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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 50 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 44 60 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.17% 4.27% 5.05%
As % of the Applications category 25.29% 43.48% 56.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 41
Median daily rate £260 £288 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £125 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £365 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
- +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -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
174 138 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.54% 9.82% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 83 69
Median daily rate £325 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 31 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 31 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 43 (68.25%) Microsoft
2 29 (46.03%) MS Excel
3 27 (42.86%) Finance
3 27 (42.86%) Banking
4 23 (36.51%) Windows
5 12 (19.05%) MS Project
5 12 (19.05%) Change Management
6 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
7 10 (15.87%) MS Exchange
8 9 (14.29%) ITIL
8 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 8 (12.70%) SCCM
9 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
9 8 (12.70%) Retail
9 8 (12.70%) Business Analysis
9 8 (12.70%) MS Visio
9 8 (12.70%) Citrix
10 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 7 (11.11%) Process Management
10 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (11.11%) assyst
10 7 (11.11%) Retail Banking
10 7 (11.11%) Time Management
10 7 (11.11%) Windows 8
10 7 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (9.52%) XenApp
11 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (9.52%) JIRA

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 (15.87%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.17%) SAS
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (46.03%) MS Excel
2 12 (19.05%) MS Project
3 8 (12.70%) MS Visio
4 7 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) VPN
2 2 (3.17%) Broadband
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) Intranet
2 2 (3.17%) Wireless
3 1 (1.59%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) MS Access
2 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 27 (42.86%) Banking
1 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Retail
3 7 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Legal
5 2 (3.17%) Law
5 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.29%) Administrator
4 6 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (9.52%) IT Support
5 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Change Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.76%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) IT Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) Project Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.17%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.17%) Developer
8 2 (3.17%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Junior
8 2 (3.17%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.17%) Blog
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.59%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.59%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.17%) Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (1.59%) MVS
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Change Management
2 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.29%) ITIL
4 8 (12.70%) Business Analysis
5 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 7 (11.11%) Process Management
5 7 (11.11%) Time Management
5 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Project Management
6 6 (9.52%) Scrum
7 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.35%) Service Management
8 3 (4.76%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.17%) Analytics
9 2 (3.17%) Data Validation
9 2 (3.17%) Expense Management
9 2 (3.17%) ITSM
9 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) VBA
3 2 (3.17%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) VB
4 1 (1.59%) C
4 1 (1.59%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) C++
4 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Python
4 1 (1.59%) R
4 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (9.52%) MCP
2 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (7.94%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.52%) XenApp
3 3 (4.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (68.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Citrix
3 5 (7.94%) Sitecore
4 4 (6.35%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) EMC
6 2 (3.17%) HP
7 1 (1.59%) Apple
7 1 (1.59%) Google
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle
7 1 (1.59%) Planview
7 1 (1.59%) Symantec
7 1 (1.59%) VMware
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