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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 33 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 64 49 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.39% 4.12% 6.50%
As % of the Applications category 45.07% 52.69% 54.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 38
Average daily rate
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£388 £306 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.84% +9.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £128 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £424 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.40 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £16.40 £12.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
142 93 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.73% 7.83% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 46 64
Average daily rate £380 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £120 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 £17.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £23.80 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 December 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
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 December 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (39.82%) Finance
2 42 (37.17%) MS Office
3 40 (35.40%) Microsoft
4 25 (22.12%) MS Project
4 25 (22.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (19.47%) Windows
6 21 (18.58%) Project Management
6 21 (18.58%) Banking
7 20 (17.70%) SQL Server
8 17 (15.04%) SQL
8 17 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (12.39%) Degree
11 13 (11.50%) MS Visio
11 13 (11.50%) MS Exchange
12 12 (10.62%) Active Directory
12 12 (10.62%) .NET
12 12 (10.62%) Linux
13 11 (9.73%) Migration
13 11 (9.73%) Data Analysis
14 10 (8.85%) Retail
14 10 (8.85%) Oracle
14 10 (8.85%) Java
14 10 (8.85%) MS Access
14 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
15 9 (7.96%) UNIX
15 9 (7.96%) Business Analysis
16 8 (7.08%) Computer Science
16 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET
16 8 (7.08%) C#

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (11.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.19%) IBM Notes
4 5 (4.42%) Lotus Domino
4 5 (4.42%) SAS
5 4 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.54%) Lync
5 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) TeamSite
Applications
1 42 (37.17%) MS Office
2 25 (22.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 25 (22.12%) MS Project
3 13 (11.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Eagle STAR
2 1 (0.88%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.88%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.88%) Agresso
2 1 (0.88%) assyst
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) SMTP
2 3 (2.65%) LAN
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
3 1 (0.88%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.85%) MS Access
3 6 (5.31%) Big Data
4 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) MSTest
2 1 (0.88%) Moq
2 1 (0.88%) MSI
2 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 45 (39.82%) Finance
2 21 (18.58%) Banking
3 10 (8.85%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 42 (37.17%) Analyst
2 12 (10.62%) Developer
3 11 (9.73%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.85%) Architect
5 8 (7.08%) Data Analyst
5 8 (7.08%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.31%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.42%) Administrator
7 5 (4.42%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Messaging Analyst
8 4 (3.54%) PMO Manager
8 4 (3.54%) Digital Architect
8 4 (3.54%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.54%) Web Architect
8 4 (3.54%) Consultant
9 3 (2.65%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.62%) .NET
2 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (3.54%) HTML
4 4 (3.54%) CSS
5 3 (2.65%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.77%) COM
6 2 (1.77%) WCF
7 1 (0.88%) HTML5
7 1 (0.88%) CSS3
7 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.88%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (0.88%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.88%) Web Services
7 1 (0.88%) XML
7 1 (0.88%) Flash
7 1 (0.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.08%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.54%) Social Media
3 4 (3.54%) User Experience
3 4 (3.54%) Replication
4 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.88%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.88%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.47%) Windows
2 12 (10.62%) Linux
3 9 (7.96%) UNIX
4 6 (5.31%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.42%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.58%) Project Management
2 15 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.73%) Migration
3 11 (9.73%) Data Analysis
4 9 (7.96%) Business Analysis
5 7 (6.19%) Data Management
5 7 (6.19%) Change Management
5 7 (6.19%) MVC
6 6 (5.31%) Data Modelling
6 6 (5.31%) ITIL
6 6 (5.31%) TOGAF
6 6 (5.31%) Security Testing
6 6 (5.31%) Time Management
6 6 (5.31%) Data Governance
7 5 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.42%) ERP
7 5 (4.42%) UML
7 5 (4.42%) SOA
7 5 (4.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.04%) SQL
2 10 (8.85%) Java
3 8 (7.08%) C#
4 7 (6.19%) Perl
4 7 (6.19%) VBA
4 7 (6.19%) Python
5 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.31%) PHP
6 5 (4.42%) C++
7 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.77%) VB
9 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) CCAB
3 1 (0.88%) MCITP
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) MCSE
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.88%) PMP
3 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.77%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) SCSM
3 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (35.40%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.85%) Oracle
3 7 (6.19%) Lotus
4 4 (3.54%) VMware
4 4 (3.54%) MobileIron
5 3 (2.65%) Progress
5 3 (2.65%) Citrix
6 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.77%) Vermilion
7 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.88%) Symantec
7 1 (0.88%) McAfee
7 1 (0.88%) Altiris
7 1 (0.88%) Planview
7 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.88%) Polycom
7 1 (0.88%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.88%) CA
7 1 (0.88%) NetApp
7 1 (0.88%) Sybase
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