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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 76 59 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.15% 4.62% 3.64%
As % of the Applications category 45.78% 51.30% 47.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 34 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £341 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.69% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £161 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £9.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +153.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
166 115 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.24% 9.01% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 69 39
Average daily rate £325 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £9.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +103.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 24 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 65 (42.21%) Microsoft
1 65 (42.21%) Finance
2 48 (31.17%) MS Office
3 46 (29.87%) Project Management
4 30 (19.48%) MS Project
5 28 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 27 (17.53%) SQL
7 26 (16.88%) VBA
8 25 (16.23%) MS PowerPoint
9 23 (14.94%) Banking
9 23 (14.94%) SharePoint
10 22 (14.29%) MS Access
10 22 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (13.64%) .NET
11 21 (13.64%) Business Analysis
12 18 (11.69%) Windows
13 17 (11.04%) PRINCE2
14 16 (10.39%) C#
15 15 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (9.74%) Change Management
15 15 (9.74%) Retail
16 14 (9.09%) Migration
16 14 (9.09%) JavaScript
16 14 (9.09%) ASP.NET
17 12 (7.79%) Degree
18 11 (7.14%) CSS
18 11 (7.14%) HTML
18 11 (7.14%) Oracle
18 11 (7.14%) MVC
19 10 (6.49%) Data Modelling

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 23 (14.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.84%) SAS
3 8 (5.19%) IBM Notes
4 7 (4.55%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.65%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.65%) Drupal
8 1 (0.65%) IIS
8 1 (0.65%) CMS
8 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.65%) Lync
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 48 (31.17%) MS Office
2 30 (19.48%) MS Project
3 25 (16.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.65%) InDesign
5 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) assyst
2 1 (0.65%) Eagle STAR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) LAN
2 2 (1.30%) Firewall
2 2 (1.30%) DNS
2 2 (1.30%) VPN
2 2 (1.30%) Broadband
3 1 (0.65%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.65%) VoIP
3 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.65%) SSL
3 1 (0.65%) SAN
3 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.29%) MS Access
3 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.95%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
General
1 65 (42.21%) Finance
2 23 (14.94%) Banking
3 15 (9.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 62 (40.26%) Analyst
2 27 (17.53%) Developer
3 17 (11.04%) Business Analyst
4 15 (9.74%) Data Analyst
5 12 (7.79%) PMO Analyst
6 10 (6.49%) Coordinator
6 10 (6.49%) Project Coordinator
7 9 (5.84%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.84%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.84%) Administrator
8 8 (5.19%) Architect
9 6 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) Consultant
11 4 (2.60%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.60%) Digital Architect
11 4 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.60%) Service Analyst
11 4 (2.60%) Business Developer
11 4 (2.60%) PMO Manager
11 4 (2.60%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.64%) .NET
2 14 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 11 (7.14%) CSS
3 11 (7.14%) HTML
4 10 (6.49%) .NET Framework
5 9 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (3.25%) Entity Framework
7 3 (1.95%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.95%) Spring
7 3 (1.95%) WCF
7 3 (1.95%) MyBatis
8 2 (1.30%) CSS3
8 2 (1.30%) XML
8 2 (1.30%) HTML5
8 2 (1.30%) Ajax
9 1 (0.65%) WinForms
9 1 (0.65%) jQuery
9 1 (0.65%) Flash
9 1 (0.65%) Web Services
9 1 (0.65%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.60%) Social Media
3 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.30%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.30%) Statistics
4 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.30%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.65%) PDA
5 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.69%) Windows
2 6 (3.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.30%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.30%) Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) AIX
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.87%) Project Management
2 21 (13.64%) Business Analysis
3 17 (11.04%) PRINCE2
4 15 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (9.74%) Change Management
5 14 (9.09%) Migration
6 11 (7.14%) MVC
7 10 (6.49%) Data Modelling
7 10 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.49%) Data Analysis
8 9 (5.84%) Data Management
8 9 (5.84%) Investment Management
8 9 (5.84%) RAD
9 8 (5.19%) Process Management
9 8 (5.19%) TOGAF
10 7 (4.55%) Asset Management
10 7 (4.55%) Time Management
10 7 (4.55%) Release Management
11 5 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.53%) SQL
2 26 (16.88%) VBA
3 16 (10.39%) C#
4 14 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.55%) Java
6 4 (2.60%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.30%) C
8 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.65%) C++
8 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (7.79%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.30%) ISEB
3 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.65%) MCP
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.65%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (3.90%) QA
3 4 (2.60%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.95%) SLA
5 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) vSphere
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.65%) Xen
2 1 (0.65%) Firmware
2 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) WSUS
1 2 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.30%) SCCM
2 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.65%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 65 (42.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.14%) Oracle
3 8 (5.19%) Lotus
4 6 (3.90%) EMC
5 4 (2.60%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.95%) VMware
6 3 (1.95%) Cisco
7 2 (1.30%) NetApp
7 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.30%) Symantec
7 2 (1.30%) McAfee
7 2 (1.30%) Adobe
7 2 (1.30%) Progress
7 2 (1.30%) Sybase
8 1 (0.65%) Planview
8 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.65%) SAP
8 1 (0.65%) Citrix
8 1 (0.65%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.65%) Vermilion
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