Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 85 83
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 -39
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 55 60 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.73% 2.06% 2.36%
As % of the Applications category 30.39% 33.15% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 40
Manchester median daily rate £350 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -12.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £117 £168 £141
90th Percentile £436 £483 £472
North West median daily rate £340 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +4.62% -13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Manchester median hourly rate £14.57 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.19% - +35.95%
10th Percentile £12.53 £11.91 £12.89
90th Percentile £22.13 £14.72 £17.25
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £13.60 £16.25
% change year-on-year +61.82% -16.34% -19.75%

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 181 181 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.69% 6.22% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 102 99
Manchester median daily rate £338 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.41% +5.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £113 £158 £118
90th Percentile £439 £500 £488
North West median daily rate £325 £344 £350
% change year-on-year -5.45% -1.79% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 17
Manchester median hourly rate £14.43 £13.86 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +1.95% -
10th Percentile £10.41 £10.91 £11.25
90th Percentile £20.00 £21.30 £16.05
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -8.57%

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 16 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 December 2018. 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
Bolton - 4 £250 -
Salford -5 2 - -
Microsoft Excel
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (23.64%) Finance
4 13 (23.64%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (21.82%) SQL
6 10 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (18.18%) Change Management
7 8 (14.55%) Project Management
7 8 (14.55%) SAP
7 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.55%) Power BI
8 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
9 6 (10.91%) JIRA
9 6 (10.91%) Oracle
9 6 (10.91%) Service Management
9 6 (10.91%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.09%) Analytics
10 5 (9.09%) PMO
10 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
10 5 (9.09%) Resource Management
11 4 (7.27%) QA
11 4 (7.27%) Google
11 4 (7.27%) Data Management
11 4 (7.27%) Migration
11 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.27%) VMware

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 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) MS Project Server
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (10.91%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (1.82%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.82%) InDesign
6 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.82%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.82%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.82%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
1 1 (1.82%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Power BI
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.45%) MS Access
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.64%) QlikView
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.82%) Essbase
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Smart View
5 1 (1.82%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.82%) LSMW
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Legal
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Administrator
4 4 (7.27%) Coordinator
4 4 (7.27%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (7.27%) Resource Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.64%) PMO Planner
6 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (1.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (1.82%) IT Support
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Drools
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.82%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.64%) NHS
4 2 (3.64%) PMI
4 2 (3.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Unix
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (18.18%) Change Management
3 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.55%) Project Management
4 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
4 6 (10.91%) Service Management
5 5 (9.09%) Analytics
5 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 4 (7.27%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 4 (7.27%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (7.27%) Data Management
6 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.27%) Decision-Making
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL
6 4 (7.27%) Migration
6 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.45%) ETL
7 3 (5.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.64%) ABAP
3 2 (3.64%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) VBA
4 1 (1.82%) C
4 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Analytics IQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) PMO
2 4 (7.27%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Grafana
1 4 (7.27%) Prometheus
1 4 (7.27%) ZABBIX
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) SAP
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) BMC
4 4 (7.27%) Dynatrace
4 4 (7.27%) Google
4 4 (7.27%) HP
4 4 (7.27%) ServiceNow
4 4 (7.27%) Tableau
4 4 (7.27%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.82%) Cognos
5 1 (1.82%) Facebook
5 1 (1.82%) hybris
5 1 (1.82%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.82%) Lotus
5 1 (1.82%) Twitter