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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 32 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 39 60 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.30% 3.97% 3.88%
As % of the Applications category 47.56% 49.18% 43.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 29
Median daily rate £338 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £243 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £515 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £17.00 £11.45 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.47% -8.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £11.45 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £11.45 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -
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
82 122 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.03% 8.07% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 81 71
Median daily rate £325 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £11.45 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.93% +1.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £11.45 £31.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 61 (66.30%) Microsoft
2 38 (41.30%) Finance
3 31 (33.70%) MS Office
4 22 (23.91%) Windows
5 19 (20.65%) SQL
6 18 (19.57%) Active Directory
6 18 (19.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (16.30%) Banking
8 15 (16.30%) Business Analysis
8 15 (16.30%) Project Management
8 15 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (15.22%) Migration
10 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 12 (13.04%) Windows Server
11 11 (11.96%) Oracle
11 11 (11.96%) MS Visio
11 11 (11.96%) Change Management
12 9 (9.78%) .NET
12 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2
12 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (8.70%) Skype for Business
13 8 (8.70%) Office 365
14 7 (7.61%) Process Improvement
14 7 (7.61%) Unified Communications
14 7 (7.61%) Skype
14 7 (7.61%) SDLC
14 7 (7.61%) Windows 7
14 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure

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 8 (8.70%) Skype for Business
2 6 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.17%) CMS
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.09%) SAS
5 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (33.70%) MS Office
2 18 (19.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (11.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.26%) MS Project
5 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Sonata
2 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.09%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.09%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Office 365
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) Skype
1 7 (7.61%) Unified Communications
2 6 (6.52%) DHCP
2 6 (6.52%) DNS
2 6 (6.52%) LAN
3 5 (5.43%) VoIP
3 5 (5.43%) WAN
4 4 (4.35%) Firewall
4 4 (4.35%) VPN
5 3 (3.26%) FTP
5 3 (3.26%) HTTP
5 3 (3.26%) VLAN
6 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.09%) Internet
7 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) MS Access
3 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.35%) Power BI
5 3 (3.26%) MySQL
6 2 (2.17%) QlikView
6 2 (2.17%) SQLite
7 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.09%) MaxDB
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.09%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.09%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) JIRA
1 6 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.26%) MSBuild
2 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.09%) NWDI
General
1 38 (41.30%) Finance
2 15 (16.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Law
3 3 (3.26%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) German Language
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (23.91%) Analyst
2 13 (14.13%) Developer
3 12 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.61%) Administrator
4 7 (7.61%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.52%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Consultant
6 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Project Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Service Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Software Project Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Software Project Manager
7 4 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.26%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Excel Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Lync Specialist
8 3 (3.26%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.17%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) .NET
2 6 (6.52%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (4.35%) Web Services
4 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (3.26%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.26%) HTML
4 3 (3.26%) RESTful
5 2 (2.17%) CSS
5 2 (2.17%) ISPF
6 1 (1.09%) ActiveX
6 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.09%) D3.js
6 1 (1.09%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (1.09%) jQuery
6 1 (1.09%) WSDL
6 1 (1.09%) XML
6 1 (1.09%) XSD
6 1 (1.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.17%) iPad
5 2 (2.17%) iSeries
5 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.17%) Tandem
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) DataPower
6 1 (1.09%) Economics
6 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.09%) iPhone
6 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.09%) Statistics
6 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Windows
2 12 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.61%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.35%) Unix
7 3 (3.26%) Linux
7 3 (3.26%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.09%) Android
9 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.30%) Business Analysis
2 15 (16.30%) Project Management
2 15 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (15.22%) Migration
4 11 (11.96%) Change Management
5 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.61%) Process Improvement
6 7 (7.61%) SDLC
7 6 (6.52%) ITIL
8 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.43%) DevOps
8 5 (5.43%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.43%) Scrum
8 5 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.43%) Wealth Management
9 4 (4.35%) Analytics
9 4 (4.35%) Information Management
9 4 (4.35%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.65%) SQL
2 7 (7.61%) C#
2 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.52%) VBA
4 5 (5.43%) Java
4 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.26%) VBScript
6 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.17%) JCL
6 2 (2.17%) Perl
6 2 (2.17%) VB
7 1 (1.09%) C
7 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
1 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.26%) ISEB
3 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.09%) CCA
5 1 (1.09%) HND
5 1 (1.09%) MCP
5 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (1.09%) P3O
System Software
1 18 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.17%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.09%) vSphere
5 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (66.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.96%) Oracle
3 5 (5.43%) FNZ
4 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow
4 4 (4.35%) VMware
5 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.26%) Cisco
5 3 (3.26%) IBM
5 3 (3.26%) Juniper
6 2 (2.17%) Apple
6 2 (2.17%) Citrix
6 2 (2.17%) Cognos
7 1 (1.09%) Axway
7 1 (1.09%) Canon
7 1 (1.09%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.09%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (1.09%) Mitel
7 1 (1.09%) Telerik
7 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.09%) Xerox
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