The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office 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 Office over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Edinburgh region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Office 56 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.50% 2.56% 3.73%
As % of the Applications category 47.06% 34.72% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 17
Average daily rate
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£225 £215 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £107 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £396 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.09% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £18.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +9.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £14.00 £14.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.70 £22.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
119 72 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.56% 7.38% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 35 52
Average daily rate £325 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £118 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £396 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.25 £13.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +50.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £9.96 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £22.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.21 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +1.36%
MS Office
Scotland

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Office 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 Office.

1 51 (47.66%) MS Excel
2 47 (43.93%) Windows
3 36 (33.64%) Microsoft
4 33 (30.84%) Windows 7
5 30 (28.04%) Finance
6 23 (21.50%) Active Directory
7 17 (15.89%) Citrix
7 17 (15.89%) Project Management
8 16 (14.95%) MS Project
9 15 (14.02%) Windows XP
10 13 (12.15%) ITIL
10 13 (12.15%) VBA
10 13 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (10.28%) MS Exchange
11 11 (10.28%) Security Cleared
12 10 (9.35%) PRINCE2
13 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (8.41%) SC Cleared
13 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (8.41%) Change Control
13 9 (8.41%) Banking
14 8 (7.48%) Blackberry
14 8 (7.48%) Management Information System
14 8 (7.48%) VMware
14 8 (7.48%) MS Visio
14 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
14 8 (7.48%) SQL
14 8 (7.48%) SLA
15 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
15 7 (6.54%) SCCM

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Office 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 Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.28%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.74%) CMS
4 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.87%) Lync
5 2 (1.87%) SAS
6 1 (0.93%) CICS
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 51 (47.66%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.95%) MS Project
3 8 (7.48%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) assyst
2 2 (1.87%) Agresso
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) VPN
1 6 (5.61%) SAN
2 5 (4.67%) VoIP
3 4 (3.74%) DHCP
3 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.74%) DNS
4 3 (2.80%) LAN
4 3 (2.80%) Network Security
5 2 (1.87%) Wireless
5 2 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.87%) MS Access
4 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) TestDirector
General
1 30 (28.04%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Banking
3 2 (1.87%) Back Office
3 2 (1.87%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (36.45%) Analyst
2 11 (10.28%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (8.41%) Support Engineer
3 9 (8.41%) Desktop Support
4 8 (7.48%) Support Analyst
4 8 (7.48%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (6.54%) PMO Manager
5 7 (6.54%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Administrator
5 7 (6.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (4.67%) Service Analyst
6 5 (4.67%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (4.67%) Project Analyst
7 4 (3.74%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (3.74%) Applications Support
8 3 (2.80%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.80%) Trainer
8 3 (2.80%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.80%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) .NET
2 3 (2.80%) EDI
3 2 (1.87%) Flash
4 1 (0.93%) HTML
4 1 (0.93%) CSS
4 1 (0.93%) jQuery
4 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Blackberry
1 8 (7.48%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.80%) CLARiiON
3 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.87%) Replication
3 2 (1.87%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.93%) iPad
4 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.93%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.93%) Windows
2 33 (30.84%) Windows 7
3 15 (14.02%) Windows XP
4 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.54%) Windows Vista
6 6 (5.61%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.74%) Linux
8 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.80%) UNIX
9 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.87%) SUSE
9 2 (1.87%) Android
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.89%) Project Management
2 13 (12.15%) ITIL
2 13 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (9.35%) PRINCE2
4 9 (8.41%) Change Control
5 7 (6.54%) Software Deployment
5 7 (6.54%) Project Planning
6 5 (4.67%) Migration
6 5 (4.67%) Change Management
7 4 (3.74%) Workflow
7 4 (3.74%) ERP
7 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.74%) Test Scripting
8 3 (2.80%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (2.80%) Programme Management
8 3 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.80%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.80%) CRM
8 3 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.80%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.15%) VBA
2 8 (7.48%) SQL
3 4 (3.74%) C#
4 3 (2.80%) Perl
5 2 (1.87%) Korn
5 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.87%) C-shell
6 1 (0.93%) Python
6 1 (0.93%) JCL
6 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.61%) Degree
4 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.87%) MCP
6 1 (0.93%) CCNA
6 1 (0.93%) CISSP
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
6 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.93%) CCAB
6 1 (0.93%) MCDST
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) QA
3 2 (1.87%) COBIT
4 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (21.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.54%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (4.67%) vSphere
4 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (1.87%) XenApp
7 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) SCCM
2 3 (2.80%) SCOM
2 3 (2.80%) WSUS
3 2 (1.87%) nmon
3 2 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.87%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.89%) Citrix
3 8 (7.48%) VMware
4 4 (3.74%) CA
4 4 (3.74%) HP
4 4 (3.74%) Cisco
5 3 (2.80%) Lumension
5 3 (2.80%) Dell
5 3 (2.80%) EMC
5 3 (2.80%) CommVault
5 3 (2.80%) AppSense
6 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.87%) Symantec
7 1 (0.93%) Apple
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle
7 1 (0.93%) Cognos
7 1 (0.93%) Teradata
7 1 (0.93%) BI-SAM
7 1 (0.93%) Veritas
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