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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 2 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.82% 19.57% 6.67%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 81.82% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
Average daily rate
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£231 £390 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.70% +18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £262 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £430 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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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
3 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.82% 23.91% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 12
Average daily rate £231 £375 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +240.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 January 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) MS Access
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Nagios
6 1 (9.09%) SQLPlus
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) PVCS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) MS Access
2 1 (9.09%) SQLPlus
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Data Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Assistant
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
1 2 (18.18%) Workflow
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
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