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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 90 73 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.87% 4.97% 4.41%
As % of the Applications category 50.85% 44.24% 49.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 32
Median daily rate £350 £282 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.33% -16.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £179 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £24.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.77% -2.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
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
177 165 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.55% 11.22% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 106 68
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £189 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 80 (60.15%) Microsoft
2 68 (51.13%) Finance
3 31 (23.31%) Banking
4 29 (21.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (20.30%) MS Office
5 27 (20.30%) Windows
6 24 (18.05%) MS Project
7 23 (17.29%) SQL Server
8 22 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
10 20 (15.04%) SQL
11 19 (14.29%) Migration
12 18 (13.53%) Windows Server
13 16 (12.03%) Linux
13 16 (12.03%) Active Directory
14 15 (11.28%) Java
14 15 (11.28%) Oracle
14 15 (11.28%) PowerShell
15 14 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (10.53%) Project Management
15 14 (10.53%) Data Centre
15 14 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (9.77%) Legal
16 13 (9.77%) ITIL
16 13 (9.77%) MS Exchange
17 12 (9.02%) PaaS
18 11 (8.27%) Disclosure Scotland
18 11 (8.27%) C#
18 11 (8.27%) Perl
18 11 (8.27%) Configuration Management

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 13 (9.77%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.01%) Apache
4 4 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.26%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.50%) JBoss
6 2 (1.50%) SAS
6 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.75%) CMS
7 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 27 (20.30%) MS Office
2 24 (18.05%) MS Project
3 21 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (6.02%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Markit EDM
2 6 (4.51%) assyst
3 4 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.02%) PaaS
3 9 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.50%) Office 365
5 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) VPN
1 6 (4.51%) WAN
2 5 (3.76%) LAN
3 3 (2.26%) DNS
4 2 (1.50%) Broadband
4 2 (1.50%) DHCP
4 2 (1.50%) Firewall
4 2 (1.50%) Internet
4 2 (1.50%) Network Security
4 2 (1.50%) Skype
5 1 (0.75%) ATM
5 1 (0.75%) DDNS
5 1 (0.75%) SAN
5 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (5.26%) MS Access
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.01%) HDInsight
6 3 (2.26%) OLTP
7 1 (0.75%) GIS
7 1 (0.75%) Informix
7 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Jenkins
1 10 (7.52%) MSBuild
1 10 (7.52%) Octopus Deploy
1 10 (7.52%) TeamCity
2 6 (4.51%) JIRA
3 2 (1.50%) JUnit
3 2 (1.50%) NetBeans
General
1 68 (51.13%) Finance
2 31 (23.31%) Banking
3 13 (9.77%) Legal
4 9 (6.77%) Retail
5 6 (4.51%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.50%) Billing
6 2 (1.50%) Front Office
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) German Language
7 1 (0.75%) International Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.75%) Law
7 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (21.80%) Analyst
2 26 (19.55%) Architect
3 16 (12.03%) Technical Architect
4 15 (11.28%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (9.77%) Developer
6 10 (7.52%) PMO Analyst
7 9 (6.77%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.02%) Administrator
8 8 (6.02%) Azure Architect
8 8 (6.02%) IT Support
9 7 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.51%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (4.51%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.51%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Consultant
11 5 (3.76%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
11 5 (3.76%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.76%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.77%) Entity Framework
2 4 (3.01%) .NET
2 4 (3.01%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.26%) Middleware
4 2 (1.50%) CSS
4 2 (1.50%) CSS3
4 2 (1.50%) HTML
4 2 (1.50%) HTML5
4 2 (1.50%) jQuery
4 2 (1.50%) MyBatis
4 2 (1.50%) RESTful
4 2 (1.50%) Thymeleaf
5 1 (0.75%) Google Maps API
5 1 (0.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.01%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.01%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.01%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.50%) Clustering
5 2 (1.50%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.50%) PMI
6 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.75%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.30%) Windows
2 18 (13.53%) Windows Server
3 16 (12.03%) Linux
4 14 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (8.27%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.01%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.26%) Solaris
9 2 (1.50%) AIX
9 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.80%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (14.29%) Migration
3 14 (10.53%) Project Management
4 13 (9.77%) ITIL
5 11 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.27%) Configuration Management
6 10 (7.52%) Business Analysis
6 10 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (7.52%) DevOps
7 9 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.02%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.26%) Change Management
9 7 (5.26%) Service Management
10 6 (4.51%) CRM
10 6 (4.51%) ETL
10 6 (4.51%) MVC
10 6 (4.51%) Project Planning
11 5 (3.76%) Analytics
11 5 (3.76%) Programme Management
11 5 (3.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.04%) SQL
2 15 (11.28%) Java
2 15 (11.28%) PowerShell
3 11 (8.27%) C#
3 11 (8.27%) Perl
4 9 (6.77%) Python
5 8 (6.02%) Bash Shell
5 8 (6.02%) Bourne shell
5 8 (6.02%) C++
5 8 (6.02%) Korn
5 8 (6.02%) Ruby
6 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.76%) VBA
7 2 (1.50%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.75%) VB
8 1 (0.75%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.01%) BC Cleared
3 4 (3.01%) MCP
4 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.75%) APMP
5 1 (0.75%) Degree
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (6.02%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.01%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (12.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.52%) Docker
3 3 (2.26%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.75%) XenApp
5 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.52%) Ansible
1 10 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (7.52%) Puppet
2 9 (6.77%) SCCM
3 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.75%) SCOM
3 1 (0.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 80 (60.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.28%) Oracle
3 10 (7.52%) Splunk
4 5 (3.76%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.01%) Cisco
5 4 (3.01%) HP
5 4 (3.01%) VMware
6 3 (2.26%) Citrix
6 3 (2.26%) EMC
6 3 (2.26%) Google
6 3 (2.26%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.50%) Charles River
7 2 (1.50%) IBM
8 1 (0.75%) Planview
8 1 (0.75%) SAP
8 1 (0.75%) Sun
8 1 (0.75%) Symantec
8 1 (0.75%) Teradata
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