The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Edinburgh 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 37 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 54 37 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.28% 3.61% 4.51%
As % of the Applications category 42.19% 43.02% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £127 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £396 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -22.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -7.93%
Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
128 86 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.13% 8.39% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 38 57
Average daily rate £325 £279 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.48% -14.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £115 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £396 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £13.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -3.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £5.00 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £22.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
Scotland

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 1 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 1 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 55 (48.25%) MS Office
2 48 (42.11%) Finance
3 46 (40.35%) Microsoft
4 26 (22.81%) Project Management
5 22 (19.30%) Windows
6 21 (18.42%) MS Project
7 17 (14.91%) Migration
8 16 (14.04%) SQL
9 15 (13.16%) Banking
10 14 (12.28%) VBA
10 14 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (11.40%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (9.65%) Windows 7
12 11 (9.65%) MS Visio
13 10 (8.77%) ITIL
13 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2
13 10 (8.77%) Change Control
14 9 (7.89%) Oracle
15 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
15 8 (7.02%) VB
15 8 (7.02%) CRM
15 8 (7.02%) MS Exchange
15 8 (7.02%) Active Directory
15 8 (7.02%) Project Planning
16 7 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (6.14%) Asset Management
16 7 (6.14%) ERP
16 7 (6.14%) Windows XP
17 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
17 6 (5.26%) .NET

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.51%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.51%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.75%) SAS
4 2 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.75%) CMS
4 2 (1.75%) Lync
4 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Moodle
5 1 (0.88%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.88%) CICS
Applications
1 55 (48.25%) MS Office
2 21 (18.42%) MS Project
3 13 (11.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (9.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.75%) Agresso
3 1 (0.88%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.88%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.88%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.88%) assyst
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) LAN
1 4 (3.51%) SMTP
1 4 (3.51%) SAN
2 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.88%) Wireless
2 1 (0.88%) VoIP
2 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) MS Access
2 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MSTest
1 1 (0.88%) Moq
1 1 (0.88%) MSI
1 1 (0.88%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (42.11%) Finance
2 15 (13.16%) Banking
3 4 (3.51%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Back Office
4 2 (1.75%) Advertising
4 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 51 (44.74%) Analyst
2 13 (11.40%) Project Manager
3 11 (9.65%) Business Analyst
4 9 (7.89%) PMO Analyst
5 8 (7.02%) Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) PMO Manager
8 5 (4.39%) MI Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Report Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Coordinator
9 4 (3.51%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Project Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) CRM Developer
10 3 (2.63%) Planning Manager
10 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 3 (2.63%) Project Support Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Project Coordinator
10 3 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (1.75%) Flash
3 1 (0.88%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (0.88%) JSON
3 1 (0.88%) EDI
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.75%) GIS
2 2 (1.75%) Replication
3 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
3 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.30%) Windows
2 11 (9.65%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.14%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.39%) Linux
5 4 (3.51%) UNIX
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.75%) SUSE
7 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.81%) Project Management
2 17 (14.91%) Migration
3 14 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (8.77%) ITIL
4 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2
4 10 (8.77%) Change Control
5 8 (7.02%) CRM
5 8 (7.02%) Project Planning
6 7 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.14%) Asset Management
6 7 (6.14%) ERP
7 6 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.26%) Programme Management
8 5 (4.39%) Use Case
8 5 (4.39%) BPMN
8 5 (4.39%) Data Migration
8 5 (4.39%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.39%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.39%) Workflow
8 5 (4.39%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.04%) SQL
2 14 (12.28%) VBA
3 8 (7.02%) VB
4 4 (3.51%) VB6
5 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.63%) C#
5 3 (2.63%) Perl
6 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.75%) Korn
6 2 (1.75%) C-shell
7 1 (0.88%) JCL
7 1 (0.88%) Python
7 1 (0.88%) C
7 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.75%) CCAB
3 2 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PMP
4 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) COBIT
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) SCCM
1 3 (2.63%) SCOM
1 3 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.75%) nmon
3 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (40.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.89%) Oracle
3 6 (5.26%) VMware
4 4 (3.51%) HP
4 4 (3.51%) Lotus
5 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.75%) CA
5 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.75%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.88%) Altiris
6 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix
6 1 (0.88%) CommVault
6 1 (0.88%) NetApp
6 1 (0.88%) Apple
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco
6 1 (0.88%) Cognos
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