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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 40 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 32 36 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.46% 2.40% 3.19%
As % of the Applications category 37.65% 30.51% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 27
Median daily rate £159 £250 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% -20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £113 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £255
% change year-on-year
-11.21% +21.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £11.45 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.93% -8.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £11.45 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £11.45 £74.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
85 118 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.18% 7.87% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 79 69
Median daily rate £321 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.72% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £11.45 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.93% +1.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £11.45 £31.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 44 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 31 (45.59%) MS Excel
3 26 (38.24%) Windows
3 26 (38.24%) Finance
4 22 (32.35%) Windows 7
5 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (25.00%) Banking
6 15 (22.06%) Active Directory
7 12 (17.65%) Change Management
8 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.71%) Business Analysis
9 10 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (14.71%) SharePoint
10 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
10 9 (13.24%) Project Management
11 8 (11.76%) Citrix
11 8 (11.76%) SQL
11 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (11.76%) Office 365
11 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (11.76%) Windows 10
12 7 (10.29%) SCCM
12 7 (10.29%) Oracle
12 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
13 6 (8.82%) ITIL
13 6 (8.82%) Java
13 6 (8.82%) MS Project
13 6 (8.82%) Retail
13 6 (8.82%) Information Management

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 10 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.94%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (45.59%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (8.82%) MS Project
4 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.47%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Sonata
2 3 (4.41%) assyst
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) VPN
2 3 (4.41%) HTTP
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) SAN
3 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) Power BI
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.94%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.47%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (38.24%) Finance
2 17 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
3 6 (8.82%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Law
5 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Analyst
2 11 (16.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Developer
5 5 (7.35%) IT Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Service Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Software Project Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Software Project Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) IT Support
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (4.41%) Entity Framework
2 3 (4.41%) RESTful
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) WSDL
3 1 (1.47%) XML
3 1 (1.47%) XSD
3 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) CMDB
5 1 (1.47%) DataPower
5 1 (1.47%) iPad
5 1 (1.47%) iPhone
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 22 (32.35%) Windows 7
3 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.94%) AIX
7 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.94%) Linux
7 2 (2.94%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Change Management
2 10 (14.71%) Business Analysis
2 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
3 9 (13.24%) Project Management
4 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.82%) Information Management
5 6 (8.82%) ITIL
6 5 (7.35%) Scrum
6 5 (7.35%) Wealth Management
7 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.88%) Process Management
8 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.41%) MVC
8 3 (4.41%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.41%) Test Scripting
9 2 (2.94%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (2.94%) Smoke Testing
9 2 (2.94%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) Java
3 5 (7.35%) C#
3 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.94%) MCITP
3 2 (2.94%) MCP
3 2 (2.94%) MCSA
3 2 (2.94%) MCSE
3 2 (2.94%) MCTS
3 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) APMP
4 1 (1.47%) CCA
4 1 (1.47%) HND
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.47%) XenApp
4 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) SCCM
2 2 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.94%) Netcool
2 2 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Citrix
3 7 (10.29%) Oracle
4 5 (7.35%) FNZ
5 4 (5.88%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.94%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.94%) Veritas
7 1 (1.47%) Apple
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) Lumension
7 1 (1.47%) Mitel