2.24% 3.71%
As % of the Applications category 30.69% 41.45% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 92
Manchester median daily rate £343 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.67% +15.38% +14.04%
10th Percentile £186 £139 £167
90th Percentile £473 £470 £450
North West median daily rate £335 £350 £330
% change year-on-year -4.29% +6.06% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Manchester median hourly rate £13.60 £13.60 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.95% -13.04%
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.89 £9.70
90th Percentile £15.40 £17.25 £19.50
North West median hourly rate £13.60 £16.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year -16.34% -19.75% +44.64%

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

All Software Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 202 193 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.88% 5.41% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 103 212
Manchester median daily rate £343 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £114 £121 £141
90th Percentile £491 £488 £450
North West median daily rate £335 £335 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.08% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 32
Manchester median hourly rate £14.13 £14.05 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.55% +6.02% -5.36%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £21.90 £17.63 £19.50
North West median hourly rate £14.13 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.72% -8.57% +9.38%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Manchester

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Manchester

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Manchester

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Manchester

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +4 6 £375 +287.10% 3
Bolton -1 1 - - 1
Bury - 1 - -
Oldham - 1 £225 -
Rochdale - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (29.03%) Finance
4 15 (24.19%) SQL
5 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (20.97%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (19.35%) SharePoint
8 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
8 11 (17.74%) Retail
8 11 (17.74%) PMO
9 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.90%) VBA
10 8 (12.90%) SAP
10 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
10 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (12.90%) Power BI
11 7 (11.29%) Data Quality
11 7 (11.29%) Data Analysis
12 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (9.68%) Time Management
12 6 (9.68%) Visualisation
13 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (8.06%) Banking
13 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
13 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (8.06%) Project Management
14 4 (6.45%) MS Access
14 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
14 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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 12 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (3.23%) AutoCAD
5 2 (3.23%) Revit
6 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) Power BI
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.45%) MS Access
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.23%) SAP BW
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.23%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.61%) Big Data
7 1 (1.61%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.61%) OLAP
7 1 (1.61%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.61%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.61%) Selenium
1 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Retail
3 5 (8.06%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 2 (3.23%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.61%) Automotive
6 1 (1.61%) Billing
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) Data Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Project Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) Project Leader
6 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) IT Project Leader
7 3 (4.84%) SQL BI Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Junior
8 2 (3.23%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Drools
1 1 (1.61%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.61%) HTML
1 1 (1.61%) MDX
1 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) EPoS
3 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.23%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) Pricing Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (11.29%) Data Analysis
4 6 (9.68%) Time Management
4 6 (9.68%) Visualisation
5 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
5 5 (8.06%) Project Management
6 3 (4.84%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.84%) Change Management
6 3 (4.84%) CRM
6 3 (4.84%) Data Extraction
6 3 (4.84%) Data Management
6 3 (4.84%) ETL
6 3 (4.84%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.84%) Validation
6 3 (4.84%) Workflow
7 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) SQL
2 8 (12.90%) VBA
3 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.61%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) AAT
2 1 (1.61%) ACCA
2 1 (1.61%) CIMA
2 1 (1.61%) CIPFA
2 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.61%) HND
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) PMO
2 7 (11.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) SAP
3 2 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (3.23%) Tableau
3 2 (3.23%) Teradata
4 1 (1.61%) Cognos
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com