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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.78% 29.51% 8.33%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 62.07% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Median daily rate - £230 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £29.09 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
2 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.56% 47.54% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 7
Median daily rate £110 £230 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.17% -38.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) QMS
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) CatOS
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (33.33%) CMDB
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Siemens
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) BT

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Multicast
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) E-Business Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) HR Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) QMS
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) BT
2 2 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (16.67%) HP