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 3 months to 27 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 51 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 -20  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 35 54 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.50% 3.02% 4.69%
As % of the Applications category 31.82% 40.30% 41.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 43
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £153 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £9.27 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.59% -36.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.08 £9.27 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £9.27 £15.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% +16.66%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 110 134 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 7.86% 7.50% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 73 93
Median daily rate £325 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £148 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 16
Median hourly rate £17.75 £9.27 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.47% -30.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £9.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.15 £23.90 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 - 5 - - 2
Oldham - 1 £225 - 1
Salford - 1 £388 - 1
Microsoft Excel
North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 28 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (33.75%) Finance
3 26 (32.50%) Data Analysis
3 26 (32.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (30.00%) SQL
4 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (21.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (17.50%) Data Modelling
8 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
8 13 (16.25%) Legal
8 13 (16.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
10 11 (13.75%) Retail
11 10 (12.50%) VBA
12 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
13 8 (10.00%) Power BI
13 8 (10.00%) VB
13 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
13 8 (10.00%) MS Access
14 6 (7.50%) ETL
14 6 (7.50%) Validation
14 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
14 6 (7.50%) PMO
14 6 (7.50%) Time Management
15 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
15 5 (6.25%) Banking

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 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) SAS
3 3 (3.75%) CMS
4 2 (2.50%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (32.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.25%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.50%) VoIP
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.00%) MS Access
3 8 (10.00%) Power BI
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.00%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.75%) QlikView
6 3 (3.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (2.50%) Base SAS
7 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.50%) MySQL
8 1 (1.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.25%) OLAP
8 1 (1.25%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) ERwin
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) ProC
General
1 27 (33.75%) Finance
2 13 (16.25%) Legal
3 11 (13.75%) Retail
4 5 (6.25%) Banking
5 4 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.50%) Marketing
7 1 (1.25%) Automotive
7 1 (1.25%) Billing
7 1 (1.25%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (52.50%) Analyst
2 16 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 14 (17.50%) Developer
4 8 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Consultant
6 5 (6.25%) Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (6.25%) SQL BI Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Database Developer
7 4 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Excel Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) IT Project Leader
8 3 (3.75%) Junior
8 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Project Administrator
8 3 (3.75%) Project Leader
8 3 (3.75%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.75%) SSIS Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Site Manager
9 2 (2.50%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) HTML
2 1 (1.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.50%) Fintech
3 2 (2.50%) FMCG
3 2 (2.50%) Handset
3 2 (2.50%) IVR
3 2 (2.50%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.50%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.25%) EPoS
4 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.25%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.25%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Unix
2 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Data Analysis
2 20 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (21.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (17.50%) Data Modelling
5 6 (7.50%) ETL
5 6 (7.50%) Time Management
5 6 (7.50%) Validation
6 5 (6.25%) Data Management
6 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.25%) Project Management
6 5 (6.25%) Statistics
7 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.00%) Analytics
7 4 (5.00%) Change Management
7 4 (5.00%) Migration
7 4 (5.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.75%) Data Entry
8 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) VBA
3 8 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (1.25%) PROC SQL
4 1 (1.25%) SAS Macro
4 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.25%) HND
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) PMO
2 4 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.25%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.25%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) JD Edwards
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) SAP
3 2 (2.50%) Tableau
3 2 (2.50%) Verint
4 1 (1.25%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (1.25%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.25%) WorldPay
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