Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 73 63
Rank change year-on-year -22 -10 -37
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 65 69 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.00% 2.39% 2.56%
As % of the Applications category 32.99% 31.22% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 50
Manchester median daily rate £281 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £104 £213 £137
90th Percentile £449 £475 £426
North West median daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year -5.71% +9.38% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Manchester median hourly rate £13.60 £15.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.29% +14.01% +29.48%
10th Percentile £12.38 £13.52 £10.72
90th Percentile £17.86 £19.50 £14.72
North West median hourly rate £13.60 £23.00 £15.06
% change year-on-year -40.89% +52.72% -5.88%

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 197 221 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.07% 7.66% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 116 136
Manchester median daily rate £339 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -7.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £121 £120 £136
90th Percentile £454 £500 £531
North West median daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year +6.06% -2.22% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 14
Manchester median hourly rate £13.52 £19.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.86% +46.15% -
10th Percentile £11.49 £10.85 £9.21
90th Percentile £18.56 £40.00 £14.79
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -19.44% +12.50% +10.34%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +3 3 £378 - 3
Salford -3 3 £540 +44.00% 2
Microsoft Excel
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
2 18 (27.69%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (26.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (23.08%) Finance
5 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (20.00%) ITIL
7 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (16.92%) Power BI
8 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 10 (15.38%) Degree
9 9 (13.85%) Time Management
9 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.31%) SQL
11 7 (10.77%) SAP
11 7 (10.77%) Oracle
12 6 (9.23%) Project Management
12 6 (9.23%) Citrix
12 6 (9.23%) Blackberry
12 6 (9.23%) Law
12 6 (9.23%) Data Management
12 6 (9.23%) JIRA
12 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (7.69%) Decision-Making
13 5 (7.69%) Ivanti
13 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
13 5 (7.69%) Change Management
13 5 (7.69%) Migration
13 5 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 5 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.54%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.54%) Mule
4 1 (1.54%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.54%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) RTP
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.54%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.54%) SMS
2 1 (1.54%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) Power BI
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.08%) Big Data
4 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.08%) MS Access
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) DB2
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.54%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.54%) QlikView
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) JIRA
2 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.62%) LSMW
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Law
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) Data Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Administrator
4 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Service Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Service Desk Support
5 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Resource Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.08%) Data Migration Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) Drools
2 1 (1.54%) COM
2 1 (1.54%) RESTful
2 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.62%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.08%) Social Media
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.54%) Social Network
5 1 (1.54%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Unix
2 1 (1.54%) AIX
2 1 (1.54%) Android
2 1 (1.54%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (20.00%) ITIL
3 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (13.85%) Time Management
5 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (9.23%) Data Management
6 6 (9.23%) Project Management
7 5 (7.69%) Change Management
7 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.69%) Decision-Making
7 5 (7.69%) ETL
7 5 (7.69%) Migration
8 4 (6.15%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 4 (6.15%) CRM
8 4 (6.15%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (6.15%) Resource Management
8 4 (6.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) C
3 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Analytics IQ
3 1 (1.54%) CCAB
3 1 (1.54%) CCNA
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.54%) CISM
3 1 (1.54%) CISSP
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.54%) MBA
3 1 (1.54%) MCTS
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.08%) GDPR
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) PMO
3 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Grafana
1 2 (3.08%) Prometheus
1 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.54%) MIIS
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) SAP
3 6 (9.23%) Citrix
4 5 (7.69%) Ivanti
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco
5 3 (4.62%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.08%) BMC
6 2 (3.08%) Dynatrace
6 2 (3.08%) HP
6 2 (3.08%) Tableau
6 2 (3.08%) VMware
7 1 (1.54%) Bomgar
7 1 (1.54%) Capita
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) Lotus
7 1 (1.54%) Sage
7 1 (1.54%) SnapLogic
7 1 (1.54%) webMethods