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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 58 62 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.48% 5.20% 3.83%
As % of the Applications category 36.94% 45.26% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 23
Average daily rate
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£273 £150 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.66% -47.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £108 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £350 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £298 £263
% change year-on-year
-4.20% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £12.26 £12.25 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.04% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £11.50 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.06 £19.00 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.89%
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
157 137 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.43% 11.48% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 82 48
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £115 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £440 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015, 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 52 (44.07%) MS Excel
2 51 (43.22%) Microsoft
3 48 (40.68%) Finance
4 37 (31.36%) Windows
5 32 (27.12%) Active Directory
6 28 (23.73%) Banking
7 27 (22.88%) Windows 7
8 24 (20.34%) MS Project
9 23 (19.49%) MS PowerPoint
10 20 (16.95%) Project Management
11 19 (16.10%) MS Visio
12 17 (14.41%) SharePoint
12 17 (14.41%) ITIL
12 17 (14.41%) Migration
12 17 (14.41%) SCCM
13 16 (13.56%) Change Management
13 16 (13.56%) MS Exchange
13 16 (13.56%) Data Centre
14 15 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (11.02%) Business Analysis
16 12 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (9.32%) Lync
17 11 (9.32%) VMware
17 11 (9.32%) HP
17 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (9.32%) VPN
17 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (8.47%) Degree

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 17 (14.41%) SharePoint
2 16 (13.56%) MS Exchange
3 11 (9.32%) Lync
4 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.69%) SAS
6 2 (1.69%) JBoss
6 2 (1.69%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.69%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.85%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (44.07%) MS Excel
2 24 (20.34%) MS Project
3 23 (19.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (16.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.85%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) assyst
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) VPN
2 7 (5.93%) DNS
2 7 (5.93%) SAN
2 7 (5.93%) DHCP
3 6 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.54%) Firewall
4 3 (2.54%) Network Security
4 3 (2.54%) Broadband
4 3 (2.54%) LAN
4 3 (2.54%) VoIP
5 2 (1.69%) WLAN
5 2 (1.69%) WAN
5 2 (1.69%) Intranet
5 2 (1.69%) Internet
5 2 (1.69%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.69%) Wireless
6 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Toad
2 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.85%) ERwin
General
1 48 (40.68%) Finance
2 28 (23.73%) Banking
3 4 (3.39%) Retail
4 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 65 (55.08%) Analyst
2 15 (12.71%) Support Analyst
2 15 (12.71%) Business Analyst
3 13 (11.02%) Administrator
4 8 (6.78%) Data Analyst
4 8 (6.78%) Desktop Support
4 8 (6.78%) PMO Analyst
4 8 (6.78%) IT Support
5 6 (5.08%) Developer
5 6 (5.08%) Coordinator
5 6 (5.08%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (5.08%) VBA Developer
6 5 (4.24%) Change Analyst
6 5 (4.24%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.39%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (3.39%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.39%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (3.39%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (3.39%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.08%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.69%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.24%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.24%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.24%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.39%) User Experience
5 3 (2.54%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.69%) PMI
6 2 (1.69%) GIS
6 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.69%) iPhone
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
7 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.36%) Windows
2 27 (22.88%) Windows 7
3 15 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.63%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.08%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.24%) Linux
9 4 (3.39%) Android
10 3 (2.54%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.95%) Project Management
2 17 (14.41%) Migration
2 17 (14.41%) ITIL
3 16 (13.56%) Change Management
4 15 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (11.02%) Business Analysis
6 12 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (6.78%) Change Control
7 8 (6.78%) Process Management
8 6 (5.08%) Data Migration
8 6 (5.08%) Time Management
9 5 (4.24%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (4.24%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.24%) Data Management
10 4 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.39%) Validation
10 4 (3.39%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (3.39%) RAD
10 4 (3.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.93%) VBA
2 4 (3.39%) SQL
3 3 (2.54%) C#
3 3 (2.54%) Java
4 1 (0.85%) VBScript
4 1 (0.85%) PeopleCode
4 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (8.47%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) HND
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.54%) MCP
4 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) APMP
5 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (5.08%) QA
2 6 (5.08%) SLA
3 3 (2.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.93%) vSphere
4 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.54%) BitLocker
4 3 (2.54%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.54%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.69%) XenApp
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (14.41%) SCCM
2 4 (3.39%) WSUS
3 3 (2.54%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (43.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.32%) HP
2 11 (9.32%) VMware
3 9 (7.63%) Cisco
3 9 (7.63%) EMC
4 6 (5.08%) Oracle
5 5 (4.24%) Citrix
5 5 (4.24%) Planview
6 4 (3.39%) Lotus
7 3 (2.54%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (2.54%) CommVault
7 3 (2.54%) Veritas
7 3 (2.54%) Dell
8 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.69%) Symantec
8 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.85%) Apple
9 1 (0.85%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.85%) Teradata
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