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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 29 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 58 47 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.92% 4.26% 4.50%
As % of the Applications category 44.27% 48.45% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £182 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £418 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.25 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.00 £10.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £13.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -6.25%
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
131 97 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.11% 8.79% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 47 57
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £424 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £5.00 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 56 (50.45%) MS Office
2 46 (41.44%) Finance
3 45 (40.54%) Microsoft
4 23 (20.72%) Windows
4 23 (20.72%) Project Management
5 20 (18.02%) MS Project
6 17 (15.32%) Migration
7 16 (14.41%) SQL
7 16 (14.41%) Banking
7 16 (14.41%) MS PowerPoint
8 13 (11.71%) VBA
9 12 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
10 11 (9.91%) ITIL
10 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
10 11 (9.91%) MS Visio
11 10 (9.01%) Windows 7
12 9 (8.11%) Change Control
12 9 (8.11%) Windows XP
12 9 (8.11%) MS Exchange
13 8 (7.21%) ERP
13 8 (7.21%) PRINCE2
13 8 (7.21%) Oracle
13 8 (7.21%) Project Planning
14 7 (6.31%) Asset Management
14 7 (6.31%) .NET
14 7 (6.31%) CRM
14 7 (6.31%) Data Modelling
15 6 (5.41%) MS Access
15 6 (5.41%) SMTP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.41%) IBM Notes
2 6 (5.41%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.80%) Lync
4 2 (1.80%) SAS
5 1 (0.90%) CICS
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 56 (50.45%) MS Office
2 20 (18.02%) MS Project
3 16 (14.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (9.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.80%) Agresso
3 1 (0.90%) assyst
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.90%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.90%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) SMTP
2 4 (3.60%) LAN
2 4 (3.60%) SAN
3 1 (0.90%) Wireless
3 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.90%) VoIP
3 1 (0.90%) VPN
3 1 (0.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) MS Access
3 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.90%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.90%) MSI
1 1 (0.90%) MSTest
1 1 (0.90%) Moq
General
1 46 (41.44%) Finance
2 16 (14.41%) Banking
3 5 (4.50%) Retail
4 3 (2.70%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Advertising
5 2 (1.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Front Office
6 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (45.95%) Analyst
2 14 (12.61%) Business Analyst
3 10 (9.01%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.21%) Support Analyst
4 8 (7.21%) Developer
4 8 (7.21%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Architect
6 6 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (5.41%) PMO Manager
7 5 (4.50%) Messaging Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.50%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Report Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) MI Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Project Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) Programme Planner
9 3 (2.70%) Project Support Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) UML Business Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) Flash
3 1 (0.90%) JSON
3 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.90%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
1 4 (3.60%) Replication
2 1 (0.90%) Fixed Income
2 1 (0.90%) Clustering
2 1 (0.90%) Online Banking
2 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
2 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
2 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
2 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
2 1 (0.90%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.72%) Windows
2 10 (9.01%) Windows 7
3 9 (8.11%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.41%) Linux
5 4 (3.60%) UNIX
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.80%) SUSE
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.90%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) Project Management
2 17 (15.32%) Migration
3 12 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (9.91%) ITIL
5 9 (8.11%) Change Control
6 8 (7.21%) PRINCE2
6 8 (7.21%) ERP
6 8 (7.21%) Project Planning
7 7 (6.31%) Asset Management
7 7 (6.31%) Data Modelling
7 7 (6.31%) CRM
8 6 (5.41%) UML
8 6 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.41%) Data Analysis
8 6 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (4.50%) Workflow
10 4 (3.60%) ETL
10 4 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.60%) Data Management
10 4 (3.60%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.41%) SQL
2 13 (11.71%) VBA
3 6 (5.41%) VB
4 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.60%) VB6
6 3 (2.70%) Perl
6 3 (2.70%) C#
7 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.80%) Korn
7 2 (1.80%) C-shell
8 1 (0.90%) Python
8 1 (0.90%) JCL
8 1 (0.90%) C
8 1 (0.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (2.70%) Degree
1 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (1.80%) CCAB
3 1 (0.90%) MCITP
3 1 (0.90%) MCP
3 1 (0.90%) MCSE
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.90%) PMP
3 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) COBIT
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.70%) SCCM
2 3 (2.70%) SCOM
3 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.80%) nmon
4 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle
3 6 (5.41%) Lotus
4 5 (4.50%) VMware
5 4 (3.60%) MobileIron
5 4 (3.60%) HP
6 2 (1.80%) Citrix
6 2 (1.80%) CA
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.90%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.90%) Altiris
7 1 (0.90%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.90%) Apple
7 1 (0.90%) Cognos
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco
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