Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 77 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 -24 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 63 74 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.30% 2.40% 3.04%
As % of the Applications category 35.20% 38.54% 34.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 41
Manchester median daily rate £350 £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -12.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £206 £135 £171
90th Percentile £500 £397 £475
North West median daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +35.14% -53.75%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.36 £13.82
90th Percentile £18.75 £32.50 £22.40
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £14.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +144.07% -16.90% +1.43%

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 179 192 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.53% 6.24% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 98 116
Manchester median daily rate £350 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -14.29%
10th Percentile £157 £135 £109
90th Percentile £503 £466 £488
North West median daily rate £350 £340 £306
% change year-on-year +2.94% +11.02% -5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 23
Manchester median hourly rate £16.75 £13.60 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.21% -30.28% +44.44%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.66 £10.62
90th Percentile £23.50 £24.30 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.75 £14.50 £16.18
% change year-on-year +50.00% -10.38% -7.54%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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
Salford +11 7 £338 -37.50% 1
Bolton 0 4 £600 +58.94%
Altrincham - 3 £375 -
Stockport +11 1 £208 -17.00%
Wigan - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 26 (41.27%) Finance
3 25 (39.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (34.92%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (33.33%) SQL
6 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Office
7 16 (25.40%) Power BI
7 16 (25.40%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (25.40%) Power Platform
8 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 15 (23.81%) SharePoint
9 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (17.46%) People Management
11 11 (17.46%) Star Schema
12 10 (15.87%) MS Visio
12 10 (15.87%) VBA
12 10 (15.87%) Migration
12 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (14.29%) Web Development
13 9 (14.29%) MDX
13 9 (14.29%) .NET
13 9 (14.29%) C#
13 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
13 9 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
13 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
13 9 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
13 9 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010

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 15 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (39.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (15.87%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (4.76%) InDesign
4 3 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (1.59%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.59%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.59%) HFM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.40%) Power Platform
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Yammer
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.59%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) FTP
1 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) Power BI
2 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (17.46%) Star Schema
5 9 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
5 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.76%) OLAP
8 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (3.17%) Big Data
9 1 (1.59%) Essbase
9 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.59%) MS Access
9 1 (1.59%) MySQL
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Smart View
9 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Selenium
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.59%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.35%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (4.76%) Publishing
5 3 (4.76%) Retail
6 2 (3.17%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.17%) Marketing
7 1 (1.59%) Advertising
7 1 (1.59%) Billing
7 1 (1.59%) Games
7 1 (1.59%) Law
7 1 (1.59%) Legal
7 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Coordinator
5 5 (7.94%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Artworker
6 3 (4.76%) Excel Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Office 365 Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Power BI Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) SQL BI Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Transformation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) .NET
1 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 9 (14.29%) MDX
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) NHS
3 2 (3.17%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) PMI
4 1 (1.59%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (17.46%) People Management
3 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.87%) Migration
4 9 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 9 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (14.29%) Web Development
5 8 (12.70%) Project Management
5 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.11%) Analytics
6 7 (11.11%) ETL
7 6 (9.52%) Time Management
8 5 (7.94%) Data Management
8 5 (7.94%) Workflow
9 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
9 4 (6.35%) Decision-Making
9 4 (6.35%) Scrum
9 4 (6.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (15.87%) VBA
3 9 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.59%) Java
5 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) CISM
2 2 (3.17%) CISSP
2 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) PMP
3 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) IFRS
2 3 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.76%) PMO
2 3 (4.76%) QA
3 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.59%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.59%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) SAP
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle
4 3 (4.76%) Adobe
5 2 (3.17%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) hybris
6 1 (1.59%) Capita
6 1 (1.59%) Cognos
6 1 (1.59%) Dell
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.59%) IFS
6 1 (1.59%) Minitab
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com