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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 34 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 57 54 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.86% 4.24% 3.84%
As % of the Applications category 43.18% 48.21% 53.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £346 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £140 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £412 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £32.00 £11.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +180.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
132 112 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.93% 8.79% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 70 34
Average daily rate £325 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +2.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-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 3 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (44.22%) Finance
2 64 (43.54%) Microsoft
3 43 (29.25%) MS Office
4 39 (26.53%) Project Management
5 30 (20.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 29 (19.73%) MS Project
7 25 (17.01%) SQL
8 22 (14.97%) SQL Server
8 22 (14.97%) PRINCE2
9 20 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (13.61%) Banking
10 19 (12.93%) VBA
11 18 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (11.56%) .NET
12 17 (11.56%) Windows
13 16 (10.88%) MS Access
14 15 (10.20%) SharePoint
14 15 (10.20%) Retail
15 13 (8.84%) Business Analysis
16 12 (8.16%) Migration
17 11 (7.48%) JavaScript
17 11 (7.48%) C#
17 11 (7.48%) Degree
18 10 (6.80%) ASP.NET
18 10 (6.80%) MS Visio
18 10 (6.80%) Data Centre
19 9 (6.12%) CSS
19 9 (6.12%) Oracle
19 9 (6.12%) Change Management
19 9 (6.12%) QA

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.76%) SAS
3 6 (4.08%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.36%) IIS
5 2 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Drupal
6 1 (0.68%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 43 (29.25%) MS Office
2 30 (20.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (19.73%) MS Project
4 10 (6.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) InDesign
5 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.68%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.08%) VPN
2 3 (2.04%) LAN
3 2 (1.36%) DNS
3 2 (1.36%) Broadband
4 1 (0.68%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) Firewall
4 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.68%) VoIP
4 1 (0.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.88%) MS Access
3 6 (4.08%) Data Mining
4 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
General
1 65 (44.22%) Finance
2 20 (13.61%) Banking
3 15 (10.20%) Retail
4 5 (3.40%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.36%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (39.46%) Analyst
2 26 (17.69%) Developer
3 15 (10.20%) Business Analyst
4 14 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
5 12 (8.16%) Coordinator
5 12 (8.16%) Data Analyst
5 12 (8.16%) Project Coordinator
6 9 (6.12%) Administrator
6 9 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.08%) Architect
8 6 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (3.40%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.40%) Consultant
10 4 (2.72%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.72%) Change Analyst
10 4 (2.72%) Excel Developer
11 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (2.04%) UML Business Analyst
11 3 (2.04%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.56%) .NET
2 10 (6.80%) ASP.NET
3 9 (6.12%) CSS
4 8 (5.44%) HTML
5 7 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.40%) Web Services
6 5 (3.40%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.04%) MyBatis
7 3 (2.04%) jQuery
7 3 (2.04%) XML
7 3 (2.04%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.04%) Spring
8 2 (1.36%) Ajax
8 2 (1.36%) HTML5
8 2 (1.36%) CSS3
9 1 (0.68%) WCF
9 1 (0.68%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.36%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.36%) PMI
4 2 (1.36%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.36%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.36%) Statistics
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.68%) iPhone
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.68%) NHS
5 1 (0.68%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.56%) Windows
2 6 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.36%) UNIX
3 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.36%) Linux
3 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.68%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) AIX
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.53%) Project Management
2 22 (14.97%) PRINCE2
3 20 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (8.84%) Business Analysis
5 12 (8.16%) Migration
6 9 (6.12%) Change Management
7 8 (5.44%) RAD
7 8 (5.44%) Asset Management
7 8 (5.44%) Data Management
7 8 (5.44%) MVC
8 7 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 7 (4.76%) Investment Management
9 6 (4.08%) Release Management
9 6 (4.08%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.08%) Data Modelling
9 6 (4.08%) Process Management
9 6 (4.08%) ITIL
10 5 (3.40%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.40%) Change Control
11 4 (2.72%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.01%) SQL
2 19 (12.93%) VBA
3 11 (7.48%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.48%) C#
4 3 (2.04%) Java
4 3 (2.04%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.36%) C
6 1 (0.68%) C++
6 1 (0.68%) VB
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.68%) PeopleCode
6 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (7.48%) Degree
2 5 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (2.72%) ISEB
4 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.36%) APMP
4 2 (1.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.68%) MCP
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) QA
2 6 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.72%) vSphere
3 3 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.04%) XenApp
4 1 (0.68%) Firmware
4 1 (0.68%) Xen
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.36%) WSUS
2 2 (1.36%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 64 (43.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.12%) Oracle
3 6 (4.08%) Lotus
3 6 (4.08%) Cisco
4 5 (3.40%) EMC
5 4 (2.72%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.72%) VMware
6 3 (2.04%) Citrix
7 2 (1.36%) Symantec
8 1 (0.68%) McAfee
8 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.68%) Telerik
8 1 (0.68%) Planview
8 1 (0.68%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.68%) Tableau
8 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.68%) NetApp
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe
8 1 (0.68%) Sybase
8 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago