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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 59 61 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.13% 5.09% 3.17%
As % of the Applications category 41.55% 55.96% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 16
Average daily rate
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£288 £225 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -20.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £118 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £438 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £292 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+29.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% -4.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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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
142 109 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.94% 9.10% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 69 28
Average daily rate £313 £331 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £124 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 51 (44.35%) Microsoft
2 50 (43.48%) MS Excel
3 44 (38.26%) Finance
4 38 (33.04%) Windows
5 30 (26.09%) Project Management
6 29 (25.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 25 (21.74%) Active Directory
8 24 (20.87%) MS Project
8 24 (20.87%) Banking
9 22 (19.13%) Windows 7
10 20 (17.39%) Data Centre
11 18 (15.65%) Change Management
12 15 (13.04%) SharePoint
13 14 (12.17%) Migration
14 13 (11.30%) MS Exchange
15 12 (10.43%) Business Analysis
16 11 (9.57%) Lync
16 11 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (9.57%) SCCM
16 11 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (9.57%) VMware
16 11 (9.57%) PRINCE2
16 11 (9.57%) VPN
17 10 (8.70%) MS Visio
17 10 (8.70%) Oracle
17 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (7.83%) Process Management
18 9 (7.83%) SQL
18 9 (7.83%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 15 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.30%) MS Exchange
3 11 (9.57%) Lync
4 6 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.48%) SAS
6 3 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.61%) JBoss
7 2 (1.74%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.74%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.74%) CMS
7 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.74%) IIS
8 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 29 (25.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (20.87%) MS Project
4 10 (8.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.87%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.61%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
1 1 (0.87%) PaaS
1 1 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) VPN
2 7 (6.09%) Firewall
3 6 (5.22%) LAN
4 4 (3.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.61%) Broadband
5 3 (2.61%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.61%) SAN
6 2 (1.74%) Internet
6 2 (1.74%) DNS
6 2 (1.74%) VoIP
6 2 (1.74%) WLAN
6 2 (1.74%) WAN
6 2 (1.74%) DHCP
6 2 (1.74%) Wireless
6 2 (1.74%) VLAN
6 2 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.74%) Network Security
6 2 (1.74%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.87%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.87%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.87%) Selenium
1 1 (0.87%) Robot Framework
General
1 44 (38.26%) Finance
2 24 (20.87%) Banking
3 8 (6.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.61%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Front Office
6 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (55.65%) Analyst
2 17 (14.78%) Support Analyst
3 12 (10.43%) Business Analyst
4 11 (9.57%) Administrator
5 10 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.83%) PMO Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) Service Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) IT Support
8 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Architect
9 5 (4.35%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Change Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (3.48%) Programme Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Programme Support Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (3.48%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.61%) OAuth
3 2 (1.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.61%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.61%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.74%) iPhone
5 2 (1.74%) CESG
5 2 (1.74%) PMI
6 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.87%) GIS
6 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.87%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.87%) SCORM
6 1 (0.87%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.87%) Social Media
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.87%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.04%) Windows
2 22 (19.13%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.96%) Linux
7 7 (6.09%) Windows XP
7 7 (6.09%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.48%) Android
9 3 (2.61%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.74%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.09%) Project Management
2 18 (15.65%) Change Management
3 14 (12.17%) Migration
4 12 (10.43%) Business Analysis
5 11 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.57%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.83%) Process Management
6 9 (7.83%) ITIL
7 7 (6.09%) Supplier Management
8 6 (5.22%) People Management
9 5 (4.35%) Business Development
9 5 (4.35%) Project Planning
9 5 (4.35%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.48%) TOGAF
10 4 (3.48%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.48%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.48%) Balanced Scorecard
10 4 (3.48%) SOA
10 4 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.83%) SQL
2 1 (0.87%) Python
2 1 (0.87%) PeopleCode
2 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.09%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.48%) HND
4 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) APMP
4 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.87%) MCP
5 1 (0.87%) ISEB
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (5.22%) QA
3 5 (4.35%) Data Quality
4 4 (3.48%) SLA
5 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.61%) vSphere
3 3 (2.61%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.74%) XenApp
4 2 (1.74%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.87%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.87%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (9.57%) SCCM
2 2 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.87%) WSUS
3 1 (0.87%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 51 (44.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.57%) VMware
3 10 (8.70%) Oracle
4 9 (7.83%) Cisco
5 8 (6.96%) HP
6 7 (6.09%) EMC
7 5 (4.35%) Citrix
8 4 (3.48%) Lotus
8 4 (3.48%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.61%) Symantec
9 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.74%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.74%) Planview
11 1 (0.87%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.87%) McAfee
11 1 (0.87%) Adobe
11 1 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.87%) IBM
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