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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 71 30 46
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Office 25 61 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.77% 4.58% 2.44%
As % of the Applications category 22.52% 38.61% 35.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 41 18
Average daily rate £290 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £105 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £267 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +18.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
111 158 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.84% 11.87% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 99 40
Average daily rate £325 £398 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.34% +24.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £159 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +175.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 35 (53.03%) Microsoft
2 34 (51.52%) MS Excel
3 23 (34.85%) Finance
4 19 (28.79%) Banking
4 19 (28.79%) Windows
5 15 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 14 (21.21%) MS Visio
7 13 (19.70%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (16.67%) Migration
9 11 (16.67%) Project Management
9 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 10 (15.15%) MS Project
11 9 (13.64%) ITIL
11 9 (13.64%) Business Analysis
11 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
12 8 (12.12%) Data Migration
12 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
13 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
13 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (10.61%) SCCM
14 6 (9.09%) Degree
14 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
15 5 (7.58%) Change Control
15 5 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
15 5 (7.58%) CRM
15 5 (7.58%) Java

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.52%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) Lync
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (51.52%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.21%) MS Visio
3 13 (19.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (15.15%) MS Project
5 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.06%) assyst
3 2 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) VPN
2 3 (4.55%) LAN
2 3 (4.55%) WAN
3 2 (3.03%) WebEx
3 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.52%) Broadband
4 1 (1.52%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.52%) GIS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.03%) JDeveloper
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) JProfiler
3 1 (1.52%) Toad
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 19 (28.79%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Analyst
2 8 (12.12%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Administrator
3 7 (10.61%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (6.06%) IT Administrator
4 4 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Consultant
5 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 3 (4.55%) IT Support
5 3 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.03%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 2 (3.03%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (3.03%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (3.03%) Finance Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Payments Business Analyst
6 2 (3.03%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.52%) Java EE
1 1 (1.52%) XML
1 1 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.52%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Windows
2 15 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.03%) Linux
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (16.67%) Migration
2 11 (16.67%) Project Management
3 9 (13.64%) Business Analysis
3 9 (13.64%) ITIL
4 8 (12.12%) Data Migration
5 5 (7.58%) Change Control
5 5 (7.58%) CRM
5 5 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.06%) Change Management
6 4 (6.06%) Process Management
7 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.55%) Analytics
7 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.03%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) Data Management
8 2 (3.03%) Investment Management
8 2 (3.03%) People Management
8 2 (3.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) Java
2 3 (4.55%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) VBA
3 2 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) Perl
4 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) Python
4 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.52%) VB
4 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (1.52%) HNC
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (7.58%) SLA
3 2 (3.03%) QA
3 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.03%) Firmware
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (53.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) HP
3 4 (6.06%) VMware
4 3 (4.55%) EMC
4 3 (4.55%) Google
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.52%) Apple
6 1 (1.52%) Dell
6 1 (1.52%) ESRI
6 1 (1.52%) Informatica
6 1 (1.52%) Netezza
6 1 (1.52%) Planview
6 1 (1.52%) Teradata
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