The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Aberdeen region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 13 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.11% 8.29% 9.71%
As % of the Applications category 65.00% 57.69% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £143 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £295 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £38.50 £28.32 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.94% +95.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+5.48% -11.12%
Applications Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
20 26 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.09% 14.36% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 16
Average daily rate £225 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £158 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £38.50 £13.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -5.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.21 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +1.36%
MS Excel
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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 11 July 2014, 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 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) MS Office
3 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
4 9 (31.03%) MS Project
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) Windows
6 6 (20.69%) SAP
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) SAP HR
7 5 (17.24%) ERP
7 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
7 5 (17.24%) GIS
8 4 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (10.34%) SLA
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
9 3 (10.34%) .NET
9 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
9 3 (10.34%) C#
9 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
9 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
9 3 (10.34%) Degree
9 3 (10.34%) Change Management
9 3 (10.34%) Data Management
10 2 (6.90%) Finance
10 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.90%) VMware
10 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
10 2 (6.90%) MDX
10 2 (6.90%) Waterfall

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Office
2 9 (31.03%) MS Project
3 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) SAP HR
2 4 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.45%) OpenWorks
4 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) PVCS
1 1 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (6.90%) IT Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Report Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) Ajax
2 2 (6.90%) MDX
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) LINQ
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) XHTML
3 1 (3.45%) EDI
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) GIS
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ERP
2 3 (10.34%) Change Management
2 3 (10.34%) Data Management
2 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.90%) Customer Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
3 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) OOP
3 2 (6.90%) OO
3 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.45%) Workflow
4 1 (3.45%) Document Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) VB
3 2 (6.90%) VBA
3 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB6
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) HNC
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCTS
2 1 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) XenApp
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) SAP
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Altiris
5 1 (3.45%) CommVault
5 1 (3.45%) Baan
5 1 (3.45%) Symantec
5 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos
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