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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 28 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 57 96 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.52% 5.61% 4.03%
As % of the Applications category 53.77% 60.38% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 65 26
Median daily rate £345 £342 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £479 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £32.43 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +99.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.80
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -8.24%
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
106 159 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.26% 9.30% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 102 62
Median daily rate £335 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £203 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.26 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.19% -1.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 77 (57.04%) Microsoft
2 69 (51.11%) Finance
3 36 (26.67%) MS Office
4 35 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (25.93%) Banking
5 30 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (17.04%) Business Analysis
6 23 (17.04%) Migration
6 23 (17.04%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (16.30%) MS Visio
8 21 (15.56%) Windows
9 20 (14.81%) Project Management
10 18 (13.33%) SQL
10 18 (13.33%) MS Project
11 16 (11.85%) Change Management
11 16 (11.85%) PowerShell
11 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (10.37%) .NET
12 14 (10.37%) Linux
12 14 (10.37%) Legal
12 14 (10.37%) Data Centre
13 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
14 12 (8.89%) Java
14 12 (8.89%) Configuration Management
14 12 (8.89%) Retail
14 12 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (8.89%) DevOps
14 12 (8.89%) PaaS
14 12 (8.89%) MSBuild

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 (5.93%) Skype for Business
2 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.22%) Apache
5 2 (1.48%) CMS
5 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.74%) SAS
6 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (26.67%) MS Office
2 30 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (16.30%) MS Visio
4 18 (13.33%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Sonata
2 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.89%) PaaS
3 9 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.67%) Office 365
4 2 (1.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) Skype
1 7 (5.19%) Unified Communications
2 5 (3.70%) VoIP
3 3 (2.22%) HTTP
3 3 (2.22%) LAN
4 2 (1.48%) DHCP
4 2 (1.48%) DNS
4 2 (1.48%) Firewall
4 2 (1.48%) FTP
4 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.48%) WAN
5 1 (0.74%) Internet
5 1 (0.74%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.74%) LDAP
5 1 (0.74%) Network Security
5 1 (0.74%) SAN
5 1 (0.74%) VLAN
5 1 (0.74%) VPN
5 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.15%) MS Access
3 5 (3.70%) Power BI
4 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.22%) MySQL
6 2 (1.48%) SQLite
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.74%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.89%) MSBuild
2 9 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.44%) JIRA
3 6 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.48%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.48%) Selenium
6 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.74%) Hudson
6 1 (0.74%) Travis CI
General
1 69 (51.11%) Finance
2 35 (25.93%) Banking
3 14 (10.37%) Legal
4 12 (8.89%) Retail
5 6 (4.44%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.96%) Law
7 3 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.74%) Billing
9 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.74%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (28.89%) Analyst
2 15 (11.11%) Developer
3 14 (10.37%) Architect
3 14 (10.37%) Project Manager
4 12 (8.89%) Business Analyst
5 10 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
6 9 (6.67%) Administrator
6 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (5.19%) Project Analyst
7 7 (5.19%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.44%) Azure Architect
8 6 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (4.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (4.44%) Consultant
8 6 (4.44%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (3.70%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.37%) .NET
2 9 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.44%) Entity Framework
5 5 (3.70%) Web Services
6 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.22%) HTML
7 3 (2.22%) RESTful
8 2 (1.48%) CSS
8 2 (1.48%) ISPF
8 2 (1.48%) XML
9 1 (0.74%) ActiveX
9 1 (0.74%) Ajax
9 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.74%) jQuery
9 1 (0.74%) Middleware
9 1 (0.74%) WSDL
9 1 (0.74%) XSD
9 1 (0.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.04%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.37%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.48%) iSeries
5 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.48%) Statistics
5 2 (1.48%) Tandem
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) DataPower
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.74%) iPad
6 1 (0.74%) iPhone
6 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.56%) Windows
2 14 (10.37%) Linux
3 11 (8.15%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 10 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.93%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.22%) Unix
7 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (17.04%) Business Analysis
2 23 (17.04%) Migration
3 22 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (14.81%) Project Management
5 16 (11.85%) Change Management
6 12 (8.89%) Configuration Management
6 12 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (8.89%) DevOps
7 10 (7.41%) Process Management
8 9 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 8 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.93%) SDLC
10 7 (5.19%) MVC
10 7 (5.19%) Process Improvement
11 6 (4.44%) ITIL
11 6 (4.44%) Programme Management
11 6 (4.44%) Project Planning
11 6 (4.44%) Scrum
12 5 (3.70%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.33%) SQL
2 16 (11.85%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.89%) Java
4 10 (7.41%) C#
4 10 (7.41%) VBA
5 8 (5.93%) Python
6 7 (5.19%) Bourne shell
6 7 (5.19%) Perl
6 7 (5.19%) Ruby
7 6 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.44%) C++
7 6 (4.44%) Korn
8 5 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.22%) VBScript
10 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.48%) JCL
10 2 (1.48%) VB
11 1 (0.74%) C
11 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (2.96%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) BC Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.48%) ISEB
4 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.74%) CCA
5 1 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (0.74%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.67%) Docker
3 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.48%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.48%) XenApp
4 1 (0.74%) vSphere
4 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (6.67%) Ansible
1 9 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (1.48%) SCCM
2 2 (1.48%) SCOM
3 1 (0.74%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 77 (57.04%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.15%) Oracle
3 9 (6.67%) Splunk
4 8 (5.93%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.96%) FNZ
6 3 (2.22%) Citrix
6 3 (2.22%) IBM
6 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.22%) VMware
7 2 (1.48%) EMC
8 1 (0.74%) Apple
8 1 (0.74%) Axway
8 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco
8 1 (0.74%) CommVault
8 1 (0.74%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.74%) Juniper
8 1 (0.74%) Logi Analytics
8 1 (0.74%) Telerik
8 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
Edinburgh
Sainsbury's Bank
Rate: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago