The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.14% 6.52% 20.21%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 75.00% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Average daily rate - £231 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
MS Excel
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Applications Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.86% 8.70% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 11
Average daily rate £353 £231 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.43% -38.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 £12.42 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+246.21% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Aberdeen region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Aberdeen region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) BigMachines
3 1 (25.00%) Siemens NX
3 1 (25.00%) PTC Creo
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) Itk
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP PM
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Ada
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) LiveLink
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (25.00%) PTC Creo
1 1 (25.00%) Siemens NX
1 1 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (25.00%) BigMachines
2 1 (25.00%) Primavera
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (25.00%) SAP PM
2 1 (25.00%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) E-Business Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) HR Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle HRMS Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Payroll Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) CAD
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) PLM
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Ada
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) OpenText
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau