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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.95% 8.00% 8.20%
As % of the Applications category 31.58% 62.50% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate
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£230 £325 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +26.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £29.17 £38.50 £28.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.23% +35.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
19 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 44.19% 12.80% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 16
Average daily rate £300 £225 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £135.00 £38.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.64% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 2015, 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 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) MCSE
3 9 (39.13%) LDAP
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) HP
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (21.74%) MS Office
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) HTML
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (17.39%) X++
8 3 (13.04%) Maximo
8 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
8 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
9 2 (8.70%) Project Management
9 2 (8.70%) MS Project
9 2 (8.70%) SQL
9 2 (8.70%) Information Management
10 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (4.35%) Time Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.70%) MS Project
4 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (13.04%) Maximo
3 1 (4.35%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (39.13%) Support Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Report Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 1 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) PMO Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Project Management
1 2 (8.70%) Information Management
2 1 (4.35%) Document Management
2 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
2 1 (4.35%) Time Management
2 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.35%) Service Management
2 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.35%) CRM
2 1 (4.35%) ERP
2 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) X++
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) MCSE
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) HP
2 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe