Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Spreadsheet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spreadsheet over the 6 months to 20 July 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.

Spreadsheets
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 146 127
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19 -7
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.072% 0.14% 0.43%
As % of the Applications category 0.87% 1.95% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Manchester median daily rate £325 £250 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +35.14% -12.94%
10th Percentile £313 £126 £120
90th Percentile £338 £371 £503
North West median daily rate £300 £213 £194
% change year-on-year +40.68% +10.06% -50.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate £16.00 - £12.50
North West median hourly rate £42.48 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +165.47% +28.00% -52.83%

Spreadsheet 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 229 256 389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.23% 6.98% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 139 199
Manchester median daily rate £325 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +0.81%
10th Percentile £113 £137 £133
90th Percentile £500 £528 £465
North West median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 40
Manchester median hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £10.62 £9.18 £9.95
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.00 £20.68
North West median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.75% +33.33% -6.25%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Spreadsheet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in Manchester

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spreadsheet in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Manchester

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (50.00%) HND

Spreadsheet
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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft