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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 40 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 50 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.43% 2.95% 5.02%
As % of the Applications category 35.21% 37.63% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 26
Average daily rate
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£315 £203 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £112 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £456 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £17.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.50 £17.00 £15.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.93 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.70%
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
142 93 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.73% 7.83% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 46 64
Average daily rate £380 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £120 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 £17.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £23.80 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (47.12%) Windows
1 49 (47.12%) Microsoft
2 42 (40.38%) MS Excel
3 36 (34.62%) Finance
4 29 (27.88%) Windows 7
5 23 (22.12%) Active Directory
6 22 (21.15%) Banking
7 17 (16.35%) SQL
8 13 (12.50%) Project Management
8 13 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
9 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
9 12 (11.54%) MS Project
9 12 (11.54%) ITIL
9 12 (11.54%) SharePoint
10 11 (10.58%) VBA
10 11 (10.58%) MS Visio
11 10 (9.62%) MS Exchange
11 10 (9.62%) Citrix
11 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (9.62%) Data Quality
12 9 (8.65%) .NET
12 9 (8.65%) Linux
13 8 (7.69%) CMS
13 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (7.69%) SAS
13 8 (7.69%) C#
13 8 (7.69%) SLA
13 8 (7.69%) Business Analysis
14 7 (6.73%) Retail

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.62%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.69%) SAS
3 8 (7.69%) CMS
4 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.96%) JBoss
7 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.96%) TeamSite
Applications
1 42 (40.38%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (11.54%) MS Project
4 11 (10.58%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.92%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) assyst
1 3 (2.88%) Eagle STAR
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
1 1 (0.96%) PaaS
1 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) VPN
2 4 (3.85%) LAN
2 4 (3.85%) Firewall
3 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.92%) Network Security
4 2 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.92%) VLAN
4 2 (1.92%) VoIP
4 2 (1.92%) DHCP
4 2 (1.92%) DNS
4 2 (1.92%) Intranet
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.96%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.96%) DB2
6 1 (0.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.96%) Checkstyle
2 1 (0.96%) Selenium
2 1 (0.96%) JUnit
General
1 36 (34.62%) Finance
2 22 (21.15%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Publishing
5 1 (0.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (40.38%) Analyst
2 17 (16.35%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (8.65%) Service Analyst
3 9 (8.65%) Support Analyst
3 9 (8.65%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 7 (6.73%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.77%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Administrator
7 4 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) SAS Data Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) UAT Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Architect
8 3 (2.88%) Trainer
8 3 (2.88%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) .NET
2 2 (1.92%) COM
3 1 (0.96%) XML
3 1 (0.96%) XSD
3 1 (0.96%) Flash
3 1 (0.96%) JAXB
3 1 (0.96%) OAuth
3 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.85%) E-Learning
3 4 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.88%) iPhone
4 3 (2.88%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.92%) SCORM
5 2 (1.92%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.96%) iPad
6 1 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.96%) CESG
6 1 (0.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.96%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 49 (47.12%) Windows
2 29 (27.88%) Windows 7
3 9 (8.65%) Linux
4 7 (6.73%) Windows XP
4 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.73%) Windows 8
5 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.92%) Android
7 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.92%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.92%) UNIX
8 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.50%) Project Management
2 12 (11.54%) ITIL
3 8 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 7 (6.73%) Change Management
4 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (5.77%) Data Management
5 6 (5.77%) Test Scripting
5 6 (5.77%) Data Governance
6 5 (4.81%) Migration
6 5 (4.81%) Data Analysis
6 5 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.85%) Software Testing
7 4 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.88%) Manual Testing
8 3 (2.88%) Change Control
8 3 (2.88%) Workflow
8 3 (2.88%) TOGAF
8 3 (2.88%) Service Management
8 3 (2.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.35%) SQL
2 11 (10.58%) VBA
3 8 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (1.92%) VB
4 2 (1.92%) Python
4 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.96%) Java
5 1 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.92%) CCNA
3 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) CCAB
3 2 (1.92%) MCDST
4 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.96%) PMP
4 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.96%) ACCA
4 1 (0.96%) CIMA
4 1 (0.96%) ISEB
4 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) Data Quality
2 8 (7.69%) SLA
3 3 (2.88%) QA
4 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (22.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) XenApp
3 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.96%) RACF
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) SCCM
2 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.92%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.96%) WSUS
3 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (47.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) Citrix
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle
3 4 (3.85%) Vermilion
3 4 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.85%) Symantec
3 4 (3.85%) VMware
4 3 (2.88%) Adobe
5 2 (1.92%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.92%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco
5 2 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (0.96%) SAP
6 1 (0.96%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.96%) CA
6 1 (0.96%) Lotus
6 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.96%) Apple
6 1 (0.96%) Teradata
6 1 (0.96%) Altiris
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