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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 59 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.05% 4.04% 3.56%
As % of the Applications category 35.33% 45.54% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 25
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £120 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £438 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £240 £264
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.20 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.75% -
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
167 112 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.45% 8.87% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 67 39
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £173 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £9.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +103.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -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 April 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 April 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 49 (41.53%) Finance
1 49 (41.53%) Microsoft
2 48 (40.68%) MS Excel
3 38 (32.20%) Windows
4 28 (23.73%) Project Management
5 26 (22.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 25 (21.19%) MS Project
7 24 (20.34%) Banking
8 22 (18.64%) Active Directory
9 20 (16.95%) Windows 7
10 19 (16.10%) Change Management
11 17 (14.41%) SharePoint
12 14 (11.86%) Business Analysis
12 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (11.02%) Migration
14 12 (10.17%) SQL
14 12 (10.17%) MS Exchange
15 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (8.47%) ITIL
16 10 (8.47%) SCCM
16 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (8.47%) Retail
17 9 (7.63%) Windows 8
17 9 (7.63%) Lync
17 9 (7.63%) PRINCE2
17 9 (7.63%) VMware
17 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (6.78%) Process Management
18 8 (6.78%) Oracle

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 12 (10.17%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.63%) Lync
4 6 (5.08%) SAS
5 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.69%) CMS
6 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.69%) IIS
6 2 (1.69%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.69%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.85%) JBoss
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 48 (40.68%) MS Excel
2 26 (22.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (21.19%) MS Project
4 7 (5.93%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) assyst
2 1 (0.85%) Eagle STAR
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
1 1 (0.85%) PaaS
1 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) VPN
2 5 (4.24%) LAN
2 5 (4.24%) Firewall
3 3 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (2.54%) SAN
4 2 (1.69%) Internet
4 2 (1.69%) DNS
4 2 (1.69%) VoIP
4 2 (1.69%) WLAN
4 2 (1.69%) WAN
4 2 (1.69%) DHCP
4 2 (1.69%) Broadband
4 2 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.69%) VLAN
4 2 (1.69%) Network Security
4 2 (1.69%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) DB2
3 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.85%) Checkstyle
2 1 (0.85%) Selenium
2 1 (0.85%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 49 (41.53%) Finance
2 24 (20.34%) Banking
3 10 (8.47%) Retail
4 2 (1.69%) Publishing
4 2 (1.69%) Front Office
4 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (55.08%) Analyst
2 14 (11.86%) Support Analyst
3 13 (11.02%) PMO Analyst
4 11 (9.32%) Service Analyst
5 10 (8.47%) Administrator
5 10 (8.47%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.63%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.93%) Data Analyst
9 6 (5.08%) IT Support
10 5 (4.24%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) IT Support Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Architect
11 4 (3.39%) SAS Data Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Change Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) SAS Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Programme Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Programme Support Analyst
12 3 (2.54%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.08%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) J2EE
3 1 (0.85%) COM
3 1 (0.85%) XML
3 1 (0.85%) XSD
3 1 (0.85%) Flash
3 1 (0.85%) JAXB
3 1 (0.85%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.39%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.54%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.69%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.85%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.85%) GIS
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) SCORM
5 1 (0.85%) CESG
5 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.20%) Windows
2 20 (16.95%) Windows 7
3 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (7.63%) Windows 8
4 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.08%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.54%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (2.54%) Linux
7 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) Project Management
2 19 (16.10%) Change Management
3 14 (11.86%) Business Analysis
4 13 (11.02%) Migration
5 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (8.47%) ITIL
7 9 (7.63%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.78%) Process Management
8 8 (6.78%) Project Planning
9 7 (5.93%) Supplier Management
10 5 (4.24%) Business Development
11 4 (3.39%) Investment Management
11 4 (3.39%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.39%) People Management
11 4 (3.39%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.39%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.39%) Data Management
11 4 (3.39%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.39%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.17%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) VB
2 1 (0.85%) Python
2 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (5.93%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.39%) HND
4 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) ISEB
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ACCA
5 1 (0.85%) CIMA
5 1 (0.85%) CCAB
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (5.93%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.08%) QA
3 4 (3.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.54%) vSphere
3 2 (1.69%) XenApp
3 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.85%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) SCCM
2 2 (1.69%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.85%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (41.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.63%) VMware
3 8 (6.78%) Oracle
4 7 (5.93%) Cisco
4 7 (5.93%) HP
5 6 (5.08%) EMC
6 5 (4.24%) Citrix
7 4 (3.39%) Lotus
7 4 (3.39%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.69%) Symantec
8 2 (1.69%) Adobe
8 2 (1.69%) IBM
8 2 (1.69%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.85%) SAP
9 1 (0.85%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.85%) McAfee
9 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.85%) Planview
9 1 (0.85%) Vermilion
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