The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 29 March 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 Office Excel
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 29 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 66 97 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.00% 5.42% 7.19%
As % of the Applications category 42.86% 60.25% 55.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 59 56
Median daily rate £339 £375 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.73% +18.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 12
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.71% +59.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £55.00 £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.85%  

MS 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 Manchester with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 154 161 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 11.66% 8.99% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 91 105
Median daily rate £325 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +16.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £156 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 20
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Manchester

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Manchester

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Manchester

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Manchester

MS 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 MS Excel within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 9 £345 -
Stockport +2 3 £475 +26.66% 10
Wigan - 2 £450 -
MS Excel
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Excel.

1 88 (68.22%) Microsoft
2 32 (24.81%) SQL Server
3 29 (22.48%) Finance
4 27 (20.93%) Windows
5 26 (20.16%) SQL
6 25 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (16.28%) MS Office
8 20 (15.50%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (15.50%) Active Directory
9 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (13.18%) .NET
11 16 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (12.40%) Degree
12 15 (11.63%) Web Services
13 14 (10.85%) Cisco
14 13 (10.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (9.30%) Computer Science
15 12 (9.30%) CRM
15 12 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (8.53%) Relational Database
16 11 (8.53%) Windows Server
16 11 (8.53%) MS Project
16 11 (8.53%) Service Management
16 11 (8.53%) Migration
17 10 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (7.75%) Firewall
17 10 (7.75%) JavaScript
17 10 (7.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 9 (6.98%) Office 365

MS 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 9 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.33%) SAS
4 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.55%) Confluence
5 2 (1.55%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.55%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.78%) CMS
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (16.28%) MS Office
2 11 (8.53%) MS Project
3 9 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.33%) SAP BPC
2 3 (2.33%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.33%) SAP GRC
2 3 (2.33%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.78%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.98%) Office 365
4 4 (3.10%) SaaS
5 3 (2.33%) PaaS
5 3 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.55%) IaaS
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.75%) Firewall
2 9 (6.98%) WebEx
3 6 (4.65%) DNS
4 5 (3.88%) LAN
5 4 (3.10%) VoIP
6 3 (2.33%) WAN
7 2 (1.55%) 3G
7 2 (1.55%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.78%) 4G
8 1 (0.78%) BGP
8 1 (0.78%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.78%) HSRP
8 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.78%) LLU
8 1 (0.78%) PSTN
8 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (10.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (8.53%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.10%) SAP BW
7 3 (2.33%) MS Access
7 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.78%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.78%) DTS
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.78%) Power BI
8 1 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.78%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 8 (6.20%) JIRA
2 6 (4.65%) NUnit
3 5 (3.88%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.33%) AccuRev
4 3 (2.33%) Gradle
4 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.55%) Ant
5 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.55%) Maven
6 1 (0.78%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.78%) ProC
General
1 29 (22.48%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Banking
3 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.10%) Advertising
4 4 (3.10%) Legal
4 4 (3.10%) Marketing
4 4 (3.10%) Retail
5 3 (2.33%) Games
6 2 (1.55%) Electronics
6 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.55%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 33 (25.58%) Analyst
2 30 (23.26%) Developer
3 23 (17.83%) Consultant
4 10 (7.75%) Security Consultant
5 9 (6.98%) IT Consultant
5 9 (6.98%) IT Security Consultant
6 8 (6.20%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Administrator
7 7 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.65%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.88%) Architect
9 5 (3.88%) CRM Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Project Administrator
9 5 (3.88%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.88%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.18%) .NET
2 15 (11.63%) Web Services
3 9 (6.98%) HTML
4 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (4.65%) REST
6 3 (2.33%) CSS
6 3 (2.33%) WCF
6 3 (2.33%) WinForms
6 3 (2.33%) WPF
7 2 (1.55%) COM
7 2 (1.55%) MDX
8 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.78%) Drools
8 1 (0.78%) EDI
8 1 (0.78%) J2EE
8 1 (0.78%) Node.js
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.10%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.33%) Fintech
5 2 (1.55%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.55%) Handset
5 2 (1.55%) IVR
5 2 (1.55%) Life Science
6 1 (0.78%) CMDB
6 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) FMCG
6 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) iPad
6 1 (0.78%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Online Games
6 1 (0.78%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.93%) Windows
2 11 (8.53%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.43%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.55%) Linux
6 2 (1.55%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.78%) Unix
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.50%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (9.30%) CRM
4 11 (8.53%) Migration
4 11 (8.53%) Service Management
5 10 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (6.98%) Data Analysis
6 9 (6.98%) Information Security
6 9 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (6.98%) Project Management
6 9 (6.98%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 8 (6.20%) Change Management
7 8 (6.20%) ERP
7 8 (6.20%) ETL
7 8 (6.20%) ITIL
7 8 (6.20%) MVC
7 8 (6.20%) Process Improvement
8 7 (5.43%) SOA
9 6 (4.65%) Data Modelling
9 6 (4.65%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.16%) SQL
2 10 (7.75%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.20%) C#
4 5 (3.88%) Java
4 5 (3.88%) VB
5 4 (3.10%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.33%) VBA
7 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.78%) C
8 1 (0.78%) C++
8 1 (0.78%) Perl
8 1 (0.78%) PROC SQL
8 1 (0.78%) Python
8 1 (0.78%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.78%) VB6
8 1 (0.78%) VBScript
8 1 (0.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (12.40%) Degree
2 9 (6.98%) CISMP
2 9 (6.98%) CISSP
3 6 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) ISEB
5 2 (1.55%) MCP
6 1 (0.78%) APMP
6 1 (0.78%) CCNA
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.78%) MCSE
6 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.78%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) COBIT
1 9 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (6.98%) ISO27002
2 7 (5.43%) PMO
3 4 (3.10%) SLA
4 3 (2.33%) QA
5 1 (0.78%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (15.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.33%) vSphere
2 3 (2.33%) XenApp
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 88 (68.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.85%) Cisco
3 8 (6.20%) SAP
4 6 (4.65%) VMware
5 5 (3.88%) Intel
5 5 (3.88%) IronPort
5 5 (3.88%) Oracle
5 5 (3.88%) RightFax
6 4 (3.10%) Citrix
7 3 (2.33%) Ariba
7 3 (2.33%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.33%) CommVault
7 3 (2.33%) Concur
7 3 (2.33%) IBM
7 3 (2.33%) NetApp
7 3 (2.33%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.33%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.55%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.55%) Apple
8 2 (1.55%) Lotus
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