The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 36 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 62 66 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.99% 4.11% 4.38%
As % of the Applications category 55.86% 50.77% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 33
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.82 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% +12.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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 Edinburgh region.

Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
111 130 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.94% 8.09% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 76 80
Median daily rate £300 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
Median hourly rate £15.82 £10.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.15% -44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 88 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 81 (53.29%) Finance
3 39 (25.66%) Banking
4 37 (24.34%) MS Office
5 35 (23.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
7 27 (17.76%) Windows
8 24 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 23 (15.13%) MS Project
9 23 (15.13%) Migration
9 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (13.82%) Project Management
10 21 (13.82%) SQL
10 21 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (12.50%) PowerShell
11 19 (12.50%) Oracle
12 18 (11.84%) MS Visio
12 18 (11.84%) Business Analysis
13 17 (11.18%) Windows Server
14 16 (10.53%) Linux
14 16 (10.53%) Java
15 15 (9.87%) Change Management
15 15 (9.87%) Legal
15 15 (9.87%) Data Centre
15 15 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (9.87%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (9.21%) PaaS
16 14 (9.21%) Retail
16 14 (9.21%) Active Directory

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.63%) Apache
3 4 (2.63%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.66%) CMS
6 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.66%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.66%) SAS
6 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (24.34%) MS Office
2 32 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (15.13%) MS Project
4 18 (11.84%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.97%) assyst
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.97%) Sonata
3 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (9.21%) PaaS
3 11 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.63%) Office 365
5 2 (1.32%) IaaS
6 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) LAN
2 5 (3.29%) WAN
3 2 (1.32%) DHCP
3 2 (1.32%) DNS
3 2 (1.32%) Internet
3 2 (1.32%) Network Security
3 2 (1.32%) Skype
3 2 (1.32%) VoIP
3 2 (1.32%) VPN
3 2 (1.32%) Wireless
4 1 (0.66%) ATM
4 1 (0.66%) Broadband
4 1 (0.66%) Firewall
4 1 (0.66%) FTP
4 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.66%) LDAP
4 1 (0.66%) SAN
4 1 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.55%) MS Access
3 8 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.97%) HDInsight
6 3 (1.97%) MySQL
6 3 (1.97%) OLTP
6 3 (1.97%) Power BI
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.32%) SQLite
8 1 (0.66%) GIS
8 1 (0.66%) Informix
8 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.66%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (8.55%) MSBuild
2 11 (7.24%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.24%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (7.24%) TeamCity
3 6 (3.95%) JIRA
4 3 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.97%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.32%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.32%) JUnit
5 2 (1.32%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.32%) Selenium
6 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.66%) Hudson
6 1 (0.66%) Travis CI
General
1 81 (53.29%) Finance
2 39 (25.66%) Banking
3 15 (9.87%) Legal
4 14 (9.21%) Retail
5 7 (4.61%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.97%) Billing
6 3 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.66%) German Language
8 1 (0.66%) International Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (27.63%) Analyst
2 22 (14.47%) Architect
3 13 (8.55%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (8.55%) Technical Architect
4 12 (7.89%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (7.24%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.58%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.58%) Developer
7 9 (5.92%) Administrator
7 9 (5.92%) Consultant
8 8 (5.26%) Azure Architect
8 8 (5.26%) Project Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (4.61%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (4.61%) Senior Manager
9 7 (4.61%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Senior Project Manager
11 5 (3.29%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.29%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (3.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.24%) .NET
2 6 (3.95%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.29%) HTML
4 4 (2.63%) CSS
4 4 (2.63%) Entity Framework
4 4 (2.63%) Web Services
5 3 (1.97%) jQuery
6 2 (1.32%) CSS3
6 2 (1.32%) HTML5
6 2 (1.32%) MyBatis
6 2 (1.32%) RESTful
6 2 (1.32%) Thymeleaf
7 1 (0.66%) ActiveX
7 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.66%) D3.js
7 1 (0.66%) Google Maps API
7 1 (0.66%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.87%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.63%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.32%) Statistics
6 1 (0.66%) Clustering
6 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.66%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.66%) iPad
6 1 (0.66%) iPhone
6 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.66%) NHS
6 1 (0.66%) PMI
6 1 (0.66%) Tandem
6 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.76%) Windows
2 17 (11.18%) Windows Server
3 16 (10.53%) Linux
4 15 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (9.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.92%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.61%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.32%) Solaris
9 2 (1.32%) Unix
10 1 (0.66%) AIX
10 1 (0.66%) HPUX
10 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (15.13%) Migration
3 21 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (13.82%) Project Management
4 18 (11.84%) Business Analysis
5 15 (9.87%) Change Management
6 13 (8.55%) Configuration Management
6 13 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (8.55%) DevOps
7 11 (7.24%) ITIL
8 9 (5.92%) Process Management
8 9 (5.92%) SDLC
9 8 (5.26%) Service Management
10 7 (4.61%) MVC
11 6 (3.95%) CRM
11 6 (3.95%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.95%) Process Improvement
11 6 (3.95%) Project Planning
12 5 (3.29%) Change Control
12 5 (3.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.82%) SQL
2 19 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 16 (10.53%) Java
4 12 (7.89%) VBA
5 10 (6.58%) Python
6 9 (5.92%) Bourne shell
6 9 (5.92%) Perl
6 9 (5.92%) Ruby
7 8 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.26%) C++
7 8 (5.26%) Korn
8 7 (4.61%) C#
9 5 (3.29%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.97%) VBScript
12 2 (1.32%) C
12 2 (1.32%) PHP
12 2 (1.32%) VB
13 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.63%) BC Cleared
2 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.97%) Degree
3 3 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.66%) APMP
4 1 (0.66%) CCA
4 1 (0.66%) HND
4 1 (0.66%) ISEB
4 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.66%) MCP
4 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.95%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.32%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 1 (0.66%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.24%) Docker
3 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.97%) XenApp
4 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.66%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.24%) Ansible
1 11 (7.24%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (7.24%) Puppet
2 5 (3.29%) SCCM
3 2 (1.32%) SCOM
4 1 (0.66%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.66%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 88 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.50%) Oracle
3 11 (7.24%) Splunk
4 7 (4.61%) ServiceNow
5 5 (3.29%) Citrix
5 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.63%) VMware
7 3 (1.97%) FNZ
8 2 (1.32%) Cisco
8 2 (1.32%) EMC
8 2 (1.32%) Google
9 1 (0.66%) Apple
9 1 (0.66%) HP
9 1 (0.66%) IBM
9 1 (0.66%) Logi Analytics
9 1 (0.66%) Planview
9 1 (0.66%) Sun
9 1 (0.66%) Symantec
9 1 (0.66%) Telerik
9 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago