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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 44 39 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 29 56 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.42% 3.88% 6.72%
As % of the Applications category 49.15% 48.70% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 53
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £550 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

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
59 115 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.96% 7.96% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 71 106
Median daily rate £350 £341 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 46 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.11%) Finance
3 21 (29.17%) MS Office
3 21 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (22.22%) Windows
4 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 13 (18.06%) SQL
5 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (16.67%) Banking
7 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
7 11 (15.28%) Project Management
8 10 (13.89%) Migration
8 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
9 9 (12.50%) Degree
10 8 (11.11%) Change Management
10 8 (11.11%) ITIL
11 7 (9.72%) MS Visio
11 7 (9.72%) Oracle
11 7 (9.72%) Wealth Management
11 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
12 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (8.33%) DHCP
12 6 (8.33%) DNS
12 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (6.94%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (6.94%) SAP BW
13 5 (6.94%) Sybase
13 5 (6.94%) MS Project

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 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
1 5 (6.94%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (29.17%) MS Office
1 21 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (9.72%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) SAP BPC
1 5 (6.94%) SAP MII
2 3 (4.17%) Sonata
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) DHCP
1 6 (8.33%) DNS
2 5 (6.94%) Skype
2 5 (6.94%) Unified Communications
3 4 (5.56%) Firewall
3 4 (5.56%) LAN
3 4 (5.56%) VPN
3 4 (5.56%) WAN
4 3 (4.17%) HTTP
4 3 (4.17%) VLAN
4 3 (4.17%) VoIP
5 2 (2.78%) FTP
5 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.94%) MaxDB
2 5 (6.94%) SAP BW
3 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.78%) MS Access
4 2 (2.78%) QlikView
5 1 (1.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) NWDI
2 3 (4.17%) JIRA
2 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 12 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Law
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) German Language
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (11.11%) Consultant
2 8 (11.11%) Developer
2 8 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.72%) Administrator
4 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (5.56%) Principal Consultant
4 4 (5.56%) Process Analyst
4 4 (5.56%) SAP Administrator
4 4 (5.56%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 2 (2.78%) Architect
6 2 (2.78%) Desktop Support
6 2 (2.78%) Junior
6 2 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) SAP Basis
2 4 (5.56%) RESTful
3 3 (4.17%) .NET
3 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (4.17%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.39%) ISPF
4 1 (1.39%) Middleware
4 1 (1.39%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) WSDL
4 1 (1.39%) XML
4 1 (1.39%) XSD
4 1 (1.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.56%) Fintech
3 1 (1.39%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.39%) DataPower
3 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.39%) iPad
3 1 (1.39%) iSeries
3 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.39%) Tandem
3 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) Unix
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.39%) Android
7 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.39%) Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) Project Management
2 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.89%) Migration
2 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (11.11%) Change Management
3 8 (11.11%) ITIL
4 7 (9.72%) Wealth Management
5 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
6 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.94%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.56%) People Management
7 4 (5.56%) Process Improvement
7 4 (5.56%) Software Delivery
7 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.17%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 3 (4.17%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.78%) Java
4 2 (2.78%) Perl
4 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.39%) JCL
5 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCP
3 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.39%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.39%) vSphere
6 1 (1.39%) XenApp
6 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 5 (6.94%) SAP
3 5 (6.94%) Sybase
3 5 (6.94%) VMware
4 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco
4 3 (4.17%) Juniper
5 2 (2.78%) Citrix
5 2 (2.78%) Cognos
5 2 (2.78%) FNZ
5 2 (2.78%) IBM
5 2 (2.78%) Mitel
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe
6 1 (1.39%) Axway
6 1 (1.39%) Canon
6 1 (1.39%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.39%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.39%) Xerox
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £180 - £240 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harris Global
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago