The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office 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 Office over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 57 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 39 60 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.58% 4.08% 4.37%
As % of the Applications category 22.29% 36.36% 49.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 37
Median daily rate £260 £265 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £127 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £393 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
MS Office
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
175 165 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.56% 11.22% 8.81%
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 £190 £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 Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Edinburgh region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Edinburgh region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office 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 Office.

1 45 (67.16%) Microsoft
2 29 (43.28%) Windows
3 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
4 25 (37.31%) Finance
5 21 (31.34%) Banking
6 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
6 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
7 12 (17.91%) MS Exchange
8 11 (16.42%) Change Management
9 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.93%) MS Project
9 10 (14.93%) SCCM
10 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
10 8 (11.94%) MS Visio
10 8 (11.94%) Citrix
10 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
11 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
11 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (10.45%) Disclosure Scotland
11 7 (10.45%) Time Management
11 7 (10.45%) assyst
11 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (10.45%) ITIL
11 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.96%) Scrum
12 6 (8.96%) Process Management
12 6 (8.96%) SQL
12 6 (8.96%) MCP

MS Office
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 12 (17.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.99%) SAS
6 1 (1.49%) CMS
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.93%) MS Project
3 8 (11.94%) MS Visio
4 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) assyst
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) VPN
2 3 (4.48%) Internet
3 2 (2.99%) Broadband
3 2 (2.99%) Intranet
3 2 (2.99%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) DHCP
4 1 (1.49%) DNS
4 1 (1.49%) Firewall
4 1 (1.49%) LAN
4 1 (1.49%) VoIP
4 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) MS Access
2 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) JIRA
General
1 25 (37.31%) Finance
2 21 (31.34%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Legal
4 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Administrator
3 7 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (10.45%) IT Support
3 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.48%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.48%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) IT Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 2 (2.99%) Finance Manager
7 2 (2.99%) PMO Planner
7 2 (2.99%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.48%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.48%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.99%) Blog
4 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.49%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.28%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
3 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.99%) Linux
6 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (1.49%) MVS
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) Change Management
2 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
3 8 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (10.45%) ITIL
4 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.45%) Time Management
5 6 (8.96%) Process Management
5 6 (8.96%) Scrum
6 5 (7.46%) Project Management
7 3 (4.48%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.48%) Service Management
8 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.99%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.99%) Change Control
8 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.99%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
1 6 (8.96%) VBA
2 2 (2.99%) Java
2 2 (2.99%) VB
3 1 (1.49%) C
3 1 (1.49%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) C++
3 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.49%) Perl
3 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.49%) Python
3 1 (1.49%) R
3 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (8.96%) MCP
2 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.99%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) HNC
4 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (7.46%) QA
3 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.96%) XenApp
3 3 (4.48%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (67.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Citrix
3 5 (7.46%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.97%) HP
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco
5 3 (4.48%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.99%) EMC
6 2 (2.99%) VMware
7 1 (1.49%) Apple
7 1 (1.49%) Dell
7 1 (1.49%) Google
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle
7 1 (1.49%) Planview
7 1 (1.49%) Symantec
Edinburgh
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Flexible for right candidate
Posted: 18 days ago