Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 78 76
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 -36
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 56 62 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.79% 2.18% 2.34%
As % of the Applications category 28.00% 31.16% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 49
Manchester median daily rate £288 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.06% -2.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £106 £213 £141
90th Percentile £424 £426 £470
North West median daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year -1.52% -5.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Manchester median hourly rate £13.85 £13.60 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -4.91% +42.98%
10th Percentile £11.65 £12.24 £12.89
90th Percentile £17.47 £18.00 £17.63
North West median hourly rate £18.00 £13.60 £18.75
% change year-on-year +32.40% -27.49% +7.14%

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 200 199 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.39% 7.00% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 100 115
Manchester median daily rate £348 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £105 £115 £133
90th Percentile £450 £488 £488
North West median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 15
Manchester median hourly rate £13.69 £14.63 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +0.86% +11.54%
10th Percentile £10.23 £11.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £20.00 £22.30 £17.85
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £17.88
% change year-on-year +22.81% -20.28% +8.33%

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 22 October 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
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 22 October 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 +5 5 £293 - 4
Salford -4 1 - - 1
Microsoft Excel
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (21.43%) Finance
3 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (19.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (17.86%) Power BI
6 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (16.07%) SQL
7 8 (14.29%) SAP
8 7 (12.50%) Change Management
8 7 (12.50%) Oracle
8 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.50%) Data Management
8 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.71%) Service Management
9 6 (10.71%) Degree
9 6 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (10.71%) Project Management
9 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (8.93%) ITIL
10 5 (8.93%) Time Management
10 5 (8.93%) JIRA
10 5 (8.93%) Resource Management
10 5 (8.93%) QA
10 5 (8.93%) Migration
10 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (7.14%) Scrum
11 4 (7.14%) 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 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.79%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.79%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) Power BI
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.14%) MS Access
4 3 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) Essbase
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Smart View
6 1 (1.79%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.79%) QlikView
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) JIRA
2 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.36%) LSMW
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Law
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Resource Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Excel Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Power BI Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Report Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Drools
2 1 (1.79%) COM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.79%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) User Experience
3 3 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.50%) Change Management
3 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 7 (12.50%) Data Management
4 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (10.71%) Project Management
4 6 (10.71%) Service Management
4 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL
5 5 (8.93%) Migration
5 5 (8.93%) Resource Management
5 5 (8.93%) Time Management
6 4 (7.14%) Analytics
6 4 (7.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.14%) Decision-Making
6 4 (7.14%) ETL
6 4 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) ABAP
3 2 (3.57%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.57%) VBA
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Analytics IQ
2 1 (1.79%) CCAB
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.79%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) GDPR
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Grafana
1 4 (7.14%) Prometheus
1 4 (7.14%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) SAP
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (7.14%) BMC
4 4 (7.14%) Dynatrace
4 4 (7.14%) HP
4 4 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 4 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) Google
5 2 (3.57%) Tableau
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.79%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.79%) Lotus
6 1 (1.79%) Sage